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The Daily Mercury
Small businesses get behind tax cuts for big corporationsAUSTRALIAN small business owners have reacted positively to key measures introd
Small businesses get behind tax cuts for big corporations
The Daily Mercury / Posted a minute ago
AUSTRALIAN small business owners have reacted positively to key measures introduced in the recent Federal Budget, new research from MYOB reveals. Over half (56 per cent) of small businesses believe that lowering the company tax rate to 27.5 per cent... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cosatu slams govt over economic woesJohannesburg - Cosatu has accused the government of being ineffective in handli
Cosatu slams govt over economic woes
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
Johannesburg - Cosatu has accused the government of being ineffective in handling South Africa's jobs and economic crisis, warning that the country is effectively in a recession. Pulling no punches, the federation's leaders said promises by the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rand firms on emerging rallyJohannesburg - South Africa's rand firmed late on Thursday as improved global r
Rand firms on emerging rally
iol.co.za / Posted a minute ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand firmed late on Thursday as improved global risk appetite helped shift focus away from the possibility of a credit downgrade, while stocks also rose as retailers reported robust sales. At 1530 GMT the rand gained... Read more
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iol.co.za
Bruce Cleaver named as CEO of De BeersJohannesburg - Global mining company Anglo American said it appointed Bruce Cle
Bruce Cleaver named as CEO of De Beers
iol.co.za / Posted 2 minutes ago
Johannesburg - Global mining company Anglo American said it appointed Bruce Cleaver as chief executive of its diamond mining unit De Beers Group, after previous CEO Philippe Mellier decided to step down. De Beers, the world's largest diamond... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
iflix: Internet television service to launch on Indonesian shores in JuneVIDEO and movie streaming service iflix is slated to go live in Indonesia begin
iflix: Internet television service to launch on Indonesian shores in June
Asian Correspondent / Posted 3 minutes ago
VIDEO and movie streaming service iflix is slated to go live in Indonesia beginning next month, making it the fourth country to receive what is touted as South East Asia’s biggest Internet television service. With iflix, users are offered unlimited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hassabo Affirms His Support to Implementation of Development and Services Projects in Kassala StateKhartoum — Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, rece
Hassabo Affirms His Support to Implementation of Development and Services Projects in Kassala State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Khartoum — Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, received Monday in his office at the Republican Palace the Wali (governor) of Kassala State, Adam Gamaa, and affirmed his support to the implementation of services'... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Olivine Industries Eyes Return to ProfitabilityCooking oil manufacturer, Olivine Industries is eyeing a return to profitabilit
Olivine Industries Eyes Return to Profitability
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Cooking oil manufacturer, Olivine Industries is eyeing a return to profitability this year on the back of a turnaround programme which will include the resuscitation of the Buttercup margarine plant. Turnaround of the company's fortunes will be under... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Firm Agonises Over Reserve Bank Cash MeasuresPiping products manufacturer Proplastics says policy measures by Reserve Bank o
Firm Agonises Over Reserve Bank Cash Measures
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Piping products manufacturer Proplastics says policy measures by Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe to deal with cash and liquidity crisis have brought its business to a standstill as people have largely adopted a wait and see attitude. This comes as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Industry Should Link With Defence Forces - ChiwengaZimbabwe industry should invest in research and development and link with the D
Industry Should Link With Defence Forces - Chiwenga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Zimbabwe industry should invest in research and development and link with the Defence Forces and Government to promote local production and procurement to support economic growth, Defence Forces Commander General Constantine Chiwenga has said.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
HRC-SL Educate Partners On Keeping Proper Records of Matters ReferredThe Directorate of Complaints Investigations and Legal Services of the Human Ri
HRC-SL Educate Partners On Keeping Proper Records of Matters Referred
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Directorate of Complaints Investigations and Legal Services of the Human Rights Commission of Sierra Leone yesterday engaged key partners who they refer specific cases to in order to obtain vital information from in the determination of... Read more
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Coconuts Manila
Telcos release statements following Duterte's 'warning'Does this mean our Internet connection speeds will drastically improve soon? "
Telcos release statements following Duterte's 'warning'
Coconuts Manila / Posted 5 minutes ago
Does this mean our Internet connection speeds will drastically improve soon? "Following a pronouncement by incoming President Rodrigo Duterte telling them to improve their services, Globe Telecom and Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Credit Unions Must Be Free From PoliticsThe Country Director of ACDI/VOCA Farmer to Farmer program, Mr. Patrick Yattoh,
Credit Unions Must Be Free From Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Country Director of ACDI/VOCA Farmer to Farmer program, Mr. Patrick Yattoh, is calling on credit unions in Liberia to leave politics and work toward building post war Liberia. Speaking at the 5th annual assembly of the Liberia Credit Union... Read more
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DW
Monsanto and the Indian farmer suicides |Monsanto rejects Bayer's takeover bid 24.05.2016 US agribusiness giant Monsant
Monsanto and the Indian farmer suicides |
DW / Posted 5 minutes ago
Monsanto rejects Bayer's takeover bid 24.05.2016 US agribusiness giant Monsanto has rejected a multi-billion takeover bid by German pharma and crop science firm Bayer, saying the offer was too low. However, they were open to further talks on a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Four FIU Regulations to Apply to Curtail Money Laundering'To curtail money laundering in Liberia, the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) w
'Four FIU Regulations to Apply to Curtail Money Laundering'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
To curtail money laundering in Liberia, the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) will have to enforce four major regulations in the country. Alex Cuffy, Director and Chief Executive Officer of FIU, made the disclosure on Tuesday during the regular... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lawmakers Ratify U.S.$40 Milion Loan Agreement for FarmingLawmakers yesterday ratified a forty million dollar (US$40m) loan agreement tha
Lawmakers Ratify U.S.$40 Milion Loan Agreement for Farming
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
Lawmakers yesterday ratified a forty million dollar (US$40m) loan agreement that will be used to transform the farming system from subsistence to commercialised. The two interrelated agreements ratified were the financing agreement (Smallholder... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AISF Management Board Elects New ChairmanThe African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) Management Board has announced that L
AISF Management Board Elects New Chairman
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
The African Legal Support Facility (ALSF) Management Board has announced that Liberia's Cllr. Seward M. Cooper will become the Chairman of the Board effective June 30, 2016. According to a dispatch from Lusaka, Zambia, at the ALSF meeting of May 22,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Are you helping banks make an extra $17 billion a year?A new report has found overdraft fees are more than just a potential nuisance -
Are you helping banks make an extra $17 billion a year?
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 5 minutes ago
A new report has found overdraft fees are more than just a potential nuisance -- they’re a $17 billion moneymaker for banks. "In total, overdraft and (non-sufficient fund) fees cost Americans more than twice what they spend annually on eggs ($7.4... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agriculture Sector Prioritization Gets Into Full Swing As - Govt Registers Farmers NationwideBy William Q. Harmon and Gloria T.tamba Government's efforts to diversify the
Agriculture Sector Prioritization Gets Into Full Swing As - Govt Registers Farmers Nationwide
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
By William Q. Harmon and Gloria T.tamba Government's efforts to diversify the Liberian economy by shifting from its traditional crop and mineral (rubber and Iron Ore) which have lost value on the global market to the agriculture sector is gaining... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Prime Minister Vows to Continue War Against CorruptionThe Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has said the anti-graft war carried out
Prime Minister Vows to Continue War Against Corruption
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
The Prime Minister, Mr Kassim Majaliwa, has said the anti-graft war carried out by the Fifth Phase Government is sustainable, vowing that there will never be a let-up in the crusade against the vice. "The Fifth Phase Government is determined to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tarime X-Ray Services RestoredTarime — Tarime X-ray services restoredX-RAY services have finally been restore
Tarime X-Ray Services Restored
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
Tarime — Tarime X-ray services restoredX-RAY services have finally been restored at Tarime District's largest government hospital, Tarime Town Council Medical Officer (DMO) Dr Calvin Mwasha said yesterday. The DMO described the restoration of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shilling Retreats but On Track for GainThe shilling has gone down by slightly over 30/- against the US dollar since th
Shilling Retreats but On Track for Gain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The shilling has gone down by slightly over 30/- against the US dollar since the beginning of the year to yesterday. It stabilized in the last six weeks due to an increase in dollars inflow from exports which eased pressure on the local... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Demand Outweighs SupplyThe demand for domestic gas in the past five years has been increasing, though
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Demand Outweighs Supply
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The demand for domestic gas in the past five years has been increasing, though supply falls below expectations. Information from the Ministry of Water and Energy reveals that the market for Liquefied Petroleum Gas, LPG, commonly known as domestic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Financial Management - Cemac Experts Share ExperienceThe sixth annual meeting of senior budget officials of the Sub-region is underw
Financial Management - Cemac Experts Share Experience
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The sixth annual meeting of senior budget officials of the Sub-region is underway in Yaounde. Senior budget officials from the Central African Economic and Monetary Community, CEMAC, ( Cameroon, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, the Central African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB Plans to Expand Its Trade Finance Portfolio Across the ContinentThe African Development Bank is planning to expand its trade finance products a
AfDB Plans to Expand Its Trade Finance Portfolio Across the Continent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
The African Development Bank is planning to expand its trade finance products across the continent in the coming years as it seeks to bridge the existing funding gap to support trade transactions. This would help address critical market demand for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB and Cameroon Sign $1.726-Million Grant From the Global Environment Facility for Environmental Adaptation of Broadband DevelopmentOn Thursday, May 26, 2016 the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Gov
AfDB and Cameroon Sign $1.726-Million Grant From the Global Environment Facility for Environmental Adaptation of Broadband Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
On Thursday, May 26, 2016 the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Government of the Republic of Cameroon signed an agreement under which the Global Environment Facility (GEF) will provide a grant of US $1,726,484 to support environmental... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
State Supports Local ContractorsPresident John Magufuli addresses the Annual General Meeting of the Contractors
State Supports Local Contractors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 minutes ago
President John Magufuli addresses the Annual General Meeting of the Contractors' Registration Board (CRB) in Dar es Salaam. The theme of the meeting is 'Deliberate Capacity Building of Contractors for Sustainable Economic Development; Challenges and... Read more
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The Courier Mail
One more way Queenslanders ruleWHETHER it’s missing a bus, spending too long in front of the mirror or hitting
One more way Queenslanders rule
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 minutes ago
WHETHER it’s missing a bus, spending too long in front of the mirror or hitting snooze a few too many times on the alarm clock, most of us have been late to work before. Some of us, however, are more susceptible than others. South Australians,... Read more
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International Business Times
UK consumer confidence improves in May but Brexit uncertainty weighs on outlook Confidence among British consumers grew in May but the uncertainty surrounding
UK consumer confidence improves in May but Brexit uncertainty weighs on outlook
International Business Times / Posted 8 minutes ago
Confidence among British consumers grew in May but the uncertainty surrounding the upcoming referendum on the European Union continued to pose a threat to the longer-term outlook, a survey revealed on Friday (27 May). Market research firm GfK said... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Problem of plenty: Why farmers are shedding tears over onion pricesOnion prices are once again making people cry. Only this time, it’s not the con
Problem of plenty: Why farmers are shedding tears over onion prices
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 minutes ago
Onion prices are once again making people cry. Only this time, it’s not the consumer but the farmer who is reeling in despair. A bumper production this year in Maharashtra and other states has impacted the wholesale prices of onions at vegetable... Read more
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The North West Star
Deal secures Balmain's future in Wests Tigers joint ventureWests and Balmain have agreed an $8.5 million deal that will ensure the financi
Deal secures Balmain's future in Wests Tigers joint venture
The North West Star / Posted 8 minutes ago
Wests and Balmain have agreed an $8.5 million deal that will ensure the financial future of Wests Tigers. Balmain's ongoing involvement in Wests Tigers has been secured after the finalisation of an $8.5 million deal giving control of the joint... Read more
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