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CISCM commends Tema Tank Farm Limited

The Chartered Institute of Supply Chain Management (CISCM) – Ghana has commended Tema Tank Farm Limited, a petroleum storage management company, for upholding quality...
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Ramadan traditions in Sudan fade away amid economic, COVID-19 pressures

Despite a long-time observance of Ramadan traditions as a social legacy, the Sudanese people this year have to abandon some of them in the...
Foreign direct investment (FDI)

Ghana receives US$2.7 billion Foreign Direct Investment in 2020

Ghana received a total of 279 Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects valued at US$2.7 billion in 2020 despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The projects will go...

China’s inflation turns positive: PPI rises most since 2018

(dpa-AFX) - China's consumer price inflation turned positive in March largely due to a rise in fuel prices and the factory gate inflation rose...
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Dry season farmers in UER bemoan water shortages

The Garu and Bawku onion farmers have called on government to help solve the current water challenges affecting onion cultivation and other dry season...

Multi-functional team needed to support retail outlet fuel monitoring system

Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Duah, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Oil Marketing Companies, has called for a cross cutting and multi- functional monitoring team to implement...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania, and Mozambique pledge to strengthen economic, trade ties

Tanzanian and Mozambican leaders on Monday pledged to strengthen economic, trade and security cooperation between the two neighboring countries. Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his...

Sudan officially announces beginning of economic, commercial deals with Israel

Sudan's Foreign Ministry on Sunday officially announced the beginning of economic and commercial deals between Sudan and Israel, focusing on cooperation in the field...

Food for All Africa organizes “Feeding Caravan” to commemorate UN World Food day

As a yearly ritual, today October, 16th 2020, marks UN World Food Day. Food is the essence of life and the bedrock of our...
Tourists visit the Crescent Spring in Dunhuang, Northwest China's Gansu Province on Oct. 3. Photo by Zhang Xiaoliang/People's Daily Online

China’s economic recovery reveals its wisdom in governance

By Li Zheng China witnessed surging consumption during the just-concluded National Day holiday, with pick-ups of various economic data. It demonstrated the country's achievements in...
Two rhinoceros are seen in the Chobe National Park, northern Botswana, March. 24, 2015. The Kasane Conference on The Illegal Wildlife Trade was held on Tuesday in Kasane, the gateway to the Chobe National Park, with delegations from 35 countries and around 20 international organizations. (Xinhua/Lu Tianran)(azp)

Lack of economic opportunities fuel wildlife illegal trade: report

Lack of economic opportunities and desire to provide for families were some of the reasons that led poachers to get involved in illegal wildlife...
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Kenya’s private sector to spearhead green economic growth

Kenya's private sector said on Friday it will spearhead green economic growth through increased recycling of waste products. Carol Karuga, CEO,...
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Uganda forecasts 6 percent economic growth in next fiscal year

Uganda's Finance Minister Matia Kasaija said here Thursday the country's economy will grow 6 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2021/22, which started on July...
Burmese employees operate equipment in a production line of Letpadaung copper mine. (Photo by Sun Guangyong/People’s Daily)

Zambia should cash in on Chinese economic expansion by producing more copper: expert

The expansion of the Chinese economy in the wake of the contraction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic presents an opportunity for Zambia to increase...
Employees work on a production line in Tsingtao Brewery (Zhangjiakou) Co., Ltd. in Xuanhua economic development zone, north China’s Hebei province, April 18, 2020. Photo by Chen Xiaodong, People’s Daily Online

Italian economists say China’s integration key to global economic recovery

China's opening up to the world and its role as an important member of the global economic community is key to the world's economic...
China’s national flag and the flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong Photo by Qian Weixin/People's Daily Online

China’s economic recovery gains steam, key indicators further improve

China's economic recovery continued to gather steam with major economic indicators further improving last month as the country's efforts to boost growth amid the...
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South Sudan says conflict, COVID-19 to blame for economic slump

South Sudan on Friday said that conflicts and COVID-19 pandemic were to blame for declining economic growth in the country. Salvatore Garang...
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Kenya government says 2020 economic growth to drop to 2.6 percent

Kenya's economic growth is expected to drop to 2.6 percent in 2020, down from the previous year's 5.4 percent, mainly due to COVID-19,...
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Zambian leader upbeat on economic recovery in 2021

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday expressed optimism on the country's economic recovery in 2021. "The good news is that a rebound...
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Corruption to hinder economic growth: South African treasury

South Africa's corruption is hindering economic growth and progress, said Dondo Mogajane, Director-General at National Treasury on Wednesday. Mogajane made the remarks...
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Zambia says Africa’s economic transformation lies in enhancing value addition to products

The Zambian government said on Wednesday that Africa's economic transformation lies in the ability to increase value addition and strengthening the participation of...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (R) and Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg (L) arrive to speak to the media prior to a press conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, 12 March 2020. Morrison announced an economic stimulus package, worth 17.6 billion Australian dollar (around 11.4 billion US dollar) for the fiscal year, to keep the Australian economy from entering into a recession due to the coronavirus epidemic. EPA/LUKAS COCH AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND OUT

Infrastructure to be Australia’s economic “savior” from coronavirus recession: deputy PM

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack has flagged a "significant" infrastructure investment to boost the nation's economic recovery from COVID-19. McCormack, who...
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Nigeria’s economic hub moves to curb human trafficking

Nigerian authorities on Tuesday inaugurated a Task Force on Human Trafficking to curb the menace of human trafficking and irregular migration in Lagos state. ...
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. dollar climbs amid economic data

The U.S. dollar strengthened in late trading on Tuesday as market participants digested a slew of newly-released economic data. The dollar index,...
Demonstrators clash with police during a protest over the death of George Floyd in Chicago, the United States, on May 30, 2020. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot imposed a curfew on the city on May 30. Chicago's precautions followed a chaotic and violent Saturday evening, when many businesses along the streets were looted, police cars overturned and some properties damaged. (Photo by Christopher Dilts/Xinhua)

Hundreds of Lebanese protest against appointment of new PM

Hundreds of Lebanese gathered in Beirut's downtown on Tuesday in the afternoon to protest against the appointment of Mustapha Adib as Lebanon's prime minister...
In observance of International Women’s Day, participants march from the centre of Monrovia to the Temple of Justice, home of the Liberian Supreme Court, where they staged a peaceful sit-in protest against gender-based violence. UN Photo/Eric Kanalstein

South African police working hard to curb violence against women – minister

With more than 21,000 cases of gender-based violence reported over the past four months, South African Police Minister Bheki Cele said Monday that the...
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2 killed in helicopter crash in Nigeria’s economic hub

Two people were killed and another injured in a helicopter crash in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, on Friday, said Gboyega Akosile, a spokesperson to...
Helicopter debris are seen near the site of the collision of two helicopters, in the Villa Castelli locality, in La Rioja, Argentina, on March 10, 2015. At least 10 people were killed Monday afternoon when two helicopters collided and crashed in Argentina's northwest province of La Rioja, local media reported. (Xinhua/Luis Lobos/TELAM) (rtg)

At least 2 killed in helicopter crash in Nigeria’s economic hub

At least two people were killed and another injured in a helicopter crash in Lagos, Nigeria's economic hub, on Friday, said Gboyega Akosile, a...
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (R) and Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz attend a ceremony at the President's residence in Jerusalem, on Oct. 23, 2019. Benny Gantz, Israel's former military chief, was given on Wednesday the mandate to form a new government after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failure to do so amid a political deadlock. (Photo by Gil Cohen Magen/Xinhua)

Political advisors urged to increase contributions to economic, social planning

China's top political advisor Wang Yang on Thursday urged national political advisors to make greater contributions to the formulation and implementation of the...
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Fintech hastens economic relief to Kenyans amid COVID-19 pandemic

Some 125,000 youths across Kenya on Monday started to receive 342 million shillings (about 3.17 million U.S. dollars) through their mobile phones from the...