Israel’s EBS loses Dutch public transportation contract worth 190 million euro

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IMEMC : Last month, Egged Bus Systems (EBS), a subsidiary of Egged Israel Transport Cooperative Society, Israel’s largest public transportation operator, lost a bid for a decade-long contract to run public transportation in the North-Holland region of the Netherlands, which includes the country’s capital, Amsterdam. This contract was valued at 19.1 More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Mozambique and Shell sign MoU on local use of Rovuma Basin gas

nsnbc : Mozambican Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens, and the Vice-President of Shell, Clare Harris, have signed a memorandum of understanding on Rovuma Basin gas in Maputo on Monday. The More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, June 15th, 2017
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Qatar to buy F-15 fighter jets worth $12 billion from the United States

nsnbc : Amidst calls for the isolation of “terrorism sponsor Qatar”, the Pentagon revealed that Doha is set to buy F-15 fighter jets worth a whopping $12 billion from the United States of America. The More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Siemens delivers 46 transformer substations to Bangladesh

nsnbc : Germany’s global energy and engineering powerhouse Siemens received an order from the stare-run energy provider Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (BREB) to supply 46 transformer substations to More...

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By Ellen H. Brown On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Dear Mr. President, Be Careful What You Wish for: Higher Interest Rates Will Kill the Recovery

Ellen H. Brown (nsnbc) : Higher interest rates will triple the interest on the federal debt to $830 billion annually by 2026, will hurt workers and young voters, and could bankrupt over 20% of US corporations, according More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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EAIF backs largest sub-Saharan solar power plant outside South Africa in Mozambique

nsnbc : The Emerging Africa Infrastructure Fund (EAIF) which is part of the Private Infrastructure Development Group (PIDG), has signed a Participation Agreement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, June 4th, 2017
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“$112 billion in Iraq missing”: Ahmed Haji Rashid, head of parliament’s finance committee

nsnbc : Ahmed Haji Rashid, head of the finance committee in the Iraqi parliament, said Iraq’s internal incomes in the oil sector alone since the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime from 2003 to 2016, had reached More...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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ENI launched multi-billion dollar gas project in Mozambique

nsnbc : The Italian energy company Eni has signed an $8 billion deal on Thursday to develop a Mozambican off-shore gas field. Mozambican President Felipe Nyusi and ENI’ CEO Claudio Descalzi were among the More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, June 1st, 2017
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What Uganda needs to do to manufacture more and crack export markets

Sarah Logan (TC) : Four years ago, Uganda adopted a social and economic development plan aimed at creating jobs and raising incomes. The plan acknowledges that Uganda must boost manufacturing, improve its services More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Venezuela’s New Forex System Launches

Ryan Mallett-Outtrim (VA) : Venezuela was set Thursday to hold its first currency auction under its newly reformed foreign exchange system, which the government says will be more transparent and effective than its More...