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UK economy shows biggest drop in 40 years in early 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will set out his plan to speed up the British economy’s recovery later on Tuesday when he will promise to fast-track 5 billion pounds ($6.13 billion) of infrastructure investment.

Why Warren Buffett believes most people shouldn’t pick individual stocks, this what they should do instead…

Investing legend Warren Buffett wants you to keep it simple and trust index funds when it comes to investing your money.

THE WEEKEND READ : Where did our golden world cup wonder go?

It is a shame that, a decade on, a deadlier striker than Tshabalala – COVID who wears number 19 – is causing as much disappointment as the goal that cancelled out his stunning effort against Mexico on that sunny winter’s afternoon.

Op-Ed: Supporting the ICT sector in Africa as a cure for the economic crisis

“We need to think, and fast, about how we can help our African partner in the race against time as it faces the predicted economic disaster in the wake of the global covid-19 pandemic,” writes Franc Bogovic and Engin Eroglu.

Op-Ed: Tourism sector in Mauritius devastated by COVID-19

“Travel bans and containment measures around the world are having a devastating effect on the tourism sector in Mauritius, which was already experiencing sluggish growth in 2019,” writes economist, Shani Smit.

Billionaire Elon Musk: I am not Warren Buffett’s biggest fan

On an episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast, Musk said he’s not the “biggest fan” of Buffett, whose job is “boring” but “important.”

Victory in Europe Day – Time for Africa to reflect on its blood and sweat sacrifice

Yet others who went to the war from Africa – from Johannesburg to Kenya to Nigeria – returned to fuel the fires of independence. They had seen how their white comrades-in-arms had bled and screamed for their mothers, too, as they died. It exploded many colonial myths of white supremacy and created a generation of battle hardened patriots ready to question and throw off the shackles of imperial rule.

Op-Ed: World Bank opens its purse to Zimbabwe, but hands out pennies

The World Bank will grant Zimbabwe $7m to help fight the economic damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

How kind struggle hero Denis Goldberg lit up dark days behind bars with the help of a Rabbi

“In the years I spent there, Bram Fischer was with us until one day he slipped and fell, fracturing the collar of his femur. He was left without treatment for fourteen days,”

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