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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29

June 20, 2018

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Canada: Federal government’s bill legalizing recreational cannabis passes 52-29 Peter Zimonjic CBC News CANADA- Senate passes pot bill, paving way for legal cannabis in 8 to 12 weeks Senators have voted to pass the federal government’s bill legalizing recreational marijuana by a vote of 52-29, with two abstentions, paving the way for a fully legal […]

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2017 – Release Date: May 24, 2018

May 24, 2018

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Fastest growing and Largest U.S. cities in 2017 Release Date: May 24, 2018 Click here for: U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2017 –Release Date: March 22, 2018 Source: U.S. Census Bureau Eight of the 15 cities or towns with the largest population gains were located in the South in 2017, with three […]

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A look back at the economic growth of Atlanta in the late 1980s

May 17, 2018

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A look back at the economic growth of Atlanta in the late 1980s Atlanta, Georgia as seen in 1985 has changed greatly to become, in 2018, one of America’s most dynamic business and entertainment metropolitan areas. This series of newspaper articles, from the late 1980s, takes a look back on the growth of Atlanta prior to […]

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ACI World releases 2017 world’s busiest airport traffic rankings -Release Date: April 2018

May 7, 2018

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ACI World releases 2017 world’s busiest airport traffic rankings -Release Date: April 2018 Airports Council International (ACI) ACI World releases preliminary 2017 world airport traffic rankings Passenger traffic: Indian and Chinese airports major contributors to growth Air cargo: Volumes surge at major hubs as trade wars threaten. Release Date: April 09, 2018 Atlanta (ATL) is […]

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African Continental Free Trade Area and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa proposes single African currency

April 6, 2018

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African Continental Free Trade Area and South African President Ramaphosa proposes a single African currency African News Agency KIGALI – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday strongly punted the idea of creating a single homogeneous currency for African countries in a bid to attract infrastructure investment and enable ease of intra-African trade. Speaking as […]

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Ghana: Parliament approves controversial US ‘military base’ deal

March 26, 2018

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Ghana: Parliament approves controversial US ‘military base’ deal Citifmonline Parliament on Friday night, March 23, 2018, approved the controversial Ghana-US defence cooperation agreement which seeks to provide the United States access into the country to camp its military forces. The approval was done by only Majority Members of Parliament because the Minority staged a walkout […]

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2017 –Release Date: March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018

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U.S. Census Bureau metropolitan population estimates July 1, 2017 –Release Date: March 22, 2018 Source: U.S. Census Bureau The Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metropolitan area’s 146,000-population increase last year was the most of any metro area and Maricopa County, Ariz., saw a population increase of nearly 74,000 — the most of any county last year — according […]

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South Africa votes to seize land from white farmers without compensation

March 1, 2018

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South Africa votes to seize land from white farmers without compensation The Herald CAPE TOWN. — South Africa took a step on Tuesday to hasten the transfer of land from white to black owners when parliament backed a motion seeking to change the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation. The ruling African National Congress […]

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Africa: Ghana hosts 5th meeting of presidential task force on ECOWAS single currency

February 23, 2018

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Africa: Ghana hosts 5th meeting of presidential task force on ECOWAS single currency The summit aimed at assessing progress towards a single regional currency by 2020. ECOWAS, the Economic Community of West African States, was set up in 1975. Government of Ghana (Accra) The Fifth Meeting of the Presidential Task Force on the Economic Community […]

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South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to return white owned farm land to black citizens

February 22, 2018

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South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa pledged to return white owned farm land to black citizens RT South Africa’s new president, Cyril Ramaphosa, has pledged to return the lands owned by white farmers since the 1600s to the black citizens of the country. The government plans to accelerate land redistribution through expropriation without compensation. “The […]

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