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Trump expects coronavirus vaccine to be available for “every American” by April

U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that the United States would produce enough coronavirus vaccine doses for "every American" by April 2021. ...

UNECA says intra-Africa exports decline by 17 percent in April due to COVID-19

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) on Friday said that the level of intra-Africa exports declined by 17 percent in April...
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Over 27,700 migrant Ethiopians return home since April amid COVID-19 pandemic – IOM

More than 27,700 Ethiopian migrants have been repatriated home since April this year, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said. Between April 1 and August...

Ireland’s population estimated at 4.98 million by end of April

Ireland's total population was estimated at 4.98 million as of the end of April 2020, up nearly 5 percent when compared with the April...

Nigeria’s inflation rises to 12.34 percent in April

Nigeria's inflation rose to 12.34 percent year on year in April, according to data released Thursday by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). ...

Namibia records lowest inflation rate in April

Namibia's annual inflation rate in April slowed to 1.6 percent from 4.5 percent recorded in April 2019, the government said Thursday. According...
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Namibia’s new vehicle sales contract by 93.4 percent in April

Namibia only managed to sell a total of 50 new vehicles in April, representing a 93.4 percent contraction from the 759 vehicles sold in...
Photo taken on March 19, 2020 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. The Trump administration's plan to send Americans relief money as part of a massive stimulus package in response to COVID-19 could be 1,000 U.S. dollars per person, and 500 dollars per child, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. Treasury reports record US$738 billion budget deficit in April

The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday reported a record 738 billion-U.S. dollar budget deficit in April as the COVID-19 fallout continues to ripple through...

Germany’s e-commerce sees double digit sales growth in April

E-commerce sales in Germany in April reached 6.8 billion euros, up 17.9 percent year on year, the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association...

Egypt’s Suez Canal revenues up to US$1.91 billion in Jan. – April 2020

Egypt's Suez Canal revenues rose to 1.91 billion U.S. dollars in the first four month of 2020 from 1.87 billion dollars during the...

Uganda’s annual inflation rises to 3.2 percent in April

Uganda's annual headline inflation stood at 3.2 percent as of April, up from 3 percent in March, Uganda Bureau of Statistics said in a...
Akwasi Frimpong

Akwasi Frimpong Wins African Sports Monthly Magazine Athlete Of The Month

Ghana’s Winter Olympian Akwasi Frimpong who achieved a major feat and milestone in sporting history for Africa in late February and early March of...

Mozambican government says 129 terrorists killed in April operations

A total of 129 terrorists were killed in the province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique during the current month's operations carried out by the Defense...

Pope Francis commended for efforts in combating COVID-19

The Executive Council of the Union of the Catholic African Press (UCAP) has commended Pope Francis for creating a Commission that will confront the...
Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah Minister Of Information

Government has not lowered its response to COVID-19 – Oppong Nkrumah

Mr. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, says, the government has not lowered restrictions introduced to contain and stop the spread of the...
A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Nov. 4, 2019. U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 114.75 points, or 0.42 percent, to 27,462.11. The S&P 500 rallied 11.36 points, or 0.37 percent, to 3,078.27. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 46.80 points, or 0.56 percent, to 8,433.20. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Stocks are ‘on fire’: but a second coronavirus wave isn’t priced in

U.S. stock markets might be ‘on fire’ as earnings season begins – but Wall Street has not priced in a second wave of coronavirus,...
Fred Mcbagonluri

Ghana’s locally made mechanical ventilator needs support

Professor Fred McBagonluri, the President of Academic City University College working with 13 others, have developed a baseline prototype of a mechanical ventilator to...

NPP Government fulfills promises-DCE

Mr Isaac Odoom, District Chief Executive for Asikuma Odoben Brakwa, has said the fulfillment of the promises of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Government...
Rugby Africa Cup

Rugby Africa suspends 2020 season, to review it in April

Rugby Africa has postponed the start of the 2020 season, putting on hold all tournaments and activities in general across the continent due to...
A patient of novel coronavirus is discharged from a hospital in Tianshui, northwest China’s Gansu province, Feb. 19, 2020. Photo by Zhou Wentao, People’s Daily Online

Will COVID-19 epidemic “go away” in April?

Rumor has it that the COVID-19 epidemic will "go away" in April as most of the coronavirus-affected countries and regions are getting warm. The fact...
A staff member disinfects subway train carriage in Changsha, capital of central China's Hunan Province, Feb. 13, 2020. To ensure the safety of passengers, Changsha has stepped up various prevention measures at subway stations to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, such as disinfection in subway stations and subway train carriages, temperature measuring, setting up new observation points and publicity of epidemic prevention information. (Xinhua/Chen Zeguo)

China is confident to contain COVID-19 by the end of April

Chinese top respiratory specialist Zhong Nanshan said on Thursday, February 27, although the COVID-19 outbreak first appeared in China, that does not necessarily mean...
Ghana Football Association (GFA)

Ghana youth football leagues to begin in April

Ghana's much-awaited youth football leagues will begin on April 17, the country's football association announced on Tuesday. Open to U-13, U-15 and...
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Driving theory test set to change in April in UK

Learner drivers in Britain will have to pass a new type of theory test including three multiple-choice questions based on a short video from...

San Francisco to hold largest quilt display ever to honor AIDS victims

San Francisco will hold its largest display ever of a quilt with about 1,920 patches on it in April this year to honor those...
Maize farmer

Kenyan maize farmers feeling pinch of climate change

At the onset of maize planting season in April, Kenyan farmer Stephen Koros bought certified seeds, which he planted immediately as the rains started...

Producer inflation stays flat at 7.1 percent for April in Ghana

Producer Inflation which measures the average rate of change over a given period, in prices of goods and services at the producer’s...

Ghana April consumer inflation rises to 9.5 percent

Ghana's consumer inflation rate in April rose to 9.5 percent, compared with the 9.3 percent rate recorded in March. According to the...

Kenya seizes counterfeit goods worth over US$1 million in April

Kenya seized counterfeit goods worth over 100 million shillings (1 million U.S. dollars) in April in various parts of the country, officials of the...
International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

ICFJ to support News Startups in Latin America

A pioneering initiative will identify and invest $1.5 million in promising news media startups in Latin America and accelerate their efforts to grow into...
Russian archeologists make a unique discovery in Egypt

Russian archeologists make a unique discovery in Egypt

Russian archeologists from the Center of Egyptological Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, with support of JSC Rosoboronexport, a unit of the Rostec...