Kenya on Friday released volumes of government data as it launched ...
Jul 8th, 2011
(AFP/File) - Kenya on Friday released volumes of government data as it launched a web portal allowing free information access, a system billed as the first of its kind in sub-Sahara Africa.(AFP/File/Tony Karumba) -
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The colorful handmade giraffes, elephants and warthogs made in a Nairobi workshop were once only dirty pieces of rubber cruising the Indian Ocean's currents. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BANGKOK (AP) - Enthusiasm on Wall Street sparked by another positive report on the U.S. economy helped push most Asian stock markets higher Wednesday. But lower-than-expected German economic growth disappointed investors elsewhere. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
TOKYO (Reuters) - A delay in Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife moving into their official residence, the site of past assassinations, has revived talk of ghosts in the corridors, prompting the government to deny any knowledge of hauntings. Abe has not moved into the prime minister's official residence for five months since he too... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks hit session highs in morning trading on Friday after a gauge of future U.S. economic activity rose to its highest level in nearly five years. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 64.81 points or 0.43 percent, to 15,298.03, the S&P 500 gained 9.33 points or 0.57 percent, to 1,659.8 and the Nasdaq Composite added... [Full Article]