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AllAfrica.com
Banks to Lower 'Punitive' ChargesBy Happiness Zengeni and Tinashe Makichi BANKS have admitted that banking char
Banks to Lower 'Punitive' Charges
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
By Happiness Zengeni and Tinashe Makichi BANKS have admitted that banking charges currently prevailing are punitive on depositors and will immediately start conversations around lowering them while Steward Bank will with effect from today halve the... Read more
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Innovating, Adapting to a Cashless FutureBy Christopher Farai Charamba The old adage states that necessity is the mothe
Innovating, Adapting to a Cashless Future
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
By Christopher Farai Charamba The old adage states that necessity is the mother of invention. Rockefeller as the world's leading entrepreneur did not want to lose his place with the birth of new technology. He was forced to reinvent his business in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ZB Cautious About Mozambique VentureZB Holdings has obtained all the requisite regulatory approvals to start a rein
ZB Cautious About Mozambique Venture
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
ZB Holdings has obtained all the requisite regulatory approvals to start a reinsurance business unit in Mozambique, but the group is taking a measured approach to the expansion. Group chief executive officer Ron Mutandagayi said recent developments... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Level Mobile Playing Field - EconetBy Happiness Zengeni and Conrad Mwanawashe ZIMBABWE'S largest telecommunicatio
Level Mobile Playing Field - Econet
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
By Happiness Zengeni and Conrad Mwanawashe ZIMBABWE'S largest telecommunications provider, Econet Wireless Zimbabwe, says Government should level the playing field in the mobile services sector to ensure that players grow their businesses and in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zimbabwe to Launch Trade Information PortalIndustry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha is set to officially launch Zimbabwe'
Zimbabwe to Launch Trade Information Portal
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha is set to officially launch Zimbabwe's first ever Trade Information Portal (TIP) early next month. The Portal was developed under the EU-funded Trade and Private Sector Development Programme (TPSDP), which is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanchart in Mobile Banking VentureSTANDARD Chartered Bank is launching its newest mobile and online banking platf
Stanchart in Mobile Banking Venture
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
STANDARD Chartered Bank is launching its newest mobile and online banking platform to one million clients across eight African markets, including Zimbabwe, the most extensive digital rollout of its kind in Africa by an international bank. Supported... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Come Our Government Doesn't Get This?THERE is no need to be a Nobel Prize economist to decipher that the economic pa
How Come Our Government Doesn't Get This?
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
THERE is no need to be a Nobel Prize economist to decipher that the economic pains ghost of 2008 is reincarnating at alarming speed. It equally doesn't need a prophetic calling to decipher that we are now on a downward spiral into an economic abyss... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Recognising Centrality of Informal SectorThe informal sector plays an important but sometimes a controversial role in th
Recognising Centrality of Informal Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
The informal sector plays an important but sometimes a controversial role in the country's economy. It provides jobs and reduces unemployment and underemployment, but in many employees receive low pay while job security is poor or non-existent. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cash Crisis - Save Our Souls, Comrades!It is in the interest of the ruling party and Government to make sure anything
Cash Crisis - Save Our Souls, Comrades!
AllAfrica.com / Posted moments ago
It is in the interest of the ruling party and Government to make sure anything that undermines national confidence and happiness is stopped. An incident happened in one bank over the weekend that were it not so tragic, it would have been comic. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Industries Set to Propel GrowthPresident John Magufuli wants the manufacturing sector to control a lion's shar
Industries Set to Propel Growth
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President John Magufuli wants the manufacturing sector to control a lion's share of workable population and contribution to the economy in the next four years. He said in Dar es Salaam yesterday that his government is rallying behind the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pre-Paid Visa Card Launched to Boost Cash-Less TransactionsRegenc Innovation Solution and UBA Tanzania yesterday signed a Memorandum of Un
Pre-Paid Visa Card Launched to Boost Cash-Less Transactions
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Regenc Innovation Solution and UBA Tanzania yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to offer pre-paid visa cards throughout Africa starting with Tanzania. This was announced in Dar es Salaam yesterday by Regency Innovation Solutions... Read more
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Herald Sun
Sirtex shares dive on lower sales forecastShares in cancer treatment developer Sirtex Medical have plunged after it downg
Sirtex shares dive on lower sales forecast
Herald Sun / Posted a minute ago
Shares in cancer treatment developer Sirtex Medical have plunged after it downgraded its sales forecasts. The company expects sales of its lead product, SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres, to rise by between 15 and 17 per cent in the 2015/16... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Slams Fashola Over Poor Power SupplyBy Chineme Okafor and Omololu Ogunmade Abuja — The Joint Senate Committee on P
Senate Slams Fashola Over Poor Power Supply
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By Chineme Okafor and Omololu Ogunmade Abuja — The Joint Senate Committee on Power, Employment, Labour and Productivity Tuesday lamented the deplorable state of power supply in the country and told the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tanzania Keen On Diplomacy to Boost National EconomyMinister for Foreign Affairs, East Africa and Regional Cooperation, Dr Augustin
Tanzania Keen On Diplomacy to Boost National Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Minister for Foreign Affairs, East Africa and Regional Cooperation, Dr Augustine Mahiga. The government will continue to pursue sustainable economic diplomacy to boost the national economy, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, East Africa and Regional... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Special Bank to Boost Industrialisation in the OffingThe government has started the process of establishing an industrial developmen
Special Bank to Boost Industrialisation in the Offing
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
The government has started the process of establishing an industrial development bank in a bid to accelerate industrialisation in the country, President John Magufuli has said. Speaking at the President's Manufacturer of the Year Awards (PMAYA) for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
IPMAN, Star Petroleum Sign 5-Year Petrol Supply DealThe recent partial deregulation of the downstream sector by the federal governm
IPMAN, Star Petroleum Sign 5-Year Petrol Supply Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
The recent partial deregulation of the downstream sector by the federal government is beginning to take a positive effect as the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has expanded its mode of service delivery of petroleum... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Communist Party Secretary for Jiangsu Province Visits TanzaniaThe Chinese Communist Party Secretary for Jiangsu Provincial Committee Mr Luo Z
Communist Party Secretary for Jiangsu Province Visits Tanzania
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
The Chinese Communist Party Secretary for Jiangsu Provincial Committee Mr Luo Zhijun is scheduled to visit Tanzania starting tomorrow. His visit comes as yet another effort to enhance bilateral relations between Tanzania and China. Apart from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Barkindo May Emerge Opec Secretary General June 2By Ejiofor Alike with Agency Reports The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting C
Barkindo May Emerge Opec Secretary General June 2
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
By Ejiofor Alike with Agency Reports The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is likely to choose a former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mohammed Barkindo, as the next Secretary-General of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Soccour for Electricity-Starved NigeriansObinna Chima examines the expected impact of the fourth batch of the Central Ba
Soccour for Electricity-Starved Nigerians
AllAfrica.com / Posted a minute ago
Obinna Chima examines the expected impact of the fourth batch of the Central Bank of Nigeria's Nigerian Electricity Market Stabilisation Facility that was recently disbursed to electricity distribution and generation companies and other service... Read more
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Herald Sun
Understand China, says Blackmores CEOChinese consumers are more likely to visit a herbalist before seeing a general
Understand China, says Blackmores CEO
Herald Sun / Posted a minute ago
Chinese consumers are more likely to visit a herbalist before seeing a general practitioner if they fall sick. That's just one of the cultural aspects foreign companies should understand about China if they want to operate successfully there, says... Read more
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Herald Sun
Steel & Tube lead local shares downNew Zealand shares fell as Steel & Tube Holdings said it was the supplier of im
Steel & Tube lead local shares down
Herald Sun / Posted a minute ago
New Zealand shares fell as Steel & Tube Holdings said it was the supplier of imported Chinese steel used in a roading development, while Fletcher Building and Metro Performance Glass also declined and Vital Healthcare gained. The S&P/NZX 50 Index... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Revenue Authority Lists Tax DefaultersKampala — Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has named 47 businesses and their guar
Revenue Authority Lists Tax Defaulters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 minutes ago
Kampala — Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has named 47 businesses and their guarantors that have consistently evaded payment of their tax obligations. The tax body has given the listed firms an ultimatum of up to tomorrow (June 2) to clear the tax... Read more
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Weekly Times
Macau gambling revenue dips 9.6% in MayMacau, the world's biggest casino hub, has posted a drop of 9.6 per cent in gam
Macau gambling revenue dips 9.6% in May
Weekly Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Macau, the world's biggest casino hub, has posted a drop of 9.6 per cent in gambling revenue for May, with the pace of decline accelerating from the previous month, as wealthy gamblers continued to steer clear of the southern Chinese territory. May... Read more
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Weekly Times
Steel & Tube lead local shares downNew Zealand shares fell as Steel & Tube Holdings said it was the supplier of im
Steel & Tube lead local shares down
Weekly Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
New Zealand shares fell as Steel & Tube Holdings said it was the supplier of imported Chinese steel used in a roading development, while Fletcher Building and Metro Performance Glass also declined and Vital Healthcare gained. The S&P/NZX 50 Index... Read more
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Weekly Times
Understand China, says Blackmores CEOChinese consumers are more likely to visit a herbalist before seeing a general
Understand China, says Blackmores CEO
Weekly Times / Posted 2 minutes ago
Chinese consumers are more likely to visit a herbalist before seeing a general practitioner if they fall sick. That's just one of the cultural aspects foreign companies should understand about China if they want to operate successfully there, says... Read more
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Herald Sun
Macau gambling revenue dips 9.6% in MayMacau, the world's biggest casino hub, has posted a drop of 9.6 per cent in gam
Macau gambling revenue dips 9.6% in May
Herald Sun / Posted 2 minutes ago
Macau, the world's biggest casino hub, has posted a drop of 9.6 per cent in gambling revenue for May, with the pace of decline accelerating from the previous month, as wealthy gamblers continued to steer clear of the southern Chinese territory. May... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Rupee improves by 5 paise against USDAgencies, Mumbai The rupee opened higher today by five paise to 67.21 against
Rupee improves by 5 paise against USD
Central Chronicle / Posted 2 minutes ago
Agencies, Mumbai The rupee opened higher today by five paise to 67.21 against the greenback on fresh selling for US Dollars from bankers and exporters, forex dealers said. Weak dollars against other currencies overseas pushed the local unit up. An... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Petrol price hike by Rs 2.58 a litre, diesel Rs 2.26Agencies, New Delhi Petrol and diesel will respectively cost Rs 2.58 and Rs 2.
Petrol price hike by Rs 2.58 a litre, diesel Rs 2.26
Central Chronicle / Posted 2 minutes ago
Agencies, New Delhi Petrol and diesel will respectively cost Rs 2.58 and Rs 2.26 per litre more in retail sales as oil marketing companies have decided to hike price of auto fuels as part of their fortnightly revision. Following the latest round of... Read more
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Swissinfo
Japan PM delaying sales tax rise, fiscal reform on back burnerBy Linda Sieg and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister
Japan PM delaying sales tax rise, fiscal reform on back burner
Swissinfo / Posted 2 minutes ago
By Linda Sieg and Tetsushi Kajimoto TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told lawmakers on Wednesday that he has decided to delay a scheduled sales tax hike by two-and-a-half years, putting his plans for fiscal reforms on the back... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss Economy Slows at Start of Year on Weaker Government Demand(Bloomberg) -- Switzerland’s economy unexpectedly lost pace at the start of the
Swiss Economy Slows at Start of Year on Weaker Government Demand
Swissinfo / Posted 2 minutes ago
(Bloomberg) -- Switzerland’s economy unexpectedly lost pace at the start of the year, as government consumption contracted. Gross domestic product increased just 0.1 percent in the first quarter from the previous three months, when it expanded 0.4... Read more
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