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Eurozone inflation in April was negative 0.2 percent, compared with a revised zero percent in March (AFP Photo/Philippe Huguen

Eurozone industrial production growth showed acceleration in April

Eurozone industrial production growth accelerated in April, data from Eurostat showed on Monday. Industrial production grew 0.8 per cent on a monthly basis in April,...

COMESA member states urged to boost infrastructure for growth

Ministers of infrastructure on Wednesday called on member states of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), a regional trading bloc, to scale...
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Implementation of social protection law is imperative for national development : SEND GHANA

Social protection plays a critical role in realizing human right to social protection for all, reducing poverty and inequality, and supporting inclusive growth by...
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Fidelity Bank Ghana sustains profitability, growth amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Fidelity Bank Ghana recorded a remarkable profit before tax of GHC382 million in 2020. The remarkable profit...

Nestle Q1 organic sales growth at 7.7 percent; confirms 2021 outlook

Nestle (NSRGY.PK, NSTR.L) reported that its first quarter total reported sales increased by 1.3 per cent to 21.1 billion Swiss francs (22.94 billion dollars)...
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Russia’s service sector growth at 7-month high

(dpa-AFX) - Russia's service sector grew at the fastest pace in seven months in March, data from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The services...

Austria’s manufacturing sector growth gathers momentum

dpa-AFX/GNA - Austria's manufacturing sector upturn gathered momentum in March, survey results from IHS Markit showed on Monday. The UniCredit Bank Austria Manufacturing Purchasing Managers'...
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Encourage the growth and prosperity of Volta region – Dr Kludjeson

Dr Prince Kofi Kludjeson, Executive Chairman of the Volta Development Forum (VDF) has called on the private sector and Ghanaians at large to help...
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Turkish Ambassador pledges to support growth of tourism sector

Madam Ozlem Ergun Uluesen, the Turkish Ambassador to Ghana, said her government will collaborate with Ghana, through the Tourism Ministry, to explore tourism related...
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German private sector growth at 37-month high

dpa/GNA - Germany's private sector growth accelerated in March driven by a record expansion in manufacturing, flash data from IHS Markit showed on...
Photo taken on Oct. 7, 2019, shows a VR+5G innovation and exhibition center in east China's Jiangxi province, which opened during the 2019 World Conference on VR Industry. (Photo by Bao Gansheng/People's Daily Online)

XR industry boasts broad space for growth in China

By Jin Chen Statistics show that the market value of global extended reality (XR) industry has exceeded $20.4 billion. XR, an umbrella term encapsulating virtual reality...

ECA Price Watch points to construction sector as a key driver of growth

Mr Bartholomew Armah, Director of Macroeconomics and Governance at the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), has said a vibrant construction ecosystem is an indispensable...
Wpid Money Growth

Namibia mobile provider records growth

Namibia's digital enabler, Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) recorded 2.7 billion Namibia dollars (182 million U.S. dollars) in revenue, a 2.66 percent increase from last...
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MTN Ghana Awards Momo Agents and Merchants

MTN Ghana has awarded 550 Agents and Merchants in the South-West Region for their sacrifices and invaluable contributions to the growth of MTN. The prizes...

East Africa’s iGaming Industry a Prime Opportunity for Growth

Many African nations have adopted new technologies in the recent past. The number of people who can access the internet has soared of late....
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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...
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Businesses must embrace change for growth

Mr David Ofosu-Dorte, a Senior Partner at AB & David has called on Ghanaian businesses to confront changes in the business environment and...
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Africa needs to quicken its growth through re-defining its priorities

Africans need to re-define their priorities to quicken up the socio-economic growth of the continent. This is because if the continent continues to allow Western...
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Government expects growth to rebound to 5.7 per cent in 2021

Government expects growth to rebound strongly in 2021 at 5.7 per cent as a result of the implementation of the Transformation and Revitalization phase...
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AfCFTA wants structured relationship with GNCCI to boost growth

Mr Wamkele Keabetswe Mene, Secretary-General, African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), has called for a structured relationship with his outfit with the Ghana National...
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Kenyan industrialists launch center for green growth, climate change mitigation

Kenyan manufacturers on Friday launched a center for green growth and climate change mitigation. Mucai Kunyiha, chairman, Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM),...

E-commerce startup registers exponential growth as pandemic prompts Zimbabwean shoppers to get online

by Tafara Mugwara Although most Zimbabweans still prefer the physical touch of doing their shopping in traditional brick and...
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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...
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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,...

Urban growth in Africa providing new opportunities for agriculture

Rapid urban growth in Africa is providing new opportunities for the continent to transform its agricultural advantages into businesses, according to a new report...
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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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MTN to be “full digital operator” by 2023

MTN Ghana says it is sustaining investments in infrastructure and strategizing to become a “full digital operator” by 2023. Mr Selorm Adadevoh, MTN Ghana Chief...

Kenyan banks defy COVID-19 to post growth in deposit, interest income in first half

Listed commercial banks in Kenya defied the effects of COVID-19 pandemic to post growth in deposit, loans and interest income in the first half...
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Kenyan investors underline urgency of plastic ban, circular economy growth

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) on Wednesday voiced opposition to attempts to push for reintroduction of single-use plastics and underscored necessity of...