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Rwanda:Volkswagen Banks On Ride Hailing Service to Sell Cars in Rwanda
[East African] A taxi ride in Kigali will soon be in a brand new vehicle, off the manufacturing line of German carmaker Volkswagen after the firm decided to build a value chain for its plant in Rwanda with its own hailing app.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:47:46 GMT

South Africa:Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Leads South African Delegation to Davos in Switzerland, 23 to 26 Jan
[Govt of SA] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will lead the South African delegation to the 48th World Economic Forum annual meeting that will take place on 23-26 January in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:43:35 GMT

Uganda:Standard Gauge Rail Boss Drives Local Content Campaign
[East African] Uganda has set a high bar on local content for the Chinese contractor picked to build its standard gauge railway as it seeks dividends for industries and workers from the $2.3 billion investment.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:42:06 GMT

South Africa:Government Mourns the Loss of ICT Pioneer
[SAnews.gov.za] The Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services has described the death of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) specialist, Libby Lloyd, as a great loss to the ICT sector.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:41:26 GMT

South Africa:Govt Orders Removal of Top Power Utility Executives, Appoints New Board
[South Africa] Government today announces a number of measures to strengthen governance at Eskom, including the appointment of new board members and stabilising management at the energy parastatal.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:39:11 GMT
World Business

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'Saturday Night Live' mocks President Trump's physical exam
Even without Alec Baldwin's President Trump, "Saturday Night Live" still found a way to mock the commander in chief.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 01:25:12 EST

USAA offers military members no-interest loans during the shutdown
If the government shutdown lasts more than a few days, some federal employees will not get paid on time even though they have to keep working. This includes members of the armed services.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:45:58 EST

What's happening at the IRS during the shutdown
The U.S. government is closed. And if it doesn't reopen by Monday, Americans expecting refunds or waiting to hear back from the IRS on an existing audit or other tax matter may be out of luck.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:07:00 EST

Toronto is having a big tech moment
After promising to search North America for the perfect home for its next headquarters, Amazon has narrowed its list to 20 cities ? 19 of which are in the United States. The one exception? Toronto.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:19:11 EST

Why you want Amazon to be your new neighbor
Amazon has narrowed down its hunt for a second home to 20 locations. And the chosen city is likely to get an economic jolt -- particularly to its housing market.

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:04:21 EST