Thu, 12 Dec 2019

On brink of 'man-made' starvation, Zimbabweans struggling to cope

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe - Every morning, just before the daily power cut kicks in, Juliet Gumbo enters her kitchen to start ...

Inside the boxful of Georgians dreams

Once upon a time, the richest man in Georgia collected people's dreams.At a May 2012 campaign rally of the then-opposition ...

Mexico transformed? Challenges, changes after a year of leftist government

A year ago, the first leftist president in Mexico's modern history took office.The victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, commonly ...

Private sector in the NHS - growing but unlikely to take over

The Labour Party has tried throughout the general election campaign to steer attention towards the NHS. Polls show that Labour ...

USMCA: The 3 most important changes in the new NAFTA and why they matter

President Donald Trump and Democratic leaders agreed on a deal to pass a new trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico ...

JSE firmer as inflation slows for a consecutive month

The local bourse edged higher on Wednesday on the back of modest gains across all the major indices.There was positive ...

Can African smallholders farm themselves out of poverty?

A great deal of research on agriculture in Africa is organised around the premise that intensification can take smallholder farmers ...

Ramaphosa: 'There has been a measure of sabotage' behind power cuts

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that sabotage contributed to recent uninterrupted load shedding.Ramaphosa is briefing the media on Eskom after ...

Boris Johnson's Brexit policy explained

Boris Johnson's mantra for the 2019 election has been that a vote for the Conservatives is a vote to "get ...

Netflix could lose 4 million subscribers in 2020

PanARMENIAN.Net - Needham and Co was the fourth Wall Street brokerage in two months to cut its rating for Netflix ...

Sensex closes 173 points higher but Yes Bank plunges by 13.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The last hour of trading on bourses capped a volatile session on Wednesday with ...

PH labor market remains vibrant but gains need to be sustained-NEDA

QUEZON CITY, Dec. 11 (PIA)--The country's labor market continues to thrive, with increased employment level and lower unemployment rates in ...

ADB trims India's GDP growth forecast to 5.1 pc in current fiscal

Manila [Philippines], Dec 11 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing ...

Equity indices edge higher, Yes Bank in focus

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Equity benchmark indices edged higher during early hours on Wednesday with most sectoral parameters ...

Newspaper Criticizes Film's Take on Olympic Bombing Coverage

ATLANTA - After a bomb exploded in a downtown Atlanta park midway through the 1996 Olympics, a security guard initially ...

Pelosi Announces Support for New North American Trade Deal

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi endorsed a modified North American trade pact Tuesday, declaring it is a significant improvement over ...

Bolsonaro invites Senegalese president to visit Brazil in 2020

Amid the increasing growth in African countries, as gauged by GDP indicators worldwide, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro invited the president ...

India reduced emission intensity of GDP by 21 pc: Prakash Javadekar

Madrid [Spain], Dec 10 (ANI): India has reduced the emissions intensity of its GDP (emissions per unit of GDP) by ...

Nampak appoints Erik Smuts as new CEO

Nampak [JSE:NPK] has announced the appointment of Erik Smuts as its new chief executive officer to replace Andre de Ruyter, ...

Judge Rules for Exxon Mobil in Suit Over Climate Regulations

NEW YORK - Exxon Mobil prevailed Tuesday in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the toll that climate ...

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India, Germany agree to deepen cooperation in combating terrorism

New Delhi [India], Dec 11 (ANI): India and Germany on Wednesday agreed to further deepen cooperation in combating terrorism through ...

5 new ways for schools to work with families

Text messages, email alerts, open houses, fundraising appeals, robocalls - parents know the drill. They are inundated with requests from ...

Former German Manager On Trial For Bribing Of Turkmen Oil Officials

A former manager of Germany's MAN company has gone on trial in Munich on charges of bribing top officials at ...

Sensex closes 173 points higher but Yes Bank plunges by 13.8 pc

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): The last hour of trading on bourses capped a volatile session on Wednesday with ...

Edutech start-up Noon Academy launches new office in Bengaluru

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India] Dec 11 (ANI/NewsVoir): Riyadh headquartered Noon Academy, one of the fastest-growing Edutech start-ups in the Middle East ...

ADB trims India's GDP growth forecast to 5.1 pc in current fiscal

Manila [Philippines], Dec 11 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday trimmed its forecasts for economic growth in developing ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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