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tourism

Is Australia prepared for China-Australia Year of Tourism 2017?

Australia is on track to cater for the rapid growth in Chinese tourist numbers as the country begins the China-Australia Year of Tourism in...

Avram Grant Blames Referee For Black Stars Defeat

Head coach of the Black Stars, Avram Grant has described some of the decisions taken by the center referee in the game against Egypt...

Biomolecular scientist Alan Mackay-Sim named 2017 Australian of the Year

Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, a stem cell pioneer and biomolecular scientist who helped restore the mobility of a quadriplegic man, has been named the 2017...
migrants

IOM notes sharp decline in maritime migrant arrivals into Europe this year

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported Tuesday that 3,335 migrants and refugees have reached Europe by sea since the start of the year...

Brazilian central bank makes first currency swap of the year

The Brazilian Central Bank made its first currency swap contracts of 2017 on Tuesday to avoid volatility for the real against the U.S. dollar...

Ghana Puts In Measures To Double Cocoa Output

Ghana, the world's second largest cocoa producer, has put in place a number of interventions and best agronomic practices to help double output of...

Coronats Hands Over Headmaster’s Bungalow

The Keta Business College old students Association popularly known as the ‘Coronats’ has inaugurated and handed over a five bedroom headmaster’s bungalow to the...
motor traffic accidents

Vietnam’s traffic accidents decline last year

A total of 21,589 traffic accidents occurred in Vietnam last year, killing 8,685 people, severely injuring 6,180 people and slightly hurting 13,100 others, the...

Christians Challenged To Pray For Divine Favour

Reverend Jonas Kwame Cosmos Kumah Tengey, the Greater Accra Regional Pastor of the Great Commission Church International (GCCI), has challenged Christians to pray for...
growth

Greek leaders see year of hope and economic growth in 2017

Greek leaders on Saturday expressed confidence that the new year will be a year of hope and economic growth for the debt ridden country...
A man falls from the back of a galloping buffalo during the Buffalo Racing Festival in Chonburi, Thailand, Oct. 26, 2015. The annual Buffalo Racing Festival of Thailand's Chonburi Province has been a local tradition for over 140 years. Rice farmers engage themselves in buffalo races to show appreciation to the hard work of buffalos, which play a vital role in rice production. (Xinhua/Li Mangmang)

2016 to be particularly significant year in future annals of Thailand history

In the future annals of the history of Thailand, 2016 will be an extremely important year to be remembered as the country has witnessed...

Bisa Begins Christmas Tour In Europe

This year has been a roller coaster of performances, videos drops and studio sessions for Ghana's VGMA highlife Artiste of the Year Award winner...

Bass Awards Slated For Dec,25

The fourth edition of the Bass Awards is set to be held at the National Theatre on Saturday, December 25, to honour outstanding reggae...
law

Banker Charged With Conspiracy And Stealing

A banker who is accused of siphoning GH₡356,100.00 from various accounts with Ghana Commercial Bank (GCB) has appeared before an Accra Circuit Court on...

Former Student Leader Extol Virtues of Dr Bawumia

Mr Adam Samed, Former President of the National Northern Students Union, has appealed to all to offer their necessary contributions as well as support...

Boy, 12 Years Set Homeless Man On Fire

A 12-year-old boy suspected of killing a homeless man in Serbia by setting him on fire was questioned by police but later released, the...
startup of the year africa

Applications open for 2017 startup of the Year Africa

After two successful editions of the “Startup of the Year” award in France (with 2700 participating startups), Bonjour Idée, the collaborative magazine for startups...
Ghana Olympic Committee

Ghana Olympic Committee Prepares For Congress

The Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC), will on Saturday, December 17, organize an Extraordinary Congress to deliberate on their elections next year. A statement signed by...
Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez Crowned BBC African Footballer Of The Year

Riyad Mahrez has been crowned the BBC African Footballer of the Year 2016. Fans from across the world voted for the Algeria and Leicester midfielder...

Mole National Park To Become A World Heritage Site

The Mole National Park could become a World Heritage Site by July next year if Ghana passes the evaluation test to list it. Mrs Johanna...

CAF Release Top Five Nominees

The Confederation of African Football (CAF), has released the Top Five nominees in other categories for the 2016 Glo-CAF Awards with Ghana, taking three...
tourism

Jamaica on track for record year in tourism

From January to October 2016, Jamaica recorded tourism earnings of 2.06 billion U.S. dollars, up 5.7 percent over the same period last year, a...
Thomas Nellon, left, 17, and his brother Johnson Nellon, 14, of Liberia, smile at their mother in the arrivals area at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York earlier this month. The brothers received a health screening upon arrival. The U.S. says it will step up screening measures for arrivals from Ebola-affected West African countries.

Record arrivals fuel row over New Zealand immigration policy

The annual net gain of migrants (more arrivals than departures) hit a high of 70,300 for the year to October, surpassing the previous record...
fiscal deficit

Spain’s trade deficit falls by 29 pct up to Sept.

Exports rose by 1.2 percent in the first nine months of the year to 188.485 billion euros hitting a record high for the period,...
dollars

Dividends on global shares fall in third quarter

Global dividends fell to 281.7 billion U.S. dollars in the third quarter, down 4.0 percent year on year, according to the Global Dividend Index,...
The Cuban government says more than 450,000 people own or are employed by private businesses

Q3: Number of employed in Germany rises

The number of employed people amounted to 43.7 million between July and September, a year-on-year increase of 0.9 percent, German federal statistics office Destatis...
A child enjoys a fountain at a park in Vancouver, Canada, June 27, 2015. According to the weather forecast from Environment Canada, heat wave warning was issued in Vancouver with temperature expected to rise dramatically over the weekend with about 30 degree Celsius. The inland of British Columbia may hit at 40 degree.(Xinhua/Liang sen)

Year 2016 on track to be hottest on record – WMO

Preliminary data show that global temperatures are approximately 1.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels, according to a new assessment made by the WMO. ...
Robin Gnange

Hearts captain extends contract

Gnange who played many matches and was regarded as one of the best and experienced defenders is looking forward to feature for the Elephants...

More Namibian women studying at universities than men

Compiled from a study done on 2013 and 2014 figures, the booklet seen by Xinhua Wednesday said that there were 27, 558 women enrolled...

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