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eurobond

Kenya’s forex reserves hit US$10.1 billion on Eurobond proceeds

Kenya's foreign exchange reserves surged 26 percent last week as the country received proceeds from the 2.1 billion U.S. dollars Eurobond sales, the apex...
European Union (EU)

EU provides funding to help Somalis hit by severe drought

The EU has provided 140,000 U.S. dollars in humanitarian funding to assist families severely hit by drought in Somalia. The EU said...
United Bank for Africa (UBA)

UBA earnings hit N494bn, records significant asset growth

Growth driven by market share gains across Africa, bank says The United Bank for Africa Plc, the Pan-African financial institution, on the weekend announced...
Samuel L Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson Didn’t Know What Hit Him till He was in Rehab

The 70-year-old actor battled an addiction to crack cocaine several decades ago and decided to quit when he became "tired of getting high" and...
FDIs

NBS says Nigeria’s foreign trade volume hit N32.26trn in 2018

The Nigerian data body, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said the country recorded a total trade value of N32.26 trillion year-on-year in 2018, representing...
Ghana’s investment market

Banking crisis, U.S. Fed rate rise hit Ghana Stock Exchange hard in 2018

An ongoing crisis in Ghana's banking sector and a rise in the United States Federal Reserve's interest rates were some of the factors that...
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Greater Toronto Area Hit By Snow Storm

The evening commute of Tuesday January 29, 2019 was very messy with snow and blowing snow in the Greater Toronto Area in Canada. Fifteen...
Ghana’s investment market

GSE suffered setbacks from U.S. Federal Rate Rise

An ongoing crisis in Ghana's banking sector and a rise in the United States Federal Reserve interest rates were some of the factors that...
eggs

Kenyan farmers squeezed as egg prices hit all-time low

If it was in her powers, Beatrice Muthui, a farmer in Kahawa, a residential suburb in Kenya's capital Nairobi, would have sold all her...
Real Madrid

All Eyes on Isco as Real Madrid battles with injury

Real Madrid midfielder Isco was the topic of conversation once again as coach Santiago Solari spoke to the press ahead of Sunday's Liga Santander...
video

China Salesman Film Starring Tyson Soon on The Big Screens

The Chinese action film "China Salesman" starring Li Dongxue, Mike Tyson, Steven Seagal and Janicke Askevold will hit Chinese mainland cinemas next Wednesday, the...
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Chinese Screens to Show “A Dog’s Way Home”

American adventure film "A Dog's Way Home" will hit Chinese screens on Jan. 18. Based on a book by W. Bruce Cameron, the film follows...
GFA

Ghana FA Officials Hit with Court injunction

A High Court in Accra on Thursday granted an application filed by the government seeking to allow the Registrar General to take over the...
Mobile Money

BoG Reveals That Mobile Money Transactions Stands At GHc52.35 billion

Mobile money transactions have increased by about 177 per cent between 2013 and March 2018, reaching GHc312. 93 million and valued at GHc52.35 billion...
bomb

NE Nigeria hit by by suicide bombings

Four bombers blew up themselves in suicide attacks targeting a village near Nigeria's Maiduguri city late Thursday, a rescue official said on Friday. No other...
Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meets with his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit, in Hamburg, Germany, July 8, 2017. The two heads of state exchanged in-depth views on bilateral ties and global hot-spot issues. (Xinhua/Yao Dawei)

American Farmers Will Take All The Heat in U.S.-China Trade Disputes

American farmers have been bracing for a tariffs race between the United States and China ignited by the Trump administration -- economic shots that...
asylum

Asylum scandal rocks German refugee agency

A regional office of the German Federal Agency for Migration and Refugees (Bamf) is suspected of having illicitly granted asylum in which applicants did...
video

Saudi cinemas to begin showing black panther

The Marvel superhero film "Black Panther" will be screened on Wednesday in Saudi Arabia as a 35-year ban on movie theaters was lifted in...
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Paramount says “A Quiet Place” to hit Chinese screens soon

American horror film "A Quiet Place" will hit Chinese screens on May 18, according to Paramount Pictures' official Weibo account. The film follows a family...
The world’s first 8.8-meter smart scraper conveyor for a working face with large mining height is completed, Jan. 28, 2018. Since the major equipment was developed independently by China in 2011, it has replaced the imported equipment from Europe and the US. It has been granted 37 patents and won many prizes of mining industry. (Photo from CFP)

In 2017 China’s Patent application hit a new record

China became one of the top five origins of patent applications submitted to European Patent Office (EPO) in 2017 and hit a new high...
kenya shilling

Kenya shilling rises to hit over 15-month high

The Kenya shilling surged considerably against the U.S. dollar on Thursday to hit a level last seen in November 2016. The shilling traded at an...
water shortage

Water supply hit by drought in Ghana

Water supply in Ghana's capital and other parts of the country has been hit by effects of ongoing drought in the country, state-run water...
Mobile phone

Kenya’s mobile subscriptions hit 41 million

Kenya's mobile subscriptions hit 41 million during the first quarter of the 2017/2018 financial year, up from 40.2 million in the previous quarter, said...
My Very Ghanaian Wedding

“My Very Ghanaian Wedding” to hit Screens soon

The much anticipated romantic comedy movie titled: “My Very Ghanaian Wedding” is set to hit the Ghanaian screens on October 6, 2017. To be candid,...
video

Mikki Osei Berko Explains Reasons Behind End of the Series ‘Taxi Driver’

Mikki Osei Berko, popularly referred to as Master Richard has opened up about why his hit TV show ‘Taxi Driver’ end abruptly over a...
Ghana Cedi

75 Micro-credit Companies Total Assets Pegged At GHȼ27,803,095.96

The total assets of 75 member companies of the Micro-Credit Association of Ghana (MCAG) hit GHȼ27,803,095.96, last year. They also granted loans amounting to GHȼ18,049,267.00...
Typhoon Goni

Japanese Islands fall under the mercy of strong winds, heavy rain

Typhoon Talim strengthened near southern Japanese islands on Wednesday, bringing torrential rains and devastating winds to the region, weather authorities said. Trees were uprooted and...

Your Views On Becca’s 3rd Studio Album ‘Unveiling’

Becca, one of Ghana's biggest export to the world with regards to arts and entertainment on August 18th 2017 released her third studio album...
African population

By 2050 the world population would rise up to 9.8 billion

The world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050, up 31 percent from an estimated 7.5 billion now. The world youth population (ages 15 to...
Namibia

Namibia’s foreign reserves hit record high

Namibia's stock of foreign reserves hit a record high of 2.15 billion U.S. Dollars as recorded at the end of June 2017, according to...