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By 2020 Africa Would Have Its Working-Age Population At 1 Billion

Africa's working-age population is expected to rise from 705 million in 2018 to nearly 1 billion by 2030, leading to higher unemployment in the...
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Five invasive pests cost African economy US$1 billion every year

New research by CABI reveals that just five invasive alien species are causing US$0.9 - 1.1 billion in economic losses to smallholder farmers across...
Fireworks are seen during the 2015 Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls, Canada, Dec. 25, 2015. As one of the foremost illumination festivals in Canada, the 2015 Winter Festival of Lights, which runs from Nov. 21, 2015 to Jan. 31, 2016, attracts hundreds of thousands of people. (Xinhua/Zou Zheng)

US$1 billion blown on U.S 240th independence fireworks

There are two broad types of fireworks. Consumer fireworks are those that average citizens use, and display fireworks— the kind used by professionals. According to...
AFP/File / - Linkup with Didi Chuxing smartphone app (L) fits with Apple's desire to shore up its China sales, and its rumoured plans to enter the auto business there

Apple to invest US$1 billion in Chinese taxi app Didi Chuxing

The injection was the "single largest investment the company has ever received," said Didi, which dominates the Chinese car-hailing market and says it has...
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Tanzania and Vietnam to chalk US$1 billion from bilateral trade

According to a joint statement, Tanzanian President John Magufuli and Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang, who is on a three-day official visit to...
President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan with President John Mahama

Turkey’s Trade With Ghana to Grow By US$1 billion

Mr. Erdogan announced this when he addressed the Parliament of Ghana on Tuesday as part of his two-day official visit to the country. Mr. Erdogan,...
(From L to R)Uruguay's soccer player Diego Forlan, Italian coach Fabio Cannavaro and former soccer player Ronaldo of Brazil attend the preliminary draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Konstantin Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia July 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Dai Tianfang)

1 billion people watch Germany-Argentina World Cup final

World soccer ruling body FIFA said on Wednesday more than 1 billion people watched the 2014 World Cup final in which Germany beat Argentina...
Transport Minister, Madam Dzifa Attivor

Government Needs To Spend $1billion On Western Railway Lines

Mrs Dzifa Attivor, the Minister of Transport, has disclosed that re-development works on the Western Railway Line, which would stretch from Takoradi to Kumasi,...

Jessica Simpson making headlines with her remarks.

It has been a decade since Jessica Simpson, owner of a fashion line worth an estimated $1 billion, made the now infamous "Chicken of...

Analogix Inc. Shipped Over 1 billion DisplayPort Devices Into Electronics Market

Analogix Semiconductor, Inc., today announced that it has now shipped more than 1 billion DisplayPort? devices into the consumer electronics market. This important milestone...
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Ghana marks World Food Day

Mr Jason Tutu, Communications Lead of Food Sovereignty of Ghana, a food advocacy group, on Wednesday called on parliamentarians to ponder the threat the...

Dangote invest $1 Billion Into integrated rice production

Dangote Industries Limited (DIL) at the weekend signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD) to invest...

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