U.S. delays 10% tariffs on some Chinese imports
15 August 2019 | 9:21 am
The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it will delay until mid-December the 10% tariff on some Chinese products.
24 Nov 2019
Plans are in the works to reduce the tax rate on tampons and pads in 2020. But critics say it's tax policy that needs an overhaul.
17 Nov 2019
Menstrual products have long been taxed at a higher rate in Germany than many other everyday necessities — a form of discrimination, say activists. Even goldfish and cut flowers benefit from a lower VAT.
7 Dec 2019
The Importers and Exporters Association in Ghana are kicking against a planned 11 per cent tariff hike for cargo handling at terminal three of the Tema Port. The Association’s Executive Secretary, Samson Awingobit Asakia joins CNBC Africa from Accra for more on this story.
4 Dec 2019
Legislator accuses Nigerian Army of illegal sale, disposal of seized oil products
5 Dec 2019
Nigeria's border closure is having an unusual impact on the prices of poultry products, which continues to soar, Compared to other foodstuffs. TVC News findings reveal that in spite of the government's efforts to boost indigenous production, locally produced poultry products are still more expensive.
10 Dec 2019
Digital experts in Lagos are advocating the adoption of consumer-centric innovation beyond the creation of apps. At the Art of Technology in Lagos, Managing Director of Rack Centre, Ayotunde Coker spoke to CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole for more.
11 Mar 2020
As cases of coronavirus continue to mount around the world. Apple is updating its guidelines for how you can keep your iPhone, iPad and Mac computer clean.
19 Mar 2020
The House of Representatives on Tuesday set up an ad-hoc committee to investigate the non-implementation of the Pay as You Go Tariff (PAYG) plan by Multichoice Digital Satellite Television (DSTV).
Police debunk falsehood of Enugu River turning into blood, NPA expects 27 ships with petroleum products, food items
3 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
8 Jun 2020
Reps orders suspension of DSTV tariff increase, want free subscription
27 Jun 2020
The scheduled increment of electricity tariff in Nigeria will begin from July this year according to the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman who has also noted that the COVID-19 outbreak has impacted plans to reposition Nigeria’s electricity market. Oti Ikomi, CEO and Executive Vice-Chairman of Proton Energy joins CNBC Africa for more.
3 Jul 2020
Nigeria’s planned electricity tariff hike which was earlier scheduled for the first of July has been postponed until the first quarter of 2021. This decision was taken by the leadership of the National Assembly after a meeting with the regulators NERC, and representatives of electricity distributors. George Etomi, Director of the Eko Electricity Distribution Company joins me to discuss this story and more.
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Jair Bolsonaro has returned to Brazil after a three-month self-imposed exile in the US to return to politics, complicating life for his successor, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
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The statement of the body's presidency was adopted only weeks after a Security Council delegation visited DRC. The eastern region of DR Congo is rife with dozens of rebel groups with conflicting goals and interests.
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A recent report points to raccoon dogs as possible transmitters at the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic. DNA samples collected at the Huanan Wholesale Seafood Market in China show that several raccoon dogs were present in areas where the SARS-CoV-2 virus was found. FRANCE 24's Science Editor Shirli Sitbon looks at what the data may have revealed and why it has disappeared from data-sharing site GISAID.
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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen touted US-Taiwan cooperation during her visit to New York. She is now heading to Central America.
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The man who inspired the film “Hotel Rwanda” and was freed by Rwanda last week from a terrorism sentence returned Wednesday to the United States and joined his family after being held for more than two years.