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Boston Globe
Hitting the trail on Canada’s east coastST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland — If breakfast says a lot about a place, St. John’s of
Hitting the trail on Canada’s east coast
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland — If breakfast says a lot about a place, St. John’s offered fortitude. Salted cod cakes, fried eggs, butter-drenched toast and a touton (savory fried dough) filled my steaming plate at the Celtic Hearth. In Canada’s Eastern... Read more
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Investopedia
When Will Apple Step Up to the AI Challenge (AAPL)?[OPINION: The views expressed by Investopedia columnists are those of the autho
When Will Apple Step Up to the AI Challenge (AAPL)?
Investopedia / Posted 9 hours ago
[OPINION: The views expressed by Investopedia columnists are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the website.] Is 2016 the Year AAPL Goes All Out on AI? To date, other companies [e.g. Facebook (FB) and Google (GOOGL)]... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Service Delivery Data Show Some ProgressTanzania has made significant progress in delivering education and health servi
New Service Delivery Data Show Some Progress
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
Tanzania has made significant progress in delivering education and health services, particularly in the areas of rural health infrastructure and teacher attendance, according to the latest Service Delivery Indicators (SDI) published today. However,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Barclays Africa Group May Change Name After Barclays PLC ExitBarclays Africa Group is considering changing its brand name when the Barclays
Barclays Africa Group May Change Name After Barclays PLC Exit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Barclays Africa Group is considering changing its brand name when the Barclays PLC fully sells its controlling stake. Barclays Africa Retail and Business Banking Chief Executive Roy Ross says the management is looking into the issue and will make... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa's Misery - a Mockery of Pan-AfricanismTODAY, misery characterises Africa, a continent ironically described by the Wor
Africa's Misery - a Mockery of Pan-Africanism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
TODAY, misery characterises Africa, a continent ironically described by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as having "impressive economic potential". WEF asserts that Africa has had a solid average annual growth rate of more than five percent for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Energy Cost Must Be Competitive for Industrialisation - Schlettweinremain competitive. Equally, energy supply for households must be affordable an
Energy Cost Must Be Competitive for Industrialisation - Schlettwein
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
remain competitive. Equally, energy supply for households must be affordable and accessible. This is according to Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein, who is in Lusaka, Zambia, attending the annual meeting of the African Development Bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecobank Group Wins 'Award for Financial Inclusion' at African Banker AwardsThe Ecobank Group tonight won the Award for Financial Inclusion at the 10th edi
Ecobank Group Wins 'Award for Financial Inclusion' at African Banker Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
The Ecobank Group tonight won the Award for Financial Inclusion at the 10th edition of the African Banker Awards. The awards ceremony took place at the Intercontinental Hotel Lusaka, Zambia, on the sidelines of the 2016 African Development Bank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lesotho Improves Quality of Education and Student RetentionWorld Bank Group approves $25 million for education The Government of Lesotho'
Lesotho Improves Quality of Education and Student Retention
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 hours ago
World Bank Group approves $25 million for education The Government of Lesotho's efforts to deliver better quality education and stop its children from dropping out of school got a lift today. This follows the World Bank Group's Board approval of US... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 25 May 20161.1. The Fort Hare centenary celebrations which were officiated by President Ja
Statement On the Cabinet Meeting of 25 May 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
1.1. The Fort Hare centenary celebrations which were officiated by President Jacob Zuma were a success. Hundreds of guests, including Alumni and Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as well as diplomats attended this prestigious milestone in South... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
G7 meets developing countries amid China concernsISE-SHIMA (JAPAN) - Leaders from the Group of Seven advanced democracies met Fr
G7 meets developing countries amid China concerns
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 18 hours ago
ISE-SHIMA (JAPAN) - Leaders from the Group of Seven advanced democracies met Friday with representatives of emerging and developing countries in Asia and Africa. Chad President Idriss Deby Itno (4th L) speaks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Four FIU Regulations to Apply to Curtail Money Laundering'Unit (FIU) will have to enforce four major regulations in the country. Alex Cu
'Four FIU Regulations to Apply to Curtail Money Laundering'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Unit (FIU) will have to enforce four major regulations in the country. Alex Cuffy, Director and Chief Executive Officer of FIU, made the disclosure on Tuesday during the regular press briefing at the Ministry of Information on Capitol... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Is It What They Need? Experts Debate AfDB's New Affirmative Finance Action for Women in AfricaThree women each with a large basket full of fresh fruits, sat under the shade
Is It What They Need? Experts Debate AfDB's New Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Three women each with a large basket full of fresh fruits, sat under the shade of a wide signpost just outside the main gate of Mulungushi International Conference Centre where the 51st Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB and Cameroon Sign $1.726-Million Grant From the Global Environment Facility for Environmental Adaptation of Broadband DevelopmentOn Thursday, May 26, 2016 the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Gov
AfDB and Cameroon Sign $1.726-Million Grant From the Global Environment Facility for Environmental Adaptation of Broadband Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
On Thursday, May 26, 2016 the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Republic of Cameroon signed an agreement under which the Global Environment Facility (GEF) will provide a grant of US $1,726,484 to support environmental... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
New Zealand: the World's Tiniest Stock Exchange, 'a Big Ponzi Scheme', and Other Crazy Tales From John Key's Financial Services Hubscheme targeting Malaysians, a “stock exchange” based in Nelson (pop: 46,000),
New Zealand: the World's Tiniest Stock Exchange, 'a Big Ponzi Scheme', and Other Crazy Tales From John Key's Financial Services Hub
Naked Capitalism / Posted 20 hours ago
scheme targeting Malaysians, a “stock exchange” based in Nelson (pop: 46,000), a warning from the Czech Republic’s central bank, the fantastical President of a nonexistent dominion that disappears at high tide, and curious French-Latvian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I&M Wins Governance Award As Q1 Pre-Tax Profit Up By 13.26 PercentI&M Bank Kenya won the Corporate Governance award at the 3rd Banker Africa East
I&M Wins Governance Award As Q1 Pre-Tax Profit Up By 13.26 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
I&M Bank Kenya won the Corporate Governance award at the 3rd Banker Africa East African Banking Awards held on Tuesday night. The bank, which has been undertaking a strategic corporate transformation programme, was named the best East African Bank... Read more
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iol.co.za
Esor shares drop despite its return to profitabilityJohannesburg - Shares of construction company Esor fell 5.26 percent yesterday
Esor shares drop despite its return to profitability
iol.co.za / Posted 21 hours ago
Johannesburg - Shares of construction company Esor fell 5.26 percent yesterday despite the company’s return to profitability and a 176.6 percent rise in headline earnings a share in the year to February 29. Esor’s revenue was down 0.9 percent to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kigali the 'Learning Laboratory' for Cities Around the Worldcommunities is a priority for cities around the globe, and Kigali is hosting 80
Kigali the 'Learning Laboratory' for Cities Around the World
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
communities is a priority for cities around the globe, and Kigali is hosting 80 municipal leaders from 20 countries as part of an on-going effort to help cities learn from one another. The four-day event - called the Global Lab on Metropolitan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Economic Reforms Revolutionize Country's Business EnvironmentThe latest business reforms under the stewardship of Rwanda Development Board (
New Economic Reforms Revolutionize Country's Business Environment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
The latest business reforms under the stewardship of Rwanda Development Board (RDB) are a landmark in improving the investment environment and the country's competitiveness and positioning. Rwanda ranks the second in Africa in the World Bank doing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
City of Kigali's Priority Is Affordable Housing - MayorAn aerial view of new housing units in Kibagabaga Sector, Gasabo District, Kiga
City of Kigali's Priority Is Affordable Housing - Mayor
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
An aerial view of new housing units in Kibagabaga Sector, Gasabo District, Kigali (file photo) The City of Kigali might enjoy envious fame for its cleanliness and security, but the issue of affordable housing for dwellers continues to be the... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Lee Min Ho’s Promiz wins awardPromiz has donated 400 million (about P16 million) to various organizations inc
Lee Min Ho’s Promiz wins award
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
Promiz has donated 400 million (about P16 million) to various organizations including UNICEF, Holt’s Children and Food Bank. Last March, Lee Min Ho and his fans made a donation of 50 million won (P1.97 million) to UNICEF Korea to help children... Read more
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Japan Today
G-7 meets developing countries amid China concerns ‹ Japan TodayLeaders from the Group of Seven advanced democracies met Friday with representa
G-7 meets developing countries amid China concerns ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 23 hours ago
Leaders from the Group of Seven advanced democracies met Friday with representatives of emerging and developing countries in Asia and Africa. The so-called outreach program involves Chad, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
G7 meets developing countries amid China concerns Leaders of the Group of Seven nations take part in a dialogue with other invi
G7 meets developing countries amid China concerns
Manila Bulletin / Posted 23 hours ago
Leaders of the Group of Seven nations take part in a dialogue with other invited world leaders at the G7 Summit in Shima in Mie prefecture on May 27, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / JIM WATSON Leaders... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Standard Bank takes action after ATM heist in Japan A gang made 14,000 withdrawals in just three hours from bank machines at 7-11
Standard Bank takes action after ATM heist in Japan
Eye Witness News / Posted 23 hours ago
A gang made 14,000 withdrawals in just three hours from bank machines at 7-11 convenience stores. Picture: Standard Bank. Standard Bank,ATM,ATM robbery,credit card fraud,Credit cards,Standard... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Sara's Circle: Speaking up with Paula McLainCLEVELAND - Paula McLain has learned to recognize the moment an idea sweeps her
Sara's Circle: Speaking up with Paula McLain
WKYC Cleveland / Posted yesterday
CLEVELAND - Paula McLain has learned to recognize the moment an idea sweeps her away. “It's sort of like falling in love. You can't wish for it to happen. But the moment, you make a connection, and everything wakes up. All the hairs on the back of... Read more
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IMF
AFRITAC South Supports Strengthening Central Bank CommunicationPress Release No. 16/245 On May 23–27, 2016, the IMF’s Regional Technical Assi
AFRITAC South Supports Strengthening Central Bank Communication
IMF / Posted yesterday
Press Release No. 16/245 On May 23–27, 2016, the IMF’s Regional Technical Assistance Center for Southern Africa held a seminar at the Africa Training Institute in Mauritius on Central... Read more
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Raw Story
Here’s further proof of Trump’s hypocrisy when it comes to Wall Street and governmentRight after Barack Obama’s election in 2008, I flew off to Australia and New Ze
Here’s further proof of Trump’s hypocrisy when it comes to Wall Street and government
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Right after Barack Obama’s election in 2008, I flew off to Australia and New Zealand to attend a conference and take some vacation time. At the end of the long flight, when I got to Sydney, I picked up one of the local newspapers and read that the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Call for global solution to crisiscontinent to battle the problem alone, European Council president Donald Tusk s
Call for global solution to crisis
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
continent to battle the problem alone, European Council president Donald Tusk said yesterday. Speaking on the sidelines of the Group of Seven summit in Japan, Tusk said European nations needed help in dealing with the tide of people fleeing... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Twitter users can now ‘ChatBanking’ to do transactions, says AbsaCAPE TOWN, May 26 (ANA) – Absa has launched a new social media app called ChatB
Twitter users can now ‘ChatBanking’ to do transactions, says Absa
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
CAPE TOWN, May 26 (ANA) – Absa has launched a new social media app called ChatBanking on the Twitter platform. The ChatBanking service, which was launched on Thursday, enables Absa customers to do their banking from the comfort of their Twitter... Read more
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Aljazeera
Blood and minerals: Who profits from conflict in DRC?When Papa Mukendi started his business in 2002, the Democratic Republic of Cong
Blood and minerals: Who profits from conflict in DRC?
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
When Papa Mukendi started his business in 2002, the Democratic Republic of Congo was experiencing one of the bloodiest peaks of its more than two-decade-long war. "There have been moments when the work has multiplied, and we've had to hire more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 26 May 2016What will South Africans do to Jacob Zuma's grave after the president is dead?
African Press Review 26 May 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
What will South Africans do to Jacob Zuma's grave after the president is dead? Opposition leader Julius Malema has one suggestion. How fragile is the position of Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe? Who will take over from Uganda's Yoweri Museveni? And is... Read more
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iol.co.za
MTN Uganda gets $114m loanNairobi - MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa's MTN Group , got a $114 million s
MTN Uganda gets $114m loan
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Nairobi - MTN Uganda, a unit of South Africa's MTN Group , got a $114 million syndicated credit, which will be invested in its network infrastructure, it said on Thursday. The company, Uganda's biggest telecoms network operator with 8.9 million... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10th African Banker Awards Continue to Celebrate Excellence in Banking and Finance On the ContinentCameroon is a big winner at this year's African Banker Awards, while Morocco's
10th African Banker Awards Continue to Celebrate Excellence in Banking and Finance On the Continent
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Cameroon is a big winner at this year's African Banker Awards, while Morocco's Attijariwafa Bank scoops prestigious Bank of the Year Award and GT Bank CEO Segun Agbaje is recognised as Africa's Banker of the Year. Other winners include South Africa's... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Bank joins Twitter – offering airtime and transaction statementsAbsa on Thursday launched ChatBanking‚ the first service in the continent which
Bank joins Twitter – offering airtime and transaction statements
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Absa on Thursday launched ChatBanking‚ the first service in the continent which allows you to conduct your day-to-day banking from your Twitter account‚ without interrupting your session on the social media website. The new service was launched on... Read more
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iol.co.za
The myth of Africa’s growing middle classIt’s time to sort out fact from fiction regarding Africa’s rising middle class,
The myth of Africa’s growing middle class
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
It’s time to sort out fact from fiction regarding Africa’s rising middle class, writes Henning Melber. Since the turn of the century the middle classes of the global South have taken centre stage in economic policy circles. Animated by... Read more
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iol.co.za
Standard Bank will step up controlsJohannesburg - Standard Bank Group said it is bolstering internal controls afte
Standard Bank will step up controls
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg - Standard Bank Group said it is bolstering internal controls after shareholders criticised managers and executives at Africa’s biggest bank by assets for a series of fines and losses tied to fraud. The company plans to add to its 400... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former KCB Chief Executive Makes Comeback at EABL's BoardroomFormer KCB chief executive Martin Oduor-Otieno has rejoined East African Brewer
Former KCB Chief Executive Makes Comeback at EABL's Boardroom
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Former KCB chief executive Martin Oduor-Otieno has rejoined East African Breweries as a non-executive director, a position he quit after a short stint in 2013 following his appointment as a partner at Deloitte East Africa, which posed a potential... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Supports Water and Agriculture Improvement Projects in EgyptThe African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of Egypt on the si
AfDB Supports Water and Agriculture Improvement Projects in Egypt
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of Egypt on the sidelines of the AfDB's Annual Meetings in Lusaka on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 signed two grant agreements amounting to USD 860,000 to help finance water and agriculture... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Cec Calls On President Jacob Zuma to Intervene and Stop the Attacks On the NHI Especially From Inside GovernmentThe Congress of South African Trade Union's Central Executive Committee is deep
Cosatu Cec Calls On President Jacob Zuma to Intervene and Stop the Attacks On the NHI Especially From Inside Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Congress of South African Trade Union's Central Executive Committee is deeply concerned that National Health Insurance is departing from the framework that was developed by the Alliance ,through the ANC Education and Health Subcommittee, Alliance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB and the African Risk Capacity Agency to Work Together On Response to Extreme Weather Events and Natural DisastersClimate change is particularly threatening to the future of African agriculture
AfDB and the African Risk Capacity Agency to Work Together On Response to Extreme Weather Events and Natural Disasters
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Climate change is particularly threatening to the future of African agriculture; it has an impact on global food security and the economic livelihoods of hundreds of millions of Africans. For this reason, the African Development Bank and the African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Signs a New Partnership Agreement With Big Win Philanthropy and the Dangote Foundation to Generate Economic Growth Through Improved Child NutritionThe President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, on Monday, May
AfDB Signs a New Partnership Agreement With Big Win Philanthropy and the Dangote Foundation to Generate Economic Growth Through Improved Child Nutrition
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The President of the African Development Bank, Akinwumi Adesina, on Monday, May 23, signed a new partnership agreement on promoting nutrition in Africa with Jamie Cooper, Chair of Big Win Philanthropy, and Zouera Youssoufou, CEO of the Dangote... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Launch of Special Panel On Accelerating the Implementation of the Bank's Ten Year StrategyOn Monday, May 23, 2016, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina la
Launch of Special Panel On Accelerating the Implementation of the Bank's Ten Year Strategy
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
On Monday, May 23, 2016, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina launched the Special Panel on Accelerating the Implementation of the Bank's Ten Year Strategy. The launch took place during the ongoing African Development Bank (AfDB)... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Futures Levitation Continues As Brent Rises Above $50 For First Time Since Novemberhas not seen steep, illiquid gaps higher in US equity futures (the E-mini was u
Futures Levitation Continues As Brent Rises Above $50 For First Time Since November
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
has not seen steep, illiquid gaps higher in US equity futures (the E-mini was up 3 points and accelerating to the upside as of this writing so there is still ample time for the momentum algos to go berserk), the main event was the price of Brent... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trouble brews for African banksJohannesburg - Trouble is brewing in banks across sub-Saharan Africa. The cont
Trouble brews for African banks
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Johannesburg - Trouble is brewing in banks across sub-Saharan Africa. The continent was once so lauded as the next big investment destination that it lured the likes of ex-Barclays CEO Bob Diamond, who started a business focused on buying African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Economies on High Grounds as AfDB Readies to Leverage Resources for Accelerated Growth and TransformationDespite the difficult and challenging global economic situation, African countr
African Economies on High Grounds as AfDB Readies to Leverage Resources for Accelerated Growth and Transformation
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Despite the difficult and challenging global economic situation, African countries achieved considerable economic progress in 2015, registering a 3.6% average GDP growth during the year when the best performers in developed countries hardly reached... Read more
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Business Wire
MiX Telematics Announces Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2016MIDRAND, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MiX Telematics Limited (NYSE: MIXT) (JS
MiX Telematics Announces Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal Year 2016
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
MIDRAND, South Africa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MiX Telematics Limited (NYSE: MIXT) (JSE: MIX), a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), today announced financial results for its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos, Consortium Agree to Construct N844 Billion 4th Mainland BridgeAbout 24 hours after it unveiled its plan to construct Oshodi Transport Interch
Lagos, Consortium Agree to Construct N844 Billion 4th Mainland Bridge
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
About 24 hours after it unveiled its plan to construct Oshodi Transport Interchange at a cost of $70 million, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with a consortium of investors to fund and construct the 4th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Strengthen Citizen Privacy Protection Measures, African ID Agencies Toldcard agencies across the continent have been called upon to put in place more m
Strengthen Citizen Privacy Protection Measures, African ID Agencies Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
card agencies across the continent have been called upon to put in place more measures that will see the protection of the right to privacy of citizens using the systems. Discussing a topic, "Legal frameworks and governance of identity... Read more
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RTE News
Tusk calls for global solution to refugee crisisThe President of the European Council has said he will seek support from the Gr
Tusk calls for global solution to refugee crisis
RTE News / Posted yesterday
The President of the European Council has said he will seek support from the Group of Seven in order to secure more global aid for refugees. Speaking in Japan ahead of a G7 summit, Donald Tusk said: "If we (G7) do not take the lead in managing this... Read more
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Business Wire
Tate & Lyle PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Final Results26 May 2016 TATE & LYLE PLCSTATEMENT OF FULL YEAR RESULTSFor the year ended 31
Tate & Lyle PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Final Results
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
26 May 2016 TATE & LYLE PLCSTATEMENT OF FULL YEAR RESULTSFor the year ended 31 March 2016 Financial Highlights Javed Ahmed, Chief Executive, said: “This has been a year of solid financial performance and strong project delivery. Both business... Read more
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The Times Leader
Man and goat hike across U.S., raise money for orphansThis week, Steve Westcott of Sokol, Wash., hiked through Belmont County with hi
Man and goat hike across U.S., raise money for orphans
The Times Leader / Posted yesterday
This week, Steve Westcott of Sokol, Wash., hiked through Belmont County with his goat, Miles. On Tuesday he walked through St. Clairsville. "I'm walking across America with a goat," he said. "My project's called Needle2Square. I started at the Space... Read more
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