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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

Dependency amid natural wealth absent of strategic influence

Africa in Review 2018, Part II: Regional Instability and the Politics of Underdevelopment Commentary Introduction Over the last twelve months events on the African continent have reinforced...
Democratic Republic of Congo election machines for December 30, 2018 poll

From the Democratic Republic of Congo to Sudan the need for continental solutions is...

Africa in Review 2018: Electoral Politics, Social Stability and the Need for Genuine Economic Development Political Analysis Introduction As 2018 concludes there is much to be learned...
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Honoured Ghanaian Women of 2018

In 2018, Ghanaian women achieved great success in many fields of endeavour such as politics, academia, justice delivery, research and journalism. In the course of...
Ali Nawaz Leghari, 40, killed the two girls and three boys ? aged between three and 13 ? in a village in the southern Sindh province, some 140 miles north of Karachi.

Crime Rates in Winneba Down Considerably

The Winneba District Police Command recorded a total of 293 criminal cases between January to December 2018 as against 502 cases in 2017, a...
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Renewal of Revolutionary Pan-Africanism needed on the continent and globally

Reflections on the 60th Anniversary of the Convening of the First All-African People’s Conference in Accra Commentary Six decades have passed since the gathering of the...

U.S. School Shootings gives rise to 20-year records in 2018

Gun violence on campuses across the Unites States in 2018 reached records unseen in the past 20 years in terms of both the number...
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Syria: 4 million internally displaced people made it back home

The Syrian Higher Committee for Relief (HCR) said Monday that over 4 million out of 6.9 million internally displaced people (IDP) have returned to...
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FAW-Volkswagen Car Output Surpasses 2 Million Units

FAW-Volkswagen Automotive Co. Ltd. Monday saw its passenger car production for 2018 exceed 2 million units. FAW-Volkswagen, a joint venture between...
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Dow Presents New Plans Aimed At Supporting Global Efforts on Plastic Waste

Dow joins Circulate Capital and the Ocean Conservancy with investments to keep plastic waste out of the environment Dow announced its intention to further invest...
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RBM Partnership Unveils New Media Fellowship

Today marks two decades of global action against malaria as the RBM Partnership to End Malaria celebrates its 20th Anniversary and announces the launch...
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Viewpoint: French Government Responds to Mass Protests

Weekends of demonstrations over economic issues proves disastrous for Macron regime Saturday December 15 marked the fifth consecutive week where thousands of people have held...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu at AfCFTA in Kigali, Rwanda, March 20-21, 2018

Viewpoint: ANC Prepares for Upcoming Elections in South Africa

Minimum wage law, the land question and the economics of imperialism to shape the character of the coming period In a matter of a few...
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Viewpoint: Somalian War: A Continuing Result of United States Foreign Policy

Airstrikes, military occupations and the failure to realize the economic potential of the Horn of Africa Pentagon bombing operations against the Horn of Africa state...

2018 CAF Awards: Mukuarama and Partey Shortlisted

Thomas Teye Partey, Black Stars midfielder, has made the initial 34-man shortlisted for the 2018 African Player of the Year award. The Atletico Madrid midfielder,...
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Ghana’s Financial and Insurance Sector is in Crisis

Ghana’s financial system underwent rapid growth and major transformation over the last two decades, which brought new opportunities and risks. Government implemented reforms to...
Getty/AFP/File / Ethan Miller After years of speculation on the identity of the crypto-currency Bitcoin's founder, Craig Wright, an Australian entrepreneur, has revealed himself as its creator

Observations and analyses of the current plummeting of cryptocurrencies

The Extraordinary Popular Delusion and madness of a crowd re-birth 1637, 1929, 1987, and 2001 (2018 or 2019?) Tulip mania (1637), Stock market crush (1929),...
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5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 Winners List

The 5th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA held in Accra, Ghana on November, 24, 2018 had in attendance music stars, dignitaries, and music lovers...
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Streaming Live on YouTube is Africa’s Best Animation of 2018

• ‘Belly Flop’ is now streaming on YouTube • Produced by Triggerfish, who helped animate the 2018 Oscar nominee Revolting Rhymes • Winner of seven international...
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Kenya’s fish production to remain steady at 160,000 metric tons in 2018

Kenya's fish production in 2018 is projected to hit 160,000 metric tons, the same as last year, the industry said on Monday. Beth Wagude, CEO...

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