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Latest update : 2017-08-23

Hit hard by falling oil prices, Angola looks to diversify economy

As Angola elects its first new president in almost four decades, we take a look at how the nation is suffering from an economic downturn. Once a major exporter of agricultural products, the country has become heavily dependent on oil since the end of a civil war in 2002. Hit hard by falling oil prices, the government is now looking to diversify its economy.

By Yuka ROYER

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2017-11-24 retail

Black Friday deals: Are they really worth it?

Black Friday is a boon for retailers in the West, but are consumers really getting the best deals of the year? We take a closer look. Also today, Norway does a U-turn on its...

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2017-11-23 retail

US retailers gear up for post-Thanksgiving splurge

Retailers in the United States and elsewhere are gearing up for the post-Thanksgiving spending spree, which has become an increasingly important event for the sector. E-commerce...

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2017-11-21 telecommunication

US government sues to block AT&T-Time Warner merger

The US Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit to stop the merger of telecoms giant AT&T with broadcaster Time Warner. The companies have pledged to fight the case, saying the...

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2017-11-20 UK

Hammond teases UK budget with homebuilding, driverless cars

UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond is about to unveil a new budget and says the UK will have a fresh proposal for its Brexit "divorce bill" ahead of an EU Council meeting in...

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2017-11-17 Donald Trump

US House of Representatives passes tax reform bill

The US House of Representatives has passed a bill that would slash taxes by more than 1.4 trillion dollars over the next decade. The Senate is expected to vote on its version of...

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