Paying the price: The pandemic’s economic impact on women
26 May 2020 | 12:44 pm
In this edition, with numerous businesses worldwide closing or reducing staff, millions of women are losing their jobs. We report on how the recession brought on by the pandemic could lead to a prolonged dip in women's incomes and labour participation across the globe. Also, what is it like to be fired over Zoom? We talk to noted US journalist and author, Deborah Copaken, who recently underwent the experience and wrote an article about it which has since gone viral.
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Fuel-electricity price hike: Civil society groups mobilise for a protest on Wednesday
Nigerian suspect wanted by FBI for $6m scam surrenders, NLC announces protest over fuel and electricity price and more
22 Sep 2020
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15 Oct 2020
Ghana has announced an increase of the guaranteed cocoa price it pays to farmers by 28% per ton for the new growing season. It's the West African nation's latest attempt to improve the livelihoods of its farmers.
9 Nov 2020
Nigerians condemn hike in price of onions
Petrol Price now N170 as PPMC adjusts Ex-Depot fee, Nigeria to build new museum for looted art and more
13 Nov 2020
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17 Dec 2020
Fuel Price: FG inaugurates technical committee on petrol pricing
OPEC+ members, including Russia, have been diligently sticking to their production quotas amid the extraordinary shock unleashed by the pandemic. Some of them might now be tempted to throw compliance out of the window.
NNPC says N206 is landing cost of PMS, labour rejects N206 as pump price
States in Nigeria, especially those in the country’s south, may still be feeling the effects of the weeklong strike by the AUFCDN as the price of food stuff is yet to go back to normal. The most important question is how does this affect Nigerians and what lessons did the country as whole learnt from this strike? However, prices of food in the market have continued to remain high even after lifting the blockade. GuardianTV went to some markets in Lagos and spoke with buyers and sellers on how to avoid future blockade.
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Price of tickets fall as more airlines compete on local routes
Group Managing Director of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, Mele Kyari as urged Nigerians not to engage in panic buying of Premium Motor Spirit as there won't increase of ex-depot price in the month of May.
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The SPD's Olaf Scholz, Germany's next chancellor, has presented his Cabinet ministers for the new government, to be sworn in on Wednesday. He offered a few surprises.
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Austria's ex-Chancellor Sebastian Kurz announced he is stepping back from politics. His successor, Alexander Schallenberg, has also announced his resignation.
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At least 38 inmates were killed and dozens more injured in a fire on Tuesday at the main prison in Burundi's capital Gitega, the country's vice president said. Twelve died of asphyxia as they tried to flee the burning buildings and 26 died of severe injuries, Vice President Prosper Bazombanza told reporters at the Gitega Prison after the fire. Video Credit: Sos Médias Burundi
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Governments and international organizations have said Myanmar's most prominent pro-democracy figure did not receive a fair trial, and accuse the ruling junta of sacking the rule of law in a bid to hold power.
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French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly granted an interview to FRANCE 24 and RFI in Dakar, Senegal. Parly slammed a "disinformation campaign" aimed at creating "anti-French discourse" in Africa's Sahel region, as France reorganises its military presence there. The minister said she did not believe Russian Wagner Group mercenaries were in the Malian capital Bamako, but added that "that does not mean the current Malian authorities are not planning to bring them there". The arrival of Russian mercenaries in Mali would be "simply unacceptable", she said.
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