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Kenya plans to boost forex inflows by lowering cost of diaspora remittances

Kenya's central bank said Friday it plans to boost the level of foreign exchange inflows by lowering the cost of diaspora remittances. ...

United States Justice Department plans to investigate Visa on debit practices

dpa-AFX/GNA - The US Department of Justice has informed credit card company Visa of its plans to open an investigation into its US...

Burkina Faso plans free immunization to curb anthrax spread

Burkina Faso's government has announced to mobilize 4,000 doses of anthrax vaccines for free immunization to curb the spread of the disease in...

British PM plans ‘cautious but irreversible’ path out of lockdown

dpa/GNA - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday laid out a cautious timetable for easing coronavirus restrictions over the coming months, pledging...
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Denmark plans digital vaccine passport

dpa/GNA - Denmark said on Wednesday it plans to develop a digital coronavirus passport to allow foreign travel and re-open society. The passport would allow...
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World Bank Plans to Invest over US$5 Billion in Drylands in Africa

The World Bank plans to invest over $5 billion over the next five years to help restore degraded landscapes, improve agriculture productivity, and promote...

Ghana plans to invest US$17 billion to revive economy battered by COVID-19

Ghana plans to invest 100 billion Ghana cedis (about 17 billion U.S. dollars) to revitalize the post-COVID-19 economy, said Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa...
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Austria plans to start Covid-19 mass testing in December

Mass-testing for the corona virus in Austria will be rolled out in two waves in December and January to prevent further lockdowns, the government...
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Russia plans to build naval base in Sudan

Russia plans to open a naval base in Sudan according to a draft agreement between the two nations published on Wednesday by the government...
Everton FC

Everton unveil new plans for stadium on Liverpool’s World Heritage Site

English Premier League club Everton announced on Thursday the full details of their plans for a 52,888 capacity stadium on Liverpool's World Heritage Site...
Detroit Liberation Monday Discussed The Need For Rent Elimination

Housing Activists Make Plans to Fight Looming Mass Evictions

Center for Disease Control and Prevention issues moratorium on evictions amid burgeoning crisis A recent moratorium issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention...

Plans to allow some fans back into sports grounds put on hold by British...

Plans to allow a limited number of fans back into English football grounds have been put on hold as part of the British government's...
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)

Israel plans to halt international flights due to rise in COVID-19 morbidity: media

Israel plans to shut down its skies for international flights as part of a full nationwide closure starting next week, reported Hebrew-language news...
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Chinese firm commended on plans to revive Zambian mine

The exploration of copper by a Chinese enterprise Changfa Mining Limited at the old Mokambo mine in Mufulira in Zambia's Copperbelt province will strengthen...
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Tanzania plans to boost production of wines

The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday it was planning to boost production of wines in the east African nation. Japhet Hasunga,...
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Islamic State suspect detained in Istanbul has plans for “sensational” terror attack

The suspected member of the Islamic State (IS) detained by the Turkish police in Istanbul has plans to carry out a "sensational" terror attack,...
Photo taken shows a passerby walking in front of the Poland branch of the Bank of China in Warsaw, the country’s capital city. Officially started operation on June 6, 2012, the bank has had full access to the financial market of Poland, providing high-quality financial services for Chinese and Polish clients from the industrial, commercial and financial sectors as well as for individual customers. Its services include deposit, loan, remittance of local and foreign currencies, foreign exchange transactions, trade finance, and guarantee, etc. The branch is the first Chinese bank officially operating in Poland. (Photo by Xinhua News Agency)

Uzbekistan plans to reward citizens for reporting bribe cases

Uzbekistan plans to reward its citizens 65 to 544 U.S. dollars if they report corruption offenses, according to a draft government resolution initiated...
Women wearing face masks walk at a bazaar in Tehran, Iran, April 24, 2020. Iranian health ministry on Saturday reported 76 new COVID-19 death cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 5,650 in the country, official IRNA news agency reported. (Photo by Ahmad Halabisaz/Xinhua)

Iran plans to launch 5 satellites into space by year end

Iran plans to send five satellites into space by the end of current Iranian calendar year, ending on March 20, 2021, official IRNA news...
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Emmanuel Tuffour Plans To Put Up Athletics Academy

Former sprinter Emmanuel Tuffour says he is very proud to have represented Ghana at the three Olympic Games and now wants to impart to...
U.S. President Donald Trump

Trump plans to accept Republican presidential nomination at White House lawn: reports

U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he intended to give his speech accepting Republican presidential nomination at the White House lawn, drawing criticism by...
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‘Football against COVID’: Ghana FA plans to resume GPL in October

The GPL could return on October 9 The Ghana Football Association has concluded plans for the resumption of football with the Ghana Premier League set...
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Africa CDC plans to conduct 10 million COVID-19 tests over next few months

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Thursday revealed plan to conduct 10 million COVID-19 tests over the next few...
Photo taken on March 24, 2020 shows a seaside road amid curfew in Dakar, Senegal. Monday night, during his speech to the Nation, Senegalese President Macky Sall declared a state of emergency from midnight Monday across the national territory, along with a curfew from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day. Senegalese Ministry of Health and Social Action confirmed on Tuesday that seven new cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected across Senegal, bringing the total number to 86 cases. (Xinhua/Xing Jianqiao)

More countries lay out plans to gradually ease COVID-19 restrictions

As more countries worldwide have seen a continuous slowdown in the coronavirus infections and deaths, governments began to take steps to further ease restrictions...
Tanzanian President John Magufuli

Tanzania’s opposition party plans to endorse incumbent president for 2020 general elections

In a surprise move, Tanzania Labor Party (TLP), the east African nation's opposition party on Wednesday announced that it will support ruling party's President...
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Plans to reduce public wage bill applauded

South African economists welcomed Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's plans to reduce the public wage bill by over 150 billion in the next three years,...

WAITEX launched in Accra

The 2020 organisers and partners behind the Inaugural West African Industrial Trade Exhibition (WAITEX) has been launched. As a forum for trading, business networking, learning...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu announces plans to build 5,200 settlement homes in East Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that he was promoting the building of some 5,200 new Jewish homes in highly sensitive areas...
The fight between Airbus and Boeing for jet orders is poised to heat up at the Farnborough Airshow outside London next week.

Airbus defense unit plans to slash more than 2,300 jobs

Airbus on Wednesday announced that its defense and space division plans to cut 2,362 jobs by the end of 2021, citing "a flat space...

Kenya plans to reform coffee sector

Kenya said on Friday it plans to undertake far-reaching institutional, legal and support-services interventions intended to reverse the negative trends in the coffee industry...
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Cypriot government works on plans amid public service pay cuts ruling

Cyprus' government is preparing reaction scenarios in case the Supreme Court ratifies a ruling that salary and pension cuts in the public sector as...