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Ghana Parliament

Ghanaian Parliament approves almost GH¢561 million for Sanitation Ministry for 2021

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Parliament on Monday approved in Accra, the sum of GHC 560.93 million for the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources its budget estimate, for...
Maternal Deaths

Eastern Regional hospital records almost 39 percent maternal deaths

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The Eastern Regional Hospital in Koforidua recorded 59 maternal deaths in 2020 as against 39 deaths registered in 2019, representing a 38.8 per cent...
Billionaires

Almost One-Third of USD Billionaires In the World Are From China

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In 2020 China became the first country to have more than 1000 billionaires among its citizens. Despite the hardships of 2020, China added over...
China Internet Users

China’s internet users hit almost 1 billion

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The number of China's internet users hit 989 million by the end of last year, an increase of 85.4 million from March 2020. The...
Joe Biden

What we can learn from almost murdering Joe the pigeon

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As Joe the politician prepares to be inaugurated as the next President of the United States, another Joe has also been making international headlines....
Singapore

Singapore economy shrinks by almost 6 percent in 2020

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dpa/GNA - Official estimates released on Monday by the Ministry of Trade and Industry show Singapore's gross domestic product (GDP) contracting by a less-than-expected...
recession

Australia in recession for first time in almost 30 years

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Australia has officially fallen into its first recession in 29 years with the biggest fall in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on record. ...
Travel

Air travel within China almost returns to “pre-pandemic levels”

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Domestic air travel in China has nearly fully recovered from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to data released Wednesday by ForwardKeys, which predicted the Chinese...

German fashion industry sees sales fall almost 20 pct in H1

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Year-on-year sales in the German clothing trade dropped by almost 20 percent in the first half (H1) of 2020, the industry association GermanFashion said...
Karela Pitch

New CAM Park -Venue For Karela United FC Almost Complete

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The new CAM park, venue for GPL side Karela Utd FC is almost a done deal. The project, estimated at cost of $1.8 million and...
factory

Almost 1 million workers temporarily laid off in Portugal

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A total of 931,000 Portuguese workers have temporarily lost their jobs under the country's simplified temporary "lay-off" measure prompted by the coronavirus outbreak, Portuguese...
People walk near the Colosseum in Rome, Italy, March 8, 2020. A total of 6,387 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Italy since the epidemic first broke out here over two weeks ago, the Civil Protection Department said Sunday. In addition, 366 people have died and 622 recovered, Civil Protection Department Chief Angelo Borrelli told reporters at a televised press conference. (Photo by Alberto Lingria/Xinhua)

Italy marks lockdown Easter as COVID-19 claims almost 20,000 lives

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The coronavirus pandemic has claimed 19,899 lives in locked-down Italy since the pandemic first broke out in the country on Feb. 21, according to...
Syrian soldiers are seen on the Damascus-Aleppo highway near the administrative border of Aleppo province, Syria, on Feb. 12, 2020. For the first time since 2012, the Syrian army wrested control of the strategic Damascus-Aleppo highway following battles against the rebel groups, a war monitor reported on Tuesday. (Str/Xinhua)

Almost 5 million children born into war in Syria

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Some 4.8 million children have been born in Syria since the conflict began nine years ago. An additional 1 million have been born as...
Idlib

Almost 700,000 people displaced in NW Syria since December

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The number of people displaced by violence since December in Idlib, northwest Syria, has now reached a record-setting 700,000, a UN spokesman said on...
Cher

Cher Unhappy About Losing Her Longtime Favourite T-shirt

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The 'Believe' hitmaker took to social media last week to ask her fans for help as she described the skull and crossbones top and...
Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson is at the finish line with her pregnancy

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The 38-year-old star is expecting her third child with husband Eric Johnson and it hasn't been easy for the 'Irresistible’ singer, who has documented...
Refugees-Burkinabes

Almost 200 Burkinabe’s Find Refuge in Ghana

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About 200 Burkinabes from Zoaga-Zabre in the Northern Province of Burkina Faso fleeing chieftaincy conflict at the weekend arrived in Ghana to seek refuge. They...
Tori Spelling

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

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The 'Beverly Hills, 90210' actress was sued by American Express for months of unpaid bills and the company then filed a court order forcing...
U.S. dollar, euro and Swiss franc bank notes are seen in a bank in Budapest August 8, 2011.REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

In 2018, Morocco’s Forex Reserve Almost Diminished by 5 Percent

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Morocco's net international reserves amounted to 24.2 billion U.S. dollars by the end of 2018, with a year-on-year decrease of 4.9 percent, official statistics...
Barcelona

Liga Santander and Barca Almost Share Points

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The Liga Santander reach the halfway point of the season this coming weekend when FC Barcelona look to extend their lead at the top...
Afre Anko Plus Size

Afre Anko Plus Size ware becomes a hot cake brand

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When we say Plus size – it's something that does not fall into society’s understanding of a body type when it that shouldn't be...
air-pollution

WHO says almost the whole world breaths in dirty air

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised alarm at increasing air pollution and the high number of people breathing air that is of poor...

Major Lazer’s ‘Particula’ Video Has Made Nearly 4 Million Views

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Major Lazer’s “Particula” officialy video has gunned over 3.9 million youtube views in 14 days after its official release. Featuring celebrated African artistes Ice...
A photo of a snow leopard captured at the Wolong National Nature Reserve last winter. (Photo by Wolong National Nature Reserve)

Wolong Snow Leopards Survey Almost Completed

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China is about to complete its biggest-ever survey on snow leopards living in Wolong National Nature Reserve, southwest Sichuan Province as the annual International...
Ghana’s comedy king, DKB

DKB: Nana Konadu’s Comment’ Almost Finished Me

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Ghana’s comedy king, DKB has for the first time opened up about remarks passed by former first lady Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawling, describing his...
barbara corcoran

Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran Said Producers Only Wanted One Woman

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Barbara Corcoran is a staple on Shark Tank. But in an interview with In Touch magazine, she reveals she almost wasn’t on the show! “I...
cancer

Research Says New Cervical Cancer Vaccine Could Eliminate Disease

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Cervical cancer could completely be eliminated, according to research, thanks to a new vaccine being reviewed by Australia's Pharmaceutical Authority. A Melbourne-based study, led by...

Gyan Allays The Fears Supporters

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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has poured chilled water on his current injury situation. Earlier reports indicated that the Black Stars leader would miss next January’s...

New link to Shenzhen is almost ready

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Connectivity testing and market rehearsals to verify the technical readiness for the soon-to-be-launched stock trading link between Shenzhen and Hong Kong were completed over...
Kurdish Peshmerga forces ride on military vehicles on the southeast of Mosul, Iraq, August 14, 2016. (Reuters photo)

UN Relief Side Estimates Displaced Iraqis At 9,000

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"The majority of displaced people so far are sheltering in host communities," UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said at a daily news briefing here. "All...