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Airbnb’s new luxe rentals include a $1m Polynesian island

29 Jun 2019 /  Olivia Carville and Claire Ballentine, Bloomberg
Airbnb is now catering to the mega-wealthy with a new tier of luxury rentals.

Eskom is killing people with its China-level pollution

27 Jun 2019 /  Antony Sguazzin and Londell Phumi Ramalepe, Bloomberg
Eskom’s plants emit as much as 3 500 milligrams of sulfur dioxide per normal cubic metre, with devastating consequences.

Protecting basic services from disasters saves cash, improves lives – World Bank

23 Jun 2019 /  Megan Rowling, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Natural disasters are costing households and businesses in low- and middle-income countries at least $390bn a year, study shows.

The lipstick that raised $500m to fight Aids

22 Jun 2019 /  Kim Bhasin, Bloomberg
Each year, Viva Glam lipsticks generate between $20m and $30m, which goes towards its HIV/Aids campaign.

BMW billionaire heirs say their lives are harder than you think

22 Jun 2019 /  Chris Reiter, Bloomberg
There are pressures that come with being guardians of wealth.

Top food firms spot supply-chain risks to forests in real time

17 Jun 2019 /  Michael Taylor, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Deforestation is a key driver of global warming, accounting for about 15% of emissions of heat-trapping gases.

Sustainable, socially minded Father’s Day gifts for the woke dad

15 Jun 2019 /  Joshua Stein, Bloomberg
As the roles of fathers and notions of masculinity evolve, so should your gift giving.

Running dry: Competing for water on a thirsty planet

8 Jun 2019 /  Laurie Goering, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Around the world, fresh water is fast becoming a dangerously scarce resource.

In a jam: How traffic slows urban economies

26 May 2019 /  Adela Suliman, Thomson Reuters Foundation
Expensive commutes and a lack of reliable transport options are disrupting urban economies and affecting quality of life.

A grown up, good looking watch for under R6 000? Here are eight

12 May 2019 /  Cator Sparks, Bloomberg
From Kennedy-era classics with clean lines to over-the-top designs that are works of art on the wrist.

Why the world is due a revolution in economics education

22 Apr 2019 /  Joris Tieleman
The economics taught at university poorly reflects real world issues, whether they are political, environmental or social.

The world’s best bar has been reborn – and it’s worth the wait

14 Apr 2019 /  Richard Vines, Bloomberg
The World’s Best Bar Dandelyan has been reborn as Lyaness in the Sea Containers London hotel.

How real journalists can thrive in the fake-news era

14 Apr 2019 /  Marcos Barros
Lessons from Brazil.

Your seats may be comfier, smell better in coach cabin of the future

7 Apr 2019 /  Benedikt Kammel, Bloomberg
The latest trend is a more homey feeling.

Regulators knew before crashes about 737 MAX problems – document

29 Mar 2019 /  Jamie Freed, Reuters
Conditions for use not included in flight manual.

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