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African Venture Capital: Nigeria and Kenya are leading the continent with startups and fundraising

While still small compared to much of the rest of the world, Africa’s startup scene is starting to gather momentum, led by Nigeria and Kenya, according to a new report.<p>Published by Venture Capital For Africa, or “VC4A,” the report says that Nigeria has the most startups raising capital, but Kenya …

Wall Street is already rethinking its forecasts for 10-year yields

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — It’s only January but Wall Street prognosticators are taking another look at their predictions for 10-year yields.<p>Less than …

Toyota hopes to stave off GM threat with all-new Tacoma

Toyota to General Motors: Bring it on.<p>The Japanese automaker delivered a counterpunch this week in the mid-size truck segment with the unveiling of an all-new Toyota Tacoma.<p>The Detroit debut answered GM's launch of the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon, sibling pickups that have quickly picked up …

How To Establish a Home Filing System (& Stick To It!)

It's a new year, and around the globe people are making that age-old promise to themselves: <i>this is the year I</i> finally <i>get organized</i>. No more drowning …

Minimalism

Beautifully Organized: Laundry Rooms

I finally have a laundry room (no more laundromat!), but since it's also our entryway, it's more of a Boot Explosion Area. Perhaps someday I'll …

Laundry Rooms

Mexican billionaire more than doubles New York Times stake

Carlos Slim, the world's second-richest man, has more than doubled his stake in the New York Times Company, becoming the company's top stakeholder.<p>The company has received more than $100 million in the transaction, and has been authorized by the board to use the funds to repurchase class A …

Time Warner

A Silicon Valley Banker Just Sold His Enormous Mansion With A Secret Bar For $25 Million

The sale price was a whopping $25 million, realtor Arthur Sharif, who represented Porter in the sale, confirmed with Business Insider exclusively.<p>"It's a historic home," Sharif told us. "It was never a question of whether we would get the price we wanted — it was about finding the right person. We …

Silicon Valley

5 Ways Paint Can Change Your Home

With the primers and paints available now, it's easy to revive your home this spring<p>With the primers and paints available now, it's easy to revive your home for spring. Sarah Cole, the creative director of British paint and wallpaper company Farrow & Ball, shares her top five tips for updating your …

Farrow & Ball

Opinion: Investors must believe in magic to buy stocks now

In the Emerald City, a.k.a. Wall Street, central banks are the all-powerful Wizard of Oz. Dorothy and her friends are hopelessly bullish.<p>Unlike the …

Ministry of Labour looking into death of live-in nanny killed in work accident

The Ministry of Labour intends to look into the circumstances of an on-the-job death of a Filipino nanny in November.<p>Friends of Marites Angana were …

Gulf states urged to protect migrant workers

A collective of major international rights and labour groups have launched a fresh call for urgent action to protect migrant workers from abuse in Gulf Arab countries.<p>A total of 90 organisations issued a statement on Sunday, saying millions of mostly Asian and African workers are facing …

Pin Point

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