Bill Gates needs to practice what he preaches

When one of the two richest people on the planet says that he is undertaxed, it makes for intriguing, self-righteous headlines. Bill Gates of Microsoft fame is worth an estimated $90 billion (plus or minus a few billion) and has long been an advocate for higher tax rates for ultra-rich people like himself. He and […]

Tech behind cryptocurrency unites with cannabis

Dude, where’s my weed? It was only a matter of time before blockchain and cannabis — two of the latest Wall Street trends shaking up the old finance guard — would join forces, the Post reports. It’s a “marriage made in heaven,” André van Regenmortel, chief marketing officer of düber Technologies, a creator of technology […]

Maldives opposition protesters arrested after top court validates emergency rule

Maldives opposition protesters arrested after top court validates emergency rule MALE (Reuters) – Maldives police arrested at least four opposition members under state of emergency laws for protesting against President Abdulla Yameen’s government, the opposition said on Tuesday. The top court in the Maldives validated last week a 30-day extension of the state of emergency, […]

South Africa’s Ramaphosa appoints Nene as finance minister in cabinet reshuffle

South Africa's Ramaphosa appoints Nene as finance minister in cabinet reshuffle PRETORIA (Reuters) – South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa appointed Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister on Monday, two years after Nene’s sacking from the same role began the ruling party revolt that eventually ousted former leader Jacob Zuma. Monday’s cabinet reshuffle also saw Ramaphosa […]