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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)

July with no foreign tourists costs Italy over US$3.5 billion

July without foreign tourists cost Italy more than 3 billion euros (3.5 billion U.S. dollars) in lost revenue in the hospitality, food, transportation, entertainment...

Coronavirus costs Gaza economy US$200 million in losses during March

The crisis of COVID-19 has cost the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip's economy 200 million U.S. dollars in losses last month, a local report said Friday. ...
Libya's oil

Suspension of Libyan oil exports costs US$2 billion losses

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Tuesday said that the suspension of oil exports because of the closure of oil fields and ports has...
petroleum revenue

Libyan oil export hiatus costs US$1.3 billion losses

Libya's National Oil Corporation (NOC) on Tuesday said suspension of oil exports due to closure of oilfields and ports caused losses worth more than...

Open-defecation : An enemy to tourism in Ghana

Ghana as a country still records cholera outbreaks and a lot of diarrhea deaths amongst children and adults as a result of open defecation. One...
Tomatoes Importation

Tomato Importation costs Ghana 56 Billion CFA every year

Ghana loses 56 billion CFA to Burkina Faso (BF) through the importation of fresh tomatoes annually, Mr. Eric Osei Tuffuor, the Chairman, Ghana National...

False age claims by asylum seekers costs Austria €2.9 million last year

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

Australian medication costs four times global benchmark

Common medications in Australia can cost 3.7 times as much as the global benchmark, a study has found. The report, published by...

Smartphone vendors pass rising costs to consumers

Web celebrities use smartphones to live-stream a running event in Shenyang, Liaoning province.   Chinese smartphone vendors are ratcheting up the prices of their products,...
A cargo helicopter flies while it carries a military vehicle during the annual joint military exercise Foal Eagle between South Korea and the United States in Pocheon, northeast of Seoul, March 25, 2015. (Xinhua/Seongbin Kang)

Election Reflections 2016-Trump’s Major Policies Includes US-China Relations

Over the last several weeks there has been considerable attention paid in the corporate media to the discussions held, nominations made and utterances issued...

Food costs push China’s CPI higher

Chinese consumer inflation picked up in October for a second month on higher food prices, while factory-gate inflation also rose as prices of steel and...

Shippers cry over high cost doing business

Mr Robin Huws Barnes, Takoradi Branch Manager of the Ghana Shippers’ Authority, said the situation has made many shippers in the country non-competitive. He said...

Ghana Raises Expenditure On Transport Infrastructure

Further spending to reinforce connectivity in road and rail networks will be necessary for Ghana to significantly increase its shipping capacity, but infrastructure upgrades...

Voters’ ID Replacement Costs GHC5.00

He said after the payment, the persons must present a copy of the deposit slip to the Commission’s District Office for registration and issuance...
South African Currency

Investors Ditch South Africa’s Fiscal Assets

Africa's most industrialised economy is seen at risk of losing its investment-grade status because of persistently weak growth and large deficits. Many investors are...

360 Severe Burns Cases Recorded At Korle-Bu Every Year

Dr Opoku Ware Ampomah, Director of the Centre, attributed the number to the high incidence of burns cases in the country, saying 50 per...
Gianni Infantino

New FIFA President Infantino goes for budget flight

The 45-year-old new FIFA boss flew to Bristol from Geneva on the low-cost easyJet airline on Friday ahead of the weekend's International Football Association...

I Charge GH¢5K For A Show – DKB

If you are thinking of getting Ghanaian comedian Derrick Kobina Bonney aka DKB for a show, then your budget should be between Gh5,000 and...
British Airways

IAG Profits Shoot Up

Fuel costs for the year were down 6.3 per cent, and would have been 17.2 per cent lower, but for a rise in the...

Kenya inflation went up in October due to rent and energy costs

Inflation rose to 6.72 per cent year-on-year in October from 5.97 per cent a month earlier, and month-on-month inflation was 0.50 per cent, the...

Ghana Comes to Real Terms With Increasing Debt Costs

After canceling four bond sales since April, Ghana risks paying higher borrowing costs when it returns to the market on Thursday with its largest...
Mobile phone

Telecoms Cut SMS and Data Prices

A mobile phone user sends an SMS. Tigo and MTN Rwanda have already revised the SMS charges, while Airtel Rwanda is also in...

Ghana Loses US$290 Million To Poor Sanitation Every Year

The Environmental Health Officers' Association (GEHOA) in Collaboration with the Local Government Workers Union, Health Service Workers Union and Ghana Federation of Allied Health...
Wpid Electricity

Electricity rationing costs Zambian power utility US$116 million

A senior Zambian government official said on Friday that the country's power utility has lost about 116 million U.S. dollars due to electricity rationing...

Swansea move for Andre Ayew costs ?60k a week and ?2m in fees

Swansea City unveil new signing Andre Ayew on June 10, 2015 in Swansea, Wales. Signing Ghana winger Andre Ayew on ?free? transfer a major...

Adam Kwarasey suffers worst moments in his short MLS career

Adam Kwarasey?s howler cost Timbers By El Akyereko Frimpong Follow the writer on Twitter: @AkyerekOfficial Ghana international goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey had perhaps one of his worst moments...

Ghana drops two places to 26 on latest FIFA ranking

Ghana and Senegal in action in international friendly Ghana have dropped down two places to 26 on the latest FIFA ranking released for the month...

Kampala goes without water

People drawing water from a well. PHOTO/By Agnes Kyotalengerire The story is not any different in Naguru, children in school uniform; women and men...

47 assemblies spent Sh3.71 billion on foreign and domestic travel

National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi According to the Auditor General, the 47 assemblies spent Sh3.71 billion on foreign and domestic travel last year. Speaking at the...

Crude oil theft costs Nigeria N433bn annually

The Nigerian Navy on Tuesday said the country lost an estimated N433 billion annually to crude oil theft due to poor law enforcement presence...