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People walk in a street on the day when shops are allowed to reopen, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Porto, Portugal, April 19, 2021. REUTERS/Violeta Santos Moura

Portugal producer prices accelerate in May

Portugal's producer prices accelerated in May, figures from Statistics Portugal showed on Friday. The producer price index increased 7.8 per cent year-on-year in May, following...
British economy

British retail sales fall unexpectedly in May

British retail sales dropped unexpectedly in May after a sharp growth in April when retail restrictions were eased, data from the Office for National...
AFP/File / Andreas Solaro Silvio Berlusconi was convicted in 2014 of major corporate tax fraud

Silvio Berlusconi may return to work after hospital stays

Italy's former Prime Mnister, Silvio Berlusconi wants to slowly resume his political work after several hospital stays. "Fortunately, I am gradually getting better," the 84-year-old...
World Milk Day campaigns

Bord Bia to host World Milk Day campaigns in Africa 

In celebration of World Milk Day on June 1, Bord Bia Africa is hosting a series of in-store and online campaigns throughout Africa to...
An oil tanker sits offshore in the San Francisco Bay Area, the United States, April 26, 2020. More than 30 oil tankers carrying over 20 million barrels of crude oil are parked between Long Beach and the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Li Jianguo/Xinhua)

Brent Crude Ends Trading Day Above US$70 Per Barrel First Time Since May 2019

Brent crude closed trading day above $70 per barrel first time since May 18, 2019, according to trading data. August futures for the North Sea...
Children’s Social Programme

Gazprom Grabs 3rd Guinness World Record for football for friendship programme held in Russia

The Ninth Season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme, Football for Friendship, has finished. The key values of the programme are friendship, equality,...
Source: IES Construct 2021, with data from oilprice.com and Bloomberg.

IES MAY 2021 Second Pricing Window


Twizza helping build an Africa we want

The commemoration of Africa Day presents a unique opportunity for the affirmation and celebration of the history and ideals that spawned and sustained the...
cocoa products

ICCO releases May 2021 Quarterly Bulletin of Cocoa Statistics

The International Cocoa Organization today releases its revised forecasts for the 2020/21 cocoa year and revised estimates of world production, grindings, and stocks of...
Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA)

A unique climate meeting kicks off in Egypt

The African Group of Negotiators on Climate Change (AGN) meeting in the Egyptian resort city of Sharma El Sheikh have reiterated Africa’s stand...
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to foreign leaders at a Brexit summit in Brussels, Belgium, on October 17. Photo by Olivier Hoslet/EPA-EFE

UK Diverging From EU on Regulatory Freedoms May Harm Businesses, Trade – Think Tank

The Institute for Government, a UK-based think tank, on Monday issued a report warning that an incoherent approach of the British government to its...
Guinnes record holder

Football for Friendship achieves new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDSTM title for the most visitors at...

Today, during the live broadcast of the Football for Friendship Grand Final, the official adjudicator Joanne Brent confirmed that the Gazprom International Children’s Social...

Preorder the all-new Huawei FreeBuds 4i from the 28th of May and enjoy high-quality...

The HUAWEI FreeBuds 4i, which offers high quality sound, a powerful 10-hour battery life and active noise cancellation (ANC), all in a fashionable and...

Roberto Carlos exclusive: the Global Ambassador for Football for Friendship answers the questions of...

The former Brazilian international, three-time winner of the Champions League and Global Ambassador of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship (F4F),...

Experts urge G20 leaders to act on cruel wildlife trade

World Animal Protection has today released a new report that exposes the short fallings in the laws of G20 countries that continue to cruelly...
F4F Qualifying Games

Football for Friendship eWorld Championship: over 200 countries contest qualifying matches in mixed international...

On 24th and 25th May, the participants of the 2021 Football for Friendship eWorld Championship from over 200 countries contested their qualifying matches in...

Impact Youth Foundation launches “She Shines” project to empower girls

Impact Youth Foundation, a a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) on Saturday launched the Impact Week/She Shines Project at...
Ghana’s proposed rail lines of over 4,000 kilometers.

Ghana Astutely Recognizes Importance of Rail Infrastructure

The commitment by the government of Ghana to upgrade its railroad system, including a rail line to Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso indicates...

Collective effort needed to solve sanitation issues-Assembly Member

Mr Enoch Afutu, Assembly Member, Homowo Electoral Area at Tema Newtown, says the only way to solve the sanitation issues is through a collective...

DCI-Ghana, partners launch ‘She Leads’ project in Ashanti

Defence for Children International Ghana (DCI-Ghana), a child’s welfare NGO, is implementing a project to increase girls and young women’s influence in decision making...
Electoral Commission

Allowance for Election 2020 field operatives to be paid soon– EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has appealed to its Election 2020 Filed Operatives to exercise patience as the Commission works acidulously to pay their allowances. Dr...
African growth

Africa’s Growing Infrastructure Needs and Ensuing Business Opportunities

Infrastructural development is pivotal to all aspects of social and economic transformation. However, inadequate infrastructure remains a major impediment for Africa in realising its...
Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA)

PACJA’s Award Winner heads to Rhode Island Varsity Metcalf Institute for science journalists

The 2020 best African TV Journalist African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Award winner Ridwan Karim Dini-Osman from Ghana has been selected for...
Excavators Destruction

Government acknowledges concerns over destruction of excavators and logistics

The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has taken note of public displeasure over government's decision to destroy mining excavators and equipment seized during...
A medical official wearing protective gear stands outside an emergency tent, which was installed for patients infected by the suspected coronavirus infection (COVID-19) near a hospital in Czestochowa, Poland March 11, 2020. Grzegorz Skowronek/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. POLAND OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN POLAND.

Poland outlines plan for gradual easing of virus restrictions in May

Poland plans to gradually re-open the economy and lift coronavirus restrictions in weekly instalments in May, as the number of new coronavirus infections continues...

US sanctions may force civilian nuclear power plant offline – Iran

dpa/GNA - US banking restrictions could force Iran to shut down operations at the Bushehr civilian nuclear power plant, a top energy officials...
Social Covax Vaccines

Ghana to receive extra 2 million COVID-19 vaccines by May

Ghana will receive an additional two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines from the COVAX Facility by the end of May, this year. That would boost the...
ZumaFormer South African president Jacob Zuma

South African former president Zuma’s corruption trial to kick off in May

South African former president Jacob Zuma's long-awaited corruption trial has been set to commence on May 17 this year after numerous delays. ...
Ghana statistical Service

Maiden E-Census to begin in May

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) is set to conduct its maiden Electronic Census in May, this year, to collect complete and accurate data of...
World Economic Forum (WEF)

Special Annual Meeting 2021 to Take Place in Singapore in May

The World Economic Forum will convene the Special Annual Meeting 2021 in Singapore from 13-16 May. It will return to Davos-Klosters, Switzerland, for the...