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Oil set for biggest weekly loss since July

2019-10-04 14:10

Oil headed for its biggest weekly decline since the middle of July as a streak of disappointing economic data from the US and elsewhere added to fears a global recession is coming.

JPMorgan hiring in Africa as more firms seek London listings

2019-07-18 08:19

JPMorgan is hiring in sub-Saharan Africa as the New York-based bank works with companies to list their shares in London despite Brexit uncertainty.

Facing measles outbreaks, New York bans religious vaccination exemptions

2019-06-15 07:51

Confronted with both serious measles outbreaks and a growing anti-vaccine movement, New York lawmakers voted Thursday to ban religious exemptions that would allow parents to circumvent school-mandated vaccination.

Uber set for stock market debut, looks for new investors

2019-05-10 17:26

While drivers protest for better rights, Uber aims to raise enough revenue to take them out of the cars altogether.

Attacker kills 1 woman, injures 2nd in NYC apartment

2019-04-21 12:06

Police say a woman was hacked to death and a second woman is being treated for stab wounds after a killer who may have used an axe attacked them inside a Brooklyn apartment.

Uber driver pleads guilty to kidnapping sleeping passenger

2019-03-12 09:25

A man who drove for Uber in New York City has pleaded guilty to kidnapping a woman who fell asleep inside his vehicle.


2019-02-08 11:45

Mzansi artist Nelson Makamo's work has made it to the cover of TIME Magazine.

WATCH: Largest North American diamond in NYC

2019-01-31 11:43

The largest diamond ever discovered in North America will be on display in New York City for the next several days.

New York hot dog rabbi to make Qatar kosher at World Cup

2018-12-28 16:07

The rabbi who brought kosher hot dogs to New York baseball stadiums wants to help the Persian Gulf state of Qatar host Jewish fans with food they can eat at soccer’s 2022 World Cup.

Hong Kong office rents 60% higher than in New York - but Jo'burg is best of the bunch

2018-12-08 17:00

Hong Kong’s Central area has taken the prize for the world’s most expensive premium office rents for a fourth year running, but Johannesburg is the best value for money, according to global real estate consultant JLL.


New York signs America’s biggest-ever purchase of offshore wind

2019-07-19 21:24

New York has signed the biggest-ever deals for offshore wind power in US history, a key part of the state’s plan to get all of its power from emissions-free sources by 2040.

Ford, Volkswagen expand alliance to electric autos

2019-07-12 14:29

Global auto giants Volkswagen and Ford announced they were expanding their alliance to include the development of self-driving cars.

New York is killing off its last coal-fired power plants

2019-05-10 20:56

The state’s environmental regulator says that it has finalised regulations requiring all power generators to meet new carbon-dioxide emissions limits

Airbnb to offer 200 luxury suites at New York’s iconic Rockefeller Plaza

2019-04-30 09:11

Airbnb guests will soon be able to book luxury suites in New York’s iconic Rockefeller Center.

Nissan celebrates 50 years of legendary roadsters with its new 2020 370Z

2019-04-17 09:33

A rather special 50th Anniversary Edition, inspired by legendary BRE 240Z race car, of Nissan's iconic roadster debuted at New York International Auto Show.

New York Mayor Bill De Blasio slams Amazon's 'abuse of corporate power'

2019-02-18 10:53

The world’s biggest online retailer in February abruptly canceled plans to establish a corporate campus in the city’s Queens borough amid a backlash from some residents and politicians over $3bn in financial incentives promised to the company by New York state.

SA student flies to New York to honour Mandela in 'model UN' meeting despite cash crunch

2019-02-02 18:27

Instead of frittering his time on Twitter fights, Port Elizabeth politics student Wandile Msomi has honed his skills in the fine art of diplomacy and international negotiation so well that he has been invited to New York to participate in the International Model UN this week.

US drug middlemen getting bigger and bigger mark-ups, say pharmacists

2019-01-26 12:05

Pharmacy-benefit managers are taking increasingly large markups on generic drugs in , according to an analysis of Medicaid prescriptions at independent pharmacies in New York.

WATCH: Mechanic works on Jeep Wrangler, radio mysteriously catches fire

2018-12-13 10:12

A mechanic got the shock of his life when a Jeep Wrangler's radio mysteriously caught fire. Footage captured shows the driver frantically trying remove the audio unit.

New York state said to probe abuses in small-business lending

2018-12-03 21:27

New York’s attorney general has opened an investigation into potential abuses by finance firms that offer quick money to small businesses nationwide.

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