Zeta Global, a company that specializes in marketing automation software, now has $140 million in new funding, including $25 million in debt financing, with which it plans to fund expansion. The company, co-founded by former Apple CEO and Pepsi-Cola president John Sculley and entrepreneur David Steinberg, was partially built on the acquisition of nine companies, and it’s “highly probable we’ll buy a tenth,” Steinberg told Fortune. Marketing executives--and increasingly pe...
Different Perspective of Life   Many of us grow up in an environment with all amenities. The things around us is very ordinary for us. We are not used to it  but we have the advantage. But we only realize that when we are confronted with it. We can discover it in the media or through traveling and encounter with our own experience. See how another grows up and their living conditions. You can witness that they are just as happy or even happier than You. They are satisfied with the...
Nigerian twitter is too lit! So we told you that the Oba of Lagos snubbed the Ooni of Ife when he tried to greet him. The funny thing is, the Ooni of Ife is higher in rank than the Oba of Lagos and was not even supposed to greet him in the first place. @_achmed started a thread on Kings/Obas that are greater than the Oba of Lagos and the awesome people of Nigerian twitter started adding their own tweets to it. Check out the amazing thread. 1. The tweet that started it all A short thread of Kin...
BHUBANESWAR: Indian army on Thursday successfully test-fired surface-to-surface intermediate range ballistic missile (IRBM) Agni-III from a defence test facility off Odisha coast. Defence sources said, the indigenously built highly sophisticated missile blasted off from a mobile launcher at the launching complex–IV of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island at about 9.15 am. While the test was carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of army, D...
On Wednesday, the 26th April 2017, the President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari announced that he will be absent from work. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed notified the cabinet members that the president sent word that he wanted to rest and asked the vice-president to preside over the executive council meeting. He also asked that his files be taken home to him and that he will be working from home just for that day. Nigerians on Twitter were not having any of it and as usual, tore Presid...
Say hello to corps member, Dave. Before y'all Start Flooding my Timeline and inbox with congratulatory Messages Like Happy Passing out, Happy POP etc, Lehme jez clear the Air… Based on Logistics I ain't passing out yet until 3rd of May… Still on still Congratulations to my Colleagues In Stream1 a Successful Passing Out Parade and Road safety as the Journey Back Home. Nigeria is Ours! Nigeria we serve!! #mangrovephotography #call_me_corper_dave #i_am_mc_dave #small_bo...
Nick Mutuma is the only Kenyan actor to appear on all seasons of MTV’s Shuga. He has appeared in even the Nigerian and South Africans fashion. That’s really impressive. And you know what is else is impressive? His suit game. Here are photos of Nick Mutuma slaying in a suit. 1. Guess what? I am giving away 20 000 Miles to kick start your Voyager journey! Enroll before the 31st March stand a chance to win. Click the link in my bio to enroll. @flysaa #FriendsOfVoyager A post shar...
Vietnam’s government said Facebook has committed to work with it to prevent content that violates the country’s laws from appearing on its platform. In February, communist Vietnam complained about “toxic” anti-government and offensive content on Facebook fb and Google’s YouTube and pressured local companies to withdraw advertising until the social media firms found a solution. Facebook’s commitment came during a meeting ...
OMGVoice spent two weeks with some of the most successful people you can find in Ghana. We met with doctors, engineers, politicians, pastors and businessmen mostly in Kumasi and Accra (we believe they reflect their counterparts around the country). Our goal was to have a first hand look into their day to day operations and how those daily activities have contributed to their success. What we learned is, they do not have more heads than the rest of us do, they do not eat a special meal and they ...
ITANAGAR: The wife of an IAS officer and four others were arrested by the police on charges of alleged harassment and illegal confinement of two girls and their parents while performing black magic in Arunachal Pradesh. Osor Moyong Tayeng, the wife of the State’s secretary (education) Bidol Tayeng was arrested along with her sister, the sister’s boyfriend and two others, from East Siang district headquarters, Pashighat, on Wednesday, based on a complaint lodged by the victims who ar...
NEW DELHI: Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ruled out privatisation of the public transporter as it cannot ignore the common man's interest and will have to bear the public service obligation. The Indian Railways' public services obligation are currently almost Rs 30,000-35,000 crore. Asked whether in the long-run the railways will no longer be a low-cost common man's mode of transport and will be more on the line of privatised, Prabhu said, "This cannot be done in India. The...
An Iranian protester peeled off her legally-required veil and performed a cartwheel in a video published to snub the country’s hardline “morality police”. The unnamed woman broke into acrobatics at a park in one of Iran’s biggest cities, then published the footage online. It was filmed in Narges Park, in Qom, the eighth-largest settlement in Iran. Qom, like the rest of the country, is subject to strict laws about what women are allowed to wear – and head coverings...
One of the most unexpected results of the party primaries was Ferdinand Waititu defeating William Kabogo. Ferdinand Waititu aka Babayao beat Governor William Kabogo to clinch the Jubilee ticket in Kiambu County. What was even more surprising was Kabogo’s early concession even before results had been officially announced. Mr Waititu’s win means he is almost certain of being elected Kiambu governor in the August 8, polls because the county is one of the party’s strongholds. Waitit...
SHANGHAI is expected to surpass Hong Kong as the largest office market in China within a few years' time with total Grade A space reaching 11 million square meters by 2020, international real estate services provider JLL said in a latest report. The city's central business district is set to receive approximately 1.1 million square metres of prime office space by then. An additional 3.3 million square metres of office development will be completed in the decentralized Pudong, Hongkou...
AHMEDABAD: The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) has apprehended 23 Indian fishermen and seized their four boats off the Gujarat coast, according to an official of the National Fishworkers' Forum. The fishermen had sailed from Porbandar a few days ago and were apprehended by the PMSA near the International Maritime Border Line (IMBL), Forum secretary Manish Lodhari told PTI. "We have learnt that at least 23 fishermen on four boats were apprehended by the PMSA near Jakhau and th...
NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal today issued contempt notice to the Art of Living foundation's Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on a plea against him for blaming the Centre and the panel for damaging Yamuna floodplains by allowing his NGO to hold a cultural extravaganza. A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar issued notice to Ravi Shankar while seeking his reply before May 9, the next date of hearing. The plea filed by activist Manoj Misra has sought action against Ravi Shank...
Photo credit: scyther5 / 123RF. Insurtech firm Singapore Life announced today it has raised a blockbuster US$50 million for its series A round. Investors include Impact Capital Holdings, a subsidiary of Credit China Fintech Holdings. CCFH is a Hong Kong-listed group “with a focus on providing 24/7 online financial services to SMEs, merchants, and individuals in China and Asia through internet and mobile solutions.” According to a filing with the Hong Kong securities and futures exchange, Imp...
AMROHA: Another instance of triple talaq has come to light in Uttar Pradesh's Amroha district where a woman named Alka Parvin received divorce papers through speed post. Parvin’s husband dissolved the marriage with her and got married to another woman. Parvin, who got married to Arif Ali in 2014, said that everything was normal during the initial days of her marriage, but as time passed, Ali and his family started torturing her. The victim alleged that Ali used to beat her for dowry...
Skift Take: Tourists plan entire trips around food with increasing frequency. This has changed the idea of a restaurant as travelers seek immersive dining experiences outside of the traditional seated dinner. — Kristen HawleyDining is quickly becoming the main attraction for global travelers, far beyond the notion of a typical restaurant. At Skift Forum Europe in April, Ben Liebmann, chief operating officer of Copenhagen’s Noma restaurant and Camille Rumani, co-founder and chief operating of...
Photo credit: Cuneopost. Microsoft took six months to investigate and patch a flaw in the way Microsoft Word processes documents from another format. An ethical hacker exploited the flaw and alerted Microsoft last October. Instead of an immediate patch, the company took time to find a comprehensive solution. Hackers got wind of the bug in January and used it to spy on political figures and military personnel in Russia and Ukraine. This stayed under the radar, but in March a financial hacking so...