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Heritage Trust Fund: 'I'm left high and dry' - Tokyo Sexwale

Tokyo Sexwale insisted the Heritage Trust Fund was real, despite National Treasury and the Reserve Bank saying he had been ...

US Unemployment Claims Reach Lowest in Over a Year

WASHINGTON - U.S. unemployment compensation claims dropped again last week to their lowest level in more than a year, the ...

US weekly jobless claims decline further

The latest data raises expectations for another month of blockbuster job growth in April.It was the second straight week that ...

Asia markets rebound after Wall Street rally

Asia markets clawed back the week's losses on Thursday after Wall Street broke a two-day dip overnight that had been ...

Dredging in Naboc River costs zero peso to govt

DAVAO DE ORO, April 21 (PIA) - Dredging activities in the Naboc River in Monkayo, Davao de Oro as part ...

US Olympian Slams Call for China Winter Games Boycott

Clare Egan is an American athlete who qualified for the 2022 U.S. Olympic Team. She competes in the biathalon, a ...

EOH to pay back over R40m earned from dodgy defence contracts - SIU

Tech firm EOH has agreed to pay back over R40 million it earned unduly from defence contracts.According to the SIU, ...

FirstRand cuts presence in India but won't exit

FirstRand has said it's scaling back its presence in India by converting its branch to a representative office, but won't ...

Pak economy in bad shape no more a revelation: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], April 21 (ANI): Pakistan's economy is in bad shape is no more a revelation, as its project performance ...

About 4 200 super rich have left SA since 2010, report finds

The Africa Wealth report is compiled by New World Wealth for AfrAsia Bank each year.The 2021 report shows that more ...

Lesotho PM faces ouster after ruling party break-up

Moeketsi Majoro's future hangs in the balance following overnight ructions in his ruling party.A senior minister on Wednesday announced that ...

DAR to subdivide collective CLOAs

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato, April 21 (PIA)-- Landholdings that were issued collective land titles under the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program ...

Russian economy returns to growth after pandemic-fueled downturn

Russia's GDP expanded 0.5% in March, data from the Ministry of Economic Development shows. It marks the first monthly growth ...

US Trying to Insulate Electrical Grid From Cyberattacks

WHITE HOUSE - With America's electrical infrastructure getting zapped daily by an unprecedented number of cyberattacks, the federal government is ...

Xi Jinping sends message to US on China's rising power in Boao address

Chinese President Xi Jinping's muscular speech to the Boao Forum Asia annual conference was clearly designed to send a signal ...

Wall Street continues sell-off at open, Dow -0.4%

US stocks opened lower on Tuesday, as traders continued to cash out of the recent rally and worry that the ...

IBM turnover picks up thanks to cloud silver lining

US computer giant IBM soothed market jitters Monday with better-than-expected results and a slight uptick in turnover after four quarters ...

Louis Vuitton, Cartier, Prada push blockchain to curb fake goods

LVMH, Richemont's Cartier and Prada SpA are joining forces to offer a blockchain solution to their customers seeking an extra ...

Boeing 737 MAX could face bigger fault than initially thought

The potential electrical problem that prompted airlines to remove some 737 MAX planes from service has been found in more ...

The West Is Practicing Vaccine Apartheid at a Global Level

For rich countries, the billions of dollars of vaccine market for Big Pharma far outweigh the benefits of saving millions ...

PAUL BUDDE: Australians to pay for failed national energy policy

Just like the disastrous NBN debacle, the cost of the Coalition Government's failed energy policies will be borne by renewable ...

Theatreworks Silicon Valley Streams new Works Festival online

The 2017 ban restricting travel from predominantly Muslim countries remains a devastating and disheartening chapter of American history. Not only ...

UN agency voices concern over shutdown of major Libyan oil port

TRIPOLI, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday expressed concern over the recent ...

CONCACAF selects nine venues to host Gold Cup

MEXICO CITY, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The 2021 CONCACAF Gold Cup will be held at nine venues in six U.S. ...

IMF chief urges "robust" price on carbon to fight climate change

WASHINGTON, April 22 (Xinhua) -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Thursday called for a robust price ...

Uzbekistan's central bank keeps main interest rate unchanged at 14 pct

TASHKENT, April 22 (Xinhua) -- Uzbekistan's central bank has decided to keep its basic rate unchanged at 14 percent based ...

Cyprus expands mortgage relief scheme

NICOSIA, April 22 (Xinhua) -- Cyprus' government on Thursday approved a supplementary scheme designed to help people who cannot repay ...

Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, April 22

MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that his country advocates stepping up international cooperation in searching for effective ...

2nd LD Writethru: ECB keeps key interest rates unchanged

FRANKFURT, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Thursday that it decided to keep the euro ...

1st LD: ECB keeps key interest rates unchanged

FRANKFURT, April 22 (Xinhua) -- The European Central Bank (ECB) said on Thursday that it decided to keep the euro ...

Xinhua world economic news summary at 0930 GMT, April 22

SEOUL -- South Korea's biggest automaker Hyundai Motor saw its operating profit almost double in the first quarter, a regulatory ...

China's central bank conducts 10 bln yuan of reverse repos

BEIJING, April 22 (Xinhua) -- China's central bank Thursday conducted 10 billion yuan (about 1.5 billion U.S. dollars) of reverse ...

IMF official sees both potential, risk in digital currencies

WASHINGTON, April 21 (Xinhua) -- Digital currencies have a potential to make financial services "much more inclusive," an International Monetary ...

Royal family's visits to Quebec were met with cheers at times, protests at others

Royal family's visits to Quebec were met with cheers at times, protests at others CTV News Montreal ...

Sudan closer to debt relief with U.S. loan to clear World Bank arrears

Sudan closer to debt relief with U.S. loan to clear World Bank arrears Reuters ...

Abu Dhabi Global Market establishes ADGM Authority

Abu Dhabi Global Market establishes ADGM Authority Khaleej Times ...

Emerging market investors focus firmly on central bank decisions

Emerging market investors focus firmly on central bank decisions Financial Times ...

Yemen, World Bank Agree to Speed up Supply of COVID-19 Vaccines

Yemen, World Bank Agree to Speed up Supply of COVID-19 Vaccines Asharq Al-awsat - English ...

Honduras central bank says economy could grow 5.2% in 2021 after pandemic, hurricanes

Honduras central bank says economy could grow 5.2% in 2021 after pandemic, hurricanes Reuters ...

Swiss money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief

Swiss money laundering probe eyes Lebanon central bank chief: report Yahoo Finance Australia ...

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U.S. to leave Afghanistan in state of war

An Afghan taxi-driver in Vancouver told one of us a decade ago that this day would come. "We defeated the ...

Slowdown in demand causes Iowa counties to turn away more vaccines

DES MOINES, Iowa: As the number of Iowa residents who have been vaccinated against Covid rises, the demand has fallen ...

Concerns over Covid causes U.S. to urge not traveling to 80% or world

WASHINGTON D.C.: Citing the need to protect U.S. citizens from contracting the Coronavirus, the U.S. State Department said on April ...

Power industry says will slash carbon emissions by 80%

WASHINGTON D.C.: A group of 13 American power companies wrote to President Joe Biden this week urging him to enact ...

Expect Covid booster after one year, says Pfizer CEO

NEW YORK, New York: Those who have been inoculated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine will likely need a third ...

American woman dies at 115, had 193 grand, great grandchildren

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Hester McCardell Ford, age 115 to 116 and believed to be the oldest living person in ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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