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Eye Witness News
Africa’s rising middle class: time to sort out fact from fictionOPINION: Africa day,African economies,United Nations Development Programme H
Africa’s rising middle class: time to sort out fact from fiction
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 minutes ago
OPINION: Africa day,African economies,United Nations Development Programme Henning Melber says the celebrated growth of the African middle class is questionable. This article first... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
An African telecom success frays amid record fine in NigeriaPhuthuma Nhleko spent more than a decade building MTN Group Ltd. into Africa's
An African telecom success frays amid record fine in Nigeria
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 minutes ago
Phuthuma Nhleko spent more than a decade building MTN Group Ltd. into Africa's biggest wireless operator by rushing into markets few rivals would touch, from Syria to Afghanistan to South Sudan. Now his appetite for risk has come back to haunt him,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vunani returns to profitabilityJohannesburg - Pan-African financial services group Vunani had returned to prof
Vunani returns to profitability
iol.co.za / Posted 50 minutes ago
Johannesburg - Pan-African financial services group Vunani had returned to profitability after two years of losses, it announced yesterday. It reported a R9.9 million profit from continuing operations for the 14 months to end February from R8.6m and... Read more
3h
The Hollywood Reporter
Viacom's Philippe Dauman's email to the company's employees in wake of Sumner Redstone feuddistracted by his current battle with Sumner Redstone, Viacom's top executive m
Viacom's Philippe Dauman's email to the company's employees in wake of Sumner Redstone feud
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted 3 hours ago
distracted by his current battle with Sumner Redstone, Viacom's top executive makes his argument for how Viacom's various businesses are moving "rapidly and successfully into the future." Amid the high-stakes battle for control of Viacom, CEO... Read more
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examiner.com
Patti LaBelle turns 72: Interesting things about her including her real nameactress, entrepreneur, and Grammy winner. She began singing at the age of 10 an
Patti LaBelle turns 72: Interesting things about her including her real name
examiner.com / Posted 5 hours ago
actress, entrepreneur, and Grammy winner. She began singing at the age of 10 and has spent more than 50 years in the music business. LaBelle began her career in the early 1960s as lead singer and front woman of the vocal group, Patti LaBelle and... Read more
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Variety
Viacom CEO Seeks to Reassure Employees Amid TurmoilThe passion and commitment you bring to your work continues to inspire us and d
Viacom CEO Seeks to Reassure Employees Amid Turmoil
Variety / Posted 5 hours ago
The passion and commitment you bring to your work continues to inspire us and drives our progress every day. The media business is transforming rapidly and so are we. At last week’s strategic presentation for Viacom’s Board of Directors, we had... Read more
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Canberra Times
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailersare now held by overseas-born retailers following another shake-up at departmen
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailers
Canberra Times / Posted 6 hours ago
are now held by overseas-born retailers following another shake-up at department store chain David Jones. Donna Player, group executive of merchandise at David Jones, has departed after another management shake-up at the department store. Photo:... Read more
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Brisbane Times
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailersare now held by overseas-born retailers following another shake-up at departmen
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailers
Brisbane Times / Posted 7 hours ago
are now held by overseas-born retailers following another shake-up at department store chain David Jones. Donna Player, group executive of merchandise at David Jones, has departed after another management shake-up at the department store. Photo:... Read more
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WA Today
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailersare now held by overseas-born retailers following another shake-up at departmen
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailers
WA Today / Posted 7 hours ago
are now held by overseas-born retailers following another shake-up at department store chain David Jones. Donna Player, group executive of merchandise at David Jones, has departed after another management shake-up at the department store. Photo:... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
One Of The Biggest Challenges Of Getting Funding For Minority-Owned BusinessWhen Natasia Malaihollo and her cofounder raised $1.5 million for their startup
One Of The Biggest Challenges Of Getting Funding For Minority-Owned Business
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 9 hours ago
When Natasia Malaihollo and her cofounder raised $1.5 million for their startup Wyzerr, she became part of a very small group. As an African-American woman, Malaihollo was one of only a dozen who’ve raised over $100,000 in outside investments for... Read more
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The Age
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailersDonna Player, group executive of merchandise at David Jones, has departed after
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailers
The Age / Posted 9 hours ago
Donna Player, group executive of merchandise at David Jones, has departed after another management shake-up at the department store. Photo: Janie Barrett Australian retail executives could be forgiven for developing an inferiority complex. More... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailersDonna Player, group executive of merchandise at David Jones, has departed after
David Jones shows foreigners rule the roost at Australian retailers
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 hours ago
Donna Player, group executive of merchandise at David Jones, has departed after another management shake-up at the department store. Photo: Janie Barrett Australian retail executives could be forgiven for developing an inferiority complex. More... Read more
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Herald Sun
Vista and Movio sign Ster-Kinekor dealVista Group (VGL), Vista Entertainment Solutions (Vista) and Movio have won a j
Vista and Movio sign Ster-Kinekor deal
Herald Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
Vista Group (VGL), Vista Entertainment Solutions (Vista) and Movio have won a joint proposal to provide their cinema industry software to Ster-Kinekor, the largest cinema exhibitor on the African continent. Ster-Kinekor is already a customer of VGLs... Read more
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Perth Now
Vista and Movio sign Ster-Kinekor dealVista Group (VGL), Vista Entertainment Solutions (Vista) and Movio have won a j
Vista and Movio sign Ster-Kinekor deal
Perth Now / Posted 10 hours ago
Vista Group (VGL), Vista Entertainment Solutions (Vista) and Movio have won a joint proposal to provide their cinema industry software to Ster-Kinekor, the largest cinema exhibitor on the African continent. Ster-Kinekor is already a customer of VGLs... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
SA companies do little to protect whistle blowers Corruption WatchJohannesburg – Many South African companies do not publicly assure protection f
SA companies do little to protect whistle blowers Corruption Watch
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
Johannesburg – Many South African companies do not publicly assure protection for whistle-blowers, according to a Corruption Watch report released on Tuesday. The findings showed that few businesses publicly prohibited “facilitation payments”, and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Vista and Movio sign Ster-Kinekor dealVista Group (VGL), Vista Entertainment Solutions (Vista) and Movio have won a j
Vista and Movio sign Ster-Kinekor deal
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 hours ago
Vista Group (VGL), Vista Entertainment Solutions (Vista) and Movio have won a joint proposal to provide their cinema industry software to Ster-Kinekor, the largest cinema exhibitor on the African continent. Ster-Kinekor is already a customer of VGLs... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Vista and Movio sign Ster-Kinekor dealVista Group (VGL), Vista Entertainment Solutions (Vista) and Movio have won a j
Vista and Movio sign Ster-Kinekor deal
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 hours ago
Vista Group (VGL), Vista Entertainment Solutions (Vista) and Movio have won a joint proposal to provide their cinema industry software to Ster-Kinekor, the largest cinema exhibitor on the African continent. Ster-Kinekor is already a customer of VGLs... Read more
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Al.com
Mobile City Council honors injured colleague: 'We're a family of seven'of seven. We're very close. When something like this happens, it is something h
Mobile City Council honors injured colleague: 'We're a family of seven'
Al.com / Posted 11 hours ago
of seven. We're very close. When something like this happens, it is something happening to our family." Gregory said the group has, collectively, been rallying in support of Small since the public was alerted about the shooting on Sunday. From... Read more
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Philly.com
Legalized pot in NJ? A $300 million tax jackpottax imposed on consumers who must be aged 21 and older. The two organizations r
Legalized pot in NJ? A $300 million tax jackpot
Philly.com / Posted 12 hours ago
tax imposed on consumers who must be aged 21 and older. The two organizations represent a coalition of various advocacy groups that joined forces to work for legalization. They compiled the report after analyzing available data on the current... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's ManifestoToday's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open tha
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's Manifesto
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 hours ago
Today's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open than at any point in our history. Yes, you read correctly -- I said more open. Sure, issues remain that affect those of us who have a darker pigmentation in our skin, are... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's ManifestoToday's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open tha
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's Manifesto
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 hours ago
Today's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open than at any point in our history. Yes, you read correctly -- I said more open. Sure, issues remain that affect those of us who have a darker pigmentation in our skin, are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Adesina Shares AfDB's New Transformation Agenda As Annual Meetings Open in Lusaka"Africa must think big, act big and deliver big. We must never show low ambitio
President Adesina Shares AfDB's New Transformation Agenda As Annual Meetings Open in Lusaka
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
"Africa must think big, act big and deliver big. We must never show low ambitions for Africa," African Development Bank Group President Akinwumi Adesina said on Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at the formal opening of the Annual Meetings of the Bank Group in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Highlights of Day 1 At the AfDB Annual MeetingsOver 3,000 delegates have converged in Lusaka for the 51st Annual Meetings of t
Highlights of Day 1 At the AfDB Annual Meetings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Over 3,000 delegates have converged in Lusaka for the 51st Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) taking place in the Zambian capital from May 23 to 27, 2016. The 2016 edition of the Annual Meetings that are being held under the... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Political - Headlinechief John Koskinen should be impeached for misleading lawmakers probing his ag
Political - Headline
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 13 hours ago
chief John Koskinen should be impeached for misleading lawmakers probing his agency's admitted mistreatment of conservative groups and allowing damaging evidence to be destroyed, a leading House Republican said...More >> Romanian Senate speaker... Read more
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Billboard
Executive Turntable: New Hires at CAA, Spotify, Timbaland's Mosley Music Group & MoreA list of moves and shakes across the music business, including at Black River
Executive Turntable: New Hires at CAA, Spotify, Timbaland's Mosley Music Group & More
Billboard / Posted 13 hours ago
A list of moves and shakes across the music business, including at Black River Entertainment, Tumblr, Universal Music Group, Spotify and more. -- Black River Entertainment has promoted Emily Hungate to vice president of business operations. She... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's ManifestoToday's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open tha
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's Manifesto
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 hours ago
Today's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open than at any point in our history. Yes, you read correctly -- I said more open. Sure, issues remain that affect those of us who have a darker pigmentation in our skin, are... Read more
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The News-Times
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's ManifestoToday's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open tha
Black Is the New Black: An African-American Entrepreneur's Manifesto
The News-Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Today's business environment is faster-paced, more aggressive and more open than at any point in our history. Yes, you read correctly -- I said more open. Sure, issues remain that affect those of us who have a darker pigmentation in our skin, are... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
History: Freedom Riders arrestedviolence faced 55 years ago RELATED STORY: Students join civil rights veterans
History: Freedom Riders arrested
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 14 hours ago
violence faced 55 years ago RELATED STORY: Students join civil rights veterans on symbolic bus ride May 25, 1774: A group of Africans held as slaves in Massachusetts Bay colony (a center for slave trade) declared that they were born free... Read more
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Brisbane Times
David Jones fashion boss Donna Player quitsTwo members of David Jones' executive committee have left the business. A Davi
David Jones fashion boss Donna Player quits
Brisbane Times / Posted 18 hours ago
Two members of David Jones' executive committee have left the business. A David Jones spokesperson confirmed to Fairfax Media on Tuesday that the long-serving head of merchandise, Donna Player, and the retailer's group executive of marketing,... Read more
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WA Today
David Jones fashion boss Donna Player quitsTwo members of David Jones' executive committee have left the business. A Davi
David Jones fashion boss Donna Player quits
WA Today / Posted 18 hours ago
Two members of David Jones' executive committee have left the business. A David Jones spokesperson confirmed to Fairfax Media on Tuesday that the long-serving head of merchandise, Donna Player, and the retailer's group executive of marketing,... Read more
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Crosscut
The color of racemodern choreographer based in Seattle, had worked on the show despite a culture
The color of race
Crosscut / Posted 18 hours ago
modern choreographer based in Seattle, had worked on the show despite a culture that he felt did not value art about and by African Americans such as himself. “There is an undercurrent of racism in the Broadway scene that makes me sad,” he told the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Adcorp unscathed by labour law changesJohannesburg - Listed workforce management group, Adcorp Holdings, says the cha
Adcorp unscathed by labour law changes
iol.co.za / Posted 18 hours ago
Johannesburg - Listed workforce management group, Adcorp Holdings, says the changes to labour laws in SA have not had a lasting effect on its figures. In the year to February, the group grew revenue 17 percent to R15.6 billion. In a statement issued... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Battle of Tobacco Titansdonated half a million dollar to the Ethiopian Red Cross Society, gave the lowe
Battle of Tobacco Titans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
donated half a million dollar to the Ethiopian Red Cross Society, gave the lowest offer of 120 million dollars, through Pan African Entrepreneurs. The titans began their battle for a slice of Ethiopia's tobacco monopoly back in March after a long... Read more
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Black Press USA
Mahmud-Bey Wants to Kick Hollywood’s Doors Open for Aspiring Actorsindustry. His efforts are seen as important for all actors, regardless of race
Mahmud-Bey Wants to Kick Hollywood’s Doors Open for Aspiring Actors
Black Press USA / Posted 19 hours ago
industry. His efforts are seen as important for all actors, regardless of race or gender, but it could mean even more for African-Americans or people of color as Hollywood faces increasing pressure not only to produce great films and bring back... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Cosby in court; Toyota recall; Flight 804 explosion likelyBill Cosby pauses during a news conference about the upcoming exhibit at the Sm
Cosby in court; Toyota recall; Flight 804 explosion likely
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 19 hours ago
Bill Cosby pauses during a news conference about the upcoming exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) Here's a roundup of news trending across the nation and world today. What to know... Read more
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Canberra Times
David Jones fashion boss Donna Player quitsTwo members of David Jones' executive committee have left the business. A Davi
David Jones fashion boss Donna Player quits
Canberra Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Two members of David Jones' executive committee have left the business. A David Jones spokesperson confirmed to Fairfax Media on Tuesday that long-serving head of merchandise Donna Player and the retailer's group executive of marketing, financial... Read more
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iol.co.za
No bail for Camps Bay murder accusedrisk,” said the magistrate. Dougherty is from a prominent and wealthy family i
No bail for Camps Bay murder accused
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
risk,” said the magistrate. Dougherty is from a prominent and wealthy family in Guatemala, which runs a successful cement business. Dougherty is appearing on the murder charges as Diego Novella. But his brother told the press earlier this month... Read more
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iol.co.za
Suitors keen on Old Mutual’s US unitalso: In-depth look at the Old Mutual split Old Mutual is close to selling its
Suitors keen on Old Mutual’s US unit
iol.co.za / Posted 20 hours ago
also: In-depth look at the Old Mutual split Old Mutual is close to selling its entire stake to Affiliated Managers Group in a deal valued at about $1 billion, the Financial Times reported, citing two unidentified people familiar with the... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Can Johannesburg reinvent itself as Africa’s first cycle-friendly megacity?just don’t care,” says Lovemore as he joins us on a dusty corner in Johannesbur
Can Johannesburg reinvent itself as Africa’s first cycle-friendly megacity?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 hours ago
just don’t care,” says Lovemore as he joins us on a dusty corner in Johannesburg’s Diepsloot township. We are waiting for a group of cyclists to form near the minibus queue, which in the half-light of 6am already stretches around the block. Lovemore... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia'Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield's Remarks, At the African Methodist
'Securing a Peaceful and Prosperous Future for Liberia'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
Assistant Secretary Linda Thomas-Greenfield's Remarks, At the African Methodist Episcopal University, Liberia Ladies and gentlemen, thank you so much for having me here today. I am thrilled to be back in Liberia where my international journey began... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hilton seeks SA expansionJohannesburg - Hilton Worldwide, one of the world’s top hotel groups, is in tal
Hilton seeks SA expansion
iol.co.za / Posted 23 hours ago
Johannesburg - Hilton Worldwide, one of the world’s top hotel groups, is in talks with potential partners to build between three and five new hotels in major cities in South Africa, underscoring its confidence in the local tourism sector. Jan van... Read more
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Deseret News
John Hoffmire: Does aid work? Markets, big goals or both?in Africa to help reach its MDG-defined targets by 2015. The G8 Summit later th
John Hoffmire: Does aid work? Markets, big goals or both?
Deseret News / Posted yesterday
in Africa to help reach its MDG-defined targets by 2015. The G8 Summit later that year agreed to forgive debt owed by African aid recipients accrued during previous Big Push programs, and to double aid from $25 billion to $50 billion... Read more
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iol.co.za
Pioneer upbeat despite droughtFoods said, while the drought had impacted on its operations, it was still opti
Pioneer upbeat despite drought
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Foods said, while the drought had impacted on its operations, it was still optimistic about its future in the country. The group yesterday reported a 6 percent increase in operating profit to R1.24 billion for the six months to end March, up from... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Not all smiles for little Insta-starsperfect shot. “Sometimes it will take me two minutes to get a photo, sometimes
Not all smiles for little Insta-stars
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
perfect shot. “Sometimes it will take me two minutes to get a photo, sometimes it will take all day. There’s an enormous group of women (with brand rep kids) and it’s all about their children. “There is a lot of gossiping, bitching. Free... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'I want her back': Aussie still stranded on Mount EverestMonash University business lecturer Maria Strydom died from altitude sickness a
'I want her back': Aussie still stranded on Mount Everest
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Monash University business lecturer Maria Strydom died from altitude sickness after reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Photo / Facebook The family of Australian climber Marisa Strydom are desperately trying to recover her body, which remains at... Read more
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NZCity
Vista Group signs Africa dealVista Group International has inked its first deal to provide its cinema softwa
Vista Group signs Africa deal
NZCity / Posted yesterday
Vista Group International has inked its first deal to provide its cinema software to theatres in Africa. The company's Vista Entertainment Solutions and Movio units won a contract to provide their cinema industry software to Ster-Kinekor, the... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Vista Group signs deal with biggest cinema exhibitor in AfricaVista Group International [NZX: VGL], named PwC Hi-Tech company of the year at
Vista Group signs deal with biggest cinema exhibitor in Africa
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
Vista Group International [NZX: VGL], named PwC Hi-Tech company of the year at New Zealand's annual Hi-Tech Awards, has inked its first deal to provide its cinema software to theatres in Africa. The company's Vista Entertainment Solutions and Movio... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Vista, Movio sign deal with African cinema chainKirk Senior (left) and NZX chief Tim Bennett at last year's first day as an NZX
Vista, Movio sign deal with African cinema chain
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
Kirk Senior (left) and NZX chief Tim Bennett at last year's first day as an NZX-listed company. Photo / NZ Herald Vista Group International, named PwC Hi-Tech company of the year at New Zealand's annual Hi-Tech Awards, has inked its first deal... Read more
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New York Post
11 shows that prove summer TV doesn’t suck anymoreConstance Zimmer star as producers Rachel Goldberg and Quinn King, who cast Dar
11 shows that prove summer TV doesn’t suck anymore
New York Post / Posted yesterday
Constance Zimmer star as producers Rachel Goldberg and Quinn King, who cast Darius Hill (B.J. Britt) as the show’s first African-American suitor. Freakouts in the control room, angry calls from the show’s creator, Chet (Craig Bierko), and... Read more
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ABC News
Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford Share a Gazeat Carlton Hotel on May 14, 2015 in Cannes, France. Oprah Winfrey Stuns in Bla
Rande Gerber and Cindy Crawford Share a Gaze
ABC News / Posted yesterday
at Carlton Hotel on May 14, 2015 in Cannes, France. Oprah Winfrey Stuns in Black Oprah Winfrey attends A Tribute to African-American Achievements in Television at The Paley Center for Media in New York, May 13, 2015. Julianne Moore Shines... Read more
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