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Malaria parasites - seen here infecting red blood cells - and mosquitoes do not like cold temperatures

Namibia reports 32 malaria deaths since January amid COVID-19 pandemic

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Namibia has been hit by a sharp increase in malaria cases and deaths in the north during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, Minister of Health...
Rain

53 killed in Rwanda heavy rains since January

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At least 53 people were killed and 84 others injured in different parts of Rwanda due to disasters triggered by heavy rains since January...
Policymakers are hoping that rising prices may prompt Japanese consumers to start spending more money and boost domestic consumption

Sales of German retail sector up 1.8 percent in January

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Sales in Germany's retail sector increased in real terms by 1.8 percent in January 2020 compared with the same month last year, the Federal...
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U.S. pending home sales rise 5.2 percent in January

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The pending home sales index rebounded in January, after falling 4.9 percent in the previous month, the U.S. National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported...
UK car production

UK car production declines for fifth consecutive month in January

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British car production dropped for the fifth consecutive month in January mainly due to the sharp decrease in domestic demand, the Society of Motor...
Huawei 5G

China’s 5G phone shipments surpass 5 million in January

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Shipments of 5G cellphones in China reached 5.47 million units in January, data from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology showed Wednesday. ...
Vladimir Putin

Putin discloses details of Russian cabinet reshuffle

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has unveiled details of the January government reshuffle, the TASS news agency reported Thursday. Putin had discussed the resignation of the...
UK inflation

UK inflation rate rises to six-month high in January

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Britain's Consumer Prices Index (CPI) rose to six-month high of 1.8 percent in January, up from 1.3 percent in December 2019, the Office for...
Ideal Import Loan

Israel’s imports from China total US$806.4 million in January

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Israeli imports from China totaled 806.4 million U.S. dollars in January, according to a report released by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday. ...
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China’s home prices stay generally stable in January

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China continued to see a generally stable housing market performance in January, with home prices in 70 major cities reporting overall mild month-on-month increases,...
inflation

Ghana’s inflation in January slows to 7.8 percent on stable local currency

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The year-on-year inflation rate in Ghana slowed to 7.8 percent in January, compared with the 7.9 percent recorded last December, with the Ghana Statistical...
Hybrid and electric vehicles

Electric, hybrid vehicles account for one-fifth of new private cars sold in Ireland in...

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Electric and hybrid vehicles accounted for one-fifth of all the new private cars sold in Ireland in January, according to the latest figures from...
The first flight of the Xi'an-Istanbul direct air route arrives at Xi'an Xianyang International Airport in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Dec. 30, 2019. Three round trips operated by Turkish Airlines are expected to be made between Xi'an and Istanbul, with inbound flights on every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and outbound ones on every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. (Xinhua/Shao Rui)

Turkish Airlines international passengers number up in January

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Turkey's national flag carrier Turkish Airlines (THY) recently announced that the number of its international passengers in January increased by 10 percent from...
inflation

Tanzania records slight decrease in January 2020 headline inflation rate

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Tanzania's headline inflation rate for January 2020 decreased to 3.7 percent from 3.8 percent recorded in December 2019, the country's state-run statistics watchdog said...
inflation

Egyptian annual inflation slumps to 6.8 percent in January

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Egypt's annual urban consumer price inflation slumped to 6.8 percent in January from 12.2 percent in the same month in 2019, the official statistics...
house

UK house prices rise 4.1 percent in January year-on-year

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The average house price in Britain hit 240,054 pounds (about 310,555 U.S. dollars) in January, marking a 4.1 percent annual increase amid "signs of...
dollars

Sanders raises US$25 million in January for presidential campaign

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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said Thursday that his presidential campaign raised 25 million U.S. dollars in January. The sum came from more...
food

World food prices continue to climb in January

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World food prices rose for the fourth consecutive month in January, as prices for oils and sugar continued to grow, according to information released...
Car

UK new car market falls 7.3 percent in January

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Britain's new car registrations fell to 149,279 in January, down by 7.3 percent year-on-year as private and fleet demand declines, the Society of Motor...
inflation

Zambia’s annual inflation edges up in January

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Zambia's year-on-year inflation increased in January, signaling an upward movement in the inflation since last year, its statistics agency said on Thursday. ...
Iom Logo Standin

More than 200 migrants voluntarily deported from Libya in January

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Thursday said it voluntarily deported more than 200 migrants from Libya to their countries of origin so...
Anc President Cyril Ramaphosa Sworn In As Head Of State In The Republic Of South Africa May

South Africa’s president set to take over rotating AU chair in January

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to take over the rotating African Union (AU) chairmanship in January 2020 amid focus on resolving continuing...
Ghanaians

January 2019 consumer inflation slides down to 9.0 percent in Ghana on lower price...

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Annual headline Consumer inflation slumped 0.4 percentage points to 9.0 percent in January compared with the 9.4 percent recorded in December, according to data...
Prince Philip

Prince Philip Hands Over His Drivers License After His Recent Accident

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British Prince Philip gave up his driver's license at his age of 97, according to a royal family statement during the weekend, after his...
inflation

Zambia’s year-on-year inflation recorded at 7.9 percent in January

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Zambia's year-on-year inflation, as measured by the all items Consumer Price Index (CPI), was recorded at 7.9 percent in January, its statistics agency said...
food

Foodstuff prices expected to remain steady by January ending

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Foodstuffs prices at some major markets in Accra are expected to stabilise by end of January as customers are still recovering from expenditures incurred...
Naira

Aftermath Of NLC Protest: FG Promise To Send New Minimum Wage Bill To Nass...

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Following the national protests by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to press home the federal government’s refusal to process the agreed minimum wage they...
Somalia conflict map

Continental unity obstructed by continuing outside interference and destabilization

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Africa in Review 2018 Part III—Imperialist Militarism and the Quest for Reconstruction Political Analysis Bombing operations by the United States military against the Horn of Africa...
football

J. A. Kufuor Cup re-scheduled to January 6, 2019

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The much awaited J.A. Kufuor Cup match between regional rivals Kumasi Asante Kotoko and Ashantigold, at the Baba Yara Stadium. Kumasi, has been re-scheduled...
accident

Between January and February over 360 road accidents deaths were recorded

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More than 360 persons died while over 2,272 others were injured in vehicular accidents in the first two months of 2018. A total of, 2,085...