Latest News for: Africa collector


Mary Kay Inc. Announces Partnership With Global Shea Alliance to Promote Sustainability and Women's Empowerment

Enid News & Eagle 21 Nov 2023
and the Global Shea Alliance in the upcoming year will spearhead initiatives aimed at enhancing the economic well-being of shea collectors and processors, as well as undertaking crucial efforts to restore degraded parklands in West Africa ... TEXAS AFRICA AUSTRALIA/OCEANIA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA AUSTRALIA ASIA PACIFIC.

Government puts final screw into scrap metal deals

Independent online (SA) 20 Nov 2023
... vandalism of infrastructure, especially copper, at utilities including Transnet, Eskom and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa by requiring sellers to be registered entities, which could perplex random collectors and ensure accountability between dealers and sellers.

George Residence Announces Exclusive Partnership with Nike Art Gallery

This Day 18 Nov 2023
Nigeria . ... The luxury brand aims to provide more than just accommodations; they seek to create memorable and enriching experiences for their guests ... It allows guests to become art collectors during their stay, taking home not only memories but also a tangible piece of Africa’s rich cultural legacy. .

Wigwe Reiterates Access Holdings’ Commitment to Empowering Africans through Arts

This Day 16 Nov 2023
‘Our uniqueness and strength lies in our ability to gather a wide spectrum of artistic voices on one stage, ranging from a revered 91-year-old artist and prominent collectors, to the hottest new musical talents and DJs in Africa ... exemplifies unity and excellence across Africa.”.

This Year, Art X Lagos Sparks More Dialogue 

This Day 05 Nov 2023
A first in West Africa, this weekend is yet another gathering of art enthusiasts, curious minds, and collectors ... In an exclusive interview with Peterside-Schwebig, THISDAY gathered much about the new paths that the fair is charting on the cultural landscape in Africa.

How much will the Middle East art market be affected by political events?

The National 25 Oct 2023
Al Tassan’s works were included among three other female collectors in the sale – including the late Rasamny, the widely admired collector who was an important supporter of Middle Eastern art, as first chairwoman of the Royal Academy and member of both the Tate and the British Museum’s Middle East and North Africa acquisition committees.

ART X Lagos Returns for Its Eighth Edition in November

This Day 20 Oct 2023
ART X Lagos, the leading international art fair in West Africa, returns for its eighth edition, from 2-5 November 2023 with a compelling multi-disciplinary programme themed,  “The Dialogue... ART X Lagos was created to showcase and support the breadth of contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora.

Luxury investing is booming in South Africa, bringing passion and joy back into the investment game

Mail Guardian South Africa 02 Oct 2023
What is clear however, is that it is a market on the rise in South Africa — and is one that can pay off in the long run ... Meanwhile, another vintage highly collectible bag brand has been described as the new “modern must-have” for both experienced and new collectors, fetching average auction prices nearing $29 000.

Meteorite discovery: Unusual finds by South African farmer add to space rock heritage

Phys Dot Org 28 Sep 2023
Meteorites are therefore rightly classified by many countries as an integral part of communal natural heritage and are sought after by museums and private collectors. South Africa, where I research meteorites, is one such country ... If proved true, these would be the first meteorite discoveries in South Africa in over 40 years.

Bridging the divide: how savings and loans companies are filling the financial gap

B & FT Online 19 Sep 2023
for the ‘missing middle’. In the vast expanse of financial services, the narrative of the ‘missing middle’ has persistently plagued economies around the world ... Borrowing from the practices of individual savings collectors prevalent in West Africa, S&Ls have crafted a unique approach that emphasises immediacy, accessibility and personalisation.

Insurer goes to court over abuse of debit-order reversals

Independent online (SA) 18 Sep 2023
Last week, the Gauteng High Court considered an application by insurance group Clientèle that the Payments Association of South Africa (Pasa) change its rules governing debit orders ... Pasa said its initial focus was on dealing with the rogue collectors, experienced by consumers in the form of R99 and R199 unauthorised collections from bank accounts.

The billionaire who channelled her grief into fundraising

The Times/The Sunday Times 02 Sep 2023
Batia Ofer, billionaire art collector and philanthropist, was always a sensitive child. But it was when she moved to South Africa, she says, that she learnt empathy ... She’s been named by ARTnews as one of the top 200 collectors in the world and uses her connections to convince galleries and artists to donate works to Art of Wishes auctions ... Sponsored ... .

New space for deep learning

Mail Guardian South Africa 14 Aug 2023
While walking through Cape Town’s busy city centre, it is easy to catch yourself stopping to peek inside Brundyn Arts & Culture, a new space in the art world where collectors and enthusiasts are invited to connect on a deeper level ... “I’m fascinated by the psyche of the collector,” says Brundyn.

How Rodriguez became a reluctant hero for a generation that fought back against the establishment

Independent online (SA) 10 Aug 2023
"Cold Fact' was South Africa's." ... South Africa ... Copies of his first album made their way not only to South Africa, but also to Australia, where the record was championed by a Sydney radio DJ and became a collector's item, reportedly selling at record stores for more than $300.

Abagold Auction Sets Records with 25k Investment Grade Abalone Catapulting Company to New Heights

Vietnam News 08 Aug 2023
Another successful item was lot 1, named ‘Perlemoen’, the common term for abalone in South Africa, and this item attracted attention amongst many collectors and with an investment grade rating of 95, the 2,5 catties of 25-year-old dried abalone were displayed in their polished ...