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ECB in wait-and-see mode as it weighs fallout from coronavirus crisis

dpa/GNA - The European Central Bank is expected to leave its emergency stimulus plan on hold Thursday as it takes stock of the eurozone's...
New York

Experts contribute ideas for NYC to revive from COVID-19 pandemic

Several experts in New York have tapped their wisdom and mulled ideas in efforts to help the largest city in the United States to...
A poster calling on more hand washing instead of purchasing masks is seen at a pharmacy in Berlin, capital of Germany, March 3, 2020. Germany's confirmed cases of COVID-19 have increased to 188 on Tuesday from 150 a day earlier, according to Robert Koch Institute (RKI), a federal government agency and research institute responsible for disease control and prevention. (Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)

Study shows German furlough decline; locked-down retail bucking trend

dpa/GNA - The number of people enrolled in Germany's furlough scheme during the coronavirus crisis, known as short-time work, shrank slightly at the...

Lagarde tipped to flag fresh stimulus as coronavirus crisis escalates

European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde is expected to signal Thursday the ECB stands ready to launch another round of stimulus this year...
Razor Wires On Board A Ship Used As Anti Piracy Measures Adobe Stock

West African Coast is the third hotspot for shipping losses – Allianz

...As Gulf of Guinea sees piracy activity soar According to marine insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2020,...

Ghana Stock Exchange records GH¢194 million in traded shares from January to June

The Ghana Stock Exchange has recorded a total of more than 262.2 million traded shares valued at GHC194 million in the first six months...
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Ghana FA to receive US$185,200 grant from CAF amid Coronavirus crisis

The Ghana Football Association is set to receive a US$ 185,200 grant from the Confederation of African Football to help ease the financial challenges...
Deutsche Bank And Iciec Support Cte D Ivoire Build Critical Health Infrastructure

Côte d’Ivoire: Deutsche Bank, ICIEC finance construction of two new regional hospitals

Deutsche Bank is financing the construction of two new regional hospitals as well as five new medical units in five additional hospitals in the...
Spanish Football

Spanish football clubs to return to training this week

Spain's professional football clubs will return to training during the week after almost two months without football due to the coronavirus crisis, the Spanish...

Volkswagen restarts production in Germany after coronavirus shutdown

After around five weeks of shutdown due to the coronavirus crisis, Germany's largest car manufacturer Volkswagen restarted production in two of its plants on...
cruise tourism

European countries to provide liquidity support to cruise shipping companies

In order to protect jobs in the shipbuilding industry during the coronavirus crisis, cruise shipping companies in participating European countries would receive financial support,...
Europe Week

Start-ups in Europe to face existential challenge

A "massive slump" in start-up financing was expected for 2020 in Europe due to the coronavirus crisis, according to a study published by the...
Ghana Football Association (GFA)

Ghanaian players won’t survive salary cuts – Kwame Baah-Nuakoh

Chairman of the GFA’s Club Licensing Board, Dr. Kwame Baah-Nuakoh has suggested no Ghanaian player will survive salary cuts amid the coronavirus crisis. Clubs across...

Ghana Must Enforce Disability Law − GFD

Former president of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) Kumasi Metro, Prince Debrah, has lamented over lack of supervision and implementation of the...
Dr Fatih Birol

Coronavirus crisis highlights importance of electricity – Energy Agency boss

The huge disruption caused by the coronavirus crisis has highlighted how much modern society depends on electricity, the Executive Director of the International Energy...

Italian doctors saw strange pneumonia cases before China’s COVID-19 outbreak

Italian general practitioners remember seeing strange pneumonia cases as early as November, which could mean the virus was circulating in parts of Italy before...

Industrial Goods, Finances and Services Sectors Biggest Impacted by Coronavirus

Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that industrial goods, finance and services are the most impacted stock sectors due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic....
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

UN commission estimates COVID-19 could cost Africa billions of dollars

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) has warned that the unfolding coronavirus crisis could seriously dent Africa's already stagnant growth and result...
Photo taken on Feb. 8 shows workers busy with production of medical protective supplies in a workshop of a local company in Xiantao, central China’s Hubei Province. (Hou Linliang/People’s Daily)

China combats coronavirus crisis professionally

China is combating the COVID-19 outbreak professionally and effectively, Egyptian experts said during a forum held on Tuesday in Egyptian capital Cairo. ...