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The policeman earlier caught on camera demanding a “dollar bribe,” has been arrested and currently in Police custody according to the Nigerian police headquarters.

The policeman earlier caught on camera demanding a “dollar bribe,” has been arrested and currently in Police custody according to the Nigerian police …

China could become the first country to legalize parcel delivery by drone

In building drones that kill people, the US has a couple-decade head start on China. But when it comes to domestic uses, US businesses are hamstrung because the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) isn’t required to issue commercial drone rules until 2015. In the meantime, one of China’s biggest …

Civil Aviation

Compared to other wealthy countries, US minimum wage isn’t that bad

By the standards of other rich nations, the US minimum wage, at $7.25 an hour, can look pretty measly. Australia’s minimum for full-time adult employees works out to almost $15, these days. France’s is around $12. For almost a year now, American fast food workers have been going on strike to demand …

Economics
General Motors

South African gold miners strike over 'slave wages in white man's economy'

80,000 miners walk out in industrial action that will cost country £22m a day as government admits it can only plead for solution<p>About 80,000 gold miners in South Africa walked out on strike on Tuesday night, raising fears of renewed violence in the crisis-hit industry and underlining the …

Twitter Taps Google Ad Director Christian Oestlien to Lead Growth

Twitter has hired away Google display advertising product management director Christian Oestlien, according to sources, in an attempt to kickstart …

The U2 iPod: A Lesson from Apple to Android on Product Placement

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Watching then CEO Steve Jobs introduce the U2 branded music machine now is admittedly anti-climactic …

Debt and taxes: why a wave of big tech deals is on the horizon

As the economy recovers and interest rates rise, cash-rich companies are looking to spend<p>What does Microsoft's $7.2 billion purchase of Nokia have to do with Verizon's $130 billion repurchase of its own business from Vodafone? They reflect the end of a period of historically low interest rates in …

Oxfam urges G20 to curb tax avoidance that harms Africa

<b>Urgent action is needed at Thursday's G20 summit in St Petersburg to fix a tax system allowing firms to "rip off" poor African nations, Oxfam has warned.</b><p>Such countries were losing almost 2% of national income in tax not paid by firms, depriving them of billions of pounds, the charity said.<p>It urged …

Sub-Saharan Africa