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US technology group Hewlett Packard Enterprise said it plans to spin off and merge its corporate services business in a deal valued at $8.5 billion (7.6 billion euros). The split-off unit is to be merged with Computer Sciences Corp. to create a global corporate technology services giant with expected annual revenues of $26 billion, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) said in a statement Tuesday. "Enterprise Services customers will benefit from a stronger, more versatile services business, better able to innovate and adapt," she said.
LILONGWE (Reuters) - More than 8 million people in Malawi need food aid as a result of a drought that has decimated crops, the minister of agriculture said on Wednesday. "The results of this rapid assessment showed that close to 8.4 million people will need food because they have partially or completely lost their crops through El Nino induced dry spells," Godfrey Chaponda told Reuters. (Reporting by Mabvuto Banda; Editing by Joe Brock)