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31 Oct
The largest US auto workers union and carmaker Ford have agreed to terms on a new contract that will see a 25 percent wage increase over four years. This means picketers will return to work at Ford's plants, but strikes at General Motors and Stellantis will continue. Also in this edition, we see how ad sales have boosted Meta's revenue and how the "Barbie" movie helped toymaker Mattel get out of a sales slump.

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Fifteen candidates in Senegal's delayed presidential election are urging President Macky Sall to quickly establish a new poll date. Meanwhile, more political prisoners are released. Also, Tunisia experiments with old wheat varieties in order to adapt to drought caused by climate change.
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California-based chipmaker Nvidia showed with its latest earnings call that there is still room to grow, with revenue for the last quarter of 2023 surging 265 percent over the year to $22 billion and forecast to keep rising. In this edition of Business Daily, we take a look what Nvidia's success has been built on, and the potential challenges it could face moving forward.
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The reasons for hunger in countries like Ethiopia are complex but one is drought worsened by planetary heating. Across the region, farmers and local communities are working to alleviate the problem.
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Albania recently agreed to accommodate migrants on behalf of Italy while their asylum requests are being assessed. While some Albanians see the deal as a way of thanking Italy for taking in Albanians over the years, others aren't looking so kindly on the deal.
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Macky Sall says April 2 will be the end of his mandate as president of Senegal, but a national dialogue is needed before setting a new election date. Also, Rwanda and the EU strike a deal on raw materials, but DR Congo slams the move. Plus, many unwanted old European cars end up in West Africa to be sold; an apparent bargain that can cost lives and damage the environment.
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Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre spoke to FRANCE 24 about the war in Ukraine ahead of the second anniversary this week of Russia's full-scale invasion. The conflict has prompted senior Scandinavian defence officials to warn about the heightened threat of war with Russia; while Norway is a founding member of NATO, Finland joined the alliance just last year while Sweden is in the process of doing so.