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Nigeria’s road fatality during end of 2018 down by 18 percent

Fatality on Nigerian highways reduced by 18.6 percent during the period spanning Christmas of 2018 to early days of 2019, an official with the...
Mobile Money Interoperability

Mobile Money Interoperability Closed in December with 2.2 Million Transactions

Cross network mobile money transfers were done about 2.2 million times between May and December last year, according to figures released by the Ghana...
rent control ghana

WR Rent Control Office Recorded Few Cases in 2018

The Western Region Rent Control recorded a total of 615 rent control cases in 2017 as against 607 cases in 2018. The cases which include...
electricity

Mozambique Cahora Bassa dam produces more electricity than planned in 2018

Hydroelectric of Cahora Bassa (HCB), the company that operates the major dam on the Zambezi River in Mozambique, announced on Monday that it has...
Accident

Brong-Ahafo in 2018 Saw An Increase in Road Accidents

The Brong-Ahafo Region recorded higher cases of road crashes in 2018 than 2017, as a total of 475 cases were recorded last year against...
fire

Effutu Municipal in 2018 recorded 63 Fire Outbreaks

A total of 63 fire cases were recorded by the Effutu Municipal Fire Service Command in their operational area in 2018 against 64 in...
Workers conduct a final check on vehicles before they go off the production line at an assembly workshop of a passenger vehicle manufacturing base of Dongfeng Liuzhou Motor Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Dongfeng Motor Group, Jan. 2018. (Photo from CFP)

Ireland Recorded A Small Increment in Car Sales in 2018

A total of 283,739 units of vehicles were sold in Ireland in 2018, up slightly by 1.39 percent over 2017, according to the latest...
U.S. dollar, euro and Swiss franc bank notes are seen in a bank in Budapest August 8, 2011.REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

In 2018, Morocco’s Forex Reserve Almost Diminished by 5 Percent

Morocco's net international reserves amounted to 24.2 billion U.S. dollars by the end of 2018, with a year-on-year decrease of 4.9 percent, official statistics...
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Ford Sold 1.1 million F Series Pickups

Ford Motor Co. sold nearly 1.1 million F-Series vehicles globally in 2018. The Dearborn-based U.S. automaker sold most of it pickups in the United States...

In 2018 Elmina and Cape Coast Castles Raked Big From Domestic Visits

The Cape Coast and Elmina castles received 140,506 tourist last year as against 108, 954 and 111,297 recorded in 2017 and 2016 respectively, indicating...
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Ghana: 2018 Inflation ended at 9.4 percent

The year-on-year inflation rate ended December 2018 at 9.4 per cent, up 0.1 percentage point from the 9.3 per cent recorded in November 2018,...
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What the World Saw in the Irritating Xiplomacy in 2018

The year 2018 was destined to be extraordinary, as it marked a decade after the bitter global financial crisis swept the world and a...
tourist

Israel in 2018 Recorded 4.1 Million Foreign Tourist

The number of tourists visiting Israel in 2018 rose by 14 percent from 2017 to reach a record of 4.1 million, said an annual...
birth

Taiwan Birth rates dropped in 2018

The number of babies born in 2018 in Taiwan is estimated to have dropped to 185,000, the lowest in five years, according to the...
Children

Nigeria ranked among worst places to be a child in 2018

The futures of millions of children living in countries affected by armed conflict are at risk, as warring parties continue to commit grave violations...

About 295,000 Syrians return home from Turkey in 2018

Nearly 295,000 Syrians returned home from Turkey in 2018, Turkish Interior Ministry said Saturday. Meanwhile, nearly 270,000 irregular migrants were held...
Accident

In 2018 Effutu MTTD Attended to 92 Motor Accidents

A total of 92 Motor accident cases were recorded by the Winneba District MTTD of the Ghana Police Service in 2018 as against 88...

Libya recorded 168 deaths from traffic accidents in 2018

The Libyan Interior Ministry revealed on Saturday that 168 people were killed in traffic accidents in the capital Tripoli in 2018. In addition, 331 were...
HIV-and-AIDS

Ireland in 2018 Recorded High Cases of HIV

A total of 531 people were diagnosed with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) in Ireland in 2018, hitting a record high since such records were...

German unemployment rate in 2018 dropped drastically

German unemployment rate in 2018 has fallen to a record low and the number of jobless people in December 2018 fell more than expected,...
Hollywood

Black Directors Made Historic Strides in Hollywood

Black directors see historic gains in 2018 as more Hollywood top-grossing films were directed by black filmmakers than at any time before, said a...
new cars

Germany Recorded Low Patronage of Cars in 2018

The number of newly registered cars in Germany decreased by 0.2 percent to 3.44 million in 2018, the German Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA)...
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Volvo Cars Made Global Sales Statement in 2018

Volvo Cars set a new global sales record in 2018, breaking the 600,000 sales milestone for the first time since the company was founded...
tourist

Tourists Arrival to Kenya Went Up in 2018

The number of tourists who visited Kenya through its two main airports rose 7.5 percent in the first nine months of 2018, compared to...
box office

U.S., China Box Office Made New Discoveries for 2018

China and the United States, the two largest box offices in the world, displayed divergent viewing patterns illustrating interesting cross-cultural similarities and differences in...
fire

2018: GNFS Recorded More Than 5,000 Fire Outbreaks Across Ghana

The Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS) says 5,531 fire outbreaks were recorded across the country, in 2018, compared with the 2017 total of 4,544...
cars

GM, Ford 2018 car deals down, FCA up

The big three American automakers, General Motors (GM), Ford, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), reported mixed sales performance in 2018, data released on Thursday...
drowning

270 people drowned in 2018 in Mozambique

Police of the Republic of Mozambique said on Wednesday that 270 people have died of drowning in the southeast African country in 2018. ...
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Continental unity obstructed by continuing outside interference and destabilization

Africa in Review 2018 Part III—Imperialist Militarism and the Quest for Reconstruction Political Analysis Bombing operations by the United States military against the Horn of Africa...
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More than 4,000 girls impregnated in eastern Zambia in 2018

More than 4,000 girls were impregnated in eastern Zambia's Lundazi district last year, raising questions about the country's efforts to fight teenage pregnancies, health...

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