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4 days ago
The US has announced it will release 50 million barrels of oil from its strategic reserves, in coordination with several major consumer nations including China and India.
13 Oct
Two weeks after the reopening of restaurants and bars in Havana and seven other provinces across the country, Cubans are surprised by the considerable increase in the prices of food and beverages.
7 Sep
In one of Nigeria's most important agricultural regions, farmers are avoiding tending their fields. They fear clashes with nomads. This is driving up food prices across Nigeria.
22 Aug
Hundreds of union members in Quito, Ecuador, hit the streets to protest against an increase in fuel prices.
3 Aug
Vaccines from both drugmakers have been approved in the EU for children from 12 to 17 years of age. Elsewhere, Australia continues its battle against the delta variant. Follow DW for the latest.
26 Jul
Food prices in Nigeria are rising at the fastest pace in 15 years as the COVID-19 pandemic wreaks havoc in Africa's biggest economy.
7 Jul
The price of oil has hit its highest level in three years after the oil cartel OPEC and its allies called off planned talks on Monday over changes to global supplies. Russia and Saudi Arabia had been pushing to increase production after last year's supply cuts, but the United Arab Emirates disagreed. News that the virtual meeting had been abandoned sent oil prices higher in early trading on Tuesday. Also today, we look at how a shortage of rental cars is impacting holidaymakers in France.
14 Nov 2020
The new owner of "The Spirit of the Rose" could profit from soaring prices, as the mine responsible for the world's largest supply of pink diamonds stopped production due to depletion.
22 Sep 2020
The food index rose to 15.18% compared to 15.04% recorded in May 2020 while core inflation, which excludes the prices of volatile agricultural produce that stood at 10.13% in June 2020 compared to 10.12% recorded in May 2020. If prices continue to sow, it will continue to have a devastating effect on the poor households by making it difficult to afford food.
2 Apr 2020
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19 Mar 2020
Prices for basic food staples are rising in Africa, as shoppers stock on essentials and sellers seek profits amid the coronavirus scare. Across the continent, people are calling for governments to intervene.
13 Aug 2019
Yemenis struggle to survive as food prices soar - Sharp differences between US and Africa over trade - New pan-African trade bloc faces hurdles

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