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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Release Unza FundsGOVERNMENT will release K80 million to the University of Zambia (UNZA) between
Govt to Release Unza Funds
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
GOVERNMENT will release K80 million to the University of Zambia (UNZA) between now and December to pay towards accrued staff benefits, a problem that has led to the academic staff to withhold examinations results. Education Minister Michael Kaingu... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Further Comments Sought On South Africa's 2015 Budget Lawsby Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus02 September 2015 Following a Minis
Further Comments Sought On South Africa's 2015 Budget Laws
Tax-News.com / Posted 7 hours ago
by Lorys Charalambous, Tax-News.com, Cyprus02 September 2015 Following a Ministry of Finance consultation that closed on August 24, and the subsequent presentation of the draft 2015 Budget... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Chinese VAT Should Be Levied On Fertilizersby Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong02 September 2015 China introduced value
Chinese VAT Should Be Levied On Fertilizers
Tax-News.com / Posted 7 hours ago
by Mary Swire, Tax-News.com, Hong Kong02 September 2015 China introduced value-added tax on fertilizers from September 1. Earlier, on August 10, the Chinese Ministry of Finance issued Cai Shui [2015] No.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Gives 600 Million to Soldiers' OrphansIn what is bound to be deemed a campaign move, President Museveni on Tuesday me
Museveni Gives 600 Million to Soldiers' Orphans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
In what is bound to be deemed a campaign move, President Museveni on Tuesday met 2,000 children of fallen soldiers, leaving each of them Shs 300,000 richer, and promising them billions more in future. A source who attended the event told The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Few People Hold Nigeria Hostage, Says BuhariBy Hamisu Muhammad and Francis Arinze Iloani President Muhammadu Buhari has sa
Few People Hold Nigeria Hostage, Says Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
By Hamisu Muhammad and Francis Arinze Iloani President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria has no business being poor if not for few corrupt individuals that have held the country hostage over the years. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ellen Signs Into Law U.S.$622.7 Million Budget for FY2015/2016President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has signed into law the National Budget in the
Ellen Signs Into Law U.S.$622.7 Million Budget for FY2015/2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 hours ago
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has signed into law the National Budget in the amount of US$622,743,420 (six hundred twenty two million seven hundred forty three thousand four hundred and twenty United States Dollars) for Fiscal Year 2015/2016. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFCC, ICPC Overhaul Under Way, Says BuhariAbuja — The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent
EFCC, ICPC Overhaul Under Way, Says Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Abuja — The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) are to be overhauled to reposition them to properly tackle corruption in Nigeria. President Muhammadu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Finance Ministry Stands Up to ChallengesBenguela — The Ministry of Finance in Angola is up to the challenges that it is
Finance Ministry Stands Up to Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Benguela — The Ministry of Finance in Angola is up to the challenges that it is facing, judging by its growth over 40 years of the country's independence, said Tuesday the institution's delegate in Benguela province, Miguel Bento. Speaking to ANGOP... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia First to Launch Climdev-Africa Special Fund ProjectThe ClimDev Africa Special Fund (CDSF) launched its first project in Ethiopia i
Ethiopia First to Launch Climdev-Africa Special Fund Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
The ClimDev Africa Special Fund (CDSF) launched its first project in Ethiopia in last week to help the country cope with, and build resilience to, climate change by enhancing capacity in climate monitoring, data analysis, interpretation, forecasting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Fight - Persons Found Wanting Won't Be SparedPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday vowed to strengthen his anti-corruption c
Corruption Fight - Persons Found Wanting Won't Be Spared
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday vowed to strengthen his anti-corruption campaign in the country, noting that his administration would not spare anyone found guilty of corrupt practices. Buhari said this at the opening session of the 45th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Earmarks Shs130 Billion to Fight Rural PovertyMbale — Government has secured $36 million (about Shs132 billion) to fund savin
Government Earmarks Shs130 Billion to Fight Rural Poverty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
Mbale — Government has secured $36 million (about Shs132 billion) to fund savings and credit cooperative organisations (Saccos) to fight poverty in rural areas. Ms Caroline Akao, the Minister of State for Microfinance, said the money will fund a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari Vows to Strengthen EFCC, ICPCBy Tobi Soniyi and James Emejo Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday prom
Buhari Vows to Strengthen EFCC, ICPC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
By Tobi Soniyi and James Emejo Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday promised to re-invigorate the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) as well as the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences (ICPC) for greater... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
There Won't Be Sacred Cows in the War Against Corruption, Says BuhariPresident Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday vowed to strengthen his anti-corruption c
There Won't Be Sacred Cows in the War Against Corruption, Says Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday vowed to strengthen his anti-corruption campaign in the country, noting that his administration would not spare anyone found guilty of corrupt practices. Buhari said this at the opening session of the 45th... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Economic Management ChallengesIt is necessary to distil some of the economic management lessons from the firs
Buhari's Economic Management Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
It is necessary to distil some of the economic management lessons from the first three months of President Muhammadu Buhari's regime and highlight needful reforms. Five issues stand out. Rising Economic Policy Uncertainty: It is true that a myriad... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Has No Business With PovertyAbuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerians have no business wit
Nation Has No Business With Poverty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Abuja — President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerians have no business with poverty given the enormous resources which God has endowed the country with. To this end, he has promised to take appropriate measures to stamp out corruption and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legislative Aides Protest Unpaid N7 Billion Severance Allowances By N'Assembly ManagementAbuja — Legislative aides in both the Senate and House of Representatives on Tu
Legislative Aides Protest Unpaid N7 Billion Severance Allowances By N'Assembly Management
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Abuja — Legislative aides in both the Senate and House of Representatives on Tuesday staged a protest at the central lobby of the National Assembly over non-payment of their gratuity and duty tour allowances (DTA) amounting to N7 billion. But a... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Malaysia will strengthen intelligence with France to curb IS threatKUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and France have agreed to cooperate in strengthening int
Malaysia will strengthen intelligence with France to curb IS threat
The Borneo Post / Posted 23 hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and France have agreed to cooperate in strengthening intelligence sharing to counter the growing threat of IS (Islamic State) militant group, especially in Sulu Waters. Defense Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein... Read more
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New Kerala
Hasmukh Adhia takes over as Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia took over as the Revenue Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Goverr
Hasmukh Adhia takes over as Revenue Secretary
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Hasmukh Adhia took over as the Revenue Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Goverrnment of India here on Tuesday. Earlier, Adhia was holding the charge of Secretary, Department of Financial Services (DFS) in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mimiko - I'm a Political EvangelistOndo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has described himself as a political
Mimiko - I'm a Political Evangelist
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has described himself as a political evangelist whose motive in politics is to serve God and humanity. He said this against the backdrop of the general belief that politics is about cultism and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Driving Sustainable Development Through Creative FinancingCrusoe Osagie writes on the innovative ways BOI is advancing industrial develop
Driving Sustainable Development Through Creative Financing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Crusoe Osagie writes on the innovative ways BOI is advancing industrial development through value-added financing. In Nigeria, most of the factors that make for efficient production are in place most of the time. From human capital to land, skilled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Investors Reject Planned N28.5 Billion Increase of NMRC Equity CapitalPlans by the Nigeria Mortgage Refinancing Company Plc (NMRC) to raise additiona
Investors Reject Planned N28.5 Billion Increase of NMRC Equity Capital
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Plans by the Nigeria Mortgage Refinancing Company Plc (NMRC) to raise additional equity capital of up to N28.5 billion have been halted, as investors queried the need for another equity issuance programme when the company should be consolidating its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Purveyors of Half-Truths and 'True Lies'Fellow Nigerians, there is a new narrative in town. And it is being spread by s
The Purveyors of Half-Truths and 'True Lies'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Fellow Nigerians, there is a new narrative in town. And it is being spread by some people who are just too eager to point to the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari in office - such that they have become desperate and ready to cut down trees... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Is Stealing and Stealing Is CorruptionFormer President Goodluck Jonathan, had in one of his interactions with the pre
Corruption Is Stealing and Stealing Is Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Former President Goodluck Jonathan, had in one of his interactions with the press, stated that, "stealing is not corruption". He later explained his statement above thus, 'what was perceived as corruption were mere cases of petty stealing by... Read more
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New Kerala
Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new home secretary The government on Monday appointed Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi as the ne
Rajiv Mehrishi appointed new home secretary
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
The government on Monday appointed Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi as the new union home secretary. He succeeds L.C. Goyal, who took premature voluntary retirement from service. In a surprising move,... Read more
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New Kerala
Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Union Home Secretary Senior IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi was on Monday appointed Union Home Secretar
Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Union Home Secretary
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Senior IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi was on Monday appointed Union Home Secretary, reports said. His appointment to the coveted post came after the government approved voluntary retirement sought by the... Read more
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The Temasek Review
State media practise gutter journalism against WP « Editorial « TR EMERITUSOn Thursday (27 Aug), the Straits Times (ST) published an article (‘Workers’ Pa
State media practise gutter journalism against WP « Editorial « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 2 days ago
On Thursday (27 Aug), the Straits Times (ST) published an article (‘Workers’ Party potential candidate Daniel Goh denies allegations of extra-marital affair‘) alleging that a WP candidate, NUS sociologist Associate Professor Daniel Goh Pei Siong, had... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kalu - Why Nigerians Must Be Patient With BuhariFormer Minister of Finance, Dr Kalu Idika Kalu, in this chat with GBENGA SALAU,
Kalu - Why Nigerians Must Be Patient With Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Former Minister of Finance, Dr Kalu Idika Kalu, in this chat with GBENGA SALAU, gave his opinion on the first 100 days of President Muhammadu Buhari. Can you give a holistic review of Buhari's 100 days in office? I DO not think I have all the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Districts DebateHow politics defeated financial logic In the run-up to the last presidential a
New Districts Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
How politics defeated financial logic In the run-up to the last presidential and parliamentary elections in 2011, Irish Times reporter Jody Clarke wrote a story under the headline "How to keep winning elections -Uganda style". It reported on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FBN Capital Concludes Cross River Bond Issuance OfferFBN Capital Limited has announced the successful conclusion of the series 1 bon
FBN Capital Concludes Cross River Bond Issuance Offer
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
FBN Capital Limited has announced the successful conclusion of the series 1 bond issuance offer for the Cross River state government under its N40 billion bond issuance program. The 7-year tenured bonds with maturity due in 2022 were issued via a... Read more
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Finance Asia
China Huarong may delay $3b Hong Kong IPOChina Huarong Asset Management, the country’s largest bad-debt manager, won app
China Huarong may delay $3b Hong Kong IPO
Finance Asia / Posted 2 days ago
China Huarong Asset Management, the country’s largest bad-debt manager, won approval from the Hong Kong stock exchange for its long-awaited initial public offering late last week, according to three sources familiar with the matter. But the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Namulonge Land Was Obtained Through Very Clear ChannelsOur attention has been drawn by selected articles in the local media and on dif
Namulonge Land Was Obtained Through Very Clear Channels
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Our attention has been drawn by selected articles in the local media and on different social media platforms, regarding an ongoing process, in which Premier Roses - a Ruparelia Group company - seeks to lease 900 acres of land (part of the 3,300 acres... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Confusion as MPs Miss July, August PayConfusion and suspicion were mounting in parliament last week after MPs failed
Confusion as MPs Miss July, August Pay
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Confusion and suspicion were mounting in parliament last week after MPs failed to receive their emoluments for July and August. By press time, it was not yet clear why the MPs had not been duly paid, with parliament and the finance minister each... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition to Sue Over New ConstituenciesWafula Oguttu, the leader of opposition in Parliament, has taken a step toward
Opposition to Sue Over New Constituencies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Wafula Oguttu, the leader of opposition in Parliament, has taken a step toward mounting a legal challenge to the creation of 43 new counties, days after they were approved by Parliament. Wafula Oguttu confirmed at the weekend that he had instructed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UIA Boss Fumes Over Slow Licence ReformUganda's global ranking could drop further if lawmakers do not act on creating
UIA Boss Fumes Over Slow Licence Reform
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Uganda's global ranking could drop further if lawmakers do not act on creating a conducive environment for the private sector to do business, Dr Frank Ssebowa, the executive director of the Uganda Investment Authority, UIA has warned. Already,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Germany, IGAD Give Karamoja Shs470 BillionKampala — The German government and Intergovernmental Authority on Development
Germany, IGAD Give Karamoja Shs470 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kampala — The German government and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), have launched a €12 million (Shs474 billion) Drought Resilience Initiative for Karamoja sub-region to support various economic activities to uplift the drought... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exit Kenya's Sugar, Enter Tanzania Rice - Kampala's New Trade WarEven as recent trade wars in the East African Community have mostly featured Ke
Exit Kenya's Sugar, Enter Tanzania Rice - Kampala's New Trade War
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Even as recent trade wars in the East African Community have mostly featured Kenya and Uganda over sugar exports, Kampala has for the past two months been locked in a dispute with Tanzania over an 18 per cent value added tax on the latter's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Multi-Source Financing Best Way to Tackle Climate ChangeAs African countries lead actions that aim to mitigate climate change, and even
Multi-Source Financing Best Way to Tackle Climate Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
As African countries lead actions that aim to mitigate climate change, and eventually contribute to sustainable development, the biggest challenge they face is how to mobilise the resources they need to do the job. The actions, known as nationally... Read more
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The Hindu
Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Home SecretaryRajasthan cadre IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi became the third Home Secretary to b
Rajiv Mehrishi appointed Home Secretary
The Hindu / Posted 2 days ago
Rajasthan cadre IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi became the third Home Secretary to be appointed by the Modi government in the past one year. Mr. Mehrishi replaces L.C. Goyal, who took premature voluntary retirement on Monday, barely months after being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Boosting Indigenous and Marginal Field Operators Through Pioneer Tax Status IncentiveConsidering that our country's main revenue is from crude oil, and we need to i
Boosting Indigenous and Marginal Field Operators Through Pioneer Tax Status Incentive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Considering that our country's main revenue is from crude oil, and we need to increase production, is it inappropriate for government to support and build indigenous companies to multinational capacity? It is purposeful if we all work towards... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Chief Justice Hails TreasuryChief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has hailed Treasury for permitting the Judici
Chief Justice Hails Treasury
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku has hailed Treasury for permitting the Judicial Service Commission to retain court fees and other funds generated from the courts, a development he said has greatly improved justice delivery and the welfare of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Zambia forecasts lower growthLusaka - Zambia expects slower economic growth and a bigger fiscal deficit this
Zambia forecasts lower growth
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Lusaka - Zambia expects slower economic growth and a bigger fiscal deficit this year as weak global demand for copper hits exports, documents released by the Ministry of Finance on Sunday show. Global commodity prices have dropped sharply on... Read more
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Zawya
Financial sector stable as external balances on declineOmanFinancial sector stable as external balances on decline Sunday, Aug 30, 2015
Financial sector stable as external balances on declineOman
Zawya / Posted 2 days ago
Financial sector stable as external balances on decline Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 Dubai: Oman’s banking system outlook remains strong, supported by stable asset quality, healthy levels of capitalisation and profitability, as well as a stable funding... Read more
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Zawya
Oman vulnerable to large twin deficits amid lower oil revenuesOmanOman vulnerable to large twin deficits amid lower oil revenues Sunday, Aug 30,
Oman vulnerable to large twin deficits amid lower oil revenuesOman
Zawya / Posted 2 days ago
Oman vulnerable to large twin deficits amid lower oil revenues Sunday, Aug 30, 2015 Dubai: Multi-year lows in terms of oil prices are expected to result in large fiscal and current account deficits in Oman starting this year and a series of fiscal... Read more
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Gulf News
Financial sector stable as external balances on declineOman has enough headroom to fund deficits via debt issuance By Babu Das August
Financial sector stable as external balances on decline
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
Oman has enough headroom to fund deficits via debt issuance By Babu Das AugustineBanking Editor Dubai: Oman’s banking system outlook remains strong, supported by stable asset quality, healthy levels of capitalisation and profitability, as well as a... Read more
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iol.co.za
R34m to fix non-existent problemsCape Town - A cool R34 million is required to fix the immediate problems doggin
R34m to fix non-existent problems
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
Cape Town - A cool R34 million is required to fix the immediate problems dogging the Western Cape provincial parliament according to the legislature’s Speaker. She might be in luck, as the provincial finance MEC this weekend indicated he hoped to... Read more
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Gulf News
Oman vulnerable to large twin deficits amid lower oil revenuesCountry will need reforms to stabilise government finances Dubai: Multi-year l
Oman vulnerable to large twin deficits amid lower oil revenues
Gulf News / Posted 3 days ago
Country will need reforms to stabilise government finances Dubai: Multi-year lows in terms of oil prices are expected to result in large fiscal and current account deficits in Oman starting this year and a series of fiscal reforms are necessary to... Read more
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Zawya
Registration of security interestsLegalSaudi Arabia: Registration of security interests Historically it has been diff
Registration of security interestsLegal
Zawya / Posted 3 days ago
Saudi Arabia: Registration of security interests Historically it has been difficult for financiers to register security interests over all types of asset classes in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ("KSA") other than in respect of specific categories of... Read more
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Zawya
Qatar: Proposed amendments to the public tender rulesQatarmore articles from Until there is legislative change, all public departments,
Qatar: Proposed amendments to the public tender rulesQatar
Zawya / Posted 3 days ago
more articles from Until there is legislative change, all public departments, corporations, agencies or entities funded in whole or in part by the State of Qatar remain subject to the Procurement and Auctions Law, which excludes from its scope the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
China to cap 2015 local government debt at $2.5 trillionApartment towers are seen in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen August 28, 2
China to cap 2015 local government debt at $2.5 trillion
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
Apartment towers are seen in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen August 28, 2015. BEIJING China's parliament approved on Saturday a cabinet plan to cap total outstanding local government debt at 16 trillion yuan ($2.5 trillion) this year, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Speeding Up Pace of Developing Strategy for Creation of Regions Bank - FinminTunis, — Finance Minister Slim Chaker recommended accelerating the pace of deve
Speeding Up Pace of Developing Strategy for Creation of Regions Bank - Finmin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Tunis, — Finance Minister Slim Chaker recommended accelerating the pace of developing the strategy for the creation of the bank of regions. At a workshop held Thursday in Tunis on this issue, in the presence of representatives of the German... Read more
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