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Population and Housing Census necessary for effective planning – Alhaji Usman Ahmed

The Muslim Community should take seriously the impending Population and Housing Census, Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ahmed, Head of the Ashanti Regional Fulani Community, has...
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Aid plan to help feed one-third of Chad’s population launched – UN

The United Nations and humanitarian partners on Friday launched a 617 million U.S. dollar relief plan to help feed nearly one-third of the population...
Children learn to make DIY paintings at a children’s home in a community of Taihu neighborhood, Changxing county, Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang province, April 29, 2021. (Photo by Wu Zheng/People's Daily Online)

China Plans to Allow Couples to Have Three Children

China will allow couples to have three children as part of its efforts to deal with its aging population crisis, state media reported on...

Vaccinating 20% of World’s At-Risk Population Against COVID Through COVAX May Fail – WHO

The goal of vaccinating 20 percent of world's at-risk population against COVID-19 through COVAX facility may fail to be fulfilled due to financing issues,...
Children learn to make DIY paintings at a children’s home in a community of Taihu neighborhood, Changxing county, Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang province, April 29, 2021. (Photo by Wu Zheng/People's Daily Online)

China’s population reaches 1.41178 Billion

By Lu Yanan As of Nov. 1, 2020, China's population on the mainland reached 1,411.78 million, 72.06 million persons, or 5.38 percent, more than the...
People visit an ancient town in Changxing County, Huzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Feb. 17, 2021. (Photo by Wu Zheng/People's Daily Online)

China’s population grows to 1.41 billion people

China's population has grown by 5.38 per cent in the last ten years to 1.41 billion people, the country's statistics office said on Tuesday...

Ghana’s youthful population will peak till 2050

Dr Kwame Pianim, a renowned Economist, says the youthfulness of Ghana’s population will remain relatively at its peak level from 2030 till 2050...
COVID-19 vaccine

Cameroon targets COVID-19 vaccination for 20 percent of population

Cameroon has set a goal to vaccinate 20 percent of its over 25 million population with a COVID-19 vaccine as the country is struggling...

GSS schools Heads of Department on upcoming Population and Housing Census

The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) in collaboration with the Central Regional Coordinating Council (CRCC) have sensitized Heads of Department in the Region on the...
Census Call

2021 Census: Government Statistician calls for cooperation on areas with boundary disputes

Professor Kobina Annim, Government Statistician, has called for cooperation on areas likely to spark boundary issues to ensure a successful Population and Housing Census. He...
Covid Vaccines

Health minister: Israel has vaccinated one fifth of its population

dpa/GNA - Israel has vaccinated 20 per cent of its population in the three weeks since it started its coronavirus vaccination campaign, the...

Ethiopia aims to provide COVID-19 vaccines to 20 percent of total population

Ethiopia aims to provide COVID-19 vaccines to 20 percent of its total population in the coming months, the Ethiopia Deputy Minister of Health Sahrela...
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AGRA joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Food Day

The COVID-19 pandemic struck Ghana at a time when the country was grappling with youth unemployment, effects of climate change, and 2.5million people (5%...

China’s Qingdao city to test entire population for coronavirus

The Chinese city of Qingdao is planning to test its entire population of more than nine million people for the novel coronavirus in five...

Health of Ghana’s population has improved in the last three decade

The health of the Ghanaian population has improved in the last three decades, according to a Ghana National Health Policy. ...

Taiwan’s population expected to decline in 2020

Taiwan's total population may decline in 2020 due to a falling birth rate, two years earlier than a previous forecast, according to the island's...
Covid Case

Namibia reports high ratio number of daily COVID-19 cases to population

Namibia is among top African countries in the ratio number of daily reported COVID-19 cases to population, with 315 positive cases recorded Friday, health...

Ireland’s population estimated at 4.98 million by end of April

Ireland's total population was estimated at 4.98 million as of the end of April 2020, up nearly 5 percent when compared with the April...
Cyprus Airways

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus plunge 85.3 percentage in first seven months

Tourist arrivals in Cyprus plunged 85.3 percent in the first seven months of this year, reflecting the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on one...

Over 23 percent population of Indian capital have COVID-19 antibodies

Over 23 percent of Delhi's population in India has been affected by COVID-19, results of the recently conducted serological survey showed on Tuesday. ...

A glance at a Ghanaian student hostel

Living away from home especially for schooling is a rite of passage most people in Ghana have to gone through. For the student, the traditional...
African population

Population in Egypt hits 100 million

Egypt's Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics said on Tuesday that the population in the country has reached 99 million. Khairat...

South Sudanese represent largest refugee population in Ethiopia – UN

South Sudanese nationals represent the largest refugee population in Ethiopia, totaling 329,123 at the end of 2019, according to the United Nations Refugee...
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Elections delay release of population, housing census results in Malawi

The upcoming elections have delayed the release of the long awaited Population and Housing Census report in Malawi. National Statistical Office (NSO)...
Overcrowding Prisons

Government tasked to set targets aimed at reducing prison population

Mr Edmund Amarkwei Foley, a human rights activist, has urged the Government to set national targets to reduce the number of people in jail. He...

By 2020 Africa Would Have Its Working-Age Population At 1 Billion

Africa's working-age population is expected to rise from 705 million in 2018 to nearly 1 billion by 2030, leading to higher unemployment in the...
African population

UN report reveals 68% of World population will be located in urban areas

Today, 55 percent of the world's population live in urban areas, a proportion that is expected to increase to 68 percent by 2050, the...
Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Africa must collaborate to exploit natural resources – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has underscored the need for greater economic co-operation among Sub-Saharan African countries by developing a common regional market...

WHO says almost the whole world breaths in dirty air

The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised alarm at increasing air pollution and the high number of people breathing air that is of poor...

Winneba Prison population very troubling

The Winneba Prisons which is expected to house 80 inmates is now accommodating 204 out of which 46 are remand prisoners. Assistant Director of Prisons...