The Verdi union has ordered the walkout at the Amazon distribution center in the central town of Bad Hersfeld in a row over wage increases. The US retail giant has refused a collective labor agreement for its workers.
31 Jul 2022
The African National Congress gathers this weekend to decide on its policies for the next five years, and top of the list: how to deal with corruption. Meanwhile ANC workers were out protesting as some have not been paid in two months. Also in this edition: we take a closer look at the conflict between M23 militants and DR Congo. And finally: kick off the weekend with South Africa's trendy export, Amapiano music.
3 May 2022
One of Germany's biggest trade unions has called strikes at seven branches of online retailer Amazon. Germany is Amazon's second-biggest market behind the United States, where the company is headquartered.
7 Dec 2021
Oil giant Shell will pay a Nigerian community $111m (£80m) over an oil spill more than 50 years ago. A spokesman said the payment would mark the "full and final settlement" to the Ejama-Ebubu community over a spill during the 1967-70 Biafran War. The company has maintained that the damage was caused by third parties.
13 Sep 2021
The UK has announced its second round of tax hikes in a year. With the Biden US administration expected to follow suit, are other countries putting off the inevitable?
26 Mar 2021
Despite a severe shortage of foreign exchange (forex), overseas education continues to drain the country’s resources, as Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, admitted $80 million weekly disbursements for personal travel allowances or payment of overseas school fees. The amount, which translates to $960 million yearly, is disbursed to banks to enable Nigerians to meet their forex responsibilities. This is after a recent report indicated that Nigerians spend £30 million (about N20 billion) yearly paying tuition in the United Kingdom alone while the country’s education system grapples with challenges of underfunding, poor remuneration, and obsolete teaching facilities.
25 Jan 2021
Germany's top labor court has ruled for a woman who was paid less than her male colleagues, ruling that the burden falls on her employer to prove that the disparity is not based on gender.
COVID-19 Vaccination: Scientists caution FG, Deeper Life School: Victim's parents demand N100 million
2 Jan 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Sunday.
5 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Sunday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Sunday.
NBA President clarifies withdrawal of El-Rufai as calls grow to withdraw Gov Wike from conference, Adekunle Gold, DJ Cuppy drop albums and more
21 Aug 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
Presidency bars journalists who covered Kyari’s burial from State House, Global coronavirus death rises to 162,000 globally
19 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
25 Sep 2019
Nigerian soldiers paid N500 per day Rep member alleges