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Sunday, May 28, 2017


Trump moves to revive coal industry

US President Trump has this week passed measures aimed at reviving the country's declining coal industry. The move, which was a major part of his...

China launches new economic zone in Hebei to promote integration

China will establish a new special economic zone in the heavily polluted province of Hebei in order to promote integration with the neighbouring cities...

Australia Toughens Security Checks for Flights from Middle East

Australia will conduct additional security checks on passengers flying directly from Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East to prevent security threats. The new rules follow...

South Africa’s new finance minister wants radically transformed economy

New South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Saturday he was committed to maintaining South Africa's investment-grade credit ratings, which analysts have said...

Spain could have final say over future of Gibraltar during Brexit

The future of Gibraltar is at stake in the Brexit negotiations as the European Union appears to be backing Spain in its long dispute...

EU offers pre-Brexit trade talks, tough on transition

The European Union is ready to talk to Britain on a future free trade deal before the two sides agree final terms on Brexit,...

Dollar edges up, on track for weekly gain, quarterly loss

The dollar edged up on Friday, poised for weekly gains after solid U.S. economic data contrasted with cooling euro zone inflation, though it was...

Kenya finance minister expects steady growth this year, as election looms

Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich said on Thursday he expected steady economic growth for this year as he presented the country's last budget before...

S.A’s Communist Party warns of looting at treasury after Gordhan’s removal

South Africa's Communist Party (SACP), an ally of the ruling African National Congress, said on Friday the public should take serious action to...

IMF urges Nigeria to dump multiple exchange rates & lift FX...

The International Monetary Fund urged Nigeria on Thursday to lift its remaining foreign exchange restrictions and scrap its system of multiple exchange rates in...
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