Berlin to open secondhand department stores
The Berlin Senate wants to make secondhand clothing and products the norm, rather than seen as items only for people in need. To do this, it plans on opening several secondhand department stores.
Eco-soap is a hit in Nigeria and beyond
Abiola Ogunrinde produces soap from natural local products such as shea butter and aloe vera. The soap is not just popular in Nigeria, but internationally, and has given work to over 300 people.
US delays tariffs on key Chinese goods, prompting market surge
The US has announced a delay imposing tariffs on certain Chinese products that had been earmarked for the measure from next month. China has said the tariffs were "not a constructive way" to resolve the trade conflict.
Nigerian government moves to further impede food imports
Nigeria already has import bans in place for some everyday products and 70% tariffs on others. Now President Buhari has directed the central bank to stop providing funding to food importers.
Helping small-scale farmers in Ghana market their products
Farmers in Ghana now have a new app to help them market their products and get paid quickly for whatever they sell. It puts them in touch with the right people and can keep food from spoiling.
India slaps retaliatory tariffs on US goods
India has imposed higher levies on a range of US products after Washington ended key trade privileges for New Delhi. The US accuses India of being a "high-tariff country" that limits access to its gigantic market.