SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 22 (Codewit) – Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said on Thursday it will keep its conservative approach to U.S. expansion as it pours resources into renovating stores or exploring higher-return investments abroad.
No good deed goes unpunished. So when an Ocala Wal-Mart employee chased a a knife-wielding theft suspect across the store parking lot, things ended badly — and not just for the thief.
In the waiting area of a large office complex in Accra, Ghana, it’s standing room only as citizens with bundles of cash line up to buy shares of a mutual fund that has yielded an average 60 percent annually for the past seven years. They’re entrusting their hard-earned cash to a local company called Databank, […]
â€œYou Americans â€¦ â€ His words were being translated by my fixer but his tone and body language needed no interpretation. Mahmoud Samo, owner of a small Mogadishu general store, was angry. Chanting a litany of woes â€“ rising prices, runaway inflation, danger to himself, his staff and his customers â€“ all caused by fighting […]
As we say goodbye to the Organization of African Unity (O.A.U), and usher in new African Union, one of the issues African leaders need to ponder over is how to balance ethnic consciousness and national patriotism in the continent. Looking at
In Uganda, in the 1970s the expulsion of the wealthy Asian merchant class was another example of a situation where ethnicity was used as a political tool.
WASHINGTON â€” A scientist credited with helping discover evidence of water on the moon was arrested Monday on charges of attempting to pass along classified information to an FBI agent posing as an Israeli intelligence officer.
NAIROBI, Kenya â€” School was the last thing on Pascal Mwanchoka’s mind when he and his younger brother boarded a bus that would take them hundreds of miles away from their mother and her alcohol-fueled rages.
It was the then Senator Barack Obama that asked: how can someone do the same thing over and over again and somehow expect a different result? Senator Obama was reacting to the era of the old methods adopted by the Republicans and some Democrats of insisting on the status quo even when they know that […]
In Igbo land, the occasion of Iri-ji ohuu (new-yam eating) is a cultural festival because of its significance. For those who may want to know, Yam is the main agricultural crop of the Igbos and also the staple food of her people.