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14 Jan
Why developing economies are being left behind in Covid-19 recovery
14 Jan
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline connecting Russia to Germany has long been finished, and Europe is in desperate need of the gas. And yet, it's not flowing and it is unclear if and when the pipeline will be put in service.
14 Jan
African economies are beginning to recover from the impact of COVID-19. Despite making some gains in 2021, it could be difficult for nations to grow their economies in 2022.
14 Jan
A deal between the Nigerian Government and Siemens Energy is expected to increase the country’s power supply to 7,000 megawatts by the end of this year through 200 power transmission and distribution projects.
13 Jan
Inflation in the United States has jumped to 7%, the highest increase in nearly four decades. The Federal Reserve has already begun removing pandemic-related stimulus.
13 Jan
From cartoon apes to video clips, sales of NFTs reached some $25 billion in 2021 as the speculative crypto asset exploded in popularity, data from market tracker DappRadar shows, although there were signs of growth slowing towards the end of the year.
13 Jan
Small business owners and shoppers in a Washington, D.C. neighborhood on Wednesday said they were struggling to adjust to rising prices, amid the highest inflation in nearly 40 years.
13 Jan
US consumer prices rose last year at the highest rate in four decades. With inflation at 7% in 2021, US consumers have not seen prices soar so much since the early 1980s.
13 Jan
Nigeria had shut out more than 200 million people from the social networking site. Nigeria's IT development agency said the US tech company had met key conditions.
13 Jan
More and more pesticides are being sprayed worldwide with deadly consequences for humans and nature, a report finds.
12 Jan
The rate of price rises across the 38 members of the OECD hit 5.8 percent in November, the highest since 1996. In the United States, the head of the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, has warned that high inflation poses a "severe threat" to the jobs market, ahead of the release of the latest figures there on Wednesday. FRANCE 24's Business Editor Stephen Carroll examine the factors driving the spike in inflation, and how long it might last.
12 Jan
Uber rival Bolt says it has raised $711 in new funding from investors, with its value now put at over $8 billion.

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Eight teams are left standing in the Africa Cup of Nations after a round of 16 full of suspense, surprises and upsets but overshadowed by tragedy and more criticism for CAF. Selina Sykes is joined by Sports Editor Simon Harding and Eurosport journalist Ruben Slagter to discuss all the major talking points of the knockouts so far and what to expect in the quarter-finals.
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