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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)

U.S. job openings, hires increase in May

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The U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday that the number of job openings and hires increased in May, reflecting a limited resumption of economic...
Inflation

Tanzania’s inflation rate slightly drops in May

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Tanzania recorded a slight drop in its annual headline inflation rate for May, the east African nation's statistics watchdog said on Monday. ...
Suicide.

875 people commit suicide during lockdown period in Nepal

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A total of 875 people have committed suicide during the lockdown period in Nepal. The country has been under lockdown since March 24. According...
Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET)

TLP to discuss policy priorities for Africa’s Post Covid-19 recovery – May 27

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As Africa braces for its first recession in 25 years, one group of global experts will gather to consider ways in which coordinated policy...
Mr Collins Owusu Amankwaa

Residents of Manhyia north praise MP for road projects

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Residents in the Manhyia North constituency, have praised their Member of Parliament (MP), Mr Collins Owusu Amankwaa, for the massive road construction works currently...
Kpetoe River

Dredging of Kpetoe River begins

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Work has begun on the dredging of the Kpetoe River to help solve the perennial flooding of parts of Kpetoe township, the capital of...
GFA ‘Health and Fitness

Ghana FA announces ‘Health and Fitness’ as theme for the month of May 2020

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The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has announced “Fitness and Health” as the theme for the month of May 2020. Physical fitness is generally achieved through...

Depositors with valid claims to be paid by May ending – Official Receiver

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Depositors with valid claims are to be paid by May ending, Mr Eric Nana Nipah, Official Receiver and Liquidator of the collapsed nonbank financial...
Lockdown

South Africa to ease lockdown restrictions slightly in May

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After recording 75 COVID-19 fatalities, South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday said the country would gradually start easing lockdown restrictions from May 1. ...
A woman touches a plate on which names of 9/11 victims were inscribed at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, the United States, Sept. 11, 2019. People paid their tributes on Wednesday to mourn the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks which happened 18 years ago and claimed thousands of lives. (Xinhua/Li Rui)

Novel coronavirus may have spread in U.S. for six weeks

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U.S. researchers said the novel coronavirus may have been spreading in the Washington state for six weeks after they examined the genomes of two...
Person voting

Malawi parliament agrees fresh presidential poll scheduled for May this year

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Malawi Parliament Monday agreed that the country's fresh presidential poll should be held on May 19 this year following the constitutional court's Feb. 3...
Person voting

Malawi to hold fresh presidential poll in May this year

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Malawi Parliament Monday agreed that the country's fresh presidential poll should be held on May 19 this year following the constitutional court's Feb. 3...
A researcher prepares for a test at a national key laboratory of silkworm genome biology in Southwest University, Chongqing municipality, May 31, 2017. (Photo by CFP)

Inserting molecules into bacteria may help diagnose disease – Israeli research

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Israeli researchers have developed an innovative method to introduce molecules into bacterial cells, which can be used to diagnose diseases and deliver targeted drugs,...
Peter Mutharika

Malawi constitutional court nullifies May presidential election results

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After a rigorous legal battle, the Malawian constitutional court on Monday nullified the results of a presidential vote which declared incumbent President Peter Mutharika...
petroleum revenue

Oil prices see biggest monthly loss since May amid demand pessimism

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Oil prices fell for the week ending Jan. 31 with the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for March delivery down 4.85 percent and...
cancer

Exercise may improve mental function in childhood cancer survivors

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Boosting exercise capacity may protect the mental functioning of childhood leukemia survivors, according to a new study. Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, or ALL, is the most...
Murder

South Africa’s Western Cape records 331 murders in May

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South Africa's Western Cape Province recorded 331 murders in May, compared with 304 murders in the same period last year, due to "systemic failures,"...
Makomo Resources To Construct A Mw Thermal Power Station In Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s major power plant may stop generation as water levels fast decline

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Zimbabwe's main power plant could stop power generation in 14 weeks if water levels in Kariba Dam continue to decline at the current rate,...
Doctor

US-Based medical team to offer Ghanaians free medical screening

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The Ghana Healthcare Volunteers Organisation, a Georgia-based health organisation, with its experienced medical team from the United States of America, will embark on a...
climate change

Climate Change Workshop Scheduled for May 14

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A two-day workshop would be held by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) from May 14 to 15, to discuss and share knowledge on climate...
Sudan Demonstrations Led To The Ouster Of President Al Bashir

Military and Opposition Forces Reach Agreement in Sudan While Tensions Persist

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Several killed in clashes as United States continues to interfere in the internal affairs of oil rich nation Representatives from the Sudanese Professionals Association (SPA)...
Kofi Kingston Visits Ghana On May

Kofi Kingston will be in Ghana on May 30

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Mr Kofi Sarkodie-Mensah, the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Champion, known in the wrestling circles as Kofi Kingston, will be visiting Ghana, his homeland, from...
Namibian President Hage Geingob addresses at the inauguration ceremony of the Walvis Bay International Airport new Terminal Building at Walvis Bay, Namibia, on July 22, 2016. The airport's new building was built by Chinese construction company, New Era Investments at a cost of about 900 million Namibian dollars (62 million U.S. dollars) and now is able to handle a sustained passenger flow of 200 passengers per hour catering for one-million passengers per annum. Walvis Bay International Airport is the busiest airport at Namibia's coastline. (Xinhua/Wu Changwei)

Namibian president to attend conservation summit in Botswana

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Namibian President Hage Geingob, who is also Chairperson of the Southern African Development Community (SADC), will attend an elephant conservation summit during a one-day...
Sacsc Rdda Spectrum Winner Whale Coast Mall

SACSC calls for entries for 2019 Retail Design and Development Awards

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The South African Council of Shopping Centres’ (SACSC) Retail Design and Development Awards 2019 is now open for entries and the SACSC has called...
Andrew Wray

CEO and President of Golden Star Resources on a working visit to Ghana

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President and CEO of Golden Star Resources will from 7th May 2019 visit Ghana. This will be his first visit to the Ghana Operations...
Ghanaian students give performances themed on traditional Chinese culture in Accra, Ghana, May 3, 2019. (Xinhua/Xu Zheng)

Ghanaian Student Goes to China Following Language Proficiency Competition

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For Nathan Ankrah, a 24-year-old Ghanaian student, winning the 18th Chinese Bridge Qualifying Competition in Ghana "means a lot". The competition held here Friday awards...
Black Stars

Ghana Black Stars Non-Residential Camping Set for May 27

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The senior national team, the Black Stars would begin non-residential camping from Monday, May 27, ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON),...

Ho Global Evangelical Church to Bring Anniversary to an End on May 12

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The Global Evangelical Church, Ho SSNIT Flats branch will next week Sunday May 12, 2019 climax its 20th anniversary celebration with a target to...
late Emeritus Professor Joseph Hansen (JH) Kwabena Nketiah

Prof. Nketia Will Get A State Burial on May 4

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Emeritus Professor Joseph Hanson Kwabena Nketiah, a renowned Ghanaian Ethnomusicologist, will be given a state burial on Saturday, May 4, 2019 preceded by a...
Professor Samuel Kobina Annim

Ghana’s Pre-Housing and Population Census Trial Set for May

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The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) says it has scheduled May 2019 for its trial exercise for the 2020 housing and population census. ...