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Brisbane Times
China, results, jobs to weigh on investorsASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and Europea
China, results, jobs to weigh on investors
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 hours ago
ASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and European markets rallied strongly on Friday, boosted by financial and mining sectors. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The Australian market is set to open higher on Monday, with... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
China, results, jobs to weigh on investorsASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and Europea
China, results, jobs to weigh on investors
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
ASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and European markets rallied strongly on Friday, boosted by financial and mining sectors. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The Australian market is set to open higher on Monday, with... Read more
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The Age
China, results, jobs to weigh on investorsASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and Europea
China, results, jobs to weigh on investors
The Age / Posted 6 hours ago
ASX futures are pointing to a gain of 87 points on Monday, after US and European markets rallied strongly on Friday, boosted by financial and mining sectors. Photo: Jessica Shapiro The Australian market is set to open higher on Monday, with... Read more
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Daily News
[Parliament]-war crimes or not, Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Dr Harsha de Silva said. He
[Parliament]-
Daily News / Posted yesterday
war crimes or not, Foreign Affairs Deputy Minister Dr Harsha de Silva said. He was replying to a supplementary question raised by UPFA MP Udaya Gammanpila. Gammanpila queried as to whether the Government had come under any international... Read more
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International Business Times
Iran: UK politicians demand harder line on country's human rights record MPs and peers have demanded the UK government addresses Iran's human rights rec
Iran: UK politicians demand harder line on country's human rights record
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
MPs and peers have demanded the UK government addresses Iran's human rights record, making a thawing of bilateral relations subject to such an improvement. A policy document signed by the parliamentarians was presented to president-elect of the... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
House rulesBahaaeddin Abu Shukka, secretary-general of the Wafd Party and chairman of the
House rules
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
Bahaaeddin Abu Shukka, secretary-general of the Wafd Party and chairman of the 25-member committee in charge of amending the House of Representatives’ internal regulations, says the committee has finished its work and a draft of bylaws will be ready... Read more
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CTV News
Promises kept, broken during Trudeau's first 100 days in powerOTTAWA -- Promises, promises. Justin Trudeau made 214 of them during last fall
Promises kept, broken during Trudeau's first 100 days in power
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
OTTAWA -- Promises, promises. Justin Trudeau made 214 of them during last fall's marathon election campaign, according to TrudeauMetre.ca, a non-partisan, citizen-driven website that tracks if and when the prime minister delivers on his... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Sona 2016: Business as usual for ZumaThe 2016 State of the Nation address (Sona) had a few bright spots, but it is u
Sona 2016: Business as usual for Zuma
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
The 2016 State of the Nation address (Sona) had a few bright spots, but it is unlikely enough to restore confidence in South Africa and convince ratings agencies not to downgrade the country’s credit rating. It will be left to Pravin Gordhan’s... Read more
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International Business Times
South African President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in full South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's annual State of the Nation was constantly
South African President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation address in full
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma's annual State of the Nation was constantly heckled by opposition lawmakers inside the parliament. The president went ahead with his address despite constant disruption. Here's Zuma's statement in full: Good... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Finance stocks drop as trading week endsaround levels last seen in 2013. Finance stocks have been part of a global sel
Finance stocks drop as trading week ends
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
around levels last seen in 2013. Finance stocks have been part of a global selloff, down by about 2 per cent. The Commonwealth Bank lost 97 cents to $73.33, Westpac lost 73 cents to $28.06, ANZ shed 53 cents to $22.18, while the NAB lost 46... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Oil price fall not all bad, says RBABank governor Glenn Stevens says. Oil-producing countries have suffered a loss
Oil price fall not all bad, says RBA
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Bank governor Glenn Stevens says. Oil-producing countries have suffered a loss of income, while investment in exploration and productive capacity are being cut back, he told a parliamentary committee on Friday. But the fall in oil prices to... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economyNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economy
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation, the country's president... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economyNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economy
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation, the country's president... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economyNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) � Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economy
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 2 days ago
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) � Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation, the country's president... Read more
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Business Spectator
RBA boss faces grillingVolatility on global financial markets and the possibility of a further rate cu
RBA boss faces grilling
Business Spectator / Posted 2 days ago
Volatility on global financial markets and the possibility of a further rate cut will be key issues facing the head of the Reserve Bank as he fronts a parliamentary committee. RBA governor Glenn Stevens faces his biannual grilling by the House of... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economyNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economy
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 2 days ago
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation, the country's president... Read more
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Salon.com
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economyNICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economy
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation, the country’s president... Read more
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Daily Herald
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economyNICOSIA, Cyprus -- Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have
Cyprus president: peace talks headway on governance, economy
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
NICOSIA, Cyprus -- Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation, the country's president said... Read more
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ABC News
Cyprus President: Peace Talks Headway on Governance, EconomyPeace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant p
Cyprus President: Peace Talks Headway on Governance, Economy
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
Peace talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation, the country's president said Thursday. Briefing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Suman Bery: The promise and perils of youthmidstI happened to be in Delhi last December at the time the Rajya Sabha was ta
Suman Bery: The promise and perils of youth
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
midstI happened to be in Delhi last December at the time the Rajya Sabha was taking up the Juvenile Justice Bill 2015 for consideration. There was public uproar around a provision in the Bill that juveniles aged between 16 and 18, accused of... Read more
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express
Cameron's Brussels deal in trouble as ‘100 Tory MPs to defy PM on EU’ AROUND 100 Tory MPs will defy David Cameron by openly campaigning to quit the
Cameron's Brussels deal in trouble as ‘100 Tory MPs to defy PM on EU’
express / Posted 3 days ago
AROUND 100 Tory MPs will defy David Cameron by openly campaigning to quit the EU, one of the party's most senior parliamentary figures predicted last night. Around 100 Tory MPs... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
“Petroleum 2016” Bill seeks to increase quantum of punishment for lawbreakerspunishment for violators of the petroleum law. The Petroleum Bill-2016 is mean
“Petroleum 2016” Bill seeks to increase quantum of punishment for lawbreakers
Bdnews24.com / Posted 3 days ago
punishment for violators of the petroleum law. The Petroleum Bill-2016 is meant to do away with the 1986 ordinance based on an amended version of the Petroleum Law 1934. The proposed new legislation, among other recommendations, seeks to bring... Read more
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The New Statesman
Pegida UK: the new face of Britain’s far-right movement, and how to challenge itpanoramic view of the Palace of Westminster and Parliament Square. It is an app
Pegida UK: the new face of Britain’s far-right movement, and how to challenge it
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
panoramic view of the Palace of Westminster and Parliament Square. It is an appropriately grand vantage point for one of the most influential MPs. As the chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee, Brady is an essential... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | The legacy of Europe's worst battlepanoramic view of the Palace of Westminster and Parliament Square. It is an app
In this week's magazine | The legacy of Europe's worst battle
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
panoramic view of the Palace of Westminster and Parliament Square. It is an appropriately grand vantage point for one of the most influential MPs. As the chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee, Brady is an essential... Read more
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The New Statesman
The New Statesman Cover | The legacy of Europe's worst battlepanoramic view of the Palace of Westminster and Parliament Square. It is an app
The New Statesman Cover | The legacy of Europe's worst battle
The New Statesman / Posted 4 days ago
panoramic view of the Palace of Westminster and Parliament Square. It is an appropriately grand vantage point for one of the most influential MPs. As the chairman of the Conservative backbench 1922 Committee, Brady is an essential... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Minister under pressure to clear way for wind farm to ease power crisisTasmanian power crisis: Minister under pressure to clear way for west coast win
Minister under pressure to clear way for wind farm to ease power crisis
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 4 days ago
Tasmanian power crisis: Minister under pressure to clear way for west coast wind farm Tasmania's Energy Minister Matthew Groom is under pressure to resolve a hold-up on a planned wind farm in the state's north-west. Key points: West Coast Wind has... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Sona: Under the shadow of the securocratsParliament, last week, insisted there was “nothing special or different” about
Sona: Under the shadow of the securocrats
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
Parliament, last week, insisted there was “nothing special or different” about the SONA security. Yes, there have been meetings relating to security and attention given to some aspects, said Speaker Baleka Mbete, but this “we will not discuss here.... Read more
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The News-Times
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in AmericaFormer pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself.
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in America
The News-Times / Posted 4 days ago
Former pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself. Shkreli is the 32-year old one-time Wall Street wunderkind who went on to launch a couple drug companies and was subsequently dubbed the "Most-Hated Man" in America a few... Read more
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Connecticut Post
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in AmericaFormer pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself.
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in America
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Former pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself. Shkreli is the 32-year old one-time Wall Street wunderkind who went on to launch a couple drug companies and was subsequently dubbed the "Most-Hated Man" in America a few... Read more
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Greenwich Time
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in AmericaFormer pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself.
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in America
Greenwich Time / Posted 4 days ago
Former pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself. Shkreli is the 32-year old one-time Wall Street wunderkind who went on to launch a couple drug companies and was subsequently dubbed the "Most-Hated Man" in America a few... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Parliamentary panel prods energy ministry to cut fuel oil pricesThe recommendation came from a meeting of the parliamentary standing committee
Parliamentary panel prods energy ministry to cut fuel oil prices
Bdnews24.com / Posted 4 days ago
The recommendation came from a meeting of the parliamentary standing committee on power, energy and mineral resources ministry on Tuesday amidst call from different quarters including businesses. Committee member Md Atiur Rahman Atik told... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in AmericaFormer pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself.
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in America
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
Former pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself. Shkreli is the 32-year old one-time Wall Street wunderkind who went on to launch a couple drug companies and was subsequently dubbed the "Most-Hated Man" in America a few... Read more
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Entrpreneur
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in AmericaFormer pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself.
5 PR Tips for Martin Shkreli AKA the 'Most-Hated Man' in America
Entrpreneur / Posted 5 days ago
Former pharmaceutical company CEO, Martin Shkreli can't seem to help himself. Shkreli is the 32-year old one-time Wall Street wunderkind who went on to launch a couple drug companies and was subsequently dubbed the "Most-Hated Man" in America a few... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Utilise Undeveloped Land, Local Investors Toldinvestors should utilise the vast undeveloped land in the country to set up agr
Utilise Undeveloped Land, Local Investors Told
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
investors should utilise the vast undeveloped land in the country to set up agricultural processing industries that could contribute to wealth creation in the country. ZDA director general Patrick Chisanga said the country still had vast... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Key House Teams to Be Reconstituted As Session OpensBy John Ngirachu and Isaac Ongiri Three crucial parliamentary committees are s
Key House Teams to Be Reconstituted As Session Opens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
By John Ngirachu and Isaac Ongiri Three crucial parliamentary committees are set to be reconstituted as the National Assembly and the Senate start their fourth session this week after a lengthy Christmas break. The reconstitution of the Public... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Pakistan wants peace in the region: Nawaz SharifMUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan wants peace in
Pakistan wants peace in the region: Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that Pakistan wants peace in the region; it does not want confrontation with India. He reiterated that the Kashmir issue should be sorted out through dialogue. “It is not possible that one part of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
CSIRO cuts: Without climate modelling, we won't be able to adapt A well-resourced CSIRO is crucial if we're going to adapt to climate change.
CSIRO cuts: Without climate modelling, we won't be able to adapt
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
A well-resourced CSIRO is crucial if we're going to adapt to climate change. But instead, the rug has been pulled out from beneath it, writes Tom Quinn. The cuts to climate science... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Labour MP Harry Harpham dies from cancer, aged 61Deeply upset to learn of Harry Harpham's death. Sheffield has lost a wonderful
Labour MP Harry Harpham dies from cancer, aged 61
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Deeply upset to learn of Harry Harpham's death. Sheffield has lost a wonderful MP. My thoughts are with his family. https://t.co/5ePc7vlwwk Harry Harpham MP a big loss. Brilliant comrade, always cheerful. A coal miner is the finest traditions of... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & ClarificationsLife: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
Life: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America. Liz Cheney's name was incorrect on USA TODAY's Sept. 10 Best-Selling Books list. News: An earlier version of the following story misstated whom... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Only 500 Schools Pending in Electricity PlanNairobi — Only Five hundred and five primary schools out of 22,599 are yet to b
Only 500 Schools Pending in Electricity Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Nairobi — Only Five hundred and five primary schools out of 22,599 are yet to be connected to the power grid as of January 31 this year. Releasing the data provided by the Rural Electrification Authority (REA) and Kenya Power, Energy Cabinet... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electrification Drive Missed Target By 5,726 Schools, Says KeterThe Energy Ministry Thursday said contractors missed the January 31 public scho
Electrification Drive Missed Target By 5,726 Schools, Says Keter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Energy Ministry Thursday said contractors missed the January 31 public schools electrification project by 5,726 primary schools. Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter said this was caused by delayed funds and lack of data on all public schools... Read more
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FOX News
Costly bid to address Flint's poison water could become 'poison pill' for energy billThe pathway to approving a bipartisan energy modernization bill in the Senate f
Costly bid to address Flint's poison water could become 'poison pill' for energy bill
FOX News / Posted 9 days ago
The pathway to approving a bipartisan energy modernization bill in the Senate flows through the corroded, toxic water pipes of Flint, Mich. Hopes were high last week to quickly advance the bipartisan energy measure, championed by Senate Energy and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Takes Back BoT OrderDodoma — The government yesterday reversed its directive requiring local author
Govt Takes Back BoT Order
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Dodoma — The government yesterday reversed its directive requiring local authorities to move their banking operation to the Bank of Tanzania (BoT), allowing them to retain revenue they collect from their own sources. Minister in the President's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Auditor General Names Govt Errant Spendersreport by the Auditor General has found that the ministry of local government,
Auditor General Names Govt Errant Spenders
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
report by the Auditor General has found that the ministry of local government, Uganda Bureau of Statistics (Ubos) and the Parliamentary Commission trail other government units in terms of budgetary discipline. The report, covering the year ended... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
New job for Nickel Belt's MPNickel Belt Liberal MP Marc Serre has been appointed a member of the National S
New job for Nickel Belt's MP
The Sudbury Star / Posted 10 days ago
Nickel Belt Liberal MP Marc Serre has been appointed a member of the National Standing Committee on Natural Resources, a body that will have an active role in reviewing bills, government activities and expenditures. The committee will also examine... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cosatu wants jobs before profitsCape Town - Cosatu and the Cape Chamber of Commerce have called for the Public
Cosatu wants jobs before profits
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Cape Town - Cosatu and the Cape Chamber of Commerce have called for the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) to invest in job creation projects instead of focusing on profits. The two organisations made the call in Parliament on Wednesday during... Read more
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thebee
Energy Firm's Payments To Charity InvestigatedAn investigation is being launched into claims an elderly people's charity prom
Energy Firm's Payments To Charity Investigated
thebee / Posted 10 days ago
An investigation is being launched into claims an elderly people's charity promoted expensive energy tariffs to pensioners in exchange for a fee. Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has asked watchdog OFGEM to look into the allegations in the Sun that E.ON... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ewura Comes Under Siege As Traders Seek to Curb Its PowersDar es Salaam — Some fuel dealers have launched a campaign to have the Energy a
Ewura Comes Under Siege As Traders Seek to Curb Its Powers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Dar es Salaam — Some fuel dealers have launched a campaign to have the Energy and Water Utilities Regulatory Authority (Ewura) disbanded over stringent regulations they view as anti-business. The campaign involves a number of MPs and influential... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The ABCC weapon of mass distraction The Government knows its ABCC bill is doomed to stall in the Senate, but it a
The ABCC weapon of mass distraction
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
The Government knows its ABCC bill is doomed to stall in the Senate, but it allows them to keep up the pressure on Labor and the unions while there is very little else to talk about, writes Terry Barnes. The 2016... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
WB Funds Remain IdleAbout US$648 million World Bank Group financing portfolio for Zambia has been l
WB Funds Remain Idle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
About US$648 million World Bank Group financing portfolio for Zambia has been lying idle since 2010 due to the complexity and comprehensive planning prior to the disbursements. World Bank Zambia senior operations officer Chrissie Kamwendo said of... Read more
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