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UK public borrowing surges to new record high in August

British public borrowing surged to 35.9 billion pounds (about 45.69 billion U.S. dollars) in August, representing a new record high since 1993, as...
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High profile Boko Haram commander surrenders to troops in Nigeria’s Borno state

A high profile Boko Haram commander has surrendered to Nigerian troops following various clearance operations in the country's northeast region, a military spokesperson said...
Marginal gains can make all the difference between defeat and victory for elite athletes

African top high jumper Sawe calls on world stars to grace Kip Keino Classic

After making remarkable progress to join elite high jumpers in the world, Kenyan Mathew Sawe has put the Nairobi Continental Tour slated for October...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on March 3, 2020 shows flags on the U.S. Federal Reserve building in Washington D.C., the United States. The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered the target range for the federal funds rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1.00 percent to 1.25 percent, as the novel coronavirus disease poses "evolving risks" to economic activity, the central bank announced Tuesday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. homebuilder confidence hits all-time high in September

U.S. homebuilder confidence hit an all-time high in September as historically low mortgage rates continue to boost the housing market, the National Association...
Aquaculture Ghana

Mozambique on high alert for red spot disease among fish

Mozambique fishery authorities said they are on high alert for the possible appearing of the Epizootic ulcerative syndrome (EUS), also known as the red...
Covid Case

Namibia reports high ratio number of daily COVID-19 cases to population

Namibia is among top African countries in the ratio number of daily reported COVID-19 cases to population, with 315 positive cases recorded Friday, health...

Mass testing on market vendors drives up daily high COVID-19 infections in Rwanda

The Rwandan Ministry of Health on Saturday reported a record daily high of 109 new COVID-19 cases, including 81 from mass testing on market...

High yielding watermelon seed introduced to farmers

A high yielding watermelon seed known as ELGHALI has been introduced to farmers to help boost their incomes and ensure nutrition for consumers. ...

Russian space corporation advisor detained on high treason suspicion

Ivan Safronov, an advisor to the director general of the Russian state space corporation Roscosmos, has been detained on suspicion of committing high treason,...
Picture shows the Ghana Boxing Federation president, Mr. George Lamptey and the Black Bombers presenting a certificate of appreciation to the GOC

GOC President Focused On Putting Ghana Sports High

The president of the Ghana Olympic Committee (GOC) Mr. Ben Nunoo Mensah says he is focused on seeing Ghana Sports on a better level...
People wear masks as they walk in Milan, Italy, Feb. 24, 2020. Six people have died and 222 have tested positive for the novel coronavirus nationwide in Italy, Angelo Borrelli, chief of Civil Protection Department and Extraordinary Commissioner for the Coronavirus Emergency, told a press conference at 6 p.m. local time on Monday. (Photo by Daniele Mascolo/Xinhua)

What has caused the high COVID-19 mortality rate in Italy?

Italy has been the hardest-hit country since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Europe, with the highest mortality rate and the most confirmed cases in...
A doctor on a house call checks blood pressure and glucose for a patient in a village in Nyingchi, Tibet Autonomous Region. (By Shen Shaotie, People’s Daily)

Low fiber diet linked to high blood pressure

A diet low in fiber can lead to high blood pressure, an international study co-led by Australia's Monash University revealed on Wednesday. ...

Zimbabwe’s Chiwenga laments high road accidents

Acting Zimbabwean President Constantino Chiwenga on Monday bemoaned the continuous loss of lives in the country through road accidents. His comment came...
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Mobile data prices too high in South Africa

South Africa's mobile data prices are too high and need to be reduced, said the country's Competition Commission on Monday. The Commission...
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Stakeholders must jointly tackle Tema Manhean’s high adolescent pregnancy rate

Stakeholders have been urged to work together to significantly reduce the high adolescent pregnancy rate in the fishing community of Tema Manhean. Statistics from the...
Gender violence

Gender-based violence cases still high in Zambia’s Copperbelt province despite awareness drive

Gender-based violence (GBV) cases in Zambia's Copperbelt province have remained high despite increased awareness programs to curb the scourge, a women's association said on...
Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC)

Africa’s Prosperity is High on UK’s Programme

Mr Iain Walker, the British High Commissioner, has reiterated the United Kingdom's commitment to promoting Africa's prosperity and security. "The UK Government believes that it...

Botswana is determined to finish AFCON Qualifiers on a Good Note

Botswana national soccer team the Zebras are looking to end their qualifications for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on a high by...

AFCON Qualifiers: Botswana Plans on Finishing Well

Botswana national soccer team the Zebras are looking to end their qualifications for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) on a high by...

Hohoe will do well in Cassava processing under 1D1F

Mr Nathaniel Kove, a cassava processing expert, has said the Hohoe enclave is an ideal location for the establishment of a major cassava processing...
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Brong Ahafo has high HIV/AIDS Deaths

HIV/AIDS fatality rate is assuming alarming proportion at the Brong-Ahafo Regional Hospital, says Dr Emmanuel Kofi Amponsah, the Medical Director. This means that, 20 people...
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WBO Rankings Places Ten Ghanaian Boxes High

Patrick Allotey – World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Africa champion, is now ranked number ten in latest World Boxing Organisation (WBO) Junior Middleweight world rankings,...
Ghana Revenue Authority

Upper East Adhering to Excise Tax Stamp Order

The Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) has described as “impressive” the level of Excise Tax Stamp compliance by retailers in the Upper East Region. It said...

Kenya floats US$500 million T-bonds amid high demand

Kenya has put up for sale two Treasury bonds worth 50 billion Kenyan shillings (500 million U.S. dollars) on Tuesday as the East African...
Mr Rahul Kumar Singh (second left) and Mr Saurabh Verma (third left) other two other Lava officers performing the launch

Lava introduced into the Ghanaian Market high quality devices

Lava, the fastest growing Indian mobile phone company has launched its operations in Ghana with a promise to deliver valuable and reliable yet affordable...
Electoral Commission (EC)

Provisional results indicate high voter turnout

Provisional results in the just ended referendum on the creation of the Savannah, show massive endorsement by the people. At Singbin Section Polling Station in...

Kenya’s resort town braces for high tourist arrivals amid festive season

Hoteliers in Kenya's resort town of Naivasha are bracing for over 100,000 visitors next week when the main festive season kicks off. ...
Photo taken on Aug. 9, 2017 shows eggs sold in a Belgian market, in Brussels, Belgium. Millions of contaminated eggs were withdrawn from the market last week in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, after it was discovered that the eggs had presence of fipronil. (Xinhua/Ye Pingfan)(whw)

High egg imports push prices to all-time low in Kenya

As the December holiday season slowly sets in, many poultry farmers in Kenya had hoped to cash in on the growing demand for their...

Kenyan bourse turnover swells on high foreign input

Trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose considerably on Thursday as turnover hit 9.5 million U.S. dollars from 32 million shares. Some 21 million...
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Sunyani Prisoners found to have high mental disorders

The Sunyani Central Prisons is recording high figures of inmates with forms of mental disorders. This situation, according to prison officers, remained a serious challenge,...