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Global experts urge Africa to focus on value of biodiversity

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Global experts on biodiversity, economics and conservation on Wednesday urged African governments to base their financial decisions on the value of biodiversity. ...
Kenya

Kenya vows to focus on home-based care to tackle COVID-19

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Kenya's Ministry of Health said on Wednesday it will put more focus on home-based care programs as part of the strategy to combat COVID-19...
Nelson Mandela

South Africans mark Mandela Day with focus on fighting COVID-19

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South Africans on Saturday marked the Nelson Mandela International Day with a focus on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The best way to mark the event...
The Fearless Girl statue stands in front of the New York Stock Exchange near Wall Street on March 23, 2020 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP)

Wall Street tumbles as economy reopening in focus

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U.S. stocks sank on Tuesday as investors eyed the latest efforts on easing coronavirus-tied lockdowns. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 457.21...
A trader works at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Nov. 4, 2019. U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 114.75 points, or 0.42 percent, to 27,462.11. The S&P 500 rallied 11.36 points, or 0.37 percent, to 3,078.27. The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 46.80 points, or 0.56 percent, to 8,433.20. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

U.S. stocks open higher as economy reopening in focus

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U.S. stocks opened higher on Tuesday as investors eyed latest efforts on easing coronavirus-tied lockdowns. Shortly after the opening bell, the Dow...
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge crosses the line during the match of "1:59 challenge" in Vienna, Austria, on Oct. 12, 2019. Eliud Kipchoge completed the "1:59 challenge" successfully in 1h 59m 40.2s. (Xinhua/Guo Chen)

Discipline, focus help Olympic marathon champion Kipchoge remain injury-free

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Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge has remained injury-free for almost a decade, a move his physiotherapist Peter Nduhio puts down to discipline. ...
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Upcoming decade of indigenous languages to focus on users’ human rights

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Participants at a high-level event in Mexico City on indigenous languages issued a strategic roadmap for the Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032) prioritizing the...
Tokyo 2020 Olympic games

Australia’s Chef de Mission tells athletes to focus on training for Tokyo Olympics

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Australian Chef de Mission for Tokyo 2020 Ian Chesterman on Wednesday told athletes to stay calm and keep preparing for the Olympics. ...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa hailed by the National Assembly

South African president expected to focus on the economic crisis at SONA

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As South Africa's economy is still in the doldrums and numerous companies laying off thousands of workers, experts said President Cyril Ramaphosa should prioritize...
African Union (AU)

AU summit opens with focus on development, peace and security

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Speakers at the 33rd session of the African Union (AU) summit that opened on Sunday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, voiced views on development,...

Assemblyman to focus on improving quality basic education

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Mr Lawrence Ake-emah-Kapoe, the Assemblyman for the Nayorigo-Bungu Electoral Area in the Bongo District of the Upper East Region has pledged to work effectively...
role model

How To Be a Role Model For Your Child

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A role model is a person who serves as an example by influencing others. In other words, a role model is a person whose...
World Economic Forum (WEF)

WEF annual meeting opens with focus on cohesive, sustainable development

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting opened here Tuesday with a focus on renewing the concept of stakeholder capitalism to overcome income inequality,...
Thant Myint-U, renowned Myanmar historian, former government advisor and former United Nations (UN) official. (Photo: courtesy of Thant Myint-U)

Myanmar should focus on ‘benefits from China ties’

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By Li Xuanmin The relations between China and Myanmar are closer now than ever before, and the Southeast Asian country should think of how it...
ZANU-PF panel at National People's Conference during Dec. 2019, photo by ZANU-PF

ZANU-PF Holds 18th National People’s Conference with Focus on Economic Revitalization

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Deliberation and resolutions focus on ending sanctions, enhancing discipline and rooting out corruption Southern African Development Community (SADC) states are facing monumental challenges in the...
Ken Ofori Atta

NIB to focus on promoting industrialisation – Ken Ofori Atta

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The government is putting in place strategies to make the state-owned National Investment Bank (NIB) a specialised and an industrialisation - driven bank...
Landguard

Continental land policy conference to focus on fighting corruption in Africa

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The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Saturday announced that Cote d'Ivoire will host a high-level continental Conference on Land Policy in...
Buhari

Nigeria’s economic council to focus on developing reliable data

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Nigeria's newly constituted Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) have been charged by President Muhammadu Buhari to focus on developing reliable data that would properly...
Corruption

Fight against corruption should not focus on politicians alone – Chief

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Naa Wilfred Dapillah II, the Chief of Sentu in the Lambussie District of the Upper West Region has stated that to win the corruption...
Technology Workshop

Stakeholders urged to pay attention to unique ecosystems

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Ghana’s goal to hinge its development through technology and innovation will be achieved if the government, academia and the private sector focus on building...
Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten,

Isaac Odamtten advised to focus on Tema central Seat

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The debate on whether the former Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE) for Tema, Mr Isaac Ashai Odamtten, should run for MP on the ticket of...
Basic Textbooks

Students charged to focus more on their books

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An old student of the Tatale Evangelical Presbyterian Senior High School Mrs Georgina Bajo has donated 20 Mathematics books to the school and urged...
Jumia-Ghana,

Jumia Africa Sets Eyes on African Markets with focus on Chinese companies

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Africa's leading e-commerce platform Jumia has said it will be "100 percent Africa" for now and the future, and will not target markets outside...
learn french

Government has lost its focus by suggesting French as Ghana’s second language

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For over 62 years, Ghana as a country led by political partisan bias politicians has been misplacing the objectives of this country and the...
Michael Keaton

Michael Keaton Gives Up Comedy to Concentrate on Acting

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The 67-year-old star started out telling jokes on stage in New York, and while he was enjoying writing and live performing, he eventually decided...
Nab Workshop

Universities Must Seek Quality Delivery

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Dr Kwame Dattey, Former Executive Secretary, National Accreditation Board (NAB), has called on Universities to focus on quality service to meet the needs of...
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018 in Boao, south China's Hainan Province, April 10, 2018. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)

China Focus: A Walk into Chinese Democracy

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On national TV, Ma Shanxiang tells people how to best solve quarrels with their neighbors, Tashi shares new developments of his Tibetan school, and...
Goals

If You Want To Achieve Your Goals, Don’t Focus On Them

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My sincere entreaty is that, at the end of this write-up, you would grasp what I am trying to communicate in terms of the...
Representatives of overseas Chinese nationals discuss the draft constitutional amendment at the first session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), March 7, 2018. (Photo by Lei Sheng from People’s Daily)

Chinese Astronomer Moves His Concentration to the Universe and Earth

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Wu Xiangping, 58, speaks fast, walks fast, and eats fast. For him, distances are measured in light years. An astronomer and academician at the Chinese...
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Ethiopia and Eritrea Puts Their Resources on Restoring Trade Relations

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Both countries say it’s time for development By Daniel Otieno The winds of change are blowing across the Horn of Africa following the signing in Jeddah,...