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Let the giggers fight inflation

Politicians and activists who tout the importance of work-life balance shouldn’t impose rigidity on them COMMENT | TODD G. BUCHHOLZ | Gig-economy firms and workers – or “giggers” – are like magicians and alchemists, only their tricks are real. Although physicists assure us that new matter cannot be created, the gig …

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Inflation eases due to food crop prices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The pace at which the prices of annual food crops increased has contributed to the slowdown of inflation for the last 12 months ending April, according to the Uganda Bureau of Statistics-UBOS report. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) report released by UBOS indicates that …

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UBOS: Increased school fees soar annual inflation rate

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS), monthly inflation report, has revealed that the increase in the country’s annual inflation rate for the year ending February 2024, has mainly been caused by the hike in education services, especially school fees. The report indicated that the country’s …

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High inflation persists as Nigeria enters New Year

ABUJA, NIGERIA | Xinhua | Nigeria, Africa’s largest economy, enters the New Year amid internal and external difficulties challenging its “Renewed Hope,” with President Bola Tinubu vowing to tame stubborn inflation. The country is battling its highest inflation rates in nearly two decades. The latest data, from the National Bureau …

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