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debt

Kenya to lower fiscal deficit to ensure public debt sustainability

Kenya plans to lower its fiscal deficit progressively to 3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) in the financial year 2021/22, down from 7.2...
Gender violence

African women judicial actors vow to curb gender-based violence

African women justice actors have inked a commitment to stepping up efforts to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in the continent. Representatives...
Sport Football Kuffour

Kotoko to Face Ashanti Gold for J.A Kuffour Cup

Ghanaian heavyweights, Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold will lock horns on December 20, 2018, at the at the Baba Yara Stadium, in maiden edition of...
Sport Golf MTN

MTN CEO Invitational Golf Tourney: Agbo, Ayivor and Others Shine

Albert Agbo, Floria Hurtubise, Bliss B. Ayivor, finished first and second in their respective groups at the just ended MTN CEO Invitational Golf tourney...
Premix Fuel

NPA Bashed Over Premix Fuel Diversion

The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) at the weekend challenged the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to boldly publish the weekly orders of Premix...
electrical appliances

Ghana Develops Ways to Detect Fake Electrical Products

The Communication for Development and Advocacy Consult (CDA Consult) has rolled-out mechanism for the development of broad stakeholder model for detection of counterfeit electrical...
Blood Donation

Access Bank staff donate blood to National Blood Bank

The exercise, which forms part of the Bank’s Employee Volunteering Programme (EVP), is aimed at raising awareness about the importance of blood donation and...
King Tackie Teiko Tsuru II legitimately installed Ga Mantse after 2015 Regional House of Chiefs' ruling

Ga Mantse urges the media to be professional

He said he recognised how sensitive the duties of journalists were and urged them to check their facts before publishing what would end...
Youth Employment Agency

YEA to create more job opportunities

The recruitment comprises 3,072 males and 3, 429 females including 22 Persons Living With Disability were engaged in modules such as agriculture, teaching and...

Mahama Fun Club tightens campaign

A statement in Accra signed by Mr D.S. Mahama, the National Coordinator, MFC said the members of the club were able to mobilise its...

A call to review educational curriculum

The Day which is set aside annually to celebrate the life of “Hans Children Anderson”, a renowned writer, who wrote 168 children’s fairy tales,...
The Independent National Electoral Commision (INEC) officials register voters in Lagos, Nigeria, on March 28, 2015. Polling stations across Nigeria opened on Saturday amid tight security, as more than 56 million eligible voters went there to cast their ballots to elect a new president, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission said. (Xinhua/Idowu Ogunleye)

Greater Accra tops in number of registered voters

Mr Eric Fleming Kofi Dzakpasu, the Electoral Commission Head of Communications, said the Ashanti Region places second with 2,872,619; other regional distribution are Eastern...

Chinese-built broadband brings premium speed in Tanzania

Tanzanian authorities have hailed the Chinese-built Internet Data Centre (IDC) for providing high-speed broadband connectivity across the East African nation, the second largest economy...
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Police quiz wife of Netanyahu over misusing public money

Israel's police said Friday that Sara Netanyahu, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, was interrogated for 11 hours on Thursday on suspicion of misusing public...
Iran

Iran says U.S. extension of sanctions violates nuclear deal

The Iranian Foreign Ministry said Friday that the U.S. Senate's vote to extend sanctions against the Islamic republic is a violation of an international...
video

DPRK leader guides artillery drill

Kim Jong Un, the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), on Thursday guided an intensive artillery drill, the official KCNA...
South Sudanese Pound

South Sudan’s printing of more money will exacerbate inflation – Experts

Experts have said that last week's decision by the Bank of South Sudan to print more money into the economy will create additional inflationary...
Vladimir Putin

Russian president underscores economic growth in state of union address

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday stressed the importance of economic growth, saying development is the top priority of the country. While...
Plane

Direct flight opens between Beijing, Las Vegas

China's Hainan Airlines on Friday began a non-stop service between Beijing and Las Vegas, the United States, the first direct flight between the Chinese...

China opposes unilateral sanctions beyond UN specifications

China on Friday said that it has always been opposed to any country's unilateral sanctions against other nations, which are over and above those...
Kenyan

Kenya floats US$297 million T-bond amid investor apathy to long-term papers

Kenya has put on sale a 297 million U.S. dollars Treasury bond for budgetary support amid decline in uptake of the long-term securities. ...
Greece

Greek main opposition party leads in survey

Greece's main opposition New Democracy party leads the ruling SYRIZA in the latest opinion survey published late Thursday. The conservative New Democracy...
Liu Yimenghan, a 19-year-old Chinese volunteer teacher in Mathare's Chang Rong Light Centre, Nairobi, capital of Kanya, is seen at a teaching session with his students. (Xinhua/Ding Xiaoxi)

Learning Mandarin ignites hope to Kenyan children living in slums

The Chang Rong Light Centre, a primary school funded by Chinese situated deep inside Nairobi's Mathare slums is only a few kilometers from the...
Cyber Attack

Russia’s security agency warns about cyber attack on Russian financial system

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said on Friday that it had received information about attempts of foreign intelligence services to launch large-scale cyber attacks...
Strike

Greek seamen on 48-hour strike

Ferries will remain docked at ports across Greece on Friday and Saturday as the labor union of seamen has called for a 48-hour...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Japan vows to tighten sanctions on DPRK

Japan announced on Friday to tighten its unilateral sanctions on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), following United Nations Security Council's adoption of...

Singapore stocks close 0.31 percent lower

Singapore stocks finished lower on Friday, with the benchmark Straits Times Index (STI) down 9.21 points or 0.31 percent to close at 2,919.37. ...
Turkish Occupation Forces

3 Turkish soldiers killed in clash with PKK militants

Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a clash with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Hakkari early Friday, Dogan...

People living with disabilities in Namibia face uphill task

One of the English dailies in Namibia carried Thursday the story about a 23-year-old man living with disability who says he cannot get a...
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Cuban news portal blasts Trump for comments on Castro

A leading Cuban news website on Thursday lambasted U.S. President-elect Donald Trump for his comments on revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, who died on Nov....