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AllAfrica.com
WPS - Investment Returns, Social Security Dominate Discussionspension investment, the impact of technology, actuarial benefits and their impa
WPS - Investment Returns, Social Security Dominate Discussions
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
pension investment, the impact of technology, actuarial benefits and their impact on pension benefits and the outlook for African pension funds. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammad Buhari set the tone for the discussions as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Universities Should Not Make Money - Fees CommissionUniversities should not be money-making organisations, the fees commission hear
Universities Should Not Make Money - Fees Commission
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Universities should not be money-making organisations, the fees commission heard on Thursday. Universities were meant to help build a nation, not make profit, the South African Further Education and Training Student Association (Safetsa) said at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Students Urged to Observe Law During Protestsof this year's national budget, receiving an additional 18% for 2016/17," Minis
Students Urged to Observe Law During Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
of this year's national budget, receiving an additional 18% for 2016/17," Minister Radebe said. He said despite economic difficulties, government continues allocating resources as a demonstration of its support to broaden access to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pula! Botswana At 50 - Love, Race and Duty in the Struggle for Freedomin their mind it was the ur-Bantustan, a vast reserve that predated and surpass
Pula! Botswana At 50 - Love, Race and Duty in the Struggle for Freedom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
in their mind it was the ur-Bantustan, a vast reserve that predated and surpassed the 7% of South Africa allocated to Africans in the 1913 Native Land Act (extended to 13% in the 1936 the Native and Land Trust Act.) The 1954 Tomlinson Report,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Northern Cape PEC StatementThe Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Northern Cape held a meeting
Cosatu Northern Cape PEC Statement
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The Congress of South African Trade Unions in the Northern Cape held a meeting of the Provincial Executive Committee on Tuesday, 27 September 2016 at La'd'da Lodge in Kimberley. The meeting was attended by representatives from the affiliated unions... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Human Rights Commission Wants Corrupt SANS ExposedThe National Human Rights Commission has "condemned senior lawyers and others i
Human Rights Commission Wants Corrupt SANS Exposed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
The National Human Rights Commission has "condemned senior lawyers and others in public service using human rights to shield corrupt people from prosecution and justice." Ben Angwe, Executive Secretary of the Commission, said this at the launch of a... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Return to centre stagewas facing the prospect of international isolation following the ouster of the
Return to centre stage
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 8 hours ago
was facing the prospect of international isolation following the ouster of the Muslim Brotherhood. Its membership of the African Union (AU) had been suspended, the US froze military assistance and EU capitals were distancing themselves from... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Y be Charles Glass Half Full: The end of SABMiller, but what comes next?and the SABMiller Meeting held earlier on Wednesday, in connection with the rec
Y be Charles Glass Half Full: The end of SABMiller, but what comes next?
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 hours ago
and the SABMiller Meeting held earlier on Wednesday, in connection with the recommended acquisition of the iconic South African brewer by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB Inbev). If that sounds complicated, it’s probably because it was. The deal, which... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Free education for all could collapse the system‚ fees commission hearsThe South African Further Education and Training Student Association (Safetsa)‚
Free education for all could collapse the system‚ fees commission hears
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 19 hours ago
The South African Further Education and Training Student Association (Safetsa)‚ an independent student body championing the interest of Technical and Vocational Education and Training college students‚ submitted that higher education cannot be free... Read more
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express
You owe us: Germany blasted in Hungary over claims country's fence SAVED Europesaved the Union More than 1.1 million migrants entered Germany last year, with
You owe us: Germany blasted in Hungary over claims country's fence SAVED Europe
express / Posted 20 hours ago
saved the Union More than 1.1 million migrants entered Germany last year, with most coming from Middle Eastern and North African countries. Zoltán Nógrádi mayor of Mórahalom, the small city in Hungary’s on the Serbian border claims they have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 28 September 2016one of the biggest beneficiaries of this year's national budget, receiving an a
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 28 September 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
one of the biggest beneficiaries of this year's national budget, receiving an additional 18 per cent for 2016/17. Despite economic difficulties we continue allocating resources as a demonstration of our support to broaden access to Higher... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesspread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of inc
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
The Arizona Republic / Posted 22 hours ago
spread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of income brackets. But more of them are poor or African-American than the country as a whole, data from the U.S. Census Bureau show. For instance, nearly 90 percent of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Universities should not make money - fees commissioninto Jameson Hall at UCT. (Tina Hsu, News24) Pretoria – Universities should no
Universities should not make money - fees commission
News 24 South Africa / Posted 22 hours ago
into Jameson Hall at UCT. (Tina Hsu, News24) Pretoria – Universities should not be money-making organisations, the fees commission heard on Thursday. Universities were meant to help build a nation, not make profit, the South African Further... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Political Parties Commit to Violence-Free Elections in 2017of the Inter-Party Consultative Committee (IPCC) in consideration of a previous
Political Parties Commit to Violence-Free Elections in 2017
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
of the Inter-Party Consultative Committee (IPCC) in consideration of a previous meeting held at the National Elections Commission (NEC) to discuss what could be done to mitigate the possibility of violence before, during and after the 2017... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NPA Revives Sinoe County Economy With Marine Craft At Greenville PortGreenville — Sinoe County has great potentials to become an engine of economic
NPA Revives Sinoe County Economy With Marine Craft At Greenville Port
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
Greenville — Sinoe County has great potentials to become an engine of economic growth for the country with the level of improvement at Greenville Port that has not been fully functional since the end of the Liberian civil war that lasted for over 14... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Carlos Lopes Resigns as ECA Chief, Said to Eye African Union RoleBy Ivan R. Mugisha and Robert Mbaraga The executive secretary of the United Na
Carlos Lopes Resigns as ECA Chief, Said to Eye African Union Role
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
By Ivan R. Mugisha and Robert Mbaraga The executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Dr Carlos Lopes has stepped down, with sources saying he could be eyeing an influential position in the African Union... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Carlos Lopes to Step Down from ECA End of OctoberExecutive Secretary, Carlos Lopes, of the Economic Commission for Africa offici
Carlos Lopes to Step Down from ECA End of October
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
Executive Secretary, Carlos Lopes, of the Economic Commission for Africa officially told ECA staff Thursday that he was stepping down from the organization he has led for the past four years. Speaking at a town hall meeting, Mr. Lopes, who joined... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wide Partnership On the Statistical BoardNiamey — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its Sub-Regional Off
Wide Partnership On the Statistical Board
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Niamey — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), through its Sub-Regional Office for West Africa (SRO-WA), took part in the activities marking the celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Economic and Statistical Observatory for Sub-Saharan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Promote Growth Poles in West AfricaNiamey — A multifaceted and fact-finding mission of technical assistance from t
Promote Growth Poles in West Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Niamey — A multifaceted and fact-finding mission of technical assistance from the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and senior officials from Niger are staying in Burkina Faso from September 26th to 30th, 2016. Within the framework of its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EU, Kenya to Sign Trade Deal If EAC Pact Fails(EU) Ambassador to Kenya Stefano Dejak says the bloc will find a way of agreein
EU, Kenya to Sign Trade Deal If EAC Pact Fails
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
(EU) Ambassador to Kenya Stefano Dejak says the bloc will find a way of agreeing terms of trade with Kenya if other East African Community states fail to ratify the Economic Partnership Agreements. The deadline for signing by East African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Developing Africa Is Our Collective Responsibility - ElumeluElumelu, calls on all governments across Africa to implement policies that will
Developing Africa Is Our Collective Responsibility - Elumelu
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Elumelu, calls on all governments across Africa to implement policies that will help the continent overcome its current economic challenges. Elumelu made this call while speaking at the 2016 Edition of the World Pension Summit 'Africa Special'... Read more
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York Daily Record
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesspread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of inc
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
spread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of income brackets. But more of them are poor or African-American than the country as a whole, data from the U.S. Census Bureau show. For instance, nearly 90 percent of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Elumelu - Developing Africa, a Collective Responsibilitygovernments across Africa to urgently come together to implement policies that
Elumelu - Developing Africa, a Collective Responsibility
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
governments across Africa to urgently come together to implement policies that will help the continent overcome its current economic challenges. Elumelu said this while speaking last night at the 2016 Edition of the World Pension Summit 'Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Passport - Road to United States of Africa?One of the key highlights of the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Ass
AU Passport - Road to United States of Africa?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
One of the key highlights of the 27th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly of Heads of State and Government, which held in Kigali, Rwanda in July 2016, was the launch of the African Union passport. Remarkably Idris Deby, the Chairperson of... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Why the 'loss of faith' in heroes like Mandela may not be such a bad thinggod they have lost faith in was probably an idol anyway…” Losing faith in a fa
Why the 'loss of faith' in heroes like Mandela may not be such a bad thing
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
god they have lost faith in was probably an idol anyway…” Losing faith in a false god is not such a bad thing. Many South Africans are losing faith in a very subtle and deceptive form of civil religion that held many in thrall during the last 22... Read more
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iol.co.za
Anti-graft agency raids six cargo companiesThe commission said it had reasonable grounds to suspect that the companies had
Anti-graft agency raids six cargo companies
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
The commission said it had reasonable grounds to suspect that the companies had engaged in collusive practices to, among other things, fix the incremental rates for the shipment of cargo from Asia to South Africa in contravention of the Competition... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Central Bank Governor Retireswas appointed the governor by the President in 1999. She rose through the rank
Central Bank Governor Retires
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
was appointed the governor by the President in 1999. She rose through the ranks from secretary in 1976 to senior levels in economic research, human resources and financial markets, where she was responsible for monetary operations and investment of... Read more
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USA Today
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sitesspread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of inc
Toxic air pollution concentrated at small number of sites
USA Today / Posted yesterday
spread across half the states, all races, young and old, in a wide range of income brackets. But more of them are poor or African-American than the country as a whole, data from the U.S. Census Bureau show. For instance, nearly 90 percent of the... Read more
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Manning River Times
Croc Watch: How can we resolve the conflict between crocs and humansa fatality, everybody wants to shoot some," says Tom Nichols, senior wildlife r
Croc Watch: How can we resolve the conflict between crocs and humans
Manning River Times / Posted yesterday
a fatality, everybody wants to shoot some," says Tom Nichols, senior wildlife ranger for the Territory's Parks and Wildlife Commission. But when the clamour dies down, the issue remains: in the Northern Territory, the number of crocodile attacks is... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Bill would make it easier to eliminate state agenciesinclude whether an agency serves the public interest, how its regulations compa
Bill would make it easier to eliminate state agencies
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
include whether an agency serves the public interest, how its regulations compare to other states, and if it “has inhibited economic growth, reduced efficiency, or increased the cost of government.” “This bill intends to reassert legislative... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Mines face fightbackto stop the mine from being established,” he said. He said community activists
Mines face fightback
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
to stop the mine from being established,” he said. He said community activists would arranged a meeting with the South African Human Rights Commission with a focus on the area’s climate, the environment and the health of the community. He said... Read more
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Dover Post
Apathy, council inaction hobbles Human Relations Commission Dover's city council has fallen behind on its responsibility to keep the Human
Apathy, council inaction hobbles Human Relations Commission
Dover Post / Posted yesterday
Dover's city council has fallen behind on its responsibility to keep the Human Relations Commission at full strength. The all-volunteer commission is supposed to have nine members, but... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sub-Regional Artisanal Fisheries Seminar Underway in BanjulDepartment of Fisheries of The Gambia, commenced on Monday at the NaNA conferen
Sub-Regional Artisanal Fisheries Seminar Underway in Banjul
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Department of Fisheries of The Gambia, commenced on Monday at the NaNA conference hall. Organised by the Dakar-based West African Development of Artisanal Fisheries (WADAF), the forum was designed to strengthen the technical and political skills... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor - Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster Media BriefingWelcome to a media briefing by the Economic Cluster on the Medium-term Strategi
Minister Naledi Pandor - Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster Media Briefing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Welcome to a media briefing by the Economic Cluster on the Medium-term Strategic Framework (MTSF) first quarter progress report. The MTSF is Government's five-year plan (2014-2019) towards achieving the National Development Plan (NDP) and is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Jacob Zuma - Black Business Council Awards Gala Dinnerto join this important gathering of black business. The Black Business Council
President Jacob Zuma - Black Business Council Awards Gala Dinner
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to join this important gathering of black business. The Black Business Council has an important role to play in championing economic transformation in our country. You have a responsibility to work with the democratic state to ensure that the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Global shipping firms raided in SA over suspected collusionand seizure operation focused on premises of the six firms will involve confisc
Global shipping firms raided in SA over suspected collusion
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
and seizure operation focused on premises of the six firms will involve confiscating documents. Picture: AFP. Competition Commission,Competition Commission of South Africa,collusion JOHANNESBURG – Six of the world’s biggest container shipping... Read more
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iol.co.za
Reborn Russian Ponzi scheme scams Africansa criminal investigation has been launched into MMM Global's branch in South Af
Reborn Russian Ponzi scheme scams Africans
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
a criminal investigation has been launched into MMM Global's branch in South Africa, after a probe by the National Consumer Commission “found something” to suggest the scheme was acting illegally. With Zimbabwe's traditional financial institutions... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Competition Commission raids cargo shipping companiesThe Commission said in a statement it has "reasonable grounds to suspect" that
Competition Commission raids cargo shipping companies
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Commission said in a statement it has "reasonable grounds to suspect" that Hamburg Sud South Africa (Pty) Ltd‚ Maersk South Africa (Pty) Ltd‚ Safmarine (Pty) Ltd‚ Mediterranean Shipping Company (Pty) Ltd‚ Pacific International Line South Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Decisive Action Needed to Tackle Youth Challengesin Stellenbosch on Monday on behalf of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. The c
Decisive Action Needed to Tackle Youth Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Stellenbosch on Monday on behalf of Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. The conference was hosted by National Planning Commission, Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator, Yellowwoods Investments, and MISTRA. He said while youth unemployment... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Remains a Sound Investment Destinationthat South Africa remains a sound investment destination that offers potential
SA Remains a Sound Investment Destination
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that South Africa remains a sound investment destination that offers potential investors lucrative opportunities, the Economic Cluster said on Tuesday. Briefing the media on the Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development... Read more
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iol.co.za
AA and BEE policies must open doorsLindiwe Zulu, Malusi Gigaba and Nathi Mthethwa, as well as ANC Treasurer Genera
AA and BEE policies must open doors
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Lindiwe Zulu, Malusi Gigaba and Nathi Mthethwa, as well as ANC Treasurer General Dr Zweli Mkhize. Zuma said: “Our black economic empowerment and affirmative action policies must open doors and remove impediments, both historical and current,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Commission raids 6 cargo firmsAct. The search and seizure operation is conducted as part of an ongoing inves
Commission raids 6 cargo firms
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Act. The search and seizure operation is conducted as part of an ongoing investigation which was initiated by the commission based on information from a member the public. During the search the commission will seize documents and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Polls Pushed Back to NovemberSomali Presidential elections will be held on 30th November the interim electio
Presidential Polls Pushed Back to November
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Somali Presidential elections will be held on 30th November the interim election commission has confirmed. The body tasked to conduct one of the most challenging democratic exercises in the horn of the African state has cited security and economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Told Governors, 'Please Let Us Save for the Rainy Days' They Said No! - ObasanjoEboh and Susan Onuorji Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, accused
I Told Governors, 'Please Let Us Save for the Rainy Days' They Said No! - Obasanjo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Eboh and Susan Onuorji Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, accused former governors of contributing to the economic woes afflicting the nation by opposing his government's efforts to save for the rainy day when the price of oil was... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
GACD funds international research projects that aim to prevent, manage chronic lung diseasesUniversity Funding amount: $1.5 million (co-funded with the International Deve
GACD funds international research projects that aim to prevent, manage chronic lung diseases
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
University Funding amount: $1.5 million (co-funded with the International Development Research Centre and the South African Medical Research Council) European Commission 3.Project title: Tackling second-hand tobacco smoke and e-cigarette... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Dems block spending bill as shutdown looms | Tensions flare over Flint, race | Labor Dept. to probe Wells Fargothat GOP leaders aren’t prioritizing aid to help the city with its water crisis
Senate Dems block spending bill as shutdown looms | Tensions flare over Flint, race | Labor Dept. to probe Wells Fargo
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
that GOP leaders aren’t prioritizing aid to help the city with its water crisis because a majority of the residents are African-Americans. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) said during floor debate that GOP leaders “don’t see American citizens” when... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Fact-checking the first presidential debate between Clinton and Trumpdenied its existence and called it a hoax. Clinton on job creation By Tami Lu
Fact-checking the first presidential debate between Clinton and Trump
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
denied its existence and called it a hoax. Clinton on job creation By Tami Luhby, CNNMoney Clinton claimed that her economic plan would create 10 million jobs, while Trump’s plan would cost the nation 3.5 million jobs. “People have looked... Read more
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New Kerala
Considerable potential for expanding trade between India, Nigeria: Vice President Ansari - newkerala.com #124682in 2014-15. It is only because of the global decline in oil prices that our tra
Considerable potential for expanding trade between India, Nigeria: Vice President Ansari - newkerala.com #124682
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
in 2014-15. It is only because of the global decline in oil prices that our trade has slowed down in the past one year. Economic and commercial cooperation occupies prominent position in our bilateral matrix." "Over 100 Indian companies have... Read more
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Breitbart
An Exciting Debate? Maybe Next Timeneeds to be fact checked. He introduced the first presidential debate by sayin
An Exciting Debate? Maybe Next Time
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
needs to be fact checked. He introduced the first presidential debate by saying it was sponsored by the “non-partisan” Commission on Presidential Debates. The Commission is bipartisan. The Commission is composed entirely of establishment... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Trump: May hit 'harder' next time; Clinton runs Machado adwork." In an earlier exchange, Clinton said it was unfortunate that Trump pain
Trump: May hit 'harder' next time; Clinton runs Machado ad
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
work." In an earlier exchange, Clinton said it was unfortunate that Trump paints a dire picture of the livelihoods and economic circumstances of many African Americans. Trump groaned in apparent disgust. The television networks were preparing... Read more
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