Just eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam said on Monday (January 16) in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top. Jacob Greaves reports. Continue reading
Zambia’s economy has been growing at a sluggish rate averaging three percent per annum since copper prices dipped two years ago. The cost of living and doing business has been soaring in the process as the country faces economic challenges after the government cut fuel subsides last year causing a 39 percent price hike in petrol, analysts say.
President-elect Donald Trump says U.S. intelligence agencies might have leaked a dossier of what he called “fake news” about how Russia had tried to sway his actions, and slams two news organizations for reporting unsubstantiated claims about his ties to Moscow.
The Silicon Valley pioneer also said CEO Marissa Mayer and some other directors will leave the board after it closes its deal with Verizon. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading
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CEO Sergio Marchionne says he has not met with Donald Trump and that the company’s plans to expand in Michigan and Ohio have been years in the making, hours after the U.S. President-elect tweeted his thanks to Fiat.
The U.S. dollar has been at 14-year peaks on an abundance of upbeat global economic data and signs of quickening inflation, and a new Reuters polls shows most analysts expect the rally to continue through 2017. David Pollard reports on the winners and the losers of the greenback’s surge. Continue reading
ABUJA, Jan 5 (Reuters) – List of African Footballer of the
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Las Vegas crowds are dazzled as the latest innovations are showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Roselle Chen reports. Continue reading
The Japanese government defends Toyota Motor Corp after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump criticized the automaker’s plan to build a new factory in Mexico.