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Egypt suspends fish exports to lower local price

 President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said, Egypt has halted fish exports after a surge in sales to foreign markets following last November’s currency devaluation led to supply shortages locally and a spike in domestic prices. Sisi did not say how long the suspension will last but promised Egyptians, who have seen …

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Google plans to train 6,000 media professionals – official

West Africa Google says it plans to equip more than 6,000 media professionals in the region on the appropriate use of Google tools in 2017. Taiwo Kola-Ogunlade, the Head of Communications of West Africa Google made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in Lagos on Wednesday. He said …

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Dubai Scam Unveiled: Anatomy of Exential’s forex rip-off; court orders company to pay investors

The Exential office at the Arenco Tower in Media City, Dubai.

More skeletons tumble out as noose tightens around those behind Dh1.1 billion Ponzi scam DUBAI: A Dubai court has ordered Exential chief Sydney Lemos and his companies to pay back a group of investors who lost their hard-earned money in a Dh1.1 billion Ponzi scheme disguised as a foreign currency …

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YouTube rolls out live TV streaming service, YouTube TV

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The world’s biggest video site now has a live TV streaming service to compete with SlingTV, PlayStation Vue, and DirecTV Now. YouTube’s own live TV streaming service, aptly named YouTube TV, is now available in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia, and the San Francisco Bay area. It joins …

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Pepsi pulls Kendall Jenner advert amid outcry

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Pepsi has pulled an advert that sparked an outcry and accusations that the drinks maker was trivialising recent street protests across the US. The advert featured reality TV star Kendall Jenner leaving a photo shoot to join a heavily policed demonstration. She defuses the tension by walking to the police …

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Want to prove your worth in mobile developing? Google is offering certifications

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You can already get a Google Partner badge for your AdWords skills, and now, you can get one for mobile development, too. Your latest degree may not come from a university — instead, it could be Google giving you the certification you need for your job. On Monday, the tech …

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