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FIFA, CAF appoint observers for NFF Elections
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FIFA, CAF appoint observers for NFF Elections

Federation of International Football Association FIFA, has named Messrs Luca Piazza and Solomon Mudege as its observers for Thursday’s elections into the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Executive Committee from 2018-2022. Mudege is FIFA’s Senior Manager for Development Programmes (Africa) while Piazza is a senior official in the FIFA President’s office. […]

Uber in talks to buy Dubai’s ride hailing firm Careem
Tech

Uber in talks to buy Dubai’s ride hailing firm Careem

Uber Technologies Inc is in talks to buy Dubai-based rival Careem Networks FZ for about USD2 billion to USD2.5 billion, Bloomberg reports. No final decisions have been made, and the companies may decide against the transaction. Uber and Careem held preliminary talks in July to combine their Middle Eastern ride-hailing […]

HSBC Chief Executive Peter Boyles announces retirement
Global

HSBC Chief Executive Peter Boyles announces retirement

HSBC has announced that Peter Boyles will retire from his role as Chief Executive, Global Private Banking to be replaced by António Simões, subject to regulatory approval, effective 1 January 2019. Meanwhile, James Emmett will succeed António Simões as Chief Executive of HSBC Bank plc and Chief Executive of Europe […]

Marc and Lynne Benioff acquires Times Magazine
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Marc and Lynne Benioff acquires Times Magazine

Marc and Lynne Benioff have both acquired Time Magazine from Meredith Corporation. Meredith Corporation said in a statement that it sold the media giant for $190 million in cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approval and is expected to close within 30 days. The Benioffs […]