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Digital giants in ACCC’s crosshairs

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Business

Yet another downgrade for Vocus

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Vocus has been punished by ­investors for downgrading its full-year 2018 numbers, with shares in Australia\u2019s fourth largest telco hitting a four-month low after it posted weaker-than-­expected first-half profits.“,”link”:”https:\/\/cdn.newsapi.com.au\/link\/52be4b5e9243b3ff6f9b000f53d65c40″,”paidStatus”:”PREMIUM”,”originalSource”:”The Australian”,”creditedSource”:”The Australian”,”subscriptionSummary”:”Vocus has been punished by ­investors for downgrading its full-year 2018 numbers, with shares in Australia\u2019s fourth largest telco hitting a four-month low after it posted weaker-than-­expected first-half profits.The telco\u2019s shares lost more than 6 per cent at the open and slid further during the trading day as investors were spooked by Vocus\u2019s forecast of a much tougher second half in fiscal 2018.”,”originalAssetId”:”040e7f88-1609-11e8-a09a-4c6971782851″,”version”:”PUBLISHED”,”dateUpdated”:”2018-02-20T10:22:49.000Z”,”dateLive”:”2018-02-20T13:00:00.000Z”,”customDate”:”2018-02-20T13:00:00.000Z”,”dateCreated”:”2018-02-20T06:41:01.000Z”,”status”:”ACTIVE”,”thumbnailImage”:{“contentType”:”IMAGE”,”id”:{“value”:”5f9ef451680995dc4725f112e1e0a7a8″,”link”:”https:\/\/api.newsapi.com.au\/image\/v1\/5f9ef451680995dc4725f112e1e0a7a8″},”originId”:”crop-177826a0eecba4bd8927d703dd5b4d2b”,”origin”:”METHODE”,”title”:”Vocus Boss Geoff Horth Photoshoot”,”subtitle”:”7dda7b4c-15f9-11e8-8596-9bd86498afa3″,”description”:”Geoff Horth CEO of telecommunications company Vocus is presenting its first half results on Tuesday . 3,093 more words

Business

Ghana: Government will address challenges in Free SHS programme - Samira Bawumia

Samira Bawumia, Second Lady

The Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has assured Ghanaians that the government was working towards addressing the teething challenges in the implementation of the free SHS policy. 278 more words

Africa

I remember something

I remember something in one or more French language books on witchcraft is that there were reports of dogs being persecuted, even burnt for witchcraft so it’s not just cats that suffered this fate. 128 more words

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Fox Sports launches new app

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Book Group in a Bag

Our book group met today, using Zoom, as we couldn’t get out of our icy driveways. We all wanted to discuss this month’s amazing selection Homegoing and didn’t want to delay meeting. 496 more words

Travels in Ghana: Saying Farewell

After finally finishing the drive back from Togo, including the border crossing, I was about ready for the trip to be over.

For dinner, we went to an Ivorian restaurant with a speciality fish dish.  239 more words