Posts with the category “money”

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UK pledges £290m to help poorer countries cope with climate change
November 7th, 2021
UK pledges £290m to help poorer countries cope with climate change The UK is pledging £290m to help poorer countries cope with the impact of climate change, as the COP26 climate change summit enters i...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Africans Weigh Green Energy Switch and Fossil Fuel Cash
October 31st, 2021
Africans Weigh Green Energy Switch and Fossil Fuel Cash As crucial U.N. climate change negotiations get underway in Glasgow Sunday, seeking steep global emissions cuts to protect people and nature, ma...  Read More
by James Koroma
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US heating bills set to surge as energy costs jump
October 15th, 2021
US heating bills set to surge as energy costs jump US heating bills are set to surge this winter as energy prices soar, the US Energy Information Administration says. About half of households use natu...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Kraft Heinz says people must get used to higher food prices
October 10th, 2021
Kraft Heinz says people must get used to higher food prices Miguel Patricio said the international food giant, which makes tomato sauce and baked beans, was putting up prices in several countries.Unli...  Read More
by James Koroma
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20 African Countries Meet in Uganda Over IPR Promotion, Protection
August 22nd, 2021
20 African Countries Meet in Uganda Over IPR Promotion, Protection Copyright experts from at least 20 African nations, including Uganda are currently negotiating possible ways through which member cou...  Read More
by James Koroma
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India's Dowry Payments A Sense Of Stability
July 4th, 2021
India's Dowry Payments A Sense Of Stability Dowry payments in India's villages have been largely stable over the past few decades, a World Bank study has found. Researchers looked at 40,000 marriages ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Tax Deal Set Bar Too Low, Campaigners Say
June 5th, 2021
Tax Deal Set Bar Too Low, Campaigners Say A landmark deal struck by rich nations to make multinational companies pay more tax has been criticised by campaigners for not going far enough. G7 finance mi...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Zimbabwe Cricket Great Heath Streak Banned for Corruption
April 18th, 2021
Zimbabwe Cricket Great Heath Streak Banned for Corruption The International Cricket Council has slapped an 8-year ban on former Zimbabwe cricket captain Heath Streak, for corruption. Streak was implic...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Gold To Worst Start Of Year Since 1991
February 19th, 2021
Gold To worst Start Of Year Since 1991 Gold began the year with lofty expectations on the back of a record high and its biggest annual gain in a decade. Instead, the precious metal is off to its worst...  Read More
by James Koroma
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India to provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers
May 14th, 2020
India to provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers India will provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers hardest hit by a weeks-long lockdown as well as offer employment und...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Uber and Lyft sued by California
May 5th, 2020
Uber and Lyft sued by California The state of California has sued ride-hailing firms Uber and Lyft, accusing them of denying their drivers paid sick leave and other benefits. In the lawsuit, Attorney ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway sells US airline shares
May 2nd, 2020
Warren Buffett's company Berkshire Hathaway sells US airline shares Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says his company Berkshire Hathaway has sold all of its shares in the four largest US airlines. ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Hidden Benefits Of Fermented Foods
May 1st, 2020
Hidden Benefits Of Fermented Foods Fermented foods: the words bring up images of sauerkraut and kimchi along with other pungent morsels. But if you haven’t given it much more thought than that, well, ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Nation's Richest 3,500 Own More Than the Bottom 32 Million In South Africa
April 27th, 2020
Nation's Richest 3,500 Own More Than the Bottom 32 Million In South Africa When people call South Africa the most unequal country in the world, they're talking about income. Now, we have a clear pictu...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Ethiopia's Business Community in Limbo Regarding Stock Exchange
February 1st, 2020
Ethiopia's Business Community in Limbo Regarding Stock Exchange Members of the Addis Ababa business community have disclosed that they have been left out by the government in establishing the Addis Ab...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Japan decries unjustifiable escape of Carlos Ghosn
January 4th, 2020
Japan decries unjustifiable escape of Carlos Ghosn Japan's justice minister has criticised former car tycoon Carlos Ghosn for fleeing the country, using what she said were illegal methods, as he await...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Lawyers Seeking The Exhumation Of Cryptocurrency Exchange QuadrigaCX Founder
December 13th, 2019
Lawyers Seeking The Exhumation Of Cryptocurrency Exchange QuadrigaCX Founder Lawyers representing users of bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX are asking Canadian authorities to exhume the bod...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Online gaming takes off as major college sport
October 26th, 2019
Online gaming takes off as major college sport  A small Pennsylvania university is aiming to be America's best institution for video gamers as it taps into the booming college e-sports industry. Despi...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Calls for the Protection of Lions Roar on World Animal Day
October 4th, 2019
Calls for the Protection of Lions Roar on World Animal Day Animal protection organisations Humane Society International (HSI)/Africa and FOUR PAWS South Africa join forces this World Animal Day with a...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Why much of the internet is closed off to blind people
September 28th, 2019
Why much of the internet is closed off to blind people Each swipe 17-year-old Maysie Gonzales makes on her smart phone is accompanied by what sounds like the famous Stephen Hawking voice barking out o...  Read More
by James Koroma
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South Africa's Government Grapples For Answers After Week Of Attacks
September 7th, 2019
South Africa's Government Grapples For Answers After Week Of Attacks Zerihun Tabo, an Ethiopian shopkeeper, surveyed the wreckage of his neighborhood store in Johannesburg, South Africa, this week, af...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Bob Collymore, CEO of East Africa's Largest Telecom Company Dies
June 30th, 2019
Bob Collymore, CEO of East Africa's Largest Telecom Company Dies Safaricom chief executive officer Bob Collymore has died at his home early Monday morning. The Guyanese-born British citizen took a med...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Thousands protest price hikes and corruption in Liberia
June 7th, 2019
Thousands protest price hikes and corruption Thousands of demonstrators descended on Liberia's capital, Monrovia on Friday to protest against rising prices and corruption, posing a key political test ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Progressive Teaching Methods Have Fuelled Rise In Poor Discipline And Bad Behaviour States England School Behavior Expert
May 12th, 2019
Progressive Teaching Methods Have Fuelled Rise In Poor Discipline And Bad Behaviour States England School Behavior Expert Progressive teaching methods have fuelled the rise in poor discipline, the Gov...  Read More
by James Koroma
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German Banking Giants In Merger Talks
March 17th, 2019
German Banking Giants In Merger Talks Germany's two biggest lenders, Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank, will hold formal talks about a merger. The announcement caps months of speculation that the two stru...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Over 700 Health Workers Received Scholarships In Uganda
January 6th, 2019
Over 700 Health Workers Received Scholarships In Uganda Kampala — The government has awarded scholarships to more than 700 health workers from across the country, particularly those from the hard- to-...  Read More
by James Koroma
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France protests an economic catastrophe
December 9th, 2018
France protests an economic catastrophe The "yellow vest" protests have been "a catastrophe" for the French economy, the finance minister says. France has seen four consecutive weekends of demonstrati...  Read More
by James Koroma
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IMF approves $56bn loan package for Argentina
October 26th, 2018
IMF approves $56bn loan package for Argentina The executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a $56bn loan package for Argentina to help stabilise the crisis-battered country...  Read More
by James Koroma
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World's longest sea crossing Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens
October 22nd, 2018
World's longest sea crossing Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge opens Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world's longest sea crossing bridge, nine years after construction first began. Includ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Mohammed Dewji: Africa's youngest billionaire abducted in Tanzania
October 11th, 2018
Mohammed Dewji: Africa's 'youngest billionaire' abducted in Tanzania The man said to be Africa's youngest billionaire has been kidnapped by masked gunmen in Tanzania's main city Dar es Salaam, police ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Thousands of children forced to wait months for wheelchairs
September 2nd, 2018
Thousands of children forced to wait months for wheelchairs Thousands of disabled children are being forced to wait months for a wheelchair amid “alarming” NHS failures, charities have warned. New fig...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Why Nordic countries might not be as happy as you think
August 25th, 2018
Why Nordic countries might not be as happy as you think Nordic countries like Finland and Norway may regularly come out on top of world happiness indexes for wellbeing year-on-year - but new research ...  Read More
by James Koroma
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The Living Statue: Hananuma Masakichi
August 22nd, 2018
The Living Statue: Hananuma Masakichi The statue of Hananuma Masakichi is so life-like and so realistically detailed that you could easily believe you’re looking at a living person. Carved by the illu...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Millennials turn to dating apps for something more than romance--a new job
August 5th, 2018
Millennials turn to dating apps for something more than romance - a new job They are less hedonistic than their parents' generation - more likely to be tee-total and less likely to engage in casual se...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Zimbabwe’s Transitional Election: An Opportunity to Rebrand
July 28th, 2018
Zimbabwe’s Transitional Election: An Opportunity to Rebrand Zimbabwe will elect Emmerson Mnangagwa as the new president this month. Amidst global  trends of divisive politics, Zimbabwe will hope to bu...  Read More
by James Koroma
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France strikes back against Netflix to protect its cultural exception
July 14th, 2018
France strikes back against Netflix to protect its cultural exception France has long defended its ‘exception culturelle'  with subsidies, quotas and tax breaks to protect French films, music and tele...  Read More
by James Koroma
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The Louisiana Purchase Was Driven by a Slave Rebellion
July 3rd, 2018
The Louisiana Purchase Was Driven by a Slave Rebellion Children in pens. The overwhelming stink of human waste. Auctions at which human bodies were prodded, compared, and purchased. It was all in a da...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp merger welcomed by unions
June 30th, 2018
Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp merger welcomed by unions Unions have welcomed a merger between Tata Steel and Thyssenkrupp which will create Europe's second-biggest steelmaker. The deal will mean Indian-...  Read More
by James Koroma
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African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty
June 15th, 2018
African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty Geneva — Gambia's Vice President and Minister for Women's Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing p...  Read More
by James Koroma
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Indigenous Brazilians rally to demand land rights protection
April 25th, 2018
Indigenous Brazilians rally to demand land rights protection Thousands of indigenous Brazilians from across the country have rallied in the capital, Brasilia, to call authorities to protect their land...  Read More
by James Koroma