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The Trinidad Guardian
Cuffie’s budget to be cut by $23mCommunications Minister Maxie Cuffie says his ministry’s 2016 budgetary allocat
Cuffie’s budget to be cut by $23m
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted an hour ago
Communications Minister Maxie Cuffie says his ministry’s 2016 budgetary allocation is expected to be reduced by more than $23 million. He said this in an interview with reporters at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Independence Square,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Plight of garment workers under scrutinyOutside a clothing factory in Calafat in southern Romanian early one morning, h
Plight of garment workers under scrutiny
Otago Daily Times / Posted 3 hours ago
Outside a clothing factory in Calafat in southern Romanian early one morning, hundreds of workers crowd around makeshift stalls to stock up on snacks and drinks for their shift. The Italian-owned knitwear factory, Maglierie Cristian Impex, is the... Read more
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The Star
Additional foreign taxes seen making palm oil less competitivePETALING JAYA: A poser to the current rise in crude palm oil (CPO) prices is th
Additional foreign taxes seen making palm oil less competitive
The Star / Posted 3 hours ago
PETALING JAYA: A poser to the current rise in crude palm oil (CPO) prices is the potential imposition of additional taxes on palm oil by Russia and France this year. Analysts said this would deem palm oil to be less competitive compared with other... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Singapore Tables GST Act Amendmentsby Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong10 February 2016 The Goods and Services
Singapore Tables GST Act Amendments
Tax-News.com / Posted 3 hours ago
by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong10 February 2016 The Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill has been tabled before Singapore's Parliament. It includes provisions concerning the GST treatment of cross-border... Read more
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Pleasanton Express
Craddick discusses Texas shale success with Mexico’s Ministry of Energy | February 10, 2016Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick met with Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (SE
Craddick discusses Texas shale success with Mexico’s Ministry of Energy | February 10, 2016
Pleasanton Express / Posted 8 hours ago
Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick met with Mexico’s Ministry of Energy (SENER) recently as part of the Mexican delegation’s official mission to learn about the Texas view on shale industry best practices and regulations. Representatives from the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Budget 2016: Finance Ministry seeks Twiteratti’s vote to decide focusIn a first of its kind of exercise to gauge the public mood, the Finance Minist
Budget 2016: Finance Ministry seeks Twiteratti’s vote to decide focus
The Financial Express / Posted 12 hours ago
In a first of its kind of exercise to gauge the public mood, the Finance Ministry today invited people to vote on Twitter for the group they want the Budget 2016-17 to focus more on farmers, middle class, women or the underprivileged. The ministry... Read more
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The Economic Times
Finance Ministry seeks Twiteratti vote on focus of Budget 2016NEW DELHI: In a first of its kind of exercise to gauge the public mood, the Fin
Finance Ministry seeks Twiteratti vote on focus of Budget 2016
The Economic Times / Posted 13 hours ago
NEW DELHI: In a first of its kind of exercise to gauge the public mood, the Finance Ministry today invited people to vote on Twitter for the group they want the Budget 2016-17 to focus more on -- farmers, middle class, women or the... Read more
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The Hindu
Finance Ministry seeks Twiteratti vote on focus of BudgetIn a first of its kind of exercise to gauge the public mood, the Finance Minist
Finance Ministry seeks Twiteratti vote on focus of Budget
The Hindu / Posted 13 hours ago
In a first of its kind of exercise to gauge the public mood, the Finance Ministry today invited people to vote on Twitter for the group they want the Budget 2016-17 to focus more on - farmers, middle class, women or the underprivileged. The ministry... Read more
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asianage
Finance Ministry seeks Twiteratti vote on focus of BudgetThe Finance Ministry had invited suggestions and views from public for Rail Uni
Finance Ministry seeks Twiteratti vote on focus of Budget
asianage / Posted 14 hours ago
The Finance Ministry had invited suggestions and views from public for Rail Union Budget 2016-17. New Delhi: In a first of its kind of exercise to gauge the public mood, the Finance Ministry on Wednesday invited people to vote on Twitter for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government to Insure Farmers Against LossesHe woke up at cockcrow every day. He would head to the garden to plant seeds, d
Government to Insure Farmers Against Losses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
He woke up at cockcrow every day. He would head to the garden to plant seeds, dig out weeds or harvest. His heart was in it for farming since it was the main source of livelihood. But last season dealt the farmer a blow, and he could not stand the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Take Part in Socio-Economic Council in Cairo Mid-FebruaryKhartoum — The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Badr-Eddin Mahmoud has
Govt to Take Part in Socio-Economic Council in Cairo Mid-February
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Khartoum — The Minister of Finance and Economic Planning Badr-Eddin Mahmoud has called for forwarding of the studies on the implementation of President Al-Bashir's Initiative on the Arab Food Security through determination of certain projects in the... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
BOJ to expand bond lending to deal with possible shortage Published: 10 February 2016 5:35 PM The Bank of Japan says it will increase
BOJ to expand bond lending to deal with possible shortage
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 18 hours ago
Published: 10 February 2016 5:35 PM The Bank of Japan says it will increase the amount of JGBs it can lend to brokers and banks to one trillion yen per each issue, compared to 400 billion... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudanese-Turkish Cooperation to Finance Infrastructure Development Projects in StatesKhartoum — The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning for the direction reve
Sudanese-Turkish Cooperation to Finance Infrastructure Development Projects in States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 hours ago
Khartoum — The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning for the direction revealed a new trend for strategic cooperation in the economic and investment sphere with the Republic of Turkey to finance infrastructure and development projects in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N'Assembly On the Same Page With Executive, Says NdumeMaiduguri — The Senate Majority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, has said the Nationa
N'Assembly On the Same Page With Executive, Says Ndume
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
Maiduguri — The Senate Majority Leader, Senator Ali Ndume, has said the National Assembly is on "the same page" with the executive arm of government in the war again Boko Haram as legislators are willing to ensure that needed funds to prosecute the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Invests U.S $7 Million in Public-Private DialogueTHE United Kingdom government, through the Department for International Develop
UK Invests U.S $7 Million in Public-Private Dialogue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 hours ago
THE United Kingdom government, through the Department for International Development's Business Enabling Environment programme, has invested more than $7 million in investment climate reform and public-private dialogue programme in Zimbabwe. The... Read more
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The Irish Times
New to the Parish: ‘We were homesick. Being together made things easier’Wendm Niku first met Robel Shiferaw at an English- language exam in the British
New to the Parish: ‘We were homesick. Being together made things easier’
The Irish Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Wendm Niku first met Robel Shiferaw at an English- language exam in the British Council in Addis Ababa. Both men had applied for an Irish Aid scholarship and were sitting the test to show whether they had enough English to study a master’s degree in... Read more
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BBC News
How did Iceland clean up its banks? - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
How did Iceland clean up its banks?
BBC News / Posted yesterday
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say The 2008 global financial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Overstayed ContainersThe National Port Authority (NPA) says it is working on modalities to grant wai
Overstayed Containers
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The National Port Authority (NPA) says it is working on modalities to grant waiver to some 332 containers which have overstayed at the Free Port of Monrovia. NPA said the total accumulated storage charge that is about to be waived is approximately... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Farmers' Concerns Heard At Top LevelWednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:30 amPress Release: Fiji Crop and Livestock Cou
Farmers' Concerns Heard At Top Level
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 11:30 amPress Release: Fiji Crop and Livestock Council FARMERS in the non-sugar sector will have their voices heard on policy and legislative issues... Read more
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IMF
Regional Trainers Meet to Discuss Priorities for Asia-Pacific CountriesIMF CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT Countries with strong institutions and skilled civi
Regional Trainers Meet to Discuss Priorities for Asia-Pacific Countries
IMF / Posted yesterday
IMF CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT Countries with strong institutions and skilled civil servants can formulate more effective and robust policies, which contributes to economic... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Salaries ‘to double’ for BTRC chief, commissionersThe Post and Telecommunication Division sent a proposal to the Ministry of Fina
Salaries ‘to double’ for BTRC chief, commissioners
Bdnews24.com / Posted yesterday
The Post and Telecommunication Division sent a proposal to the Ministry of Finance on Tuesday seeking a 90 percent increase on their pay. The recommendation comes 10 years after their salaries were last increased. A 90 percent increase in the BTRC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S.$750,000 Port Grant Agreement RatifiedParliament yesterday ratified a grant agreement that the Government of Sierra L
U.S.$750,000 Port Grant Agreement Ratified
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Parliament yesterday ratified a grant agreement that the Government of Sierra Leone and African Development Bank, acting on behalf of the Korean-African Economic Cooperation Trust Fund, had signed for the development of Sierra Leone's port master... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Faces Tricky TestIn what seems to be one of the greatest political and legal test of power betwe
Senate Faces Tricky Test
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
In what seems to be one of the greatest political and legal test of power between the Executive and Legislature branches is brewing with the Senate seeking to hold in contempt Liberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh, for the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberian Senate Desperate Moves to Dodge Spending CutsMonrovia — The Liberian Senate is said to be hell bent on doing anything possib
Liberian Senate Desperate Moves to Dodge Spending Cuts
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Monrovia — The Liberian Senate is said to be hell bent on doing anything possible to dodge its share of spending cuts initiated by the government, through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, to mend the crippled economy. Sources close... Read more
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New Kerala
China to cut government funds for public financial reliefBeijing, Feb 9 : China will further cut government funds to reduce financial bu
China to cut government funds for public financial relief
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Beijing, Feb 9 : China will further cut government funds to reduce financial burden on the public, according to the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The government cut, streamlined and optimised a total of 13 government funds in early February. Moves of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Dar Bullish On Growth Despite Commodity SlumpEconomy growth is projected to rise to 8.1 per cent in 2018 from 7.0 per cent l
Dar Bullish On Growth Despite Commodity Slump
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Economy growth is projected to rise to 8.1 per cent in 2018 from 7.0 per cent last year on the back of improved and stabilized electricity supply from the natural gas reserves in Lindi and Mtwara Regions. According to a document by the Ministry of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
URA Revels in Shs 47 Billion Mid-Term SurplusDespite good first half, officials wary of failing to achieve hefty annual targ
URA Revels in Shs 47 Billion Mid-Term Surplus
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Despite good first half, officials wary of failing to achieve hefty annual target Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) top officials last week announced a substantial surplus in their mid-year revenue collections but they did not appear to be in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Fertilizer Subsidy Programme On CourseThe National Fertilizer Subsidy Programme is one of Government of Ghana's major
National Fertilizer Subsidy Programme On Course
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The National Fertilizer Subsidy Programme is one of Government of Ghana's major agricultural interventions which the Ministry of Food and Agriculture (MoFA) has been spearheading since 2008. The Fertilizer Subsidy Programme, which was launched at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mulago Can Do Without Interns - Health MinistryKampala — The government has not paid stipend to intern doctors for more than t
Mulago Can Do Without Interns - Health Ministry
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Kampala — The government has not paid stipend to intern doctors for more than three months, a delay the parent Health ministry acknowledged and attributed to late funds' disbursement by the Ministry of Finance. The ministry's Permanent Secretary, Dr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Steady Progress? 30 Years of Museveni and the NRMOn 29 January 1986 Yoweri Kaguta Museveni addressed Ugandans for the first time
Steady Progress? 30 Years of Museveni and the NRM
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
On 29 January 1986 Yoweri Kaguta Museveni addressed Ugandans for the first time as national leader: "No one should think that what is happening today is a mere change of guard; it is a fundamental change in the politics of our country". Given that... Read more
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The Economic Times
China to clamp down on government funds, help firms save $4 billion: XinhuaSHANGHAI: China plans to help companies save 26 billion yuan ($3.96 billion) th
China to clamp down on government funds, help firms save $4 billion: Xinhua
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
SHANGHAI: China plans to help companies save 26 billion yuan ($3.96 billion) this year by cleaning up and regulating government funds that firms pay fees to, state news agency Xinhua reported on Tuesday, citing the finance ministry. Such funds date... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plan Devised for House Owners to Start Paying TaxesMwanza — Government is finalising plans to ensure that owners of private houses
Plan Devised for House Owners to Start Paying Taxes
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Mwanza — Government is finalising plans to ensure that owners of private houses in urban centres start paying taxes. A system, according to the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Planning, Dr Servacious Likwelile, is being worked out... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Sets Lower Mining FeesGOVERNMENT has introduced a new fee structure in the mining sector which seeks
Govt Sets Lower Mining Fees
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
GOVERNMENT has introduced a new fee structure in the mining sector which seeks to encourage investment while at the same time interrogating the idea of standardising mining fees paid by miners to various Government agencies and Rural District... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South Africa next on Anonymous anti-corruption hacking listAccording to My Broadband, these are the seven nations that the hacker collecti
South Africa next on Anonymous anti-corruption hacking list
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
According to My Broadband, these are the seven nations that the hacker collective Anonymous plans to target as it sets its sights on corrupt African governments. Anonymous is planning to focus on issues regarding children's rights - listing the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sudan, Malaysia Petronas Sign Agreement On Purchasing Local Crude OilsKhartoum — Agreement on purchasing the local crude oils was signed , Monday wit
Sudan, Malaysia Petronas Sign Agreement On Purchasing Local Crude Oils
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Khartoum — Agreement on purchasing the local crude oils was signed , Monday with the Malaysia Petronas Company within framework of the Ministry of Oil policy aimed at providing local crude oils to increase the capacity of the refineries as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Falana Wants Nigeria to Drop Plan to Borrow U.S.$3.5 Billion From World BankA human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has urged the Nigerian government to jettis
Falana Wants Nigeria to Drop Plan to Borrow U.S.$3.5 Billion From World Bank
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has urged the Nigerian government to jettison its plan to secure a $3.5 billion (about N700 billion) loan from the World Bank and the African Development Bank. In a letter to the Ministry of Finance, Mr. Falana... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. to investigate profiteering by Vancouver realtorsThe B.C. government will examine questionable activities in the real estate ind
B.C. to investigate profiteering by Vancouver realtors
The Globe and Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The B.C. government will examine questionable activities in the real estate industry and the effectiveness of its regulator, as a result of a Globe and Mail investigation into how real estate agents are profiting from speculation in Vancouver’s hot... Read more
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The Daily Reckoning
China Capital Flight ContinuesAnother month, another $100 billion in burned foreign exchange (FX) reserves in
China Capital Flight Continues
The Daily Reckoning / Posted 2 days ago
Another month, another $100 billion in burned foreign exchange (FX) reserves in China. I say ‘burned’, but what I really mean is a combination of capital flight from China and the People’s Bank of China selling US dollar-denominated assets to defend... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
PPP aspiring MP blasts Mahama over failed promisesPolitics of Monday, 8 February 2016 Progressive People´s Party (PPP) parliamen
PPP aspiring MP blasts Mahama over failed promises
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 2 days ago
Politics of Monday, 8 February 2016 Progressive People´s Party (PPP) parliamentary candidate for Obuasi east constituency, Mr Frank Aboagye Danyansah, has lambasted President John Dramani Mahama’s administration for making too many promises but... Read more
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Sarawak Report
Yak Names Eric Tan And Jho Low As Being Under Investigation by Singapore Authorities8 Feb 2016 Documents from Jho Low and 1MDB’s banker Given that both 1MDB and
Yak Names Eric Tan And Jho Low As Being Under Investigation by Singapore Authorities
Sarawak Report / Posted 2 days ago
8 Feb 2016 Documents from Jho Low and 1MDB’s banker Given that both 1MDB and Jho Low have continued to publicly insist that the businessman played no role at the... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Trinidad And Tobago Issues Guidance On VAT Zero Rateby Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington08 February 2016 Trinidad and Tobago'
Trinidad And Tobago Issues Guidance On VAT Zero Rate
Tax-News.com / Posted 2 days ago
by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington08 February 2016 Trinidad and Tobago's Ministry of Finance has released further guidance on the goods and services newly subject to a zero rate of VAT. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Massive Increase in Feeding Costs Could Cripple Dairy IndustryThe Namibian dairy industry - teetering on the brink of collapse at the end of
Massive Increase in Feeding Costs Could Cripple Dairy Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Namibian dairy industry - teetering on the brink of collapse at the end of 2015 - announced last week at its first meeting of the new year that the total production expense basket of dairy producers has increased by about 28 percent in the past... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Administrative Referendum in DarfurIt is of course unpredictable whether the people of Darfur will vote for a retu
Administrative Referendum in Darfur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
It is of course unpredictable whether the people of Darfur will vote for a return to the old one-region system or cling to the present five-state system in the Administrative referendum which is scheduled for next April. However, it may be said that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two NCS Commands Comply With Assets Declaration OrderTwo Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) commands in Lagos have filled and returned th
Two NCS Commands Comply With Assets Declaration Order
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Two Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) commands in Lagos have filled and returned the assets declaration forms to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) as directed by the Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Colonel Hameed Ibrahim Ali (retired) a fortnight... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prison Ration Budget - Dambazzau Move to Avert DisasterFailure to adequately capture the liabilities to feed prison inmates and the co
Prison Ration Budget - Dambazzau Move to Avert Disaster
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Failure to adequately capture the liabilities to feed prison inmates and the cost for the current year in the 2016 budget has allegedly created panic for officials of the Ministry of Interior, the Nigeria Prisons Service and ration contractors. It is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moh, Escom Spokespersons Listed Worst By Malawi Scribes - Finance, MEC and Judiciary ShineA survey that asked practicing journalists to rate spokespersons of public and
Moh, Escom Spokespersons Listed Worst By Malawi Scribes - Finance, MEC and Judiciary Shine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
A survey that asked practicing journalists to rate spokespersons of public and quasi-public institutions seems to indicate the Ministry of Health and Escom's spokespersons are in bad books of many a scribe while those of Ministry of Finance and the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Iran to India: Reactivate bank accounts with Indian banks, allow Iranian banks to open branchesNEW DELHI: Freed of international sanctions, Iran has asked India to reactivate
Iran to India: Reactivate bank accounts with Indian banks, allow Iranian banks to open branches
The Economic Times / Posted 2 days ago
NEW DELHI: Freed of international sanctions, Iran has asked India to reactivate its accounts with Indian banks and allow Iranian banks to open offices here. Tehran has already opened an account with IDBI Bank. Iran's Central Bank last month... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Jaitley seeks states’ cooperation for putting economy on high growth pathAgencies, New Delhi Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today urged states to
Jaitley seeks states’ cooperation for putting economy on high growth path
Central Chronicle / Posted 2 days ago
Agencies, New Delhi Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today urged states to work with the Centre for taking the economy on a high growth trajectory. Addressing a meeting of state finance ministers called for pre-budget consultations, Mr Jaitley... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt, States Revenue Down By N2.8 Trillion in 2015Centrally collected revenue shared by the federal, state and local governments
Govt, States Revenue Down By N2.8 Trillion in 2015
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Centrally collected revenue shared by the federal, state and local governments dropped by N2.8 trillion between 2014 and last year, a Federal Ministry of Finance report has shown. The sharp drop in revenue has the greatest impact on the states'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Benue Judicial Commission Submits Report, Recommends Refund of N107 BillionMakurdi — A judicial commission of inquiry set up by the Benue State government
Benue Judicial Commission Submits Report, Recommends Refund of N107 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Makurdi — A judicial commission of inquiry set up by the Benue State government to probe the administration of former governor Gabriel Suswam has recommended the refund of N107 billion to the state by 52 individuals and 10 corporate... Read more
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