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2019 OFID Annual Award for Development: Vida Duti grabs US$100,000

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The 2019 OFID Annual Award for Development has been conferred upon Vida Duti, in recognition of her remarkable work in striving for sustainable water,...

Invest In Business Ecosystems To Support More Trade For Growth

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The 2018 World Trade Promotion Organization Conference kicked off yesterday in Paris, with the aim of building a stronger business ecosystems to help small...

11 National Trade Promotion Organizations Shortlisted For The 2018 WTPO Awards

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The International Trade Centre (ITC) has announced that 11 national trade promotion organizations have been shortlisted for the 2018 World Trade Promotion Organization (WTPO)...
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China, Austria friendship grows from strength to strength

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Chinese President Xi Jinping and visiting Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen agreed to establish a Sino-Austrian friendly strategic partnership and advance bilateral pragmatic...

Bisa Kdei Commence Europe Tour

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Multiple award winning Ghanaian musician Bisa Kdei has officially begun his Europe tour. The tour which is expected to have Bisa Kdei perform for over...
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Austria sees 53 percent decline asylum applications in 2017

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Austria has seen a sharp 53 percent drop in the number of asylum applications made for the first five months of the year, Austria...
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False age claims by asylum seekers costs Austria €2.9 million last year

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Asylum seekers misrepresenting their age costed Austria 2.9 million euros (3 million U.S. dollars) in 2016, the Kurier newspaper reported on Monday. ...

International Floorball Team Ease Burden Of Special Olympic Team

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The Ghana special Olympic team, has received financial support from the International Floorball Team in Ghana, ahead of their participation in the Special Olympic...

SOS Children Villages Rejuvenate Association

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The SOS Children Villages, Ghana, has inaugurated fifty association members to augment its governance structure. The members, who have varying academic and professional backgrounds, include...

Austria Authorities Apprehend Hitler Lookalike

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A Hitler lookalike has been arrested in Austria on charges of glorifying the Nazi era, local officials say.The 25-year-old man reportedly calls himself Harald...
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Albania, Austria agree to recognize pension contributions

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Albania and Austria Wednesday signed an agreement on recognition of pension contributions, the Albanian government said in a statement. The agreement was...

Iran, Austria to cooperate in upstream oil projects

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An Iranian oil exploration and production company signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with an Austrian oil and gas company for cooperation in upstream...
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Austria foils allegedly planned terror attack

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Austrian authorities on Friday arrested a man who allegedly planned to conduct a terror attack in Vienna, the country's largest newspaper Krone reported. ...

Some Sports Analysts Disappointed In Avram Grant

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Strikers Abdul Majeed Waris, Raphael Dwamena and Defender Joseph Attamah Lawerh have failed to make the final cut in Coach Avram Grant’s squad, submitted...
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7 New Faces Join Ghana Black Stars

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Title favourites Ghana Black Stars are going to the 2017 African cup of nations in Gabon tournament with seven new faces. Coach Avram Grant on...

Austria: Amazon and Starbucks Pay Lower Taxes

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Amazon and Starbucks pay less tax in Austria than a local sausage stall, the country's Chancellor Christian Kern has said in a newspaper...
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Nairobi: UNODC Director touches on regional cooperation to promote security

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The Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Yury Fedotov, met Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, attended the Sixth Tokyo International...
AFP / Joe Klamar Austrian Freedom Party presidential candidate Norbert Hofer (R) joins supporters at an event during the election at the Prater Alm Bar, in Vienna, Austria, on May 22, 2016

Austria mail votes: Hofer and Bellen tied at 50%

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Projected results late on Sunday put both Hofer, presented as the friendly and moderate face of the populist Freedom Party (FPOe), and Alexander van...
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Austria’s OMV reports huge first quarter profits and revenue drops

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The company said its revenues dropped 31 percent to 3.99 billion euros (4.56 billion U.S. dollars), while its earnings before interest and taxes fell...
Heinz Fischer

Presidential voting starts off in Austria in the midst refugee crisis

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The latest poll showed that the leading runner are Norbert Hofer of the far-right anti-migrant Freedom Party and Alexander van der Bellen, backed by...

More Than 80,000 People Expected At Spring Fair In Germany

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The annual event, from April 2 to 10 this year, has attracted about 560 exhibitors from Germany, Austria, Italy and other countries, according to...

EU Must Set Up New Force To Secure External Border – Austria

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After meeting with defense chiefs from central and eastern European countries, Austrian Defense Ministers Hans Peter Doskozil said Austria and its neighbors in central...
A Syrian refugee family in southern Turkey in February 2014. Photo: UNHCR

Austria’s divisive refugee policy was preconceived

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More than a month ago Austria limited the immigration of refugees on its borders, announcing that the country this year will not accept more...
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Austria plans more cuts for asylum seekers

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From 8 a.m. Friday, a daily maximum of 80 asylum applications will be accepted at the southern border along with a maximum of...
Refugees rest at a railway station in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept. 14. 2015. German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere on Sunday announced that Germany temporarily reinstates border control amid the ongoing refugee crisis. According to German newspaper "Passauer Neue Presse", the German government also stopped the trains to and from Austria. (Xinhua/Qian Yi)

Grace and Austria at loggerheads over refugee issues

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by Maria Spiliopoulou Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz's proposal for the closure of Greece's border with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)...

Syria to receive €60 million from Austria as aid

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The news comes ahead of Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann's attendance at a Syria donors' conference in London next week. The funding will primarily go...

Austrian Boy Salvages Euro Banknotes in Danube in Vienna

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It is not clear if the money was put in the water as part of a laundering operation The notes were found floating down...
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PUMPMAKERS launches world’s first platform for DIY Solar Pumps

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The PUMPMAKERS PLATFORM, a virtual marketplace that helps people help themselves, provides individuals, local companies and NGOs with free access to the easy-to-use Do-It-Yourself...
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National Media Commission get new Chairman

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He succeeds Ambassador Kabral Blay-Amihere whose two-term tenure as Chairman ended recently. A press statement signed by Mr George Sarpong, Executive Secretary to the NMC...
Mr Ahiagble Bob Dennis showing the various type of Kente to Madam Gomashie and the Norwegian Ambassador

Kente exhibition opened at National Museum

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She said the Ministry is much committed to implementing the patronage of “Made-in-Ghana Goods”, to promote the work of local artisans to produce Kente...