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Digital Agriculture Benefits Zimbabwe’s Farmers but Mobile Money is Costly — Global Issues

A communal farmer harvesting her maize crop in Seke communal lands, Zimbabwe. In recent years, Zimbabwe has witnessed a rapid growth in digital agriculture. Credit: Tonderayi Mukeredzi/IPS by Tonderayi Mukeredzi (harare) Wednesday, May 27, 2020 Inter Press Service HARARE, May 27 (IPS) – In recent years, Zimbabwe has witnessed a rapid growth in the use […]

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Rescue Bill Would Extend Unemployment Benefits To Gig Workers : NPR

The economic rescue package passed by the Senate this week would let gig workers and other self-employed people seek unemployment benefits they wouldn’t normally qualify for. John Minchillo/AP hide caption toggle caption John Minchillo/AP The economic rescue package passed by the Senate this week would let gig workers and other self-employed people seek unemployment benefits […]

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Family of nine ‘surviving on just £480 a month’ after benefits cut

The family says it is ‘just trying to get back on its feet after being made homeless’ (Picture: Liverpool Echo) A couple and their seven young children say they are struggling to survive on £480 a month after their benefits were ‘capped to the bare minimum’. Ryan Rodgers, 26, and his partner Jenny Grimes, 25, […]

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