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Rothschilds’ South Sudan Oil Grab

On July 9, 2011 South Sudan became the world’s 193rd nation. Less than a week later violence has erupted in South Kordofan, an area on the new border between Sudan and South Sudan which is controlled by Sudan and rich in oil. 897 more words

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No new protective moves for Canada's housing market: finance minister

TORONTO – Finance Minister Joe Oliver says Ottawa won’t be making any protective moves in Canada’s housing market.

At a news conference Thursday, Oliver says the government’s long term aim is to gradually reduce taxpayer exposure to the residential real estate market, but there is no specific plan. 123 more words


Ghana's recent decline: lessons for Kenya and others?

Originally appearing in Kenya’s Daily Nation, this article by David Ndii, Managing Director of Africa Economics, discusses Ghana’s recent decline from its place as poster child of the ‘Africa Rising’ narrative.He draws lessons for Kenya and others. 1,506 more words



Talks in Paris have failed to provide a feasible plan for Greece’s future 777 more words

Housing market cool-down, spending cuts and tax rises to be the heated issues of 2015?

When the analysts at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) speak, the world’s governments listen — or at least they should. Several IMF staff arrived in Canada recently to give our country a thorough economic check-up, and today… 877 more words


Canada's housing market 'remains a concern': IMF

OTTAWA – The International Monetary Fund issued a warning Wednesday that a hot housing market and mounting household debt represent key domestic risks to Canada’s economic growth. 415 more words