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Ghanaians

January 2019 consumer inflation slides down to 9.0 percent in Ghana on lower price...

Annual headline Consumer inflation slumped 0.4 percentage points to 9.0 percent in January compared with the 9.4 percent recorded in December, according to data...
Prince Philip

Prince Philip Hands Over His Drivers License After His Recent Accident

British Prince Philip gave up his driver's license at his age of 97, according to a royal family statement during the weekend, after his...
inflation

Zambia’s year-on-year inflation recorded at 7.9 percent in January

Zambia's year-on-year inflation, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI), was recorded at 7.9 percent in January, its statistics agency said...
food

Foodstuff prices expected to remain steady by January ending

Foodstuffs prices at some major markets in Accra are expected to stabilise by end of January as customers are still recovering from expenditures incurred...
Naira

Aftermath Of NLC Protest: FG Promise To Send New Minimum Wage Bill To Nass...

Following the national protests by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to press home the federal government’s refusal to process the agreed minimum wage they...
Somalia conflict map

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...
football

J. A. Kufuor Cup re-scheduled to January 6, 2019

The much awaited J.A. Kufuor Cup match between regional rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold, at the Baba Yara Stadium. Kumasi, has been re-scheduled...
accident

Between January and February over 360 road accidents deaths were recorded

More than 360 persons died while over 2,272 others were injured in vehicular accidents in the first two months of 2018. A total of, 2,085...
The 11,000-meter submersible "Rainbow Fish" is exhibited at the China (Shanghai) International Technology Fair. (Photo by Yicai.com)

China recorded an increase in technology trade

China’s technology imports and exports respectively increased by 22.3% and 24.6% in January over the same period of last year, with contract values adding...
Federal Government Shutdown Graphic for Jan. 2018

Viewpoint: Federal Government Shutdown and the Duopoly System of Two-party Politics

Both Republicans and Democrats fail to represent the majority of people inside the United States After the failure of the Republican and Democratic Senators to...
Haitians demonstrate against United States President Donald Trump's racist remarks

Viewpoint: African Union, International Community Condemns United States President Donald Trump for Racist Slurs

Statement distorts actual role of African people in building capitalism and imperialism Each week another controversy unfolds in the United States over the character of...
Ivorian supporters of Laurent Gbagbo and the FPI

Viewpoint: Disgruntled Soldiers Stage another Mutiny in Ivory Coast

Angry troops burn down military base in Bouake amid recriminations over command structures In the second largest Ivorian city of Bouake, soldiers have defied orders...
Person voting

Mozambique’s Nampula province to hold mayoral by-election in January

Mozambique's northern Nampula province is to hold municipal elections on January 24 next year, the government announced Tuesday. A decree was approved during the 39th...
water

DEC Urge Assembly Members To Promote Grassroot Participation

Mr Wilson Arthur, The District Chief Executives of Wassa East, has urged members of the Assembly to make it a habit to meet with...
Getty Images

Emma Stone Has Been Secretly Dating Snl Writer Dave Mccary Since January

On October 25, news broke that Emma Stone and Saturday Night Live writer Dave McCary are an item. But Life & Style magazine has...
Ghana National Fire Service

Disasters kill 50 in Rwanda since January

At least 52 people were killed while 119 others were injured by various forms of natural disasters in Rwanda since January 2017, Rwandan ministry...
Telcos

Telecom Namibia sees increasing overdue debt since january

Namibia's telecommunications service provider, Telecom Namibia, is owed around 30.2 million U.S dollars by its customers and the overdue debt has been increasing in...
video

Mainland-Taiwan trade increases in January

The Chinese mainland and Taiwan did 13.6 billion U.S. dollars' worth of trade in the first month of this year, up 3.6 percent year...
Dollars

Philippine remittances rise by 8.5 percent in January

Philippine personal remittances grew by 8.5 percent year-on-year to 2.4 billion U.S. dollars in January, the local central bank said Wednesday. Money...
AFP/File / Fred Dufour China's industrial output rose 6.0% year-on-year in April, down from a 6.8% jump in March

Japan’s industrial output drops for 1st time in 6 months in January

Japan's industrial production declined for the first time in six months in January with the output of transportation equipment dragging down overall production sectors...
Fruit Juice Factory

Ghana’s factory gate prices fall in January

Ghana's factory gate prices slumped by 1.8 percentage points to 3.1 percent, year-on-year in January 2017, relative to the 4.9 percent recorded for December...

Ghana’s PPI Down to 3.1 Percent in January 2017

The Producer Price Inflation for January 2017 recorded 3.1 percent.This rate is 1.7 percent lower than the rate recorded in December 2016 which was...
asylum

Asylum requests in Switzerland drop significantly in January

A total of 1,588 asylum requests were made in Switzerland last month, 178 fewer than in December 2016, the Swiss State Secretariat for Migration...
The Eiffel Tower is lit with the blue, white and red colours of the French flag in Paris, France, Nov. 16, 2015, to pay tribute to the victims of the terror attacks on Friday in the French capital. (Xinhua/Xu Jinquan)

France has 1.5 percent more enterprises in January

A total of 47,008 new firms were registered last month in France, representing a year-on-year increase of 1.5 percent, official data revealed on Tuesday. ...
China Money

China January consumer prices likely to rise modestly

China's consumer prices will likely to rise modestly in January as declining fruit and egg costs offset increases in grain prices. The...
AFP/File / Sebastien Berda Eurozone unemployment in March fell to 10.2 percent, its lowest level since 2011, Eurostat said

Swiss unemployment rate up in January

Switzerland's unemployment rate stood at 3.7 percent in January this year, up from 3.5 percent two months ago, the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic...
Job

U.S. private sector adds 246,000 jobs in January

The U.S. private sector added 246,000 jobs in January, the second highest level in a year and well above market expectation, according to a...
Manufacturing tycoon

U.S. manufacturing activity accelerates in January

U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated to the fastest pace in more than two years in January, a sign of growing momentum for the economy. ...
Iraq

382 civilians killed in violence, armed conflicts in Iraq in January

Terrorist acts, violence and armed conflicts across Iraq killed a total of 382 civilians and wounded 908 others in January, the United Nations Assistance...

Spain’s car sales rise by 10.7 percent in January

Spain's car sales rose by 10.7 percent in January when compared with the same month a year earlier, according to data released on Wednesday...