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September 26, 2014 5:09 AM PM Narendra Modi: India will be open to business, ideas to make it a global manufacturing hub

NEW YORK: Asserting that there is a "high tide of hope for change" in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the country will be open and friendly for business and ideas to make it a new global manufacturing hub. "We will create world-class infrastructure that India badly needs to accelerate growth and meet people's basic needs. We will make our cities 8

September 22, 2014 12:02 PM BBA: Six housemates revealed

Six housemates from five countries have been named. They are Butterphly from Zimbabwe, Ellah and Esther from Uganda, Alusa from Kenya, Idris from Tanzania and Goitse, Botswana. Alusa, 33, is an actor, radio drama director and MC. He is married and has three children. He describes himself as “ambitious, spiritual, out-spoken, generous and mysterious 37

September 20, 2014 11:06 AM End of era as Larry Ellison steps asides as Oracle CEO

SAN FRANCISCO: Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful reign marked by his flamboyant behavior and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's best-known technology companies. With the changing of the guard announced, Ellison will be handing 3

September 19, 2014 10:58 PM Lawrence J Ellison says he is done as chief of Oracle

Silicon Valley just got a little less colourful. Lawrence J Ellison on Thursday announced his retirement as chief executive of Oracle, a company he founded in 1977 that has transformed the way businesses use technology and made him one of the world's richest people. His departure, effective immediately, is one of the last exits of the tech industry's 4

September 19, 2014 10:45 PM Tech Time Warp of the Week: A Look Back at Larry Ellison’s Most Outrageous Moments as a CEO

Oracle founder and all-around Silicon Valley legend Larry Ellison is stepping down as CEO of the world’s most frighteningly powerful database company after 37 years at the helm. And though this is largely ceremonial—he will no doubt continue to run Oracle for the rest of his life and from beyond the grave—it provides a good excuse to remember the man’s 28

September 19, 2014 12:01 PM Ellison steps aside as Oracle CEO

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison is stepping aside as CEO after 37 years at the helm of the business software maker, ending a colorful reign marked by his flamboyant behavior and outlandish wealth amassed while building one of the world's best-known technology companies. With the changing of the guard announced Thursday, Ellison will be handing 5

September 2, 2014 4:35 PM Ghana’s Inflation Rate Not Credible-Bawumia

“… a look at the reported inflation numbers suggests that something is not right. The rate of increase of prices in 2014 by our collective experience is clearly the highest in recent times, underpinned by the 40% depreciation of the exchange so far this year, increases in petroleum, utility and transportation prices, etc. The prices of most goods and services 39

September 1, 2014 11:29 AM Atsu Amegashie Wades Into GSS, Inflation Controversy

On August 21, 2014, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, a former deputy governor of the Bank of Ghana and the 2012 vice-presidential candidate of Ghana’s leading opposition party, alleged that the July 2014 inflation rate of 15.3% reported by the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) was not credible. “...a look at the reported inflation numbers suggests that something 23

September 1, 2014 6:22 AM CBN Prohibits Banks, Others from Acquiring Shares in HoldCos

Banks and other subsidiaries of holding companies (HoldCos) in the country have been prohibited from acquiring shares in their parent companies. Also, subsidiaries of such holding companies were barred from acquiring shares of other subsidiaries of their parent holding companies. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) made these clarifications in a latest 6

August 19, 2014 10:18 PM Ballmer leaves Microsoft after 34 years

Former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has left the software company’s board in order to spend more time on his newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, but said he plans to hang on to his 4 per cent stake in Microsoft. “I see a combination of the Clippers, civic contribution, teaching and study taking a lot of time,” Ballmer said in a letter 4