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Zimbabwe cancels holiday gatherings due to COVID-19

Zimbabweans will mark Heroes' Day and Defense Forces Day without gatherings this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities have said. "There will be no...
Children compete ina cardboard “dragon boat race” at a kindergarten in Tengzhou, east China’s Shandong province, June 24. Photo by Song Haicun/People’s Daily Online

China’stourism revenue exceeds 12 billion yuan during Dragon Boat Festival holiday

By Wang Ke China received about48.81 million domestic tourists during the three-day Dragon Boat Festival holiday which concluded on June 27, reaping 12.28 billion yuanin...
On April 8, 2020, the safety officer took the temperature of the students who took the bus line of No. 26 Middle School in Hohhot and registered the temperature. Ding Genhou / People’s Daily Online

African student eager to start postponed new semester

Students in China are now keeping a close eye on the foreseeable new semester as COVID-19 ebbs as they have been stuck at home...

Kenya’s forex reserves fall as business resumes after holiday

Kenya's foreign exchange reserves dropped by 90 million U.S. dollars this week as business resumed after the holiday season. The forex reserves...

GES declares tomorrow holiday for KG1 to Primary six pupils

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has declared Wednesday, October 30, a holiday for kindergarten 1 to Primary 6 pupils to enable the teachers...

Rev. Sam Ask Government to Consider Mother’s Day A Holiday

Reverend Eric Sam, the General overseer of Merryland Hope Ministry International in Accra has suggested to government to consider Mother’s Day celebration as a...
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Opanka Releases A New Track Titled Holiday Ft. Kweysi Swat

Dadie Opanka, a Ghanaian rap sensation, has released his second single of the year and it features one Ghana's fastest rising Afro-pop artiste, Kweysi...

Zambia records 188 road accidents during Africa Freedom Day holiday

Zambia recorded 188 road traffic accidents during the Africa Freedom Day holiday, with eight of them being fatal one, police said on Tuesday., Godfrey Chilabi,...

Spring festival break brings to light new spending ways

The week-long Spring Festival holiday finished on Wednesday. The holiday not only has become a time for family gatherings and cultural activities, but also...
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S. African stocks inch up ahead of holiday

Share prices on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) closed marginally firmer on Friday ahead of the holiday weekend, assisted by a weaker rand. The South...

408 million trips during Lunar New Year holiday

The week-long Spring Festival holiday witnessed 408 millon passenger trips in China, up 2.1 percent year on year, data from the Ministry of Transport...

2017 Spring Festival sees record holiday box office

Poster of the film "Journey to the West: The Demons Strike Back." Chinese cinemas took 3.347 billion yuan (US$487 million) in ticket sales during the...

China tourism revenue surges in week-long holiday

Tourists cram to the Bund during the Spring Festival holiday in Shanghai, east China, Jan. 29, 2017. (Xinhua/Tian Yiwei) China's tourism industry raked in 423.3...

178,000 police officers on duty for holiday traffic

Police officers Gao Yang (C-L) and Nie Yingjie (C-R) patrol at the Changchun Railway Station during Spring Festial travel rush in northeast China's Jilin...

Akua Donkor Wants Dec 7 Declared a Holiday

The Flag Bearer of the Ghana Freedom Party (GFP), Madam Akua Donkor, has petitioned the government to make Wednesday, December 7, 2016, the day...

Friday Nov. 4 is a Statutory Public Holiday

Deputy Interior Minister James Agalga has cnfirmed that Friday November 4, is a statutory public holiday and must be observed as such. Speaking...

Lauren Holiday’s Brain Tumour Finally Removed

Lauren Holiday, the US football star famous for helping her team win the 2015 Women's World Cup, has had a brain tumour removed. The...
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Ghana’s Republic Day is No Ordinary Holiday

Ghanaians have just returned from yet another holiday, the celebration of Republic Day on Friday, July 1st. For many ...

Jackson Owusu to be punished over his holiday injury

Kotoko will punish midfielder Jackson Owusu for picking up a serious injury in an unsanctioned game. The combative midfielder has come under massive...
A Palestinian vendor sells toys made in China at his store, in the West Bank city of Nablus, on Sept. 12, 2015. For many Palestinian business men, Chinese goods are good choices due to the cheap price. In Nablus, "China" is a common word to everyone, and made-in-China goods are everywhere in markets and sold for reasonable prices.(Xinhua/Nidal Eshtayeh)

Consumers in Kenya sift through Chinese merchandise before spring holiday

by Christine Lagat The slick Huawei smartphones that were on display at an exhibition held on Friday in the popular high end mall, Yaya...

Australian Family’s Holiday Spoiled By Drug Raid

Officers on the Gold Coast tourist strip raided the home just after Christmas, seizing hydroponic cannabis from a locked room. Police held the family at...

John Legend’s New Song Under the Stars Revealed

John Legend helped ring in the holiday season by debuting a brand new song on Monday, November 30. The singer shared “Under the Stars”...

Outline of Holiday Special of Sherlock Emerges

“Sherlock” upcoming holiday special has been teased in some promo videos, but fans were left guessing what the title character and his loyal companion...

Hindus happy for Diwali holiday in Mozambique

Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was a step in the positive direction and thanked...
Fly with Me Animal Cuddle Buddy range of toys

Young travelers to enjoy new range of toys on board Emirates

Emirates has released its newest range of toys, the Fly with Me Animals for infants and toddlers and specially designed Fly with Me Lonely...

Ellen Converts Justin Bieber’s Nude Picture into Greeting Card

Ellen DeGeneres shows her hidden skills in photo editing. The 57-year-old comedian turned Justin Bieber’s nude photo taken during his vacation in Bora Bora...

Katy Perry Sings ‘Everyday Is a Holiday’

Katy Perry already helps her fans get into the holiday spirit. She confirmed earlier this year that she’d recorded a new song called “Everyday...

New Agro-processing Enterprises Gets Tax Holiday From GIPC

Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Mawuena Trebarh The Ghana Investment Promotion Center (GIPC) has offered a five year tax holiday for new, wholly-owned Ghanaian agro-processing...

Naira Suffered Depreciation Following Holiday Break

The naira on Monday depreciated in value against the dollar after the two-day holiday due to strong demand by importers as well as huge...

Make Those Christmas Travelling Decisions Now

September 27th was World Tourism Day. Its purpose is to foster awareness among the international community of the importance of tourism and its social,...