APRNEWS - The United States must show sincerity if it is to hold meaningful trade talks, China said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump dramatically raised the stakes with a potentially devastating blow to Chinese tech giant Huawei.
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APRNEWS - MTN Nigeria, owned by South Africa’s MTN Group, on Thursday listed in Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) in a N2 trillion ($6.54 billion) flotation.
The listing turns the telecoms company into the exchange’s second-largest stock by market value.
APRNEWS - Morocco, South Africa, Rwanda and Nigeria have expressed interest in hosting a Formula One race, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday.
Bratches said they are considering a return to the African continent and are having discussions on the possibility of staging a race in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh and South Africa’s Kyalami circuit.
APRNEWS - Taiwan’s parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt by conservatives to pass watered-down legislation.
APRNEWS - The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on five Russians over abuses including the killing of a prominent opposition leader, days after top-level talks seemed to ease tensions between the powers.
APRNEWS - A guest lecturer at the reunion of Idah Secondary Commercial College old students association Class ’87, Emeje Ogu Sunday has tasked old students to pay greater attention to secondary schools in order to revive the sub sector.
APRNEWS - Antoine Griezmann's decision to leave Atletico Madrid has plunged the club into chaos and fired the starting gun for a summer scramble among Europe's elite.
Top scorer in each of his five seasons, Griezmann was the stardust of Atleti, offering spontaneity and craft in a team renowned for discipline and grit.
APRNEWS - Oil futures were little changed on Wednesday, with prices pressured by a surprising increase in U.S. crude inventories and weak Chinese economic figures but supported by worries that rising tensions in the Middle East could hit global supplies.
APRNEWS - Chinese President Xi Jinping declared Wednesday there was “no clash” of civilisations and denounced racial supremacy as “stupid” amid tensions with the United States and concerns over Beijing’s rising global power.
APRNEWS - With its Boeing 737 MAX fleet grounded, tour operator TUI announced Wednesday a deeper net loss for the first half of the year and slashed its 2019 forecast.