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Government extends Sky takeover inquiry

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Election means competition regulators are given more time to investigate Fox's bid for Sky.
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The media firm's share recently touched a high of Sh40 and currently averages Sh37.50, making it the best performing on the bourse this year.
The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) has condemned reintroduction of a work permit for East African Community workers who wish to work in Kenya.
Regulator invites strategic investors and current shareholders to express interest.
Rural Electrification Authority (REA) plans to challenge Kenya Power's monopoly in electricity distribution.
There have been claims that Ethiopia's fast gross domestic product (GDP) growth is masking the ugly reality of poverty in the country.
The media firm's share recently touched a high of Sh40 and currently averages Sh37.50, making it the best performing on the bourse this year.
The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) has condemned reintroduction of a work permit for East African Community workers who wish to work in Kenya.
Regulator invites strategic investors and current shareholders to express interest.
Rural Electrification Authority (REA) plans to challenge Kenya Power's monopoly in electricity distribution.
There have been claims that Ethiopia's fast gross domestic product (GDP) growth is masking the ugly reality of poverty in the country.
Nairobi governor aspirant Peter Kenneth and his partners have been granted a banking licence, allowing them to enter the lucrative lending business.
Nairobi governor aspirant Peter Kenneth and his partners have been granted a banking licence, allowing them to enter the lucrative lending business.
Gov. Brian Sandoval headed a list of dignitaries that on Friday welcomed Australian slot-machine manufacturer Aristocrat Technologies Inc. to Summerlin where the company is building a 180,000 square-f
SpaceX fired up a Falcon 9 rocket for the eighth time this year on Friday, matching its flight total for all of last year. Its next launch is set for Sunday, with ramped-up cadence putting the compan
Gov. Phil Bryant gives social workers award for saving an abused child's life. Coalition of agencies present Bryant with Champion of Children's Award.             
The Alon casino project is stuck on the drawing board — its main backer bailed several months ago, and the land is up for sale.
OTTAWA — Manitoba pig farmers are anxiously awaiting action from Ottawa as an unprecedented disease outbreak threatens a prime season for Canada’s pork heartland. As of Thursday, some 31
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The defence for an Alberta man charged with killing a 69-year-old woman, a young father and his two-year-old daughter has declared it will not call any evidence. Derek ......
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge says Ivanka Trump must testify in a dispute with an Italian shoemaker over one of her company’s shoe designs. Judge Katherine Forrest ruled Friday in the tradem
The all new VW Tiguan will compete in what may be the hottest segment in the American car market. Going up against the Honda CR-V, Nissan Rogue, Toyota RAV4, Ford Escape and Chevrolet Equinox will be
(Reuters) - SeaWorld Entertainment Inc said on Friday it received a subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with an investigation over disclosures made about the impact of the "Bla
MONTREAL - A Montreal passenger rights advocate has lost a legal round in a 20-year-old dispute with United Airlines. Jeremy Cooperstock said the Federal Court of Canada has ruled that his ......
Bellevue travel company Expedia on Friday bought a majority stake in SilverRail Technologies, an online platform used to plan train trips around the world.
(Reuters) - Anthem Inc , the largest U.S. health insurance company, has agreed to settle litigation over hacking in 2015 that compromised about 79 million people's personal information for $115 millio
SeaWorld has been subpoenaed by two federal agencies for comments that executives and the company made in August 2014 about the impact from the “Blackfish” documentary, according to new SEC filing dis
Patrick Marshall answers your personal technology questions each week.
US stock indexes nudged higher today after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week.
BERLIN (Reuters) - A lawyer for one of the former Volkswagen managers sought in the United States in connection with the carmaker's diesel emissions-cheating scandal has advised him not to leave Germ
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A 303-mile pipeline that would carry fracked natural gas across West Virginia and Virginia would have “significant” impacts on forests but other adverse effects would
VICTORIA - British Columbia's New Democrats say they will introduce an amended motion Monday that aims to defeat Premier Christy Clark's minority Liberal government. NDP house leader Mike Farnworth s
Renewed signs of economic pain a year after Brexit             
A state arbitrator on Friday sided with a homeowner who challenged the way Poinciana’s homeowners association, one of the largest in the state, held its election of board members. The arbitrator threw
U.S. stock indexes nudged higher Friday after energy companies clawed back some of their sharp losses from earlier in the week. After meandering up and down through the day, the Standard & Poor's
Sears Holdings is closing another 20 stores, including the Sears at Macomb Mall.             

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