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Reddit blackout, how did we get here?


June 12, 2023 /Technology/ —  On June 12, 2023, thousands of subreddits on Reddit went private in protest of the company’s new API pricing policy. The new policy, which was announced in April, charges third-party developers for using Reddit’s API. This has led to concerns that it will make it more difficult and expensive to develop third-party apps for Reddit. Continue reading


ERB approves lower electricity tariffs for low-income households in Zambia

April 21, 2023 /Economy/ –The Energy Regulation Board (ERB) in Zambia has approved lower electricity tariffs for low-income households that consume 100 Units or less per month. The new tariffs will take effect on May 1, 2023.

The ERB said the decision to lower tariffs was made in order to cushion low-income households from the rising cost of living. The new tariffs will see a reduction of 25% in the cost of electricity for low-income households.
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Global economy 2023: why there will still be plenty of pressure on food prices in the year ahead

John Hammond, University of Reading and Yiorgos Gadanakis, University of Reading

Welcome to this special report on the food industry, the fourth instalment in our series on where the global economy is heading in 2023. It follows recent articles on inflation, energy and the cost of living.

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OPINION: Food crisis promises a global wave of unrest

Andrew Firmin is editor-in-chief at CIVICUS, the global civil society alliance, and one of the lead authors of the 2022 State of Civil Society Report.

For the past couple of weeks, mass protests have brought the South American nation of Ecuador to a standstill.
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