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  • How most of Sh3tr budget will line pockets of the rich 18 Jun 2019 06:43 The Government is the biggest spender in any economy and for every shilling it spends, a supplier gets paid, a farmer gets a return and a construction worker secures employment. This is the multiplier effect theory, where “one person’s spending is another’ …
  • Rice Seed Market 2019 Global Industry Growth, Historical Analysis, Size, Trends, Emerging Factors, Demands, Key Players, Emerging Technologies and Potential of Industry Till 2024 18 Jun 2019 06:42 Jun 18, 2019 (The Expresswire via COMTEX) -- Global Rice Seed Market 2019 Industry Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Global Rice Seed industry. This report studies the Rice Seed market size by players, regions …
  • Youths targeted in coral reefs restoration at the coast 18 Jun 2019 06:40 MOMBASA, KENYA: Plans to restore degraded coral reefs at the Kenyan Coast are on top gear with youths targeted in the process According to the Coast Development Authority (CDA), coral reef habitats in the counties of Mombasa, Kwale, Kilifi, and Lamu have …
  • News24.com | Egypt slammed for Morsi's 'terrible but predictable' death 18 Jun 2019 06:38 A human rights group says the Egyptian government bears responsibility for the death of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, amid pressing international demands for a fair and transparent investigation into the circumstances surrounding his final hours …
  • Mitel Appoints Feras Zeidan as Regional Director of Middle East and Africa 18 Jun 2019 06:35 Industry leader with extensive experience in the region to drive the company’s growth and help organizations on their path to digital transformationLONDON — Mitel®, a global leader in business communications, today announced the appointment of Feras Zeidan …
  • Kenya-Somalia border dispute on UN agenda 18 Jun 2019 06:30 Kenya has sought the intervention of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on the maritime border dispute with Somalia. UN Secretary General António Guterres is said to have informally mentioned the raging dispute to the 15-member UNSC as a possible …
  • Watchdog assails Egypt over Morsi mistreatment 18 Jun 2019 06:30 Updated 11:24 pm PDT, Monday, June 17, 2019 Photo: Fredrik Persson, AP FILE - In this May 20, 2012 file photo, then Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate Mohammed Morsi holds a rally in Cairo, Egypt. On Monday June 17, 2019, Egypt's state TV …
  • Notre Dame's Laurie Nathan says stabilization and progress twd restoration of constitutional rule in Sudan depend on mediation 18 Jun 2019 06:29 Below I'm sharing comments on Sudan made by Professor of the Practice of Mediation Laurie Nathan of Notre Dame's Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. He is a senior mediation advisor to the United Nations. He serves on the UN Academic …
  • Report: 9.7B people by 2050 18 Jun 2019 06:28 United Nations The world's population is getting older and growing at a slower pace but is still expected to increase from 7.7 billion currently to 9.7 billion in 2050, the United Nations said Monday. The U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs…
  • City of Johannesburg Municipal Council approves debt rehabilitation programme 18 Jun 2019 06:18 JOHANNESBURG – Joburg City approves debt rehabilitations programme. about 1 hour ago The City of Johannesburg has approved a debt rehabilitation programme which aims to bring about a new approach to the increasing amount of debtors in the city. According …
  • Calm dressing room key to Bangladesh win, says Shakib 18 Jun 2019 06:15 Shakib scored his second century in a row as Bangladesh pulled off the second highest successful run chase in the tournament's history to beat twice champions West Indies by seven wickets. Sent in to bat first, the West Indies set a target of 322 but …
  • Are Black Caps batsmen ready for toughest test against South Africa? 18 Jun 2019 06:12 By Niall Anderson in Birmingham If there has been one issue with the dominance of the Black Caps bowlers at the Cricket World Cup, you may find it in the resulting lack of opportunities for the Black Caps batsmen. Get out your tiny violins for the ultimate …
  • State of nation: Listen to Obasanjo, Fulani group tells Buhari - Daily Trust 18 Jun 2019 06:11 By Dickson S. Adama, Jos   | Published Date Jun 18, 2019 4:29 AM The Gan Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to listen  to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s advice on issues affecting the country. The …
  • “We Need More Action to Protect Children” - Liberian Daily Observer 18 Jun 2019 06:11 On Monday, June 17, 2019, Liberians joined other African countries to observe this year’s Day of the African Child, which is an annual celebration, and opportunity to reflect on progress towards progress on health, education, equality and protection for …
  • Sport24.co.za | SA's Peyper to ref opening Super Rugby quarter-final 18 Jun 2019 06:09 2019-06-18 07:51 Cape Town - The match officials for the Super Rugby quarter-finals have been announced by SANZAAR. South Africa's Jaco Peyper will be the referee for the first match between the Crusaders and Highlanders in Christchurch on Friday (09: …
  • Key to Bangladesh's success... 18 Jun 2019 06:07 'There was a lot of confidence and belief that we could chase it' IMAGE: Shakib scored his second century in a row as Bangladesh pulled off the second highest successful run chase. Photograph: ICC/Twitter Bangladesh's successful run chase …
  • Egypt's former president Morsi buried in Cairo 18 Jun 2019 06:05 Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi was buried in Cairo on Tuesday, his lawyer said, a day after he collapsed in court and died. Rights groups called for an independent probe into the detention conditions and death of the …
  • From food to philanthropy: Retirement tales of A... 18 Jun 2019 06:01 Wipro boss Azim Premji and Indian skipper Yuvraj Singh recently announced their retirement from their respective fields. Here's what the two legends do not have in common. Vital coincidences: There’s only one, perhaps. Both retired around the same time …
  • Not for the boring lot: Sanjay Manjrekar shares ... 18 Jun 2019 06:01 The former cricketer believes that the use of playful language is also important. BCCL Sanjay Manjrekar made the short walk from the dressing room to the commentary box Sports commentators have the best seat in the house, but occupational hazards abound. …
  • INEC: We Only Experimented with Server in 2018 18 Jun 2019 05:59 •Insists it was not used for 2019 general election Chuks Okocha and Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday insisted that the results of the 2019 general election were not transmitted electronically to its …
  • By almost all measures, South Africa’s economy was in better shape in 2008 18 Jun 2019 05:59 Lesetja Kganyago, then the top official at South Africa’s Treasury, was taking a break at Sugarloaf Mountain in Rio de Janeiro between two G-20 meetings in November 2008 when he got the bad news. Barely three years after his country had managed to get its …
  • Salesforce buys Tableau in deal of the decade 18 Jun 2019 05:59 Salesforce’s Tableau acquisition dominated the international ICT market last week. At home, Naspers’ latest acquisition was one of the main local stories. Key local news of the past week A half-year loss from Labat Africa, despite a 461.5% rise in revenue. …
  • Joburg Zoo gets two elephants despite mounting objections 18 Jun 2019 05:59 The two new elephants Ramadiba, 22 and Mopani, 19, explore their night room for the first time at the Joburg Zoo. Joburg Zoo has defended its stance in getting two more elephants after a verbal attack and threat of legal action by the National Society for …
  • Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca's Afro-Cuban Beats Return To Summer Nights On Saturday July 20, 2019 18 Jun 2019 05:58 New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca present the Afro-Latin Diaspora, connecting back to Mother Africa via the Cuban clave rhythm. Lemvo is equally at home singing in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Lingala and Kikongo. Since …
  • Robert Miller Thanks Future Lighting Team for Innovative Growth Strategies Workshop at LIGHTFAIR 201 18 Jun 2019 05:58 (MENAFN - Market Press) Future Lighting Solutions recently participated in the 30th edition of LIGHTFAIR in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As part of the pre-conference, FLS presented the highly-anticipated workshop, Growth Strategies for Existing and …