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Ranking Every U.S. President By Net Worth

Ranking Every U.S. President By Net Worth

By Alex Greer on June 25, 2015 There’s no doubt about it: being the U.S. president is a hard and often thankless job. Richard Nixon famously said, “Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.” Jump Straight To The List But being president also has amazing perks (Air Force One!), and most presidents have been financially well-off. In fact, the average net worth of a U.S. president ($62 million) is more than 200 times the average net worth of a U.S. adult ($301,000). It pays to be president. Using the most recent data from 24/7 Wall...

Befikre Movie Review: Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor’s Chemistry Is Middling At Best

Befikre Movie Review: Ranveer Singh, Vaani Kapoor’s Chemistry Is Middling At Best

  SPOILERS AHEAD A not-so-shudh desi romance, Befikre is posited as an extravagant ode to the adventures of unfettered youth. The film plays out mostly on touristy locations in the French capital and on sundry dance floors and nightclubs. But are its pretty frames and foot-tapping songs worth the price of a multiplex ticket? Well, depends entirely on what one is seeking from a weekend watch. Produced, written and directed by Aditya Chopra, the free-wheeling tale of lust and love gets buried under a crushing bulk of badinage that eventually yields no more than layers of surface gloss: nice to...

India Vs England: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara Script Apt Response To Formidable Total

India Vs England: Murali Vijay, Cheteshwar Pujara Script Apt Response To Formidable Total

India trailed England by 254 runs at stumps on Day 2 of fourth Test, as Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara stitched an unbeaten 107-run stand Reported by NDTV Sports Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara batted with elan as India gavea fitting reply to England’s first innings total of 400 on the second day of the fourth Test at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Friday. Thanks to Vijay (70*) and Pujara’s (47*) unbeaten 107-run stand, India ended Day 2 on 146/1, trailing the visitors by 254 runs. After a late assault by Jos Buttler (76) helped England put up a...

Income Tax Employees Write To PM Modi Amid Huge Workload After Note Ban

Income Tax Employees Write To PM Modi Amid Huge Workload After Note Ban

The income tax employees associations said in a joint memorandum that they are feeling “demotivated due to shortage of manpower in lower cadres and huge stagnation in officers cadre right at this moment”. Press Trust of India | Last Updated: December 09, 2016 16:34 (IST) New Delhi: With the I-T department facing a huge volume of black money cases post-demonetisation, two associations of its employees have written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking adequate manpower and infrastructure facilities to probe instances of tax evasion running into “several crores” of rupees. The two associations — Income Tax Employees Federation (ITEF) and...

Macdonald Chipenzi questions Zambia’s AU bids

Macdonald Chipenzi questions Zambia’s AU bids

By Electoral Expert Macdonald Chipenzi, Greetings! I read with great interest and admiration the desire by Zambian government to get some seats at the AU which has led to the dispatch of close to five cabinet ministers who are currently criss-crossing the African continent lobbying for support from other African countries for support to its candidates Dr. Austin Sichinga and Albert Muchanga . This is a move which is important but perhaps taken at a very very wrong time. Lobbying requires money and enough funds in dollars. Does Zambia have the dollars to embark on a massive campaign and lobby...

President Lungu’s Wonderful work’s cheer Emmanuel Mwamba

President Lungu’s Wonderful work’s cheer Emmanuel Mwamba

By H.E. Emmanuel Mwamba, Zambia’s High Commissioner to South Africa Wonderful work. President Edgar Lungu arrived in Pretoria on Wednsday 7th December 2016. On Wednesday he took time to address Zambians based in South Africa. He held witnessed the signing and presentation of the historical Joint Commission of Cooperation (JCC). On Thursday President Lungu then held official talks with his counterpart Jacob Zuma. Later the two held s Press Conference a State Lunch in honour of President Lungu was given. President Lungu visited the Freedom Park to commemorate and honour the fallen heroes of the freedom struggle. Jointly President Jacob...

Taxing mines is a daunting task, says Albert Halwampa

Taxing mines is a daunting task, says Albert Halwampa

By Albert Halwampa The Government recently introduced a new mining tax regime in the 2015 national budget and the reverberations of this decision are still being felt as various  Taxing mines is a daunting task By Albert Halwampa stakeholders express their reactions. For instance, the Chamber of Mines has warned that the new regime is likely to hit INVESTMENT. One of the major mining companies, Barrick GOLD, has also warned of the possibility of suspending operations if parliament approves the new tax measures. Barrick claims that the $45million tax they currently pay annually will increase to approximately $150 million. In general, it has...

Official Launch of the Lusaka Water Security Initiative (LuWSI) 09 December 2016

Official Launch of the Lusaka Water Security Initiative (LuWSI) 09 December 2016

PRESS RELEASE LuWSI Officially Launched Private sector, public sector, civil society, academic and international partners urged to synergise interventions and join hands together with Government to find solutions to alleviate the rapid drop of waters levels in Lusaka LuWSI to strengthen multi-stakeholder collaboration to safeguard Lusaka’s water resources while enhancing the sustainable and timely access to water and sanitation for all Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing Ceremony between 16 partners and LuWSI Lusaka, 09 December 2016 – The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Environmental Protection, Bishop Edward Chomba, is pleased that the collaborative nature of the...

The African Development Bank (AfDB) appoints MCB Investment Management as Fund Manager for its first Fixed Income Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) appoints MCB Investment Management as Fund Manager for its first Fixed Income Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Africa

The ETF will be invested in both government and corporate bonds, and will initially be listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, December 9, 2016/ — The African Development Bank (AfDB) (www.AfDB.org) has appointed MCB Investment Management (MCBIM) (www.MCBCapitalMarkets.mu), a subsidiary of MCB Capital Markets, as Fund Manager for its first multi-jurisdictional Fixed Income Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) in Africa. The Board of Directors of the AfDB has also approved a seed equity capital investment of USD 25 million for the ADBF. The primary objective of the African Domestic Bond ETF (ADBF) is to encourage bond issuance...

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