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Africa: Uganda Hippos Living AFCON Dream

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Coach Morley Byekwaso and his U20 national team dreamt a lot about playing against superpowers and are living that after beating Burkina Faso 5-3 in post-match penalty shoot out to reach the semifinals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Mauritania on Thursday. In...

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Etsy, Virgin Galactic, Foot Locker & more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Etsy, Virgin Galactic, Foot Locker & more
Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson and others celebrate their IPO at the Nasdaq exchange, April 16, 2015. Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading.  Etsy — Shares of the e-commerce company popped nearly 13% on Friday after beating on the top and bottom lines...

Africa: Hundreds of Prominent US Civil Society Organizations Call on Pres. Biden to Stop Blocking COVID-19 WTO Waiver to Boost Vaccines, Treatments Worldwide

Africa: Hundreds of Prominent US Civil Society Organizations Call on Pres. Biden to Stop Blocking COVID-19 WTO Waiver to Boost Vaccines, Treatments Worldwide
Washington, DC — MSF, Oxfam, Partners In Health, Human Rights Watch, Public Citizen, MoveOn, Indivisible, Unions, Faith Groups, Citizens Trade Campaign, Health GAP, and More Urge U.S. Support for Waiver at March 1-2 WTO General Council Today, U.S. consumer, faith, health, labor, human rights, development...

Africa: A New Advance in the Search for Substances to Replace Fat in Food

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
It's well known that obesity is developing into a growing global health problem. In Africa alone, the number of overweight children under five has increased by nearly 50% since 2000. Obesity is a risk factor in diseases such as cancers, heart disease and diabetes. Population...

Texas judge finds national eviction ban unconstitutional

Texas judge finds national eviction ban unconstitutional
Nurses display a 'Stay Home' news24nation on their vehicle during a car caravan of nurses calling for people to remain home amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in El Paso on November 16, 2020 in El Paso, Texas. Mario Tama | Getty Images A federal judge...

Personal income leaps 10% in January thanks to stimulus, but inflation still in check

Personal income leaps 10% in January thanks to stimulus, but inflation still in check
A fresh round of government stimulus checks sent personal income up to its biggest monthly gain since April 2020 though inflation remained tame, the Commerce Department reported Friday. Personal income jumped 10% after 0.6% increase in December. That was even higher than the 9.5% Dow...

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Foot Locker, Beyond Meat, DoorDash & more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Foot Locker, Beyond Meat, DoorDash & more
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: Foot Locker (FL) – Foot Locker shares tanked 12.1% in premarket trading after quarterly revenue came in below Street forecasts and comparable-store sales unexpectedly declined. The athletic apparel and footwear retailer also reported...

Britain should overhaul listings to help $15 billion fintech sector thrive post-Brexit, review says

Britain should overhaul listings to help $15 billion fintech sector thrive post-Brexit, review says
Icons for the Monzo and Starling banking apps on a smartphone. Adrian Dennis | AFP via Getty Images LONDON — The U.K. should reform listings rules and visa applications to help its £11 billion ($15.3 billion) fintech sector thrive after Brexit, a government-commissioned review said Friday. Britain...

Africa: Debutants Central Africa Republic Clash With Gambia for Place in Last Four

Africa: Afreximbank $400m to Drive Agricultural Productivity
Both second place finishers from their groups, first timers Central Africa Republic (CAR) and Gambia will clash in the final quarter final of the Total Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) at the Stade Olympique in Nouakchott on Friday. CAR finished second in a tough...