Africa must ‘look inside’ to finance and control the transition on its own terms

Senior African government officials urge the continent to turn inward to respond to difficult development agendas as they curb what they perceive to be Western interests pushing them to give up fossil fuels as quickly as possible possible. The same week, COP26 was held in the UK last month, a …

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SD must remove barriers to create equitable housing

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A report on loans in San Diego County indicates that financial discrimination based on race is rampant in most communities in San Diego. The report from the San Diego branch of the NAACP says they found lending models for mortgages and small business loans compatible with …

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Grindrod Shipping Holdings Ltd. takes stock of share buybacks

SINGAPORE, December 09, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Grindrod Shipping Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRIN) (JSE: GSH) (“Grindrod Shipping” or “Company” or “it” or “we”), a global provider of shipping services primarily to the dry bulk industry, has announced an update day of its share buybacks. Pursuant to the share repurchase authorization …

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South African regulator approves Pfizer booster vaccine after increase in Covid cases

SAHPRA approved the use of Pfizer’s Comirnaty® COVID-19 vaccine after BioNTech and Pfizer announced that two doses of their vaccine may not be enough to protect against the Omicron variant South Africa has approved the use of Pfizer’s coronavirus booster vaccine for people over the age of 18, amid growing …

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UK “embarrassed” to fund Mozambique gas project, court says | Mozambique

The UK was “embarrassed” to fund a huge gas project in Mozambique while considering ending foreign support for fossil fuels, a court said. During a three-day High Court hearing, Friends of the Earth highlighted government documents suggesting there would be “obvious repercussions” if the government did not follow through on …

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Capital One Venture Rewards December 2021 Credit Card Offer

Credit cards have a significant impact on the way consumers shop and manage their finances. They are used both for daily transactions and for large bills. More and more customers are looking for credit cards with additional benefits that meet their lifestyle needs. The best credit cards can earn points, …

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Latest update in Wells Fargo, Willis and Virgin Australia case – Appeal to High Court of Australia

On November 4, 2021, the High Court of Australia heard arguments made by Wells Fargo Trust Company, National Association and Willis Lease Finance Corporation, together Wells fargo, and the administrators (the Administrators) of the Virgin Australia Airlines group, which entered into administration on April 20, 2020. The dispute mainly concerned …

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Early reports from Omicron indicate disease may be less severe

JOHANNESBURG – The Covid-19 virus is spreading faster than ever in South Africa, the country’s president said on Monday, an indication of how the new Omicron variant is causing the pandemic, but there is has early indications that Omicron may cause less severe illness than other forms of the virus. …

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Questions to Ask When Buying a Car Without a Credit Score

Buying a car is a confusing process no matter who you are or how much you know about the process. There are so many factors to keep in mind when it comes to buying a car, from choosing a car to determining what kind of financing you’ll need and everything …

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Omicron’s travel bans hit South Africa’s safari industry

DINOKENG GAME RESERVE, South Africa (AP) – The recent travel bans imposed on South Africa and neighboring countries in response to the discovery of the omicron variant in southern Africa have hammered the country’s already harsh safari activities affected by the pandemic. Tourism industry in South Africa has suffered a …

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