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Africa optimistic of increased gas production in 2021

Although the global energy sector has been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic this year – with oil hardest hit because of its dependence...
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Government expects growth to rebound to 5.7 per cent in 2021

Government expects growth to rebound strongly in 2021 at 5.7 per cent as a result of the implementation of the Transformation and Revitalization phase...

Mahama assures free fertilizer for farmers in 2021

President John Dramani Mahama has promised to provide free fertilizers to cocoa farmers to alleviate their plight in the cocoa production chain. He said under...

Zambia’s finance minister unveils 2021 national budget

Zambia's finance minister on Friday unveiled the country's 2021 budget aimed at stimulating economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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World Table Tennis announces 2021 event “Hubs”

World Table Tennis (WTT) Friday announced the first half of the 2021 WTT calendar, including three separate "Hubs" to be staged in the Middle...
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Badminton 2020 season to be completed in early 2021: BWF

The Asian leg of the adjusted Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour 2020 will take place in Bangkok, Thailand in January next year,...
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Zambian leader upbeat on economic recovery in 2021

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday expressed optimism on the country's economic recovery in 2021. "The good news is that a rebound...

German government slashes 2021 tax revenue forecast

The German Ministry of Finance on Thursday cut its tax revenue forecast for 2021 by 19.6 billion euros (23.25 billion U.S. dollars) -- below...
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Ibrahimovic extends contract with AC Milan until 2021

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ended speculation around his future by signing a one-year extension with AC Milan, the Serie A side confirmed on Monday. ...

2021 FIVB Volleyball Nations League schedule revealed

Volleyball's world governing body the FIVB announced the detailed schedule for its Volleyball Nations League (VNL) 2021 here on Monday. The...

Kenya says floriculture sector to fully recover in 2021

Kenya's floriculture sector will fully recover from the negative effects of COVID-19 pandemic in the middle of 2021, executives said on Friday. ...
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Huawei to complete technology park in Angola by end of 2021

Huawei Angola expects to complete a technology park worth 60 million U.S. dollars by December 2021, the Chinese telecom company said here Thursday. ...

Sweden proposes historic budget for 2021 to restart pandemic-stricken economy

The Swedish government proposed on Thursday a historic budget that worth over 100 billion SEK (about 11.5 billion U.S. dollars) for 2021 to boost...
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South Africa’s tertiary institutions to end 2020 academic year in February 2021

As the risk of COVID-19 still remains, South Africa's tertiary institutions' 2020 academic year will only be completed in 2021, Higher Education, Science and...
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Japanese firm to start human clinical tests for COVID-19 medicine in 2021

A biotechnology company in southwestern Japan said Tuesday it will start human clinical trials for a drug of treating COVID-19 in 2021. ...
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No spectators at Argentine football matches at least till 2021

Football matches in Argentina are likely to be held without spectators at the stadium at least until early 2021, the country's Minister of Tourism...
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Zimbabwe school exam body hints possibility of postponement of public examinations until early 2021

The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (ZIMSEC) has hinted that public examinations which are due to be taken at the end of the year could...

Evidentiary stage of Israeli PM’s trial to begin in January 2021

Witness testimonies in Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's criminal trial will begin in January 2021, the Jerusalem District Court announced on Sunday. ...
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World Bank Boss urges G20 to extend debt suspension through 2021

World Bank Group President David Malpass on Saturday urged the Group of 20 (G20) countries to extend the time frame of the Debt Service...

Golf Ryder Cup postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19

The PGA of America, Ryder Cup Europe and the PGA Tour jointly announced on Wednesday that both the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup have...
People wearing face masks shop for food at a market in Rome, Italy, on April 2, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide has risen above 1 million, according to a new tally from Johns Hopkins University on Thursday. (Photo by Elisa Lingria/Xinhua)

EU, investment banks predict steep economic decline for Italy this year, improvement in 2021

Nearly two out of five Italian businesses are in danger of closing down amid the economic slowdown sparked by the global coronavirus outbreak, with...
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EU predicts Finland could have weakest growth in eurozone in 2021

The European Commission on Tuesday gave Finland the worst growth prospect of the 19-member eurozone in 2021, saying in its Summer 2020 Economic Forecast...
IOC President Thomas Bach chairs the IOC Executive Board meeting in Lausanne at Olympic House on June 10, 2020. (Photo by Greg Martin/IOC)

IOC and Tokyo 2020 organisers agree on “simplified” Olympic Games in 2021

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and organisers of the postponed Tokyo Games have agreed to “simplify and reduce the complexity of the Games” with...
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The Great Reset: A Unique Twin Summit to Begin 2021

“The Great Reset” will be the theme of a unique twin summit in January 2021, convened by the World Economic Forum. “The Great Reset” is...

FIFA Futsal World Cup postponed to 2021

Following the recommendations made by the FIFA-Confederations COVID-19 Working Group, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has confirmed the decision to postpone FIFA Futsal...
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Australian Football Federation committed to send teams to Tokyo Olympics in 2021

Football Federation Australia (FFA) on Thursday reaffirmed its commitment to send teams to the Tokyo Olympics next year and also suggested that the entry...
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CAF fines Ghana over pitch invasion incident

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has fined Ghana 10,000 U.S. dollars after a fan invaded the pitch in the 2021 Africa Cup of...
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Poland to be ready for Olympic Games in 2021, says coach Vital Heynen

Poland's men's volleyball team coach Vital Heynen insisted that the postponement of the Olympic Games to 2021 is not a problem for his players,...
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Kenya welcomes decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympics to 2021

Kenya has welcomed the decision by Japan and International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games by one year to 2021. ...

Ghana aspires to host COP 27 in 2021

Ghana is aspiring to host the 27th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) where states that are Parties to the Climate Convention, meet...