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Somali security forces

UN Chief Announce Important Measures Towards Mali’s Lasting Peace

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday underlined "important steps" in the past six months toward accelerating implementation of a 2015 deal between the Malian...
recession

Moving Towards a Soberly Prosperous Society

The good news at the start of 2019 is that the risk of an outright global recession is low. The bad news is that...

Ferryman punts toward the end of boat life

On a hazy winter morning, Fan Xiandi, 53, one of the disappearing ferrymen in China, unties the docking lines, thrusts a pole into the...
Ghana’s investment market

Ghana Stock Exchange shifts towards Agribusiness

Trading in the mid-week session on the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) saw investor interest skewed towards the agribusiness, banking, insurance and petroleum sectors. In spite...
Hollywood

China’s Movie Industry Diverts to film festivals, co-productions

The Chinese-American relationship in films is shifting to lucrative co-productions and to the premieres of many Chinese films at American film festivals. No such festival...
Carlos Gutierrez Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce

BFA Could Help Relax US-China Relations for a Much Open One

The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) was first proposed in 1998 by a group of Asian government leaders and reflected their interest in regional...
Chinese President Xi Jinping

China’s president Xi states his intentions towards prosperity

While joining lawmakers from Guangdong Province in a panel discussion, Xi highlighted development, talent and innovation. Guangdong has been at the front-line of the reform...
A faculty of Zhejiang University has her face scanned in the canteen before she takes meals. (Photo from zjol.com.cn)

China Approaches Cashless System Head on

China is going full steam ahead toward a cashless society, which can be evidenced by the emergence of diversified forms of mobile payments. The...

China moves towards achieving clean political environment

Analysts believe that China’s national supervision system reform is an important adjustment to the country’s political system, power and relations, with a fundamental aim...
Kwame Nkrumah speaking at podium

Viewpoint: United States Foreign Policy Toward Africa Since World War II

Note: This paper was prepared and presented in part for a panel at the Left Forum held at John Jay College of the City...
An employee works on electric pylons at a power station in Greater Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi June 8, 2012. REUTERS/Parivartan Sharma/Files

ECOWAS works toward regional power market

A senior official of the West African regional bloc, Morlaye Bangoura, on Thursday called on the ECOWAS Regional Electricity Regulatory Authority (ERERA) to fast-track...
real economy

Strict Refinancing plans could swing funds toward China’s Real Economy

China’s top securities regulator has amended rules to crack down on excessive and frequent financing and arbitrage through private placement by listed companies. Analysts...

U.S. immigration policy can raise “suspicion” toward Muslims

Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's immigration policy on some Muslim-majority nations can raise "suspicion" toward Muslims. ...
Nigeria map

Nigeria vows to enhance efforts on disaster risk reduction

Muhammad Sani-Sidi, the Director-General of National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), made this known in Abuja at the 2016 International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction. ...
EC Boss, Charlotte Osei

Ghana’s electoral commission suspends presidential filing fees

EC Chairperson Charlotte Osei announced the suspension when the presidential candidate of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo filed...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Ghana far from Sustainable Development Goals despite gains

International collaborative Global Burden of Disease enterprise offers insights into progress and challenges in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals SEATTLE – By successfully combatting...
Clinton, Trump

Trump and Clinton set for public debate regardless of city protest

The two will lock horns on the debate stage on Monday, amid ongoing protests in the city of Charlotte, North Carolina that have seen...

PM: Georgia Trails Survival Policy Near Russia and the West

At a press briefing in Tbilisi, Kvirikashvili stressed that in these words he means decreasing tensions with Russia and being closer to Euro-Atlantic structures...
Jim Yong Kim

A path toward wealth and security: Investing in the health of Africa’s people

Africa needs much more investment from the private sector to build its roads, energy and communications infrastructure. But for countries to make the most...
Graduate unemployment is very high in Ghana

Unemployment tops policy priority list in Ghana polls

According to local media report Wednesday, Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) survey, which conducted from July 2 to 18 among 2,400 adult Ghanaians,...

Aquila’s First Flight: Connects Billions of People Around The World

Facebook is accelerating its efforts to bring internet connectivity to the four billion people around the world who are not yet online, with the...
CSOs

Equip civil society organizations – NGO

Addressing a workshop in Accra on Thursday, Mr Mohammed Abdul Nashiru, Development Consultant of KINAJ Consulting Services in Accra,...
tourism

Turkey and Iran agree on promoting tourism

Under the agreement, which was signed when Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Mahir Unal visited Iran last week, Iran would allow 2,000 flights from...
HOUSING

Housing affordability takes center stage in Australia’s election battle

Australian treasurer Scott Morrison on Tuesday was forced to respond to an internal Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) memo which stipulated any change that...

U.S. retail gasoline prices high

Motor club AAA reports a national average retail price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline at $1.98 per gallon for Tuesday, steady from...
AfDB

AfDB gives US$24.17 million towards regional power project

The power project is shared by Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The power will be equally shared amongst...
Security Council

UNSC happy for Syria‘s Partial Truce deal

Ambassador Rafael Ramirez Carreno of Venezuela, who holds the rotating council presidency for this month, told reporters after a closed council meeting here that...

U.S. struggles at rebalancing Asia-Pacific

by Xinhua Writer Luo Jun The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)'s neutral stance in the South China Sea should not be a disappointment...
Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates

US$100 million committed to solve nutrition problems in Nigeria

Committing such a huge amount to end under-nutrition is of significant benefit in Nigeria where a proportion of people who are malnourished is of...
A female sniper takes positon in a buliding in Daraya suburb of the capital Damascus, Syria, on April 5, 2015. The snipers are members of the female force in Syrian Republican Guards. Their unit consists of around 800 volunteer, unmarried, female fighters- aged between 20 and 24 years old. Their task is to work alongside the Syrian army in its battle against the rebels. (Xinhua/Zhang Naijie) (jl)

Syrian Military remains committed to fighting terrorism

Backed by local defense forces and Syrian and Russian air forces, the army has carried out successful battles against terrorist groups in several Syrian...