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AllAfrica.com
Landing At RIA--a Scary Experience Each TimeRobert Philips, Contributing Writer Have you traveled to beautiful Liberia? Afr
Landing At RIA--a Scary Experience Each Time
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Robert Philips, Contributing Writer Have you traveled to beautiful Liberia? Africa's oldest Republic, the last frontier and land where freed African slaves settled from the USA, a safe haven for members of Black Panthers Party and a country that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Countries Show Mixed Results in Quality of Policies and InstitutionsAbidjan — The World Bank's latest review of government policies and institution
African Countries Show Mixed Results in Quality of Policies and Institutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Abidjan — The World Bank's latest review of government policies and institutions in Africa shows that half of the region's countries posted relatively weak performance in their policy environment supporting development and poverty reduction in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bomi Schools Can't Hold Growing Number of Students - CEOBomi County Education Officer (CEO), J. Seo Davies, has expressed fear that the
Bomi Schools Can't Hold Growing Number of Students - CEO
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Bomi County Education Officer (CEO), J. Seo Davies, has expressed fear that the local school system lacks the capacity to accommodate the growing number of students in the county. CEO Davies said some schools, especially the elementary divisions,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pres. Sirleaf Submits U.S.$12 Million Loan Accord for RatificationA US$12 million loan agreement signed between Liberia and the Arab Bank for Eco
Pres. Sirleaf Submits U.S.$12 Million Loan Accord for Ratification
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
A US$12 million loan agreement signed between Liberia and the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa has been submitted by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the National Legislature for ratification. President Sirleaf, in a communication to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nickel Mines Targets Site ProcessingCONSOLIDATED Nickel Mines Limited (CNM), a wholly owned company of Mabiza Resou
Nickel Mines Targets Site Processing
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
CONSOLIDATED Nickel Mines Limited (CNM), a wholly owned company of Mabiza Resources Limited, is looking for a possibility of processing nickel into metal at Munali Nickel Mine in Mazabuka in Southern Province. CNM managing director Simon Purkiss... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lungu to Make Major Pronouncement On Kawambwa TeaPRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is this week expected to make a major pronouncement borde
Lungu to Make Major Pronouncement On Kawambwa Tea
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu is this week expected to make a major pronouncement bordering on the revitalisation of assets at Kawambwa Tea Company in a bid to create jobs for the local people. This will be during a three-day working visit to Luapula... Read more
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Weekly Times
Only Coalition has plan for regionsAS A state with a strong primary production economy, and with Australia’s large
Only Coalition has plan for regions
Weekly Times / Posted a minute ago
AS A state with a strong primary production economy, and with Australia’s largest container port, it is vital for Victoria that Australia has a strong economy and a government that is committed to its rural industries. The reality in this election... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
United Bank of Africa, Zampost PartnerUNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) and the Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOS
United Bank of Africa, Zampost Partner
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
UNITED Bank for Africa (UBA) and the Zambia Postal Services Corporation (ZAMPOST) have partnered in the payment of salaries for civil servants mainly in remote parts of the country. The Civil Servants Salary Payment project, under which the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Recalls Nerfund StaffThe Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday directed staff of the Nat
Minister Recalls Nerfund Staff
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, yesterday directed staff of the National Economic Reconstruction Fund (NERFUND) to immediately return to their duty posts as the crisis within the organisation had been resolved. The Director of... Read more
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Weekly Times
Bioscience hub to milk technologyFURTHERING plant breeding technology and improving the reliability of DNA-based
Bioscience hub to milk technology
Weekly Times / Posted a minute ago
FURTHERING plant breeding technology and improving the reliability of DNA-based genomic selection in dairy cattle is the focus of the new bioscience hub called DairyBio. The Dairy Futures CRC will finish tomorrow with the cessation of a Federal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Governor Concerned About Encroachment On Lapsset LandDeputy Governor Eric Mugo has expressed concern over the high number of people
Deputy Governor Concerned About Encroachment On Lapsset Land
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Deputy Governor Eric Mugo has expressed concern over the high number of people encroaching on land earmarked for the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) Corridor Project. Part of the Sh2.5 trillion project is set to be established at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taxi Violence CondemnedPretoria — Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has condemned the use of violence in
Taxi Violence Condemned
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Pretoria — Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has condemned the use of violence in the taxi industry to resolve disputes. Transport Minister Dipuo Peters has condemned the use of violence in the taxi industry to resolve disputes. "I therefore call... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
N$1.3 Million Spent On Furniture for Finance Ministry's New OfficesWindhoek — Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein has revealed that close to N$1
N$1.3 Million Spent On Furniture for Finance Ministry's New Offices
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Windhoek — Minister of Finance Calle Schlettwein has revealed that close to N$1.3 million was spent on furnishing an entire floor of the new head office of the ministry in Windhoek's Moltke Street. Furniture for only the minister's office was... Read more
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Weekly Times
Mules-free transition urgedAUSTRALIAN sheep producers need to start preparing gen­etically for a mulesing-
Mules-free transition urged
Weekly Times / Posted a minute ago
AUSTRALIAN sheep producers need to start preparing gen­etically for a mulesing-free industry, a New Zealand-based researcher has warned. Mark Ferguson, of New Zealand Merino, told the audience at the Best Wool/Best Lamb conference in Bendigo last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UK Train Rig Ships for Cameroon DrillingJohannesburg — VICTORIA Oil & Gas, the United Kingdom firm, announced its train
UK Train Rig Ships for Cameroon Drilling
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Johannesburg — VICTORIA Oil & Gas, the United Kingdom firm, announced its train rig had shipped to Cameroon ahead of drilling activities in the Central African country. The equipment has arrived by ship to Douala port and the 2,756 tonnes of bulk... Read more
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Weekly Times
Former co-op chairman ‘so upset’A FORMER Murray Goulburn chairman has broken his silence on the price drop and
Former co-op chairman ‘so upset’
Weekly Times / Posted a minute ago
A FORMER Murray Goulburn chairman has broken his silence on the price drop and money claw-back, saying he is “so upset” about what has happened. John Hewlett, who was MG chairman for 12 years and retired in 1993, has written to The Weekly Times... Read more
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CNBC
Stocks recover half of Brexit losses with Dow up triple digitsThe Dow transports climbed more than 1.5 percent. The Nasdaq composite rose 1 p
Stocks recover half of Brexit losses with Dow up triple digits
CNBC / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Dow transports climbed more than 1.5 percent. The Nasdaq composite rose 1 percent, with the iShares Nasdaq Biotechnology ETF (IBB) trading more than 1 percent higher. The U.S. dollar index traded about 0.6 percent lower with the euro near $1.112... Read more
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CNBC
Weaker pound may spur UK luxury real estate after referendumTeacher warned Brexit might damage the perception of London property as a "safe
Weaker pound may spur UK luxury real estate after referendum
CNBC / Posted 3 minutes ago
Teacher warned Brexit might damage the perception of London property as a "safe-haven" investment, driving international investors' "golden bricks" elsewhere. On Wednesday, the CEO of BLP Insurance, which specializes in property, highlighted that... Read more
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Reuters
Apollo Global to buy Diamond Resorts for $2.2 billionApollo Global's offer of $30.25 per share in cash represents a premium of about
Apollo Global to buy Diamond Resorts for $2.2 billion
Reuters / Posted 3 minutes ago
Apollo Global's offer of $30.25 per share in cash represents a premium of about 26 percent to Diamond Resorts' closing stock price on Tuesday. Diamond Resort's shares rose to $29.92 in early trading. The hospitality and vacation ownership... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. lifts 'too big to fail' designation of GE's financing unitThe logo of U.S. conglomerate General Electric is pictured at the company's sit
U.S. lifts 'too big to fail' designation of GE's financing unit
Reuters / Posted 3 minutes ago
The logo of U.S. conglomerate General Electric is pictured at the company's site in Belfort, in this April 27, 2014 file photo. Lender GE Capital is no longer "too big to fail" - the U.S. government on Wednesday removed its "systemically important"... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. pending home sales drop 3.7 percent in MayA home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, in Virginia in this M
U.S. pending home sales drop 3.7 percent in May
Reuters / Posted 3 minutes ago
A home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, in Virginia in this March 27, 2014 file photo. WASHINGTON Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes fell more than expected in May, a sign that the housing market was losing steam in the... Read more
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CNBC
Alaska could put an end to oil checks paid to residents since 1982As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth check
Alaska could put an end to oil checks paid to residents since 1982
CNBC / Posted 3 minutes ago
As Alaska faces a multibillion dollar budget deficit, the oil fund wealth checks distributed yearly to nearly every Alaskan could be on the chopping block. It could mean the first time in more than 30 years that most Alaskans won't get a check from... Read more
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CNBC
Pending home sales down 3.7%, marking first annual drop in two years"With demand holding firm this spring and homes selling even faster than a year
Pending home sales down 3.7%, marking first annual drop in two years
CNBC / Posted 3 minutes ago
"With demand holding firm this spring and homes selling even faster than a year ago, the notable increase in closings in recent months took a dent out of what was available for sale in May and ultimately dragged down contract activity," said Lawrence... Read more
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CNBC
Puerto Rico's governor warns of imminent default on more than $1 billion in debt—and severe falloutPuerto Rico does not have the ability to repay the $70 billion debt that was ge
Puerto Rico's governor warns of imminent default on more than $1 billion in debt—and severe fallout
CNBC / Posted 3 minutes ago
Puerto Rico does not have the ability to repay the $70 billion debt that was generated by past administrations and their creditors. The debt must be restructured fairly and equitably to both the people of Puerto Rico and the bondholders. A fair... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Mersey digital agency reveals record turnover and expansion plansA Liverpool city region digital agency is celebrating its fifth anniversary wit
Mersey digital agency reveals record turnover and expansion plans
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 minutes ago
A Liverpool city region digital agency is celebrating its fifth anniversary with record turnover and plans to triple in size over the next three years. The business generated revenues of £300,000 in the year to October and aims to reach £1m by the... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Company behind launch of controversial flats project in Runcorn to be wound-upInvestors are due to meet next Thursday in a bid to recoup cash they invested w
Company behind launch of controversial flats project in Runcorn to be wound-up
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 minutes ago
Investors are due to meet next Thursday in a bid to recoup cash they invested with one of the companies behind a controversial flats project in Runcorn. Official public record publication The Gazette has published a notice of a creditors meeting in... Read more
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NBC News
Kanye West Inks Deal With Adidas for Long-Term PartnershipAdidas has agreed a new long-term partnership with singer-turned-designer Kanye
Kanye West Inks Deal With Adidas for Long-Term Partnership
NBC News / Posted 5 minutes ago
Adidas has agreed a new long-term partnership with singer-turned-designer Kanye West, who the German sportswear company poached from arch rival Nike in 2013, helping to revive its business in the U.S. market. The deal was described by Adidas on... Read more
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Express and Star
Lloyds to cut 525 jobs and close two Black Country banks « Express & StarTwo branches are closing in the Dudley area. They are the Lloyds Bank branch in
Lloyds to cut 525 jobs and close two Black Country banks « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 6 minutes ago
Two branches are closing in the Dudley area. They are the Lloyds Bank branch in Halesowen Road, Netherton, along with a branch of the Halifax at the Merry Hill Shopping Centre. Halifax and the Bank of Scotland are both owned by Lloyds Banking... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Brexit blow to Bunnings pilotBritons' vote to quit the European Union could weigh on Wesfarmers' plan to tes
Brexit blow to Bunnings pilot
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 minutes ago
Britons' vote to quit the European Union could weigh on Wesfarmers' plan to test its Bunnings UK model as uncertainty and predictions of a weaker housing market test consumer sentiment. Broker JP Morgan said it could be more difficult to evaluate... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Trump gets rock-bottom ratings in international surveyWASHINGTON — A new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump's
Trump gets rock-bottom ratings in international survey
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — A new multi-nation survey finds that confidence in Donald Trump's ability to manage foreign policy should be become U.S. president is rock-bottom in a host of countries in Europe and Asia. In seven of 15 countries outside of the U.S.... Read more
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