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Botswana former President, Ketumile Masire dies at 91

A former President of Botswana, Sir Ketumile Masire, has died at the age of 91 after being admitted in hospital since last Friday in Bokamoso with critical condition. 186 more words


SSA to Taraba State Governor, Sylvanus Giwa reportedly slumps and dies in his office

The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba state, Sylvanus Giwa has reportedly slumped and died in his office at Government House in Jalingo Taraba state capital. 26 more words


Tambuwal wins as Abuja court upholds Sokoto Governorship election

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday upheld the election of the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal.

The Justice Gabriel Kolawole-led court upheld Tambuwal’s election while at the same time dismissing the application challenging the December 4, 2014 All Progressives Congress, APC, primary election which saw the emergence of the former Speaker of the House of Representatives as the party’s flag bearer. 49 more words


Inflation data out today confirms Bank of Canada ‘can take its sweet time raising rates’

By Theophilos Argitis

Canadian inflation continued to ease in May, with a key gauge of price pressures at the lowest since 1999, a trend that will challenge the… 404 more words


VIDEO: Bus Crash Into Bridge In Paris Injuring Four People

An open-top bus hit a low bridge in the French capital few minutes ago which at least had four people injured.

The crash which is thought to be simply a result of the driver misjudging the height of the bridge, had emergency ambulance and fire services at the scene. 17 more words


BlackBerry casts renewed doubt to software business, shares slide most in two years

BlackBerry Ltd.’s recent rally took a sharp turn Friday after it revealed it earned less quarterly revenue than analysts expected, casting renewed doubt over its ability to grow its software business fast enough to keep investors happy after its exit from hardware. 590 more words

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Dream Office REIT selling Scotia Plaza stake, other assets for $1.7 billion, cutting investor payouts

TORONTO — Dream Office REIT says it has struck a deal to sell office properties for $1.7 billion, with $750 million of that coming from the sale of its 50 per cent stake in Scotia Plaza in downtown Toronto to co-owners KingSett Capital and the Alberta Investment Management Corp. 108 more words