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Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa

Motorcycle taxi companies are expanding in West Africa with backing from investors betting that the meteoric rise of two-wheeled taxi firms in Asia can be replicated in some of the fastest growing countries in the world....

Motorbike taxi firms rev up for race into West Africa

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U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have st...
18:32 2019-07-12

U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 million to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have st...
01:00 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-U.S. shale firms put up $16.5 mln to build West Texas charter schools Twenty top U.S. energy companies agreed to contribute $16.5 million to open new schools in West Texas, where an influx of oil and gas workers have st...
13:16 2019-07-13

West Africa struggles with rise in pollution Every year around the world, almost 8 million people die prematurely as a result of air pollution. The air quality in Europe is well monitored, but t...
15:16 2019-08-09

West Africa: Using data to prevent drought Climate change will hit Africa particularly hard, fueling drought, heat and crop failures. Researchers are working to prepare the west of the contine...
15:00 2019-08-01

Trump and Merkel discussed Libya, West Africa during UK visit U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the situation in Libya and West Africa during a meeting in Britain on Wedne...
10:48 2019-06-05

Chimpanzees in West Africa observed fishing for crabs year-round Where did the earliest humans get the idea to start eating seafood? New research suggests they may have been inspired by their closest ape ancestor, ...
11:32 2019-05-29

World Cup 2019: South Africa vs West Indies Match Rained Off The World Cup match between South Africa and the West Indies was abandoned after persistent heavy rain in Southampton, with both sides earning a poin...
16:32 2019-06-10

Senegal imports turbines for West Africa's first big wind farm project Senegal started importing turbines for its first large-scale wind farm on Thursday, the biggest such project in West Africa that will supply nearly a...
15:48 2019-05-23

| West Africa wealth inequalities reaching extreme levels - report West Africa suffers the most inequalities on the continent but many governments prefer to ignore problems despite economic growth, a report by Oxfam ...
06:32 2019-07-10

South Africa v West Indies: Cricket World Cup 2019 – live! Cricket World Cup updates from SouthamptonCounty cricket – live! Join Tanya Aldred for the latest newsFeel free to email Tim or to tweet: @TimdeLisle...
05:48 2019-06-10

South Africa on the brink of World Cup exit after West Indies wash-out South Africa's already slim Cricket World Cup hopes were left hanging by a thread after their clash with the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl was washed...
11:16 2019-06-10

Islamic State West Africa claims killing and execution of 29 Nigerian soldiers Islamic State's West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been k...
14:16 2019-05-22

A U.S.-funded nuclear project to zap a killer fly into extinction is saving West Africa’s cows The project is part of a broader push to harness nuclear energy for good that has stayed on track even as the Trump administration has sought to slas...
16:48 2019-05-31

Successful elections and ‘political dialogues’ push democracy forward in West Africa and the Sahel Progress has been made in consolidating democracy in West Africa and the Sahel, according to the United Nation’s Special Representative in the region...
17:32 2019-07-24

South Africa vs West Indies live stream: how to watch today's Cricket World Cup 2019 from anywhere South Africa desperately need a win at the Rose Bowl to keep their Cricket World Cup 2019 hopes alive after three straight defeats. West Indies capta...
05:00 2019-06-10

West Ham resigned to losing out to Valencia in Maxi Gómez race • Valencia understood to have reached deal with Celta Vigo• West Ham were prepared to pay €50m for forwardWest Ham are resigned to losing out to Vale...
14:16 2019-07-09

West Ham fear missing out to Valencia in race for Celta Vigo’s Maxi Gómez • 22-year-old striker has £45m release clause in contract• West Ham tell Manchester United Issa Diop is not for saleWest Ham face an uphill battle to...
17:16 2019-06-15

North West Is The Best Helper as Saint West Makes His Singing Debut at Kanye West's Sunday Service This is what big sisters are for, right? North West proved (once again) on Sunday that she's the ultimate big sister. North's little brother Saint W...
10:16 2019-06-03

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure: Here’s what this roller coaster is like USA TODAY’s Sarah Sekula experiences Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Universal Orlando. Join her for the twists, turns ...
21:48 2019-06-11

Royal convoy crash: Woman, 83, hit by police motorbike in William and Kate's convoy suffered broken arms, pelvis and leg, family says The family of an elderly woman who was hit by a police motorbike in the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's motorcade has revealed the full extent of her...
14:32 2019-06-20

Africa Cup of Nations: Hosts Egypt stunned by late South Africa strike • Thembinkosi Lorch hits 85th-minute winner in Cairo • Nigeria come from behind to beat champions CameroonThembinkosi Lorch scored the winner for Sou...
19:00 2019-07-06

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Paul Put - spurned in Europe, celebrated in Africa So far, Guinea have disappointed at this edition of the Africa Cup, and if they fail to beat Burundi on Sunday, their tournament will be over. Their ...
20:48 2019-06-28

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of ...
19:32 2019-07-10

Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 – as it happened South Africa shock hosts Egypt to set up a quarter-final with Nigeria. 11.16pm BST Related: Egypt 0-1 South Africa: Africa Cup of Nations round of 1...
19:00 2019-07-06

South Africa 0-1 Morocco: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened M’Bark Boussoufa’s last-minute goal sent Morocco through as group winners and left the fate of a toothless South Africa very much in the balanceMadag...
15:16 2019-07-01

Psalm West! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West give their fourth child a biblical name Kim Kardashian and Kanye West found religious inspiration for their fourth child's name and shared a first photo Friday.    ...
13:16 2019-05-21

Kim Kardashian Says Fans ''Have No Idea How Sweet'' Brothers Psalm West and Saint West Are Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's fourth child and baby boy Psalm West's biggest fan in the his family is probably his big brother. The Keeping Up Wit...
22:16 2019-07-20

Kim Kardashian's Sons Saint West and Psalm West Cuddle in Adorable Photo Now that's brotherly love! Kim Kardashian posted on her Instagram page on Sunday an adorable photo of her and Kanye West's eldest son Saint West, 3,...
03:48 2019-07-15

North West and Penelope Disick Are the Newest Members of Kanye West's Sunday Service Choir Kanye West's musical talents run in the family. North West and Saint West, plus their crew of friends and cousins, joined Yeezy and his Sunday Servi...
02:16 2019-05-27

Michelle Wie marries Jonnie West, son of NBA legend Jerry West Five-time LPGA Tour champion Michelle Wie got married on Saturday to Jonnie West, an executive for the Warriors and son of NBA legend Jerry West. &#...
14:00 2019-08-12

This five-seater air taxi just completed its first flight The promise of flying cars has never been fulfilled. Sure, there are pint-sized airplanes you can also drive on land but let’s be honest here, those ...
10:32 2019-05-21

New low-spec LEVC TX Icon taxi on the way News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC to build low-spec ‘Icon’ version of its TX electric taxi, while also announcing it's '100% committed’ ...
13:32 2019-07-31

Taxi slams into scaffolding in Midtown: authorities A yellow taxi crashed into scaffolding near a Midtown intersection during Wednesday morning rush hour, authorities said. The minivan careened into th...
16:32 2019-07-03

Taxi slams into Hell’s Kitchen restaurant A yellow cab driver lost control and slammed into a Manhattan restaurant on Thursday afternoon, injuring eight people, authorities said. The male cab...
16:32 2019-07-11

Yellow taxi bursts into flames in Tribeca A yellow taxi went up in flames Tuesday morning in Tribeca — with dramatic photos showing the car completely engulfed in the inferno as black s...
16:32 2019-07-03

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14:32 2019-05-23

Uber Air flying taxi service to be trialled in Melbourne Telstra, Macquarie, Westfield-operator Scentre Group, and Melbourne Airport to help the Silicon Valley darling launch a third Uber Air pilot city and...
21:16 2019-06-11

In Night Call, You're A Taxi Driver Who Has To Find A Killer There’s a serial killer on the loose in Paris. The taxi that you drive is running low on gas, the police detective in your back seat is strong-arming...
18:32 2019-07-18

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00:00 2019-06-29

LEVC produces 2500th TX electrified taxi in Coventry LEVC's Coventry facility has been heavily upgraded to produce the TX Range-extender TX has saved its owners £3.85 million in fuel costs compared to...
12:32 2019-07-31

2,500th LEVC TX taxi rolls off production line News 31 Jul, 2019 LEVC has now produced 2,500 electric TX taxis at its factory in Coventry, preventing 6,800 tonnes of CO2 from enterin...
13:32 2019-07-31

Skai could be the first fuel cell-powered flying taxi Flying taxi designs are seemingly ubiquitous these days, but a startup is betting that its choice of powerplant could help it stand out. Alaka'i...
00:32 2019-05-30

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15:32 2019-08-01

Transcontinental Race: Germany's Fiona Kolbinger becomes first female winner of endurance race Germany's Fiona Kolbinger beats more than 200 men to become the first woman to win the Transcontinental Race, riding more than 2,485 miles across Eur...
12:48 2019-08-06

Rivals race to catch Boris Johnson as UK Tory race narrows LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Conservative Party is set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minist...
07:32 2019-06-19

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00:48 2019-06-08

Exclusive: India to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and re...
10:00 2019-06-06

LEVC reveals new taxi-based range-extender delivery van Range-extender van promises 80 miles of electric-only running; order books will open next year LEVC has given the green light to a new delivery van,...
07:16 2019-06-17

‘They Were Conned’: How Reckless Loans Devastated a Generation of Taxi Drivers Thousands of immigrants who were chasing the dream of owning a New York taxi were trapped in reckless loans by bankers who made huge profits, The Tim...
19:32 2019-05-21

City council proposes overhaul of taxi medallion industry The Taxi and Limousine Commission’s failure to address years of concerns about the collapsing taxi medallion industry has spurred City Council member...
22:48 2019-06-12

Electric 'flying taxi' prototype unveiled by German start-up Lilium says electric jet-powered five-seater aircraft could be in service by 2025A new “flying taxi” has been unveiled by German start-up Lilium, whi...
13:16 2019-05-22

Facial recognition will catch sleepy taxi drivers in Russia Exhausted Russian taxi drivers may soon be forced to take breaks. Yandex.Taxi, the largest taxi service in the nation, will install devices in all th...
05:00 2019-08-08

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18:48 2019-08-08

At $14,777, Could This 2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi be an Uber-Good Deal? One of the best ‘dad jokes’ is when someone asks you to call them a cab and you reply with “okay, you are a cab.” Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe NV...
09:48 2019-06-03

Cruise, GM's Driverless-Car Unit, Delays Robot-Taxi Service General Motors’ driverless-car business, Cruise, will delay the roll out of an autonomous ride-hailing service scheduled for late this year, undersco...
19:32 2019-07-24

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo'...
01:16 2019-05-22

De Blasio calls for probe of taxi lenders following predatory loan report Mayor Bill de Blasio launched a probe Monday of the city taxi market following a damning report that claimed industry leaders duped drivers with pred...
09:32 2019-05-21

Google Maps Testing New Feature That Will Make Your Taxi Rides Safer Google Maps is getting a new feature that will alert taxi passengers when their ride goes off route by 500 meters. The feature seems to be limited to...
04:32 2019-06-11

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14:32 2019-06-12

Opposition activist dragged from taxi as Russian police detain 685 protesters Russian police forcibly detained nearly 700 people, including prominent activist Lyubov Sobol, attending a protest in Moscow to demand free elections...
12:00 2019-08-03

India To Order Taxi Aggregators Like Uber, Ola To Go Electric By 2026: Report India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and re...
18:32 2019-06-06

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19:48 2019-06-11

Uber Picks Melbourne As Test Site For Flying Taxi Service Uber Technologies said it will use Australia's second-largest city, Melbourne, as the first international test site for the group's planned flying ta...
22:48 2019-06-11

Self-driving taxi service Waymo rolls out perks to lure riders Waymo is rolling out amenities to entice riders to use its self-driving taxis, creating a potential route to profitability in a money-losing industry...
11:48 2019-07-08

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13:16 2019-07-08

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12:48 2019-06-27

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21:00 2019-07-18

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than yo...
12:00 2019-06-10

Cruise Delays Robo-Taxi Launch in Another Reality Check for Driverless Cars In yet another sign the autonomous vehicle industry was way too aggressive predicting widespread AV use by the end of the decade, GM subsidiary Cruis...
16:00 2019-07-24

Exclusive: India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber, Ola to go electric - documents India plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric by April 2026, according to a source and re...
12:16 2019-06-06

Taxi park-in jams Mexico City’s Zocalo to protest ride apps MEXICO CITY (AP) — Taxi drivers have snarled traffic in downtown Mexico City in their latest protest against Uber and other ride-hailing apps. The pr...
20:16 2019-06-03

John Eliot Gardiner: Britten to Beirut in the back of a taxi - my night with Bernstein As a student, the conductor met Bernstein and got to ask him about West Side Story. He’s waited 61 years to conduct it, a moment when its themes of b...
17:32 2019-08-04

Former taxi commissioner sees more cities adopting New York's tough rules on Uber and Lyft Meera Joshi, former head of the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission, told CNBC on Monday that she predicts more cities are going to adopt TLC...
21:32 2019-08-12

The best – and worst – countries in the world for cheap taxi rides At one end of the scale, you've got Egypt, where $3 will get you a 5-kilometer cab ride. At the other end, there's Switzerland, where you&a...
00:00 2019-06-29

Our IT Is So Good, Let's Sell It, Firms Say Companies outside the technology sector are stepping into the software market, selling digital tools developed by their own information-technology te...
11:16 2019-07-09

Gas and oil firms reclassified under non-renewables on LSE Trade group says change may have opposite intended effect towards low carbon futureOil and gas companies listed on the London Stock Exchange have bee...
07:32 2019-07-03

China top internet firms pump 45% more into R&D Led by Alibaba, China's top 100 internet companies invested 153.87 billion yuan (US$21.85 billion) in research and development last year, up 45% year...
12:48 2019-08-18

How 100-year-old firms stay relevant Many legacy Fortune 500 firms are no longer market leaders because their focus remains on protecting their traditional business in this era of digita...
17:00 2019-07-23

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18:48 2019-07-16

US could blacklist up to five Chinese surveillance firms Following the recent executive order that banned US firms from doing business with Huawei, the US is now considering adding up to five Chinese firms ...
14:32 2019-05-22

Seeking Stability in Europe, U.S. Firms Get Out the Vote Several big American companies are joining European peers and business associations in urging employees and the general public to vote in elections f...
06:32 2019-05-23

China issues 5G licenses to four local firms China's tech industry ministry on Thursday granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp, mark...
05:32 2019-06-06

Panasonic Joins Firms Stepping Away From Huawei After US Ban Japan's Panasonic said Thursday it would stop supplying some components to Huawei, joining a growing list of firms distancing themselves from the Chi...
18:32 2019-05-23

Oil firms as OPEC+ poised to extend supply cut Oil prices were up on Monday as OPEC and its allies looked on track to extend supply cuts until at least the end of 2019 at their meeting in Vienna t...
09:16 2019-07-01

Sharks Circle Around America's Big Tech Firms History shows that society's appetite for knocking big, successful companies off their profitable pedestals has been a useful harbinger of social moo...
13:16 2019-06-20

Tech firms “can and must” put backdoors in encryption, AG Barr says Enlarge / Graffiti urging people to use Signal, a highly encrypted messaging app, is spray-painted on a wall during a protest on February 1, 2017 in ...
17:00 2019-07-23

How tech firms pulled the plug on 8chan Companies hit a breaking point after the El Paso mass *shooting*, removing the 8chan message board as a client and ‘deplatforming’ *the site,* effect...
08:32 2019-08-09

The Municipal-Bond Market Is Now Controlled by Just a Few Firms A few behemoths are increasingly dominating the municipal market, helping to lower prices for investors but sparking worries about concentration and ...
10:32 2019-07-24

US to open antitrust review of big tech firms Technology giants such as Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple are now the subject of a US federal antitrust investigation. The Justice Department is l...
20:32 2019-07-23

China says opposes U.S. trying to smear Chinese firms China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that China opposes the United States smearing Chinese companies, after media reports that the U.S. adminis...
03:32 2019-05-22

US Firms Can Sell Technology to Huawei, Trump Says "US companies can sell their equipment to Huawei," Trump told reporters in Osaka hours after sealing a tariff truce with Chinese President Xi Jinping...
11:48 2019-06-29

Investors keep food firms on warning over antibiotics An investor group managing some $5 trillion said it was pleased with the steps taken by fast-food companies to cut the use of antibiotics in their pr...
09:32 2019-05-21

APAC firms must transform cybersecurity approach With the number of data breaches escalating and threat landscape fast evolving, Asia-Pacific enterprises will have to think outside the box and trans...
12:48 2019-07-19

Opinion: Are the good years over for German firms? When BASF, the world's largest chemical company, drastically slashes its earnings forecast, it's an alarm signal for the German economy as a whole, s...
22:00 2019-07-10

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy manag...
15:00 2019-06-15

UK car firms have 'spent £330m on no-deal Brexit plans' UK car manufacturers have stepped up their warnings over a no-deal Brexit, saying they have spent £330m collectively to date on mitigation measu...
19:16 2019-07-31

China says it will sanction U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it will sanction U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan, after Washington approved possible sales of $2.2 billion in tanks, missile...
07:32 2019-07-12

China warns tech firms against cooperating with US trade ban China is determined to fight the US ban on Huawei through any means possible, and that might include scaring the companies required to honor that ban...
16:16 2019-06-08

New Jersey seeks applicants for new medical marijuana firms TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is seeking applicants to operate as many as 108 new medical marijuana businesses. The state Health Department announc...
12:16 2019-06-03

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions...
20:00 2019-06-19

UK tells telecom firms to be cautious over Huawei after U.S. warnings British telecom companies should show "all due caution" before using China's Huawei equipment in their 5G networks because the government cannot igno...
11:48 2019-06-13

Gambling firms agree more funding and support for addicts The UK's largest gambling firms have agreed to significantly bolster funding and support to tackle addiction following pressure from the government a...
05:32 2019-07-02

Dollar firms, stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations The dollar strengthened while U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday amid growing expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates t...
14:00 2019-08-16

UK firms report weakest growth since April 2013: CBI British businesses reported their weakest growth in nearly six years during the past three months due to fears of a no-deal Brexit and rising global ...
11:16 2019-05-21

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, exp...
02:01 2019-05-31

U.S. firms find way around Huawei ban, Trump administration is divided about what to do Yesterday we told you that U.S. based chip maker Micron Technologies did some research and discovered that it could legally ship some of its products...
12:48 2019-06-27

As Nations Look to Tax Tech Firms, U.S. Scrambles to Broker a Deal The proposed levies on firms like Facebook and Google are pitting traditional allies against one another and threatening to set off a cascade of tax ...
07:48 2019-07-12

More than a third of Europe's fastest-growing tech firms are in UK – study Government research suggests British tech ‘unicorns’ are only surpassed by US and ChinaBritain is creating more technology companies worth at least $...
06:16 2019-06-10

Cyber attacks hit two thirds of UK firms in 2015, says government (credit: Norse) Two thirds of UK firms have detected security breaches on their systems over the past year, according to the latest government figu...
12:32 2019-05-21

S&P says U.S. tech firms could wind up as collateral damage in Huawei ban CNET reports that the boomerang effect from Huawei's placement on the Commerce Department's Entity List is going to be bad for U.S. tech firms. This ...
07:16 2019-06-13

Hollywood’s 2 Biggest Public Relations Firms to Merge PMK-BNC and Rogers & Cowan, whose clients include Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Katy Perry, join forces as competition from boutique firms inten...
11:48 2019-07-31

UK firms join to develop ‘world-leading’ EV powertrain GKN, Drive System Design and University of Nottingham collaborate on ACeDrive electric powertrain project A new British consortium aims to design a...
09:48 2019-06-18

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14%...
11:16 2019-05-21

Amazon says French digital tax will hit consumers, small firms Amazon said on Friday it would pass on the cost of a new French digital tax to consumers and business partners, warning that the measure could make i...
13:16 2019-08-02

UK firms will face 'deliberate disruption' to hit zero carbon goal State ready to disrupt or phase out the most polluting business activities to meet 2050 targetUK companies must brace for the government to deliberat...
13:48 2019-06-19

VW investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsb...
09:16 2019-07-12

Patent guidelines put tech firms, carmakers on collision course Rival proposals for European patent guidelines covering technology vital for building self-driving cars and internet-linked vehicles have set tech fi...
16:48 2019-06-12

Opinion: IMF's criticism of German family firms is flawed The IMF says Germany's family firms share part of the blame for the nation's rising inequality. But the head of the foundation for German family busi...
08:48 2019-07-16

Japanese firms prefer to use 5G networks of domestic carriers An overwhelming majority of Japanese firms have no plans to use 5G mobile networks by China's Huawei or other foreign firms, preferring instead to re...
04:32 2019-05-23

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals - report Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals...
21:32 2019-07-09

Firms sued over water contaminated by chemicals in Delaware BLADES, Del. (AP) — Residents of a small Delaware town whose water supply is contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to...
09:48 2019-06-05

Mnuchin Said to Advise U.S. Firms to Seek Huawei Exemptions Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in recent days urged U.S. suppliers of Huawei Technologies to seek exemptions to resume sales to the blacklisted Ch...
00:32 2019-07-11

WeWork IPO filing follows uneven road for other firms going public Large companies like Uber and Lyft have dampened much of the excitement around this year's IPOs. But analysts caution it may be too soon to make a ca...
19:32 2019-08-14

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atla...
15:32 2019-07-10

Financial advisory firms offer 'returnship' programs Internships for professionals, many middle-aged, who've taken a break from the labor force are becoming more popular at financial advisory firms...
20:01 2019-06-27

China issues 5G licenses to four firms: state media China's industry ministry granted 5G licenses to China Telecom, China Mobile, China Unicom and China Broadcasting Network Corp on Thursday, the state...
22:32 2019-06-05

Firms look to attract and retain tomorrow's financial advisors As the nation's financial advisors start to age out of the workplace, the industry is facing the fact that the number of graduates from universi...
20:01 2019-06-27

Fed Official Urges Firms to Speed Shift From Libor Randal Quarles, the Federal Reserve vice chairman in charge of financial regulation, urged companies and financial institutions Monday to speed up th...
20:16 2019-06-03

PRECIOUS-Gold firms above $1,500/oz, on track for second weekly rise Gold prices rose on Friday, holding above the key $1,500 per ounce pivot, as fresh concerns about the U.S.-China trade dispute and worries over globa...
03:00 2019-08-09

We don't believe US on Huawei, but we're still working with other firms, says Russian mobile giant Russia's top mobile operator MTS defended its decision to allow China's Huawei to build out its 5G networks but will continue to work with ...
07:16 2019-06-07

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from ...
09:16 2019-06-06

China Plans a List of U.S. Firms to Block, in Answer to Trump Without disclosing details, officials say they plan to retaliate against those who blockade Chinese companies, in an apparent response to Huawei’s pr...
08:16 2019-05-31

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety ministe...
17:16 2019-08-06

US utility firms hit by state-sponsored spear-phishing attack Three US entities from the utility sector were targeted by a spear-phishing campaign which used a new malware that featured a remote access Trojan (R...
17:16 2019-08-02

35% Minimum Shareholding Rule For Listed Firms To Be Put On Hold: Report The government is also looking for ways to ease concerns of foreign portfolio investors that have pulled out of equity markets after a budget announc...
11:32 2019-08-02

FTSE 250 firms exposed to possible cyber-attacks, report finds Cybersecurity company says keeping older versions of software online can pose risksThe average FTSE 250 company exposes 35 different avenues of attac...
17:32 2019-06-11

Hotels, firms cut back on water use as taps run dry in India's Chennai Hotels in India's southern city of Chennai are rationing water for guests amid searing heat while companies limit showers as the city of 4.6 million ...
10:32 2019-06-19

A lack of innovation could be why investments in China's tech firms are plunging The value of venture capital investment in China fell 77% year-on-year in the second quarter. Investors say a lack of innovation is one major factor....
12:16 2019-07-15

SEC says may give firms more time to comply with Europe's research rules The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could extend a 30-month grace period granted to Wall Street firms to comply with European Union inv...
09:32 2019-08-07

Tech firms 'limit' engineer discussions with Huawei on 5G standards Several major technology firms, including Intel and Qualcomm, have reportedly told staff to cease informal discussions with Huawei over 5G standards ...
12:00 2019-06-10

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypers...
03:16 2019-08-04

CEOs of some U.S. firms to meet Chinese Premier Li this week: Bloomberg Top executives of at least five U.S. companies are scheduled to meet Chinese Premier Li Keqiang this week, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday, citing pe...
15:00 2019-06-19

Kenya orders deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms Kenya has ordered the deportation of 17 foreign directors of betting firms operating in Kenya, the interior ministry said on Wednesday, almost a week...
08:32 2019-07-17

Some Tech Firms Said to Cut Employee Access to Huawei, Muddying 5G Rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Hu...
11:48 2019-06-10

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations hav...
02:01 2019-07-04

Indian firms supplying US tech to Huawei may face US sanctions -ET Indian companies supplying U.S.-made technology components to Chinese telecom firm Huawei Technologies may face penalties under U.S. regulations, the...
01:32 2019-07-04

Exclusive: U.S. firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales in two-four weeks - official The U.S. may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior U.S. official, in a sign...
23:16 2019-07-14

Shoppers to be able to view firms' policies on supply chain slavery Theresa May is to announce a series of measures to build on the Modern Slavery Act and help protect people against forced labour, sexual exploitation...
00:32 2019-06-11

'Edge of catastrophe': report warns firms and governments off Turkmenistan Citizens of gas-rich, isolated state subject to food shortages and human rights abusesInvestors and governments should stop cosying up to gas-rich Tu...
20:16 2019-07-14

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and th...
10:00 2019-06-19

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra ...
03:48 2019-06-19

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory-Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligat...
02:16 2019-05-25

US justice department targets big tech firms in antitrust review Officials to look into whether Facebook, Google, Amazon and Apple are unlawfully limiting competitionThe US justice department is opening a broad ant...
17:48 2019-07-23

Germany business chief says Merkel coalition harms firms Chancellor Angela Merkel has been heavily criticized by the Federation of German Industries. The organization's head stated that her administration h...
10:16 2019-06-04

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This stor...
08:48 2019-07-11

UPDATE 5-U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atla...
16:16 2019-07-10

Weary firms gear up to hit the Brexit pause button – for a second time Manufacturers face a repeat of March’s deadline tensions and worst-case planningBritish manufacturers are preparing for a re-run of the tense build-u...
18:00 2019-07-20

David and Goliath: Large firms working with tiny startups Big multinationals are increasingly bringing startups in-house or supporting them. Now software giant SAP plans to help out 200 startups founded by w...
10:48 2019-07-23

Workplace parking levy could charge firms £750 a year per car space Businesses could be charged at least £750 a year for each of their employee workplace car spaces under plans being considered by town halls in London...
08:32 2019-07-23

Major global firms accused of concealing their environmental impact More than 700 companies, including Amazon, Tesco and ExxonMobil, lack transparency, campaign group claimsA $10tn (£7.9tn) investor alliance has accus...
16:48 2019-06-16

Child Sex-Abuse Claims Are a Growing Risk to Insurance Firms State laws expanding the statute of limitations for child sexual-abuse claims pose a growing financial risk to insurance companies. Seventeen states ...
09:16 2019-07-21

The government or the people. Telecoms firms trapped in internet shutdowns Several African governments have ordered some form of internet restriction in recent years. The blackouts are a major risk, especially for telecoms, ...
11:32 2019-07-22

China's top steel city Tangshan summons 48 firms over air pollution China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan has summoned executives from 48 regional companies with high pollution emissions to a meeting and ordered th...
06:32 2019-06-17

World's biggest firms foresee a $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, accor...
23:16 2019-06-04

IBM proposes changes to law shielding internet firms from user content liability International Business Machines Corp proposed changes to a 1996 law that protects internet companies from liabilities related to what users post on t...
18:32 2019-07-10

E-Commerce Firms Face New Limitations on Direct Seller Products The Delhi High Court has restrained e-commerce majors like Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal from selling health and beauty products of direct sellers.....
11:16 2019-07-10

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, with much ...
04:48 2019-06-04

US firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electr...
03:32 2019-06-18

China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment t...
07:32 2019-07-13

China Threatens 'To Blacklist' Foreign Firms Post Huawei Ban China has said that it was drawing up a list of "unreliable" foreign companies, organisations and individuals for targeting in what could signal reta...
01:48 2019-06-01

Hire firms may face £500 fines over dumped bikes in London Bike-share firms face being fined up to £500 a time in an effort to stop dockless cycles being left strewn around London under plans being considered...
21:32 2019-07-17

'The selling of an election': how private firms compromised midterms security Georgia’s voting machines and online registration were almost entirely managed by private companies, raising security concernsPrivate companies had n...
13:48 2019-08-01

Cryptocurrency firms renew push to break free from SEC rules Enlarge Many cryptocurrency startups and investors are unhappy with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s uncertain approach to the sector, say...
11:16 2019-06-01

China steel firms lagging on carbon compliance: study Chinese steel companies have fallen behind their international counterparts on energy efficiency and carbon compliance, putting them at risk of a sur...
15:32 2019-07-31

Turkey says defence firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defence companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet programme but the industry will ...
07:32 2019-07-18

Turkey says defense firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet program but the industry will em...
07:48 2019-07-18

For Tax Relief Foreign Investors Can Register As Firms: Finance Minister While presenting the Union Budget for Financial Year 2019-20, Ms Sitharaman proposed to raise surcharge on the super-rich. Those with an annual incom...
10:32 2019-07-18

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsb...
09:16 2019-07-12

"Crap You Think Of Is Unbelievable": Trump Hits Out At Social Media Firms President Donald Trump assailed Facebook, Google and Twitter on Thursday, accusing them of exhibiting "terrible bias" and silencing his supporters, a...
01:48 2019-07-12

Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big t...
19:16 2019-07-11

U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electr...
05:32 2019-06-18

PM seeks new powers to fine firms exploiting customer loyalty Plans have been announced to bolster the powers of UK regulators, as the government seeks to end so-called loyalty penalties costing households billi...
04:16 2019-06-18

Dockless bikes dumped: Firms told to help retrieve them from canals A charity says it is spending "time and effort" removing dockless bikes from canals around Britain - partly because some of the firms hiring them out...
10:00 2019-07-22

Finistere, three Israeli firms to invest $100 million in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in...
03:16 2019-05-27

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam FX fall, Brazil's real firms Most Latin American currencies dipped on Thursday as news flow from the White House dampened optimism around a China-U.S. trade deal, while Brazil's ...
17:16 2019-06-27

Security firms demonstrate subdomain hijack exploit vs. EA/Origin Israeli security firms Check Point and CyberInt partnered up this week to find, exploit, and demonstrate a nasty security flaw that allows attackers ...
21:16 2019-06-27

US Blocks More Chinese Tech Firms On National Security Concerns The US Commerce Department blacklisted five Chinese tech entities Friday in a new move against Beijing's supercomputing industry likely to raise tens...
05:48 2019-06-22

Mexico tax plan for riding hailing firms may soon be mandatory: Cabify A tax withholding plan in Mexico for drivers at ride-hailing firms envisaged as voluntary when it was unveiled earlier this week could become obligat...
22:32 2019-05-24

U.S. Senate Democrats ask for details on antitrust probes into tech firms Seven U.S. Senate Democrats asked the Trump administration on Friday to disclose details of possible Federal Trade Commission and Justice Department ...
15:00 2019-06-21

The Dream review – a podcast tale of how firms manipulate our brains A shocking podcast tells the story of how poor people are being exploited by new kinds of companies that have turned the insights of cognitive scienc...
09:32 2019-05-21

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei - officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Techno...
17:00 2019-08-09

Timex joins firms seeking to block tech’s ill effects How much for that tin foil hat? Products that block electromagnetic waves are becoming a big business as a growing number of people look for ways to ...
23:00 2019-08-11

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its IT, telecom sectors Japan's government said on Monday that high-tech industries will be added to a list of businesses for which foreign ownership of Japanese firms is re...
03:16 2019-05-27

U.S. bars Chinese supercomputer firms from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with ...
12:48 2019-06-21

Tariffs prompt US firms to rethink China business: survey US businesses in China are increasingly worried about the trade conflict between the US and China. They are bearing the brunt of tariffs and non-tari...
07:32 2019-05-22

Xi tells Trump he hopes U.S. treats Chinese firms fairly Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday that he hopes the United States can treat Chinese companies fairly, China's...
03:16 2019-06-29

China Pledged to Give Foreign Financial Firms More Access. How’s That Going? China pledged in late 2017 to allow overseas financial firms greater access to its economy, the world’s second-largest. Then came the trade war with ...
01:16 2019-05-22

Dollar firms, global stocks soar on ECB rate cut expectations U.S. and European stocks surged on Friday on expectations the European Central Bank will cut interest rates but the dollar pared gains against the eu...
17:32 2019-08-16

China says U.S. block on nuclear firms a 'misuse' of export controls A U.S. decision to stop China General Nuclear Power Corp (CGN) and its subsidiaries from dealing with U.S. companies was a misuse of export control m...
08:00 2019-08-16

RBI To Regulate Housing Finance Firms, Review Assets: Report That could have major repercussions for about 80 HFCs, the largest of which include Indiabulls Housing Finance, Housing Development Finance Corporati...
10:32 2019-07-03

U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms: Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
20:16 2019-08-13

Hundreds of gigabytes of emails from Fortune 100 firms exposed online Leaving sensitive information publicly accessible on the web is a recipe for disaster and according to new report from cybersecurity firm UpGuard, th...
00:48 2019-06-29

Fin24.com | Bleak first quarter of 2019 for Zimbabwe mining firms Mining houses in Zimbabwe experienced a poor first quarter of the year as delays and the non-payment of foreign currency earnings by the central bank...
04:00 2019-05-23

U.S. still evaluating requests from firms to sell to China's Huawei: officials The U.S. Commerce Department is continuing to evaluate requests by U.S. companies to sell certain equipment to Chinese telecoms company Huawei Techno...
22:16 2019-08-09

Phishing, ransomware are top cyber attacks on financial services firms There's been a massive increase in the number of cyber incidents reported to the regulator. But many are the fault of internal failures, not hackers....
10:48 2019-07-01

Tech trade war: After Huawei, which Chinese firms are next on US enemies list? If the cold war with China intensifies, more companies with alleged ties to the Chinese government could be prohibited from doing business with Ameri...
08:16 2019-05-23

REFILE-U.S. FTC chief says prepared to break up big tech firms - Bloomberg U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology platforms if necessary by undoing their past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said...
19:48 2019-08-13

Rare earth firms' stocks soar on U.S.-China trade war speculation Shares in rare earth-related companies soared on Tuesday, led by jumps in Chinese producers a day after Chinese President Xi Jinping visited a rare e...
20:32 2019-05-21

White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend t...
19:48 2019-08-09

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose...
14:16 2019-07-12

Gulf of Oman Attacks Force Shipping Firms to Tighten Security Governments and tanker companies are stepping up efforts to protect shipping lanes after tankers were attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, through whi...
12:16 2019-06-14

UPDATE 4-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump welcomed prominent conservative social media provocateurs to the White House on Thursday and said that along with himself, the...
21:48 2019-07-11

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times invest...
17:48 2019-06-14

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will...
10:32 2019-05-31

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near ...
06:32 2019-06-19

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban: sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies C...
07:00 2019-06-09

China calls in foreign tech firms after Huawei sales ban - sources China summoned global technology companies for talks last week following last month's U.S. ban on selling technology to China's Huawei Technologies C...
07:00 2019-06-09

Trump Punches Huawei and Global Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
01:48 2019-06-29

China To Create Blacklist Of "Unreliable" Foreign Firms Amid Huawei Row China on Friday said it would create a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign firms and individuals in a new escalation of its trade war with the United S...
11:32 2019-05-31

HP, Dell, other tech firms plan to shift production out of China: Nikkei Several major U.S.-based technology companies are planning to shift substantial production out of China, spurred by a bitter trade war between Washin...
07:16 2019-07-03

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's...
02:48 2019-07-19

White House And Tech Firms Discuss How To Curb Extremism Online White House officials and big social media companies met on Friday to talk about how to curb extremism online after two mass shootings last weekend t...
06:16 2019-08-10

Brazil's Supreme Court resumes debate on divestment of state-run firms Brazil's Supreme Court, the STF, has begun Thursday's session of a hearing in which it is expected to decide whether the sale of state-run firms and ...
14:48 2019-06-06

U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with ...
15:00 2019-06-21

UPDATE 3-Trump rips tech firms at 'free speech' summit President Donald Trump told prominent conservative social media figures on Thursday at a White House forum that he is being treated unfairly by big t...
18:16 2019-07-11

Car hire firms ripping off drivers with overpriced insurance excess waivers News 24 May, 2019 Rental companies’ theft and damage excess prices add as much as 90 per cent to the total cost of hiring a car, resear...
11:16 2019-05-24

U.S. lawmakers push U.S.-listed Chinese firms to comply with financial oversight A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regula...
01:16 2019-06-06

Cycle hire firms urged to help clear dumped bikes from canals Trust says it is recovering 100 bikes a year – docked, dockless, even electric – in London aloneHundreds of dockless bikes are being dumped in canals...
14:00 2019-07-21

China's credit push to small firms falters in factory heartland China's campaign to boost loans to small firms was supposed to support the economy during its biggest slowdown in decades, but banks' reluctance to l...
20:32 2019-07-23

Four major tech firms including Apple face antitrust probes in the U.S. Days after word leaked that the Justice Department is investigating Google for possible antitrust violations, Reuters reports today that the DOJ has ...
00:16 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. FTC chief says regulator is prepared to break up big tech firms -Bloomberg The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is prepared to break up major technology companies if necessary by undoing past mergers, Chairman Joe Simons said i...
19:48 2019-08-13

Barr Revives Encryption Debate, Calling on Tech Firms to Allow for Law Enforcement The attorney general, reopening the conversation on security vs. privacy, said that encryption and other measures effectively turned devices into “la...
17:48 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, see few sourcing alternatives A wide range of U.S. companies told a hearing in Washington on Monday that they have few alternatives other than China for producing clothing, electr...
19:32 2019-06-17

Trump forced pharma firms to disclose drug prices in TV ads. A judge said no The Trump administration would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. But a j...
01:16 2019-07-09

Commodity firms push to meet new Papua New Guinea PM as he sets out agenda Commodity companies are pushing to meet Papua New Guinea's new prime minister, who is set to deliver a nationwide address on Wednesday as he starts t...
02:32 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-U.S. must have access to U.S.-listed Chinese firms' audit documents, lawmakers say A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced a bill on Wednesday to force Chinese companies listed on American stock exchanges to submit to regula...
02:16 2019-06-06

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
14:16 2019-05-22

US insurer Chubb to stop investing in or selling policies to coal firms Company becomes latest to make pledge as risks of climate crisis become clearerChubb will become the first US insurer to turn its back on the global ...
13:48 2019-07-01

Asian shares tumble, dollar firms as Fed scotches big rate-cut bets Asian shares slipped to six-week lows on Thursday while the dollar jumped to two-year highs as the U.S. Federal Reserve rattled markets by signaling ...
05:48 2019-08-01

5G network deployments stymied by Huawei ban as other firms scramble to fill the void Huawei's 5G equipment "leads the pack," but its "major problem is that you can't succeed in markets if governments bar you from competing in them," a...
13:32 2019-06-07

Government Seeks To Tap Foreign Lenders For Loans To Small Firms: Report The official said the government plans to source up to Rs 1 lakh crore of loans from foreign institutions becausebanks were not in a position to prov...
08:16 2019-07-20

Trump firms up plan to import medicines; pharma companies resist The Trump administration took a step Wednesday toward allowing importation of medicines from Canada, an action the president has advocated as a way ...
16:16 2019-07-31

Tech war with the US is spurring Chinese firms to develop their own chips, says venture capitalist The U.S.-China trade war and the threat that Chinese firms could be cut off from using American technology is boosting China's push for its own ...
02:32 2019-07-02

Here's how retailers and logistics firms can solve the multibillion-dollar returns issue This is a preview of The Reverse Logistics Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Current subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider ...
10:32 2019-07-08

India to review data storage rules that irked U.S. tech firms India will examine concerns raised by foreign technology companies around stringent rules to store data locally, the government said on Tuesday, an i...
11:00 2019-06-18

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalat...
08:00 2019-05-22

Markets slide as Panasonic joins list of firms walking away from Huawei Panasonic joins Google, Intel and Qualcomm following US ban in what is beginning to shape up as a tech cold war Panasonic has joined the growing list...
09:48 2019-05-23

Singapore steps up scrutiny of shell firms to combat money laundering Singapore's position as one of the world's leading financial centers and a trade hub make it particularly vulnerable to money laundering du...
21:00 2019-08-12

Departures at South African state firms could drag out Ramaphosa's reforms President Cyril Ramaphosa's mission to fix two of South Africa's most troubled state companies, power firm Eskom and South African Airways (SAA), cou...
15:32 2019-06-04

Chinese Firms Pledge To Invest $5 Billion In Pak After Meeting Imran Khan Leading Chinese firms have told Prime Minister Imran Khan that they will invest USD 5 billion in cash-strapped Pakistan in various sectors over a per...
20:16 2019-07-13

These firms promise high-tech ransomware solutions—but typically just pay hackers Enlarge / Cryptolocker was one of the ransomware pioneers, bringing together file encryption and bitcoin payment. (credit: Christiaan Colen / Flickr)...
11:48 2019-05-21

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment t...
04:00 2019-07-13

FDA tells four firms to stop selling flavored e-cigarette, hookah products The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has told four companies to remove 44 of their flavored e-liquid and hookah tobacco products that do not have th...
17:16 2019-08-08

New PNG leader 'taking back' economy, puts resources firms on notice Papua New Guinea's new prime minister pledged on Thursday to "tweak and turn" laws governing how natural resources are extracted to help lift the vas...
06:16 2019-05-30

Trump Punches Huawei and American Tech Firms Get a Bloody Nose Washington’s blacklisting of Huawei is casting a net that extends far wider than its target: It is curbing the revenue of U.S. and Japanese electroni...
19:32 2019-06-28

Japan to limit foreign ownership of firms in its tech and telecom sectors The new rule, effective Aug. 1, comes amid heightening pressure from the United States in dealing with cyber-security risks and technological transfe...
05:16 2019-05-27

German firms sent weapons-grade chemicals to Syria despite sanctions — report Despite EU restrictions, German companies were involved in exporting chemicals to Syria, a report has uncovered. The ingredients can be used to make ...
19:48 2019-06-27

U.S. lawmaker says small tech firms fear retaliation if they aid antitrust probe Small tech companies fear retaliation from big tech firms like Google and Facebook Inc if they assist in an investigation into allegations the compan...
17:32 2019-06-20

China hacked major tech firms in years-long attacks LONDON — Hackers working for China’s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world’s biggest technology service providers in a...
18:16 2019-06-27

Two oil tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman: shipping firms Two oil tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, shipping firms and industry sources said on Thursday, sending oil prices as much a...
07:16 2019-06-13

Mexico tax plan for Uber creates friction among ride hailing firms Mexico on Monday detailed plans to withhold tax from drivers for ride-hailing and food delivery firms such as Uber Technologies Inc and Rappi, but Ch...
09:32 2019-05-21

Australian shares edge lower as energy firms lead losses, NZ up Australia shares eased on Thursday, tracking declines on Wall Street while the energy sector led losses due to softer oil prices and Woodside Petrole...
01:32 2019-07-18

EMERGING MARKETS-Mexican peso firms on deal to avoid U.S. tariffs The Mexican peso was on track on Monday to post its biggest one-day percentage gain of 2019 after the country struck a migration deal with the United...
19:16 2019-06-10

Japan firms set up consortium to enhance climate-related financial disclosure Japanese companies set up a consortium on Monday to help improve reporting of the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities, aimin...
21:32 2019-05-27

At Banks and Fund Firms, Access Is Too Often Denied, Blind and Deaf Investors Say Workers with sensory challenges face an array of digital obstacles to managing their retirement accounts and have sued to ensure banks’ websites comp...
00:32 2019-08-04

Nirmala Sitharaman May Bridge Tax Revenue With Stake Sale In Public Firms Union Budget 2019 updates: The Union Budget 2019 is likely to cut taxes on business and raise spending in a bid to boost consumption and faltering ec...
00:32 2019-07-05

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Hu...
01:32 2019-06-10

Justice Department’s Antitrust Chief Sketches Out How Big Tech Firms Will be Assessed (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust chief suggested Tuesday he’ll take a broad view of how competition is harmed...
01:48 2019-06-12

Over 1 million fingerprints leaked at one of world’s biggest biometric firms, researchers say Researchers at a cybersecurity firm said fingerprint and facial recognition data was exposed at a major biometric company, saying the potential for “...
12:32 2019-08-16

China rebuffs Trump claim U.S. tariffs are making firms leave Foreign investors remained enthusiastic about China, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday, following U.S. President Donald Trump's claim that his tar...
13:32 2019-05-21

Brent oil firms above $70 as OPEC cuts and sanctions outweigh economic concerns Brent crude oil prices consolidated above $70 per barrel on Tuesday as supply cuts led by producer club OPEC and U.S. sanctions on Iran's and Ve...
02:48 2019-05-28

U.S. Treasury denies Mnuchin urged firms to seek Huawei blacklist exemptions The U.S. Treasury on Thursday denied a published report that Secretary Stephen Mnuchin had urged any company to apply for exemptions to the U.S. Comm...
13:32 2019-07-11

Fashion firms apologise for implying Taiwan and Hong Kong separate from China Coach and Givenchy among brands criticised on Chinese social media as Hong Kong protests fan nationalism A number of global brands have apologised to...
15:00 2019-08-12

Mexico's President seeks truce in legal process in dispute with pipeline firms Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday he was asking for a "truce" in the legal proceedings with natural gas pipeline compa...
10:48 2019-07-03

Exclusive: Buyout firms KKR, Blackstone among bidders for Philippine hospitals group - sources Buyout firms KKR , Blackstone and CVC are among bidders competing for a stake in the hospital unit of Philippines' Metro Pacific Investments Corp , ...
08:00 2019-08-16

Report: U.S. Soccer hires lobbying firms to argue that USWNT pay-gap claims not accurate The U.S. Soccer Federation has hired two lobbying firms to argue that there is no pay gap between the USWNT and the men, according to a report. ...
00:00 2019-08-08

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
14:16 2019-05-22

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dump...
20:16 2019-06-20

UPDATE 1-Lobby group tells China to focus on reform, not retaliation on U.S. firms China should focus on market reforms and avoid restricting access for U.S. financial firms if the trade war escalates and spills into the financial s...
23:48 2019-06-12

DVLA sale of driver details to private parking firms looked at by authorities News 10 Jun, 2019 The DVLA issues millions of driver’s details to private parking companies each year, raising concerns over data priva...
19:16 2019-06-10

CBOE to Add Five New Credit Event Binary Options (CBOEs) on Financial Firms on April 26 CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 -The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that on Tuesday, April 26, the Exchange will continue its roll-out...
12:32 2019-05-22

Firms give staff terror training after London Bridge response delays Increasing numbers of businesses are training their staff in how to help in the aftermath of a terrorist attack following concerns about how long it ...
22:16 2019-06-16

UPDATE 3-U.S. bars China supercomputer firms, institute from buying American parts The U.S. Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with ...
06:16 2019-06-22

New rules give households right to sell solar power back to energy firms Government also wants to encourage people with rooftop panels to install batteriesBritain’s biggest energy companies will have to buy renewable energ...
05:01 2019-06-09

Major breach found in biometrics system used by banks, UK police and defence firms Fingerprints, facial recognition and other personal information from Biostar 2 discovered on publicly accessible databaseThe fingerprints of over 1 m...
07:00 2019-08-14

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit, report finds More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, accor...
01:32 2019-06-04

Budget 2019: Telecom Tower Firms Seek More Relief, Priority Lending A higher depreciation rate for these batteries can help higher adoption of these batteries, which can decrease dependence on diesel for power back-up...
09:48 2019-06-17

As Real Estate Firms Go Bust, Supreme Court Upholds Homebuyers' Rights The Supreme Court upheld the ability of homebuyers to drag property developers into bankruptcy proceedings as several real estate firms are going bus...
14:00 2019-08-09

Trump slams tech firms at 'free speech' social media summit US President Trump has blamed big tech firms for gagging conservative voices at a summit of far-right online figures. At the same time, he applauded ...
09:16 2019-07-12

Kevin O'Leary: Based on my 'Shark Tank' firms, 'I've never seen a stronger economy in my life' "Shark Tank" companies are "an amazing index on America's economy because they're almost in every state, in every sector," says "Mr. Wonder...
16:32 2019-07-17

Oilfield services firms Keane Group, C&J Energy to merge in deal valued at $1.8 bln Oilfield services company Keane Group Inc said on Monday it will buy rival C&J Energy Services in a deal valued at about $1.8 billion, including debt...
08:16 2019-06-17

U.S. tells Britain to drop tax proposal on U.S. tech firms for trade deal -The Telegraph The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has told Britain it will not get a free trade deal unless it drops a new tax proposal for major U.S...
18:32 2019-08-02

Silicon Valley-area congressman criticizes tech firms for media job losses The Save Journalism Project came to San Francisco -- "the epicenter of Big Tech" -- to protest continued newsroom job losses and the need for governm...
16:48 2019-08-01

UPDATE 3-Mexico power utility seeking $899 mln in pipeline dispute; firms to talk Mexican national power company CFE said on Tuesday it is seeking $899 million in a dispute with natural gas pipeline firms and talks with Canada's TC...
02:00 2019-07-03

Nikkei snaps 4 days of losses but mood stays fragile; energy firms weak Japan's Nikkei eked out small gains on Thursday on bargain-hunting after the past week's heavy selling, but sentiment remained frail over uncertain p...
03:32 2019-08-08

Large Firms Trim Debt, Fueling Surge in Bonds at Center of Leverage Concerns Debt reduction at AT&T, Anheuser-Busch InBev and other companies is contributing to a surprising development: The lowest group of investment- grade b...
14:16 2019-08-18

China calls out big state firms, others on pollution violations amid slowing economy fears China has publicly accused dozens of firms, including some of its biggest state enterprises, of exceeding pollution limits and breaching monitoring s...
08:48 2019-05-21

U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions The sudden deterioration in trade talks between the United States and China last month has ratcheted up concerns among U.S. firms that the dispute co...
07:16 2019-06-04

Wall Street firms see increased chance that Trump takes action to weaken the dollar Wall Street analysts say it is increasingly possible the Trump administration will try using a stronger weapon in the currency wars than just preside...
23:16 2019-07-15

China's tech firms to post slower June-quarter growth on sagging demand China's top technology, e-commerce and consumer electronic firms are set to report a sharp slowdown in revenue growth for the June quarter, as a brui...
03:32 2019-08-13

Exclusive: Top Japanese chip gear firm to honor U.S. blacklist of Chinese firms - executive Japan's Tokyo Electron, the world's No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washing...
05:16 2019-06-11

In landmark case, Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil is suing the world's largest cigarette makers, British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International, in a landmark case aimed at recov...
17:48 2019-05-22

Veteran cannabis company Harborside joins wave of US firms listing on Canadian exchange Harborside, a prominent Bay Area dispensary chain, wants to establish itself as the dominant player in Northern California's cannabis industry. To do...
00:16 2019-06-11

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms, Brazil's real stars on c.bank chief's comments Latin American currencies firmed against the dollar on Wednesday, led by gains in Brazil's real, while a Latin American stocks benchmark hit a more t...
17:32 2019-05-29

Global chemical firms urged to source responsibly after lethal China blast: study A prominent Chinese environmental group has called on chemicals multinationals to stop "cutting corners" by outsourcing business to Chinese suppliers...
08:48 2019-05-21

Amid Huawei row, China to list 'unreliable' foreign entities that harm Chinese firms China's Commerce Ministry said that it will draft a list of foreign companies, organisations and individuals regarded as "unreliable" for having...
14:32 2019-05-31

Raytheon, United Technologies May Merge, Forming One of World's Biggest Defense and Aerospace Firms Sometimes, when two major military contractors love money very much, they get together and reverse-mitosis into one larger military contractor.Read m...
16:48 2019-06-09

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX firms as dollar softens, stocks drop on trade jitters A soft dollar aided gains in Latin American currencies on Wednesday, although stock markets in the region came under pressure from an escalation in t...
17:48 2019-07-17

|Africa'sworkforcesettoovertakeAsiabyendofthe21stcentury Africa’s potential workforce will likely be larger than that of Asia by the end of the 21st century as both continents wrestle with different demogra...
15:32 2019-07-20

Global firms are sounding the alarm as Hong Kong protests deal "serious blow" to the city's outlook Two months of protests in Hong Kong are starting to take a toll on some of the largest global companies, adding to a host of geopolitical concerns as...
16:00 2019-08-14

Federal Watchdog Asks Agencies to Please Stop Relying on Credit Rating Firms After Equifax Hack The Government Accountability Office is warning federal agencies including the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Administration, Veterans Affa...
23:16 2019-06-16

Exclusive: India aims to raise $47 billion from stake sales in state firms over 5 years - sources The Indian government has plans to raise as much as 3.25 trillion rupees ($47.4 billion) in the next five years by reducing its stakes in some large ...
07:00 2019-07-12

Polish state firms pouring ad cash into media that attack gay rights, research data shows State companies in Poland have multiplied many times over their spending on advertising via news magazines that attack gay rights since the nationali...
12:48 2019-08-05

Citing Reuters report, health groups push tech firms to police tobacco marketing More than 100 public health and anti-tobacco organizations are calling on Facebook Inc, Instagram, Twitter and Snap Inc to take "swift action" to cur...
08:48 2019-05-22

Africa's demographic dilemma Africa's population is growing rapidly. The high birth rates present the continent with an enormous challenge. However, a study found that the number...
06:32 2019-07-11

A ban on child labor in Africa is not enough Many children in Africa have to work as domestic helps, on plantations or in prostitution to survive. They are robbed of their childhood and guarante...
09:32 2019-06-12

When the Polish were refugees in Africa Thousands of Europeans sought sanctuary in Africa during World War II — among them were many Polish people. A Canadian filmmaker explores the journey...
19:32 2019-06-03

2019 Africa Cup of Nations — what you need to know The 32nd installment of the competition will be the biggest yet. Much has changed, a series of top stars are competing, and more than a few teams hav...
23:48 2019-06-19

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar 2-0 Nigeria Madagascar produce the biggest shock so far at the Africa Cup of Nations as they beat three-time winners Nigeria to go into the last 16 as group winn...
18:32 2019-06-30

Violence against Christians on the rise in Africa The African continent is seeing an increasing number of violent attacks on Christians. Church representatives are particularly at risk of being targe...
15:32 2019-06-13

Banking at the frontier – tales from Africa As Africa becomes embedded in the global financial and banking system, our journalists have travelled to some of the most challenging local markets t...
17:32 2019-05-21

Africa's road to free trade Thursday sees the creation of the world's largest free trade zone, the AfCFTA. Over 20 African nations are joining an association that in the final a...
13:16 2019-05-29

The influence of the German constitution in Africa On May 23, 1949, Germany's Basic Law was adopted and became a symbol of a new beginning. Some five decades later, German constitutional experts helpe...
15:32 2019-05-23

Corruption perceived to be on the increase in Africa Transparency International and Afrobarometer have launched a new edition of the Global Corruption Barometer - Africa. It shows that most people think...
14:32 2019-07-11

Africa's Green parties bet on international help In Germany and large parts of Europe, green parties are compounding their electoral successes. Environmental parties in Africa still have a long way ...
11:48 2019-07-15

West: Almost anything is possible this season Which Wisconsin will show up this season? What makes Minnesota the division wild card? How far can Scott Frost improve Nebraska? We examine those que...
12:48 2019-07-18

| Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say....
04:48 2019-06-10

Can Africa benefit from US-China trade spat? There's little reason for African nations to be afraid of the US-China trade spat. On the contrary, African economies could gain in importance, shoul...
10:48 2019-06-28

A Win for Gay Rights in Botswana Is a ‘Step Against the Current’ in Africa Thirty-two of Africa’s 54 nations have laws that criminalize consensual same-sex conduct, according to activists. Change has come, but it is spotty a...
20:00 2019-06-11

Nigeria 1-0 Burundi: Africa Cup of Nations - as it happened Odion Ighalo grabs second-half winner in AlexandriaUganda shock DR Congo for first Afcon win in 40 years 7.53pm BST The Super Eagles were forced to w...
03:48 2019-06-23

Pharma's market: the man cleaning up Africa's meat In Namibia a country of meat-lovers, vital expertise is needed to stop livestock spreading diseasesWreathed in barbecue smoke, Vetjaera Haakuria gest...
06:00 2019-07-10

Bloodhound will test its supersonic car in Africa this October The Bloodhound supersonic car project might be all about getting from A to B as quickly as possible, but its journey to date has been anything but st...
15:48 2019-07-10

| Musona: Absa Premiership the best league in Africa Former Kaizer Chiefs superstar Knowledge Musona believes the Absa Premiership is the strongest league in Africa and aids the development of Zimbabwe ...
05:16 2019-06-05

Finance: Transformation stories in Asia, CEE and Africa Banking and capital markets in Asia, central and eastern Europe and Africa have been transformed over the last 50 years, but the change in Asia is pa...
08:48 2019-05-21

| Baxter: Bafana have shown we can compete with Africa's best A dejected Stuart Baxter said that despite his side's dramatic defeat to Nigeria in the quarter-finals of AFCON they've shown they can compete with t...
04:00 2019-07-11

Largest wind power farm in Africa Kenya has launched Africa's largest wind power farm in a bid to boost electricity generating capacity and to meet the country's ambitious goal of 100...
10:48 2019-07-21

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mo Salah gives the fans what they want Egyptian fans turned out for the Pharaohs' second Group A game in the hopes not just of seeing them clinch a berth in the round of 16 but also of see...
19:48 2019-06-27

Can Chinese weapons contribute to peace in Africa? China's military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China's military strategy in...
22:48 2019-07-14

Did the ancestor of all humans evolve in Europe not Africa? A study of some 8-million-year-old teeth found in Greece suggests a controversial idea: that hominins arose in Europe and then moved into Africa late...
09:32 2019-05-21

Algeria crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early d...
00:48 2019-07-20

South Africa's PPC bows to environmental regulations South African cement company PPC said on Friday it expects to pay as much as 120 million rand ($8.5 million) per year due to the new carbon tax and ...
12:48 2019-06-28

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Sa...
07:32 2019-07-19

Capital markets: Funding Africa’s future Africa has long had a fraught relationship with the capital markets – can the continent put that difficult history behind it and, crucially, fund the...
10:48 2019-05-21

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa...
17:32 2019-06-08

Benatia to captain Morocco at Africa Cup of Nations "Defender Medhi Benatia, who joined Qatari club Al Duhail from Juventus in January, was on Tuesday named captain of Morocco’s 23-man squad for the Af...
17:00 2019-06-11

South Africa get first World Cup win in comfortable fashion "South Africa finally got a World Cup win under their belt as they eased to a nine-wicket triumph over Afghanistan at Sophia Gardens on Saturday to k...
22:16 2019-06-15

What you should know about Africa's massive, 55-country trade bloc Leaders from 55 African nations have worked out a massive deal they hope will connect 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc, and h...
03:48 2019-07-11

Who brings the internet to Africa's remote regions? US-based tech giants and China are helping to fund the development of Africa's digital infrastructure revolution. But do the potential benefits outwe...
15:48 2019-05-28

New dinosaur species discovered in South Africa Researchers in South Africa have discovered a new species of dinosaur. The newly named dino remains had been laying misidentified in storage collecti...
16:00 2019-08-06

| South Africa: Now lock factory for the north Rob Houwing on the swelling trend of SA unwittingly priming robust young second-rowers, especially, for eventual Test duty on the wrong side of the e...
10:16 2019-05-29

Africa Cup of Nations roundup: Uganda start with unlikely win Uganda have kicked off their Africa Cup of Nations campaign with a 2-0 win over DR Congo, drawing level with hosts Egypt on 3 points in Group A, whil...
15:32 2019-06-22

| ANALYSIS: Turmoil in Africa’s ‘model democracy’ Everywhere you look, there is back-stabbing, defections, grandstanding and chaos. Joel Konopo looks at the disjointed state of politics in Botswana a...
03:32 2019-08-02

E-commerce’s challenge in Africa: Lack of addresses Internet users in Africa now outnumber the U.S. population by some estimates, but reaching that exploding market is among the continent’s most pressi...
03:16 2019-08-04

Benin 0-0 Cameroon: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Cameroon and Benin both go through to the last 16 but Ghana top Group F courtesy of their 2-0 win against Guinea Bissau 7.22pm BST Related: Cameroon...
14:48 2019-07-02

NBA: League looks to Africa as next growth area - Silver NBA commissioner Adam Silver delivered a state of the league address on Thursday that sounded more like a foreign policy briefing that underscored th...
01:00 2019-05-31

Watch the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Eurosport "The Africa Cup of Nations begins on Friday June 21 and runs through to July 12. It can be watched live and exclusive on Eurosport and Eurosport Play...
14:48 2019-06-20

Uganda v Senegal: Africa Cup of Nations last 16 – live! Minute-by-updates from the 8pm kick-off in CairoFootball Weekly: England heartache, Copa América and AfconAny thoughts? You can email Paul | tweet @P...
15:16 2019-07-05

Germany stroll into last 16 with comfortable win over South Africa Germany sealed top spot in Group B as they eased past South Africa with a 4-0 Women’s World Cup victory in Montpellier on Monday.Following 1-0 wins i...
15:32 2019-06-17

South Africa’s economy plummets by most in about a decade JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa says its economy dropped by the largest amount in about a decade, hurting newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa...
08:16 2019-06-04

Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations champion Algeria was crowned Africa Cup of Nations champion for only the second time in its history, edging past Senegal thanks to Baghdad Bounedjah's early d...
14:48 2019-07-23

Why Africa’s Biggest Fund Manager Is Under Fire The Public Investment Corp. is the behemoth of Africa’s fund managers, overseeing $150 billion in pension assets for more than 1 million South Africa...
05:32 2019-07-01

While We Cool, The West Heats Up We’re about to enter a very amplified Jetstream pattern which will make it a tale of two forecasts nationwide. We will be receiving cooler than avera...
19:32 2019-06-10

Can the American West Be Saved? Two new books — Anthony McCann’s “Shadowlands” and Christopher Ketcham’s “This Land” — explore the forces shrinking the open expanse and destroying u...
13:32 2019-08-16

Kim Kardashian West, Esq. in 2022? You better believe it It's a sunny Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles and Kim Kardashian West is sitting in a conference room of a law office, blinds drawn, surrounded by l...
11:16 2019-06-28

South Africa’s Elections: A Weakened A.N.C. Clings to Victory The African National Congress was poised to keep control of the government, but widespread voter dissatisfaction looks to have led to its poorest ele...
16:16 2019-05-21

Africa Cup of Nations: Tanzania must learn from exit, says Amuneke Tanzania's head coach Emmanuel Amuneke says the Africa Cup of Nations has been a real 'eye-opener' for the Taifa Stars following an early exit in Egy...
23:32 2019-07-03

Smoke from fires in Africa fertilizes the Amazon over 6,500 miles away It’s tempting to think that two locations separated by over 6,500 miles wouldn’t have much of an impact on one another, but nothing could...
06:16 2019-08-01

South Africa edge neighbours Namibia to make last 16 "South Africa\u0027s Bongani Zungu scored with a header from a second-half corner to secure a 1-0 win over Namibia on Friday and his country\u0027s f...
06:48 2019-06-29

Vladimir Putin is muscling his way into Africa, and that is bad news for US interests When Moscow sees a vacuum in Africa left by Europe or the United States, it increasingly steps in with trade and business agreements, military sales ...
11:32 2019-06-15

Morocco 1-0 Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – as it happened Hervé Renard;s side make it six points from two matches En-Nesyri’s goal crowns accomplished performance 7.53pm BST That was a terrific performance b...
03:16 2019-06-29

Egypt v Zimbabwe: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Trezeguet’s goal gives hosts winning start 10.57pm BST Mission accomplished for the hosts. They started this match with real vibrancy but soon ran ou...
18:48 2019-06-21

Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s president PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a five-year term as South Africa’s president. He took the oath of office on...
06:32 2019-05-25

Algeria v Guinea: Africa Cup of Nations, round of 16 – live! Updates from the 8pm BST kick-off in CairoMadagascar win shootout to extend dream runYou can email Daniel here or tweet him here 9.02pm BST 46 min Of...
16:16 2019-07-07

| Poaching slows but Africa's elephants still face extinction The illegal slaughter of African elephants to feed Asia's demand for ivory has decreased by more than half in eight years, but the majestic mammals a...
07:32 2019-05-29

Why Eskom’s Power Crisis Is South Africa’s Top Risk A crisis at South Africa’s main electricity supplier, Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd., threatens the entire country. The state-owned utility can’t manage bot...
09:32 2019-05-29

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela's Gold Landed in Africa---and Vanished A Russian airliner’s secretive deliveries to a refinery in Uganda expose one link in a global underground economy many suspect is helping Nicolás Mad...
13:00 2019-06-18

| Mobile phones are replacing bank accounts in Africa Sub-Saharan Africa has more mobile-money accounts than anywhere else in the world with about 396 million registered users at the end of 2018, a 14% i...
13:32 2019-08-13

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Mikel Obi admits this will be his last tournament Captain John Mikel Obi confirms that Egypt 2019 will be his last Africa Cup of Nations for Nigeria and vows to help the team 'finish with the trophy....
20:16 2019-07-07

Zero elephants poached in a year in top Africa wildlife park _____ JOHANNESBURG (AP) — One of Africa’s largest wildlife preserves is marking a year without a single elephant found killed by poachers, which expe...
20:48 2019-06-15

South Africa stun hosts Egypt with late win "Egypt have been knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a late goal from Thembinkosi Lorch condemned them to a shock defeat to South Africa."...
17:00 2019-07-06

Algeria fans celebrate Africa Cup of Nations win – video Fans have been celebrating Algeria’s Africa Cup of Nations title after a second-minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah gave them a 1-0 win over Senegal in ...
06:00 2019-07-20

| Difficult to imagine Egypt not winning Group A at Africa Cup Hosts Egypt are favoured not only to win Group A at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations this June, but to go on and lift the trophy a record-extending eig...
02:48 2019-06-13

Scientists Say They’ve Identified the Earliest Sign of Humans Outside Africa NEW YORK — Scientists say they’ve identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in s...
11:48 2019-07-11

South Africa v Afghanistan: Cricket World Cup – live! Cricket World Cup updates from the game in CardiffSri Lanka v Australia – live! Follow the OBO report nowEngland win, rain delays and autocorrect – T...
09:32 2019-06-15

South Africa swears in Cyril Ramaphosa as president The 66-year-old was unanimously elected as president by parliament after his African National Congress won the legislative vote on May 8. The new pre...
08:00 2019-05-25

Eating and drinking in Africa's largest slum – in pictures Despite poverty, lack of refrigeration and a constant battle for cleanliness, the residents of Kibera are resourceful with the food they eat and sell...
03:48 2019-08-10

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 7.43pm BST Al...
14:48 2019-06-13

Africa's vision for the future – much more than a free trade deal The Agenda 2063 is meant to bring Africa together in a multitude of ways. However, at an AU summit in Niger, the main focus will be on a free trade a...
13:32 2019-07-05

Opinion: South Africa’s new government: compromise over renewal After days of speculation, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has formed his new government. His Cabinet shows a clear intent for reform, but it...
19:48 2019-05-30

Ancient DNA is Revealing the Origins of Livestock Herding in Africa Visitors to East Africa are often amazed by massive herds of cattle with a gorgeous array of horn, hump and coat patterns. Pastoralism – a way of lif...
19:32 2019-05-30

UK's Harry and Meghan head to Africa for first family tour Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will head to southern Africa later this year for their first official overseas tour as a family since the ...
15:32 2019-06-27

A New Ebola Vaccine Strategy in Africa: Smaller Doses As violence makes it harder to reach stricken villages in Congo, experts plan to stretch supplies and to give the vaccine to everyone, not just conta...
17:16 2019-05-21

South Africa slings back the fynbos-flavored gin Last year, gin consumption in South Africa grew by an astonishing 50 percent, to half a pint for every man, woman and child. No wonder that distiller...
20:16 2019-06-28

Africa Cup of Nations: Madagascar beat Burundi to close in on last-16 • Group B: Madagascar 1-0 Burundi• Marco Ilaimaharitra’s free-kick puts last-16 place in sightMadagascar, debutants at the Africa Cup of Nations, too...
15:32 2019-06-27

WWC roundup: Spain survives South Africa challenge Jennifer Hermoso scored on two penalty kicks and Spain came from behind to spoil South Africa's Women's World Cup debut with a 3-1 win on Saturday in...
01:00 2019-06-09

Africa battles high rates of suicide, depression Many African countries are struggling with high suicide rates for which there is no simple explanation. However, one thing is evident: There is a lac...
00:48 2019-06-09

SA vs BAN: Quinton De Kock, South Africa Player To Watch Out For Quinton de Kock seems to be the one steady hand in the South Africa batting in World Cup 2019, as was evident in South Africa's first match against E...
04:16 2019-06-01

Cyril Ramaphosa sworn in as South Africa’s president South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Saturday urged the country to pursue “an extraordinary feat of human endeavor” as he was sworn in for a fi...
14:32 2019-05-25

South Africa's president unveils leaner government Women fill half of positions in Cyril Ramaphosa’s new cabinet in rejig that critics call ‘evolution, not revolution’Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a s...
21:48 2019-05-29

| Europe's ties with Africa must change - Ghana president Africa must change its relationship with Europe if it wants to become self-reliant and exploit rich resources that could transform the continent, Gha...
17:48 2019-07-12

Smoke from fires in Africa help keep the Amazon rainforest alive A new study by the Unversity of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science reveals that fires which rage in Africa actually fertiliz...
20:16 2019-08-01

China beats South Africa 1-0 to set up decider vs. Spain China is back on track at the Women's World Cup, tied for second in Group B after a 1-0 victory in South Africa, and focused on it goal of moving int...
15:32 2019-06-14

The highs and lows of fans watching the Africa Cup of Nations "If football was a president we would have a peaceful and exciting country," - the words of a young South Africa fan speaking to Reuters while watchi...
09:16 2019-07-18

South Africa Cabinet Excludes Several Embroiled in Scandals South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosaon appointed a new, leaner cabinet that no longer includes several ministers embroiled in corruption scandals...
00:48 2019-05-30

How China's streaming app beat Spotify and Apple in Africa When Chinese music streaming company Transsnet wanted to break into the lucrative African market, they partnered with parent company, Transsion holdi...
05:16 2019-06-10

Senegal 0-1 Algeria: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened Belail goal sends Algeria into last 16Mané denied penalty in scrappy game 8.21pm BST Youcef Belaili struck early in the second half as Algeria edged ...
15:32 2019-06-27

South Africa's Zuma denies being 'king of corruption' Ex-President Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over milit...
11:48 2019-07-15

South Africa's Old Mutual suspends CEO after 'breakdown in trust' South Africa's No.2 insurer Old Mutual said on Friday Chief Executive Peter Moyo had been suspended following a "material breakdown in trust" be...
04:32 2019-05-24

Africa's elephant poaching is in decline, analysis suggests Researchers still fearful as approximately 10,000 to 15,000 are killed every yearElephant poaching rates in Africa are declining, according to a stud...
15:16 2019-05-28

| Fittest team will win Africa Cup of Nations says Nigeria coach Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said he expects that after a demanding season in Europe, plus the heat in Egypt, will mean the fittest team will be crowned...
12:00 2019-06-06

Cameroon 0-0 Ghana: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 – as it happened There were no goals exchanged as Cameroon and Ghana maintained their unbeaten records in the Africa Cup of Nations 7.51pm BST Cameroon probably just ...
03:16 2019-06-30

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved ...
21:32 2019-05-22

South Africa’s ex-president denies corruption at inquest Former South African president Jacob Zuma has denied corruption allegations against him, saying the charges are part of an international intelligence...
15:32 2019-07-15

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win las...
12:48 2019-06-28

South Africa's Ramaphosa starts crackdown on corruption South African President-elect Cyril Ramaphosa is showing signs of cracking down on corruption Wednesday as the country's new parliament voted him to ...
12:32 2019-05-22

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the Sta...
07:32 2019-06-11

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
09:00 2019-06-17

US Special Ops want A-29 Super Tucanos to battle terrorists in Africa Members of Congress would like to see a more expansive use of the A-29 Super Tucano aircraft in various global hotspots as a way to support US Specia...
13:16 2019-06-11

U.S. 'gag rule' linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is l...
11:16 2019-06-28

China is slowly expanding its power in Africa, one TV set at a time In China, few people have heard of StarTimes. But in Africa, the Chinese company is helping villages switch from analog to digital television and exe...
15:48 2019-07-24

PepsiCo to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food for $1.7 billion PepsiCo has struck a deal to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for $1.7 billion, the companies said on Friday, lifting Pioneer's shares and boo...
06:48 2019-07-19

A little knowledge goes a long way for South Africa striker Kgatlana Forward Thembi Kgatlana is hoping her inside knowledge of China can spur South Africa to victory in their women's World Cup Group B fixture at the Pa...
14:48 2019-06-12

South Africa ruling opens way for apartheid-era prosecutions JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A former South African police officer will face trial over the 1971 killing of an anti-apartheid activist after a court ruling th...
12:16 2019-06-03

South Africa’s president responds to critical report South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will urgently challenge in court a report by the country’s corruption watchdog that fou...
13:48 2019-07-21

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Afri...
19:32 2019-05-22

Police in South Africa arrest 560 foreigners in raid Nearly 600 foreigners were arrested in a police raid on a business district in Johannesburg, South Africa, police and government officials said Thurs...
17:32 2019-08-12

Rampant Bangladesh Add To South Africa's World Cup Agony South Africa, who have never won the World Cup, are left with little margin for error in the rest of the 10-team group stage, which sees each country...
17:16 2019-06-02

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom cannot be allowed to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa used his state of the nation address on Thursday to pledge to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of ...
14:32 2019-06-20

South Africa's Ramaphosa says Eskom too vital to fail South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa pledged on Thursday to speed up 230 billion rand ($16.11 billion) of support for ailing power utility Eskom,...
16:48 2019-06-20

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Goalless draws the order of the day After Mauritania and Angola played out the first goalless draw of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, there proved no separating Cameroon and Ghana eithe...
17:48 2019-06-29

FIFA and AFD to promote women's soccer in Africa: Infantino FIFA and the French Development Agency (AFD) have pledged ahead of the June 7-July 7 World Cup in France to promote women's soccer in Africa on a lon...
23:48 2019-06-04

Burundi survives civil war to arrive at Africa Cup of Nations They're the lowest-ranked nation at this summer's Africa Cup of Nations (their first), have survived brutal civil war and carry the hope of home with...
01:32 2019-06-22

Africa's CFA Franc – colonial relic or stabilizing force? Some praise the French-backed CFA franc for its stability, others denounce it as a colonial hangover. The benefits and drawbacks of Africa's CFA curr...
19:48 2019-05-27

Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing? The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of eve...
09:16 2019-07-09

Everything We Know About Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Trip to Africa Pack your bags, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle! The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are reportedly heading to Africa later this year. Reports about the ...
17:16 2019-06-12

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: The surprise package from Madagascar Madagascar have been the pleasant surprise package of this Africa Cup of Nations. Having cruised into the round of 16, they are now set to face a tea...
13:32 2019-07-01

Africa Cup of Nations: Abderrazak Hamdallah set for Morocco return After a record-breaking season in Saudi Arabia striker Abderrazak Hamdallah is set for his first Morocco appearance since Herve Renard took over as c...
08:32 2019-05-27

WHO counts down Africa polio clock despite fears of new outbreak Africa could be declared free of endemic "wild" polio early next year if a strain last seen in Nigeria almost three years ago does not resurface, the...
23:32 2019-05-28

| Markram, Bavuma to lead South Africa 'A' in India CSA has named Aiden Markram as captain of the four-day squad and Temba Bavuma as captain of the one-day squad for the SA 'A' tour to India in August ...
21:48 2019-06-29