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Tuesday, May 10th, 2016


Life is good when you play more

“I began to realize that the camera sees the world differently than the human eye and that sometimes those differences can make a photograph more powerful than what you actually observed. These words, made famous by Galen Rowell are brought to life with the slick new LG G5 dual cameras on the back. LG’s new flagship, the G5, is equipped with two rear-facing cameras, one with a traditional lens and another with a wide-angle, 135-degree version. The latter is approximately 1.7 times wider than those of existing smartphone cameras lens,Read More

Samsung Galaxy Cup – a fun way to enrich many lives

Samsung Electronics South Africa is excited to announce its participation in the first edition of the Samsung Galaxy Cup South Africa, a national five-a-side football tournament for retail mobile sales people from the organisation’s various channel partners. This is a global tournament featuring some 28 countries with over 5000 salespeople participating. The South African leg of the Galaxy Cup (2016) consists of teams entered by partners such as Vodacom, Cell C, MTN and Smollan. The regional tournaments included teams from Durban, Cape Town, Pretoria and Johannesburg. The winners of theseRead More

Transaction Capital’s SA Taxi business unit to transform the metered taxi industry

SA Taxi, the specialist asset-backed lender and short-term comprehensive insurer, currently focusing predominantly on servicing independent small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) mainly in the fixed route minibus taxi industry, is set to expand into the metered or point-to-point taxi industry. The business is focused on building a metered taxi business of scale, with the intention of transforming, recapitalising and formalising the existing metered taxi industry, estimated to comprise a national fleet of 17 000 vehicles. SA Taxi has purchased three small metered taxi businesses in the last four months. Since then, thisRead More

Rain no challenge for Nelson Mandela Bay Runners

Nelson Mandela Bay may have served up some typically challenging weather, but the metro’s runners turned out in their thousands to tackle the 23rd SPAR Women’s Challenge at Pollok Beach on Saturday. With Port Elizabeth comedian Gino Fabbri urging them on in his inimitable style, the participants’ spirits remained high as they lined up for the 10km and 5km events respectively. Not even a gusting easterly wind and rain could dampen their fortitude as they emerged from a variety of sheltering spots for their runs. The conditions meant a toughRead More

How your philosophy manifests in your culture

It’s one thing to have an admirable driving philosophy as the stated mantra for your business, but such words will naturally ring hollow if they aren’t applied to your employees as well as your clients. We like to think that we’ve managed to do this at Owen Kessel Leo Burnett: apply our driving philosophy to our business culture overall. The HumanKind™ principle – that ‘Creativity has the power to transform human behaviour….’ was adopted in 2014 when we merged with global brand Leo Burnett, but before that our mantra wasRead More