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  • Kenya looks to boost employment for the disabled

    Kenya's parliament is expected to pass a new law to make sure employers hire more disabled people. A similar law passed 14 years ago has done little to ensure millions of disabled job seekers find work. Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports.

    Kenya looks to boost employment for the disabled
    Kenya looks to boost employment for the disabled

    Kenya's parliament is expected to pass a new law to make sure employers hire more disabled people. A similar law passed 14 years ago has done little to ensure millions of disabled job seekers find work. Al Jazeera's Fahmida Miller reports.

    02:30Feb 23, 2017

  • South Africa's finance minister faces dismissal

    Pravin Gordhan, South Africa's finance minister, could lose his job in an expected cabinet reshuffle under the new budget. Trade unions are also threatening a nationwide strike after the government cut the public sector wage bill.

    South Africa's finance minister faces dismissal
  • Greek police protest austerity measures

    Security and emergency service personnel in Greece have held protests against cutbacks and poor working conditions. The Greek government is implementing large-scale austerity measures to appease international lenders.

    Greek police protest austerity measures
  • Greece, EU reach compromise on economic bailout

    Greece and the European Union have reached a compromise on austerity measures in the latest bid to free u new funds to bail out the Greek economy. Greek officials and their EU and International Monetary Fund creditors met in Brussels on Monday.

    Greece, EU reach compromise on economic bailout
  • Rio near bankruptcy six months after the Olympics

    Rio's state government is broke, just six months after the Olympic Games. As it struggles to contain one of the worst recessions on record, civil servants are protesting new austerity measures. Al Jazeera's Alessandro Rampietti reports.

    Rio near bankruptcy six months after the Olympics
  • Are sanctions against North Korea working? – Inside Story

    The Chinese government has banned all imports of coal from North Korea.

    Are sanctions against North Korea working? – Inside Story