Each week, Ghana receives 15 million items of used clothing sent from the West. But 40% of the products get discarded due to poor quality. They end up at landfills and in bodies of water, polluting entire ecosystems.
‘Tis the season… for emotional manipulation. These images show children seemingly barred from a Christmas market and Father Christmas being dragged away by police. But they are being wielded to pull on people’s heartstrings as the holidays approach, with the fake news mill continuing to twist the facts.
Mumbai residents rush to markets ahead of the start of a major 11-day Hindu festival despite warnings of a new Covid-19 wave in India's financial capital. Authorities will limit the height of effigies of the elephant-headed god Ganesha to reduce the number of devotees carrying them during the festival.
12 Apr 2021
The International Monetary Fund has given a stark warning after "excessive risk-taking" in the markets by investors. Stocks around the world, especially those of tech firms, have surged during the coronavirus pandemic.
6 Mar 2021
States in Nigeria, especially those in the country’s south, may still be feeling the effects of the weeklong strike by the AUFCDN as the price of food stuff is yet to go back to normal. The most important question is how does this affect Nigerians and what lessons did the country as whole learnt from this strike? However, prices of food in the market have continued to remain high even after lifting the blockade. GuardianTV went to some markets in Lagos and spoke with buyers and sellers on how to avoid future blockade.
18 Feb 2021
The Rice Processors Association of Nigeria (RPAN) wants the government to empower law enforcement agencies to go to markets and shops to arrest anyone found with foreign rice. This is in a bid to discourage the smuggling of foreign rice into the country.
14 Jan 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.
26 Mar 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Friday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Friday.
27 Feb 2020
Around $3 trillion has been wiped off the value of global shares this week, as investors fear the consequences of the spread of the coronavirus. European markets plunged at the open of trading this Thursday. Also today, workers at carmaker PSA get a bonus after the company reported record profits for 2019.
8 Sep 2019
Tarek Fadlallah, chief executive officer of the Middle East unit of Nomura Asset Management, talks about international investors' participation in U.A.E. and Saudi Arabian markets, and the outlook for Saudi stocks. He speaks with Manus Cranny and Tracy Alloway on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Middle East."
9 Aug 2019
Three civilians are dead and eight wounded after two female suicide bombers suspected to have been operating for Boko Haram launched an attack on the town of Mafa in northeast Nigeria. Boko Haram has been waging a 10-year insurgency in northeast Nigeria that has seen it repeatedly use female suicide bombers to attack soft targets such as mosques, markets and bus stations.
8 Aug 2019
The rand is scrambling but keeps slipping as it gets caught up in major global conflicts. China has retaliated with a currency move in the trade wars, Boris Johnson is set to go ahead with no-deal Brexit and U.S markets are still left reeling from the Fed rate cut. What does all this mean for the currency market? Joining me in studio for more is Andre Cilliers, Director & Currency/Markets Expert, TreasuryONE.