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AllAfrica.com
Stakeholders Urge SON to Monitor Steel Bar ProductionIn line with the passion for safe building industry, stakeholders have urged th
Stakeholders Urge SON to Monitor Steel Bar Production
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
In line with the passion for safe building industry, stakeholders have urged the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and other regulatory bodies to ensure that production of reinforcement bars and steel in Nigeria complies with prescribed... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Global currency collapse: Winners and losersGlobal currencies are crashing left and right. Russia's ruble and Mexico's pes
Global currency collapse: Winners and losers
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 minutes ago
Global currencies are crashing left and right. Russia's ruble and Mexico's peso recently hit all-time lows against the dollar. The currencies of Colombia, Argentina and Brazil are all down 28% or more in the past 12 months. Turkey and South Africa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
TSA - FG Has Daily Balance of N2.2 TrillionMinister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun Monday in Abuja disclosed that the federa
TSA - FG Has Daily Balance of N2.2 Trillion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Minister of Finance Mrs. Kemi Adeosun Monday in Abuja disclosed that the federal government has a balance of N2.2 trillion in the Single Treasury Account on a daily basis. Delivering a keynote address at a one day Treasury Single Account workshop... Read more
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CBC.ca
'It's a difficult market environment': European shares hit 16-month lowEuropean equities hit a 16-month low on Monday, extending the previous week's h
'It's a difficult market environment': European shares hit 16-month low
CBC.ca / Posted 2 minutes ago
European equities hit a 16-month low on Monday, extending the previous week's hefty losses, with cyclical sectors such as banking and automobiles bearing the brunt of a broader sell-off. The FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares fell 2.1 per... Read more
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asianage
Germany: Stun guns in demand amid security concernsPrague-based Euro Security Products, or ESP, has been flooded by new orders fro
Germany: Stun guns in demand amid security concerns
asianage / Posted 2 minutes ago
Prague-based Euro Security Products, or ESP, has been flooded by new orders from Germany for stun guns and can't keep up with demand. Prague: After the attacks in Paris and New Year's security scares, Germans have been snapping up self-defense... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
BT finance chief to step down BT Group undated handout photo of the Finance Director Tony Chanmugam who is
BT finance chief to step down
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 minutes ago
BT Group undated handout photo of the Finance Director Tony Chanmugam who is to step down from his role. The firm said that Chanmugam, who first took up his post in 2008, "may step down later this year". See PA story... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Npower to cut average prices by 5.2pc File photo dated 07/12/12 of npower bills, as the gas and electricity provide
Npower to cut average prices by 5.2pc
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 minutes ago
File photo dated 07/12/12 of npower bills, as the gas and electricity provider has announced a 5.2% reduction in prices, cutting its standard domestic gas tariff by £32. Picture: Andy Hepburn/PA Wire Big Six... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tourism, Construction Capable of Stimulating EconomySelebi Phikwe — University of Botswana economist, Dr Jonah Tlhalefang, says it
Tourism, Construction Capable of Stimulating Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Selebi Phikwe — University of Botswana economist, Dr Jonah Tlhalefang, says it is critical to invest on sectors that could stimulate the economy. Dr Tlhalefang said this during a 2016/2017 budget review meeting organised by Stanbic Bank and Business... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Legal Platform - How the Law Protects Brand Owners, ConsumersThe current business environment and level of competitiveness presents a number
Legal Platform - How the Law Protects Brand Owners, Consumers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The current business environment and level of competitiveness presents a number of challenges to both businesses and consumers. One of the challenges relates to the use (by two or more competitors) of trademarks which somehow appear to be similar in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Telecoms Is Biggest Democracy Dividend - NCCNearly 17 years after the return of democratic governance to Nigeria, telecommu
Telecoms Is Biggest Democracy Dividend - NCC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Nearly 17 years after the return of democratic governance to Nigeria, telecommunications remains the biggest dividend from this democracy, according to the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Global Economic Impact of IOTs to Hit U.S.$11 Trillion By 2025'The Internet of Things (IoTs) will generate over $11 trillion by 2025 with as m
'Global Economic Impact of IOTs to Hit U.S.$11 Trillion By 2025'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Internet of Things (IoTs) will generate over $11 trillion by 2025 with as many as 100 billion connected IoT devices, Cisco and Arit of Africa have said. Speaking at a forum for consumers organised by the companies in Abuja, Arit's technology... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Inflation to Be At Double Digit This Year - NBSThe macroeconomic forecasts published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS
Inflation to Be At Double Digit This Year - NBS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The macroeconomic forecasts published by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on the nation's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), inflation, and merchandise trade spanning 2016 to 2019 indicated that the inflation figure will be at double digit sometime... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Telecom Sector Contributed N1.39 Trillion to GDP in Third Quarter - NBSThe telecommunications sector contributed N1.39 trillion to Nigeria's Gross Dom
Telecom Sector Contributed N1.39 Trillion to GDP in Third Quarter - NBS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The telecommunications sector contributed N1.39 trillion to Nigeria's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the third quarter of last year. This was revealed in a report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) at the weekend in Abuja. The... Read more
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DW
Allianz gets foot into US renewables market | Business |German insurer Allianz and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have committed the tax
Allianz gets foot into US renewables market | Business |
DW / Posted 3 minutes ago
German insurer Allianz and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have committed the tax equity for two wind farms in the US developed by EDF Renewable Energy, which has played a leading role in getting wind projects in the United States off the ground. The... Read more
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asianage
Germany Stun guns in demand amid security concernsPrague-based Euro Security Products, or ESP, has been flooded by new orders fro
Germany Stun guns in demand amid security concerns
asianage / Posted 3 minutes ago
Prague-based Euro Security Products, or ESP, has been flooded by new orders from Germany for stun guns and can't keep up with demand. Prague: After the attacks in Paris and New Year's security scares, Germans have been snapping up self-defense... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fortis Bank, Lafarge to Produce 500 Houses This YearFortis Microfinance Bank Plc and cement producing firm Lafarge on Thursday sign
Fortis Bank, Lafarge to Produce 500 Houses This Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Fortis Microfinance Bank Plc and cement producing firm Lafarge on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Abuja for low cost housing. According to the MoU, Fortis Microfinance Bank will produce 500 homes for buyers within this year... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pact to Support Steel SectorPretoria — Government is working closely with stakeholders in the steel sector
Pact to Support Steel Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Pretoria — Government is working closely with stakeholders in the steel sector to secure an agreement to support the country's primary steel production capabilities. The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) said the steel crisis is as a result of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanbic IBTC to Support Businesses GrowthLagos — Stanbic IBTC Bank has restated its commitment to ensure businesses grow
Stanbic IBTC to Support Businesses Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Lagos — Stanbic IBTC Bank has restated its commitment to ensure businesses grow in a sustainable way, in line with its pledge to move individuals and businesses forward. Executive Director, Personal and Business Banking of the bank, Mr. Babatunde... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia Fails to Meet Textile Export TargetsAddis Ababa — Ethiopia has failed to meet export targets for textile exports.
Ethiopia Fails to Meet Textile Export Targets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Addis Ababa — Ethiopia has failed to meet export targets for textile exports. Last week, the Ethiopian Textile Industry Development Institute (EDITI) said exports for the first six months of Ethiopian fiscal year 2015-16 are lagging behind the plan... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda Opens Doors for Business GrowthKigali — Rwanda continues to seek ways to address existing bottlenecks that aff
Rwanda Opens Doors for Business Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
Kigali — Rwanda continues to seek ways to address existing bottlenecks that affect trade development along the Northern and the Central corridors and the wider market, a process the government believes cannot be successful without the private sector... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aairtel Opens Mchinji Express ShopMalawi's leading telecommunications company Artel on Friday opened an Express S
Aairtel Opens Mchinji Express Shop
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Malawi's leading telecommunications company Artel on Friday opened an Express Shop in Mchinji district. Speaking during the opening ceremony, Customer Experience Director Sibusiso Nyasulu said as a caring brand Airtel believe that customers deserve... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Offers Investment PortalKampala — The government through Uganda Investment Authority is launching a One
Uganda Offers Investment Portal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Kampala — The government through Uganda Investment Authority is launching a One Stop Centre web portal for both foreign and local investors. "The benefits of the web portal are multiple and include Improve efficiency in delivery of investor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda's Used Car Importers Decry New Tax That Has Increased Sale PriceRwanda Revenue Authority has started implementing a new tax methodology which i
Rwanda's Used Car Importers Decry New Tax That Has Increased Sale Price
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Rwanda Revenue Authority has started implementing a new tax methodology which is expected to increase the price of used cars. However, this has sent shock waves among both used car importers and buyers, who are concerned about the price increase... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Burundi Refugees Boon for TradeLess than a year since the Burundian refugees started fleeing to Rwanda to esca
Burundi Refugees Boon for Trade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Less than a year since the Burundian refugees started fleeing to Rwanda to escape a political crisis in their country, the impact of their presence is already being felt in the Rwandan commercial scene. The Burundian refugees have generally settled... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shortage of Low-Cost Houses Is Still a Challenge to Growing KigaliDespite Kigali's rapid urbanisation, the city still struggles to widen the hous
Shortage of Low-Cost Houses Is Still a Challenge to Growing Kigali
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
Despite Kigali's rapid urbanisation, the city still struggles to widen the housing supply gap for residents with the lowest income. Shortage of affordable dwellings is one the biggest challenges the growing capital city faces as developers prefer... Read more
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Finextra
Switzerland needs to become more fintech friendly or risk irrelevanceSwitzerland's potential as a European fintech hub is being damaged by lack of G
Switzerland needs to become more fintech friendly or risk irrelevance
Finextra / Posted 5 minutes ago
Switzerland's potential as a European fintech hub is being damaged by lack of Government and bank support and a shortage of investment capital, according to a new report by Ernst & Young and Swiss Finance + Technology Association. Despite the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mining Heavyweights Descend On Cape TownLocal and international mining industry heavyweights will descend on Cape Town
Mining Heavyweights Descend On Cape Town
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
Local and international mining industry heavyweights will descend on Cape Town for the 2016 Investing in African Mining Indaba taking place from February 8 to 11. The indaba takes place against the backdrop of a slump in metal prices amid China's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Regional Integration of Securities Is UsefulRecently, the East African Securities Exchange Association (EASEA) met to once
Regional Integration of Securities Is Useful
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 minutes ago
Recently, the East African Securities Exchange Association (EASEA) met to once again highlight the need to fast-track integration of the capital markets. There are currently independent stock markets in Dar es Salaam, Kampala, Kigali and Nairobi... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Signs of Japanese slowdown: OECDLeading indicators point to slower Japanese growth, Chinese stabilisation. Jap
Signs of Japanese slowdown: OECD
The Courier Mail / Posted 5 minutes ago
Leading indicators point to slower Japanese growth, Chinese stabilisation. Japan's economy may slow over coming months, while there are signs that China's economy is stabilising, according to leading indicators released on Monday by the Organisation... Read more
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International Business Times
UK government may be forced to impose sudden tax rises to reach 2019 surplus target Chancellor George Osborne may be forced to hike taxes or impose further spendin
UK government may be forced to impose sudden tax rises to reach 2019 surplus target
International Business Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Chancellor George Osborne may be forced to hike taxes or impose further spending cuts "with very little notice" if he wants to meet his surplus target, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) has said in a damning report. The respected think tank said... Read more
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