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  • C&I Leasing seeks unemployment reduction with online recruitment portal launch 13 Oct 2019 21:09 C&I Leasing Plc is set to launch an end to end online recruitment platform designed to match talented candidates on the job market with innovative companies looking to grow their staff. The portal, www.getajobng.com (GetAJobNG) will be launched at an …
  • Opinion: Budget 2020 suffers fiscal sustainability dilemma 13 Oct 2019 21:09 By BONIFACE CHIZEA On Tuesday October 8, 2019 President Buhari presented to a joint session of the National Assembly (NA) the details of the above Budget which is named; ‘Budget of Sustaining Growth and Job Creation.’ The first thing that struck someone is …
  • Border closure: Exporters decry rising unsold inventory 13 Oct 2019 21:09 By BUKOLA LONGE Local manufacturers involved in exportation in the country have expressed concerns over the huge losses being recorded on a daily basis owing to the indefinite closure of the nation’s borders, as unsold inventory rises. The Chairman, MAN …
  • Mental health key in mitigating suicide 13 Oct 2019 21:01 THE World Health Organisation (WHO) this week revealed that one person commits suicide every 40 seconds on average globally, which means nearly 800 000 lives are lost every year. The revelation was done in light of the World Mental Health Day that was …
  • OPINIONISTA: The news headline should have screamed ‘Murder’ 13 Oct 2019 20:59 To accurately problematise Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill and its religion-based justifications, one first has to grasp the plot twist that makes the New Testament such a scandalous sequel to the Old Testament. The irony of this moment isn’t as profound …
  • SCORPIO: The Chronicles of Grand Azania, Part Two: Floyd Shivambu’s time of spending dangerously 13 Oct 2019 20:59 In the first article in this series, Scorpio showed how Floyd Shivambu was the directing hand and main beneficiary of two companies turned slush funds, which received R15.1-million in stolen money from VBS Mutual Bank. Shivambu can no longer hide behind …
  • Mesut Ozil, Cristiano Ronaldo and more footballers who share their wealth with good causes 13 Oct 2019 20:57 Footballers are renowned for the hefty amounts of money they earn, but it's not all fast cars and expensive watches for those at the top of the game. In fact, many footballers - whether publicly or privately - donate huge amounts of money and time to …
  • Central African Christians, Muslims work through trauma together Catholic Philly 13 Oct 2019 20:56 By Bronwen Dachs • Catholic News Service • Posted October 10, 2019 Christians and Muslims in Central African Republic are gathering in community halls to talk about their traumas and find ways of healing after six years of violence. With thousands of …
  • Match practice is very important before any series: Umesh Yadav 13 Oct 2019 20:56 Pune (Maharashtra) [India], Oct 13 (ANI): India pacer Umesh Yadav, who bagged six wickets in the second Test which India won by an innings and 137 runs on Sunday, said that 'match practice is very important' before playing any series. The 31-year- …
  • Four popular people you didn't know are from Equatorial Guinea - Face2Face Africa 13 Oct 2019 20:56 The Republic of Equatorial Guinea is a country located in Central Africa. It consists of two parts, an insular region and the mainland region.  The insular region is home to Bioko Island located in the northernmost part of the country, which is also the …
  • Egypt, Ethiopia Leaders to Meet on Nile Dam Standoff 13 Oct 2019 20:56 CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building on the River Nile. A long-running …
  • The exodus of talent from Hollywood studios to streamers is stunning. We mapped it 13 Oct 2019 20:53 Shonda Rhimes. Ryan Murphy. Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Those and other big-name showrunners have flocked to Netflix, Amazon Studios and other streamers in recent years as the streaming wars have created an unprecedented competition for talent. Studios have …
  • Japan creates history as quarters set 13 Oct 2019 20:50 The Scots were so desperate to get their chance on the night in Yokohama, there was talk of a day in court. When it came to the moment of truth, they couldn’t quite match it with Japan. Scotland missed out on qualifying for the knockout rounds of the Rugby …
  • Japan pay tribute to Typhoon Hagibis victims after historic win 13 Oct 2019 20:47 "Before the match started at the team hotel, the players already knew how this game was more than just us, that a lot of people suffered in the typhoon for this game to happen," he said.  "We are grateful for the opportunity to inspire Japan …
  • Our Rugby World Cup quarter-final predictions 13 Oct 2019 20:31 The Rugby World Cup quarterfinal match-ups - form guide and predictions. ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA (Oita - Saturday 8.15pm) Australia have a terrible recent record against England which begs the question: does coach Michael Cheika have some new tricks up his …
  • Madoya’s team wins Safari Tour Pro-am at Royal 13 Oct 2019 20:23 By LARRY NGALA More by this Author The team of Naivasha-based professional Justus Madoya, and Royal amateurs Maurice Monni, Abner Onsomu and Joshua Ichangi carded an impressive score of 86 points to claim the Safari Tour Pro-Am event sponsored by Magical …
  • 2021 Africa Cup of Nations: The Gambia, Chad, South Sudan and Sao Tome advance in qualifying 13 Oct 2019 20:22 The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations will be held in CameroonThe Gambia and Chad both needed penalties to reach the group phase of qualifying for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations as South Sudan and Sao Tome e Principe secured their places with aggregate victories. …
  • 2019 Rugby World Cup: World media react to All Blacks v Ireland quarter-final and Japan beating Scotland 13 Oct 2019 20:20 How the world media reacted to the All Blacks' quarter-final draw against Ireland, and Japan beating Scotland. Ireland v New Zealand quarter-final It is a struggle to see how this Ireland team can topple a giant - by Shane Horgan of The Times " …
  • Highlights of Croatia's Adriatic 13 Oct 2019 20:17 By Candyce H. Stapen Croatia's coast unfurls along the Adriatic Sea as a ribbon of coves and peninsulas that curve along the shore for more than 1,100 miles. Many of the nearly 20 million tourists (in 2018) soak up the sun and the scenic views in the …
  • Tunisia polls suggest conservative professor wins election 13 Oct 2019 20:14 TUNIS, Tunisia — A conservative, Islamist-backed law professor looked set to assume Tunisia’s presidency after polling agencies suggested he overwhelmingly won Sunday’s runoff election in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings. …
  • Win for Douglas, podium place for Sharp at ROK Cup 13 Oct 2019 19:44 Young Kiwi karter Jacob Douglas has claimed a breakthrough Junior ROK class win and fellow Cantabrian Louis Sharp has finished on the podium in the Mini ROK class at this year’s ROK Cup Superfinal event in Italy. Douglas, 14, and Sharp, 12, were two of …
  • News24.com | Ramaphosa in London to address the Financial Times Africa Summit during 2-day working visit 13 Oct 2019 19:40 President Cyril Ramaphosa has arrived safely in London where he is expected to deliver the opening address at the 6th annual Financial Times Africa Summit on Monday. The summit is being held at Claridge's in London. Ramaphosa, who is on a two-day …
  • Sport24.co.za | Springbok Women's Sevens champions of Africa 13 Oct 2019 19:37 Cape Town - The Springbok Women's Sevens side confirmed their status as the best team in Africa when they won the Rugby Africa Women's Sevens in Monastir, Tunisia on Sunday. Zintle Mpupha and the Imbokodo squad edged Kenya 15-14 in the final at …
  • Willow Magic progeny set to prove popular at sale 13 Oct 2019 19:34 There is one certainty about the 2019 Emperors Palace Ready To Run Sale scheduled for Germiston on November 3 — three prominent young men in racing will be taking a close look at Lot 79. Mathew de Kock, son of legendary trainer Mike de Kock, Murray …
  • All Blacks get Ireland in RWC quarter-finals, but how do other knockout games look? 13 Oct 2019 19:32 A mouth-watering Rugby World Cup quarter-final schedule should provide answers to one of the sport's enduring questions. Do teams get peak performance from a bye week or from regular games? The unwelcome intrusion of typhoon Hagibis on the final …