African Focus

Lifebuoy celebrates Global Handwashing Day with Sowetan school kids

On Thursday 15 October, Lifebuoy commemorated the 8th Global Handwashing Day (GHD) together with the GHD co-founder and Unilever’s hygiene and nutrition social mission director for Africa, Dr Myriam Sidibe. Also in attendance were Unilever’s executive vice-president of Africa, Bruno Witvoet; Unilever SA’s CEO Peter Cowan; and acting chief director of environmental and port health services, Aneliswa Cele.

Earthoil’s argan oil brings medical care to Moroccan women

Some of the women from all-female co-operative in Morocco who have gained better access to healthcare, thanks to Earthoil

An all-female co-operative in the Souss Valley area of Morocco has gained better access to healthcare, thanks to its partnership with Earthoil. The co-operative is responsible for the production of the world’s only Fairtrade argan oil.

Grab your piece of the African pie

Africa, an enticing emerging marketRoland Berger Strategy Consultants, a leading global agency that combines sound analyses with creative strategies, focused its attention on emerging markets in the research document entitled Africa, the New ‘Eldorado’ for Beauty, Cosmetics and Personal Care Players.

The new destination for development

Micheal Colson and Neil Kacharia at in-cosmetics BarcelonaDespite her diversity, complicated distribution network and political challenges, Africa’s personal care industry is thriving. Pharmaceutical & Cosmetic Review discovers interesting insights into doing business on this unique continent.

New R&D lab for Henkel Beauty Care South Africa

Stefan Geister, Henkel’s regional director of market expansion in sub-Saharan AfricaA significant milestone in advancing the local ethnic hair care market, the launch of Henkel Beauty Care’s South African research and development (R&D) laboratory on 6 March 2015 is putting our country on the map as a producer of world-class personal care products.

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