Debt-ridden Ghana plans to buy oil with gold instead of dollars, as foreign currency reserves dwindle to an alarming low
Ghana's Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia announced a "new policy regime" in which the African country will use gold, instead of the US dollar, to pay for its oil imports. Luc Gnago/Reuters Ghana's government is planning to use gold to pay for oil instead of shelling out US dollars. The move is…#ghana #mahamudubawumia #oil #ghanavicepresident #vicepresidentmahamudu #cedi #african #gold #bawumia #imports (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tanzania: PST Nods Suspension of Pharmacists' Short Causes
[Daily News] Dodoma -- THE Pharmaceutical Society of Tanzania (PST) has welcomed a move by the government to suspend short term causes for pharmacists, advising that if possible the courses should be scrapped completely. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Over 1.6 Million Nigerians Now On HIV Treatment - Govt
[This Day] The federal government has said it has been able to put 1,619,133 persons living with HIV on regular treatment. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

‘We still need to be careful’: What are the 'top' Covid symptoms after a single jab?
Despite there being no official government advice, experts recommend taking precautions if you're showing the symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korea's President Yoon warns of crackdown on striking truckers By Reuters
By Joyce Lee SEOUL (Reuters) -South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol warned that the government might step in to break up a nationwide strike by truckers, calling it illegal and unacceptable to take the national supply chain "hostage" during an economic crisis. Thousands of unionised truckers kicked…#southkorean #yoonsukyeol #south #strike #transport #truckers #joyce #yoon #korea #korean (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Ghana Will Now Buy Oil Using Gold Instead Of Dollars
Ghana's government is negotiating a new policy regime where it will use its gold rather than its U.S. dollar reserves to buy oil products, Vice-President Mahamudu Bawumia said in a Facebook post on Thursday. Reuters first reported this story. What Happened: In a post titled "The Use of Gold To Buy…#mahamudubawumia #vicepresidentmahamudu #oil #bawumia #gold #ghana #mahamudu #facebook #importedoil #policyregime (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Korea President Yoon warns of crackdown on striking truckers By Reuters
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol warned that the government might step in to break up a nationwide strike by truckers, calling it illegal and unacceptable to take the national supply chain "hostage" during an economic crisis. Thousands of unionised truckers kicked off their…#southkorean #yoonsukyeol #supplychain #truckers #sukyeolwarned #south #yoon #seoul #transport #nationwidestrike (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK minister rejects measure designed to tackle Slapp legal cases
The government has refused to accept a proposed change in the law to stop super-rich oligarchs from using their fortunes to exploit British courts to intimidate and silence investigative journalists. Tom Tugendhat, the minister of state for security, on Thursday refused to accept an amendment to…#silenceinvestigative #silence #slapps #proposedchange #investigative #superricholigarchs #byrne #crime #legalcosts #law (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Japan Runs Short of Farmworkers, Bureaucrats Get Sent Into the Fields
HIROSAKI, Japan—Many areas of Japan are running so short of working-age people that local-government administrators are helping out on farms. On a recent weekend, Yoshiaki Kato joined a few elderly women in harvesting apples at an orchard in Hirosaki, a city in the country’s north. Mr. Kato also…#yoshiakikato #hirosaki #farms #katojoined #kato #running #short #workingage #localgovernment #helping (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkey Investigates Former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried for Fraud, Seizes Assets
The Turkish government has launched an investigation on the former chief executive of failed cryptocurrency exchange FTX, Sam Bankman-Fried. According to local media, the authorities in Ankara have also seized assets belonging to the founder of the troubled coin trading platform. Turkey’s…#sambankmanfried #ftx #failedcryptocurrency #turkey #sam #intelligenceunit #unitinitiates #turkish #sbf #bankmanfried (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeremy Hunt ’s plans likely to degrade public services, says report
Jeremy Hunt’s autumn statement is expected to bring further degradation of public services, with even those given extra funds, such as schools and the NHS, unlikely to catch up from the damage caused by Covid, a leading thinktank has said. The Institute for Government (IfG) said the statement,…#spendingdecisions #leadingthinktank #spending #jeremyhunt #difficultspending #damagecaused #hunt #ifg #nhs #decisions (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saudi government would back private bids for Manchester United or Liverpool
Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Saudi Arabia’s sports minister, has said his government would definitely support any private sector bids from the country for Manchester United or Liverpool. While the Saudi Public Investment Fund backed the purchase of Newcastle United last winter, Prince…#saudiarabia #binturki #princeabdulaziz #saudi #privatesector #prince #abdulazizbin #abdulaziz #faisal #liverpool (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a scoop by a little-known crypto site led to the fall of Sam Bankman-Fried and implosion of FTX
The staggering level of apparent deception staged by former crypto king Sam Bankman-Fried wasn’t uncovered by government investigators or a major powerhouse financial news organization, such as The Wall Street Journal. Instead, the public’s first glimpse of the alleged wrongdoing by Bankman-Fried…#baker #sbf #staggeringlevel #apparentdeception #deceptionstaged #ftx #allison #nickbaker #bakerrecalled #journal (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistan Chooses New Army Chief Amid Confrontation With Imran Khan
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan—A general who was removed from leadership of Pakistan’s spy agency by former Prime Minister Imran Khan will take over as the country’s next army chief. Lt. Gen. Asim Munir will succeed Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, who will retire next week, the government of Prime Minister Shehbaz…#imrankhan #ministerimran #primeminister #pakistan #islamabad #ministershehbaz #imran #khan #javedbajwa #coupon (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news