Tuesday, January 23, 2018

On the mon£y

Verizon is bringing back unlimited data

Verizon (VZ, Tech30) is bringing back an unlimited data plan. Starting Monday, Verizon customers can get unlimited data, talk and text...

Nigeria: PDP Renews Commitment to Revamp Nigeria’s Economy

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has reaffirmed its commitment to return Nigeria in 2019 to the path of economic growth and respect for fundamental human rights. The party said this in a communiqué issued...

Ola Cabs: Indian rival slams Uber’s business model

Uber's top rival in India has some unsolicited advice for the U.S. startup: Go local. "They have a very cookie-cutter approach...

South Africa’s rand weakens, stocks set to open higher | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand weakened against the dollar early...

Nigerian Libya Returnees Share Dark Stories of Rape and Torture

Nigerian returnees from Libya have appealed to federal and state governments to provide job opportunities for Nigerian youths to prevent them from endangering their lives looking for greener pasture abroad. Some of the returnees...

Oil prices have doubled in a year. Here’s why

It's a good day for OPEC. Data published Monday by the oil cartel show its...

Africa: South Africa Isn’t Budgeting for Its Care Economy, What Can Be Done About...

analysis By Lisa VettenThe South African government pays dedicated care workers less than anyone else in its employ - as little as R500 (US$39) a month. These include social workers, home-based care providers as...

Swiss voters reject corporate tax overhaul

Voters in Switzerland have shocked the political establishment by rejecting a reform plan that would have...

Tanzania: Govt in Fresh Bid to Attract Indian Drug Makers

By Alawi MasareDar es Salaam — The government has urged pharmaceutical firms from India to set up factories in the country to cut importation costs. The call was made yesterday in Dar es Salaam...

Trump brand takes another hit: Sears and Kmart

by Jill Disis and Danielle Wiener-Bronner   @CNNMoney February 13, 2017: 11:07 AM ET ...