Tuesday, April 16

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World food prices increased in April, for the first time in a year.
  • The FAO Food Price Index averaged at 127.2 points in April 2023, up 0.6 percent from March.
  • According to FAO, the April rise reflected higher prices for sugar, meat, and rice.
  • Price declines were, however, recorded for cereals, dairy, and vegetable oil price indices.
  • FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero terms the increase in rice prices “extremely worrisome”.

Global food prices edged up in April for the first time in the past year. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly price changes, averaged 127.2 points in April, up 0.6 percent from March.

The Index was 19.7 percent below its level in April 2022, but still 5.2 percent higher than in April 2021. “As economies recover from significant slowdowns, demand will increase, exerting upward pressure on food prices,” FAO Chief Economist Maximo Torero said. 

April rise reflected higher prices for sugar, meat and rice, which offset declines in cereals, dairy

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  • Competition for workers is rising significantly as populations age in rich and middle-income countries.
  • In Sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, and the Pacific, people with tertiary education are 30 times more likely to emigrate than those who are less educated.
  • This migration can aggravate a shortage of skilled workers to provide essential services such as health care. And since governments cannot prevent people from leaving, they need to expand the training capacity for such skills, experts say.

Populations across the globe are aging at an unprecedented pace, turning many countries increasingly reliant on migration to realize their long-term growth potential, according to a new report from the World Bank.

The World Development Report 2023: Migrants, Refugees, and Societies, identifies this trend as a unique opportunity to make migration work better for economies and people.

Wealthy countries, as well as a growing number of middle-income countries—traditionally among the main sources of …

mpesa
  • The GSMA’s State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money 2023 shows adoption rates are even more significant than expected.
  • Registered accounts, transaction values, and deployments exceeded industry predictions. 
  • In 2022, daily transactions via mobile money reached $3.45 billion, exceeding the $3 billion amount predicted in 2021.
  • Total transaction value for mobile money grew by an incredible 22 percent between 2021 and 2022, from $1 trillion to around $1.26 trillion.  

Mobile money services are growing faster than predicted around the globe, as digital services continue to rise in popularity, according to the GSMA’s annual State of the Industry Report on Mobile Money 2023.

The report, published annually by the GSMA and funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, demonstrates that rates of adoption are even quicker than expected, with the number of registered mobile money accounts growing by 13 percent year on year.

This is from 1.4 billion …

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To understand the new smart watched and other pro devices of recent focus, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement.

Apple’s Watch records exercise, tracks our moves throughout the day, checks the amount of time we are stood up and reminds us to get up and move around if we have been sat for too long – let’s not forget Tim Cooks “sitting is the new coolness” line.


What we like:

  • Angled second screen is quite useful.
  • Durability is top notch.
  • Better dual-screen software.
  • Powerful hardware features.

What we dislike:

  • Less battery life than other options.
  • Keyboard and trackpad are flimsy.
  • No native dual-screen support.
  • Weighs more than average.

It achieves this by means of an accelerometer, a heart rate sensor and GPS. There are already many smartwatches on the market such as the Pebble and Apple.

As you’re tapping, scrolling, and swiping on your …

mike lindell net worth

Mike Lindel Born on 28th June 1961, in Маnkаtо, Міnnеѕоtа, thе UЅ, tо Јаmеѕ Rоbеrt Lіndеll аnd Ваrbаrа Lеvоn Вооth. Міke hаd а dеер іntеrеѕt іn thе buѕіnеѕѕ frоm his childhood.We know him for his business, but he has tried his hands in restaurants, carpet cleaning, and even on lunch wagons before started his own company.

From the 1980s to the 1990s he was highly addicted to drugs like cocaine and alcohol. Due to his drug addiction, his house has been confiscated.

He has a firm belief in God, he has tried hard to go away from drugs and in 2009 he left his addiction towards drugs.

Mike Lindell Net Worth – $330 million

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The estimated net worth of Mike Lindell is around $330 million as of March 2021. A major part of his income has been generated by his business MY Pillow. As a founder of …

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To understand the new politics stance and other pro nationals of recent times, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement of the latest generation.

In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw and 20-year-old British freelance journalist Jeremy Leslie have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken.

“Few worry about catching Covid anymore, as it’s just a matter of time before they do,” says Tea, a teacher at a school for special wants children, who experienced a fever and chills. “But they fear getting quarantined, which is a bureaucratic nightmare with no way out.”

Speaking to The Andrew Jackson Society, he added: “I want to express to the people of Scotland: as you know, we are a country of …

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To understand the new smart watched and other pro devices of recent focus, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement.

Apple’s Watch records exercise, tracks our moves throughout the day, checks the amount of time we are stood up and reminds us to get up and move around if we have been sat for too long – let’s not forget Tim Cooks “sitting is the new coolness” line.


What we like:

  • Angled second screen is quite useful.
  • Durability is top notch.
  • Better dual-screen software.
  • Powerful hardware features.

What we dislike:

  • Less battery life than other options.
  • Keyboard and trackpad are flimsy.
  • No native dual-screen support.
  • Weighs more than average.

It achieves this by means of an accelerometer, a heart rate sensor and GPS. There are already many smartwatches on the market such as the Pebble and Apple.

As you’re tapping, scrolling, and swiping on your …

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To understand the new politics stance and other pro nationals of recent times, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement of the latest generation.

In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw and 20-year-old British freelance journalist Jeremy Leslie have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken.

“Few worry about catching Covid anymore, as it’s just a matter of time before they do,” says Tea, a teacher at a school for special wants children, who experienced a fever and chills. “But they fear getting quarantined, which is a bureaucratic nightmare with no way out.”

Speaking to The Andrew Jackson Society, he added: “I want to express to the people of Scotland: as you know, we are a country of …

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To understand the new politics stance and other pro nationals of recent times, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement of the latest generation.

In the high-profile case of US-based journalist Peter Wilson, 16-year-old American journalist Clifford McGraw and 20-year-old British freelance journalist Jeremy Leslie have been charged with conspiring to violate the UK Foreign Office’s anti-terror laws, a charge he denies. On Monday, UK attorney Andy McDonald revealed that he had spoken.

“Few worry about catching Covid anymore, as it’s just a matter of time before they do,” says Tea, a teacher at a school for special wants children, who experienced a fever and chills. “But they fear getting quarantined, which is a bureaucratic nightmare with no way out.”

Speaking to The Andrew Jackson Society, he added: “I want to express to the people of Scotland: as you know, we are a country of …

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