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Rupee inches up 6 paise to a fresh two-week high(Representational Image) Rupee is trading at 66.44 against the dollar in early
Rupee inches up 6 paise to a fresh two-week high
asianage / Posted a minute ago
(Representational Image) Rupee is trading at 66.44 against the dollar in early trade. Mumbai: Extending its gains for the fifth straight day, the rupee inched up by another 6 paise to trade at a fresh two-week high of 66.44 against the dollar in... Read more
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DW
World Bank chief reappointed amid criticism |In a statement announcing the decision Tuesday, the World Bank's board offered
World Bank chief reappointed amid criticism |
DW / Posted a minute ago
In a statement announcing the decision Tuesday, the World Bank's board offered a strong endorsement of Kim's record, including setting the goal of eliminating extreme global poverty by 2030 and an internal reorganization to promote better... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNFPA, DFID Want Pact With Government to Save LivesAbuja — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Great Britain's Depa
UNFPA, DFID Want Pact With Government to Save Lives
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Abuja — The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Great Britain's Department for International Development (DfID) are seeking greater collaboration with the Federal Government to save more Nigerians from preventable and avoidable deaths. To... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Which National Assets Are for Sale?That the country is in recession and the economic crisis in which we've found o
Which National Assets Are for Sale?
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
That the country is in recession and the economic crisis in which we've found ourselves is biting hard is now old news. Yes, we are in recession and Nigerians are presently preoccupied with finding solutions to our economic troubles. It's no longer... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Plans to Provide Decent Housing for Poor City Residents Gain MomentumKigali City residents living in informal dwellings could soon acquire decent ho
Plans to Provide Decent Housing for Poor City Residents Gain Momentum
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Kigali City residents living in informal dwellings could soon acquire decent homes under a new initiative by the authorities, the real estate sector players and other key stakeholders. This follows the release of a new study on the development of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline in Effort to Advance E-CommerceMastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline Tuesday announced a partnership to
Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline in Effort to Advance E-Commerce
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Mastercard, Bank of Kigali and RwandaOnline Tuesday announced a partnership to launch Irembo-an online payment solution in Rwanda, powered by Mastercard Payment Gateway Services. The announcement was made at the technology company's Innovation Forum... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC to Offset JV Liabilities From Oil Taxes, RoyaltiesThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, disclosed that it
NNPC to Offset JV Liabilities From Oil Taxes, Royalties
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, disclosed that its Joint Venture, JV, payment structure requires an urgent review, stating that, henceforth, oil and gas royalties and taxes would be utilized in liquidating outstanding... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
India Business Community Injects $15 Billion Into Nigerian EconomyPresident Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the proposed investment of $5 billion i
India Business Community Injects $15 Billion Into Nigerian Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the proposed investment of $5 billion in the economy by Indian business community. President Buhari also said Nigeria would continue to expand its relationship with India in the areas of health, education,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Contraceptive Rate Static Since 2008According to reports, Nigeria's contraceptive prevalence rate has been static s
Contraceptive Rate Static Since 2008
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
According to reports, Nigeria's contraceptive prevalence rate has been static since 2008 and hovers around 10 per cent. This is even as the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Dr... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ambode, Mohammed Call for Concerted EffortsLagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and , the minister of Information, C
Ambode, Mohammed Call for Concerted Efforts
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and , the minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed yesterday said the current economic recession in the country can be reversed if concerted efforts are made by Nigerians to revamp... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FIRS to Leverage On BVN, NIMC, FRSC for More TaxpayersIn an expansion drive, the ministerial committee on review of Nigeria's Nationa
FIRS to Leverage On BVN, NIMC, FRSC for More Taxpayers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
In an expansion drive, the ministerial committee on review of Nigeria's National Tax Policy (NTP) has proposed a process where the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) can leverage on the data base of Bank Verification Number (BVN), National... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos to Spend $300 Million On Women-Owned BusinessesLagos State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Afri
Lagos to Spend $300 Million On Women-Owned Businesses
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Lagos State government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum(AWIEF) to facilitate the process of ensuring that women owned businesses have access to $300 million to boost their... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Natural Gas, Oil Explorations Rekindle New Economic HopesZanzibar — Several representatives yesterday raised various questions on whethe
Natural Gas, Oil Explorations Rekindle New Economic Hopes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Zanzibar — Several representatives yesterday raised various questions on whether Zanzibari's stand to benefit from the Oil and Natural Gas exploration as a nation and if it was well prepared for the forthcoming economic development projects. While... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Water Board Donates DesksDodoma — The Urban Water Supply Authority here (Duwasa) board of directors has
Water Board Donates Desks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Dodoma — The Urban Water Supply Authority here (Duwasa) board of directors has donated 500 desks worth 37.5 million in the designated capital. The board handed over the desks the regional authorities on Tuesday in support of the government's efforts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Booze At Trade Fairs Worries Church YouthWindhoek — The Church of Africa Youth League has called for a reduction in alco
Booze At Trade Fairs Worries Church Youth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Windhoek — The Church of Africa Youth League has called for a reduction in alcohol sales at trade fairs and expos across the country. The national chairperson of the youth league, Sikisa Ndjavera, says the use of alcohol among the youth at trade... Read more
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Reuters
ABInBev shareholders approve deal to buy SABMillerExclusive: Permira nearing deal to buy Bank of East Asia's Tricor unit - source
ABInBev shareholders approve deal to buy SABMiller
Reuters / Posted 4 minutes ago
Exclusive: Permira nearing deal to buy Bank of East Asia's Tricor unit - sources HONG KONG Private equity firm Permira has emerged as the preferred bidder to buy Bank of East Asia Ltd's share registry unit Tricor Holdings for between $750 million... Read more
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Reuters
Greek PM Tsipras says expects 'positive news' on debt by year endSouth Korea court says it has not yet decided whether sale of Hanjin Shipping i
Greek PM Tsipras says expects 'positive news' on debt by year end
Reuters / Posted 4 minutes ago
South Korea court says it has not yet decided whether sale of Hanjin Shipping is needed SEOUL The South Korean court overseeing Hanjin Shipping's receivership process said on Wednesday that a sale of the world's seventh-largest container carrier,... Read more
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The North West Star
Report finds $3billion innovation policy is ineffective, suffers from rortsThe Research and Development Tax Incentive, a significant chunk of the governme
Report finds $3billion innovation policy is ineffective, suffers from rorts
The North West Star / Posted 4 minutes ago
The Research and Development Tax Incentive, a significant chunk of the government's $9 billion of annual support for innovation, is failing to achieve results, lacks accountability and risks becoming unsustainable, according to a review conducted by... Read more
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Reuters
More UK stimulus probably needed 'at some point': BoE's ShafikBank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik speaks during the bank's quarte
More UK stimulus probably needed 'at some point': BoE's Shafik
Reuters / Posted 4 minutes ago
Bank of England Deputy Governor Minouche Shafik speaks during the bank's quarterly inflation report news conference at the Bank of England in London August 13, 2014. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/File Photo LONDON Bank of England Deputy Governor... Read more
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CNBC
The 2016 trends in cybercrime that you need to know about"Europol is concerned about how an expanding cybercriminal community has been a
The 2016 trends in cybercrime that you need to know about
CNBC / Posted 4 minutes ago
"Europol is concerned about how an expanding cybercriminal community has been able to further exploit our increasing dependence on technology and the Internet." He added that the agency had seen "a marked shift" in cyber-facilitated activities... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Fruit growers concerned Hanjin Shipping woes a sign of an oversupplied global fleetFarmers see trouble ahead with freight costs and routes as Hanjin Shipping woes
Fruit growers concerned Hanjin Shipping woes a sign of an oversupplied global fleet
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 5 minutes ago
Farmers see trouble ahead with freight costs and routes as Hanjin Shipping woes continue Fresh food exporters remain concerned about the flow-on effects of Korean company Hanjin Shipping going into receivership around one month ago. At the time,... Read more
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dna
Ahluwalia Contracts secures Rs 151 crore order from Bharat ElectronicsAhluwalia Contracts (India) said it has bagged order worth Rs 151.39 crore from
Ahluwalia Contracts secures Rs 151 crore order from Bharat Electronics
dna / Posted 6 minutes ago
Ahluwalia Contracts (India) said it has bagged order worth Rs 151.39 crore from Bharat Electronics. "The company has received a new order aggregating Rs 151.39 crore work awarded from Bharat Electronics," Ahluwalia Contracts said in a BSE... Read more
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dna
Royal Bank of Scotland fined $1.1 billion over pre-crisis mortgagesRoyal Bank of Scotland said it had agreed a fine of $1.1 billion (982 million e
Royal Bank of Scotland fined $1.1 billion over pre-crisis mortgages
dna / Posted 6 minutes ago
Royal Bank of Scotland said it had agreed a fine of $1.1 billion (982 million euros) with US authorities over the alleged misselling of mortgage securities ahead of the 2008 financial crisis. It comes a week after US authorities said they would seek... Read more
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Investors Chronicle
Global trade slows The World Trade Organisation’s new report claims that international trade thi
Global trade slows
Investors Chronicle / Posted 6 minutes ago
The World Trade Organisation’s new report claims that international trade this year will grow at just 1.7 per cent, not the 2.8 estimate it published recently in April, making it the slowest since 2009. As for 2017, it now... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Report finds $3billion innovation policy is ineffective, suffers from rortsThe Research and Development Tax Incentive, a significant chunk of the governme
Report finds $3billion innovation policy is ineffective, suffers from rorts
Daily Liberal / Posted 9 minutes ago
The Research and Development Tax Incentive, a significant chunk of the government's $9 billion of annual support for innovation, is failing to achieve results, lacks accountability and risks becoming unsustainable, according to a review conducted by... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Think tank to DOF: Tax the rich insteadA local research group is urging the Duterte government to re-think its recentl
Think tank to DOF: Tax the rich instead
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 minutes ago
A local research group is urging the Duterte government to re-think its recently proposed tax reform package and consider taxing the rich. IBON Foundation, in a statement on Tuesday, described the Department of Finance’s proposed tax plan as... Read more
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Inquirier.net
PH, Vietnam seen to review defense cooperation in Duterte visitPresident Rodrigo Duterte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC Hanoi, Vietnam—Pres
PH, Vietnam seen to review defense cooperation in Duterte visit
Inquirier.net / Posted 10 minutes ago
President Rodrigo Duterte. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/JOAN BONDOC Hanoi, Vietnam—President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Vietnam is a good opportunity for both countries’ leaders to revisit their mutual defense and maritime cooperation, particularly in... Read more
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The Border Mail
Report finds $3billion innovation policy is ineffective, suffers from rortsThe Research and Development Tax Incentive, a significant chunk of the governme
Report finds $3billion innovation policy is ineffective, suffers from rorts
The Border Mail / Posted 12 minutes ago
The Research and Development Tax Incentive, a significant chunk of the government's $9 billion of annual support for innovation, is failing to achieve results, lacks accountability and risks becoming unsustainable, according to a review conducted by... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Frenkel Topping relocated HQ to SalfordFrenkel Topping, the specialist independent financial advisor and asset manager
Frenkel Topping relocated HQ to Salford
Manchester Evening News / Posted 12 minutes ago
Frenkel Topping, the specialist independent financial advisor and asset manager, is relocating its head office after buying new premises for £850,000. The 9,700 sq ft building at Two Quays Reach, Salford, will host all head office functions and will... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Stobart Group appoints new CFOStobart Group, the north west-based infrastructure and support services company
Stobart Group appoints new CFO
Manchester Evening News / Posted 12 minutes ago
Stobart Group, the north west-based infrastructure and support services company,has announced the appointment of Mark Adams as chief financial officer. Mark, who takes up his role towards the end of November, brings to Stobart Group more than 20... Read more
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