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Uber fights for its London survival in court

Uber will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European markets. Regulator Transport for London (TfL) shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its …

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9 Ways to Market Your Small Business During the Holidays

It’s holiday season! And by “season” I mean months of costumes and celebrations and eating … lots and lots of eating. Many of the big holidays are already behind us, like Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday. However, Christmas, Chanukah, and New Year’s Eve are still ahead of us. …

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Boss finds sacked man stood in his house with a knife – but what he did next is incredible.

A business manager bravely disarmed a knife-wielding ex-employee who was ransacking his home in revenge for being fired. John Blanchard stole boss Oliver Jones-Lee’s keys from his car in September after being sacked from his job at a waste management firm. When Mr Jones-Lee, 20, noticed the theft, he rushed to …

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Cameroon: Telecom giant Vodafone ends operations due to service interruption

Cameroon telecommunications giant Vodafone Cameroon has ended its operations in the country on Friday after the withdrawal of its license. The service provider which started operations in 2016 said in a statement that it was no longer commercially viable to resume services in Cameroon after it was suspended in September. …

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MTN Benin embroiled in non-payment of $213m frequency fees

South African telecoms giant MTN Group said on Thursday Benin’s regulator was reviewing its local unit’s reasons for not paying $213 million in frequency fees for 2016 and 2017. MTN Benin had contested the size of the fees, saying they were excessive, the company said. MTN’s fine headache in next door Nigeria has …

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African economists push for industrialization

Increasing inequality and youth unemployment on the continent require policies to diversify investment sectors. And fears of seeing the situation worsen are growing, especially with the lack of proper policies to counter the challenges facing African governments. Eggoh Jude, an associate professor at the University of Angers France says:“Today it …

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