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The Age
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in Augustto meet conditions for a $US40 billion International Monetary Fund-led aid pack
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in August
The Age / Posted 2 hours ago
to meet conditions for a $US40 billion International Monetary Fund-led aid package to help pull the war-torn country out of recession. "I didn't think appetite for a relatively small issuer with a track record of economic mismanagement would... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in Augustto meet conditions for a $US40 billion International Monetary Fund-led aid pack
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in August
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 2 hours ago
to meet conditions for a $US40 billion International Monetary Fund-led aid package to help pull the war-torn country out of recession. "I didn't think appetite for a relatively small issuer with a track record of economic mismanagement would... Read more
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Canberra Times
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in Augustto meet conditions for a $US40 billion International Monetary Fund-led aid pack
World's riskiest credit was the place to put your money in August
Canberra Times / Posted 2 hours ago
to meet conditions for a $US40 billion International Monetary Fund-led aid package to help pull the war-torn country out of recession. "I didn't think appetite for a relatively small issuer with a track record of economic mismanagement would... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Mining unions welcome new deal to minimise job cuts The agreement to promote platinum as a reserve asset is part of a deal aimed
Mining unions welcome new deal to minimise job cuts
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
The agreement to promote platinum as a reserve asset is part of a deal aimed at minimising job cuts. Picture: The government says it hopes to reduce more than 11,700 jobs at risk in the industry.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Power Summit Attracts Global FinanciersLagos — THE upcoming Annual Powering Africa has received a major boost after tw
Power Summit Attracts Global Financiers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
Lagos — THE upcoming Annual Powering Africa has received a major boost after two leading global financial institutions confirmed their participation. Organizers of the event scheduled for September 14 and 15 said the International Finance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North-Central's Quiet Deputy GovernorsNigeria practices presidential system of government which recognizes 36 State G
North-Central's Quiet Deputy Governors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Nigeria practices presidential system of government which recognizes 36 State Governors with equal number of Deputy Governors. However, citizens hardly recognize them not to talk of feeling the presence of the Deputy Governors. Hence, Daily Trust on... Read more
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The Irish Times
Plan agreed to stem job loses in South Africa’s mining industry Government, mining companies and unions reach agreement after weeks of negoti
Plan agreed to stem job loses in South Africa’s mining industry
The Irish Times / Posted 7 hours ago
Government, mining companies and unions reach agreement after weeks of negotiations to stabilise the industry Boys play soccer in Marikana’s Nkaneng township in front of the Lonmin’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
How not to smuggle R70m out of SAJohannesburg - Customs officials at OR Tambo International Airport stopped five
How not to smuggle R70m out of SA
iol.co.za / Posted 8 hours ago
Johannesburg - Customs officials at OR Tambo International Airport stopped five people from leaving South Africa for Dubai with R23 million and USD 3.775 million in cash stuffed into suitcases and backpacks, SA Revenue Service (Sars) spokesman Luther... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chinese Perspectives On Obama's 2015 Visit to AfricaFacts belie America's critique that China is in Africa for resource extraction
Chinese Perspectives On Obama's 2015 Visit to Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Facts belie America's critique that China is in Africa for resource extraction only In his recent state visit to Kenya and Ethiopia--his fourth presidential visit to the African continent--US President Barack Obama argued that Africa's economic... Read more
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iol.co.za
Jobs plan inked by minersPretoria - South Africa's mining industry, unions and the government signed a b
Jobs plan inked by miners
iol.co.za / Posted 10 hours ago
Pretoria - South Africa's mining industry, unions and the government signed a broad plan on Monday to stem a wave of job losses triggered by falling commodity prices and soaring costs. The document of the blue print seen by Reuters last week... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Commonwealth Urges Govts to Consider Legislative Response to Virtual CurrenciesA Commonwealth working group set up to address virtual currencies has urged mem
Commonwealth Urges Govts to Consider Legislative Response to Virtual Currencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
A Commonwealth working group set up to address virtual currencies has urged member governments to review their legislative response to virtual currencies such as bitcoin to ensure they are addressing associated risks and avoid stifling... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
SARS officials seize R78 million in undeclared currency at OR TamboThe suspects were nabbed as they were about to board a United Arab Emirates fli
SARS officials seize R78 million in undeclared currency at OR Tambo
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 hours ago
The suspects were nabbed as they were about to board a United Arab Emirates flight bound for Dubai. “Risk profiling earlier by SARS custom officials‚ identified the passengers‚ and led to their apprehension as they boarded the aircraft at 21h45‚”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Continued Sell-Off Drives Equities Down By N332 Billionhave pressured market returns in recent times remain prevalent, and these are p
Continued Sell-Off Drives Equities Down By N332 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
have pressured market returns in recent times remain prevalent, and these are primarily responsible for the current state of the market. The equities market extended weekly losses for the fourth consecutive week as the local bourse closed in the... Read more
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The New Age
SA seals mining jobs deal, proposes platinum planSouth Africa's mining industry, unions and the government signed a broad plan o
SA seals mining jobs deal, proposes platinum plan
The New Age / Posted 12 hours ago
South Africa's mining industry, unions and the government signed a broad plan on Monday to stem a wave of job losses triggered by falling commodity prices and soaring costs. The document of the blue print seen by Reuters last week included boosting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Meeting On Improving Monitoring and Evaluation of Regional CoordinationThe Ad hoc Expert Group Meeting (AEGM) on enhancing monitoring and evaluation i
Meeting On Improving Monitoring and Evaluation of Regional Coordination
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
The Ad hoc Expert Group Meeting (AEGM) on enhancing monitoring and evaluation in the Regional Coordination Mechanism for Africa will hold a meeting in Adama/Nazareth, Ethiopia from 28 September 2015 to 29 September 2015 to review and assess the draft... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Caucus Appeals for Restructuring of Sovereign DebtLuanda — The restructuring of the sovereign debt of the member states of the Af
African Caucus Appeals for Restructuring of Sovereign Debt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Luanda — The restructuring of the sovereign debt of the member states of the African Caucus deserved the appeal of the members of the institution, which ended on Friday in Luanda. The appeal is contained in Luanda Declaration, produced at the end of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
20 Game Changers Bag Thisday 20th AnniversaryAnniversary and Annual Awards for Excellence and Good Governance. The 20 perso
20 Game Changers Bag Thisday 20th Anniversary
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Anniversary and Annual Awards for Excellence and Good Governance. The 20 personalities were shortlisted by THISDAY Board of Editors last Thursday and they are made up of a new generation of leaders who have emerged in business, politics and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speech At World Assembly of Women On 'Women's Empowerment Through Sanitation' Tokyo, JapanMy thanks go to Japan's Minister in Charge of Women's Empowerment, Haruko Arimu
Speech At World Assembly of Women On 'Women's Empowerment Through Sanitation' Tokyo, Japan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
My thanks go to Japan's Minister in Charge of Women's Empowerment, Haruko Arimura, and the Government of Japan for inviting me to be part of this panel on Women's Empowerment Through Sanitation. This is an issue of great importance to women and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Donald Kaberuka, AfDB President 2005- A Passionate Advocate for Infrastructure and Development SoldieringWednesday, November 12, 2008 was a defining moment for the African Development
Donald Kaberuka, AfDB President 2005- A Passionate Advocate for Infrastructure and Development Soldiering
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 was a defining moment for the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and its 7th elected President, Donald Kaberuka. That was the day the Bank successfully tested its convening power when it set out to engineer consensus... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
A Perspective On Leadership, and a Passionate Advocate for Infrastructure and Development SoldieringWednesday, 12 November 2008 was a defining moment for the African Development B
A Perspective On Leadership, and a Passionate Advocate for Infrastructure and Development Soldiering
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Wednesday, 12 November 2008 was a defining moment for the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and its 7th elected President, Donald Kaberuka. It was the day the Bank successfully tested its convening power when it set out to engineer consensus on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Bidvest Group profit rises on food business Bidvest said diluted headline earnings per share totalled 1,882 cents in year
Bidvest Group profit rises on food business
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 hours ago
Bidvest said diluted headline earnings per share totalled 1,882 cents in year to end-June. FILE: Bidvest said diluted headline earnings per share totalled 1,882 cents in year to end-June. Picture:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adetunji Ogunwusi - the Most Likely Successor As Ooni of Ifecandidate to mount the throne after the late Ooni Sijuwade. Since the mortal p
Adetunji Ogunwusi - the Most Likely Successor As Ooni of Ife
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 hours ago
candidate to mount the throne after the late Ooni Sijuwade. Since the mortal plague, death, afflicted the imperial kingdom of Ile-Ife, Osun State, to claim the pride and power of the people, His Imperial Majesty Oba Okunade Sijuwade, Olubuse II,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
20 things to do this Bank Holiday As the May holidays begin, there are plenty of things to do and family fun to
20 things to do this Bank Holiday
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
As the May holidays begin, there are plenty of things to do and family fun to be had not just on this bank holiday weekend but over the whole week. SIMON PARKIN has a guide to where to keep the family... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Australian business calendar, August 31-September 4MONDAY, August 31 Sydney - Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) business indic
Australian business calendar, August 31-September 4
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
MONDAY, August 31 Sydney - Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) business indicators for the June quarter Sydney - TD Securities-Melbourne Institute inflation gauge for August Sydney - Housing Industry Association new home sales for July Sydney -... Read more
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Canberra Times
Australian business calendar, August 31-September 4MONDAY, August 31 Sydney - Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) business indic
Australian business calendar, August 31-September 4
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
MONDAY, August 31 Sydney - Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) business indicators for the June quarter Sydney - TD Securities-Melbourne Institute inflation gauge for August Sydney - Housing Industry Association new home sales for July Sydney -... Read more
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The Manila Times
Lawmaker files bill to strengthen Islamic bankingAugust 30, 2015 9:03 pm A LEGISLATOR is pushing for an increase in the number
Lawmaker files bill to strengthen Islamic banking
The Manila Times / Posted yesterday
August 30, 2015 9:03 pm A LEGISLATOR is pushing for an increase in the number of Islamic banks and conventional banks that can do business based on Islamic banking practices to achieve a genuine and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Energy State Minister Albert Butare Wins Lifetime Achievement AwardThe Kenya Electricity Generating Company or KenGen scored a double win at the i
Former Energy State Minister Albert Butare Wins Lifetime Achievement Award
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Kenya Electricity Generating Company or KenGen scored a double win at the inaugural East African Power Industry Awards in Nairobi on Thursday evening when the utility won the Outstanding Clean Power Award and also took top place in the Excellence... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cops in 'super-spy' machine probeSMSes, send SMSes to any number, and detect other surveillance devices and bloc
Cops in 'super-spy' machine probe
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
SMSes, send SMSes to any number, and detect other surveillance devices and block them. Photo: Supplied Johannesburg - A group of high-ranking police officials have been linked to the super-spy gadget which was illegally brought into the country... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool International Music Festival 2015: What to see on SundayThe city’s August Bank Holiday spectacular continues today. The live music step
Liverpool International Music Festival 2015: What to see on Sunday
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
The city’s August Bank Holiday spectacular continues today. The live music steps up a notch, with the introduction of three more stages to accompany the action on the main stage. Where is it? The hub of the action is Sefton Park, which will host... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘China’s a 30-year growth story’in its stock markets. “I am an unabashed bull,” he said as the advertising gia
‘China’s a 30-year growth story’
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
in its stock markets. “I am an unabashed bull,” he said as the advertising giant reported a 12 percent rise in headline profits to £596m in the first half of the year. “You have to be an optimist in our industry. China is a 30-year growth story... Read more
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Washington Post
Even a modest slowdown in China sacks the global commodities marketfueled massive investment in infrastructure, including this rainbow-colored tun
Even a modest slowdown in China sacks the global commodities market
Washington Post / Posted 2 days ago
fueled massive investment in infrastructure, including this rainbow-colored tunnel in Zhengzhou, Henan province — the first of its kind there. (China Stringer Network/via Reuters) Until recently, China was a beast whose appetite knew almost no... Read more
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The Manila Times
Stock market chaos raises doubts about China’s state-shackled economyChina’s state-shackled economyAugust 29, 2015 11:01 pm NOT long ago, global ma
Stock market chaos raises doubts about China’s state-shackled economy
The Manila Times / Posted 2 days ago
China’s state-shackled economyAugust 29, 2015 11:01 pm NOT long ago, global markets were fixated on a nation in the throes of financial upheaval. Its equities markets were crumbling, its debts sky-high. Media pundits, investors and foreign... Read more
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IMF
Future of Asia's Finance: Financing for Development 2015Erickson von Allmen, Division Chief, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, I
Future of Asia's Finance: Financing for Development 2015
IMF / Posted 2 days ago
Erickson von Allmen, Division Chief, Monetary and Capital Markets Department, IMF9:00–9:15 Agus D.W. Martowardojo took office as the Governor of Bank Indonesia on May 24, 2013. Previously, he served as the Minister of Finance, the Republic of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is Kenya Ripe for a Human Milk BankEven if 34-year-old mother of two Teresa Muchiri had not been able to breastfee
Is Kenya Ripe for a Human Milk Bank
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Even if 34-year-old mother of two Teresa Muchiri had not been able to breastfeed when she had her children, she would never have considered getting milk from another woman to feed her babies as an option. "Amidst many other what-ifs, my biggest... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Mnangagwa: I’m not president in waitingRobert Mugabe’s succession, the country’s imploding economy and Zanu PF divisio
Mnangagwa: I’m not president in waiting
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
Robert Mugabe’s succession, the country’s imploding economy and Zanu PF divisions in an interview with the UK-based New African magazine. Below are excerpts from the interview ... Q: So you will be 73 in September. You have been in Government... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The Facts of the Matter: Palestinian Liberation cannot be Founded on Deceit - A Response to Ali Kazak – Opinion – ABC Religion & EthicsThe Facts of the Matter: Palestinian Liberation cannot be Founded on Deceit - A
The Facts of the Matter: Palestinian Liberation cannot be Founded on Deceit - A Response to Ali Kazak – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
The Facts of the Matter: Palestinian Liberation cannot be Founded on Deceit - A Response to Ali KazakDenis MacEoinABC Religion and Ethics 28 Aug 2015 The Palestinian-Israeli conflict is one of the most intractable in history. At the heart of the... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Bowlful of Blues’ 23rd year promises another solid lineupMike Pender, president of the South Skunk Blues Society, is trying to keep thos
Bowlful of Blues’ 23rd year promises another solid lineup
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
Mike Pender, president of the South Skunk Blues Society, is trying to keep those things lined up and happening in order as his organization gets ready to host its signature event of the year. The 23rd annual Bowlful of Blues, held at the Maytag Bowl,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors to Discuss Financing for Development partnerships with the private sector at Africa Investor CEO Investment Summit During UN General Assembly in New YorkAfrican Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors to discuss Financing fo
African Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors to Discuss Financing for Development partnerships with the private sector at Africa Investor CEO Investment Summit During UN General Assembly in New York
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
African Ministers of Finance and Central Bank Governors to discuss Financing for Development partnerships with the private sector at Africa investor CEO Investment Summit during UN General Assembly in New York Johannesburg, South Africa; New York,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Quest for Women's RightsTo wrap up our August Women's Month celebration The Journalist brings an offeri
The Quest for Women's Rights
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
To wrap up our August Women's Month celebration The Journalist brings an offering from a phenomenal leader from the African continent, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. Like many in my generation we grew up during the liberation struggles of our Southern... Read more
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Quartz
Does the global stock market turmoil signal the BRIC age is already over?2001, former Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O’Neill coined the acronym BRIC
Does the global stock market turmoil signal the BRIC age is already over?
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
2001, former Goldman Sachs chief economist Jim O’Neill coined the acronym BRIC to highlight the immense economic potential of the emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China in the decades to come. They would be the economic engines of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Atlas’ Bob Diamind gets a scoldingand optimism and more action to capitalize on the inefficiency that seems to ex
Atlas’ Bob Diamind gets a scolding
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
and optimism and more action to capitalize on the inefficiency that seems to exist in the stock price,” Leon Cooperman, CEO of Omega Advisors, told Diamond on a conference call Thursday. “I don’t see any attempt to do something to show the market... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
"We Laud Your Vision for Seychelles and Your Efforts to Revitalize Its Growth and Development"The President of the Republic of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee has praised Seyche
"We Laud Your Vision for Seychelles and Your Efforts to Revitalize Its Growth and Development"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The President of the Republic of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee has praised Seychelles' economic growth and development during a banquet held in honour of President James Michel at the Presidential Palace, Rashtrapati Bhavan. "Mr. President, we laud... Read more
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Finance Asia
Olam eyes M&A after $1.1b Mitsubishi investmentand we feel that there are assets there which are trading at below fair value,"
Olam eyes M&A after $1.1b Mitsubishi investment
Finance Asia / Posted 3 days ago
and we feel that there are assets there which are trading at below fair value," Sunny Varghese, Olam's chief executive officer, said in a conference call, citing the ongoing slump in global commodity prices. "If those assets are in line with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN, IFC Seek Improved Credit SystemThe Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the International Finance Corporation (IF
CBN, IFC Seek Improved Credit System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, have said that the current difficulties being faced by the country's micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in accessing funds... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No South African Cash for ZimBy Elias Mambo and Hazel Ndebele South Africa is prepared to enter into invest
No South African Cash for Zim
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Elias Mambo and Hazel Ndebele South Africa is prepared to enter into investment arrangements with Zimbabwe instead of providing convenient rescue packages or bailouts which President Robert Mugabe desperately needs. This comes as it emerges... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Leadership Matters, the Focus of Premiere Baobab ForumThe African Development Bank (AfDB) will host a group of opinion leaders, globa
Leadership Matters, the Focus of Premiere Baobab Forum
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The African Development Bank (AfDB) will host a group of opinion leaders, global thinkers, and innovators, among others, at its headquarters in Abidjan on August 31, 2015 for the premiere edition of its new speaker series called The Baobab... Read more
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iol.co.za
Africa stocks losing money - MarketsINDEPENDENT MEDIAThe JSE board at Sandton, Johannesburg. Photo: Leon Nicholas
Africa stocks losing money - Markets
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAThe JSE board at Sandton, Johannesburg. Photo: Leon Nicholas Johannesburg - African stocks are losing more money for investors than their frontier-market peers, as Kenyan and Nigerian equities languish in bear markets on concern... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Stem cell research outstrips legislationIt starts in a dish: a collection of cells that can be made to grow into cornea
Stem cell research outstrips legislation
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
It starts in a dish: a collection of cells that can be made to grow into corneas, hearts or livers, or used to treat currently incurable diseases. This is the future that stem cell therapies could offer us, but the path to that future is strewn with... Read more
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iol.co.za
Drought: Land Bank will help farmersINDEPENDENT MEDIACrops affected by the drought in the Free State region. The La
Drought: Land Bank will help farmers
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIACrops affected by the drought in the Free State region. The Land Bank promised to find a solution to help farmers. Picture: Supplied Johannesburg - The drought that has hit key agricultural provinces hard, causing anxiety over food... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Freetown does Edinburgh Fringe FestivalThis August, Muhammad Muwakil, Lou Lyons and the trio of Trinity Singers compri
Freetown does Edinburgh Fringe Festival
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
This August, Muhammad Muwakil, Lou Lyons and the trio of Trinity Singers comprising Malene Joseph, Tishanna Williams and Shanna Joseph flew the national flag at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland, in a series of over 15 performances over two... Read more
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