EconomySports

Messi joins exclusive club of sporting billionaires

Lionel Messi may have had to stay put at Barcelona but the Argentine legend did succeed in joining one new club this year — the one reserved for sporting billionaires, according to Forbes magazine. The Argentine striker’s career earnings of over one billion…
EconomySociety

IDB warns of lost decade in Latin America because of Covid-19

The president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Colombian Luis Alberto Moreno, warned yesterday (14) about the growing possibility of a decade lost in Latin America due to the coronavirus pandemic. Moreno, who on September 30 will step down after 15 years at…
BrazilEconomy

Pandemic batters market for Brazilian football transfers

Brazil exports more footballers than any other country, but the coronavirus pandemic has caused a plunge in international transfers, hitting the finances of clubs that depend on lucrative deals for their young talent. The number of Brazilian footballers transferred to…
AngolaEconomy

Do not repeat neighboring mistakes

Last week, the Center for Democracy and Development of Mozambique (CDD) held an online conference “Fundo Soberano de Angola: An experience to avoid”, where a possible way of managing a future Mozambican sovereign fund was discussed. The keynote speaker was Angolan…
ChinaEconomy

Kim Jon Un is more dependent than ever on China's business

Kim Jon Un’s dependence on China’s illegal business networks and Beijing’s aid increases as the North Korean leader faces the country’s worst economic crisis in nearly a decade The 36-year-old dictator said last month that North Korea was…
AngolaEconomy

Angolan diamond sales below forecast

Endiama revised this year’s earnings from diamond sales down from $ 1.4 billion to $ 1.1 billion, compared to a 20 percent drop in production from January to August. According to the president of the Board of Directors of Endiama, Ganga Júnior, in eight months, the…
World

Airbus thinks goose tip could trim fuel consumption

If planes flew in formation like wild geese they might use five to 10 percent less fuel, European aircraft maker Airbus said Wednesday as it signed up to test the idea Executive vice president Jean-Brice Dorman told an online civil aviation conference that wild geese…