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  1. OECD plots blueprint to tighten $240bn tax loopholesRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Mail & Guardian

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has released new global standards to help countries tackle corporate tax avoidance scams. French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron addresses a talk at the OECD headquarters in Paris on September 18. Global governments on Monday received the final blueprint of an international response to the need to tighten tax loopholes - which have been exploited by multinational corporations - in order to get a tighter grip on up to $240-billion lost in worldwide fiscal revenues each year.


  2. .com | Traveller24 and Travelstart launch NEW booking tool with exclusive travel dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    As smartphone access and inter-connectivity improve across South Africa, internet users are more comfortable and at ease with making online bookings and purchases. Travel has become especially convenient to book online as booking confirmations and flight information is shared directly to your phone via sms or emailed to your own personal inbox.


  3. Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech Now OpenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Hospitality Net

    Mandarin Oriental is delighted to introduce the Group's legendary hospitality to Morocco with the opening of Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech . The elegant and contemporary resort is set among 20 hectares of landscaped gardens filled with the scent of 100,000 roses, with the snow-capped Atlas Mountains providing a stunning backdrop.


  4. New trustees appointed to the Mowgli Foundation Board: Martin Bury,...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Al Bawaba

    Mowgli recently announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees as part of its on-going efforts to expand its impact on entrepreneurial ecosystems across the Middle East and North Africa region. Mowgli has appointed Martin Bury, Professor David Clutterbuck and Philippe Vogeleer to the Board of Trustees, which is comprised of individuals with entrepreneurial, corporate, investment, legal, trading, energy and diplomatic backgrounds.


  5. a Year in the Village is ReleasedRead the original story

    2 hrs ago |

    In her fiction novel, "A Year in the Village," author Petra Langa follows the lives of Lisa, a world-traveling diplomat's wife who struggles to find her place in the world after a troubling childhood, and her childhood friend, Eva, as they come to grips with their individual life choices and how they ultimately shaped their lives. Beginning in the 1970s as a teenager, Lisa's past life resurfaces 30 years later, causing her to become unsure of her marriage and the path she has chosen for herself.


  6. Time to eliminate harmful fisheries subsidiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Japan Times

    The just-adopted Sustainable Development Goals are expected to herald the start of a new era in global development, one that promises to transform the world in the name of people, the planet, prosperity, peace and partnership. But there is an ocean of difference between promising and doing.


  7. Proteas ready for spin barrageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    The Proteas ability to play spin on turning tracks will come under scrutiny when they face India in the second T20 international in Cuttack. Picture: Adnan Abidi The Proteas took on a 2000km trek on Saturday morning, heading to the East of India, for today's second T20 international, in Cuttack.


  8. Fishing boats pulled up on the beach in Kayar, Senegal. Photo: CorbisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Approaching Senegal's sand dune-flanked Lac Rose, overcast skies hid the sun and, at first, obscured the vibrant pink hue that gives the expansive lake its name. But standing on its shores, the waters showed their true, improbable colours - magenta, nearly violet - lapping against the bottoms of gently bobbing boats and rippling around my hands as I scooped up the salt that gives the lake its fame.


  9. Glencore's Glasenberg talks up copper's prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    Glencore PLC Chief Executive Ivan Glasenberg, speaking publicly for the first time since his company's shares plunged a week ago, said he believes copper prices will ultimately rise as mine supplies are pulled from the market. Mr. Glasenberg, speaking in central London, said the Swiss mining giant's plans to take 400,000 tons out of the market with the shutdown of two copper mines in Africa, announced in its sweeping balance-sheet restructuring plan last month, "should have an effect on the price" as demand ultimately outweighs supplies.


  10. Facebook, Eutelsat block-book satellite capacity to deliver Internet to AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PC World

    Space-Communication's AMOS-6 satellite carries 36 Ka-band transponders, up to 24 of which can be operated simultaneously to provide high-throughput spot coverage. Eutelsat and Facebook plan to use just 18 of the transponders to deliver service in East, West and Southern Africa.


  11. Ethiopia aims to triple its tourist numbers by 2020 | eTurboNews.comRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    Ethiopia aims to triple its number of foreign visitors to more than 2.5 million by 2020, making tourism a pillar of one of Africa's fastest-growing economies. Buoyed by huge spending on infrastructure and an expansion of its services and agricultural sectors, Addis Ababa expects annual economic growth of around 11 percent for the next five years.


  12. Five very English reactions to plastic bagsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BBC News

    Anyone buying prescription medicines, fresh flowers, things like potatoes and unwrapped ready-to-eat food such as chips will also get a bag free of charge. Quite a lot of other places around the world have introduced a 5p-per-plastic-bag rule, including Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.


  13. Meet the York adventurer helping kids rediscover the fun of the wild woodsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | York Press

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  14. Korle Bu gets modern eye centreRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    The Korle Bu Teaching Hospital Department of Ophthalmology is the beneficiary of a modern specialist eye centre which will also serve as a West Africa regional surgical training facility. The new stand-alone centre, named 'Lions International Eye Centre,' was made possible through a fund raising campaign led by Moorfields Eye Hospital of the United Kingdom and the Lions Club International .


  15. Syrian refugees increasingly return to war zones in homelandRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    The returns, along with the increasing migration to Europe, signal that conditions in regional host countries have become increasingly intolerable, the refugees and aid officials said. "We stopped getting any aid," said 47-year-old Adnan, waiting at the U.N.-run Zaatari refugee camp in northern Jordan to sign up his family for the return bus to the Syrian border, about 10 kilometers away.


  16. Scientists investigate Cape shark strandingsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Locals are accustomed to sea turtles, whales and dolphins washing up onto our shores. These animals are either sick or injured or they've lost their bearings as they try to navigate the unusual hook shape of the Cape's peninsula and become trapped in the huge maze of sandbars in Cape Cod Bay.


  17. Hokulea at Mauritius SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    While Hokulea was docked at Mauritius the crew invited the Reef Conservation group to help teach students about the oceans ecosystem. Right now the Hokulea is on the most dangerous leg of its voyage-- traveling the Indian Ocean-- on its way to Madagascar and South Africa.


  18. Anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders video replicates controversial 'No Way' campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Age

    A video of controversial Dutch politician Geert Wilders copying almost the exact video message that Australia published on border control has appeared on John Oliver's US show. A controversial anti-immigration politician who was once banned from entering the United Kingdom and has said he "hates Islam" was apparently such a fan of Australia's border security policies that he not only praised them but also replicated one of our most contentious campaigns.


  19. A new era for a New Orleans eatery that predates Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times

    When customers started using the telephone to make reservations at Antoine's Restaurant, owner Roy Alciatore was insulted that anyone would refuse to send a letter requesting a table.


  20. Hillary Clinton Intervened In Business Dispute After An Email From Ex-Ambassador Joseph WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    When a company that listed former U.S. Ambassador Joseph Wilson as a consulting director was stymied in its negotiations with General Electric over equipment it needed for a power plant project in Tanzania, the career diplomat knew just the person to get in touch with: Hillary Clinton. Wilson directly emailed the then-secretary of state on July 20, 2011 asking her to intervene with GE's CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, on behalf of Symbion Power.