US consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in November
WASHINGTON (AP) — Plunging gasoline costs pulled U.S. consumer prices lower in November, muting inflation across the entire economy.
Nigeria telecom operators bemoan multiple taxation
By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Nigeria's telecommunications operators face multiple taxes and fees at local, state and federal level, two of the country's mobile operators told Reuters, with service disruptions related to tax claims costing the sector millions of dollars annually. Mobile phone penetration nearly tripled between 2007 and 2012 and hit 96 percent at 2013-end. The sector accounted for 7.8 percent of Nigeria's economy in the nine months to September 2013, more than double its 2009 contribution of 3. ...