US elections 2020: Bernie Sanders – the Socialist
07 March 2020 | 11:22 am
Who will take on Trump at the 2020 election? At 78 years old, Bernie Sanders is vying for the Democratic nomination for president. The oldest candidate in the race, he is rising in popularity among Democratic voters. A former Mayor and Congressman, he is currently a Senator for Vermont. His policy positions: universal health coverage, free university education, minimum wage rise and taxes on the uber-rich.
5 May 2021
Biden administration officials say the higher minimum wage would lead to greater worker productivity, offsetting any additional costs to taxpayers.
15 May 2021
The Indonesian Ambassador to Nigeria has pledged his country's partnership with the Sokoto state government in the area of Education, Infrastructure and Agriculture.
30 Jul 2021
Speaking on Thursday during a panel session at the global education summit, in London, United Kingdom, President Muhammadu Buhari says nobody can succeed outside their educational qualification, hence Nigerians are aware of the priority of education.
1 Sep 2021
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9 Sep 2021
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10 Oct 2021
Unlike most other countries, the Philippines has decided to keep schools closed for another year to contain COVID-19. Rights advocates warn millions of children without internet access are missing out on an education.
24 Sep 2021
Pakistan's schools have been heavily hit by the pandemic. Students have experienced several school closures, and experts speculate that such a loss could have impacts for years to come.
27 Sep 2021
Even though the Taliban's reliance on foreign aid money could moderate their stance toward women, higher education for girls and women in the country still faces many challenges.
24 Oct 2021
Germany is relatively new to the list of countries with a minimum wage. Now, government coalition talks are considering raising it without using the country's independent expert commission. There are pros and cons.
28 Oct 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Friday.
2 Dec 2021
Prime Minister Viktor Orban wants to limit teaching about homosexuality and transgender topics in schools. Hungarians will get the chance to vote on the issue, perhaps on the same day as next year's national election.
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A court in Mozambique on Wednesday (November 30) started delivering its judgement in a case involving 19 people accused of various crimes for their alleged roles in the disappearance of hundreds of millions of dollars in government-backed loans.
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French President Emmanuel Macron's state visit to the US is bringing simmering EU-US tensions over economic policy to the boil. At the heart of European criticisms are multi-billion-dollar economic support packages that could be perceived as giving the US an unfair advantage. Also in the show, the US Congress is heeding Joe Biden's call to do whatever it takes to avert a costly railroad shutdown. Plus, French butchers take to the streets to protest the rise in energy prices.
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On Thursday, Stephanie Frappart will become the first female referee to officiate a men's World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica vs. Germany. One of her assistants, Neuza Back, has worked in Qatar before.
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The Spanish government wants the use of gender stereotypes for the advertising of toys a thing of the past. The code of conduct, which will be enacted from December 1, aims to avoid biases toward gender roles.
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Fifty-Five years after innocent Asaba indigenes were callously massacred in the fratricidal Nigerian Civil War, the first major show on this tragic contour opens today at Red Door Gallery, on Bishop Oluwole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The show ends on December 7, 2022.