Tanzania

Food vendors of Zanzibar ready to shine

A group of more than 2,600 women in Unguja and Pemba have graduated from an economic inclusion programme, called Mwanamke Shujaa, supported by Coca-Cola Kwanza.

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.

A Brave Woman Rises: Celebrating the Success of the Mwanamke Shujaa Campaign in Tanzania

The Mwanamke Shujaa campaign, a transformative initiative that has been enlightening, equipping and empowering women in Tanzania.

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.

Young food vendors learn to cook

A youth economic inclusion programme supported by Coca-Cola Kwanza (CCK) has proven so popular and successful that the company has opened a second round for young food vendors to sign up for support and training.

Young hot chips vendors set up for success with Coca-Cola Kwanza

A group of 400 young food vendors are being supplied with equipment to support their businesses, as well as training and mentorship that will help them step up to the next level, with the support of Coca-Cola Kwanza (CCK).

Coca-Cola Kwanza Calls for Youth Applications

Coca-Cola Kwanza (CCK) invites youth to apply for the “Chipsika Kiajira na Coke" programme to gain critical skills and equipment needed to start their own small businesses.