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Reasons Why Business Leaders Are No Longer Afraid to Get Political

This week saw a slew of top names in tech and business responding to the fallout from the violence and protests in Charlottesville, Va. At issue for many leaders was President Donald Trump’s response to the hate groups who participated. Trump’s comments led a number of business leaders, including Apple CEO Tim …

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No sex, no gambling: China tightens rules on foreign investment

New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security They also prohibit investments in the gambling and sex industries Deals in outbound deals in property, hotels, entertainment, sports clubs and film studios will also be restricted Still, some kinds of investment are encouraged …

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Gabon succeeds in its venture to attract more investors using Eurobonds

Despite a projected debt level of 62% of its Gross Domestic Product in 2017, Gabon has succeeded in seducing the international capital market with an issue of international bonds worth $ 200 million. The operation set and seen through by Deutsche Bank received an interest rate of 7% at the …

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Customer panic as Ghana central bank takes over two distressed banks

There is a state of panic among customers of two commercial banks in Ghana after the Bank of Ghana (BoG) announced a takeover of the banks. Most patrons of UT bank and Capital bank, thronged the premises on Monday morning after an announcement that the operating licenses of the two …

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Uganda, Tanzania commence work on construction of $3.5bn oil pipeline

The leaders of Tanzania and Uganda laid a foundation stone on Saturday for the construction of a $3.55 billion crude export pipeline that would pump Ugandan oil for international markets. The 1,445 km-project set for completion by 2020 will stretch from landlocked Uganda’s western region, where crude reserves were discovered …

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To help fight fake news, Facebook surfaces Related Articles before you click

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Fake news is an ongoing battle for Facebook, but the latest feature is designed to help users make their own informed decision from more than one source. Facebook Related Articles have been popping up for a few years — but now the social media platform is loading related stories before …

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