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iol.co.za
Online gambling scam traps thousandsWithin two years, according to London lawyers and scores of former clients, aro
Online gambling scam traps thousands
iol.co.za / Posted 7 hours ago
Within two years, according to London lawyers and scores of former clients, around a dozen of whom spoke to Reuters, NRGbinary and other companies linked to the same parent group had defrauded hundreds of people out of anywhere between $10,000 and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 28 September 20161.1. As government, we are deeply committed to the upliftment of our people. Th
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 28 September 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
1.1. As government, we are deeply committed to the upliftment of our people. That is why education remains one of our Apex of Priorities. We have demonstrated this through the allocation of resources, where Higher Education and Training was one of... Read more
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dna
Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture: Day-night Tests are the way forward, says VVS Laxmanstars and also gave his support for day-night Tests though there is still some
Dilip Sardesai Memorial Lecture: Day-night Tests are the way forward, says VVS Laxman
dna / Posted 11 hours ago
stars and also gave his support for day-night Tests though there is still some work to do, he felt. Here is the full text of his lecture: Ladies and Gentlemen, I didn’t have the good fortune of meeting him too often, but when I did meet him for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lakshman Bheenick - "I trust that political parties will appoint the best Prime Minister possible"Standard Bank, which originated in South Africa more than 150 years ago, starte
Lakshman Bheenick - "I trust that political parties will appoint the best Prime Minister possible"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Standard Bank, which originated in South Africa more than 150 years ago, started its operations in Mauritius in 2001. This Africa-centric bank absent from the retail sector is primarily an investment bank highly specialised in corporates. It is in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Memorial service for Wits contract workerIavan Pijoos, News24 (Lizeka Tandwa, News24) Johannesburg - The University of
Memorial service for Wits contract worker
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 hours ago
Iavan Pijoos, News24 (Lizeka Tandwa, News24) Johannesburg - The University of the Witwatersrand will on Thursday hold a memorial service for the contract worker who died during protests last week, the Wits #FeesMustFall movement said. Celumusa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NMB Bank Receives Us$15 Million Line of Credit for SMEsDevelopment financial institutions FMO of the Netherlands and Swedfund of Swede
NMB Bank Receives Us$15 Million Line of Credit for SMEs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Development financial institutions FMO of the Netherlands and Swedfund of Sweden have agreed to together provide NMB Bank with a US$15 million line of credit for lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs). FMO, which is partly owned by the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Crude Declines As OPEC Deal Doubts Emerge; Futures Roll Over- but we also need to see how the U.S. market reacts,” says Giovanni Staunovo,
Crude Declines As OPEC Deal Doubts Emerge; Futures Roll Over
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 hours ago
- but we also need to see how the U.S. market reacts,” says Giovanni Staunovo, commodity analyst at UBS. The modest rolloff in oil prices has also put a "cap" on US equity futures overnight, which were trading roughly unchanged during the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UBA Boots Education Through Essay CompetitionEnthusiasm, excitement and high-spiritedness characterised the mood of prospect
UBA Boots Education Through Essay Competition
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
Enthusiasm, excitement and high-spiritedness characterised the mood of prospective competing students at the head office of the United Bank for Africa Plc, when the bank launched the 2016 edition of its National Essay Competition in Lagos. The... Read more
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The Age
Cultural hub offers a broad taste of AfricaIn her two years running Saba's Ethiopian restaurant in Fitzroy, Saba Alemayoh
Cultural hub offers a broad taste of Africa
The Age / Posted 17 hours ago
In her two years running Saba's Ethiopian restaurant in Fitzroy, Saba Alemayoh has often felt like a point of contact for the entire continent of Africa. "People used to ask us things like, 'Where can I get Tanzanian beer?'" Ms Alemayoh says. "And I... Read more
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The Border Mail
Cultural hub pushes boundaries to offer a taste of AfricaThe time is right for a positive outlet to showcase the talents of our African
Cultural hub pushes boundaries to offer a taste of Africa
The Border Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
The time is right for a positive outlet to showcase the talents of our African community, says young entrepreneur. In her two years running Saba's Ethiopian restaurant in Fitzroy, Saba Alemayoh has often felt like a point of contact for the entire... Read more
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Business Wire
Northern Trust Announces Senior Appointments in its Global Family & Private Investment Office Group in LondonWIRE)--Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has made two new appointments in its Globa
Northern Trust Announces Senior Appointments in its Global Family & Private Investment Office Group in London
Business Wire / Posted 18 hours ago
WIRE)--Northern Trust (Nasdaq: NTRS) has made two new appointments in its Global Family & Private Investment Offices team in London to support the increasingly complex needs of ultra-high net worth families and their family offices... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bangkok Post Forum: Developed country by 2036, says PMข้อตกลง, คำสัญญา aim : to have as your purpose or goal - มีเป้าหมาย มีจุดมุ่งห
Bangkok Post Forum: Developed country by 2036, says PM
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 hours ago
ข้อตกลง, คำสัญญา aim : to have as your purpose or goal - มีเป้าหมาย มีจุดมุ่งหมาย ambitious : difficult and needing a lot of effort to succeed - ความทะเยอทยาน attend : to go to an event, such as a meeting, a show, a sports competition, etc. -... Read more
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The Courier
Cultural hub pushes boundaries to offer a taste of AfricaThe time is right for a positive outlet to showcase the talents of our African
Cultural hub pushes boundaries to offer a taste of Africa
The Courier / Posted 18 hours ago
The time is right for a positive outlet to showcase the talents of our African community, says young entrepreneur. In her two years running Saba's Ethiopian restaurant in Fitzroy, Saba Alemayoh has often felt like a point of contact for the entire... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Local Brewing Firm Endorses Dar Industrialisation Driveis achievable if the government would remain committed in creating and sustaini
Local Brewing Firm Endorses Dar Industrialisation Drive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
is achievable if the government would remain committed in creating and sustaining attractive investment environment. TBL Group and East Africa Technical Director, Mr Gavin Van Wijk said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that to realise the plan, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Group Endorses CBN's Anti-Recession StrategiesThe strategies adopted by the Central Bank of Nigeria in tackling recession fac
Group Endorses CBN's Anti-Recession Strategies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
The strategies adopted by the Central Bank of Nigeria in tackling recession facing the country is capable of redeeming the country's economy from the woods, the Arewa Youth Forum (AYF) has said. The youth group said the CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele... Read more
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dna
IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns of weak growth, lure of protectionismThe head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has renewed warnings against
IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns of weak growth, lure of protectionism
dna / Posted 21 hours ago
The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has renewed warnings against protectionism and trade restrictions, saying that the global economy risked prolonged low growth and that advanced economies faced painful inequality. Christine Lagarde,... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
AfDB advisers in $4bn Batoka projectZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have appointed the African Development Bank as lead financi
AfDB advisers in $4bn Batoka project
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
ZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have appointed the African Development Bank as lead financial advisers for the construction of the 2400-megawatt Batoka Gorge hydro-power project that’s expected to cost $4 billion, an official said. The two two nations face... Read more
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Business Standard India
IMF chief warns of weak growth, lure of protectionismfaced painful inequality. Lagarde said the current global recovery was still f
IMF chief warns of weak growth, lure of protectionism
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
faced painful inequality. Lagarde said the current global recovery was still fragile following the Great Recession of 2008-2009 and that populist political currents rising in the developed world threatened to undo the progress made. "For... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#PaymentsEA - Second Payments East Africa Conference Kicks-Off in NairobiThe second annual Payments East Africa has kicked off at Radisson Blu Hotel, Na
#PaymentsEA - Second Payments East Africa Conference Kicks-Off in Nairobi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The second annual Payments East Africa has kicked off at Radisson Blu Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. The conference is also running alongside, Future Bank East Africa and The Ecommerce Show East Africa. The events International Keynote was given by: Jurg... Read more
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Business Standard India
Christine Lagarde warns of weak growth, lure of protectionismIMF chief said that the global economy risked prolonged low growth and advanced
Christine Lagarde warns of weak growth, lure of protectionism
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
IMF chief said that the global economy risked prolonged low growth and advanced economies faced painful inequality Christine Lagarde, the IMF managing director, said the current global... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Naledi Pandor - Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster Media Briefinginfrastructure network Outcome 10: Protect and Enhance our Environmental Asset
Minister Naledi Pandor - Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development Cluster Media Briefing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
infrastructure network Outcome 10: Protect and Enhance our Environmental Assets and Natural Resources The implementation of the outcomes impacts positively thereby achieving the objectives of the Nine-Point Plan i.e. growing and transforming the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Mobile Lender Customers in Uganda Hit 0.6 Million in Two MonthsKenya's Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) has signed up more than 600,000 subscri
Kenyan Mobile Lender Customers in Uganda Hit 0.6 Million in Two Months
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kenya's Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) has signed up more than 600,000 subscribers in Uganda on its mobile-banking equivalent of the M-Shwari less than two months after launch. The Nairobi-based lender on August 9 unveiled MoKash in partnership... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
UBS has made a marquee hire in New YorkUBS has made a big hire in the US. Bob Foresman will join the company as vice
UBS has made a marquee hire in New York
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
UBS has made a big hire in the US. Bob Foresman will join the company as vice chairman of UBS Investment Bank on October 3, according to a memo seen by Business Insider. A spokeswoman confirmed the contents of the memo. He will report directly to... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
AfDB appointed advisers in $4bn Batoka projectZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have appointed the African Development Bank as lead financi
AfDB appointed advisers in $4bn Batoka project
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
ZAMBIA and Zimbabwe have appointed the African Development Bank as lead financial advisers for the construction of the 2400-megawatt Batoka Gorge hydro-power project that’s expected to cost $4 billion, an official said. The two two nations face... Read more
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Connecticut Post
UBS has made a marquee hire in New YorkUBS has made a big hire in the US. Bob Foresman will join the company as vice
UBS has made a marquee hire in New York
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
UBS has made a big hire in the US. Bob Foresman will join the company as vice chairman of UBS Investment Bank on October 3, according to a memo seen by Business Insider. A spokeswoman confirmed the contents of the memo. He will report directly to... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
UBS has made a marquee hire in New YorkUBS has made a big hire in the US. Bob Foresman will join the company as vice
UBS has made a marquee hire in New York
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
UBS has made a big hire in the US. Bob Foresman will join the company as vice chairman of UBS Investment Bank on October 3, according to a memo seen by Business Insider. A spokeswoman confirmed the contents of the memo. He will report directly to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NMB Gets U.S.$15 Million FMO, Swedfund Credit LineDevelopment financial institutions FMO of the Netherlands and Swedfund of Swede
NMB Gets U.S.$15 Million FMO, Swedfund Credit Line
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Development financial institutions FMO of the Netherlands and Swedfund of Sweden have agreed to provide NMB Bank with a $15 million line of credit for lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs).FMO, which is partly owned by the Netherlands... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MTN Shares Slump Over Graft AllegationsLagos — MTN Group shares slumped the most in three months after Nigerian lawmak
MTN Shares Slump Over Graft Allegations
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Lagos — MTN Group shares slumped the most in three months after Nigerian lawmakers raised new allegations about the wireless carrier, this time accusing the company of illegally moving almost US$14bn out of its largest market. The Johannesburg-based... Read more
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New Kerala
Jim Yong Kim unanimously reappointed to second term as World Bank Group President - newkerala.com #125062the institution has achieved during this time with strong Board support. The B
Jim Yong Kim unanimously reappointed to second term as World Bank Group President - newkerala.com #125062
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
the institution has achieved during this time with strong Board support. The Board noted that in the first year of Kims leadership, which began in July 2012, shareholders endorsed two ambitious new goals for the institution: to end... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA SMEs are optimistic about their futureGeorge Kershoff, deputy director at the Bureau for Economic Research, notes, ho
SA SMEs are optimistic about their future
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
George Kershoff, deputy director at the Bureau for Economic Research, notes, however, that the survey was done around mid-August, so the euphoria of smooth elections was still being felt. He tells IOL the outcome of the elections, and a potential... Read more
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Business Insider
UBS has made a marquee hire in New YorkUBS has made a big hire in the US. Bob Foresman will join the company as vice
UBS has made a marquee hire in New York
Business Insider / Posted yesterday
UBS has made a big hire in the US. Bob Foresman will join the company as vice chairman of UBS Investment Bank on October 3, according to a memo seen by Business Insider. A spokeswoman confirmed the contents of the memo. He will report directly to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Banks Remain Strong, CBN Tells AfreximbankThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated that the nation's Deposit Mone
Banks Remain Strong, CBN Tells Afreximbank
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has reiterated that the nation's Deposit Money Banks are strong despite the ongoing challenges in the foreign exchange market. CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, at the third quarterly meetings of the Board of Directors... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Pays Shs 90 Billion in Fees for Failure to Spend Borrowed MoneyUgandans are paying the heaviest price in fines as government officials fail to
Govt Pays Shs 90 Billion in Fees for Failure to Spend Borrowed Money
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Ugandans are paying the heaviest price in fines as government officials fail to spend chunks of borrowed cash, writes Alon Mwesigwa. According to the auditor general's latest value for money report 2014/15, taxpayers paid at least $26.8m (Shs 90bn)... Read more
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iol.co.za
ArcelorMittal SA’s costly BEE dealHowever, the deal will hurt its bottom line, although AMSA says this effect has
ArcelorMittal SA’s costly BEE deal
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
However, the deal will hurt its bottom line, although AMSA says this effect has been magnified because the economic cost of issuing new shares will either be expensed immediately, or - shares issued to staff - will be amortised. Its pro rata... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Which National Assets Are for Sale?solutions to our economic troubles. It's no longer an issue to be left to the
Which National Assets Are for Sale?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
solutions to our economic troubles. It's no longer an issue to be left to the government alone, hence the involvement of everyone. From different sectors of the economy and the polity, solicited and unsolicited suggestions are pouring in as to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
M-Shwari Clients in Uganda Hit 0.6m in Two MonthsThe Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) has signed up more than 600,000 subscribers
M-Shwari Clients in Uganda Hit 0.6m in Two Months
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) has signed up more than 600,000 subscribers in Uganda on its mobile-banking equivalent of the M-Shwari less than two months after launch. The Nairobi-based lender on August 9 unveiled MoKash in partnership with... Read more
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Business Wire
Banque Saudi Fransi Partners with SmartStream to Meet SAMA Regulations and Create the Kingdom’s First Intraday Liquidity Management Centre of ExcellenceImplementation of Corona Cash & Liquidity will provide the bank with new levels
Banque Saudi Fransi Partners with SmartStream to Meet SAMA Regulations and Create the Kingdom’s First Intraday Liquidity Management Centre of Excellence
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Implementation of Corona Cash & Liquidity will provide the bank with new levels of visibility and control over its liquidity and transaction processing. Thus, the solution will facilitate compliance with regulatory requirements, improve fraud... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thyolo-Mulanje Land Problems Need to Be Sorted OutVincent Wandale and his two accomplicesaccused of unauthorised use of land, cri
Thyolo-Mulanje Land Problems Need to Be Sorted Out
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Vincent Wandale and his two accomplicesaccused of unauthorised use of land, criminal trespassing and threatening violence in Thyolo points to feelings that many people in Mulanje and Thyolohave harboured: to reclaim some land that their forefathers... Read more
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The New Yorker
A New CubaObama’s idea isn’t “to take America out of the equation but to remove it as an
A New Cuba
The New Yorker / Posted yesterday
Obama’s idea isn’t “to take America out of the equation but to remove it as an excuse for Cuba feeling trapped in its past.”Credit Photograph by Nicola Lo Calzo / L’agence à Paris One afternoon last spring, President Obama sat on a stage at La... Read more
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The Forward
Shimon Peres, Israel’s Liberal Elder Statesman, Dies at 93Israel lost its most honored senior statesman, the last active member of its fo
Shimon Peres, Israel’s Liberal Elder Statesman, Dies at 93
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
Israel lost its most honored senior statesman, the last active member of its founding generation, with the death of Shimon Peres, the former ceremonial state president and ex-prime minister today. Peres, who was 93, was rushed to Tel Hashomer... Read more
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dna
First Monetary Policy Committee rate call on October 4The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will unveil its first monetary policy that woul
First Monetary Policy Committee rate call on October 4
dna / Posted 2 days ago
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will unveil its first monetary policy that would be decided by the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) on October 4. According to the Union Economic Affairs Secretary, Shaktikanta Das, the new committee, which... Read more
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Black Press USA
Citizen Newspaper Publisher William Garth, Sr. Dies at 79By Lisette Gushiniere (Chicago Citizen Newspaper Group, NNPA Member) William G
Citizen Newspaper Publisher William Garth, Sr. Dies at 79
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
By Lisette Gushiniere (Chicago Citizen Newspaper Group, NNPA Member) William Garth, Sr., the CEO of the Chicago Citizen Newspaper Group Inc., (CCNG) and Chairman of the Chatham Business Association (CBA), died on Friday, September 23, 2016. He was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IFC, DFID Move to Boost SMEs Access to Electricity in NigeriaBy Mohammed Shosanya And Kehinde Oluwofobi Lagos — International Finance Corpo
IFC, DFID Move to Boost SMEs Access to Electricity in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Mohammed Shosanya And Kehinde Oluwofobi Lagos — International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group and United Kingdom's Department for International Development, DFID, have partnered to facilitate the deployment of off-grid and... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Capitec Bank cuts back lending to poorer workersSouth Africa’s Capitec Bank warned on Tuesday that it was cutting back on lendi
Capitec Bank cuts back lending to poorer workers
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa’s Capitec Bank warned on Tuesday that it was cutting back on lending to cash-strapped consumers from lower income groups as it posted a 19% rise in half-year profit on steady growth among more affluent clients. Weak economic growth in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IFC Partners DFID to Improve Access to Electricity for SMEs in NigeriaA member of the World Bank Group, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and t
IFC Partners DFID to Improve Access to Electricity for SMEs in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A member of the World Bank Group, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the United Kingdom's Department for International Development (DFID) have announced a partnership to facilitate the deployment of off-grid and embedded solar systems... Read more
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iol.co.za
AfDB seeks investors for Tanzania’s railway line“We are convening a meeting of would-be investors to see how best to finance th
AfDB seeks investors for Tanzania’s railway line
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
“We are convening a meeting of would-be investors to see how best to finance the line,” Negatu said in a September 23 interview in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi. “Everyone who can come up with financing, we will recommend them to the Tanzania... Read more
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The Irish Times
Wells Fargo is looking for a new EU location - but Dublin isn’t on the listas they rely on the UK’s right to sell services freely into the EU, Frank Pizzo
Wells Fargo is looking for a new EU location - but Dublin isn’t on the list
The Irish Times / Posted 2 days ago
as they rely on the UK’s right to sell services freely into the EU, Frank Pizzo, president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, said in an interview at the Sibos financial-services conference in Geneva. A new subsidiary in a location such as... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Fact Check: First Presidential Debateeditors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and
Fact Check: First Presidential Debate
KERA North Texas / Posted 2 days ago
editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotated the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact check. Note: The transcript on this... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Retesting All Drivers Not a SolutionAbout 90 percent of accidents in Zimbabwe are caused by human error. Even thoug
Retesting All Drivers Not a Solution
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
About 90 percent of accidents in Zimbabwe are caused by human error. Even though we talk of narrow roads, vehicles which should not be on the road, stray animals and the like, all these account for only 10 percent of accidents. At the heart of these... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Fact Check: First Presidential Debateeditors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and
Fact Check: First Presidential Debate
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, is live annotated the debate. Portions of the debate with added analysis are underlined in yellow, followed by context and fact check. Note: The transcript on this... Read more
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