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Zimbabwe: What Now After a 2nd Internet Shutdown, 2019-01-18 10:18:52[allAfrica] Cape Town -Zimbabwe's government has again forced a "total Internet shutdown", Misa Zimbabwe says, after a violent crackdown by police

Zimbabwe: Amid Protests Zimbabwe Orders Second Internet Shutdown 2019-01-18 10:11:58[Deutsche Welle] The latest increase has made gasoline in Zimbabwe the most expensive in the world. Protests have been met with hundreds of arrests an

South Africa: Parties Will Have to Fork Out 2019-01-18 10:02:36[News24Wire] To participate in this year's national election, parties will have to pay R200 000. They will also have to pay R45 000 for every provinc

South Africa: Black Industrialist Textile Firm Creates Over 2019-01-18 09:41:43[SAnews.gov.za] Black industrialism in the textile sector has been taken to another level since the opening of an R81 million firm in Verulam, KwaZulu

South Africa: SANDF Makes Progress With Vaal Project 2019-01-18 09:39:54[SAnews.gov.za] The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) says it is making inroads with the Vaal River rehabilitation project.

Uganda: Parliament Orders Assessment on Impact of Social 2019-01-18 09:15:05[Monitor] Parliament's committee on Information and Communication Technology has ordered the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) ministry

Liberia: Alleged Hacking of Lonestar Cell/MTN Network Occurred 2019-01-18 08:51:51[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -According to court transcripts including oral submissions for the Prosecution in the case involving a large scale and unla

Ghana: Kasapreko Factory Will Open Up Tanoso - 2019-01-18 08:32:54[Business Day] The National Coordinator of the One-District-One-Factory Secretariat (1D1F), Hon. Gifty Ohene Konadu, has lauded the leadership of Kasa

Gambia: Barrow Pledges to Reduce Unemployment By 12% 2019-01-18 07:28:21[The Point] President Adama Barrow yesterday pledged his government's commitment to reduce youth unemployment from 38% to 25% by 2021 (medium term).

Ghana: Moody's Gives Thumbs Up to BoG for 2019-01-18 06:48:47[Ghanaian Times] International rating agency Moody's has lauded the Bank of Ghana (BoG) for carrying out much-needed banking sector reforms within th

Zimbabwe: Govt Avails U.S.$400 Million Credit Facility 2019-01-18 06:20:47[Zimbabwe Independent] Government has swiftly moved to avert a potential catastrophe by availing an emergency US$400 million credit facility to manufa

Zimbabwe: Soldiers Loot Diamond Ore in Marange During 2019-01-18 06:19:51[Kubatana.net] In Marange, 15 ZNA soldiers armed with AK 47 rifles and accompanied by a syndicate of 30 illegal diamond miners besieged Zimbabwe Conso

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Stocks rally on trade hopes, dollar set for 2019-01-18 14:09:38Major stock indexes rose worldwide on Friday and the dollar was on track for its first positive week this year, boosted by optimism that the trade con

Leasing firm seeks earlier return of 10 Avianca 2019-01-18 13:50:32Aircastle Ltd will try to repossess 10 planes from Avianca Brasil before the Feb. 1 expiration of a 15-day stay on repossessions from the struggling

Brazil aviation regulator will no longer ground 10 2019-01-18 13:50:11Brazil's aviation regulator ANAC said on Friday it would no longer ground 10 planes operated by Avianca Brasil, which represented 20 percent of the

Tesla cuts jobs as it looks to make 2019-01-18 13:44:59Tesla Inc said on Friday it would cut thousands of jobs to rein in costs as it plans to increase production of lower-priced versions of its crucial Mo

Exclusive: U.S. pushing for regular review of China 2019-01-18 13:33:06The United States is pushing for regular reviews of China's progress on pledged trade reforms as a condition for a trade deal - and could again resor

PBGC steps in to oversee Sears' two pension 2019-01-18 13:25:14Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp (PBGC) is taking steps to assume responsibility for bankrupt retailer Sears Holdings Corp's two pension plans, coverin

U.S. consumer morale at two-year low; factory output 2019-01-18 13:15:54U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled in early January to its lowest level since President Donald Trump was elected more than two years ago as an ongoing pa

Citi says female employees earn 29 percent less 2019-01-18 12:59:53(This Jan. 16 story corrects to include gender pay gap at Citi when accounting for similar positions and geographies)

Wall Street rally builds on trade optimism 2019-01-18 12:45:05Technology and industrial stocks powered Wall Street's rise on Friday, setting the three main indexes on track for their fourth week of gains, amid g

Take Five: World markets themes for the week 2019-01-18 12:42:10Following are five big themes likely to dominate thinking of investors and traders in the coming week and the Reuters stories related to them.

Tiffany holiday sales fall as dollar crimps Chinese 2019-01-18 12:21:55Tiffany & Co tempered its yearly profit forecast on Friday after the luxury jeweler's holiday sales fell unexpectedly as Chinese tourists spent

Testing times from Beijing to Wall Street 2019-01-18 12:05:57If you were surprised by this month's bounce in global stock markets, next week may tell you if you should join in or stay out.

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130 deals worth Rs 56,000 crore inked on 2019-01-18 12:21:00China-based Tsingshan group commited to invest Rs 21,000 crore to set up a steel plant and a facility to manufacture car batteries in Dholera SIR in G

Wipro beats street estimates with better Q3 numbers, 2019-01-18 09:38:00Separation of India unit, revenue flow from Alight deal lift bottom line, margins

Economy is in perilous state; would have resigned 2019-01-18 09:36:00The senior Congress leader said the NDA government would not be able to meet the fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent

L&T Infotech beats street estimates with 32% YoY 2019-01-18 08:42:00PAT was expected to be impacted by almost 10-12 per cent due to translation losses

Delhi a 'gas chamber', better not to live 2019-01-18 08:38:00There is so much pollution and traffic congestion, says Supreme Court about toxic air.

Nation waiting for new PM, govt responsible for 2019-01-18 07:35:00Praising Banerjee for inviting "all leaders" for the rally, Yadav said she is giving a strong message by doing so to the entire country

Lok Sabha elections schedule likely to be out 2019-01-18 06:00:00The Election Commission is in the process of deciding the number of phases and the months in which polling would be held

Wipro Q3 net jumps 30% YoY to Rs 2019-01-18 05:48:00The company also announced one bonus shares for every three held.

All you need to know about NMDC share 2019-01-18 05:41:00According to the company, the promoters and promoter group hold 72.43 per cent of the total equity of over 3.17 billion shares and the rest 27.57 per

Tesla to cut over thousands of jobs while 2019-01-18 05:36:00The company said it would reduce full-time employee headcount by about 7 percent and retain only the most critical temps and contractors

Record-long govt shutdown clouds outlook for consumer-driven US 2019-01-18 05:31:00Consumer spending accounts for about two-thirds of US economic activity, and the 4% jump in household spending on goods last year was a major reason t

Government may miss disinvestment target by Rs 20,000 2019-01-18 05:23:00On an average, the government has achieved nearly 65 per cent of the budgeted divestment target between FY14 and FY17

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Recession is a risk in 2019. But maybe 2019-01-10 17:00:59A number of key trends in the economy are positive, from wage growth to low interest rates. Some of the biggest wild cards are trade policy and centra

Stocks dive, again. Does Wall Street foresee a 2019-01-10 17:00:59After several strong years, stock markets look rattled as 2018 draws to a close. A mix of factors signal a heightened risk of a slowdown, but an outri

Where local residents help birth the businesses that 2019-01-10 17:00:59Often new businesses rely on financing from a top-down system where bankers call the shots. For places that feel left behind, often communities o

From hemp to organic foods, farm bill embraces 2019-01-10 17:00:59Passage of the farm bill is a rite of Congress that often borders on the arcane. But this year’s version signals how American farming is gradual

Post-layoffs, GM fights to keep tax credit for 2019-01-10 17:00:59A $7,500 tax incentive for buyers of electric vehicles is critical for General Motors as it ramps up production in the EV market. But some government

Qatar leaves OPEC, cementing distance with Saudi Arabia 2019-01-10 17:00:59Qatar will leave the world's largest consortium of oil producing countries in a bid to expand natural gas and oil drilling even as oil prices remain

Which fork in the road to take? Detroit 2019-01-10 17:00:59US carmakers appear poised to try two paths forward at once, building more SUVs and pickups, which the US market loves, to pay their way along a 

It’s a wide world of charity out there. 2019-01-10 17:00:59As ‘Giving Tuesday’ arrives, it’s a good time to think about charitable donations. Increasingly, average givers are focusi

Preparing for tech shift, GM cuts thousands of 2019-01-10 17:00:59The largest automaker in the US, General Motors, announced Nov. 26 that it would cut as many as 14,000 workers in North America. The cuts affect both

Instead of amplifying human biases, can algorithms help 2019-01-10 17:00:59The rising use of artificial intelligence has become one of the dominant trends in business. On the heels of that trend come questions about fairness

Ahead of Black Friday, market sees red 2019-01-10 17:00:59The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 600 points on Nov. 20 as tech companies and retailers face losses and an oil surplus pushed barrel prices low

Hard times in farm country coincide with a 2019-01-10 17:00:59Farmers are resourceful by necessity. But many face a test as a US-China rift undercuts their exports – a challenge familiar to those who weathe

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