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Published 26.06.2020 15:45
China has canceled interest free loans to African States.
Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that the country will cancel its interest-free loans to African countries that are due to mature by the end of 2020 in a bid to support the continent during the Covid-19 pandemic. He further added that countries that were hardest hit by the pandemic…
Unemployment, , ,
Published 24.06.2020 15:05
In Morocco agricultural workers have been flown back to Italy for work.
Seasonal agricultural workers from Morocco have been flown back to Italy using chartered planes paid for by farmer groups in order to harvest. Italy relies on 350,000 foreign agriculture workers who reside and work in the country from March to November every year. The workers were tested for Covid-19 prior…
Unemployment,
Published 23.06.2020 17:49
In New Zealand, a law firm owner $1000 gave each of her 14 employees $1000 to spend.
Dunedin lawyer Jenny Beck has surprised her staff with the handout. There was one caveat coming with the handout. The money had to be spent on accommodation, food at local restaurants and cafes, and at tourist attractions during a holiday over a long weekend. The lawyer was inspired by the…
Unemployment,
Published 23.06.2020 13:40
In Mexico, filmmakers create an aid fund for workers in the film industry who were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Audiovisual Emergency Fund “Sifonóforo” has the support of relevant people in Mexican cinema, for example, directors Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu and Alfonso Cuarón, actress Salma Hayek and actor Gael García. Technical workers who need financial assistance must register on the website of the Mexican Academy of Cinema.
Unemployment,
Published 22.06.2020 14:22
In Ukraine, a project I can will support business ideas created by women during the quarantine period.
It allocates UAH 500,000 (an equivalent of $18,600) to support five projects with innovative solutions “to reform an existing business given the new realities of the coronavirus,” the project’s website says. All ideas and businesses need to be created and implemented by women.
Inclusion, Unemployment,
Published 20.06.2020 17:51
In Bangalore, India, a restaurant called Desi Masala is feeding more than 10,000 vulnerable people every day.
Friends and families of the team are also volunteering for this cause. Local police officials and NGOs have joined hands with them. Meals are given to slum dwellers, daily wage and migrant workers, orphanages, old age homes and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagar Palike workers.
Unemployment, ,
Published 20.06.2020 10:47
In Kenya unemployed professionals have set up a road side market during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Various unemployed professionals who lost their jobs during the Covid-19 pandemic have set up a roadside market in a residential area in Kenya’s Kiambu County. Sellers at the market are selling various items such as herbal supplements and imported used goods from the trunks of their cars. They came up…
Unemployment,
Published 19.06.2020 06:54
In Spain, the government announced a €4,2 billion aid plan for spurring the tourism sector.
The plan consists of 28 measures in five areas: restoring confidence in the destination, the revival of the sector, competitiveness, strategie and marketing. The tourism sector accounts for 12 per cent of the Spain’s Gross Domestic Product.
Unemployment,
Published 19.06.2020 05:19
Malaysia has launched a fourth economic stimulus package valued at $8.2 billion (RM35 billion), aiming at checking unemployment.
The plan includes wage subsidies extension from three months to six months. Up to 200,000 jobless and younger Malaysians will also be benefited.
Unemployment,
Published 18.06.2020 13:14
Anonymous donor gave $40,000 to Florida cafe to help it stay open during the pandemic and feed doctors.
Bill’s Cafe, a restaurant in Naples, Florida, was forced to close due to the governor’s stay-at-home order. An anonymous donor has donated the restaurant money so that it could survive despite the order. However, the donor asked if the restaurant’s owner would be willing to send 100 sandwiches per day…

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