People queue at a ballot station on Sunday in Basel as Switzerland votes a series of hot topics: anti-terror measures, Covid-19 laws and proposals to protect the environment through banning synthetic pesticides. Swiss voters must decide whether they approve a Covid-19 law that extends the government's powers to fight the pandemic and mitigate its consequences on society and the economy. But the two anti-pesticide proposals have triggered the most noise and fury, in an electoral campaign marked by fiery debates between farmers.
Workers climb on bags of grains in a market in Addis Ababa on Saturday. Teff, whose price increased consistently in recent months, is central to Ethiopian culture as the most preferred cereal: it is used in the production of the injera, a sour fermented flatbread with a slightly spongy texture, who is the staple Ethiopian food.
Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Kaikaus receives a donation cheque from Dhaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DCCI) President Rizwan Rahman recently. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina joined the programme through video conference from Ganabhaban in the capital.
Pubali Bank General Manager Abduhu Ruhul Masih and Shelteck Private Chief Executive Officer Md Sharif Hossain Bhuiyan exchange documents after signing an agreement in the capital on Sunday.