Vodafone in $11bn Australian merger

August 30, 2018 ug@123 0

Under a A$15bn ($11bn; £8bn) merger Vodafone Hutchison Australia and TPG Telecom will create a mobile, fixed-line and broadband provider with the scale to rival Telstra and Optus. Vodafone Australia, owned by Hong Kong-based CK Read More

Argentina asks IMF to release $50bn loan

August 30, 2018 ug@123 0

Argentina’s government has unexpectedly asked for the early release of a $50bn (£37.2bn) loan from the IMF amid a growing economic crisis. President Mauricio Macri said the move was designed to restore confidence in the Read More

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi ‘should resign

August 30, 2018 ug@123 0

The outgoing UN human rights chief says Myanmar’s de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi should have resigned over the military’s violent campaign against the Rohingya Muslim minority last year. Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein told the Read More

EC gazettes Kassiano Wadri

August 27, 2018 ug@123 0

The Electoral Commission has finally gazetted Mr Kassiano Wadri as the Arua Municipality Member of Parliament, more than 10 days after he was elected. Mr Wadri polled 6,528 votes, beating NRM’s Nusura Tiperu who came Read More

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