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US VP Kamala Harris to lead effort to close digital divide

by on April 30, 2021 0
The United States Vice President Kamala Harris is in charge of President Joe Biden’s initiative to close the digital divide, he has stated. Biden had expressed his plans to make broadband and internet access more affordable for low-income Americans. In his first address in a joint session of Congress, Biden said that the vice... Read More

President Buhari seeks US intervention in Nigeria security challenges

by on April 27, 2021 0
…wants relocation of US AFRICOM to Africa President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged the United States should consider moving its military headquarters overseeing Africa to the continent, from Germany to better tackle growing armed violence in the region. Buhari, in a virtual meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said U.S. Africa Command... Read More

US weekly jobless claims fall to 13-month low

by on April 22, 2021 0
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell to a 13-month low last week, suggesting layoffs were subsiding and strengthening expectations for another month of blockbuster job growth in April as a re-opening economy unleashes pent-up demand. While the labor market recovery is gaining speed, red flags are emerging in the... Read More

US Dollar Index shows signs of weakness

by on April 1, 2021 0
By James Huckle Despite the recent jump up in the US Dollar Index (+3.3% YTD), it remains range-bound and weak The break down in July of last year set the index on a broadly downward trajectory Volatility has begun to expand, decreasing stability, and increasing risk Signs of weakness The US Dollar index has... Read More

US Senate passes $1.9 trln Covid-19 relief bill after stiff opposition by Republican

by on March 6, 2021 0
United States President Joe Biden’s signature $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill passed the Senate 50-49 on Saturday following a more than 25-hour marathon of amendment votes completed after Democrats settled an intra-party dispute over unemployment aid. The measure, the American Rescue Plan Act, now heads back to the House, where Majority Leader Steny Hoyer... Read More