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Consumer watchdog structure ruled unconstitutional

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. consumer watchdog agency, enmeshed in partisan politics since its creation after the financial crisis, now has had its structure ruled unconstitutional because it gives too much power to a single agency director. A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the way the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is organized violates the […]
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The blackout that persisted for several hours highlighted the vulnerability of Kenya's telecommunications and mobile money networks, prompting the industry regulator to seek an explanation from Safari
More than 800 secondary schools across the country are set to be connected to the Internet by the end of this year. Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) awarded the first tender of the Sh4 billion U
Acting Managing Director Femi Adewole (right) said the cash came from Cameroon and African Reinsurance, an institutional shareholder
Floriculture enterprise Primarosa Flowers has moved all its operations to Nyahururu from its Athi River base
Yet, these are the people who require active State protection, lest they be trampled under the feet of local and foreign investors in their quest for higher profits.
US stocks joined a worldwide surge higher on Monday after the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together.
Golden Sibanda Senior Business Reporter GOVERNMENT, through the ministries of Industry and Mines, will this week unveil nearly $20 million funding facility meant to capacitate three Bulawayo-based com
Conrad Mwanawashe Business Reporter RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe-owned minerals and precious stones beneficiation company, Aurex (Pvt) Ltd expects to conclude a strategic partnership arrangement with a te
Conrad Mwanawashe Business Reporter FARMERS unions want a significant role in the selection, vetting and monitoring of beneficiaries under the Special Maize Programme, commonly known as Command Agricu
Volumes of tobacco which has been exported now stand at 42,5 million kg, a 14 percent rise from those exported in the corresponding period last year, statistics that the industry regulator released sh
Business Reporter ZTE Corporation has completed the feasibility study for Zimbabwe Power Company’s Insukamini solar project amid indications that it was also finalising the application for a concessio
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to record a rebound in growth of 2,5 percent in 2017 that will be barely sufficient enough to deliver any per capita income ga
Enacy Mapakame Business Reporter Waverley Blankets is targeting a 15 percent increase in exports to regional markets on increased production as installation of a new $1, 5 million plant nears completi
Obert Chifamba Agri-Insight LAST Friday’s Maize Value Chain conference held in Harare provided answers to some pertinent questions that had been troubling most stakeholders in the agriculture sector i
CALGARY - The Alberta Court of Appeal is upholding a lower court decision that gave secured creditors priority over environmental clean-up in the case of bankrupt Redwater Energy Corp. The lawsuit ha
Author Richard Florida calls the creative class focused on millennials that he once championed "a two-headed monster."        
TORONTO - Barrick Gold's (TSX:ABX) first quarter results fell short of expectations despite swinging to a profit of US$679 million compared to a net loss of US$83 million in the same quarter last year
The former Fox News anchor is set to return to television with a Sunday evening newsmagazine and then a morning show scheduled for the fall.
The United Nations have criticised Congolese authorities for releasing a video showing the grisly murders of two UN experts, saying the move could harm the investigation and was traumatic for the fami
Right Side Broadcasting, which bills itself as the “Unofficial Version Of Trump TV,” has been forced to issue an apology after one of their on-air personalities went on a racist tirade bef
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: C.R. Bard Inc., up $49.34 to $302.41 The medical technology company agreed to be bought by Becton Dickinson for $317 a sha
Expanding the U.S. Navy to 355 ships as recommended by military leaders and backed by President Donald Trump would cost some $400 billion more over the next 30 years than the currently planned 308-shi
The Minneapolis-based retailer is the only one to carry Harry’s, Bevel products        
Nasdaq share index hits record as US markets join European rally after the first round of the French election.
The US Supreme Court has turned back an appeal by rights groups seeking to make public a damning report on the CIA's post-September 11 torture program, ensuring it will remain secret. The court yeste
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Acquisitive German healthcare conglomerate Fresenius SE & Co KGaA revved up its deals pace by acquiring U.S. generic drugmaker Akorn Inc for $4.75 billion (4.37 billion euros),
The Bombay High Court is set to pronounce its order on the bail pleas of Sadhvi Pragya and Col. Prasad Shrikant Purohit's bail plea - the prime accused in the 2008 Malegaon Blasts.Earlier in March, th
Taking an absolute opposite stand from that of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's view of initiating dialogue only after the restoration of peace in the Valley, the Congress on Tuesday
Emmanuel Macron hadn’t won anything beyond a shot at a runoff vote against Marine Le Pen, but his remarks to supporters and a subsequent private party Sunday night felt every bit like a victory
Dow Jones Industrials High: 20,792.20 Low: 20,723.59 Close: 20,763.89 Change: +216.13 Other Indexes Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2374.15 +25.46 NYSE Index: 11,531.80 +142.67 Nasdaq Composite Inde
Officials attributed the increase to the improved market price, initiatives like mass contact programmes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged to higher in Monday’s auction. The Treasury Department auctioned $39 billion in three-month bills at a discount rate
Harris Corporation’s CEO William Brown pulled in $6 million more in 2016 than the year before, giving him the largest raise reported among Central Florida’s publicly traded companies. Brown zoomed ahe
Mid-Cycle Freshening for 2018 Acura TLX transforms the personality of the car. Front and rear styling is new. The parrots-beak grille is thankfully gone. The interior is upgraded and AcuraWatch saf

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