Jet Airways’ Banks May Need To Swallow A 75% Haircut On Their Loans

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This sounds a little extraordinary, that the varied lenders to Jet Airways will need to swallow a 75% haircut on the loans they made...

Everest Congestion Proves That Competition Really Does Kill

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It's a standard assertion of those who would plan our lives for us that the chaos of simple market competition kills people. That's why...

Zimbabwe’s One Sensible Economic Move – Abolishing The Special Exchange Rate For Fuel Purchases

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Something that's just so hard to get across to people is that special exemptions and treatments for certain parts of the economy just don't...

Another Polio Officer Shot Dead In Pakistan – We Do Want To Kill Off...

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That we have our own problems with the anti-vaccine crowd is obvious enough. Those who fail to understand what a bitch Mother Nature is,...

Uganda’s Miss Curvy Contest 2019 Has A Winner – Belinda Nansaasi

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A couple of months back there was a little disturbance in the space time continuum as Uganda decided to try to popularise itself as...

Uganda’s Mariam Nabatanzi – One Woman, 38 Surviving Children

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This is going to be close to some sort of global record, one Ugandan woman, Mariam Nabatanzi, has 38 surviving children. She's not aided...

Dear Zimbabwe, Stop Setting The Petrol Price Too Low, Yours Etc, Reality

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If we could actually get the universe to write letters to people that's what the current one to the Zimbabwean Government would read : ...

You Can’t Flee Zimbabwe – Government Out Of Money To Buy Passport Paper

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There are certain bits of government that are actually necessary, there are certain things which simply must be imported to aid in doing those...

How Silly Is This? Malaysia Subsidises Sugar So Much People Smuggle It

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Most of the world is desperately trying to reduce the amount of sugar people eat. There are calls for taxes on anything which does...

Maybe India’s Right – RBI States Cryptocurrency Adds Nothing To The Economy

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This new document from the Reserve Bank of India is less than an outright condemnation of cryptocurrency even while it points to officialdom thinking...