2011

Recent News

ANC trapped by an ideal?

The constitutional compromise of 1994 is one part of the problem. The other is a ruling party navigating its own limits for change, writes Malcolm Ray.
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SA is in reasonably good shape but can’t afford complacency

Despite the challenges facing South Africa, the institutions that are the pillars of our constitutional democracy are emerging strong rather than weak, writes Kuseni Dlamini.
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UNIAN: G7 leaders welcome energy policy reforms in Ukraine

G7 leaders have welcomed the substantial energy policy reforms ongoing in Ukraine, and strongly urge it to pursue further ambitious reform of its energy sector.
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Kuwait hands over 47 Iranian inmates to Iran

Tehran, May 29, IRNA - Kuwait on Sunday handed over 47 Iranian prisoners to Iran under a mutual prisoner exchange agreement.
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Iran says to boost non-oil export 25% by March

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Real Madrid parade European Cup on open-top bus tour after returning home from Milan as thousands of jubilant fans celebrate Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid 

Real Madrid returned home following their dramatic Champions League triumph over city rivals Atletico - and immediately jumped onto an open-top bus for a victory parade.
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Popular Finance

Qatar National Bank says closes syndication of 2.25 bln euro 3-yr loan

DUBAI, May 29 (Reuters) - Qatar National Bank (QNB) has closed the syndication of a 2.25 billion euro ($2.50 billion), three-year loan, it said on Sunday.
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Chinese detergent maker apologizes for harm done by racist ad

A Chinese laundry detergent maker apologized for the harm caused by the spread of an ad in which a black man “washed” by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man.  Shanghai Leisha
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It's not exactly a command performance by Jered Weaver in another Angels loss

Like many hitters of his generation, Astros shortstop Carlos Correa alters his pregame routine to prepare for the powerful young arms that populate the game. To simulate high speeds, Correa often
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Angels shut down C.J. Wilson again, this time because of biceps tendinitis

Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson made his second rehab start on Wednesday, and all seemed to be going well. He threw 56 pitches through more than four innings. On Saturday afternoon, Manager Mike Sc
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Arizona man rescued after being trapped in his car for 3 days

A man trapped in his crashed vehicle on a central Arizona mountain for three days might never have been rescued if not for a couple taking sightseeing photos, authorities said Saturday. Jerome Pol
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Senate hopeful Tom Del Beccaro is forging his own version of the California GOP

U.S. Senate hopeful Tom Del Beccaro sat inside the makeshift KMET-AM (1490) studio in San Bernardino listening patiently as talk-radio host Lou Desmond railed about a white teenager being threaten
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Why cities have an incentive to cheat under the governor's new housing plan

Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to ease the state's housing affordability crisis takes aim at local control over development. Brown believes cities require too many approvals for housing projects, which c
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Govt weighing proposals of 4 PSU insurers for Fasal Bima Yojana

Currently, Agriculture Ministry has empanelled 11 private sector companies and state-owned Agriculture Insurance Company to implement PMFBY
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RBI to lower rates by another 50 bps in FY17: Morgan Stanley

Report says retail inflation likely to moderate going forward and expected to decelerate to 4.5% by March 2017
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