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Forbes Travel Guide to open new office in Cape Town

"Forbes Travel Guide has been verifying luxury for more than 60 years, and we look forward to sharing the finest properties in the region with consumers."

12 hours ago

GLOBAL

Siemens Atlas of Digitalization measures six cities' digital readiness

Siemens has launched its Atlas of Digitalization, a new web-based application that reveals the readiness and potential of six major cities to embrace digitalisation...

14 hours ago

GLOBAL

There's a massive cybersecurity job gap - we should fill it by employing hackers

Cybersecurity incidents are gaining an increasingly high profile. In the past, these incidents may have been perceived primarily as a somewhat distant issue for organisations such as banks to deal with...

By John McAlaney and Helen Thackray 16 hours ago

GLOBAL

Pakistan reporter wins AFP Kate Webb Prize

Freelance journalist, Asad Hashim has won the 2018 Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for his coverage of the plight of ethnic Pashtuns and blasphemy issues in his native Pakistan...

14 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Top cotton fabric importing countries in the world

Global cotton fabric imports totalled 2.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's level...

29 May 2018

THE NETHERLANDS

Unilever posts rising 2017 profits

Food and consumer products giant Unilever on Thursday posted soaring 2017 profits of €6.5 billion ($8.05 billion), after a year of "major change" when it spurned a Kraft Heinz takeover bid...

2 Feb 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

Fashion magazine giant Grazia to launch in Pakistan

KARACHI - Italy's glossy style magazine Grazia will launch in Pakistan, publishers said on Monday, as the deeply conservative Muslim country's growing fashion industry seeks a place on the world stage...

7 Feb 2017

PAKISTAN

Pakistan lifts YouTube ban after Google launches local version

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Pakistan on Monday lifted a years-long ban on video-sharing site YouTube after Google launched a country-specific version ensuring the filtering out of content deemed blasphemous...

19 Jan 2016

PAKISTAN

Pakistan to invite PayPal, Alibaba to start e-commerce services

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan is set to invite global online payment giants PayPal and Alibaba to offer their services in the country, the IT ministry has said, after easing its e-commerce rules...

26 Nov 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Application for #GIC2016 now open

Making All Voices Count has launched its third annual Global Innovation Competition (GIC 2016). Anyone with a great idea for a project that uses technology...

14 Sep 2015

PAKISTAN

Pakistan cyber bill threatens free speech, privacy: rights groups

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: International rights organisations including Human Rights Watch on Monday urged Pakistan's parliament to reject a proposed cyber crime bill that they said threatened freedom of expression and privacy...

21 Apr 2015

PAKISTAN

No Amazon? No problem for Pakistan's e-commerce pioneers

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: For Shayaan Tahir, it all began when an order he placed on Amazon for a new iPod was rejected,,,

24 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

PAKISTAN

'Blasphemous' content restored in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Twitter has restored access inside Pakistan to dozens of tweets and accounts, after blocking them last month following official complaints about "blasphemous" content.

19 Jun 2014

PAKISTAN

Twitter blocks 'blasphemous' content in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN: Microblogging site Twitter has blocked dozens of tweets and accounts in Pakistan after officials asked for access to "blasphemous" and "unethical" content to be stopped.

26 May 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog

NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.

19 Dec 2013

PAKISTAN

Pakistan blocks Skype, WhatsApp over terrorism

KARACHI, PAKISTAN - Pakistan's southern Sindh province will block access to online communication networks including Skype and WhatsApp for three months in a bid to curb terrorism, officials said on Thursday, 3 October.

4 Oct 2013

SINGAPORE

Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013

PAKISTAN

TNT Express in Pakistan wins All Books Plus contract

KARACHI, PAKISTAN: TNT Express in Pakistan has signed a one year shipping service agreement with All Books Plus.

24 May 2013

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