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Most British Firms Will Trigger Brexit Plans ‘by Christmas’

Most British Firms Will Trigger Brexit Plans ‘by Christmas’

LONDON —  The vast majority of British firms are poised to implement their Brexit contingency plans by Christmas if there isn’t greater clarity over the country’s exit from the European Union, a leading business lobby group warned Sunday. The Confederation of British Industry said these could include cutting jobs, adjusting …

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Mohammed Dewji: Africa’s youngest billionaire ‘home safe’ after being kidnapped by masked gunman

Gunmen snatch Africa’s youngest billionaire from busy street in Tanzania

Africa’s youngest billionaire Mohammed Dewji has been freed, 10 days after he was kidnapped by armed men in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar Es Salaam. The 43-year-old tycoon, who made his fortune in textile manufacturing, flour milling, beverages and edible oils, revealed that he was “home safely” in a tweet posted …

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Algeria bans women working in public sector from wearing full-face veils

Algeria bans women working in public sector from wearing full-face veils

Algerian leader Ahmed Ouahiya has banned women working in the country’s public sector from wearing full-face veils, also known as niqabs.  In a letter sent to ministers and regional governors on Thursday, the country’s prime minister said the need for identification had prompted the move.  Civil servants, he wrote, needed to “observe the rules and …

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