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Ecobank

Ecobank records GH¢549 million profit in 2020

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The Ecobank Ghana PLC recorded a net profit of Ghc549.8 million in 2020 as against Ghc 444.9 million in 2019, representing an increase of...
Hunger and Malnutrition

Some 155 million people suffer from hunger in 2020 – UN

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At least 155 million people faced crisis levels of food insecurity in 2020 because of conflict, extreme weather events and economic shocks linked in...
Newborn Jaundice Awareness Month 2021

Ghana records 10,684 newborn jaundice cases in 2020

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Dr Isabella Sagoe-Moses, the Deputy Director of the Family Health Division of the Ghana Health Service, said Ghana recorded 10,684 jaundice cases in newborns...
John-Ampomah

Report on Olympic Scholarship for Ghanaian Athletes Tokyo 2020

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The following athletes have been awarded an Olympic Scholarship in preparations for Tokyo 2020. EKE Nadia Athletics 1st Sep 2017 - 30th Aug 2021 AMPONSAH Janet...
Chief Financial Officers

Namibia’s financial system resilient in 2020

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The Namibian financial system was sound and resilient in 2020, despite the pre-existing sluggish economic activity, worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic, a report released...
Wpid Black Woman Domestic Violence

Assault cases lead 2020 domestic violence chat in Upper West

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Assault cases is leading the 2020 domestic violence chat with 144 out of a total of 384 reported cases according to the Domestic Violence...
Ghana Beverage Awards (GBA)

Ghana Beverages Awards 2020 recognises outstanding companies

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The fifth edition of Ghana Beverage Awards (GBA) has been successfully organised with Awake Purified Drinking Water emerging winner for the ultimate award, ‘Product...
Source: Counterpoint Research Market Monitor

TECNO beats Samsung to win the African smartphone crown in 2020 

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-TECNO topples Samsung as Africa’s top smartphone brand. Counterpoint Technology Market Research, a global research firm specializing in products in the TMT (technology, media and...
Foreign direct investment (FDI)

Ghana receives US$2.7 billion Foreign Direct Investment in 2020

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Ghana received a total of 279 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects valued at US$2.7 billion in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The projects will go...
Finbold indicates

Australians lose US$65 million to investment scams in 2020, projected to hit US$100 million...

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Data acquired by Finbold indicates that Australians lost $65 million (AUD) to investment scams across 2020. The losses are projected to surge 51.9% in...
Robinhood

Robinhood’s Revenue Increased By 514 Percent YoY – US$682 Million In 2020

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The FinTech industry is one of the fastest-growing industries despite the effects of COVID-19 slowing down its momentum. One of the more recent successes...
An exhibitor presents a machine on exhibit at an agricultural expo in Hohhot, North China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region on March 16. The three-day event, which ends on March 18, has attracted more than 450 companies from across the country to showcase their latest technologies and patented products, in a fresh push for rural and pastoral revitalization. Photo by Ding Genhou/People’s Daily Online

China’s patent application in Europe reaches record high of 13,432 in 2020

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Statistics from Europe Patent Office (EPO) showed that China had applied 13,432 patents in 2020 with a year-on-year increase of 9.9 percent, a new...
Farmers from Qapqal Xibe autonomous county, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region, pick apples after a bumper harvest, Oct. 22, 2020. (Photo by Hua Yanming/People's Daily Online)

China sees 10.1 million people return or move to countryside to start businesses or...

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By Yu Jingxian China has witnessed continuous expansion of the number of people who have returned or moved to the countryside to start their own...
Five hundred automobiles manufactured by a Chinese carmaker are about to be shipped to the Netherlands at a dock of Lianyungang port, east China’s Jiangsu province, Feb. 3, 2020. Photo by Wang Chun, People’s Daily Online

China’s automotive aftermarket hits US$153.78 billion in 2020 – Ministry of Commerce

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China's automotive aftermarket is estimated to have hit 1 trillion yuan ($153.78 billion) in 2020, said the country's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Wednesday. The...
cannabis

Cannabis Sector Highest Growing Industry In Canada

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Cannabis has become more accepted in more recent times around the world, making it a tremendous growth opportunity for investors. Canada was one of...
Mohammed Kudus

SWAG congratulates Sprinter Azamati, Blacks Stars and Black Bombers for qualifications

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The Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) wishes to congratulate the impressive performances of sprinter Benjamin Azamati, the national amateur boxing team, the Black...
Cameroon Election

Bono Region had free and fair election in 2020 – IPDC

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The Bono Regional Inter Party Dialogue Committee has (IPDC) stated that, the 2020 elections in the Region generally was free and fair. The...
BMW

BMW posts about 34.8 percent decline in profit before financial result in 2020

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German carmaker BMW announced its profit decreased 34.8% in the fiscal year 2020, but its deliveries in Asia "grew solidly," rising by 6%, driven...
Rice

Rice production in Ghana: the woes of rice farmers in the Builsa South District

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Rice has become the second staple food consumed in Ghana after maize. Rice production in Ghana increased from 48,800 tonnes in 1970 to 925,000...
Supreme Court

Justice To The Dogs

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The judgement of the 2020 election petition was delivered on 4th March, 2021. While this has brought a closure to the rancorous election that...
Independent Power Producers have threatened to shut down

The National Energy Policy 2020 is completed – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Tuesday stated that the National Energy Policy, 2020, has been completed to improve the framework and strategies towards...
Farmers plough high-standard cropland with agricultural machinery in Gaoxing township, Xingguo county, east China’s Jiangxi province, March 3. (Photo by Chen Dichang/People’s Daily Online)

China builds over 5.59 million hectares of high-standard farmland in 2020

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By Yu Jingxian China built 83.91 million mu (about 5.59 million hectares) of high-standard farmland and increased the coverage of efficient water-saving irrigation systems to...
Doctor

Upper West Region fails to meet doctor-patient ratio for 2020

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The Upper West Regional Health Sector Performance Review Report for 2020 has revealed that the Region had failed to meet the doctor-patient ratio target...
Supreme Court

Election 2020 Petition: Ghana’s Supreme Court decides tomorrow

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Ghana’s Supreme Court will tomorrow, March 4, deliver judgement in the much awaited Election 2020 Petition trial. The seven-member panel, presided over by Chief Justice...
interest rates

Kenya’s interest payment on domestic, foreign loans surge in 2020

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Kenya paid thrice as much interest on domestic loans as it did on foreign debt in 2020, with the East African nation's public debt...
New Oil Field

Ghana loses US$1.04 billion in oil revenue in first half 2020 due to COVID-19

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Ghana lost a total of 1.04 billion United States dollars (USD) or 5.7 billion Ghana cedis in petroleum revenue in the first half of...
A freight train leaves Zhengzhou, central China’s Henan province, for Katowice, Poland, February 10, 2021. (Photo by Li Zhangpeng/People’s Daily Online)

EU Imports from United States Drops in 2020 Against Increase from China

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For the first time in history, China overtook the US in 2020 as the Euro Area’s (EA) top trading partner. According to the research data...
Health Hiv Treatment

Ketu South attains 100 percent antiretroviral therapy coverage in 2020

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The Ketu South Municipal Health Directorate has increased coverage of people living with HIV who know their status on antiretroviral treatment to 100 percent...
Mr Sydney Ageyomah Abilba

Malaria: UER records zero under-five mortality in 2020

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Death caused by malaria in children less than five years in the Upper East Region has drastically reduced from 0.72 per cent in 2015...
Covid-19 vaccine

Covid-19 Vaccine: When And How Do You Get It 2020?

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With the first covid vaccine released in mid-December, over 3 million of these doses are undergoing distribution all over the United States. And since...