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Alibaba founder Jack Ma is expected to address students at the University of Nairobi Thursday afternoon.
The Agriculture Ministry has announced an increment in wheat prices from Sh3,000 per 90kg bag to Sh3,400 as production in Narok expected to drop by 50 percent due to erratic rainfall.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkey’s prime minister on Thursday appeared to shut the door on reviving efforts to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus anytime soon after high-level talks earlier this mo
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough said the president seems to be terrified that his connections to Russia will soon be unraveled — and will provoke a constitutional crisis to keep them from being ex
On Monday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions declared that he would be increasing the controversial practice of civil asset forfeiture. “We hope to issue this week a new directive on asset forfeiture — e
By Brian Levin, Professor, Department of Criminal Justice and Director, Center for the Study of Hate & Extremism, California State University San Bernardino. Muslim women hold signs to express op
There have been plenty of off-the-record quotes from Republican lawmakers expressing their frustration at President Donald Trump, but now Rep. Mike Simpson (R-ID) is going on the record. In an intervi
In the classic film The Graduate, a family friend gives the protagonist an iconic piece of advice. “One word… plastics. There’s a great future in plastics.” That advice couldn’t have been
(Reuters) - Diversified healthcare company Abbott Laboratories reported a 55 percent drop in quarterly profit on Thursday, hurt by higher costs.
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives said two bills passed through their chambers that would ensure the country remains "an energy powerhouse."
Over the last several months, someone using the pseudonym “Art Doyle” released online reports – I use the word “reports” loosely – to attack several biotech stocks.
Consolidated profit rose to 20.83 billion rupees ($323.35 million) for the three months to June 30, Wipro said in a statement.
A run of disappointing drug trials at Roche has left analysts suggesting the view from its new 41-storey office building in Basel, Switzerland, has become more clouded, with little chance of managemen
Three of the eight finalists shortlisted for the inaugural BIM Seafood Retail Business Award 2018 are from Co Cork. 
Morgan Stanley has chosen Frankfurt to be a new base for its European Union operations as the UK prepares to leave the bloc, according to a source familiar with the matter, becoming the latest US bank
Apple and its Asian contract manufacturers are hitting back at Qualcomm with legal claims that try to undermine the chipmaker’s attempt to force them to pay licensing fees.
DIA has become a frustrating play for short sellers. The Spanish supermarket chain’s shares are up 12% this year, outperforming peers.
General Motors and Japan’s Softbank are among the latest investors in Nauto, a Silicon Valley start-up developing software for self-driving vehicles.
Pre-tax profits at the Irish arm of Gate Gourmet fell 29% last year.
The hotels arm of Pat Doherty’s Harcourt Developments Group booked revenues of €60m last year, saying that it hasn’t been unduly affected by Brexit and the drop in the value of sterli
Irish living standards and prosperity face “a serious and imminent threat” if Ireland fails to rein in costs, the National Competitiveness Council warns.
Costs associated with probes into corporate governance helped to damage profits at Independent News and Media, the group has said.
Business group Isme has upped the heat in the row over a raise in the minimum wage, saying it wants three employer representatives on the Low Pay Commission to step down as their membership was &ldquo
Sterling markets believe the UK is heading toward a hard Brexit in two years’ time and are preparing for a volatile period over the next few months.
Mustard is the new hot thing as US foods giant McCormick agreed to pay a scorching $4.2bn (€3.6bn) for Reckitt Benckiser’s food business, home to brands including French’s mustard and
Motor dealers Johnson & Perrott are poised to invest €15m in a new, third dealership location for their Cork City-based business.
Plans for the overhaul and extension of the Metropole Hotel in Cork city centre have been detailed by the company proposing the works.
The focus has been on the development of the M20 motorway, between Cork and Limerick, of late.
Last Sunday’s Game of Thrones episode worked as a well-executed set-up for the allegiances we’ll be seeing in the show’s final act. Jon Snow and Sansa Stark have banded with the vari
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Highly levered domestic and global economies including the United States, which have "feasted" on easy monetary policies in recent years, cannot withstand a normalizing of short-t
SSE raised prices by 6.9% in April, while Scottish Power increased them by 7.8% in March.
North Korea may be preparing for another missile launch aimed at the United States. Kim Jong Un’s regime conducted its first successful intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test on July 4—Indepen
An aggressive newcomer, the Mukesh Ambani-led firm launched 4G services commercially on September 5, 2016 with free data and voice offerings, and signed up the first 50 million subscribers in just 83
Six months into his presidency, Donald Trump is paying the price for a record-breaking number of unfilled positions within his administration. And, while there is some evidence to support his claims o

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