Attack on Canadian miner in Burkina Faso threatens gold’s final frontier

NAIROBI/JOHANNESBURG/LONDON (Reuters) - As jihadists wreaked ever more havoc in the last two years, mining firms in Burkina Faso rolled out extra security measures, from barracks for government troops protecting them to safe rooms for workers behind barbed wire and mounds. Family members of victims of an ambush on workers near a Canadian-owned mine, react during their meeting with officials in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso November 7, 2019. REUTERS/..

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Ten Rules for Great Finance

At Zingerman's, we first adopted the open-book approach to finance in the mid-1990s. We learned about it from reading the now classic book, The Great Game of Business, by Jack Stack and Bo Burlingham, as well as John Case’s Open-Book Management. The concept basically states that everyone in the organization—from hourly staff through to the fin..

Getting on to Good Profits

If bad profits are akin to strip mining, then good profits are like sustainable agriculture, they’re solid, rooted in shared values and win-win outcomes that have long-term gains for all involved. The customer has a great experience, the staff member enjoys serving them and feels good about what they’re selling, and the organization is building sol..

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Mum scoops Slimming World’s Woman of the Year award after losing...

A woman has revealed her incredible weight loss journey after shedding more than half her bodyweight in just over two years. Wendy Deacon started piling on the pounds in her twenties and struggled with joint pain as a result of her weight. The mum-of-one, 49, claimed her turning point was when her daughter feared she would “eat herself to death”. Now more than 12st lighter, Wendy, from Dublin, has been named the Slimming World Woman of the Year 2019 and finally has the confidence to plan a wed..

Woman loses 10st in one year and is now a fitness...

Desiree Alexis-Kae Mize burst into tears at her own reflection after losing 10.7st in just one year. After years battling with low self esteem, the Californian influencer had achieved her weight loss goals. The 25-year-old, who weighed 21.3st at her heaviest, had felt self-conscious about her size since she was in school. She said: "I was always the biggest kid in the class. I was the biggest on any sports team, and the biggest in my family. "When I was just five years old I was in enrolled..


Fashion Flash Pre Holiday!

As we transition from fall to winter, our over 40 bloggers have lots of information to share. Fashion Flash is a group of over 40 bloggers that cover a wide range of topics including beauty, fashion, fitness, travel and lifestyle. Our experts have a wealth of information to share this week so take a little ‘me’ time to enjoy our Fashion Flash e-mag..
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