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AllAfrica.com
Captain Smart of Adom FM and the Magical Mosquitoesare mosquito repellent -preventing anyone using it in their room from being bit
Captain Smart of Adom FM and the Magical Mosquitoes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 minutes ago
are mosquito repellent -preventing anyone using it in their room from being bitten by mosquitos hence not catching malaria and it is value for money, only GHC25. She claimed to have signed a contract with the Indian company to be the sole... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade Volume Between U.S-Ghana to DoubleAmbassador to Ghana Mr. Robert Jackson has disclosed that the United States gov
Trade Volume Between U.S-Ghana to Double
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Ambassador to Ghana Mr. Robert Jackson has disclosed that the United States government is seeking to double its annual trade volumes with Ghana from 1.2 billion dollars a year to 2.4 billion dollars. According to him, the United States will... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debate On the Petroleum Exploration and Production BillDOES IT GUARANTEE GHANA A FAIR SHARE OF OIL REVENUE AND PROTECT THE INTEREST OF
Debate On the Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
DOES IT GUARANTEE GHANA A FAIR SHARE OF OIL REVENUE AND PROTECT THE INTEREST OF GHANA? On Friday 19th August, 2016, the Ghana Institute of Governance and Security locked horns with the Africa Centre for Energy Policy represented by Dr. Adam Amin,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Industry urges government to reconsider stainless steel Quality Control OrderNEW DELHI: Major metals and stainless steel industries associations, have urged
Industry urges government to reconsider stainless steel Quality Control Order
The Economic Times / Posted 5 hours ago
NEW DELHI: Major metals and stainless steel industries associations, have urged the Steel Ministry to have a relook at the Stainless Steel products Quality Control (QC) Order, 2016. Industry bodies, Process Plant & Machinery Association of India... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Are All Patriots but Money Is Notwish to buy Zimbabwean products so that we create jobs. We all wish to be in ou
We Are All Patriots but Money Is Not
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
wish to buy Zimbabwean products so that we create jobs. We all wish to be in our country with our families all the time and cherish speaking our vernacular languages. The list is endless. But the reality of the matter is that our wishes have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG, World Bank Boost SMEs With Big PlatformThe President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, through the Ministry of
FG, World Bank Boost SMEs With Big Platform
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
The President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, FMITI, has concluded plans to boost Small and Medium Enterprises, SMEs in Nigeria, with the introduction of the initiative tagged-... Read more
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New Kerala
Iran partner country at India Chem petrochemicals expo next month - newkerala.com #109831Mumbai, Aug 25 : Iran will be the partner country at India's largest chemicals
Iran partner country at India Chem petrochemicals expo next month - newkerala.com #109831
New Kerala / Posted 7 hours ago
Mumbai, Aug 25 : Iran will be the partner country at India's largest chemicals and petrochemicals event - India Chem 2016 - to be held here September 1-3, industry chamber FICCI said on Thursday. India Chem, the ninth edition of which will be held... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Milk Production Increased More Than Tenfold in 15 YearsRwanda's milk production has increased from 50,000 tons in 2000 to 710,000 tons
Milk Production Increased More Than Tenfold in 15 Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
Rwanda's milk production has increased from 50,000 tons in 2000 to 710,000 tons in 2015 as a result of various programs to boost the sector. The permanent secretary at the ministry of agriculture, Jean Claude Kayisinga, announced the figures in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Over 100 Ministerial Officials Gathered in BeijingJuly 29th witnessed a momentous event in China-Africa communication and coopera
Over 100 Ministerial Officials Gathered in Beijing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
July 29th witnessed a momentous event in China-Africa communication and cooperation. Over 100 ministerial officials from China and African countries gathered in Beijing to attend the Coordinators' Meeting on the Implementation of the Follow-up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda to Showcase 'One Cow Per Poor Family' Project At Dairy Expocattle given to vulnerable families under the Girinka programme in Eastern Prov
Rwanda to Showcase 'One Cow Per Poor Family' Project At Dairy Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
cattle given to vulnerable families under the Girinka programme in Eastern Province (file photo). By Emmanuel Ntirenganya and Eric Uwiringiyimana The forthcoming International Dairy Conference and Exhibition in Kigali will provide the perfect... Read more
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dna
Rajan’s salutary bequest to the Indian economyby an equally competent economist, Dr Urjit Patel, on September 4, 2016. The un
Rajan’s salutary bequest to the Indian economy
dna / Posted 15 hours ago
by an equally competent economist, Dr Urjit Patel, on September 4, 2016. The unfinished beneficial bequest of Rajan’s works and pioneering initiatives are undoubtedly in a safe pair of deft hands. It is to Rajan’s credit that he spoke candidly and... Read more
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dna
It's end to rent-a-womb business; Centre cracks down on commercial surrogacyThe billion dollar commercial surrogacy industry in India could soon come to a
It's end to rent-a-womb business; Centre cracks down on commercial surrogacy
dna / Posted 16 hours ago
The billion dollar commercial surrogacy industry in India could soon come to a grinding halt. The Union cabinet on Wednesday cleared a Bill to completely ban commercial surrogacy in India, especially for foreigners, and only allow altruistic... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Sheep milk producer gets $12.6m Crown funding to develop value chainThe fledgling sheep milk industry has been given a $12.6 million boost, with go
Sheep milk producer gets $12.6m Crown funding to develop value chain
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 18 hours ago
The fledgling sheep milk industry has been given a $12.6 million boost, with government funding for a Primary Growth Partnership project with Spring Sheep Milk Co. The Sheep – Horizon Three programme aims to develop "a market-driven, end-to-end... Read more
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Quartz
Kenya’s president has approved a “popular but unwise” cap on bank lending ratesKenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a cap on commercial lending
Kenya’s president has approved a “popular but unwise” cap on bank lending rates
Quartz / Posted yesterday
Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law a cap on commercial lending rates that economists, banking insiders, and other government officials say will only hurt the country. The law caps commercial bank lending at 4 percentage points above... Read more
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New Kerala
Judicial decision-making key to regulating property rights: newkerala.com #109527New Delhi, Aug 24 : Judicial decision-making is the key to regulating property
Judicial decision-making key to regulating property rights: newkerala.com #109527
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
New Delhi, Aug 24 : Judicial decision-making is the key to regulating property rights, predictability, economic growth and competition, which will facilitate innovation and competition, legal experts at a conference here said. "Every IP licensing... Read more
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Business Wire
First Closing of the Earlybird Health Tech FundHeadquartered in North Rhine-Westphalia, the fund will invest primarily in the
First Closing of the Earlybird Health Tech Fund
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
Headquartered in North Rhine-Westphalia, the fund will invest primarily in the field of medical technology across Europe and has a target size of 100 - 120 million Euros. The fund’s investors include, NRW.BANK, the Generali Insurance Group, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cement Makers Bullish On Prospects in MarketDespite challenges of overcapacity and cheap imports in the local market, cemen
Cement Makers Bullish On Prospects in Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Despite challenges of overcapacity and cheap imports in the local market, cement makers are optimistic about the future prospects of the sector which have been brightened by continuing construction boom. The industry which is experiencing supply... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Imported Cement Pushed Out of Local Marketmakers slashed prices of their products due to intense competition. Hardware s
Imported Cement Pushed Out of Local Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
makers slashed prices of their products due to intense competition. Hardware stores had stocked cement from Tanzania Portland Cement company, Rhino Cement and Dangote Cement. Our reporters could not find imported cement during the survey in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Bill Seeks to Check False Valuation,Cheatsor asset is worth will soon face the music as the government plans to table for
New Bill Seeks to Check False Valuation,Cheats
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
or asset is worth will soon face the music as the government plans to table for the second time a Bill that will control and regulate valuation in the country. Titled Valuation and Valuers Registration Bill 2016, it will also see the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Questions & Answers - 24 August 20162016Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 5:30 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL
Questions & Answers - 24 August 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
2016Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 5:30 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk • ORAL QUESTIONSQUESTIONS TO MINISTERSBuilding and Housing, Minister—Confidence1. ANDREW LITTLE (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: Does he have confidence in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore-Africa trade relations set to deepen with new agreementsSINGAPORE: Trade relations between Singapore and Africa are set to deepen, with
Singapore-Africa trade relations set to deepen with new agreements
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
SINGAPORE: Trade relations between Singapore and Africa are set to deepen, with several agreements signed on Wednesday (Aug 24) at the fourth edition of the Africa Singapore Business Forum. These include the signing of the Avoidance of Double... Read more
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New Kerala
Lok Sabha Speaker inaugurates new building for workers' education board - newkerala.com #109044of Central Board for Workers Education (CBWE) which was named the "Dattopant Th
Lok Sabha Speaker inaugurates new building for workers' education board - newkerala.com #109044
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
of Central Board for Workers Education (CBWE) which was named the "Dattopant Thengadi National Board for Workers Education and Development". In her address on occasion, she said Thengadi, a well-known trade unionist, contributed immensely for the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
MPI defends manuka export guidelinesNew Zealand has no legal jurisdiction over New Zealand-produced honey packaged
MPI defends manuka export guidelines
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
New Zealand has no legal jurisdiction over New Zealand-produced honey packaged and labelled in other countries. Photo / Greg Bowker The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has defended its guidelines covering the export of manuka honey after Rowse... Read more
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The Borneo Post
State’s fundamentals strong – CMis MICCI Sabah branch chairman Datuk CK Tan. KOTA KINABALU: The economic funda
State’s fundamentals strong – CM
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
is MICCI Sabah branch chairman Datuk CK Tan. KOTA KINABALU: The economic fundamentals of the State are still strong and remain on the right track, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman. Undeniably, there are still many development... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TPPA Could Be Discarded Due to U.S. Political Dynamicsin pushing for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). In the five years of negoti
TPPA Could Be Discarded Due to U.S. Political Dynamics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in pushing for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). In the five years of negotiations, the United States cajoled, persuaded and pressurised its trade partners take on board its issues and positions. Finally, when the TPP was signed in February by... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New permanent secretary for commerce approvedInternal Trade Department director-general Wiboonlaksana Ruamraksa will be the
New permanent secretary for commerce approved
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
Internal Trade Department director-general Wiboonlaksana Ruamraksa will be the new permanent secretary for commerce starting on Oct 1. (Post Today photo) Internal Trade Department director-general Wiboonlaksana Ruamraksa has been promoted to take... Read more
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Digi Times
Japan to focus on developing self-driving, medicare and smart-factory industriesDigitimes Research: Hana Hu, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Tuesday 23 August 20
Japan to focus on developing self-driving, medicare and smart-factory industries
Digi Times / Posted 2 days ago
Digitimes Research: Hana Hu, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Tuesday 23 August 2016] The Japan Revitalization Strategy 2016 calls for the development of key technologies... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Six Ministries On Joint Programme to Study Recurring Land DisputesThe government has started identifying the nature of land disputes in the count
Six Ministries On Joint Programme to Study Recurring Land Disputes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The government has started identifying the nature of land disputes in the country before working on a joint programme of managing the clashes that will involve six ministries. The ministries are Natural Resources and Tourism; Industry and Trade;... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Consumer prices fall for 21st straight month in Julycost of private road transport offset the impact of lower retail goods prices,
Consumer prices fall for 21st straight month in July
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
cost of private road transport offset the impact of lower retail goods prices, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said in a joint statement. Private road transport costs fell by 4.4 per cent,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Infrastructure Development Can Turn Around Continent's Fortunesstill faces a myriad of challenges that hold back its potential, especially eff
How Infrastructure Development Can Turn Around Continent's Fortunes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
still faces a myriad of challenges that hold back its potential, especially efforts aimed at improving business environment and alleviating poverty to ensure sustainable economic growth. That's why Africa needs leaders who can tackle these... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
A 'people's President': Politicians pay tribute to S R NathanSINGAPORE: Local politicians took to social media to pay tribute to former Pres
A 'people's President': Politicians pay tribute to S R Nathan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: Local politicians took to social media to pay tribute to former President S R Nathan and express their condolences to his family, after Mr Nathan died at the age of 92 on Monday (Aug 23). Speaker of Parliament Halimah Yacob said when her... Read more
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The Economic Times
Seven macro triggers that market would watch todayon the benchmark 10-year bond rose 6 basis points to close at 7.16% on Monday v
Seven macro triggers that market would watch today
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
on the benchmark 10-year bond rose 6 basis points to close at 7.16% on Monday versus 7.10% at close on Friday. Bond yields and prices moved in opposite direction. Since Rajan's announcement to quit RBI on June 18, bond yields had dropped as much as... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
Another oil spill off Trinmar’s platformleak. It is uncertain how much crude oil spilled into the sea. A source said t
Another oil spill off Trinmar’s platform
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
leak. It is uncertain how much crude oil spilled into the sea. A source said the oil spill occurred between Thursday night and Friday morning and was cleaned up within hours by Petrotrin personnel before it came to shore. The State-owned company... Read more
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The Hindu
Diplomacy and the diasporaWe should have a comprehensive plan involving both the Centre and the States to
Diplomacy and the diaspora
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
We should have a comprehensive plan involving both the Centre and the States to invest remittances intelligently and to find alternative ways of livelihood for those who return If there is one issue on which all political parties agree, it is the... Read more
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Business Standard India
FM holds inter-ministerial meeting on banning sugar futuresTo curb speculation and check price rise of the sweetener during festival seaso
FM holds inter-ministerial meeting on banning sugar futures
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
To curb speculation and check price rise of the sweetener during festival season MoS for Food C L Chaudhary, secretaries from Food, Consumer Affairs, Agriculture and finance ministries were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Economist - Develop New Engines of Growthat the University of Botswana (UB)-International Economist-Imogen Bonolo Mogots
Economist - Develop New Engines of Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
at the University of Botswana (UB)-International Economist-Imogen Bonolo Mogotsi says Botswana should intensify development and support for new potential engines of growth to reduce over-reliance on infinite commodities like diamonds. Discussing the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Warned Over Proposed Rescue Fundto assist in the retooling of ailing companies should only benefit firms which
Govt Warned Over Proposed Rescue Fund
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
to assist in the retooling of ailing companies should only benefit firms which have no access to other means of financing and yet have good revival potential, manufacturers have said. Government recently revealed that it was mobilising seed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Honey Dealers Seek to Commercialise BeekeepingA swarm of bees in a beehive in Kicukiro District. The upcoming 5th All-Africa
Honey Dealers Seek to Commercialise Beekeeping
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A swarm of bees in a beehive in Kicukiro District. The upcoming 5th All-Africa International honey industry expo will focus on how to make beekeeping a commercial enterprise. The event will begin on September 21 to 26, at Kigali Conference and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EPA - Kenya's Fate Now Lies With Heads of StateBy James Anyanzwa and Dicta Asiimwe Kenya has left the fate of the controversi
EPA - Kenya's Fate Now Lies With Heads of State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By James Anyanzwa and Dicta Asiimwe Kenya has left the fate of the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union in the hands of the EAC heads of state, whose meeting was rescheduled to next month. The Extraordinary Summit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prices Soar in Rwanda as Burundi's Ban on Food Exports BitesBurundi's ban on food exports to Rwanda has sent prices in Kigali to a record h
Prices Soar in Rwanda as Burundi's Ban on Food Exports Bites
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Burundi's ban on food exports to Rwanda has sent prices in Kigali to a record high this year. The two countries' worsening diplomatic relations led to the closure at the end of July of the border by the Burundian government, which also imposed... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sushma Swaraj meets Aung San Suu Kyiof India, a new partner in progress. EAM meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Coun
Sushma Swaraj meets Aung San Suu Kyi
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
of India, a new partner in progress. EAM meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor & FM of Myanmar," External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted along with pictures of the two leaders. This is the first high-level visit from... Read more
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New Kerala
Sushma meets Aung San Suu Kyi - newkerala.com #108223Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 22 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Mya
Sushma meets Aung San Suu Kyi - newkerala.com #108223
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
Nay Pyi Taw, Aug 22 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday met Myanmar's State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi here. "An old friend of India, a new partner in progress. EAM meets Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, State Counsellor &... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Heng Swee Keat resumes duties; Lawrence Wong appointed Second Minister for Financeas Minister for National Development, the PMO added. Ms Sim Ann will be appoin
Heng Swee Keat resumes duties; Lawrence Wong appointed Second Minister for Finance
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
as Minister for National Development, the PMO added. Ms Sim Ann will be appointed Senior Minister of State in the Ministry of Trade and Industry and relinquish her appointment in the Ministry of Finance. She remains Senior Minister of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
After Govs' Visit, 25 German Firms Head to NigeriaNational Economic Forum, NEC, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, is where
After Govs' Visit, 25 German Firms Head to Nigeria
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
National Economic Forum, NEC, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, is where the 36 governors evaluate different agendas and take decisions on them. Incidentally, the meeting is always nocturnal and that day's edition was not an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rise in Mitumba Import Points to Low-Tax LoopholeA marked increase in importation of second-hand clothes over the past three yea
Rise in Mitumba Import Points to Low-Tax Loophole
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A marked increase in importation of second-hand clothes over the past three years has raised fears that some traders could be taking advantage of the low taxes charged to sneak in new apparel. Kenyans spent more than Sh56 billion to import... Read more
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The Economic Times
Transactions over Rs 3 lakh to be illegal as government turns heat on cash stashershowever, is yet to decide on the SIT's other proposal to bar cash holdings over
Transactions over Rs 3 lakh to be illegal as government turns heat on cash stashers
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
however, is yet to decide on the SIT's other proposal to bar cash holdings over Rs 15 lakh due to opposition from trade and industry , sources told TOI. "There are concerns that this will result in harassment by tax officials," an officer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How ICT Can Improve Savings and Credit Cooperatives ServiceBy Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti Umurenge Savings and Credit Cooperatives still la
How ICT Can Improve Savings and Credit Cooperatives Service
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
By Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti Umurenge Savings and Credit Cooperatives still lag behind in the use of information and communication technology (ICT), which is partly responsible for rampant mismanagement and poor service delivery, Trade and Industry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hits and Misses At the 2016 ExpoThe 19th edition of the annual trade exhibition came to an end recently. Organ
Hits and Misses At the 2016 Expo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The 19th edition of the annual trade exhibition came to an end recently. Organised by the Private Sector Federation and the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the expo, one of the most sought-after annual events on the business calendar, attracts... Read more
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The Telegraph
Reality check on economic growththan deep conviction - is possible, given the current state of the global econo
Reality check on economic growth
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
than deep conviction - is possible, given the current state of the global economy. "If you are looking at the medium term and sustained growth, then a double-digit growth is out," Basu said in an interview. He spoke on a wide range of topics, from... Read more
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Japan Today
Antinuclear activists' tents removed from economy ministry premises ‹ Japan TodayTokyo District Court officials on Sunday removed tents erected by two antinucle
Antinuclear activists' tents removed from economy ministry premises ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 3 days ago
Tokyo District Court officials on Sunday removed tents erected by two antinuclear campaigners and other activists after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis from the premises of the economy ministry, which oversees the nuclear power industry. The... Read more
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