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Chinese engagement drives Africa’s anti-COVID-19 momentum – expert

The engagement of the Chinese government and enterprises has been a major driving force to Africa's fight against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, an...
Peking Opera artist Dong Fei started sharing his stories of the traditional Chinese art form on Douyin since 2018, taking the opera closer to more young Chinese. Photo is a screen capture from the Douyin app

Short videos drives spread of traditional Chinese culture, art

By Yang Chenghu, Cui Li Traditional Chinese culture and art has gain a foothold on short video platforms and attracted a large number of young...
Ghana Rugby

Funding Of Rugby Drives Ghana Stakeholder Congress

The golden thread throughout the Ghana Rugby 2020 Stakeholder Congress (GRSC)was the Union’s ability to fund its operations in light of the increased demands...

Electricity connectivity drives ICT usage in Namibian city informal settlement

By Ndalimpinga Iita At his shack made out of corrugated iron in Havana informal settlement in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, John Sheya,...

Consumer demand for personalisation drives revenue growth in Africa

The rise of increasingly personal and personalised media interaction fueled by technology and evolving customer behaviour is gaining momentum. Consumers are using an array...
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Ecobank Ghana Launches Ecobankpay to Promote Cash-lite System

Ecobank Ghana, in a bid to complement government’s efforts to achieve a cash-lite society, has launched the EcobankPay, a digital payments and collections service,...

Zambia has received 3,300 Congolese refugees

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Andrej Mahecic – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today’s...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Millicom and Other Partnerships Leads African Communities to Achieving SDGs

Millicom International Cellular S.A. and Reach for Change are celebrating 5 years of driving locally led development of youngsters in Africa, highlighting how corporate...
An exhibitor from Amiran Kenya sets his fresh produce during the Annual Naivasha Horticulture Trade Fair held in Naivasha, Nakuru County recently. Kenyan fruits and vegetables face ban in the EU market due to failure to meet set regulations. Photo: Antony Gitonga/Standard

Rising food prices drives Kenya’s food insecurity

Persistent high prices of staple food continued to drive food insecurity in Kenya, an assessment report released on Friday shows. The Famine Early Warning Systems...
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Growth In Middle Class Drives Private Education Boom On Continent

April 2017 Private universities and schools are mushrooming across Africa, as parents increasingly seek a quality education for their children outside of the state offering...
A man walks past an electronic board showing the stock index in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 4, 2014. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Tuesday, with the Nikkei index ending 4.18 percent lower, hitting the lowest closing level since last October. The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average dived 610.66 points, from Monday at 14,008.47, its lowest finish since Oct. 8. (Xinhua/Stringer)

Strong U.S Stocks, JR Kyushu Debut Drives Nikkei High

The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average ended up 130.83 points, or 0.76 percent, from Monday at 17,365.25. The broader Topix index of all...
officials of Union Savings and Loans and NACOB presenting a dummy cheque to Mr Emmanuel Agyapong, the Director of DAFAREC, with the items in the background

Union savings and loans gives to rehabilitation center

She said the company took opportunity to partner other stakeholders and institutions whose objectives fell in line with the corporate social responsibility (CSR) objectives...

Lower household income drives South Korea’s private consumption down

Monthly private consumption averaged 2,669,000 won (2,262 U.S. dollars) per household during the January-March period, up 0.6 percent from the same period of last...

Holistic management drives success of Namibian farmer

by Harris Rodgers Namibia Junior Farmer of the Year 2015 Judith Isele is making giant strides in organic farming, using what is known as the...

Canada’s New Stimulus Budget drives stocks to drop

The Toronto Stock Exchange's benchmark Standard & Poor's/TSX Composite Index lost 114.01 points, or 0.84 percent, to close at 13,379.48 points. Six of the...

PM Fico’s Smer party came first in the Slovak polls

Smer-SD won 27.3 percent of the vote, followed by Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) with 13.3 percent and OLaNO-NOVA with 11.2 percent, the exit...

Cedi depreciation will give no drop in the prices of petroleum

Some industry watchers in the petroleum sector have ruled out a possible decline in the prices of petroleum products at least with the continuous...

Sony’s “War Room” drives North American film industry

Sony's faith-based film "War Room" jumped to the first place in its second weekend of release, pushing the three-week champion "Straight Outta Compton" out...

Chinese government?s efforts increases green car sales

In a year of declining auto sales, green cars are hitting the high road. In the first half of 2015, sales of new energy...

Careless driver slams SUV into crowd killing three

Attack: A man deliberately drove his car into a crowd of people in Graz, Austria, before getting out of the vehicle and stabbing...

New Zealand enjoys massive boost in housing business

New Zealand's housing crisis is driving the biggest boom in home building since the global financial crisis, figures from the government statistics agency indicated...

Laser Power Systems created a new Thorium car

Laser Power Systems has created a new Thorium car is completely emission-free, turbine-free, and is electricity generated. It?s one of the new sustainable-powered engines to...

A Car Cristiano Ronaldo Drives

C7 Portuguese born Real Madrid striker, Christiano Ronaldo decided to spend some of his millions on something nice The player who is nominated for this year?s...

A minor commotion was recorded at MMIA

A minor commotion was recorded on Monday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, when a vehicle conveying the Acting Director General of...

Dell drives workstation innovation

?Earlier this year, Dell opened its first?Virtual Workstation Centre of Excellence?(CoE) in Round Rock, Texas to provide?customers and partners with the necessary resources and...

SAP Africa Drives Mobile Solutions For West Africa

SAP Africa today announced a partnership with ActivEdge Technologies, an SAP OEM (original equipment manufacturer) certified partner, to drive innovative mobile solutions to fulfill...

Clare Crawley drives everyone crazy

The new season of?Bachelor in Paradise?doesn?t premiere until?Aug. 4?? but?In Touch?can exclusively reveal some of the biggest secrets featuring the?Bachelor?and?Bachelorette?alums who attempt to find...

Women Go Crazy Over America’s Hottest Criminal

30 year old Stockton California native Jeremy Meeks (pictured above) was arrested on June 18th for the illegal possession of firearms, carrying a loaded...
Mr. Charles Conn, Chief Executive Officer of The Rhodes Trust

Rhodes Scholarship Re-launched In Nigeria

Nigeria will, once again, be among beneficiaries of the Rhodes scholarship, the world?s most preeminent post-graduate scholarship scheme. Two exceptionally bright students will receive...

Pastor Dies minutes after driving himself to clinic

This is so strange!!! Controversy has surrounded the death of a Nigerian Pastor, Timothy Elugbemi. The 55yrs old is said to have drove himself...