World urged make clean energy cheaper than coal

2015-09-17 14:21

Top environmental advocates have urged the international community to increase and co-ordinate investments in research and development for renewable energy to make it cheaper than coal within 10 years.

Unilever sees no improvement after weak 2014

2015-01-20 14:30

Consumer goods group Unilever is expecting another sluggish year, after a slowdown in emerging markets and flagging developed economies curbed demand.

SA's top employer wins again

2014-10-08 16:24

Unilever has been ranked the number one top employer in South Africa, with Accenture and EY making up the top three.

Unilever buys out rights of family trusts

2014-05-19 16:30

Unilever says it has bought shares left in family trusts by co-founder William Hesketh Lever in a move to simplify the group's share structure.

Wage strike hits Unilever plant

2014-01-24 19:54

Unilever South Africa says that production at a food factory in the city of Pietermaritzburg had been hit by strike action by unionised employees.

2nd South African to head to space

2013-12-22 12:05

South Africa's second astronaut has been announced after an extensive training and selection process.

Online marketing a key strategy - industry experts

2013-10-14 14:00

Online marketing is a growing trend in South Africa, despite low numbers compared to traditional mediums, industry players agree.

SA 'Axe-tronauts' to head to the US

2013-08-19 14:05

Unilever has announced the names of the South African finalists, one of which is guaranteed a place on a trip to space.

Unilever gloomier on emerging markets

2013-07-25 14:52

Unilever has become more cautious about emerging markets, a big growth driver for the firm whose second-quarter sales growth was shy of expectations.

Dove Sketches most-watched online ad

2013-05-20 22:04

Unilever has claimed bragging rights to the most-watched internet commercial of all time - a three-minute study of women's self-perception that stars a forensic artist.


Indian rapper uses Nicki Minaj beat to call out Unilever

2015-08-04 10:27

Indian rapper Sofia Ashraf has produced a music video calling on multinational company Unilever to clean up toxic waste from the town of Kodaikanal in southern India.

Unilever to invest $246m in Thailand

2014-10-10 09:30

Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company Unilever will invest $246 million in Thailand, the investment will be used to improve local Unilever infrastructure.

Uniliver hurt by emerging markets slowdown

2014-07-24 09:45

Unilever has missed second-quarter sales estimates, citing a slowdown in emerging markets and continuing malaise in developed markets.

Competition watchdog raids Unilever

2014-04-03 13:18

The competition watchdog has raided the local units of Unilever and Sime Darby as part of a probe into suspected price fixing of edible oils and margarine.

Unilever beats forecasts

2014-01-21 18:30

Unilever has reported better-than-expected 2013 results, with an improved performance in emerging markets after currency devaluations last year hurt demand.

Mandela brand 'polluted' by online marketing

2013-12-12 10:41

As the country mourns the death of Nelson Mandela, many traders - online and offline - have jumped on the name to sell everything from blankets to electronics.

A Flora margarine ad that has been slammed as homophobic has been withdrawn by parent company Unilever; not before people online took a stab at their faux pas.

A Flora margarine ad that has been slammed as homophobic has been withdrawn by parent company Unilever; not before people online took a stab at their faux pas.

22 comments 10254 Views

2nd SA astronaut a step closer

2013-08-19 07:25

The dream for a second South African to go to space is a step close as the elimination rounds of the Axe Apollo competition intensifies.

SA space race heads to 2nd stage

2013-06-07 09:01

At least one South African is still guaranteed a trip to space as a global competition heads to the next stage.

European shares pegged back

2013-04-25 11:24

European shares have paused after four straight sessions of gains, with disappointing earnings reports from Santander and Unilever pegging back equity markets.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.