Daily Archives: June 15, 2013

African Youth at the forefront of the 2nd edition of the New York Forum Africa

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Big business must invest in SA

To contribute to SA’s economic wellbeing – Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

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SA leaders discuss Zim election crisis

In an attempt to draw up a road map for elections.

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Platinum market likely to hit record deficit in 2013

But this doesn’t necessarily mean higher prices – HSBS.

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Mandela 'recovering very well' – grandson

After his week-long hospital stay.

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Tax haven British territories sign transparency deal

Plan to disclose more on shell company ownership.

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Did South African mining just grow up?

A great deal of work remains but the latest commitments bode well.

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I say, do you take Mastercard and Visa? Woof!

A dog has surprised customers after becoming a member of the administration team at a Cumbrian quarry in the UK

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This Kanhaiya didn’t play with the cowgirls, he slaved to bail out Yashodha

The baby she bore while in prison came to bail her out from jail 19 years later.

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Reparations

Sixty tardy years;
So many dead.

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Museveni is right: African nations worship the US

At last month’s African Union Heads of State Summit in Ethiopia, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni alleged that Africans had stopped worshipping God, and instead they were worshipping the United States.

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Refinery: Oil dealers wage war on each other

Only a week after Kenya suspended some 10 oil marketers over defaults in servicing a $350 million credit facility and lifting product from the country’s rickety refinery, their peers are now pushing for tougher penalties.

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Kenya in tax measures to build infrastructure, cushion old and poor

Kenyans will have to dig deeper into their pockets to finance key infrastructure and social projects, while at the same time cushioning vulnerable groups in an expansionist Ksh1.6 trillion ($18.8 billion) budget.

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MPs ensure additional $33m in Tanzania budget

The Tanzanian government was forced to add an extra Tsh538.6 billion ($33.07 million) to the 2013/2014 budget following discussions with the Parliamentary Budget Committee under the newly introduced budget cycle.

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