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Botswana's Choppies sparkles in Johannesburg stock market debut 
Reuters Africa - 16 Hours ago
JOHANNESBURG May 27 (Reuters) - Botswana's Choppies surged on its stock market debut in Johannesburg on Wednesday as investors piled into the grocer that has laid down an aggressive expansion plan.
REUTERS - Botswana's Choppies sparkles in Johannesburg stock market debut Namibia Press Agency
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Egyptian police general killed in roadside bomb attack in Sinai 
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
CAIRO The Interior Ministry spokesman said the roadside bomb hit a team of security forces on the al-Samarat road in the provincial capital of al-Arish. Brigadier General Ahmed Ibrahim was a deputy     Add Comment

UPDATE 2-South Africa's Impala Platinum cancels plans to sell Marula mine 
Reuters Africa - 16 Hours ago
(Adds detail, background) JOHANNESBURG May 27 (Reuters) - South Africa's Impala Platinum (Implats) has cancelled plans to sell its Marula mine, the world's second-biggest producer of the metal said
Implats cancels sale of Marula mine BizNews.com
UPDATE 1-S.Africa's Impala Platinum cancels plans to sell Marula mine Reuters Africa
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Egypt’s Copts praise President Sisi but await more tangible support 
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
(A Coptic Christian priest blesses his congregation with holy water during Sunday service in the Virgin Mary Church at Samalout Diocese in Al-Our village, in Minya governorate, south of Cairo, May 3,     Add Comment

Kenyan offers cows, goats to marry Malia Obama 
CNN - 16 Hours ago
24 photos Malia and Sasha Obama arrive prior to their father, President Barack Obama, at the Edmund Pettus Bridge on March 7 in Selma, Alabama. The Obamas were in Alabama to commemorate the 50th anniversary     Add Comment

Bomb Blast Kills Senior Police Officer in Egypt's Sinai 
ABC News - 16 Hours ago
Egypt's Interior Ministry says a roadside bomb has killed a senior police officer in the northwestern region of the Sinai Peninsula , home of the country's Islamic State affiliate. In a statement Wednesday,     Add Comment

ValueSelling Associates Expands Reach in Africa and Asia-Pacific 
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
RANCHO SANTA FE, CA "Our new partnerships in the APAC and Africa regions are further testament to the potential ValueSelling has to adapt to and meet the challenges businesses face around the globe,"     Add Comment

Tanzania to spend $2 bln to unclog its commercial capital 
Reuters Africa - 17 Hours ago
DAR ES SALAAM May 27 (Reuters) - Tanzania plans to spend 4.394 trillion shillings ($2 billion) to build new roads and a bus rapid transit system to unclog traffic in its commercial capital, Dar es Salaam,     Add Comment

Kenya cuts cost of power connections to boost economy 
Reuters Africa - 17 Hours ago
NAIROBI May 27 (Reuters) - Kenya reduced the cost of connecting houses to the electricity grid by 57 percent on Wednesday to double the share of the population with electricity to 70 percent by 2017.     Add Comment

South Sudan hunger at its worst since independence in 2011-experts 
Reuters Africa - 17 Hours ago
By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, May 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 40 percent of South Sudan's 11 million people need food aid, the latest analysis shows, the highest hunger levels recorded
South Sudan hunger at its worst since independence in 2011: experts Today Online
South Sudan hunger at its worst since independence in 2011 - experts Yahoo! UK and Ireland
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Int'l Court Case Against Ivory Coast Ex-1st Lady Admissible 
ABC News - 16 Hours ago
International Criminal Court appeals judges have upheld a ruling that the court can prosecute Ivory Coast's former first lady on charges including murder and rape linked to violence that left 3,000 people     Add Comment

Burundi Urges Citizens to Donate Money to Pay for Elections 
ABC News - 17 Hours ago
Burundi's government is asking Burundians to donate money to pay for elections as some foreign donors warn of aid cuts if President Pierre Nkurunziza runs for third term. Presidential spokesman Gervais     Add Comment

South Africa's rand steady despite dollar rally 
Reuters Africa - 17 Hours ago
South Africa's rand steadied on Wednesday in the face of a global dollar rally after poor domestic data knocked it to two-week lows in the previous session. At 1450 GMT the rand was trading at
Rand steady despite dollar rally Finance 24
REUTERS - South Africa's rand steady despite dollar rally Namibia Press Agency
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South African Airways Expands West Africa Network With New Service Between Washington,  
Bloomberg - 17 Hours ago
/PRNewswire/ -- South African Airways (SAA), Africa's most awarded airline, will launch new nonstop service between Washington, D.C.-Dulles International Airport and Accra's Kotoka International Airport
South African Airways launches new service between Washington D.C. and Accra, Ghana Aviator Aero
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Ethiopia: Partial Results Show Ruling Coalition in Huge Win 
ABC News - 17 Hours ago
Preliminary results released by Ethiopia's electoral body show the ruling coalition winning comfortably in parliamentary elections. The results that were announced Wednesday show the Ethiopian People's     Add Comment

Kenya Brings Forward MPC Meeting to Consider Inflation Steps 
La Repubblica - 16 Hours ago
(Updates shilling in sixth paragraph) The Monetary Policy Committee will meet on June 9, the bank said in a statement on its website on Wednesday. The MPC last met on May 6, when the benchmark rate
Kenya Bank Brings Forward MPC Meeting as Shilling Slumps La Repubblica
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Burundi president crowdfunds unconstitutional re-election 
USA Today - 17 Hours ago
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Burundi's beleaguered president is trying a novel approach to financing controversial elections: crowdfunding via Facebook. President Pierre Nkurunziza is determined to seek     Add Comment

Tunisia Begins Hearings Into Ex-Dictator's Rights Abuses 
ABC News - 17 Hours ago
Tunisian authorities have begun hearings on thousands of human rights abuse claims submitted to the country's Truth and Dignity commission, the body set up to investigate alleged abuses under the regime     Add Comment

Yields on Kenyan 364-day, 182-day Treasury bills fall at auction 
Reuters Africa - 17 Hours ago
NAIROBI May 27 (Reuters) - The weighted average yield on Kenya's 364-day Treasury bill fell to 10.800 percent at this week's auction from 10.808 percent last week, the central bank said on Wednesday.     Add Comment

AGCO Opens First Future Farm in Zambia 
Bloomberg - 18 Hours ago
-- AGCO (NYSE: AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today held an official opening ceremony of its Future Farm and Learning Center near Lusaka, Zambia. "We are very
AGCO Opens First Future Farm in Zambia Business Wire Yahoo! Finance
AGCO : Opens First Future Farm in Zambia 4 Traders
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Germany raps Russia over law against 'undesirable' NGOs 
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
BERLIN Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman Steffen Seibert said during a regular press conference in Berlin that the law was an attempt to further isolate and discredit members of civil society who     Add Comment

American Red Cross Workers Choose Teamsters Union 
Bloomberg - 17 Hours ago
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Red Cross workers who collect blood throughout the state of Kansas have voted overwhelmingly, 64-13, to join Teamsters Local 795 in Wichita, Kan. There are 91 workers     Add Comment

Exclusive - Ex-Thomas Cook boss Green to donate part of share payout to charity 
Reuters UK - 16 Hours ago
LONDON Ex-Thomas Cook ( TCG.L ) boss Harriet Green is to donate one third of her forthcoming multi-million pound share payout to a charity chosen by the parents of two British children who died on one     Add Comment

INTERVIEW-Yemen faces catastrophe without vital supplies - Red Cross 
Reuters Africa - 17 Hours ago
* Saudi-led coalition is inspecting ships in ports * Fuel essential for hospitals and water pumping stations * Millions could be at risk without clean water By Stephanie Nebehay     Add Comment

Charities are making big money by acting like venture capitalists 
Fortune - 17 Hours ago
When the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation started giving money to a small biotech firm back in 2000, its moonshot of a best-case scenario was that the company would discover a new treatment for the debilitating     Add Comment

Charities are making big money by acting like VCs 
Fortune - 17 Hours ago
TECH MANAGEMENT FINANCE MARKETS CAREERS AUTOS INTERNATIONAL RETAIL FEATURES SMALL BUSINESS VIDEO MAGAZINE FORTUNE CONFERENCES    Add Comment

INTERVIEW-Yemen faces catastrophe without vital supplies - Red Cross 
Reuters India - 17 Hours ago
* Saudi-led coalition is inspecting ships in ports * Fuel essential for hospitals and water pumping stations * Millions could be at risk without clean water By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 27     Add Comment

Silver Air Sponsors Santa Barbara 100 Charity Cycling Event 
Reuters - 17 Hours ago
Local and National Charities to Benefit More as Event Grows    Add Comment

MLSE Foundation awards Toronto Raptors Community Action Grant presented by Just  
Bloomberg - 17 Hours ago
/CNW/ - MLSE Foundation announced Scarborough non-profit YouthLink as the first recipient of the $50,000 Toronto Raptors Community Action Grant presented by the Just Energy Foundation at Cedar Avenue     Add Comment

Amnesty International condemns Hamas for torture, executions 
Washington Post - 17 Hours ago
By and Hazem Balousha, JERUSALEM — The human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday condemned the Islamist militant group Hamas for using the cover of last summer’s war to abduct, torture     Add Comment

Teresa Cascioli Charitable Foundation Announces $2 million Gift in Support of Women's  
Bloomberg - 18 Hours ago
/CNW/ - This morning, Teresa Cascioli, a revered Canadian entrepreneur and philanthropist, announced a new $2 million gift from her namesake foundation to St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton. The gift was     Add Comment

RACE DATE & OFFICIAL CHARITY PARTNER OF THE 2016 VITALITY READING HALF MARATHON  
Bloomberg - 18 Hours ago
Race organiser, Sweatshop has today revealed the 2016 Vitality Reading Half Marathon will take place on Sunday 3rd April 2016. The event will see thousands of runners lace up and take to the start line,     Add Comment

Lutheran Services Florida Names Stacy L. Martin New Chief Philanthropy Officer 
Bloomberg - 19 Hours ago
TAMPA, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 05/27/15 -- Lutheran Services Florida (LSF), a non-profit human services organization based in Tampa, announces today the addition of Stacy L. Martin as Chief Philanthropy
LUTHERAN SERVICES FLORIDA : Names Stacy L. Martin New Chief Philanthropy Officer 4 Traders
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LunarNYC Warriors Men's Elite Basketball Program wins Top Division of Coveted NACBA  
Reuters - 19 Hours ago
PR Newswire NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 NEW YORK After a grueling 2015 Memorial Day LunarNYC Warriors Men's Elite Basketball program finishes on top, winning the championship by 24 points. Bill Chan     Add Comment

Regulator says Charities Bill is vital 
Bloomberg - 18 Hours ago
Commission welcomes Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Bill. The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities, welcomes the inclusion of the Charities (Protection and Social Investment)     Add Comment

The Hartford Joins TrustedChoice.com To Help Support The Growth Of Independent Agents 
Bloomberg - 19 Hours ago
Your requested update has been submitted Our data partners will research the update request and update the information on this page if necessary. Research and follow-up could take several weeks. If
Zortrax Announces Inventure - New 3D Printer for Professionals in All Industries Green Technology
OutSystems Names 2015 Innovation Award Winners Bloomberg
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Domestic & General connects with national youth charity 
Bloomberg - 21 Hours ago
LEADING warranty provider Domestic & General is delighted to announce the launch of a new national charity partnership with Get Connected. Get Connected is a UK wide free and confidential helpline service     Add Comment

Charities unsure if "good days" have come 
Reuters India - 24 Hours ago
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In his first year in power, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has brought in banking for the poor, set up campaigns to improve sanitation and curb the abortion of female     Add Comment

BRIEF-Workspace buys property in Clerkenwell, London for 16.6 mln stg 
Reuters UK - 5/27/2015
Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news , world news , business news , technology news , headline news, small business news , news alerts,
Workspace buys Amnesty International’s Clerkenwell office Property Week
Workspace acquires new office properties in Clerkenwell Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland
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Quadrant2Design Expands Its Charity Project Nationwide 
San Francisco Chronicle - 5/27/2015
After great success donating banners to local charities within the Dorset region, Poole-based exhibition stand specialists, Quadrant2Design, are now expanding their project to the rest of the UK. Poole,     Add Comment
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