‘The US is Locked and Loaded’, Trump responds to Saudi Oil Attacks

President Donald Trump said Sunday the US is "locked and loaded" to respond to attacks on Saudi oil infrastructure that Washington blamed on Iran, which have sent oil prices soaring. It is the first time the president has hinted at a potential American military response to the drone attacks, which slashed Saudi oil production by[...]

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The Gold and Silver market surge amidst oil crisis

Gold and silver prices jumped more than 1% on Monday as investors fled to safe-haven assets after an attack on Saudi oil facilities raised concerns over global energy supply and ratcheted tensions in the Middle East. Spot gold jumped 1.27% to $1,507.40 per ounce while U.S. gold futures rose 0.83% to $1,512.1. The gold-backed SPDR[...]

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Drone attack on Saudi oil causes 10% jump in oil prices

Oil prices jumped more than 10% after a coordinated drone attack hit the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry on Saturday, forcing the kingdom to cut its oil output in half. As of 0553 GMT Monday, International benchmark Brent crude futures soared $6.24, or 10.36% to $66.46 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate crude futures[...]

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The Man who ignited the recent Xenophobic Attacks, refuses blame

THIS is the man whose campaign ignited the latest xenophobic attacks on foreigners in South Africa. Zweli Ndaba leads a group called the Sisonke People’s Forum. Ndaba, according to the Mail and Guardian of South Africa, mobilized hostel residents in Johannesburg and the All Truck Drivers Foundation to organize a national shutdown. His resort to[...]

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Lessons from the 2019 US Open

The legendary Rod Laver presented the trophy to Rafael Nadal at the conclusion of the U.S. Open, which is the last Grand Slam of the decade. There was great symbolism in his choice because in 1962, Laver became the first player to win the Grand Slam at a time when money earning tennis players were[...]

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Nigeria and Poland increase trade talks just as they dissect National woes!

Poland and Nigeria are to brainstorm on water resource management, among other areas of social services, a move expected to further cement the relationship between both countries just as the trade volume between them has increased to $150 million. Speaking at a Water Challenges Brainstorming Session–Nigeria–Poland in Lagos at the weekend, official of GovTech Polska,[...]

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