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30 Sep
As the country marks 63 years of self-governance after colonial rule, President Bola Tinubu has called for a low-key celebration instead of the usual festivities. But as DW's Flourish Ubanyi reports, many Nigerians think there's not much to celebrate anyway.
24 Aug 2023
As Zimbabweans head to the polls this Wednesday, we take a look at the dire economic straits the country finds itself in. Inflation has gone from the single digits in 2017 to 77 percent this month, the currency has crashed against the US dollar, and high unemployment has led many to emigrate. While incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa has played up improved infrastructure on the campaign trail, his opponent Nelson Chamisa detailed a plan that he says will build Zimbabwe into a $100 billion economy.
1 Jun 2023
The Turkish lira has plumbed new depths after the reelection of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and inflation remains stubbornly high. Will the Turkish ruler change his unorthodox economic policies now?

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