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French advert agency ousts exec after studies of dangerous behaviour – NEWPAPER24

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2018-11-10 07:27:32


CHICAGO – French advert company Havas ousted the chief inventive officer of its US subsidiary after a report in regards to the poisonous tradition on the firm’s Chicago places of work. 

Jason Peterson left the multinational firm by “mutual settlement,” Havas mentioned Thursday. 

The promoting business publication Advert Age on Wednesday printed a report detailing a “polarizing inner tradition” on the Havas Chicago places of work. 

The report mentioned Peterson had fostered an interior circle of “cool children” leaving others feeling “belittled or bullied.” 

The office tradition additionally fostered inappropriate behaviour, Advert Age mentioned, akin to a video memo despatched to staff over the summer season.

Staff additionally advised Advert Age of hip-hop music blaring in hallways and Vice video tales, generally on delicate topics akin to stripping and medicines, taking part in on workplace TV screens. 

An organization spokeswoman wouldn’t remark when requested about Peterson’s departure and its connection to the Advert Age expose.

In its assertion Thursday, the corporate mentioned, “We thank Jason for his contributions to our inventive group in North America and want him all the perfect sooner or later.”

Different staff advised Advert Age the corporate was attentive to staff’ considerations. 

Havas Chicago President Tatia Torrey advised Advert Age the company needed to “carry tradition from the skin in.”

Peterson oversaw all inventive components for the advert campaigns of Havas’s US purchasers, together with AutoZone, Citibank, Dish Community, Dos Equis beer, and Reynolds family merchandise, in keeping with the Havas web site. 

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Emfuleni mayor admits to wasteful expenditure – NEWPAPER24

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2018-11-13 12:55:03


EMFULENI – An absence of contract administration and deliberate ignorance of procurement legal guidelines have been blamed for R872-million’s price of irregular expenditure on the Emfuleni Municipality.

READ: Eskom to start out bulk electrical energy ‘disruptions’ to Emfuleni municipality

The municipality has been suffering from service supply protests.

Mayor Jacob Khawe has admitted contracts have been generally renewed with out due course of being adopted.

He mentioned it is embarrassing that individuals’s cash has been wasted, and he is dedicated to turning issues round.

READ: Emfuleni mayor blames ‘nugatory contracts’ for monetary woes

“We now have established this unauthorized irregular expenditure of R872m. As a part of the programme to scrub our municipality is to open up and acknowledge that we have wasted R872m cash of the folks of Emfuleni.” 

“It is with embarrassment and disgrace that I because the mayor and collective need to make this acknowledgment,” Khawe mentioned.

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R2K wins courtroom determination to have NDPP interviews made public – NEWPAPER24

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R2K wins courtroom determination to have NDPP interviews made public

2018-11-13 14:23:01


PRETORIA – The North Gauteng Excessive Court docket has granted Proper to Know Marketing campaign’s software that interviews for the place of Nationwide Director of Public Prosecutions be held in public.

The advocacy group had taken President Cyril Ramaphosa to courtroom wanting journalists to be allowed to report on the interviews for the place of Nationwide Director of Public Prosecutions.  

The Presidency had opposed the courtroom bid, stating that media entry will probably be inappropriate.

Twelve candidates are vying for the place of NDPP and the interviews are set to start on Wednesday.

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BREAKING: Gigaba’s gig is up – NEWPAPER24

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2018-11-13 14:41:56


JOHANNESBURG – Embattled House Affairs Minister, Malusi Gigaba resigned on Tuesday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa accepted Gigaba’s resignation.

Intercourse tape: Gigaba’s house affairs leaked

“The President has accepted the Minister’s resignation and expressed his appreciation for Minister’s Gigaba longstanding service to the federal government and folks of South Africa,” the Presidency mentioned in an announcement.

His resignation comes after the Constitutional Court docket dismissed his utility for depart to attraction a courtroom ruling that he lied below oath.

The Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane additionally discovered that he lied below oath in the course of the Fireblade Aviation vs Minister Gigaba case.

Mkhwebane had really helpful that Ramaphosa hearth Gigaba in 20-days.

WATCH: Gigaba lied below oath – Mkhwebane

Gigaba’s non-public life was additionally within the highlight after a video containing sexual materials surfaced on social media.

He, nevertheless, mentioned he won’t resign.

Ramaphosa has requested Transport Minister, Blade Nzimande to face in as House Affairs minister.

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