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Education is major concern of voters – NCCE Survey

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A pre-election survey conducted by the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has identified education, health, and employment as the topmost concerns of Ghanaians...
Floating Bridge

Government of Ghana selects Mabey Bridge as preferred supplier for major emergency bridge programme

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89 emergency bridges to be supplied across Ghana to enable quick, safe and efficient post-disaster recovery Mabey Bridge, the international modular bridging specialist, announces...
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Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Friday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Hundreds of students self-isolating after major COVID-19 outbreaks in UK universities

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Hundreds of students have been in self-isolation in several British universities as major coronavirus outbreaks were reported on campus just days into the new...
Ecowas Bank For Investment And Development

Major Aussie bank slapped with 1.3 billion AUD fine for financial misconduct

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One of Australia's big four banks, Westpac has agreed to pay 1.3 billion Australian dollars (919 million U.S. dollars) for breaching money laundering...
Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egyptian president calls for political settlement of major regional affairs

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said Tuesday that the various hotspot issues that weigh on regional peace and stability should be solved via political...
United Nations

Deputy UN chief urges major countries to work together to tackle pandemic

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Deputy United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Amina Mohammed on Thursday urged the world's major countries to work together in face of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Thursday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500...
hurricane Hanna

Teddy to become major hurricane as weakened Sally continues to slash U.S. southeast

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Hurricane Teddy, now located in the Atlantic Ocean, became a Category 2 hurricane early Thursday and is expected to strengthen into a major hurricane...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Monday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
tennis

Thiem wins first major title with comeback victory against Zverev at US Open

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Second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria came back from two sets down to overcome German fifth seed Alexander Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6(6)...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Friday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500 Index...
Brexit-dice

UK reaches first major post-Brexit free trade deal with Japan

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Britain and Japan on Friday secured a free trade agreement, which is Britain's first major trade deal as an independent trading nation after...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

UK takes “major step” towards joining Trans-Pacific free trade group – government

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Britain has taken "a major step" in the process of joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the British government said...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Friday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
An electronic board showing the closing numbers of Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment was risk-averse from the outset following a global equities rout triggered by an escalation in concern over the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Tuesday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500 Index...
An electronic board showing the closing numbers of Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment was risk-averse from the outset following a global equities rout triggered by an escalation in concern over the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Tuesday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
United Nations

UN chief calls for major push to safeguard progress on women’s empowerment

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday called for a major push to prevent "years, even generations" worth of progress on women's empowerment...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Monday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500...
An electronic board showing the closing numbers of Nikkei Stock Average in Tokyo, Japan, on March 6, 2020. Tokyo stocks closed sharply lower Friday as investor sentiment was risk-averse from the outset following a global equities rout triggered by an escalation in concern over the spread of the coronavirus. (Xinhua/Du Xiaoyi)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Friday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
Japan's Misaki Matsutomo (bottom L) and Ayaka Takahashi (C) celebrate winning a point during the women's doubles quarterfinal match with China's Chen Qingchen (top R) and Jia Yifan (top L) at All England Badminton 2020 in Birmingham, Britain on March 13, 2020. (Photo by Tim Ireland/Xinhua)

Three major tournaments mark elite badminton return to Denmark

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Badminton Denmark is spearheading the relaunch of elite international badminton by hosting three major tournaments on Danish soil, the association announced on Thursday. ...

About 7,000 mangroves to be planted in Mozambique’s major bay area

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About 7,000 mangrove seedlings are being planted in the Nacala Bay area, province of Nampula in northern Mozambique, to improve the habitat for the...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Thursday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500...
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COVID-19 pandemic slows down expansion of Zimbabwe’s major power plant

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A 1.5 billion U.S. dollars project to expand Zimbabwe's biggest coal-fired power plant by 600 megawatts by Chinese firm Sinohydro has fallen behind schedule...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Thursday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Wednesday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500 Index...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Wednesday. IN ASIA The Shanghai Composite Index opened at...
power

Zimbabweans experiencing intermittent power cuts due to technical faults at major power stations

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Zimbabweans have been enduring intermittent power cuts over the past week, with power utility ZESA Holdings attributing the situation to technical faults at its...
GABORONE, March 13, 2020 (Xinhua) -- Myra Sekgororwane (L), Chief Executive Officer Botswana Tourism Organization (BTO) talks during a media briefing on the impact of COVID-19 in Botswana's tourism sector in Gaborone, Botswana, March 11, 2020. (Xinhua/Tshekiso Tebalo)

Egypt, World Tourism Organization discuss major tourism projects in Egypt amid coronavirus outbreak

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Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Secretary-General of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Zurab Pololikashvili discussed on Monday the recent prominent tourism projects in Egypt...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Major stock market indices worldwide

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The following are the indices of major stock markets worldwide on Monday. IN THE UNITED STATES The S&P 500 Index...