Namibia

Drought, floods show urgency of improved water security in Africa

Africa’s vulnerability to climate change was once again demonstrated in late 2023, when torrential rains swept across much of East Africa, bringing devastating floods just six months after a record-breaking five-season drought in the region.

Economic inclusion of women is good for business, good for Africa

International Women’s Day highlights the private sector's crucial role in advancing the economic inclusion of women in Africa. At Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), we use our industry leadership to be part of the solution for positive change on the African continent.

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa announces CEO succession

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) today announced that CEO Jacques Vermeulen will retire after 28 years of service with the Coca-Cola system.

African Continental Free Trade Area could be the antidote to current macro-economic challenges

The World Trade Organisation has recently warned that global tensions are causing fragmentation of trade, noting an uptick in unilateral trade restrictions and a growing trend towards consolidation of relationships within limited groups of “friendly” counties.

Momentum grows to solve the world’s plastic waste problem

Today as people all over the globe gather for World Cleanup Day, there is compelling reason to believe that an end to the plastic waste problem is in sight. The next round of negotiations towards a UN treaty based on legally-binding global rules and comprehensive circular economy measures to deal with plastic waste will take place in Nairobi, Kenya, in November.

Waste collectors supported with training and networking opportunities

Two hundred and fifty waste collectors from Windhoek, Swakopmund and Otjiwarongo will receive training and the opportunity to link up with recyclers through a pioneering community recycling programme supported by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Namibia.

Government and business join hands to drive sustainable development in Namibia

Partnerships to promote inclusive and sustainable development in Namibia took centre stage at a high-level private sector engagement hosted by the United Nations Development Programme and the Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade, attended by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Namibia.

N$1 million in kitchen appliances up for grabs in Coca-Cola competition

N$1million in kitchen appliances will be up for grabs from August to October in a competition run by Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) in Namibia, including 20 stoves, 20 fridges, 20 freezers and 1 750 meal vouchers.

Annual showcase to boost Swakopmund entrepreneurs

The Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB), with Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Namibia as the main sponsor, launched the inaugural Know2Grow NextGen Entrepreneurs fair in Swakopmund this week.

Healthy watersheds are an essential component of climate resilience in Africa

Conflict, climate change, the lingering financial impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and sharp food price inflation are causing acute food insecurity in Africa.