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GRA Commissioner General urges Ghanaians to help sustain environment

The acting Commissioner General of the GRA, Mr Ammishaddai Owusu-Amoah, has urged Ghanaians not to degrade the environment as the consequences could be...
Locals wear face masks as a preventive measure against coronavirus, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, April 20, 2020. Tanzanian health authorities on Monday announced 84 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in three days, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 254 from 170 reported on Friday last week. (Xinhua)

Tanzania outlines measures to stimulate economic growth

Tanzanian authorities said on Monday that they have outlined measures to be implemented in the 2021-22 financial year to stimulate economic growth, service debts...
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Will The U.S. Support Egypt’s Violation Of Ethiopia’s Sovereign Right to Operate The GERD?

June 5, 2021 Is the United States’ continued escalation of hostile policy towards Ethiopia preparing the groundwork to support Egypt’s “colonial rights” over the Nile...
South Africa has the only nuclear power plant on the the African continent. There should be 1,000 more.

Africa Needs A Nuclear Power Visionary Like President Kennedy

May 31, 2021 President John F Kennedy was the last great U.S. President. He had a vision for developing the U.S. As...
Giddins and Trisolace win €28,100 in prize money

AFIDBA challenge: Giddins and Trisolace win €28,100 in prize money through AFD

France, through the French Development Agency (AFD), has awarded a prize to two start-ups from the 2020 Cohort of the AFD Inclusive and Digital...
A primary school student experiences virtual skiing events of the Beijing 2022 Olympic Winter Games at the 4th Digital China Summit & Exhibition in Fuzhou, southeast China's Fujian province, April 26, 2021. (Photo by Chen Bin/People's Daily Online)

China fuels high-quality economic growth with digital technologies

By Li Hongxing Digital technologies are vibrantly facilitating China's high-quality economic progress as a wave of digitalization is arriving at a faster pace. The country...
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Huawei reaffirms commitment to social progress and economic growth

Huawei Technologies says it will continue to work closely with its customers and partners to support social progress, economic growth, and sustainable development. "We have...
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Ghana-Burkina Faso railway connectivity to accelerate Sub region’s economic growth

Mr John-Peter Amewu, the Minister for Railway Development, says plans are on course for Government to secure private sector partnership in the construction of...
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Vietnam’s first-quarter economic growth reaches 4.5 percent

dpa/GNA - Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 4.48 per cent in the first quarter of 2021 compared with the same period...
AMA and GAVA launch 2021 World Art Day

AMA and GAVA launch 2021 World Art Day

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) in partnership with the Ghana Association of Visual Artists (GAVA), has launched the 2021 World Art Day, dubbed: "Reimagining...
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Digital transformation, a game-changer for Africa in driving innovation and economic growth

Mr Bernardo Sarmiento, Director of the Trade Capacity Building branch of the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, (UNIDO) says digital transmutation is a key...

2021 Budget to steer a strong economic growth for Ghana—Dr. S.K Frimpong

An Economist, and a former lecturer at the University of Professional Studies, Dr. S.K Frimpong has opined that the 2021 budget statement is a...
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‘Green Energy’ Means More Economic Misery for Africa

March 19, 2021 Gyude Moore, former Liberian Minister of Public Works, has published an superbly perceptive article on what the “green-decarbonization” of energy means for...

Emerging technologies remain key in promoting economic growth

Emerging technologies remain key in promoting economic growth, transformation and expansion of digital trade in Africa, according to a report on the First...
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South Africa’s unstable power will affect growth prospects

South Africa's economic growth would experience sluggishness as Eskom plans to continue with blackouts particularly for the next five years, said economists. ...
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Ghana must link the budget with population dynamics – NPC

Dr Leticia Adelaide Appiah, the Executive Director of the National Population Council (NPC), has called for the need to link the annual budget with...
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United States Can Improve Relations With China by Adopting a Joint Mission: Assisting in...

March 12, 2021 This article, Towards an Improved US-China Relationship, by Stephen Hayes, former President and CEO at the Corporate Council of Africa, suggest a...
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Ghana’s efficient management of energy sector is crucial to economic growth

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has observed the need for the Government of Ghana (GOG) to effectively manage the energy sector to...

What kind of modernization is China seeking?

When the Japanese invasion plunged China into peril in the 1930s, a renowned Chinese historian pondered and asked the famous question that had vexed...

Cape Coasters react to President’s first address in his second term

Residents of Cape Coast have expressed mixed feelings regarding the first State of the Nation Address (SONA) to the Ghanaians by President Nana Addo...
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The Africa Human Capital Plan: Why Investing in Women and Girls Matters Now More...

The World Bank launched the Africa Human Capital Plan in 2019, in an ambitious effort to invest more in people, boost human capital gains,...
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Ghana urged to focus on ‘cost effective’ LNG for economic growth

Although Ghana has decent amounts of natural gas, it would be “cost effective” for the country to import liquified natural gas (LNG), according to...
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Kenya calls on Africa to adopt digital finance to boost economic growth

Kenya on Thursday urged African nations to adopt digital finance in order to boost their economic growth. Maureen Mbaka, chief administrative secretary,...
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Japan’s central bank trims economic growth outlook

dpa/GNA – The Bank of Japan on Thursday slightly downgraded its economic growth forecast for the current financial year amid the fallout from...

President Akufo-Addo renews commitment towards rapid economic growth

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has renewed his commitment to working towards the rapid development and prosperity of all Ghanaians. He thanked the Almighty God...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

ECA report calls for innovate financing to develop Africa’s private sector

A newly launched report of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has urged innovative ways of financing to address challenges facing the private sector,...
A visitor is in talks for purchase of navel oranges from southern Jiangxi at the Ganzhou booth of the 13th China Green Food Expo at the Nanchang Greenland International Expo Center in Nanchang, capital of east China’s Jiangxi province, Dec. 18. (Photo by Zhu Haipeng/People’s Daily Online)

China aims to maintain steady economic growth in 2021

By He Yin In a speech at the annual Central Economic Work Conference held in Beijing from Dec. 16 to 18, Xi Jinping, general secretary...
A woman takes care of tomatoes at a “digital farm” in southwest China’s Chongqing municipality, March 5. Liangping district of the municipality has achieved smart agricultural production by applying technologies such as agricultural internet of things and big data. By Liu Hui, People’s Daily Online

Zambia urged to learn Chinese technology for sustainable agricultural industry

The Zambian government has been urged to tap into Chinese agricultural technology to strengthen Zambia's economic growth and help sustain the agriculture diversification policy...
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Increased Chinese investments in Zambia contributing to economic growth

Chinese enterprises have contributed greatly to the growth of the economy in Kalulushi district in Zambia's Copperbelt province as a result of increased investment,...
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Tanzania, Namibia agree to enhance cooperation in deep sea fishing

Tanzania and Namibia on Monday agreed to enhance cooperation in deep sea fishing and livestock sector. A statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs...