Ramaphosa needs more urgency to stop rogue spies

The South African Parliament’s Intelligence Oversight Committee recently tabled its 2019/2020 annual report. The gripping and depressing read documents the failings of the nation’s spy agencies in flawless detail. If left unaddressed, these failings can expose the country to even more serious crimes and national security threats than it has …

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Health check: commercial banks

Health check: commercial banks Authors): Central Bank of Barbados The pandemic influenced the performance of the banking system in 2020, but the sector remained stable. During the review period, commercial banks remained well capitalized. The sector’s capital adequacy ratio (CAR) increased to 16.0 percent, in part due to the conversion …

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How to pay off a credit card fast

Credit cards can be a useful financial tool. But credit card debt is often bad news. Owning money on a credit card doesn’t make you financially irresponsible. But if you are in this situation, you will want to get rid of that credit card debt as quickly as possible. Here’s …

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Congress considers another short-term solution

President Biden on Wednesday called on top business leaders to push for the immediate suspension of the debt limit, saying the impending deadline creates the risk of a historic default that looks like a “meteor” that could crush the economy and financial markets.-Photo from the White House WASHINGTON (AP) – …

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