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2 Dec
Every morning in the Rwandan capital Kigali, long queues appear outside milk bars, where people come to socialise and unwind over large pints of ikivuguto, a fermented milk mixed with honey. Milk drinking became engrained in the country's culture as the result of a government policy initiated after the 1994 genocide to revive the economy and fight malnutrition. In 2006, the government set up the Girinka programme, in a bid to ensure that even the poorest families were able to afford a cow.
3 Nov 2021
After a summer of devastating forest fires and flooding, Turkey has become the last G20 country to ratify the Paris Agreement. Although it's among the world's biggest economies, Turkey wants UN climate officials to reclassify it as a developing country. That way, it would gain access to funding that could help Ankara adapt its inefficient farming methods. Our correspondents Shona Bhattacharyya, Ludovic de Foucaud and Hussein Asad report from Central Anatolia, where the country's second-biggest lake – Tuz Gölü or Salt Lake – is drying up.
30 Oct 2021
A Brazilian Senate committee has backed criminal charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the Covid-19 pandemic. A 1,200-page report accuses the president of downplaying the disease and questioning the safety of vaccines, exposing the public to mass infections. However, the Senate committee doesn't have the power to bring charges, and it's unlikely that the attorney general or lower house speaker will open criminal proceedings, since they are both Bolsonaro allies. We tell you more.
18 Apr 2021
As one of the most popular places in Europe for holidaymakers, Spain is doing everything it can to save its tourism sector. Flights are back up and running, and foreign tourists are allowed in with negative PCR tests. Germans and French are topping the visitor lists to the Balearic Islands to enjoy the beaches, bars and restaurants. Paradoxically, Spaniards are banned from travelling between regions. The Spanish tourist sector is complaining about such contradictions, and many Spaniards are fed up with what they feel are inconsistent Covid-19 restrictions. Our correspondents report.
14 Apr 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 signed into law a bill to increase the monthly minimum wage from ₦18,000 to ₦30,000, following the strike by the Nigerian Labour Union in late 2018. A couple of years down the road, some states, ever dependent on Abuja for capital, are yet to effect this change while others that affected the increment have stopped due to a lack of funds. ⁣⁣
25 Mar 2021
“The economy will recover and as it recovers from the effect of the pandemic, I do see a period of some growth,” Toyin Adeniji, Executive Director of the BOI said in a chat with GuardianTV. She said the country has had time to “build some business-friendly policies” that will make Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) cluster.
23 Jan 2021
If you have been getting a pop-up message from WhatsApp, asking you to agree to its new update policies, then be ready to give up some of your own privacy. On 'Have Your Say' today, we ask if WhatsApp is trying to take our privacy.
2 Sep 2020
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16 Feb 2020
In an apparent landslide victory, a regional anti-corruption party has come out on top. The vote was seen as a referendum on PM Modi's controversial policies, including a new citizenship law that excludes Muslims.
30 Nov 2019
Nigerian Entrepreneur, Pascal Dozie says Nigeria needs to create policies that are inviting enough to attract its diaspora population. He discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the 2019 Nigeria Diaspora Investment Summit in Abuja.
15 Aug 2019
Ji Mo, chief economist for Greater China at AllianceBernstein, talks about the Chinese economy and policies. Latest figures show China’s economy slowed more than expected in July, worsening growth prospects as trade tensions escalate and additional U.S. tariffs loom.
16 Jul 2019
Joe Abah may not be your favourite person on Twitter, but his over 200,000 followers on Twitter know that Ezemmuo is not one to run away from the gbas gbos of social media. Being a former employee of the Nigerian government, Abah was, and is still, an easy target of anti-government critics, especially when he speaks well of certain government policies.

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Poland has long been the poster boy among EU economies, but behind its remarkable growth story is a widening inequality gap. This may help explain why Poles vote for parties that promise redistribution.
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An Italian factory that works in conjunction with the Ukrainian steelworks Azovstal is currently at a standstill, as steel from Ukraine is no longer arriving. But just down the road, a factory partially owned by a Russian oligarch is operating at full capacity, using Russian steel. Our correspondents report from northern Italy. But first, the United States has cut off the last remaining financial route for Russia to pay off its debts to US bondholders by allowing a waiver to expire.
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