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Ventura County Star
African Children’s Choir joins Oxnard group in songCONTRIBUTED PHOTO The African Children's Choir will perform Friday in Oxnard. T
African Children’s Choir joins Oxnard group in song
Ventura County Star / Posted 3 hours ago
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The African Children's Choir will perform Friday in Oxnard. They will perform a song with the Oxnard Musical Youth Theater. By Alicia Doyle, Special to The Star Eighteen children who live in extreme poverty in Uganda will join... Read more
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Canberra Times
Jarryd Hayne to the NSW Waratahs? Just say no, Bill Pulverno. I bow to no one in my admiration for his skills and still say his 2009 sea
Jarryd Hayne to the NSW Waratahs? Just say no, Bill Pulver
Canberra Times / Posted 15 hours ago
no. I bow to no one in my admiration for his skills and still say his 2009 season for the Eels – seven years ago – was one of the most stunning I have seen from any footballer, any time, anywhere? But let us look to the history of plucking... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Minister Godfrey Oliphant - Social Protection Benefits for Ex-MineworkersSpeech by Honourable Godfrey Oliphant Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Soci
Deputy Minister Godfrey Oliphant - Social Protection Benefits for Ex-Mineworkers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Speech by Honourable Godfrey Oliphant Deputy Minister of Mineral Resources Social Protection benefits for ex-mineworkers The mining sector is an integral part of our economy. It contributes significantly to our GDP and that of the region and employs... Read more
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Eye Witness News
China’s WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa The move is leading the South Africa-China joint venture down a fiercely comp
China’s WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
The move is leading the South Africa-China joint venture down a fiercely competitive path. Picture: Supplied. JOHANNESBURG - Late to the party, WeChat, China’s biggest Internet-based mobile messaging... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
THR Critics Debate: More Pain Than Pleasure in This Summer's MoviesFrom 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' to Tarzan's anachronistic abs, the chil
THR Critics Debate: More Pain Than Pleasure in This Summer's Movies
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
From 'Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates' to Tarzan's anachronistic abs, the chills of 'The Conjuring 2' to the charm of KStew, THR film critics dissect a summer movie season short on escapism. JON FROSCH: Hello, colleagues! Slurp down those cocktails... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Insider Louisville Closing Bell for July 22from our partners at Insider Louisville. This is your last stop for biz scoops
Insider Louisville Closing Bell for July 22
WLKY Louisville / Posted yesterday
from our partners at Insider Louisville. This is your last stop for biz scoops and big news before the weekend — a roundup of stories that can’t wait till Monday. Seelbach Hilton Hotel owner puts historic hotel up for sale The 111-year-old... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malema, Lumumba Political Novice SprintersDuring his address to the people of Guinea on the one year anniversary of indep
Malema, Lumumba Political Novice Sprinters
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
During his address to the people of Guinea on the one year anniversary of independence, the Pan African giant and first President of Guinea Ahmed Seku Ture correctly stated, "The moral personality of Africa, long denied through the medium of the most... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UBA, Mastercard Partner Across 18 New Markets in Africa.United Bank Africa (UBA) and Mastercard have announced a partnership which will
UBA, Mastercard Partner Across 18 New Markets in Africa.
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
United Bank Africa (UBA) and Mastercard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard in 18 new markets in Africa. The partnership which came into effect in the second quarter of 2016 will see UBA issue Mastercard... Read more
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iol.co.za
WeChat takes on WhatsApp in AfricaAfrica is not often the scene of battles between tech giants, but the outcome c
WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
Africa is not often the scene of battles between tech giants, but the outcome could help determine who can turn the exponential growth in online messaging services into profits. WeChat stands at a major disadvantage as WhatsApp is used far more... Read more
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Reuters
China's WeChat takes on WhatsApp in AfricaLate to the party, WeChat, China's biggest Internet-based mobile messaging plat
China's WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Late to the party, WeChat, China's biggest Internet-based mobile messaging platform, is scrambling to get a piece of the action in the booming African market. The move is leading the South Africa-China joint venture down a fiercely... Read more
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The Hollywood Reporter
Follow the Money: 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Corruption TimelineHow the meeting of two well-connected Malaysian teenagers in the U.K. ignited a
Follow the Money: 'The Wolf of Wall Street' Corruption Timeline
The Hollywood Reporter / Posted yesterday
How the meeting of two well-connected Malaysian teenagers in the U.K. ignited an international money-laundering scandal that swept into Hollywood, sucked in its hottest star and led to the biggest Department of Justice asset seizure in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Vice President Mphoko Moving to $2 Million MansionBy Herbert Moyo and Elias Mambo PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko will soon move ou
Vice President Mphoko Moving to $2 Million Mansion
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Herbert Moyo and Elias Mambo PRESIDENT Phelekezela Mphoko will soon move out of the luxurious presidential suite at Rainbow Towers Hotel where he has been staying for the past 587 days under a storm of controversy as government nears completion... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Open letter to Rober Mugabe – from ex-Cabinet minister Nkosana MoyoDear Mr President, Since I came to your office to tender my resignation in 200
Open letter to Rober Mugabe – from ex-Cabinet minister Nkosana Moyo
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
Dear Mr President, Since I came to your office to tender my resignation in 2001, you and I have not had any occasion to interact or communicate. I hope, however, you will still recall one of the observations I made about your legacy. I will not... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Jarryd Hayne to the NSW Waratahs? Just say no, Bill Pulverno. I bow to no one in my admiration for his skills and still say his 2009 sea
Jarryd Hayne to the NSW Waratahs? Just say no, Bill Pulver
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
no. I bow to no one in my admiration for his skills and still say his 2009 season for the Eels – seven years ago – was one of the most stunning I have seen from any footballer, any time, anywhere? But let us look to the history of plucking... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’joined us for this occasion. I have known Stephen since we were both in Treasu
RAW DATA: Stephen Jennings New Zealand Initiative Dinner Lecture: ‘The Market Path To Prosperity’
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted yesterday
joined us for this occasion. I have known Stephen since we were both in Treasury in the early 1980s. Stephen was a member of an outstanding tax policy unit in Treasury that was soon to be charged with leading major post-1984 tax reform... Read more
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Newsmax
What's Behind the Brexit Bounce?Steeply dropping prices will bounce back before they finish their fall. But the
What's Behind the Brexit Bounce?
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
Steeply dropping prices will bounce back before they finish their fall. But the data contradict this theory: this is one of the longest bull markets and the recent rally seems to have staying power. The Cheap Oil Bounce: With oil prices... Read more
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Reuters
China's WeChat takes on WhatsApp in AfricaLate to the party, WeChat, China's biggest Internet-based mobile messaging plat
China's WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa
Reuters / Posted yesterday
Late to the party, WeChat, China's biggest Internet-based mobile messaging platform, is scrambling to get a piece of the action in the booming African market. The move is leading the South Africa-China joint venture down a fiercely... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
A fit of absence of mind?British “A Level” history exams used to include questions such as “what were th
A fit of absence of mind?
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
British “A Level” history exams used to include questions such as “what were the main achievements of Gladstone’s first administration” (1868-1874), to which candidates might have responded with a list of acts of parliament, perhaps in this case the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Unchanged repo rate a welcome breather for cash-strapped consumers: ExpertsBriefing reporters following the Monetary Policy Committee [MPC] meeting‚ Reser
Unchanged repo rate a welcome breather for cash-strapped consumers: Experts
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Briefing reporters following the Monetary Policy Committee [MPC] meeting‚ Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said the decision to keep the repo rate unchanged had been unanimous. It is the second time this year the repo rate has stayed the same‚... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Gavin Long’s last 10 days, from book peddler to Baton Rouge cop killerIn a rented Chevy Malibu with a load of his self-published books, Gavin Eugene
Gavin Long’s last 10 days, from book peddler to Baton Rouge cop killer
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
In a rented Chevy Malibu with a load of his self-published books, Gavin Eugene Long took off from Kansas City and down a path that authorities say eventually led him to hunt down and kill police officers. Along the way, he visited a childhood friend... Read more
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Business Insurance
How the New York Fed fumbled over the Bangladesh Bank heist(Reuters) — Jupiter: That single word, by a stroke of luck, helped stop the Fed
How the New York Fed fumbled over the Bangladesh Bank heist
Business Insurance / Posted 2 days ago
(Reuters) — Jupiter: That single word, by a stroke of luck, helped stop the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from paying nearly $1 billion to the cyber criminals behind a notorious bank heist earlier this year, according to sources familiar with the... Read more
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The News & Observer
Gavin Long’s last 10 days, from book peddler to Baton Rouge cop killerLong’s last 10 days, from book peddler to Baton Rouge cop killer Gavin Eugene
Gavin Long’s last 10 days, from book peddler to Baton Rouge cop killer
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Long’s last 10 days, from book peddler to Baton Rouge cop killer Gavin Eugene Long left Kansas City on July 7 with a load of self-help books in his rental car In Dallas and Houston, he stopped in barbershops and neighborhoods to give away books... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Conman ‘psychoanalyst’ from Camden must ‘never be able to commit crime again’ says victimfrom Camden must ‘never be able to commit crime again’ says victim Conman 'psy
Conman ‘psychoanalyst’ from Camden must ‘never be able to commit crime again’ says victim
The Ham&High Network / Posted 2 days ago
from Camden must ‘never be able to commit crime again’ says victim Conman 'psychoanalyst' Tony Cochran was found guilty of fraud, theft and blackmail A woman conned out of thousands of pounds by a “manipulative psychoanalyst” who won her trust... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Oil Company's Billion Dollar Headachedebt burden which gives little room for manoeuvre. And yet the new administrati
National Oil Company's Billion Dollar Headache
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
debt burden which gives little room for manoeuvre. And yet the new administration is unexpectedly making repayment of one private debt a top priority. In spite of multiple pressing issues (including the root-and-branch restructuring of... Read more
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Reuters
Brexit dents global economic outlook, fiscal stimulus aheadA man and woman use their mobile phones as commuters walk past the columns of t
Brexit dents global economic outlook, fiscal stimulus ahead
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
A man and woman use their mobile phones as commuters walk past the columns of the Bank of England in the City of London, July 3, 2012. Confidence in prospects for the global economy has been dented following Britain's vote to leave the European... Read more
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The Economic Times
NDB should focus on creating strong project pipelineSHANGHAI: India has asked New Development Bank (NDB) to focus on making a stron
NDB should focus on creating strong project pipeline
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
SHANGHAI: India has asked New Development Bank (NDB) to focus on making a strong pipeline of projects in the infrastructure sector which can play a catalytic role in promoting inclusive growth. "As a top-class financial institution, it (NDB) must... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rencap, CSL Stockbrokers Place 'Buy' Rating On Uba StockTwo leading investment firms, Renaissance Capital and CSL Stockbrokers have pla
Rencap, CSL Stockbrokers Place 'Buy' Rating On Uba Stock
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Two leading investment firms, Renaissance Capital and CSL Stockbrokers have placed a "Buy" rating on United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc, describing the bank as very attractive with a strong potential to generate returns of more than 100 per cent in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Retail Banking - Experts Harp On Alternative Delivery ChannelsIn order to redefine retail banking offering in the country, experts have stres
Retail Banking - Experts Harp On Alternative Delivery Channels
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
In order to redefine retail banking offering in the country, experts have stressed the need to promote alternative digital delivery channels. They made this remark recently during the 2nd Africa Retail Banking Roundtable Conference organised by Jeff... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Budget 2016 - From Hope to Despair?With the controversies that surrounded the passage of the 2016 budget, the impl
Budget 2016 - From Hope to Despair?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
With the controversies that surrounded the passage of the 2016 budget, the implementation of this important fiscal policy document whose signing was trailed with so much optimism might be a mirage owing to the worsening economic climate. With... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Directs Extension of Anchor Borrower Programme to 14 StatesPresident Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and i
Govt Directs Extension of Anchor Borrower Programme to 14 States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and its development partners, such as the Bank of Industry (BoI) to extend the Anchor Borrowers' Programme (ABP) to 14 other states in the country. The Executive Director,... Read more
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iol.co.za
Economists see end to rate-hike cycleWhile pursuing its mandate of containing inflation, the Reserve Bank is wary of
Economists see end to rate-hike cycle
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
While pursuing its mandate of containing inflation, the Reserve Bank is wary of adding further strain on the economy. Inflation quickened to 6.3% year on year in June from 6.1% in May. The acceleration was in line with expectations of most... Read more
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Business Wire
Armadale Capital Plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Directorate changeor ‘the Company’) Directorate Change Armadale, the AIM quoted investment comp
Armadale Capital Plc UK Regulatory Announcement: Directorate change
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
or ‘the Company’) Directorate Change Armadale, the AIM quoted investment company focused on natural resource projects in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has appointed William Frewen to the Board as non-executive Chairman with immediate... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The roles of private sector IPPs and Eskom in renewable energy: An interview with the South African Renewable Energy CouncilWe are aware that Eskom has a number of large wind projects under consideration
The roles of private sector IPPs and Eskom in renewable energy: An interview with the South African Renewable Energy Council
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
We are aware that Eskom has a number of large wind projects under consideration (e.g. Aberdeen and Kleinzee Wind Farms). How do you think Eskom’s renewable energy ambitions and activities fit in with the private sector REIPPP programme projects? We... Read more
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Breitbart
LISTEN: Stephen K. Bannon’s Epic ‘Clinton Cash’ Rant — Bill and Hillary ‘Two Biggest Grifters to Ever Run for President’Breitbart News Executive Chairman and SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon spoke wit
LISTEN: Stephen K. Bannon’s Epic ‘Clinton Cash’ Rant — Bill and Hillary ‘Two Biggest Grifters to Ever Run for President’
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
Breitbart News Executive Chairman and SiriusXM host Stephen K. Bannon spoke with author Peter Schweizer about the release of their movie project based on Schweizer’s best-selling Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UBA, MasterCard Announce Pan African Partnership…Five year deal across 19 markets focused on driving financial inclusion in Afr
UBA, MasterCard Announce Pan African Partnership
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
…Five year deal across 19 markets focused on driving financial inclusion in Africa. United Bank Africa (UBA) and MasterCard have announced a partnership which will see UBA act as the issuer for MasterCard in 18 new markets in Africa. The partnership... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ecobank and Bank of Industry Join Forces to Drive Financial Inclusion in NigeriaEcobank Transnational Incorporated parent company of the Ecobank Group, its Nig
Ecobank and Bank of Industry Join Forces to Drive Financial Inclusion in Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Ecobank Transnational Incorporated parent company of the Ecobank Group, its Nigerian subsidiary Ecobank Nigeria and Bank of Industry Limited yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in deepening financial services delivery to... Read more
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Sports Business Daily
Minding My Business With Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Chair Michele Kelm-HelgenKelm-Helgen has been with the U.S. Bank Stadium project since its inception Po
Minding My Business With Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Chair Michele Kelm-Helgen
Sports Business Daily / Posted 3 days ago
Kelm-Helgen has been with the U.S. Bank Stadium project since its inception Position: Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority Chair Focusing on right now: With the (U.S. Bank Stadium) opening, our focus is 100% on that. We have a lot of events... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB, Guinea Sign Key Financing Agreements to Boost Simandou Project, Improve Public Finance SystemThe African Development Bank Group and Guinea have signed in Abidjan, Cote d'Iv
AfDB, Guinea Sign Key Financing Agreements to Boost Simandou Project, Improve Public Finance System
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The African Development Bank Group and Guinea have signed in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire on 19 July 2016 a series of loan and agreements totaling USD 23 million for two key projects aimed at improving economic and financial governance and building the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rewriting Africa's Agricultural NarrativeAzaguie no longer considers himself a smallholder farmer. By learning and monit
Rewriting Africa's Agricultural Narrative
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Azaguie no longer considers himself a smallholder farmer. By learning and monitoring the supply and demand value chains of one of the country's staple crops, plantain (similar to bananas), Kanga ventured into off-season production to sell his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Access Bank Donates to UNICEF Towards National DevLagos — Access Bank Group has donated N10 million to UNICEF towards reaching ou
Access Bank Donates to UNICEF Towards National Dev
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Lagos — Access Bank Group has donated N10 million to UNICEF towards reaching out to and highlighting the plight of vulnerable children, orphans and internationally displaced persons. This is part of the bank's continued support of UNICEF along with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IMF Warns Nigeria Heading Towards RecessionBy Omololu Ogunmade and Obinna Chima Abuja and Lagos — The International Monet
IMF Warns Nigeria Heading Towards Recession
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Omololu Ogunmade and Obinna Chima Abuja and Lagos — The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele on Tuesday gave conflicting prognoses of the Nigerian economy, with the fund forecasting that the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Construction giant CIMIC pummelled after first-half resultshas seen its share price crash 20 per cent after unveiling its first-half resul
Construction giant CIMIC pummelled after first-half results
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 3 days ago
has seen its share price crash 20 per cent after unveiling its first-half results. Despite a 3 per cent increase in net profit to $265 million over the same time last year, brokers were deeply disappointed with the quality of the result. Deutsche... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool dad loses weight for sake of young sonhis lifestyle when his weight reached 20 stone, leaving him unable to play with
Liverpool dad loses weight for sake of young son
Liverpool Echo / Posted 3 days ago
his lifestyle when his weight reached 20 stone, leaving him unable to play with his lively toddler son. A combination of no exercise, not eating properly and drinking a bit too much at weekends meant that when his son Joseph started walking,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Deutsche Bank Gives Frowein, Fuerst New Roles in Latest Shake(Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG named Patrick Frowein and Berthold Fuerst co-he
Deutsche Bank Gives Frowein, Fuerst New Roles in Latest Shake
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Deutsche Bank AG named Patrick Frowein and Berthold Fuerst co-heads of corporate finance for Germany, Austria and Switzerland in the latest shake-up at Europe’s biggest investment bank. Frowein, most recently co-head of global... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NGOs Demand Trade Fairness for Developing CountriesThe civil society has issued a raft of demands touching on economic challenges
NGOs Demand Trade Fairness for Developing Countries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The civil society has issued a raft of demands touching on economic challenges facing developing countries. The more than 400 organisations, which held three-days of deliberations preceding Sunday's opening ceremony, want United Nations Conference... Read more
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Quartz
Mobile money giant M-Pesa is getting its own debit card to compete with banksSafaricom's M-Pesa is getting its own debit card to compete with Kenyan banks l
Mobile money giant M-Pesa is getting its own debit card to compete with banks
Quartz / Posted 4 days ago
Safaricom's M-Pesa is getting its own debit card to compete with Kenyan banks like Equity Bank — Quartz GETTING CARDED M-Pesa customers will soon be able to use debit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia's 'Miraculous' Economic Growth - Dancing While Standing StillThe 25th episode of "Ginbot 20" was on show in Addis Abeba on May 28th. This is
Ethiopia's 'Miraculous' Economic Growth - Dancing While Standing Still
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
The 25th episode of "Ginbot 20" was on show in Addis Abeba on May 28th. This is a melodramatic event, an anniversary of the 28th May 1991 when the EPRDF rebel forces ousted the Military regime. Ethiopians have much to celebrate as far as the demise... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimpapers Accountant in CourtA Zimbabwe Newspapers Group Limited (Zimpapers) former accountant yesterday app
Zimpapers Accountant in Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
A Zimbabwe Newspapers Group Limited (Zimpapers) former accountant yesterday appeared in court for swindling the company of about $400 000. Majahaodwa Dubihlela (41) appeared before Harare magistrate Mr Tendai Mahwe. He is facing three counts of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
When a new car isn't actually newLast month, 40-something-year-old Chantel Spirito of Kempton Park bought her fi
When a new car isn't actually new
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Last month, 40-something-year-old Chantel Spirito of Kempton Park bought her first "brand new" car after giving her 20-year-old car to her father. She signed a deal with the Imperial Select dealership in Boksburg, part of the AMH Group, for one of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Public Protector ‘shocked and appalled’ by office invasionIn a statement on Tuesday‚ Madonsela said she was “shocked and appalled” after
Public Protector ‘shocked and appalled’ by office invasion
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
In a statement on Tuesday‚ Madonsela said she was “shocked and appalled” after the “group stormed the office and overpowered security personnel stationed at the entrance‚ jumping over the front desk to gain access to the rest of the... Read more
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