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Harika back in top five of world chess rankings

India's Grand Master Harika Dronavalli broke back into the top five in the world chess rankings after a commanding show in the Isle of Man International Chess tournament that concluded earlier this week. This is the second time during this year ...
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This is because the law, contained in Section 20 of the Insurance Act that makes it mandatory for local cargo importers to insure their goods with local insurance companies, has no provision compellin
Speakers at a tax predictability public forum at the Strathmore Business School implored the Kenya Revenue Authority and the National Treasury to fast-track efforts geared at stabilising the local tax
Since its launch, the programme has been rolled out in Botswana, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Nigeria, and South Africa. Uganda, Mauritius, and Ghana will launch the programme before the end of thi
The centre's planned opening date is two months ahead of schedule, with the ministry previously having set a July deadline.
Speaking at the launch of the Global Money Week at a Nairobi hotel, Sacco Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA) Chief Executive John Mwaka made a strong case for instilling a saving culture in childr
Companies have difficulty controlling where their ads appear because of the largely automated nature of online advertising.
Tinashe Makichi Business Reporter CBZ Holdings has set its sights on funding infrastructure projects after recently winning a tender to raise $2 billion to go towards development of accommodation faci
Golden Sibanda Senior Business Reporter THE shortage of US dollars besetting the economy has reignited debate on whether Zimbabwe should adopt the rand, as it emerged that cash in circulation was only
Happiness Zengeni Business Editor Old Mutual faces its first major challenge from a policyholder over its very low post-hyperinflation payouts as the London-listed giant has been served with summons b
Jeffrey Gogo Climate Story THE prejudice of global studies on Africa have never been more bizarre than the latest country ratings on personal happiness from the latest UN’s World Happiness Report 2017
Business Reporter THE setting up of a vibrant diamond beneficiation industry has “greatly” suffered from lack of supportive legislation for local cutting and polishing of diamonds, Aurex Holdings, one
The president spent part of this weekend at one of his golf clubs and in a restaurant at one of his hotels, part of a pattern of visits to properties that bear his name.
Bollywood actor Prateik Babbar will soon venture into the hospitality sector with the launch of a wellness centre in Himachal Pradesh's Dharamshala city.
Farmers, supermarkets and suppliers call on Theresa May to secure a free trade deal with the EU.
India-US relations are set to get stronger and there's been a remarkable shift in the bilateral ties, India's envoy to the US Navtej Sarna said as he hailed the contributions of Indian-Americans "in t
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on Sunday won a regional election in the western state of Saarland with 40 per cent of the votes, exit poll results showed.
A 30-year-old man was arrested on Sunday in connection with the terror attack near the British Parliament here on Wednesday, police said.
Jeffrey Lord, the former Reagan White House official and booster to Pres. Donald Trump said on Sunday that Watergate-era “dirty tricks” Republican operative Roger Stone Jr. is “the u
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Passengers were turned away by a gate agent at Denver International Airport on Sunday morning for their attire, setting off a social media tempest.
Volunteers lawyers will assist low-income residents with their legal matters.              
British police today made a new arrest as part of an investigation by the Counter Terrorism Command into the attack on UK Parliament, Scotland Yard today said. "A 30-year-old man was arrested on Sund
Hollywood studios are planning to move ahead with “premium” video on demand, making major movies available to home viewers within weeks after they hit theaters.
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Small-business owners have been among the Affordable Care Act’s most vocal opponents, but demolishing it without putting new guardrails in place is not, for most, the ideal outcome.
Mississippians must be registered by Saturday to vote in May 2 municipal primaries.              
Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces, a US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance, today seized a military airport from the Islamic State jihadist group in northern Syria, a spokesman said. The capture o
Gunfire erupted early today inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub after a dispute broke out among several men, killing one man and injuring 15 other people, authorities said. No suspect was in custod
WWE WrestleMania 33 booking decisions that would be best for the long-term appeal of the product.
Prior to becoming an adviser and Svengali to President Donald Trump, Breitbart executive Steven Bannon went in search of a presidential candidate who would push his white nationalist, anti-immigration
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Meeting was also attended by SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya, among others
The week ahead will feature a speech from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen and bring data from around the globe, including a first look at the February U.S. trade deficit, eurozone inflation an

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