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Where South Africa stars learned to shine

Established in 1920, the Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool also known as Affies, is one of the oldest public schools in Pretoria. Spread over a vast area in the heart of South Africas seat of power, the s...

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Foreign exchange traders do $100-million deals on their mobile phones

For the modern foreign-exchange trader, it’s now possible to find a date, hail a cab and trade $100 million — all through their mobile phone. The world’s biggest financial market is embracing the i...

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IMF raises 2018-2019 global growth forecast to 3.9% on Trump's US tax cuts

The International Monetary Fund on Monday revised up its forecast for world economic growth in 2018 and 2019, saying sweeping US tax cuts were likely to boost investment in the world's largest econ...

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Ashok Leyland to invest Rs 400cr in LCV platform; eyes 5-fold

Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland is aimming to increase its export basket of light commercial vehicles (LCV) to 25% from the present 5% iver the next three years, a senior official said. Nitin ...

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IMF raises global growth forecast, sees Trump tax boost

The International Monetary Fund on Monday revised up its forecast for world economic growth in 2018 and 2019, saying sweeping U.S. tax cuts were likely to boost investment in the worlds largest eco...

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Ashok Leyland eyes 5-fold increase in light CVs' export; to invest Rs 4 bn

Read more about Ashok Leyland eyes 5-fold increase in light CVs' export; to invest Rs 4 bn on Business Standard. It's targeting all Gulf countries, Russia, Ukraine and lot of West African countries...

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Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. At about 30.2 million km² (11.7 million sq mi) including adjacent islands, it covers six percent of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4 percent of the total land area.