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Iran sees 31 percent surge in annual tax revenue

Iran's tax revenue reached 34.04 billion U.S. dollars in the past Iranian calendar year ending on March 19, Tehran Times daily reported Sunday. ...

Chinese cement maker hailed for creating jobs in Zambia

A Zambia government official on Thursday commended a Chinese cement producing company for creating 1,000 jobs for local people. Japhen Mwakalombe, a...
Atlas Namibia

Namibia spent US$5.3 billion over 30 years to stimulate economy

Namibia has spent in excess of 90 billion Namibian dollars (about 5.3 billion U.S. dollars) in the past 30 years in developmental budgets to...

South Africa mining sector to continue operating amid COVID-19

The South African mining sector will not close in the wake of the COVID-19 infection as it is the mainstay of the country and...
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)

Italy records more deaths as total infections top 41,000

A total of 427 COVID-19 patients had died in 24 hours in Italy, taking the country's death toll to 3,405, according to new data...
A security officer is seen at the scene of a large explosion near a check point in Mogadishu, Somalia, 28 December 2019. A source at a hospital said that the death toll has risen to at least 76 in what is believed to have been a car bombing. The explosion rocked an area near the junction called Ex-Control Afgoye, in a southwestern suburb of the capital Mogadishu. EPA/SAID YUSUF WARSAME

UN condemns mortar attacks on base in Somalia

The United Nations mission in Somalia on Thursday condemned mortar attack at the heavily fortified Halane camp in Mogadishu on Wednesday evening by al-Shabab...
Covid 19

Chinese embassy launches rehabilitation project for Zimbabwe’s main COVID-19 isolation facility

The Chinese Embassy on Thursday launched the rehabilitation project for Zimbabwe's main coronavirus isolation and treatment facility in Harare, as the Asian nation steps...

COVID-19 cases top 100,000 in Europe, more measures expected

Over 100,000 people across Europe had tested positive for the novel coronavirus as of Thursday evening, prompting European governments to unleash more anti-virus measures. More...
face masks

Face masks, to wear or not to wear?

Does culture play a vital role in your decision in wearing masks? -How much is the COVID-19 outbreak affecting your decision now? Face masks were a...
FILE - Smoke rises during a fight between members of the Libyan internationally recognized government forces and Eastern forces in Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya, May 5, 2019.

Libya’s UN-backed government kills 10 eastern-based army soldiers in southern Tripoli

The spokesman of the UN-backed Libyan government on Thursday said that the government's forces killed 10 soldiers of the rival eastern-based army in south...
Flag of Libya

UNSMIL urges Libya’s eastern-based army to stop military action for fight against coronavirus

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) on Thursday called on the eastern-based army to stop all military action in Libya for fight...
Flags of G7

G7 summit to be held via videoconference due to COVID-19 outbreak

The White House said on Thursday that the Group of Seven (G7) Summit, originally scheduled to take place at Camp David in June, will...

Californians ordered to stay at home as anti-virus measures stepped up in U.S.

Measures are being stepped up amid a rising caseload of COVID-19 in the United States, with a "stay at home order" issued in Californian,...
Iran satellite

U.S. imposes Iran-related sanctions amid Iran’s suffering from coronavirus

The United States on Thursday imposed fresh Iran-related sanctions to further pressure Tehran while the country is suffering from the COVID-19 outbreak. The U.S. Department...
Emmerson Mnangagwa

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa thanks China for support in fight against COVID-19

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Thursday thanked China and other countries for the support they have rendered to Zimbabwe as it steps up its...
Boris Johnson

UK PM pledges to “turn the tide within next 12 weeks” in fight against...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday vowed to turn the tide within the next 12 weeks in the country's combat against the novel...
The largest Fang Cang makeshift hospital in the epicenter Wuhan, in Central China's Hubei Province, purposely built and designed for COVID-19 treatment, closed on Monday. The two doctors are happy celebrating for it. Photo by Jin liusi/People’s Daily online

No new coronavirus cases in Wuhan sends encouragement to world

No new infections of the novel coronavirus were reported on Wednesday in Wuhan, the epicenter of the epidemic, marking a notable first in the...

China’s zero increase in coronavirus infection a positive sign for world

China's tactics and methods in controlling the virus have continued to deliver positive results. China's report of no new local infections of the novel coronavirus...
Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona Vi Paramount Chief Of The Osu Traditional Area

Osu Mantse pledges support to preventing spread of COVID-19

Nii Okwei Kinka Dowuona VI, the Paramount Chief of the Osu Traditional Area, on Thursday pledged support to the measures taken by the...

Parliament to approve Re-Imposition of Restrictions Bill

Parliament is expected to pass the Re-Imposition of Restrictions Bill 2020 into law under a certificate of urgency to provide powers to the President...

Two remanded for pouring acid on another man

Two alleged drug peddlers who allegedly poured acid on another man whom they suspected to have leaked information about them to the Police, have...

Court orders Police to file disclosures for secessionist trial

An Accra Circuit Court has ordered the Police to file their disclosures in the case in which Anthony Dormekpo a driver from Akatsi is...
National Media Commission

NMC cautions media practitioners against making jokes with COVID-19

The National Media Commission (NMC) has cautioned media practitioners against making jokes with the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)in their bid to reduce...

Ethiopian student commends China’s efforts against COVID-19

Mahlet Zeleke, a fourth-year international trade and economics major student at Zhejiang Normal University in Jinhua city, east China's Zhejiang Province, is keenly following...
Book Condolence

Volta Regional Minister signs book of condolence for Kafui Kumaga

Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister has signed a book of condolence in memory of the late Kafui Kumaga a.k.a (K2), Head of...
Nana Agyekum Dwamena

Head of Civil Service introduces flexible working schedule for workers

The Head of Civil Service, Nana Agyekum-Dwamena, has introduced flexible working hours to prioritise the health of staff and stakeholders following the directive of...
Kandifo Institute

Kandifo Institute and Head of State Awards Scheme sign MoU

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Kandifo Institute, an economic, governance, and leadership think tank and the Head of State...
Professor Eric Osei Assibey

Ghana government urged to provide stimulus packages to industries

Government has been urged to take proactive action to stimulate the economy through the provision of stimulus packages to businesses that are likely to...
Cassava Production

Farmers in Afram Plains to expand cassava and maize production

Farmers in the Afram Plains have been urge to prepare raw materials to feed the proposed cassava factory and piggery being constructed under...

COVID-19 outbreak brings change in tradition in Namibia

The coronavirus outbreak has bought a change to the traditional ways of doing things in Namibia. Efraim Weyulu, head of the Oukwanyama...