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· September, 2019

Stories about Economics & Business from September, 2019

Zanzibar's one and only music academy on the brink of closure

For the 1,800 talented students who have trained at the DCMA, this is the only musical home they know, where they can learn and grow as professional musicians and artists.

New finance minister of North Macedonia faces sexist attacks online

The spokesperson of the main opposition party wrote a Facebook post about the new minster's appointment that was filled with misogynistic language.

A beloved Trinidadian vendor regains his rightful place selling nuts at cricket matches

A sponsorship deal that granted a snacks company exclusive product rights at a regional cricket tournament results in cricket fans getting passionate — about their nuts vendors.

Millions in India's north-eastern Assam state at risk of losing citizenship

Approximately 1.9 million people are in the risk of becoming stateless in the northeastern Indian state of Assam after they were excluded from the updated National Register of Citizens (NRC).

At a floating village in Cambodia, children drift away from schooling

“Some children can’t catch up with other students and decide to stop and go to work.”

Once celebrated by Homer, Turkey's Mount Ida is losing trees and going bald

Activists and artists join forces in Turkey to fight deforestation caused by mining companies.

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