Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) and the Tanzanian Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) are working on a plan they hope will convince Tanzanian authorities to endorse the deal during the East African
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In March, it was reported that a Lithuanian man had been charged over an email phishing attack against ?two US-based Internet companies? that were not named at the time.
Immediate former President Jane Gitau successfully defended her seat. Other officials included Dr Wilfred Marube (Vice President), Lilian Nganda (Secretary), Arik Karani (Treasurer), Beatrice Kungu (A
The biggest port in East Africa and the region's trade gateway, Mombasa handles imports of fuel and consumer goods and exports of tea and coffee from landlocked neighbours such as Uganda and South Sud
Golden Sibanda recently in Bulawayo THE Indigenisation and Economic Empower Act will not apply to investors in the Special Economic Zones, as Government bids to attract foreign investment and create m
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Deliveries of tobacco crop at both the auction and contract floors have significantly increased from the daily average sales of three million kilogrammes to the four million kilogrammes per day. Lates
Jeffrey Gogo Climate Story A NEW law banning the sale of power-guzzling light bulbs takes effect today (May 1), as energy regulator, ZERA, seeks to pivot the economy away from energy inefficient light
NMB Bank has launched an online portal that allows customers to interface with the bank on social media to obtain information and assistance online. The bank now has a presence on Facebook, Twitter, L
LONDON. — Barclays has reported a doubling of underlying quarterly profits, excluding a big hit for selling its African unit, as its chief executive sought to shift attention away from him breaking ru
HOUSTON. – Rising crude prices helped Chevron Corporation and Exxon Mobil Corporation easily beat Wall Street’s profit expectations on Friday last week, a sign the oil industry has regained its
Business Reporter Microsoft 4Afrika has transferred full ownership and management of its Intellectual Property Hub to the Common Market for East and Southern Africa, expanding its reach to more countr
Africom is one of Africa’s leading home-grown telecommunications companies based in Harare, Zimbabwe. Since its inception in 1995, it has become a leader in the integration of voice and data technolog
Kudakwashe Mhundwa Business Reporter Financial services group Zimre Holdings Limited intends to expand its footprint in the region after receiving exchange control approvals for the establishment of a
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PARIS - Amid worries about rising nationalism, French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron paid homage Sunday to the tens of thousands of French Jews killed in the Holocaust with a sombre, ......
An Oregon man who questioned the timing of a traffic light is fined $500 for engaging in the “practice of engineering” without a state-issued license.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Capitol Hill negotiators are reporting progress toward a long-sought agreement on a massive $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually
VICTORIA - A hefty American tariff on Canadian softwood could be devastating for British Columbia's economy, but it may also be advantageous for political leaders on the campaign trail who ......
Low cost players are key in an MLB rebuilding job. A's starter Andrew Triggs is providing excellent performance at low cost early in the 2017 campaign.
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IN the digital age, jobs are no longer confined in an office or a building. One can work anytime and anywhere with a laptop and a stable internet connection. These online jobs are paid well too, for m
ASIDE from investing in the stock market, a jeweler from Zamboanga City is encouraging Cebuanos, particularly young professionals, to also start investing in gold jewelry as its value appreciates. Can
By adding these two new models to the current fuel-cell Clarity, that will make Clarity the first vehicle series to offer buyers a choice of three different electrified powertrains in the one car -- a
VANCOUVER - First Nations leaders in British Columbia say they suspect the deadly opioid fentanyl is having a disproportionate impact on their communities but they can't get the numbers to ......
A HOMEGROWN developer who is scheduled for an initial public offering (IPO) this month has pledged to build 3,200 homes in the City of Naga in Cebu over the next two to three years. Cebu Landmasters I
OTTAWA - Ojibwa-Cree elder Ma-Nee Chacaby says coming out nearly 30 years ago was like unzipping her skin so she could reveal her true self. It was a moment of relief ...
THE chairman of the House committee on good government and public accountability has rejected calls for Congress to pass a new amnesty law for the benefit of corporations and individuals with unpaid t
MONTREAL - Erendira Achati Keriti needed winter clothes, but she knew she couldn't afford to buy them new. She managed to save enough money to buy second-hand garments, only to find ...
OTTAWA - A U.S. consultant hired by Ottawa to assess Canada's eventual recreational pot market says jurisdictions that regulate cannabis should expect "unbelievably high" sales growth in the first few
WASHINGTON - After more than three months in office without passing any major legislation, President Donald Trump faces a week with a deadline to avert a government shutdown and the ......
CHARLOTTETOWN - Prince Edward Island is back on the map. A map at Vancouver's airport has been amended to include Canada's smallest province, after being overlooked in an earlier version. The omissi
OTTAWA - The Canada Pension Plan pays out survivor benefits to a surviving spouse, common-law partner, estate, or dependent children. Here are a few things to know about the benefit: 1. ...
OTTAWA - Daniel Derksen was, by all accounts, the model of perfect health. Then one day, he complained about stomach pains and went to see a doctor. Four months later, he ...
NFL, meet the second coming of Bo Jackson. They compare [McCaffrey] to Hall of Famer Marshall Faulk. It's never too early to talk fantasy football and this year the RB talent pool adds some dynamic
HALIFAX - Facts about the 31-day Nova Scotia election, which will be held on May 30: Major parties: Liberals, New Democrats and Progressive Conservatives. Leaders: Premier Stephen McNeil (Liberal),
HALIFAX - Name: Gary Burrill Party: New Democratic Party Age: 61 Hometown: Woodstock, N.B. (with family roots in Yarmouth, N.S.) Job before politics: The social justice advocate and graduate of Qu
HALIFAX - Name: Stephen McNeil Party: Liberal Age: 52 Hometown: Upper Granville, N.S. Job before politics: Operated appliance repair business in Bridgetown, N.S., for 15 years. Leadership history
HALIFAX - Name: Jamie Baillie Party: Progressive Conservative Party Age: 51 Hometown: Truro, N.S. Job before politics: A chartered accountant, he worked as a senior partner at human resources cons
HALIFAX - A look at some of the major issues in Nova Scotia's election campaign: Balanced Books: The Liberals will portray themselves as good fiscal managers, having balanced the books in ...
HALIFAX - Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil has called a provincial election for May 30, seeking a second consecutive mandate from voters. McNeil dropped the writ this afternoon after meeting with .
A group of expats are searching along small roads, trails and in the bush of a town in Belize where a Canadian woman and her American boyfriend were reported missing, ...
MATI CITY, Davao Oriental -- Championing agriculture and environment conservation can happen within anyone’s backyard. Adhering to this, the Mati City Government strengthens its Green Communities (Gr
ABOITIZPOWER plans to put up more hydro facilities in Mindanao following the completion of their 68-megawatt Hedcor Manolo Fortich Hydro power project in Bukidnon while putting into consideration the
A MINDANAO-BASED corporation is eyeing a 260-megawatt (MW) wind farm to be put up in Soccsksargen region particularly in General Santos City and Sarangani Province, an official of the Department of En
THE newly-launched Davao City-General Santos City-Bitung, Indonesia Roll-on Roll-off (Roro) Asean (Association of Southeast Asia Nations) Route is seen as a fresh trade and relations opportunity for r
COFFEE shops are generally the place of many students opt to go for study when the libraries are closed or young professionals, who want to catch up with some work after office hours. The coffee shop
Charmaine Yoest, President Donald Trump's pick for Department of Health and Human Services assistant secretary for public affairs, will help craft HHS's communications strategy. Critics are concerned
NEW YORK - "The Fate of the Furious" throttled past $1 billion globally and took No. 1 at the box office for the third straight week on a weekend where ......
NEW YORK (AP) — A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African American made up the top three films in North America on a culturally dive
MANILA, Philippines -  The Philippines has escaped a potential imposition of trade sanctions by the United States, while other major Asian economies have bee
MANILA, Philippines -  The Philippines remains out of the US government’s watch list of countries with problematic intellectual property rights (IPR) protect
MANILA, Philippines -  Malacañang has endorsed an executive order prepared by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) that substan
MANILA, Philippines -  Despite the continued crackdown on the mining industry, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) inked a partnership
MANILA, Philippines -  Environment group called on the governments in Southeast Asia to end coal projects in the region and instead commit to renewable energ
TOKYO, Japan — The Philippines should pursue better clean coal technology (CCT) in putting up coal-fired power plants to support its growing economy and at t
MANILA, Philippines -  Consumer group Asia-Pacific Network for Food Sovereignty (APNFS) and its local counterpart called on the governments in Southeast Asia
MANILA, Philippines -  Metro Pacific Investments Corp.’s (MPIC) overdue toll rate adjustments for the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and Manila-Cavite Toll Ex
One of the world’s top actresses, Meryl Streep, has called for the freeing of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker sentenced to 20 years in jail after being subjected to a sham trial in Russia. The U.S
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