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Infrastructure critical for Africa's growth

Minister of Trade and Industry said that the development of infrastructure is a catalyst for regional integration for increased trade in Africa
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Taylor Swift shared a cryptic video snippet Monday across her social media accounts of a snake.        
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American surgeons poorly prepared for humanitarian operations

(Reuters Health) - A Haitian physician taught American-trained vascular surgeon Dr. David Kuwayama how to perform C-sections in a Caribbean clinic, and a Congolese surgeon taught him other basic surgical procedures in an African war zone.
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Provident Financial is swamped by short sellers

Britain's largest home-credit lender had the door slammed in its face yesterday following reports it has become the latest target of aggressive short selling by hedge funds.
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Silicon Valley fund IVP set to invest in Transferwise

California-based private equity fund IVP is reportedly talks to invest in Transferwise, an online currency exchange business that is one of Londons rising fintech stars.
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Total strikes 5.8bn deal with the oil division of Maersk

French energy giant Total has struck a deal to acquire the oil division of Danish firm Maersk for 5.8 billion.
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Traders betting against Alibaba witness 7.6bn in losses

Short-sellers betting against Alibaba have been walloped in 2017 with the Chinese tech giants shares surging by more than 90 per cent.
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John Lewis's Paula Nickolds sticks to jeans for meetings

John Lewiss new(ish) managing director Paula Nickolds says she dresses in jeans to business meetings each day.
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Leading hedge fund buys 5% stake in bookie William Hill

Mayfair-based Silchester International Investors has bought 5 per cent of the bookmakers stock which has almost halved over the past four years to 240p, at last nights closing price.
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Trouble in Turkey sinks major port firm run by Mandelson

Global Ports Holding, which brought on board former Labour business secretary Lord Mandelson as a director in April on a salary of 93,000, listed on the London market in May.
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Shares in Rathbone Brothers dip over merger with rival

Shares in Rathbone Brothers dipped yesterday as investors fretted over a planned 2 billion merger with rival wealth manager Smith & Williamson.
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Urad, moong imports put in restricted category

Will help in stabilising domestic prices that fell below minimum support level & are hurting farmers
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Telangana sops for textile sector a wake-up call for Tamil Nadu

Telangana Government has announced new incentives to attract investments in Textiles and apparel sector. However this is seen as a wakeup call for Tamil Nadu government to save the huge investment fro
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Despite what you may have heard Saturday, the Redskins' safety was drafted out of South Carolina in 2013.
Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr., who stands to make a record-breaking $390 million from his forthcoming fight against Conor McGregor, apparently will do whatever it takes to win the fight even
Anthony Joshua showed off his resourcefulness on Monday as he did a training drill using a brilliant bit of homemade gym kit. The British boxing star worked on his timing by punching a tennis ball.
Chelsea star Aluko has not played for Sampson since she submitted an email complaint, in May last year, in which she claimed there was a culture of bullying and harassment within the FA.
Arsenal duo Jenkinson and Bramall are unlikely to play much under Arsene Wenger and have opted to join the Championship club. Southampton youngster Gallagher is prepared to drop down a division.
SAMI MOKBEL & ADAM SHERGOLD: Wilshere and Wilson were both given their marching orders and the pair were involved in a fiery confrontation in the tunnel as they left the field before being separated
MARTIN SAMUEL AT THE ETIHAD: Many mangers having seen their side to 10 men might not have immediately turned to a player like Raheem Sterling to remedy their lack of numbers.
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford won't say if he has a deadline for ending contract negotiations; Jim Caldwell talks about Monday's eclipse.        

Popular Travel

Transat shares surge after tour operator revises summer earnings outlook

MONTREAL - Shares of Transat A.T. surged Monday to the highest level in nearly three years after the travel company signalled it's having a significantly more profitable summer season than ...
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Exploring Saskatoon like a local

Ive long felt Saskatoon is a city that punches above its weight. There are less than 300,000 residents, but it feels considerably larger, thanks in part to the University of Saskatchewan and a thrivi
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Rick Steves: How to navigate a European road trip

Horror stories about driving in Europe abound. They're fun to tell, but driving is really only a problem for those who make it one.        
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Swiss cheese, chocolate and wine in scenic Geneva

Discover Geneva's cheese, chocolate, wine and fine dining on a gastronomic tour among stunning lakefront scenery.        
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Eclipse-viewing party in the air: Alaska Air flight to get an early look

While millions of people get ready to watch today’s total solar eclipse from the ground, Alaska Airlines will be hosting an eclipse-viewing party in the air.       
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Gourmet ice cream tour in Vancouver a sweet escape

Whats better than a scoop of ice cream on a hot summer day? Three scoops, an ice cream sandwich, soft serve drizzled with chocolate syrup and a vegan charcoal banana coconut confection, of course.
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Popular Finance

MFIs need up to Rs 11,000 cr over next three years: Report

In FY17, MFIs and SFBs raised an aggregate of Rs 4,713 crore of equity capital
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These cities might fine you for texting while walking

Honolulu, HI and Stamford, CT are planning to impose fines on people who text while walking.        
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How to have money rolling in without doing anything

Passive income allows you to have a stream of income pouring in with little on-going work on your part.        
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Copper hits its highest level since Nov. 2014 as traders bet on more global growth

Futures for September delivery reached a high of $3.0015 per pound. The rise in copper prices helped lift shares of Freeport McMoRan and BHP Billiton.        
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Where did you get your solar eclipse Glasses?

While the eclipse didn't do much for workday productivity ( disrupting 82.8% of working Americans to the tune of $694 million, according to data from Challenger, Gray & Christmas) it was still a
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The newest American Girl doll is here!

And she’s from a place you’ll all want to visit.        
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Closing Bell: A mixed start to the week

It was a mixed start to the week with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 managing small gains, while the Nasdaq remained in the red. Video provided by TheStreet    &
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At Little League World Series, the game goes on but fans watch the eclipse

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As the moon slid over the bright orange sun Monday morning, Southern Californians excitedly to the Griffith Observatory

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