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Ghana records $785.62 million FDI in 2020 half year

Ghana has recorded total investments of US$869.47 million, with total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) value amounting to US$785.62 million between January to June 2020. Mr...
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GIPC records 69 projects by end of June, 2020

The Ghana Investment Promotion Centre (GIPC) has recorded a total of 69 projects with an estimated value of US$688.74 million, by the end of...

Cameroon customs seize record amount of ivory tusks

Cameroon customs have seized 626 kg of smuggled ivory, amounting to 118 elephant tusks during an operation in Ambam, a subdivision in South region,...

Paul McCartney records album while ‘messing around’ during lockdown

Former Beatles member, Paul McCartney has recorded a solo album during the nine-week Covid-19 lockdown imposed in Britain in March, he told BBC radio...
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Bayport Savings and Loans records impressive half-year results

Bayport Savings and Loans says it has attained significant gains in the first half of 2020. The company remained resilient through the COVID-19 pandemic, recording...

UK public borrowing surges to new record high in August

British public borrowing surged to 35.9 billion pounds (about 45.69 billion U.S. dollars) in August, representing a new record high since 1993, as...
Novak Djokovic of Serbia kisses the trophy after the men's singles final with Roger Federer of Switzerland at the 2015 Wimbledon Championships in Wimbledon, southwest London, Britain on July 12, 2015. Novak Djokovic beat Roger Federer 3:1 to win the title. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

Djokovic wins record 36th Masters title in Rome

Novak Djokovic won a record 36th Masters crown as he beat Diego Schwartzman in the men's final of the ATP Italian Open on...
Carioca Championship - Flamengo v Bangu - Maracana Stadium, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - June 18, 2020 Flamengo coach Jorge Jesus reacts during the match, following the resumption of play behind closed doors after the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Flamengo suffer record 5-0 defeat to Ecuador’s Independiente del Valle

Reigning champions Flamengo suffered their worst ever Copa Libertadores result on Thursday, crashing to a 5-0 defeat to Independiente del Valle in Ecuador. ...
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Smoke from record U.S. West fires seen across globe

by Peter Mertz "Hazy conditions across Colorado are due to the ongoing blaze (Middle Fork Fire), along with the wildfires burning along...
The Olympic rings are seen in front of Tokyo’s iconic Rainbow Bridge and Tokyo Tower at Odaiba Marine Park on January 20, 2020 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympic champion Crouser sets shot put meeting record

Olympic champion Ryan Crouser of the United States set a meeting record to win the men's shot put at the World Athletics Continental Tour...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

WHO says new record hit in COVID-19 infections in single day

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - GENEVA --...
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Wildfires scorch record area in U.S. state of California

Wildfires have scorched a record 3.1 million acres (12,525 square km) of land in the U.S. state of California since August, authorities said Thursday. ...

Ronaldo eight goals shy of Ali Daei’s world record

Cristiano Ronaldo is now eight goals away from reaching former Iranian striker Ali Daei's world record of 109 men's international goals. On...
A physiotherapist sits at a workstation in an Intensive Care ward treating COVID-19 patients at Frimley Park Hospital in Surrey, Britain, May 22, 2020. Picture taken May 22, 2020. Steve Parsons/Pool via REUTERS

U.S., Britain record worst anti-pandemic performance – poll

The United States and Britain have handled the coronavirus pandemic poorly, according to a survey released Thursday. Only 46 percent of...

World marathon record holder Kosgei to take on Hassan in Brussels

Kenyan world marathon record-holder Brigit Kosgei is set for her track debut as she takes on Dutchwoman Sifan Hassan in an hour event at...
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Kipyegon targeting world 1,000m record in Diamond League Brussels meet

Reigning Olympic 1,500 meters champion Faith Kipyegon of Kenya will launch another charge targeting the women's 1,000m world record at the Diamond League meeting...

Ethiopia reports record 1,778 daily COVID-19 new cases

Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 35,836 after 1,778 new COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed on Thursday, the country's Ministry of Health said. ...
A view of Jerusalem's Old City | Photo: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Israel reports new record of daily COVID-19 deaths

Israel's Ministry of Health reported 18 new COVID-19 death cases on Wednesday, the highest daily death toll since the country's pandemic outbreak in...
Family members of a person that died of COVID-19 converse with health workers during a burial ceremony, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, Somalia, May 8, 2020. Somali health ministry on Sunday confirmed 57 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the total infections to 1,054. Fawziya Abikar, health minister said three people succumbed to the deadly respiratory disease, raising the death toll to 51. (Xinhua/Hassan Bashi)

The Gambia reports record 14 daily COVID-19 deaths, with 172 new infections

The Gambian Health Ministry announced on Wednesday a daily record of 14 COVID-19 related deaths, taking the death toll to 77 since the outbreak...

Sinopec creates record by drilling 8,725 meters deep oil, gas field

China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec) announced that its Shunbei oil and gas field created a record for the deepest onshore directional well drilling in Asia,...
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South Africa reports record daily surge in confirmed COVID-19 cases

South Africa reported 10,853 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day surge since the outbreak, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said...
Photo taken on Jan. 22, 2020 shows an exterior view of the headquarters of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland. The WHO on Wednesday night extended to Thursday its emergency talks on whether the novel coronavirus outbreak in China constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). (Xinhua/Liu Qu)

WHO reports record single-day surge in global COVID-19 cases

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday reported 212,326 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day increase since COVID-19 broke...
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Florida, Texas report record daily surges in COVID-19 cases, much of U.S. scales back...

Two U.S. states of Florida and Texas reported new single-day records in new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, and concerns about infection spikes in other...

Ethiopia’s COVID-19 tally surpasses 1,805 as record 169 new cases confirmed

Ethiopia's confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 1,805 after 169 new cases were confirmed on Friday, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health said. This has been the highest...
Photo taken on March 19, 2020 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. The Trump administration's plan to send Americans relief money as part of a massive stimulus package in response to COVID-19 could be 1,000 U.S. dollars per person, and 500 dollars per child, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. Treasury reports record US$738 billion budget deficit in April

The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday reported a record 738 billion-U.S. dollar budget deficit in April as the COVID-19 fallout continues to ripple through...

Russia tallies record 9,623 new COVID-19 cases in last 24 hrs

Russia has reported a daily record of 9,623 new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, raising the total number of infections to 124,054...
A man wearing face mask walks on the street in Moscow, Russia, April 9, 2020. Russia's COVID-19 cases grew by a new daily record of 1,459 in the last 24 hours to reach 10,131 on Thursday, covering most regions of the country, official data showed. The death toll rose to 76 from the previous day's 63, and 698 people have recovered, including 118 in the last 24 hours, Russia's coronavirus response center said in a statement. (Xinhua/Evgeny Sinitsyn)

COVID-19 updates: Russia sees record single-day case increase, Belgium’s death toll passes 7,000

The following are the updates on the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. - - - - MOSCOW -- Russia's...
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 sees record high single-day deaths, surpasses China in overall coronavirus cases

The cumulative number of coronavirus cases in Italy reached 86,498 on Friday, exceeding the total figure registered in China, according to data by the...

I want to surpasse Tiwa Savage’s career achievements – Mishasha

Sensational Ghanaian songstress Mishasha has said she wants to become the biggest female artiste on the continent after Tiwa Savage, in the near future. She...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) shakes hands with supporters during a campaign trail in Or Yehuda, Israel, on March 16, 2015. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told an Israeli news website Monday that if he is elected in Tuesday's national elections, "there will be no Palestinian state." (Xinhua/JINI/Dani Maron)

Israeli voters return to polls in record 3rd election within 1 year

by Keren Setton Israelis voted on Monday in the unprecedented third election within one year to decide whether sitting Israeli Prime Minister...