Bumble closes to give ‘burnt-out’ staff a week’s break

Bumble, the dating app where women are in charge of making the first move, has temporarily closed all of its offices this week to combat workplace stress. Its 700 staff worldwide have been told to switch off and focus on themselves. One senior executive revealed on Twitter that founder Whitney Wolfe Herd had made the […]

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Denel once again too strapped to pay its workers their salaries

Johannesburg – Denel has told its staff it would be unable once again to pay their salaries, this time for June, as its liquidity position remained dire on competing priorities and declining sales. The state-owned arms manufacturer told its workers last weekend that it did not have sufficient cash with various plans that had been […]

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Nicaragua political arrests lead Argentina and Mexico to recall envoys

Argentina and Mexico have recalled their ambassador to Nicaragua following the latest in a series of high-profile political arrests. A joint statement said the envoy would return to their capitals for talks about the Nicaraguan government’s “worrying” actions recently. It came after another potential presidential candidate was detained. Journalist Miguel Mora was held under Nicaragua’s […]

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Patrice Motsepe: Africa will launch a Super League

CAF president Patrice Motsepe believes Africa can succeed where Europe failed and launch a Super League, according to a statement released by the continental organisation on Saturday. “We have been following attempts by some top European clubs to form a Super League and will learn from their experience and pitfalls,” said the statement. “In this […]

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