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Chinese Company to Make Toilet Paper from Panda Faeces

A Chinese paper company will soon be producing toilet paper made from giant panda faeces and food scraps, state media said on Wednesday. Sichuan Qianwei Fengsheng Paper Company has engineered a way to recycle the copious faeces produced daily by the furry residents of the China Conservation and Research Center …

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Angola’s state oil company to investigate Isabel Dos Santos for fraud

Angola’s state oil company (Sonagol) has announced an investigation into “possible misappropriation” of funds by Isabel dos Santos, the daughter of the former president, during her time as the company’s chief executive. “We have established an internal commission of inquiry to investigate the information published,” Sonangol spokesman Mateus Benza said …

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Nigeria Airport Authority FAAN launches reviewed service charter

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) on Wednesday in Lagos reviewed and launched its service charter. The Managing Director of the Authority, who was represented by the Authority’s Director of Engineering Services, Engineer Nurudeen Daura stated that FAAN is a customer-centric organization and is totally committed to delivering quality services to …

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Giving Back Is How Your Startup Changes the World

Selfless or selfish? Corporate responsibility, strategic philanthropy or social responsibility: the role of business in society has many names. Regardless of the label, the idea is centered around creating a shared value between the business and for society. Many businesses, large and small, are assessing their impact on society and evaluating their …

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Mexico: Uber challenges ban on cash payments

Uber said on Monday that it had appealed regulations that have barred it from accepting cash fares in the Mexican state of Puebla, in a new challenge to clampdowns on the ride-hailing service in Latin America. Uber stopped accepting cash payments in the Mexico City-adjacent state on Friday, responding to …

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Apple confirms acquiring Shazam for reported $400m

Apple has confirmed acquiring Shazam, a London-based app that allows smartphone users to identify music, for a reported $400m. Apple which revolutionised music with the introduction of the the iPod and iPhone, said Shazam was a natural fit for its Apple Music streaming service. “We are thrilled that Shazam and …

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