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Johnson & Johnson announces plan to split into two companies

US pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson on Friday announced plans to break up into two companies, separating its consumer health arm that sells Band-Aids...

Zimbabwe denies reports of adopting cryptocurrency as legal tender

Zimbabwe has no plans of adopting cryptocurrency as a legal tender, according to Information Minister Monica Mutsvangwa. Mutsvangwa, who spoke following a cabinet meeting on...

Moroccan airline RAM to launch direct flights to Israel

Moroccan national airline Royal Air Maroc (RAM) announced on Tuesday the launch of its first-ever direct flight from Casablanca to Tel Aviv, Israel. The new...

More trouble ahead for erratic emerging market currencies

Emerging market currencies are headed for more trouble next year as mounting expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates to quell inflation...

Dairy farming: Entrepreneurship opportunities in Africa

The World Bank’s 2020 global employment statistics place Kenya’s unemployment rate at 3 percent. Subsequently, according to the data from the Kenya National Bureau...

Kenyan leader urges tax agency to curb revenue loss

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday directed Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) to collaborate with other agencies within the multi-agency framework to fight illicit trade...

Facebook changes name to Meta as it refocuses on virtual reality

Facebook Inc is now called Meta, in a rebrand that focuses on building the "metaverse," a shared virtual environment that the tech giant bets...

South Sudan says oil flow not affected by protests in neighboring...

South Sudan on Thursday said oil flow to neighboring Sudan is not being disrupted by ongoing protests following the military takeover in Khartoum. "The oil...

Angola to slash VAT from 14 to 7 percent

Angola's government has decided to reduce the rate of value added tax (VAT) on a set of essential consumer goods, from 14 to 7...

Algeria to end gas supplies to Morocco; supply Spain directly -sources

  The logo of the state energy company Sonatrach is pictured at the headquarters in Algiers, Algeria November 25, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina/File Photo Algeria, which has...
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