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South Africa:Ramaphosa Steps Up to Economic Realities With R50bn Package
[Daily Maverick] President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced an economic stimulus package centred around re-prioritising R50-billion from the budget and establishing an infrastructure fund which will see government contribute over R400-billion over the medium-term. The President is finally making his economic mark.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:21:28 GMT

Tanzania:Plea of Lawmaker Who Predicted MV Nyerere Tragedy
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Few weeks ago, a lawmaker in Tanzania spoke in parliament, urging the government to rehabilitate the MV Nyerere ferry which, as fate would have it, sank days later in Lake Victoria, killing over 100 people.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:09:29 GMT

Tanzania:Opposition Leader Faults Government Authorities Over Ferry Disaster
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The National Chairman of the opposition political party-NCCR Mageuzi, Mr James Mbatia, has faulted government authorities over inconsistencies in connection to a ferry disaster in Lake Victoria yesterday.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:08:05 GMT

South Africa:Ramaphosa Unveils $3.5 Billion Stimulus for Recession-Hit Economy
[allAfrica] President Cyril Ramaphosa, who inherited a contracting economy from his scandal-ridden predecessor, today announced an economic stimulus and recovery plan for the country. The plan included spending of R50 billion ($3.5 billion) in what he called "reprioritised expenditure and new project level funding."

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 15:59:21 GMT

Tanzania:Victoria Tragedy Update - 94 Bodies Retrieved
[Daily News] About 94 bodies have so far been retrieved from capsized MV Nyerere ferry. The ferry was sailing from Bugolora to Ukara in Ukerewe Island in Lake Victoria on Thursday afternoon.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:48:49 GMT

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The final battle for Sky is underway
An extended takeover battle involving three of the world's most powerful media companies is culminating in the most dramatic way imaginable: An auction.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 19:01:05 EDT

Papa John's possible new logo drops the apostrophe
Papa John's is considering a sleek, boxy new logo that turns Papa John's into Papa Johns.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:56:15 EDT

Walmart discriminated against pregnant workers, federal agency says
A federal agency is suing Walmart for discriminating against pregnant employees.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:10:24 EDT

The disappearing White House press briefings explained
The daily White House press briefing is no longer routine. In fact, reporters can't even count on one weekly anymore. So far this month, there has only been one press briefing in total.

Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:54:37 EDT

Pot company CEO expects American market to open up
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Fri, 21 Sep 2018 13:26:14 EDT
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