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6 Apr
Kenya plans to pay subsidy arrears to fuel sellers this week amid shortages at the pumps. Like many developing economies, Kenya has been reeling with rapidly rising fuel prices, accelerated by the conflict in Ukraine.
30 Dec 2021
Kashmir's subzero temperatures in winter and a dearth of electricity are a painful mixture for locals. With a vast capacity to produce hydropower, why is so little electricity available?
7 Dec 2021
German automakers are being hit hard by a semiconductor chip shortage. Suppliers are affected in particular.
27 Oct 2021
Group sold 599,027 vehicles in 3rd quarter of 2021, a decrease of 22.3% French carmaker Renault said on Friday it expects a production loss of 500,000 vehicles this year due to a global semiconductor shortage and production shutdowns.
17 Apr 2021
India is grappling with a shortage of vaccines as a new wave of infections grips the country. Several states and vaccination centers have reported an unfulfillable demand.
14 Apr 2021
US domestic industries are struggling to keep up with demand for computer chips and semiconductors. The White House is offering billions in domestic aid to help boost production.
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.
16 Mar 2021
Water shortage in Lagos: Water vendors smile to the bank
3 Mar 2021
Meat markets, traders in Lagos lament shortage of beef
3 Mar 2021
Farmers in Nigeria are currently shutting down poultries and other livestock hubs due to the scarcity and high cost of available commercial feed caused by a shortage of maize and soymeal.
12 Jan 2021
Plights of IDPs: Shortage of food hits displaced persons in Edo
2 Jan 2021

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