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MTN Ghana Settles Taxes Totaling Gh₵1.5 Billion

Telecoms giant, MTN Ghana, last year, paid a total of GHC1.48 billion in taxes, out of which, GHC1.3 billion went to the Ghana Revenue...
Ofori-Atta and Dr Bawumia; Members of Economic Mg'ment Committee

Ghana ended 2018 with nearly GH₵173.2 Billion in public debt

Ghana ended last year (2018) with total public debt standing at 173.2 billion Ghana cedis or 35.92 billion US Dollars compared with the 142.6...
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Ed Sheeran Has Invested Nearly £42 Million on Houses and Eateries within 7-Years

The 28-year-old singer - who didn't have anywhere to live for much of 2008 and all of 2009 and 2010 - has become a...
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo exchanging greetings with Dagbon Chiefs

Nearly 200 Dagbon Leaders Educated on Non-violence

Two hundred leaders, made up of 100 men and 100 women have been educated on non-violence in a workshop organised by the Northern Region...
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Man Almost Killed on False Kidnapping Panic

Some angry residents at Effiakuma, a suburb of Sekondi/Takoradi on Wednesday nearly whisked life out of a man who was falsely accused by the...
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Ex- President Lula Slapped With Additional Sentence

Brazil's ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was sentenced to nearly 13 more years in prison on Wednesday on corruption and money laundering charges,...
Tori Spelling

Tori Spelling has been directed to settle a credit card bill of nearly US$90k

The 'Beverly Hills, 90210' actress was sued by American Express for months of unpaid bills and the company then filed a court order forcing...

About 295,000 Syrians return home from Turkey in 2018

Nearly 295,000 Syrians returned home from Turkey in 2018, Turkish Interior Ministry said Saturday. Meanwhile, nearly 270,000 irregular migrants were held...
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125-year-old jeans sell for nearly US$100k

A pair of 125-year-old jeans has sold for nearly 100,000 U.S. dollars, setting a record for vintage denim, U.S. media said Saturday. The pants, manufactured...
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Fire Almost Raced Down a Goil Fuel Station

There was a fire outbreak at the Goil Filling Station opposite the Ghana Commercial Bank branch in Tarkwa last Tuesday evening. The fire, which lasted...
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Nearly a quarter of Ghana’s population lacks good drinking water

Close to a quarter of Ghana's population lacks access to good drinking water, international charity, Water Aid, disclosed here on Thursday. In its State of...
HIV-and-AIDS

UNAIDS Reveals 21 million People With HIV Now Have Treatment

New report from UNAIDS highlights the right to health as the key to ending AIDS Remarkable progress is being made on HIV treatment. Ahead of...
Kenneth Ofori-Atta

Ghana plans to spend nearly US$14 billion in 2018

The Ghanaian government plans to spend 62 billion Ghana cedis (13.9 billion U.S. dollars) in the 2018 fiscal year, the country's finance minister said...
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Tax evasion cost Ghana loss of nearly US$200 million in petroleum revenue in 2016

About 850 million Ghana cedis or 192.9 million US Dollars in revenue from the downstream petroleum sector were lost to Ghana in 2016 alone,...
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Global Business Climate Improved with Close to 3,200 Reforms

Governments in 119 economies carried out 264 business reforms in the past year to create jobs, attract investment and become more competitive, says the...
JD.com announces its UAV at a drone conference in Xi’an, northwest China's Shaanxi Province. (Photo by People’s Daily Online)

China’s Postal Service Takes Up 20% of Worlds Market Share

The market size of China’s postal service is approaching 1/5 of the world’s total market scale, the country’s State Postal Bureau (SPB) reported at...
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UNHCR Begins Moving Congolese Refugees from Northern Angola

the UN Refugee Agency, and partners have begun relocating over 33,000 Congolese refugees from over-crowded reception centers in northern Angola to a newly established...

Nearly 840,000 remain displaced outside Mosul

The UN migration agency said Friday it estimates that 839,118 individuals (139,853 families) remain displaced following heavy fighting to retake the northern Iraqi city...
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Worlds First International Robot Olympics brings together 160 nations

U.S. Students Partnered with Team Iran after the Team’s Robot Kit Could not Be Shipped to Iran Due to U.S. Sanctions Today, a robotics team...

Irish property prices up nearly 11 percent in year to February

Irish residential property prices at a national level rose by 10.7 percent in the year to February, according to new official figures on Wednesday. ...
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Ghana government expunges nearly 50,000 phantom personnel from its payroll

In a further effort to save Ghana's pubic revenue, the names of 26,589 people suspected to be ghost names (non-existent or phantom workers) on...
Immigrants

Libyan coastguards rescue migrants, nearly 100 feared missing

Libyan coastguards on Thursday rescued 23 immigrants off the coast of the capital Tripoli after their inflatable boat sank, carrying nearly 120 migrants. ...
UNHCR

Nearly 200,000 South Sudanese flee to Uganda this year

Since the start of the year, some 192,000 South Sudanese have fled to neighboring Uganda, a country currently hosting 832,000 refugees from South Sudan,...
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MLK’s Enduring Legacy: The Struggle for a Living Wage and the End to War

April 6, 2017 April 4, 2017 marked the 49th anniversary since the martyrdom of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the 20th century’s most outstanding proponent...
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UN appeals for nearly US$170 million to aid pastoralists in northern Kenya

The United Nations and its humanitarian partners on Thursday appealed for 166 million U.S. dollars to aid Kenyan pastoralists and farmers whose livestock and...

Nearly 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death as famine looms

Almost 1.4 million children are at imminent risk of death from severe acute malnutrition this year, as famine looms in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan...

FDI in Bulgaria drops by nearly 60 pct in 2016

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bulgaria dropped by 59.7 percent year-on-year in 2016, the preliminary data of the Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) showed on...

Dublin rents rise by nearly 15 percent yearly

Rents here are now rising by almost 15 percent a year, the highest they've been since mid-2014, according to a report released on Tuesday. ...
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Turkey’s tourism income falls nearly 30 percent in 2016 amid security concerns

Turkey's tourism income dropped by nearly 30 percent year-on-year in 2016 as tourists chose to shun the country due to worsening security. ...

Nearly 4,000 Zimbabweans die in South Africa in 2016

Nearly 4,000 Zimbabweans died in neighboring South Africa in 2016, an increase from 3,140 the previous year, a Zimbabwean embassy official based in that...