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Zoom investors looking to a post-pandemic 2021 boost

..., with current growth at over 300% Zoom is poised to show another monster quarter when it reports results on Monday, with sales growth expected to...
Photo taken on May 29, 2020 shows the live broadcast of U.S. President Donald Trump speaking at a press conference at the White House in Washington D.C.. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his country is "terminating" its relationship with the World Health Organization. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. current account deficit widens sharply in second quarter

The U.S. current account deficit widened sharply in the second quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic weighed on U.S. exports, the Commerce Department reported...
Agyapa Oppostition

IMANI Alert:  Why the CSOs Oppose the “Current” Agyapa Deal

IMANI's Key arguments: 1. Rising gold prices and rising gold production in Ghana should lead to our royalties being valued higher but this deal because...
fiscal deficit

Canada’s current account deficit narrows in Second Quarter

Canada's current account deficit narrowed by 4.6 billion Canadian dollars (about 3.5 billion U.S. dollars) in the second quarter to 8.6 billion Canadian dollars,...
The spokesperson of the mutineers, Col. Maj. Ismael Wague (C) speaks during a press conference in Kati, near Bamako, Mali, on Aug. 19, 2020. Mali's mutinous soldiers on Wednesday announced the creation of the National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) to lead a political transition toward general elections following the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and the dissolution of the National Assembly and the government. (Photo by Habib Kouyate/Xinhua)

Bamako regains serenity after mutiny condemned by international community

The city of Bamako regained its serenity on Wednesday, after a mutiny at the Soundiata Keita military camp led to the forced resignation of...
Tunisian President Kais Saied

Tunisian president assigns current interior minister to form new government

Tunisian President Kais Saied has assigned the current interior minister Hichem Mechichi to form a new government, Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) reported on Saturday. ...
kidnapped in Nigeria

The Importance of 2023 In Current Nigerian Politics

Everything happening in Nigeria now is about 2023 even though this is 2020. It is clear that Nigerians are now doubting the health, the...
Alfred ‘Bukom Bomber’ Lamptey

Alfred ‘Bukom Bomber’ Lamptey – The Current Hottest Boxer At Bukom

Young boxer Alfred Lamptey is fast establishing himself as the boxer to watch. Under the guidance of Alex Ntiamoah to get him the right opponents...
sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu

Desist from using COVID-19 crisis to extort from your people – Sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu

The spokesperson for the national Chief Imam, sheikh Aremeyaw Shaibu has appealed to Ghanaians to desist from using the current health crisis (COVID-19) which...
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)

U.S. current monetary policy appropriate despite COVID-19 threat

While the COVID-19 outbreak poses a threat to the U.S. economic growth, the current stance of monetary policy likely will remain appropriate, U.S. Federal...
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Kenya to cut fiscal deficit to 3 percent by 2023 from current 6.3 percent

Kenya is targeting to cut its fiscal deficit from the current 6.3 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) to 3 percent by 2023,...
The Fed believes that the US economy is growing once more and that extra support is not as necessary?

U.S. Fed chairman says current monetary policy likely to remain appropriate

U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the current stance of monetary policy will "likely remain appropriate," according to his testimony prepared...
Somalia soldiers

UN Official Raises Concern on Mali’s Current Security Status

A senior UN official warned on Wednesday that the security situation in Mali remained a grave concern, and a major challenge to peace-building in...
Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance

Current Banking Crisis: Why Esla Could Have Been Used To Minimize The Impact

As originally planned, the Energy Sector Levies Act (ESLA) was introduced to insulate the financial sector from legacy debt in the energy sector and...

Banking customers angry at current high interest rates

Businesses in the country have intensified calls on commercial banks to reduce their lending rates to reflect the recent cut in the Bank of...
Amin Adam

We Want To Make Oil A Blessing For Ghana’s Generation – Amin Adam

Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, a Deputy Minister of Energy, in charge of Petroleum, has indicated government's commitment to support relevant research for public discourse...
Prof Kwabena Frimpong Boateng

Minister Wants Education On Hazardous Chemicals Intensified

Professor Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, Minister of Environment, Science Technology and Innovation on Tuesday called on the authorities to intensified education on hazardous chemicals. He said there...

Gender Ministry Move To Strengthen Child Protection

The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has initiated moves to review and amend current legislative framework on Children. Madam Otiko Afisah Djabah, Minister...

All Set for Tamale’s Maiden Founders’ Day Event

VKL Entertainments in collaboration with Discovery Center has scheduled an entertainment event to be held in Tamale in honour of founders of the country,...
interest rate

Opportunity International brings down its interest rate

The CEO of Opportunity International Savings and Loans (Opportunity International), Mr. Kwame Owusu-Boateng, has expressed that the steady interest rate decline especially the Treasury...
Sierra Leone

Search continues for survivors in Sierra Leone’s mudslides

Red Cross volunteers are digging for survivors and supporting distraught families in the wake of heavy flooding and mudslides that have ripped through Sierra...
Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters gives professional data and analysis on future African Elections

Thomson Reuters has launched a dedicated Decision Africa app on its flagship desktop product Eikon. The app provides financial professionals with comprehensive market and...

We Must Guard Our Environment for Posterity Sake – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed regret at the level of degradation and pollution in Ghana’s environment.According to him, although citizens have the right to...
current account

Australian current account deficit improves by 62 percent

Australia has reported its lowest current account deficit in nearly 20 years on Tuesday, with exports driving the strong result for the nation. ...

Family Health University College Matriculate 33 Students

Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana has tipped the Family Health University College, the premier private Medical institution to...

AshGold Secure Betway Sponsorship

Obuasi AshGold Football Club last Saturday displayed fantastic football and won decisively against returnees, the wonder club, Accra Great Olympics to perch at the...

Acute Malnutrition Hit Upper West Region

About 1.4 per cent of all children less than five years in the Upper West Region are acutely malnourished. The Region also has the second...
Security Council

End current fighting across South Sudan – Security Council

The UN Security Council on Friday called on all parties in South Sudan to immediately stop fighting, saying that "there is no military solution...

Bangladesh remittances total US$4.25 billion in July-Oct period

The Bangladesh Bank (BB) official who preferred to be unnamed said the figure for the same period last year was 5 billion U.S. dollars. ...

Putin and Trump ready to improve Russia-U.S. ties

Putin voiced Moscow's willingness to build a partnership dialogue with the new U.S. administration based on equality, mutual respect and non-interference in the internal...