Compensation

S.Africa's ANC chairman wants state to seize land from those with...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The chairman of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress was quoted as saying the state should take without compensation land from those who own more than 12,000 hectares, comments that sent the rand weaker.<p>National Chairperson of the African National Congress (ANC) …

South Africa

Clogged toilet diverts Andy Cohen’s JFK to NCE Delta Flight half way across the Atlantic

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Andy Cohen

Kerala Floods: Govt Cancels Onam Celebrations to Use Cultural Funds for Disaster Relief

The Kerala government, which had earmarked Rs 30 crore for the cultural events to be held all across the state, decided to divert that amount to the …

India

Widows of Marikana workers ‘killed by miners’ speak out, demands compensation

Ten Marikana widows whose husbands were killed before the Marikana massacre six years ago on Wednesday said that they were living in silence.<p>“We are …

South Africa

'I'm telling the whole truth': Stolen Generation abuse claim challenged

She claims she was molested by her first white male teacher not long after he started working at the school when she was aged 10.

Child Abuse

ANC expediency is messing up South Africa's land reform process

It’s highly likely that an amendment will be made to South Africa’s constitution that will allow for land expropriation without compensation …

South Africa

Egypt razes historical Cairo district, angering residents

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities are demolishing a historical 19th century neighborhood in Cairo to make way for high-end housing and business development a stone's throw from the Nile, angering residents who say they have not been properly compensated.<p>The Maspero neighborhood is named for French …

Business Development

20 Simple and Elegant Henri Cartier-Bresson Composition Lessons

My favorite compositions of Henri Cartier-Bresson: 1. Surreal selfies Find funny mirrors and fun house distortions and shoot your selfie! 2. Streams …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Marking the Marikana massacre six years on

MARIKANA will for ever be infamous for the fatal shooting of 34 striking mineworkers by heavily armed policemen on August 16, 2012.<p>As many as 78 …

South Africa

Barrie’s south-end East Side Mario’s closes, lease terminated

The longtime East Side Mario’s location in Barrie’s south-end has closed — at least temporarily. Simcoe.com has obtained a letter from Recipe …

Employment

How a ‘perfect storm’ pummeled the rand

The rand dropped as much as 3.5% to R14.74/$ and was 2% weaker at 14.5325 at 6.20pm on Wednesday, pushing its 2018 losses to 15%, after this week’s …

Business (South Africa)

Vancouver punk legend Randy Rampage of DOA dies

Former DOA bassist passed away at home of an apparent heart attack.

South Park

Tinder co-founders file a $2-billion lawsuit against dating app’s owners

The complainants allege that Tinder’s parent companies ‘consistently falsified financial information’ to deny them billions of dollars.<p>The …

Corruption

Pregnant Driver Lost Baby After ‘Hitting Pothole’ And Crashing Car

Nicole Chahal is seeking compensation from the council.<p>SWNS<p>Nicole Chahal is claiming compensation from Kent County Council<p>A pregnant woman who …

Road Safety

MoviePass shareholders sue as company reports $126 million loss

As MoviePass tries everything it can to survive its collapse — including limiting its users’ ability to see movies and automatically enrolling …

Entertainment

Our roads need more breathing space

A report in this paper cited how Hill Road is breathing easy for the first time in 79 years<p>The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has just cleared a …

Roads

Biglaw Firm’s New Partner Compensation Model Leads To Blockbuster Salaries

$11 million a year? That's quite the payday.

Law

Marked for demolition? Ugandans on pipeline route fear land loss

HOIMA, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ugandan farmer James Mubona, 73, looked pensive as he sat in a blue plastic chair under a mango tree next to three of his four wives, one breastfeeding a five-month-old baby, contemplating the imminent loss of his 22-acre farm to an oil pipeline.<p>The …

Africa

$30,000 Raise For Joliet Housing Authority CEO

Housing Authority commissioners approved a new five-year contract for Michael Simelton on Wednesday.<p>JOLIET, IL - Over the past five years, <b>Michael</b> …

Corruption

Rand plunges on renewed land reform rumours, Moody's warning

The rand slumped more than 3% on Wednesday over renewed uncertainty over South Africa's land reform plan and a Moody's warning on the country's …

Economy

‘List of farms credible’

Chelsea Pieterse<p>The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) on Tuesday said they believe the list of farms to be expropriated without compensation, as …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Can Creative Entrepreneurialism Save The Agency Business Model?

The pressure is building on the borders of agencies’ “special relationship.” Agencies are no longer the exclusive marketing and business partner for CMOs. The agency business model is under attack. P&G reported saving $1 billion in agency fees over the last four years. Unilever cut $400 million in …

Innovation

Kentucky’s 2019 game vs. Eastern Michigan will now be played in Lexington

Remember that random road game Kentucky was supposed to play next season at Eastern Michigan? Turns out it’s going to be played in Lexington …

Kentucky

Marans ask Sun TV board to cap pay for current financial year at FY18 level

Sun TV promoter Kalanithi Maran and his wife Kauvery Kalanithi have written to the board of the company to cap their compensation for 2018-19 at the …

Investing

Trion’s compensation for Trove’s exploit-driven downtime is absurdly generous

Last week, Trion Worlds was forced to take MMORPG <i>Trove</i> offline for more than a day on PC thanks to what was clearly a massive duping exploit that saw …

Disability

Alabama Power, Regions Financial rejoin Business Council of Alabama - Birmingham Business Journal

The Business Council of Alabama has tweaked its governance structure, and a number of corporate heavyweights – including Regions Financial Corp. and …

Birmingham, AL

UP CM orders arrest of murderers of Auraiya priests within 48 hours

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the killing of two priests at a temple in Auraiya district. He has directed the …

India

Cole County jury awards Missouri prison guards $113 million in back pay

<b>JEFFERSON CITY •</b> A jury awarded on Tuesday $113.7 million to Missouri prison guards as compensation for unpaid work that they performed before and …

St. Louis

S.Korea marks first 'comfort women' day, joined by protestors in Taiwan

By Joyce Lee and Yimou Lee<p>SEOUL/TAIPEI, Aug 14 (Reuters) - People in South Korea and Taiwan unveiled monuments and staged protests on Tuesday to mark …

South Korea

Council compensation, post-retirement benefits under review in Tecumseh

Tecumseh will consider next month the possibility of providing post-retirement benefits for town councillors — either by forming a compensation …

Retirement