United States: sex abuse in Catholic church: over 1,900 minors abused in Illinois, State says

A new report by the attorney general of Illinois covering decades names more than 450 credibly accused sexual abusers, including priests and lay religious brothers.
By New York Times May. 23, 2023

Jerry Springer, politician-turned-TV ringmaster, dies at 79

Springer died peacefully at home in suburban Chicago after a brief illness, the statement said
By Ap News Apr. 27, 2023

R. Kelly sentenced to 20 years for child sex crimes

A lawyer for Mr. Kelly, Jennifer Bonjean, argued that her client was “likely to die in prison either way,” but that if he did not, he would not pose a threat in old age.
By New York Times Feb. 24, 2023

Vitalis Takawira Jr tracing dad’s footsteps

A firm favourite of the fans with his dribbling skills and goal scoring exploits, ‘Digital’ as Takawira Snr is affectionately known was one of the stars of the Reinhard Fabisch-coached famous Dream Team side which almost qualified for the 1994 World Cup.

By The Independent Jul. 24, 2022

Vitalis Takawira Jr tracing dad’s footsteps

A firm favourite of the fans with his dribbling skills and goal scoring exploits, ‘Digital’ as Takawira Snr is affectionately known was one of the stars of the Reinhard Fabisch-coached famous Dream Team side which almost qualified for the 1994 World Cup.

By The Independent Jul. 24, 2022

The Fiddler: Your days are numbered

In the USA, a Chicago air traffic controller sought US$300 000 in damages from the federal government.  Douglas Hartman claimed he was insulted and humiliated at a government-sponsored training workshop. Hartman (43) claimed he was groped, fondled and verbally harassed by women workers in role-reversal exercises at the workshop.

By The Independent Jun. 5, 2022

The Fiddler: Your days are numbered

In the USA, a Chicago air traffic controller sought US$300 000 in damages from the federal government.  Douglas Hartman claimed he was insulted and humiliated at a government-sponsored training workshop. Hartman (43) claimed he was groped, fondled and verbally harassed by women workers in role-reversal exercises at the workshop.

By The Independent Jun. 5, 2022

Dynamics of corporate chess: office politics

If you want to work in a corporate, then you should know how to play chess, because what happens at various organisations is just the same as playing chess, especially when it comes to office politics.

By The Independent May. 3, 2022

Symptoms of toxicity at workplaces

A toxic work environment is one where employees find it difficult to work or progress in their careers due to the negative atmosphere created by co-workers, supervisors or the company culture. A toxic workplace can be defined as any job where the work, the atmosphere, the people, or any combination of those things cause serious disruptions to one’s life.

By The Independent Apr. 5, 2022