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Luanda Leaks: The Curious Case of Konema Mwenenge

Since 2015, companies with Isabel and Sindika as sole beneficiaries have been subject to more frequent checks by the Dutch authorities," warns one of his asset managers in an email dated May 20, 2016. Mr. Dokolo vituperates against what...

French Inflation in June Hit Record High of 6.5%

France has hit a record high in inflation this year. French consumer prices are rising at the fastest rate since 1991, a record high for the country. A recent Reuters article cited data from the state statistics agency INSEE...

S&P 500 Lumps to a Little Lower Close As Quarter-End Looms

The S&P 500 is limping to a slightly lower close as the first quarter of the year winds down. The Dow is tumbling, and the S&P is on pace to post its worst quarter since the first half of...

US Supreme Court Throws Out Rulings Upholding Gun Restrictions

The US Supreme Court has thrown out a ban on handguns in New York, California, Connecticut, and other states, and this decision could affect other states as well. U.S. President Joe Biden is "deeply disappointed" with the decision, and...

Queen Elizabeth Heads to Scotland For ‘Royal Week’

In 2022, when Queen Elizabeth turns 70, she will be the first monarch to visit Scotland, where she will attend 'Royal Week' for the first time. This visit marks her 70th year on the throne, and will include military...

Russia Steps Up Missile Strikes on Ukraine As G7 Leaders Gather

As the G7 leaders meet in Germany to discuss Ukraine, Russia is escalating its missile attacks on Ukrainian territory. Sanctions have been imposed against Russia since the conflict began on Feb. 24. The G7 leaders are meeting in Germany...

Abortion Rights Activists Demonstrate Outside the US Supreme Court

The "Bans off our Bodies" protest, led by pro-choice activist Rachel Carmona, provided a public outlet for the anger of abortion rights activists. While polls show that most Americans want to be able to have an abortion during the...

Glastonbury star Billie Eilish: A ‘dark day’ for US women

'A Dark Day' for US Women' was Billie Eilish's headline performance at the Glastonbury Pyramid Stage this weekend, making her the youngest solo performer at the festival. Eilish, a 20-year-old multi-Grammy winner, performed hit songs such as 'Bury a...

The Fed’s Inflation Fight is ‘Unconditional’ – Powell Says

Fed Chair Jerome Powell has pledged to 'unconditionally' fight inflation in the run-up to the Fed's next meeting on June 23. That's not a very nice way to describe the current state of affairs, but it's what the markets...

Oil Falls Around 3% As Investors Eye US Fed Rate Hikes

After falling around 3% on Wednesday, oil prices have been in retreat throughout the day on Thursday. Investors continue to be concerned about the US Federal Reserve's upcoming rate hikes. Hedge funds in the US and Europe have been...
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Luanda Leaks: The Curious Case of Konema Mwenenge

Since 2015, companies with Isabel and Sindika as sole beneficiaries have been subject to more frequent checks by the...
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