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Global equity funds post biggest weekly outflow in six weeks

Global equity funds post biggest weekly outflow in six weeks

Reuters Global equity funds recorded enormous outflows in the week ended on Nov. 30 as investors booked profits – after a rally in the last month – amid concerns about global economic growth due to China’s strict zero-COVID curbs. According to Refinitiv Lipper data, investors withdrew a net $5.44 billion out of global equity funds, […]

Japan, Britain and Italy to announce joint fighter project as early as next week – sources

Japan, Britain and Italy to announce joint fighter project as early as next week – sources

Reuters Japan, Britain and Italy will announce a groundbreaking agreement as early as next week to jointly develop a new advanced jet fighter, two sources with knowledge of the plan told Reuters. For Tokyo and London it represents the culmination of ever closer defence ties, which in turn give Britain a bigger security role in […]

Rishi Sunak says racism must be confronted after Buckingham Palace aide controversy

Rishi Sunak says racism must be confronted after Buckingham Palace aide controversy

Reuters British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Thursday that the country had made progress in tackling racism but that it was “never done” and must still be confronted, following a controversy involving Prince William’s godmother. On Wednesday, a member of the British royal family’s household left her role after making “unacceptable and deeply regrettable” […]

WHO chief Tedros selects new leadership team, document shows

WHO chief Tedros selects new leadership team, document shows

Reuters The World Health Organization’s chief has provisionally appointed several new top managers, a document showed on Friday, as he seeks to cope with growing post-pandemic health challenges and respond to donor pressure for efficiency. The appointments come as Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’s second term as the leader of the 74-year-old U.N. health agency gets […]

2022 World Cup: Belgium’s ‘Golden Generation’ crash out

2022 World Cup: Belgium’s ‘Golden Generation’ crash out

Vanguard News Nigeria Romelu Lukaku missed a string of late chances as Belgium crashed out of the World Cup in the group stage after a 0-0 draw with Croatia on Thursday which sent the 2018 runners-up into the knockout phase. Croatia had a penalty award controversially cancelled by VAR early in a largely uneventful first […]

Naira depreciates marginally, exchanges at 445.83 to dollar

Naira depreciates marginally, exchanges at 445.83 to dollar

Vanguard News Nigeria The Naira on Thursday exchanged at 445.83 to the dollar at the Investors and Exporters window, a depreciation of 0.12 per cent, compared with the 445.30 it exchanged on Wednesday. The open indicative rate closed at N444.60 to the dollar on Thursday. An exchange rate of N447 to the dollar was the […]

It Is All About Seeing Jesus

It Is All About Seeing Jesus

By Princess Arira I want to begin this day by asking you this question: amid all the different things you hear clamoring for your attention every day, are you hearing messages that are full of the good news of Jesus? This is so important because it is the basis of your walking in peace of […]

Equatorial Guinea President Obiang wins re-election, extends 43-year rule

Equatorial Guinea President Obiang wins re-election, extends 43-year rule

Vanguard News Nigeria President of Equatorial Guinea Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has won his re-election bid for a sixth term as president of the West African country. Obiang received 94.9% of the votes cast, election officials announced on Saturday, putting turnout for the vote at 98%. The two opposing candidates, Andrès Esono Ondo and Buenaventura […]

World Cup: Japan, Costa Rica, Spain, Germany’s matches of survival

World Cup: Japan, Costa Rica, Spain, Germany’s matches of survival

Vanguard News Nigeria Despite something of a thrashing at the hands of Spain in their opening game, Costa Rica and their fans are still looking to make an impression in Qatar. A win today would keep them in contention to reach the last 16. The win over Germany notwithstanding, Japan boss Hajime Moriyasu makes five changes to his line-up. […]

Namibia plans railway revamp to boost regional coal exports

Namibia plans railway revamp to boost regional coal exports

Reuters Namibia’s state-owned railway company TransNamib plans to shift coal exports from Botswana off the road and onto rail by early next year, potentially doubling exports via Walvis Bay port, its CEO said. Land-locked Botswana has sought alternative routes to export its coal as disruption to South Africa’s railway lines impact the commodity’s route to […]

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