German companies take coronavirus state aid yet still plan on paying billions in dividends
The economic crisis wrought by COVID-19 has seen several German companies resort to using state aid to keep their employees paid. Yet some of those companies still plan on paying out billions to their shareholders.
Mozambicans in Maputo share their thoughts on election day
Residents of Maputo share their hopes as Mozambique votes in an election that could force the ruling party to cede some of its power in this nation weakened by an economic crisis and armed conflict.
Secondhand bookstore empowers Greece's homeless
Relegated to the ranks of Greeks made homeless during the country's economic crisis, one 70-year-old man reclaimed some of his past glory by taking matters into his own hands. Demetrios Ioannou reports from Athens.
At 93, Zimbabwe's Mugabe pledges to carry on ruling
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, says he has no plans to step down. His country is in the midst of an economic crisis, but that didn't stop tens of thousands of dollars being spent on his 93rd birthday.
Obama touts wage growth
In his weekly address, President Obama touts wage growth during his presidency and urges Congress to do more to strengthen the middle class
Major Zimbabwe hospital suspends surgeries
In the latest crisis to hit the cash-strapped country, medical staff at the Harare Central hospital are only treating life threatening and maternity cases.
IMF speaks on Nigeria's recession
Second quarter GDP figures released by the National Bureau of Statistics confirmed that Nigeria is now in its worst recession in 29 years, as the economy contracted by 2.1 per cent.