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Ghana’s consumer inflation edges up to 9.4 percent in December

Ghana's headline inflation inched up to 9.4 percent year-on-year in December 2018, compared with 9.3 percent a month earlier, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)...
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Canada’s Unemployment Rate Stabilized at 5.6 Percent for December

Canada saw its jobless rate stay at 5.6 percent in December with a growth of 9,300 net new jobs, according to Statistics Canada on...
online jobs

U.S. Provided 312,000 More Jobs in December

The U.S. economy added a higher-than-expected 312,000 jobs in December, while the unemployment rate edged up to 3.9 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics...

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...
inflation

Kenya’s overall inflation rate rises to 5.71 percent in December

Kenya's overall year-on-year inflation rate increased to 5.71 percent in December from 5.58 percent in November due to a general increase in demand for...
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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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...
inflation

Zambian annual inflation rate goes up in December

Zambia's year-on-year inflation as measured by the all items consumer price index increased by 0.1 percentage point in December from the previous month, its...
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...
Fuel

Relief for Namibians as fuel prices are set to drop in December

Namibia's Ministry of Mines and Energy Friday announced that fuel pump prices for December will decrease as of Dec. 5. Fuel...
NDC

NDC reserves December 2 for thanksgiving Service

Mr Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, the newly-elected National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress, said the party will on Sunday December 2, hold a national thanksgiving...
Military hospital project

Atwima-Nwabiagya Military hospital works expected to finish in Dec 2019

The 500-bed military hospital being constructed in Afari in the Atwima-Nwabiagya District to assist enhance access to quality healthcare would be ready in December,...
inflation

Ghana’s Consumer Inflation for December Stood At 11.8%

Ghana's consumer price inflation inched up 0.1 percentage points to 11.8 percent year-on-year in December, from 11.7 percent in the previous month, the Ghana...
inflation

Uganda’s inflation drops to 3.3 percent in December

Uganda's annual headline inflation in December dropped to 3.3 percent from 4.0 percent in November due to slowdown in prices of vegetables and fruits,...
Kenya ruling Jubilee Party members and followers of President Uhuru Kenyatta

Africa in Review 2017, Part III: AFRICOM, Finance Capital and the Elusive Independent Policy

Growing military presence and the re-emergent debt burden stifles right to self-determination A military engagement in the West African state of Niger involving United States...
Kwame Nkrumah leaving prison, Feb. 1951

Africa in Review 2017: Reinforced Neo-colonialism and the Imperative of Continental Unity

From Togo and Cameroon to the DRC and South Sudan, the African masses need concerted action to halt underdevelopment and dependency A monumental democratic movement...
Zambian President Edgar Lungu meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamim Netanyahu

Viewpoint: Zambia Must Clarify Whether it Will Host a Israel-Africa Summit

Gathering amid unprecedented Palestine solidarity demonstrations would go against historical continental support for nationally oppressed peoples Several news articles were published in early December indicating...
Yemen damage by Saudi airstrikes, Dec. 5, 2017

Viewpoint: United States Coordinated War in Yemen Intensifies After Saleh Assassination

Despite Trump’s statement on the need to end the economic blockade, bombings and ground operations continue against the Ansurallah forces Former Yemen President Ali Abdullah...
File photo provided by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) shows the Ginger Garden in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site after it was inscribed at the 39th session of the World Heritage Committee in Bonn, Germany, local TV Channel NewsAsia reported on July 4, 2015. (Xinhua)

Six Intangible Cultural Heritage That Needs Urgent Safeguarding

The Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, meeting in Jeju until 9 December, today inscribed six new elements from Botswana,...
poverty

IFAD-financed project aims at poverty reduction

Nearly 12,000 rural families will benefit from a new financing agreement signed last month between Jordan and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The...
Kenyan

Kenya’s account deficit expected to narrow to 6.2 pct in December

Kenya's current account deficit is expected to narrow to 6.2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) in December, down from 6.5 percent in...
Nelson Mandela

S. Africa to stage Mandela remembrance walk-and-run in December

The Nelson Mandela Foundation said on Wednesday it is targeting 20,000 people to take part in the 2017 Mandela remembrance walk and run. The Mandela...
health

Angola to join Serbia, U.S. in medical-military exercise

Angola will in December host a joint medical-military exercise with Serbia and the United States to strengthen response towards contagious diseases like Ebola. Speaking in...
Environmental degradation

Global environmental experts to meet in Kenya in December

Environmental ministers, experts and business executives will meet in Nairobi early December to discuss strategies of fighting pollution and also make global commitments to...

Construction Works on Agona Nsaba Social Centre Commences

Osabarima Boappiah Afriyie, Omanhene of the Nsaba Traditional Area, has cut the sod for work to begin on the construction of a GHC 500,000...
food

Accra to hosts 4th agrofood & plastprintpack for West Africa

Great chances for producers of process & packaging technology Official country pavilions from Algeria, Belarus, France and the Netherlands confirmed The...

Many Ghanaians Ignorant Of 72-hour EC Declaration Deadline

Participants at a post-election evaluation workshop have observed that sensitisation and education of the public on the declaration of subsequent general election by the...

Kwamanman Rural Bank Pledges Support For SMEs

The Kwamanman Rural Bank has inaugurated its Head Office building at Kwamang in the Sekyere Central District, pledging to give strong support to small-scale...

EC Lauds STAR-Ghana’s Part in December 7 Polls

The Electoral Commission (EC) on Wednesday commended STAR-Ghana; a donor pooled funding organization, for playing a significant role in Ghana’s 2016 general elections.Speaking...
AFP/File / Fred Dufour China's industrial output rose 6.0% year-on-year in April, down from a 6.8% jump in March

Bulgaria’s industrial production index rises in December

Bulgaria's Industrial Production Index (IPI) in December 2016 rose by 6.9 percent year-on-year, and by 2.1 percent compared with November, the country's National Statistical...