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South Africa:Eskom Inquiry - Former CFO Anoj Singh Joins the Growing Queue of the 'I Don't Know', 'I Can't Say', 'It Wasn't Me'
[Daily Maverick] It wasn't me. I was not obliged to do so. I did not know. There is an ever-lengthening queue of senior officials from State-owned Entities (SoEs) and government departments - throw in a few politicians like former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu or Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown - claiming ignorance and invoking tunnel vision of their governance duties to disavow responsibility when things go wrong and their actions come under public scrutiny. On Tuesday, Eskom's former Chief Financial Officer

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:17:10 GMT

South Africa:The Latest Alarming Oxfam International Inequality Report Should Act to Unite the Working Class
[COSATU] We now know from the last report released by Statistics South Africa that more than half of the South African population live in poverty. In fact, the number of people living in extreme poverty (i.e. persons living below the 2015 Food Poverty Line of R441 per person per month) has increased by 2,8 million, to nearly 14 million. Women, children and the elderly are the hardest hit by poverty. This reality of the deepening and widening poverty was also confirmed by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), which

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:16:09 GMT

Nigeria:'Refinery Licences Expiration Won't Undermine Self-Sufficiency Plan'
[Guardian] Stakeholders in Nigeria's downstream oil and gas sector have said the expiration of licences issued to investors to build private refineries will not hinder the country's 2019 self-sufficiency target.

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:14:47 GMT

Nigeria:Nigeria Oil Summit Holds Feb 19-23, 2018
[Guardian] President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and the Chairman, UBA Plc /Founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation will join other outstanding personalities in business, finance and the economy as special guests and speaker at the only Federal Government of Nigeria's officially endorsed oil and gas event- the Nigeria International Petroleum Summit (NIPS): an African Petroleum Technology and Business Conference (APTC) scheduled for Abuja from 19th to 23rd February 2018 .

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:14:20 GMT

Nigeria:Clearing Houses Battle NCC Over Call Masking Allegations
[Guardian] A potential battle is currently looming between the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and Interconnect Exchange Operators over some alleged sharp practices going on in the telecommunications sector.

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 07:14:11 GMT

And World Business

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Americans are slowly warming up to self-driving cars
The fear factor surrounding self-driving cars appears to be slowly receding.

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:11:52 EST

AT&T wants Congress to pass a net neutrality law
AT&T is calling on Congress to settle the internet freedom debate by passing a federal net neutrality law.

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 00:02:40 EST

Howard Kurtz's new book on Trump White House offers scathing critique of the media
The media's negative coverage of President Trump is actually helping the White House, Fox News anchor Howard Kurtz argues in his new book, "Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press, and the War over the Truth."

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 20:19:25 EST

XPrize ends its $30 million race to moon without a winner
The first privately funded trip to the moon will have to wait.

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:24:30 EST

Jerome Powell confirmed as next Federal Reserve chair
The Senate has confirmed Jay Powell as the next Federal Reserve chair.

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:09:11 EST
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