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October 26, 2017 5:27 AM Factors to watch on October 26

SAFRICA-MARKETS/FACTORS:South African Markets - Factors to watch on October 26 The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Thursday. The rand dropped to a 10-month low on Wednesday after Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba flagged weaker growth 163

October 20, 2017 9:05 PM Bid to end chronic books shortage in schools, colleges

US firm hopes to standardize pupil-book ration amid reports that reading materials are costly in Kenya due to piracy and procurement flaws. Pupils yell inside a classroom in Kathwana, Tharaka-Nithi County, as they tackle a mid-morning maths assignment. They aren’t fighting but scrambling over a shared text book. Stocks in the school library aren’t enough 264

October 9, 2017 6:42 AM OnePlus 5 out of stock but it's no guarantee of OnePlus 6 early launch

The OnePlus 5 has reportedly gone out of stock in many markets such as the US, UK and Canada. While the slate grey variant of the smartphone is unavailable in many countries, the OnePlus US store currently shows all versions of the phone out of stock. Many people are taking the declining OnePlus 5 stock as a sign that OnePlus is prepping for an early 55

September 29, 2017 12:50 AM One man’s journey from welfare to world’s hottest videogame

Three years ago, Brendan Greene was on welfare in his hometown of Kildare, Ireland, getting an earful from social workers about how he should stop wasting time developing free computer games. “They were telling me to look for jobs or I’ll be cut off,” says Greene. “I kind of ignored them.” Good call. The ideas he crafted in those days led to what is now the hottest 75

September 25, 2017 12:06 AM Storming or Storm-Bound? Here's an Emerging-Market Reality Check

Nothing has been able to silence the roar of emerging markets this year, be it Kim Jong-Un’s missiles, President Donald Trump’s protectionist rhetoric or a host of domestic political ructions from Brazil to South Africa and Turkey. Instead, investors have focused on economies supported by slowing inflation, a recent recovery in commodity prices and the comfort 133

September 17, 2017 7:53 AM Over 2000 gold coins recovered from ancient Portuguese shipwreck

Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in 1533. Today the artifacts from the doomed ship, described by archaeologists as one of that era's most important finds, remain a hidden treasure. Relics stored in a dimly lit warehouse 124

September 16, 2017 1:03 PM In Namibia, 1533 Portuguese shipwreck's relics hidden away

Posted: Sep. 15, 2017 8:00 am Updated: Sep. 15, 2017 8:17 am ORANJEMUND, Namibia (AP) — Diamond prospectors in Namibia nearly a decade ago stumbled upon remnants of a shipwrecked Portuguese vessel whose trading journey to India was cut violently short by a storm in 1533. Today the artifacts from the doomed ship, described by archaeologists as one of that era's 114

September 4, 2017 2:42 PM Mozambique’s Museum of Fisheries looks inward

On The Line Mozambique’s Museum of Fisheries looks inward He is talking about the Museum of Fisheries, the newest and lovely addition to Maputo’s unique urban fabric, at the entrance of the fishing harbour in the Baixa or Old City. The street side is almost austere: whitewashed ground floor and a surprising cantilevered first storey, all glass and beams 94

August 29, 2017 11:08 AM European Stocks Slump on Double Whammy of North Korea, Euro Gain

European stocks tumbled to a six-month low as renewed geopolitical risks from North Korea added to the drag from a strengthening euro. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index plunged as much as 1.7 percent, the most since November, before closing 1 percent lower. Stocks declined after North Korea sent an unidentified missile over Japan, about three weeks after U.S. President 124

August 22, 2017 6:01 PM How to Choose the Best Mobile Plan After Verizon’s Latest Changes

One of the simplest of the new breed of mobile plans with unlimited data just got considerably more complicated, making it harder for consumers to choose the best plan for their needs. Verizon, which debuted a single unlimited plan back in February, on Tuesday announced it was splitting its offering into two revised plans for consumers starting August 133