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Ireland gets boost from Brexit, thousands of jobs, scores of projects

DUBLIN, Ireland - IDA Ireland says Brexit has boosted new projects which have added thousands of Jobs since the UK ...

Investors bid up stocks in Asia

HONG KONG - Share in Asia continued higher on Thursday while the U.S. dollar sell-off extended.By the close on Thursday ...

U.S. dollar slides despite Fed leaving rates unchanged

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. dollar fell sharply on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve signalled it is moving ...

China remains largest bond issuer in East Asia

MANILA, Philippines - Local currency bond markets in emerging East Asia continued to expand over the first quarter of 2019 ...

Solid gains in Asia Wednesday following rally on Wall St

HONG KONG - Asian stock markets soared on Wednesday, taking their cue from American and European stocks that shot sharply ...

Global stocks rally on renewed U.S.-China trade negotiations

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in the U.S. and Europe made sold gains on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald ...

Africa

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Egypt's Mohammed Morsi buried in Cairo after death in trial

CAIRO, Egypt - The former Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi, is now buried after he died in court after suffering a ...

WFP accused of negligence over Uganda food aid deaths

A drought-stricken region of Uganda is still searching for answers several months after four people died and hundreds were sickened ...

How Museveni has twisted Uganda's constitution to cling to power

For a period of time between 1986 and the early 2000s Uganda was considered to be a country committed to ...

Farewell to Ndikho Xaba -- a little known genius of South African music

It's the late 1990s at the Windybrow Theatre in Johannesburg. I'm with an American-born friend whose jazz tastes were shaped ...

Growth in global financial wealth ground to a halt in 2018

Gains in personal wealth globally ground to a near-halt in 2018, rising just 1.6% for the weakest growth in five ...

SA Express financials signed off by auditors, inquiry told

The financial statements of SA Express have been signed off by auditors and are set to be presented to Cabinet, ...

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