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The Free Press
Rent prices at all time highs while USM explores new optionsBack in 2008, the world stopped and watched as the most powerful and democratic
Rent prices at all time highs while USM explores new options
The Free Press / Posted a minute ago
Back in 2008, the world stopped and watched as the most powerful and democratically free economy was brought to its knees after several years of mismanaged financial practices from some of the nation’s largest banking and securities institutions,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt, FAO Discuss Improving Food SuppliesMinister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafi discussed on Saturday with
Egypt, FAO Discuss Improving Food Supplies
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Khaled Hanafi discussed on Saturday with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Director Menghestab Haile measures meant to improve food supply and fight malnutrition in Egypt. The talks tackled... Read more
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DW
ThyssenKrupp digitizes for the future |China arrests 21 over $7.6 billion Ponzi scam 01.02.2016 Chinese executives ha
ThyssenKrupp digitizes for the future |
DW / Posted a minute ago
China arrests 21 over $7.6 billion Ponzi scam 01.02.2016 Chinese executives have reaped more than 7 billion euros in what may be China's largest case of financial fraud. Some 95 percent of the company's projects were fictional entities, according to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EIB to Extend 115 Million-Euro Loan to Egypt for Power GenerationThe European Investment Bank (EIB) is expected to sign a 115-million-euro loan
EIB to Extend 115 Million-Euro Loan to Egypt for Power Generation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is expected to sign a 115-million-euro loan with Egypt during this year to establish a wind farm in the West Bank of the Gulf of Suez, some 400 kilometers southeast of Cairo, said EIB President Werner Hoyer. In an... Read more
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asianage
Rupee extends losses to 67.94, down 30 paiseRepresentational Image. The dollar index was up by 0.12 per cent against a bas
Rupee extends losses to 67.94, down 30 paise
asianage / Posted 2 minutes ago
Representational Image. The dollar index was up by 0.12 per cent against a basket of six currencies in the late afternoon trade. Mumbai: Extending losses for the second straight day, the rupee on February 8, dropped by another 30 paise to close at... Read more
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asianage
India's economy grows 7.3 per cent in third quarterThe Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates on hold at 6.75 per cent last wee
India's economy grows 7.3 per cent in third quarter
asianage / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Reserve Bank of India kept interest rates on hold at 6.75 per cent last week. New Delhi: India's economy grew 7.3 per cent in the third quarter of the financial year, official data showed Monday, a slowdown from the previous quarter but beating... Read more
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DW
German investor anxiety makes for shaky trading |Germany's DAX below 10,000 after China rout 07.01.2016 Germany's stock market
German investor anxiety makes for shaky trading |
DW / Posted 2 minutes ago
Germany's DAX below 10,000 after China rout 07.01.2016 Germany's stock market index has tumbled more than 2 percent following a heavy sell-off on Asia's stock markets on heightened tensions over China's weak economy. The DAX slump also led other... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Egypt's Benchmark Index Declined By 1.2 PercentCairo — The Egyptian stock market's benchmark index EGX 30 retreated by 1.2 per
Egypt's Benchmark Index Declined By 1.2 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Cairo — The Egyptian stock market's benchmark index EGX 30 retreated by 1.2 per cent on Sunday reaching 6,126 points, down from 6,202. Meanwhile, the secondary indices inched up, with EGX 70 for small and medium enterprises rising by 0.8 per cent... Read more
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asianage
27 PSU banks write off 1.14 lakh crore bad debts during 2012-15PSU banks have been witnessing a continuous surge in bad loans. New Delhi: A w
27 PSU banks write off 1.14 lakh crore bad debts during 2012-15
asianage / Posted 2 minutes ago
PSU banks have been witnessing a continuous surge in bad loans. New Delhi: A whopping Rs 1.14 lakh crore of bad loans have been written off by 27 public sector banks (PSBs) during FY 2012-15, with the last fiscal alone witnessing a steep 53 per cent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Turnover At Dar Bourse Catapults 215 Per CentThe week on week market turnover at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) incr
Turnover At Dar Bourse Catapults 215 Per Cent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The week on week market turnover at the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) increased three times to 11.33bn/- equivalent to 215.59 per cent rise compared to 3.59bn/- of the previous session. Similarly, shares traded increased by 1,733 per cent to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Firm Partners With Local EngineersA South African substation construction, civil engineering and renewable energy
SA Firm Partners With Local Engineers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
A South African substation construction, civil engineering and renewable energy company has partnered with Zambian entrepreneurs to start operations in the country, with an initial investment of US$20 million. Gridbow Engineers and Technical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Affordable House Is Less Than N1 Million - Millard Fuller FoundationLow-income housing solution provider, the Millard Fuller Foundation (MFF) has a
Affordable House Is Less Than N1 Million - Millard Fuller Foundation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Low-income housing solution provider, the Millard Fuller Foundation (MFF) has adopted the American definition of affordable housing where it is said that housing is affordable only if the median income - that is if 50 percent of the population of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CMA Asks Transcentury to Disclose Debt Settlement PlanThe Capital Markets Authority has asked TransCentury to tell the public how it
CMA Asks Transcentury to Disclose Debt Settlement Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Capital Markets Authority has asked TransCentury to tell the public how it intends to settle the Sh8 billion debt that falls due in two months. In October last year, the company announced it would fundraise to refinance the loan or restructure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Quissama Has Strong Tourism Potential - Governor Higino CarneiroLuanda — The governor of Luanda Province, Higino Carneiro, said Friday that Qui
Quissama Has Strong Tourism Potential - Governor Higino Carneiro
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Luanda — The governor of Luanda Province, Higino Carneiro, said Friday that Quissama can stop being a rural municipality and become a tourism development area, aiming to boost people's quality of life. The governor, who was speaking at the meeting... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kaduna Launches 'Cooperative ATM' to Trigger Trade, ExportKaduna — Varieties of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from across the count
Kaduna Launches 'Cooperative ATM' to Trigger Trade, Export
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Kaduna — Varieties of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from across the country, which converged in Kaduna State for a two-day summit aimed at creating access to finance and wealth creation, also witnessed the launching of a cooperative cash... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Made Laptops to Steer ICT EducationRwandans are set to benefit from Africa Smart Investments Distributor (ASI-D),
Made Laptops to Steer ICT Education
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Rwandans are set to benefit from Africa Smart Investments Distributor (ASI-D), the company making ICT devices. The group says its products are more affordable compared to similar gadgets that are imported. In an interview with The Rwanda Focus, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya, Tanzania Stock Markets Start On a Low, Investors Lose $1.2bnThe Kenyan and Tanzanian stockmarkets started the year on a low, as the bear ma
Kenya, Tanzania Stock Markets Start On a Low, Investors Lose $1.2bn
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
The Kenyan and Tanzanian stockmarkets started the year on a low, as the bear market run continued, with investors losing a just over $1 billion in January. The Nairobi Securities Exchange All Share Index dropped by 6.6 per cent in January to close... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Iranian Firms Plan to Grow Rice, Corn and Wheat in the RegionIranian companies are looking to lease land in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania for l
Iranian Firms Plan to Grow Rice, Corn and Wheat in the Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Iranian companies are looking to lease land in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania for large-scale food production to serve the local and export markets. According to Hadi Farajvand, ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Kenya, more than 10 Iranian... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NSSF Return On Assets Drops 40 Per CentNet returns on investments by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) dropped
NSSF Return On Assets Drops 40 Per Cent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Net returns on investments by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) dropped 40 per cent despite a 14 per cent rise in assets under management. The manager's return on investment dropped from Sh27.32 billion in 2013 to Sh16.3 billion in 2014 in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigerian Tech Firm Eyes Kenya's Fraud Hit Banking SectorInterswitch East Africa is eyeing the local banking sector with new fraud contr
Nigerian Tech Firm Eyes Kenya's Fraud Hit Banking Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Interswitch East Africa is eyeing the local banking sector with new fraud control systems intended to tighten security loopholes in cards and financial institutions. The Nigeria headquartered firm serves over 40 per cent of East Africa's financial... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Long-Term Impact of Global Economic Slowdown On RegionSince the early 2000s, East Africa has been growing at a rapid pace -- well abo
Long-Term Impact of Global Economic Slowdown On Region
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Since the early 2000s, East Africa has been growing at a rapid pace -- well above not only the global average, but also the Africa-wide average. The fact that it continued to grow strongly after the 2008/9 financial crisis hit the Western economies... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Banks to Review Lending PoliciesKenyan borrowers risk losing out on credit as commercial banks review their len
Kenya Banks to Review Lending Policies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Kenyan borrowers risk losing out on credit as commercial banks review their lending standards in the light of growing political jitters in the run up to the country's 2017 presidential elections. Analysts say tighter credit is likely to choke... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Massive Increase in Feeding Costs Could Cripple Dairy IndustryThe Namibian dairy industry - teetering on the brink of collapse at the end of
Massive Increase in Feeding Costs Could Cripple Dairy Industry
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Namibian dairy industry - teetering on the brink of collapse at the end of 2015 - announced last week at its first meeting of the new year that the total production expense basket of dairy producers has increased by about 28 percent in the past... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Micro Loans for Solar Pumps Are a Macro Step ForwardMicroDahab MFI, a microfinance subsidiary of Dahabshiil Group, has announced a
How Micro Loans for Solar Pumps Are a Macro Step Forward
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
MicroDahab MFI, a microfinance subsidiary of Dahabshiil Group, has announced a collaboration with SolarGen Technologies to create the first ijarah thumma Iqtina ("lease to purchase") sustainable energy product in Somalia. The initiative will enable... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Trade and Industry On Black Industrialists SchemeThe Black Industrialists Scheme, which was launched by the Minister of Trade an
Trade and Industry On Black Industrialists Scheme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
The Black Industrialists Scheme, which was launched by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Dr Rob Davies, and Deputy Minister, Mr Mzwandile Masina, in Pretoria provides key measures aimed at supporting majority black-owned manufacturing companies.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sisi Opens Social Housing Project At Hadeyek OctoberPresident Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday 06/02/2016 inaugurated the first pha
Sisi Opens Social Housing Project At Hadeyek October
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday 06/02/2016 inaugurated the first phase of low-cost housing project in Hadayek October area. Following the inauguration ceremony, Sisi visited a residential unit and listened to an explanation from the head... Read more
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ORF Wien
Umbau für neues Weltmuseum gestartet Über ein Jahr ist es geschlossen gewesen, seit heute wird Weltmuseum am Helde
Umbau für neues Weltmuseum gestartet
ORF Wien / Posted 3 minutes ago
Über ein Jahr ist es geschlossen gewesen, seit heute wird Weltmuseum am Heldenplatz nun umgebaut. Bei der Wiedereröffnung Ende 2017 wird es deutlich kleiner sein - ein Kubus auf dem Vorplatz soll es aber... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sisi Opens Several Services Projects, Residential Units in Sixth of October CityPresident Abdel Fattah El Sisi inaugurated on Saturday a number of services pro
Sisi Opens Several Services Projects, Residential Units in Sixth of October City
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi inaugurated on Saturday a number of services projects and residential units in Sixth of October city. Prime Minister Sherif Ismail attended the inauguration ceremony along with Defense Minister Colonel General Sedqi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sisi Allocates Egp.1 Billion Pounds for Building 100,000 Economical Housing UnitsPresident Abdel Fattah El Sisi has ordered the construction of another 100,000
Sisi Allocates Egp.1 Billion Pounds for Building 100,000 Economical Housing Units
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has ordered the construction of another 100,000 economical housing units to meet public needs by allocating one billion Egyptian pounds from "Long Live Egypt" fund for the project. In statements on the fringe of... Read more
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Herald Sun
Lunar New Year closes most Asian markets European shares have plunged to 16-month lows, extending an aggressive sell-o
Lunar New Year closes most Asian markets
Herald Sun / Posted 3 minutes ago
European shares have plunged to 16-month lows, extending an aggressive sell-off, while bond yields and oil also fell as investors shed risky assets on persistent concern over the pace of global growth. Data... Read more
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