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Why your workers want you to celebrate International Happiness Day

Happiness may be the most subjective concept to measure, but that doesn't mean researchers steer clear. If anything, that makes it all the more appealing - here's why it's important for you and your employees, this International Happiness Day...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

#OneShow2018: Neo Mashigo's judging pick of the day

Neo Mashigo explains why he is thoroughly impressed by David Miami's "Burning Stores" Burger King campaign in this #OneShow2018 judging pick of the day...

4 hours ago

Ciclope Africa deadline extended

The deadline has been extended for international festival of craft awards, Ciclope Africa, held in Africa for the first time ever...

23 hours ago

Finalists for 2018 Liberty Radio Awards announced

The finalists for the 2018 Liberty Radio Awards have been announced...

21 hours ago

Drake breaks new streaming record - in video games

Hip-hop superstar Drake has broken a new record in streaming -- this time in video games...

23 hours ago

Rihanna hits Snapchat over beating ad, sending shares tumbling

Rihanna on Thursday denounced Snapchat after an advertisement made light of her beating by fellow pop star Chris Brown, sending the company's share prices tumbling...

23 hours ago

Sea Monster animation adds to Cape Town's sustainable tourism toolkit

South African animation company Sea Monster Entertainment donated a series of videos that showcase sustainable tourism in practice, highlighting how locals and visitors can engage with their spaces in beneficial ways...

3 hours ago

Airbnb releases new filters and features to help disabled guests find the right accommodation

Airbnb has released 21 new accessibility filters to aid disabled guests in find accessible travel accommodation. Previously, guests on Airbnb were only able to search for ''wheelchair accessible' listings, which did not always meet travellers' individual needs...

2 hours ago

Golfing environment a 'grand slam' for brands

Johan Scholtz, head of Golf Ads, explains how brands can achieve a grand slam across reach, recall, targeting and engagement in the golfing environment...

Issued by Provantage Media Group 21 hours ago

Citizen Surveys appoints Mango-OMC as their PR agency

Citizen Surveys, a leading South African market research consultancy for over 20 years, has appointed Mango-OMC to handle the public relations for their brand and for the South African Citizen Survey...

Issued by MANGO-OMC 20 hours ago

IFEC product standpoints for African airlines, tech-savvy passengers and content producers

As the exciting IFEC revolution takes shape, African airlines must comply by providing their tech-savvy passengers unrivalled customer experience onboard and African content producers a golden opportunity to tell the African story 35,000 feet in the air...

By Kevin Odhiambo Opiyo 1 day ago

Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm Cambridge Analytica

Facebook says it has suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica, the data analysis firm hired by Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, amid reports it harvested the profile information of millions of US voters without their permission...

1 day ago

Why Wikipedia often overlooks stories of women in history

Movements like #MeToo are drawing increased attention to the systemic discrimination facing women in a range of professional fields, from Hollywood and journalism to banking and government...

By Tamar Carroll and Lara Nicosia 1 day ago

Russia cracks down on 800 World Cup ticket sites

Russia has cracked down on more than 800 websites illegally offering World Cup tickets when their general sale resumed after a six-week wait...

1 day ago

Grid drives brand culture with G in Culture

It's noisy out there. So much happening, in such a huge world; so much news, information, data, content, always on, 24/7. So much stuff fighting for our attention, every second, every minute, every hour, of every day... And that's without the ad breaks...

Issued by Grid Worldwide 1 day ago

SAFREA denounces 'Internet Censorship Bill'

The Southern African Freelancers' Association notes with concern the passing of the Films and Publications Amendment Bill, which authorises the Films and Publications Board to regulate online content...

Issued by SAFREA 1 day ago

In blockbuster antitrust trial, Big Tech looms in background

In the biggest antitrust court battle in decades, the US government will seek to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner to prevent the creation of a powerful new television behemoth...

1 day ago

It's a Wize move with Pula Capital

Innovative B-BBEE investment firm Pula Capital (the investment arm of LRMG) has acquired a majority stake in business improvement consulting company BizWize Consulting (BizWize)...

Issued by Pula Capital Partners 1 day ago

Irresistible food offerings at this year's Decorex Durban

Samples of some of KwaZulu Natal's most irresistible food offerings will be available at the many gourmet food stations at Decorex Durban...

1 day ago

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Africa news

Sharpening African manufacturers' competitive edge with technology

African countries from South Africa to Ethiopia to Nigeria are pinning some of their hope for economic growth and job creation on industrialisation...

By Matthew Kibby 51 minutes ago

12 startups selected for first African Google Launchpad Accelerator

Google has announced the 12 startups that will participate in the first Google Launchpad Accelerator Africa class at an event held in Lagos, Nigeria...

By Tom Jackson 1 hour ago

Christian radio fined, suspended over discriminatory broadcast

Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has suspended Amazing Grace FM programming for one month and slapped the station with a Rwf2 million fine over a divisive and misogynous broadcast...

3 hours ago

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