Reviving India’s Economy

[New Dawn] NEW YORK – Not long ago, India was a poster child for political stability and economic growth among emerging economies. Though the country had a long way to go to eradicate poverty and extreme inequality, when it came to steady GDP growth, i…

[New Dawn] NEW YORK - Not long ago, India was a poster child for political stability and economic growth among emerging economies. Though the country had a long way to go to eradicate poverty and extreme inequality, when it came to steady GDP growth, it was among the world's strongest and most consistent performers. Not anymore.

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Liberian Female Journalist Wins Regional Ward

[New Dawn] Female Liberian journalist Martina Brooks has won awarded ‘The West Africa On-Air Personality 2017 Award’ in Nigeria, the Liberian Embassy says in a statement issued Wednesday, 20 September.

[New Dawn] Female Liberian journalist Martina Brooks has won awarded 'The West Africa On-Air Personality 2017 Award' in Nigeria, the Liberian Embassy says in a statement issued Wednesday, 20 September.

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Dlamini-Zuma Is in, Makhosi Khoza Is Out of ANC Benches

[Daily Maverick] The ANC benches in Parliament on Thursday gained one doctor, former African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as it lost another, Makhosi Khoza. The governing party knew of the arrival of the one, but not the departu…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC benches in Parliament on Thursday gained one doctor, former African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, as it lost another, Makhosi Khoza. The governing party knew of the arrival of the one, but not the departure of the other. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

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Bank of Baroda – What Next for the Soon-to-Be Unbanked Guptas?

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, the North Gauteng High Court dismissed Oakbay’s application to stop the Bank of Baroda closing the accounts of about 20 Gupta-owned companies. As things stand now, the Bank of Baroda is due to pull the plug on Gupta accoun…

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, the North Gauteng High Court dismissed Oakbay's application to stop the Bank of Baroda closing the accounts of about 20 Gupta-owned companies. As things stand now, the Bank of Baroda is due to pull the plug on Gupta accounts at the end of September. The judgment may prove a significant nail in the coffin of the Guptas' South African empire. By REBECCA DAVIS.

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Opposition Parties in ‘Bloody Clash’

[New Dawn] Partisans of the Liberty Party (LP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) violently clash here on Wednesday, 20 September, leaving at least two persons reportedly wounded, in what is clearly the first campaign violence ahead of the O…

[New Dawn] Partisans of the Liberty Party (LP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) violently clash here on Wednesday, 20 September, leaving at least two persons reportedly wounded, in what is clearly the first campaign violence ahead of the October 10th Presidential and Representatives Elections.

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By-Elections – Comebacks, Wins and Losses Across the Board

[Daily Maverick] By-elections held on 20 September saw the African National Congress (ANC) fall short in their bid to win a super marginal ward in Gamagara (Kathu area) in the Northern Cape from the Democratic Alliance (DA), while the ANC and DA had co…

[Daily Maverick] By-elections held on 20 September saw the African National Congress (ANC) fall short in their bid to win a super marginal ward in Gamagara (Kathu area) in the Northern Cape from the Democratic Alliance (DA), while the ANC and DA had comfortable holds in two other wards. There was also a strong second place for a faded political party in the City of Cape Town by-election. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

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Impoverish Bomi County Yearns for Education, Health Facilities

[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi County -When 43-year-old Korto Nyanneh went into labor in March, the traditional birth attendants in Bomi County’s Dewein District, said they couldn’t deliver her twin babies.

[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi County -When 43-year-old Korto Nyanneh went into labor in March, the traditional birth attendants in Bomi County's Dewein District, said they couldn't deliver her twin babies.

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Liberia Revenue Authority Calls for Collective Effort to Curtail Tax Evasion

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Elfrieda Stewart-Tamba says working together as tax authorities is important to tackle tax evasion activity that is becoming more complex and sophisticated.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Elfrieda Stewart-Tamba says working together as tax authorities is important to tackle tax evasion activity that is becoming more complex and sophisticated.

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6,000 Security Officers to Guard Polling Stations On During Elections

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission says its plan to safeguard the elections includes the deployment of a 6,000 strong force from the country’s security apparatuses to handle any ruckus on elections day, October 10.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission says its plan to safeguard the elections includes the deployment of a 6,000 strong force from the country's security apparatuses to handle any ruckus on elections day, October 10.

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In Liberia, Separation of Power Takes Political Will and Nod to America

[FrontPageAfrica] President John Kennedy’s appointment of his brother, Robert Kennedy, as attorney general in 1961 set in motion the creation of America’s anti-nepotism law, which became a permanent policy beginning with the next administration.

[FrontPageAfrica] President John Kennedy's appointment of his brother, Robert Kennedy, as attorney general in 1961 set in motion the creation of America's anti-nepotism law, which became a permanent policy beginning with the next administration.

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