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BELOW THE LINE | Business Line

Midnight gong The Government may be getting ready for a grand launch of the ambitious Goods and Services Tax at midnight June 30-July 1, but some sections of trade and industry do not seem very happy with the rollout. In fact, many consider the event at Parliament’s Central Hall a party! “The Government is set […]

In Adamawa, ‘Dangerous Illiterate’ is the Issue

Either by providence or personal efforts, Alhaji Mansir Umar Toungo (a.k.a Dangerous Illiterate), a prominent politician in Adamawa State, is undoubtedly the main issue in the politics of the Southern part of the state. Daji Sani reports He is popularly called “Dangerous Illiterate” because of his ability to hold firm the control of the political […]

MELVYN FEIN: The climate change hoax | Opinion

When I assert that climate change is a hoax, I am not saying that those who deny climate change are hoaxers, but that those who promote it are. The global warming partisans, who scoff at those who question their Chicken Little attitude, are the real deceivers. The political hacks who told us that we would […]

Op-ed: Will Rogers Democrats | Peninsula Clarion

Posted June 24, 2017 10:15 pm By It was back in the 1930s that comedian-commentator (which may be redundant) Will Rogers said: “I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” What was true then is true now. As the Democrats have demonstrated in four special elections since Donald Trump […]

Senator Dr. Michael Darville 2017/2018 Budget Contribution

Senator, The Honourable Dr. Michael R. Darville Contribution to the 2017 – 2018 Budget Honourable Senate of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas on Friday, 23rd June, 2017 Thank you, Madam President, and once again congratulations to you, and all Honourable Senators around the table. Madam President, today I rise to make my contribution to the […]

Will DaVita CEO Kent Thiry run for governor in Colorado?

One of the most feared names in Colorado’s early race for governor is a celebrity CEO with a cheerleader’s disposition and a love of “The Three Musketeers.” But the well-documented quirks of Kent Thiry, who leads the Denver-based dialysis giant DaVita Inc., belie the tools the 61-year-old multimillionaire from Englewood has at his disposal if he […]