DAKAR, Senegal — Julius Ikena’s trade business is at a standstill because he cannot make electronic payments to his partners. Andrew Mofor cannot get access to the small fortune — 800 euros, or about $850 — that his daughter sent him through an online banking system.
Suppose there were a way to pump up the economy, reduce inequality and put an end to destructive housing bubbles like the one that contributed to the Great Recession.
Johanna Konta and Heather Watson teamed up to help Great Britain beat Croatia 2-1 and reach April’s Fed Cup World Group II play-offs.
Top seed Marin Cilic will be in action at the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam where Martin Klizan will be looking to defend his title, and you can watch the drama unfold, live on Sky Sports.
PARIS — A French farmer who smuggled African migrants to safety, defying the authorities in an effort that his supporters likened to the Underground Railroad, was essentially given a slap on the wrist by a court on Friday.
House Republicans have an ambitious plan for overhauling the way American businesses are taxed. A short list of the plan’s potential benefits looks awesome: It would give companies more incentive to keep jobs in the United States, less to overextend themselves on borrowed money and provide vast savings by reducing what companies spend on tax lawyers, who help them game the current system.