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RwandAir says aims for recovery from COVID-19 pandemic with new route to Central African...

Rwanda's national flag carrier, RwandAir, has announced the launch of a new route to Central African Republic's capital, Bangui, on Feb. 3, as part...

Namibian arts industry finds solace in technology for recovery

Despite economic challenges as a result of failure to perform live during the better part of the year because of COVID-19 restrictions, the Namibian...
A man sits outside the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat office in Accra, capital of Ghana, August 17, 2020. Ghanaian President on Monday handed over the edifice housing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) secretariat to the African Union (AU) for the commencement of work. (Ghana Presidency/Handout via Xinhua)

ECA report calls for innovate financing to develop Africa’s private sector

A newly launched report of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) has urged innovative ways of financing to address challenges facing the private sector,...

U.S. jobless claims increase slightly to 870,000 amid bumpy recovery

The number of initial jobless claims in the United States increased slightly to 870,000 last week, indicating a bumpy road to the recovery...
United Nations

UN stands ready to support landlocked nations in pandemic recovery: UN chief

The UN system is standing in solidarity with landlocked developing countries, which lack access to vital trade links, and supporting them in their efforts...

Kenya banking on circular economy to hasten post pandemic recovery

Kenya will scale up support for youth- and women-led plastic recycling projects in mushrooming urban centers in order to restore livelihoods ravaged by the...
Employees work on a production line in Tsingtao Brewery (Zhangjiakou) Co., Ltd. in Xuanhua economic development zone, north China’s Hebei province, April 18, 2020. Photo by Chen Xiaodong, People’s Daily Online

Italian economists say China’s integration key to global economic recovery

China's opening up to the world and its role as an important member of the global economic community is key to the world's economic...
China’s national flag and the flag of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on the Golden Bauhinia Square in Hong Kong Photo by Qian Weixin/People's Daily Online

China’s economic recovery gains steam, key indicators further improve

China's economic recovery continued to gather steam with major economic indicators further improving last month as the country's efforts to boost growth amid the...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Uruguay’s economy shows signs of recovery, says finance chief

Uruguay's economy is showing signs of recovery in the third quarter of 2020 following the economic crisis caused by novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,...

UK economy continues recovery in July but remains below pre-pandemic levels

Britain's gross domestic product (GDP) recorded the third consecutive monthly rise in July 2020 but remained far below the pre-pandemic levels, the Office for...
Edgar Lungu

Zambian leader upbeat on economic recovery in 2021

Zambian President Edgar Lungu on Friday expressed optimism on the country's economic recovery in 2021. "The good news is that a rebound...

Free trade, multilateralism key to Italy’s exports recovery, analysts say

Free trade and multilateralism are key to the recovery of Italy's exports in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, top politicians and economists...

Flamengo beat Fluminense to continue recovery

Gabriel Barbosa struck his fifth goal in eight matches as reigning Brazilian Serie A champions Flamengo beat Fluminense 2-1 in their Rio de Janeiro...
climate change

Use recovery from COVID-19 to tackle climate change: UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday urged countries to use recovery from COVID-19 to tackle climate change. "We have a choice: business...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenyan manufacturers launch policy tool-kit to aid recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

Kenya's manufacturers on Wednesday launched a policy tool-kit to aid the recovery of the sector from COVID-19 pandemic. Mucai Kunyiha, chairman of...
European Union

EU needs to implement recovery plan to “get through storm”: Commission high-ups

The post-pandemic top priority for the European Union (EU) is implementing the recovery package agreed by EU leaders and ensuring that the aid...

Australian treasurer says recovery from recession to “take years”

Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said on Thursday morning that the country's recovery from the first recession in three decades will "take years." ...
Photo taken in a foreign trade company in an industrial park of Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone shows employees working on a production line of cameras for a well-known brand of mobile phones. Jiangsu Haizhou Economic Development Zone in Lianyungang, east China’s Jiangsu province, has recently introduced a series of measures to cut taxes and fees in an effort to help foreign trade enterprises cope with the challenges brought about by the epidemic. (People’s Daily/Geng Yuhe)

Kenya’s participation in China’s services trade fair to boost post-pandemic recovery — official

Kenya will leverage its participation at the upcoming China International Fair for Trade in Services to boost a post-COVID-19 recovery through increased exports of...
Makeshift Hospital

Africa’s COVID-19 recovery cases pass 1 million mark

The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Wednesday afternoon said the number of COVID-19 recoveries in the continent passed the...
Hage Geingob

Namibia president appoints adviser to help with post-COVID-19 recovery

Namibia's President Hage Geingob has appointed an adviser to help the country recover its economy from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the...
Makeshift Hospital

Zambian ministry says COVID-19 recovery rate impressive

The Zambian government on Wednesday expressed satisfaction at the number of COVID-19 patients being discharged from isolation facilities. Ministry of Health Permanent...

UN chief calls for sustainable recovery of tourism from COVID-19

In a policy brief and video message broadcast on Tuesday, United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres highlighted the role tourism plays in providing a...
VANCOUVER, April 1, 2020 (Xinhua) -- A car leaves a drive-through COVID-19 test site for health care workers in Vancouver, Canada, March 31, 2020. Several satellite sites around the cities are operating 7-day a week offering drive-through COVID-19 test. (Photo by Liang Sen/Xinhua)

Australia’s trade relationships in East Asia key to COVID-19 recovery: analyst

Australia's trade relationships with East Asian countries, primarily China, are key to helping the country recover from COVID-19, according to an analysis article released...
A Qantas airplane takes off from Sydney Airport, in Sydney, Australia, March 18, 2020. Virgin Australia airline announced Wednesday it would temporarily suspend all international flights as well as 50 percent of domestic services, in another blow to the industry by COVID-19. Australia's national carrier Qantas on Tuesday cancelled 90 percent of its international flights as well as 60 percent of its domestic capacity. (Xinhua/Bai Xuefei)

Border closure is impediment to Australia’s economic recovery – Business leaders

Australia's biggest business lobby groups have called for the nation's international borders to be re-opened to aid the economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis,...
An electronic screen shows the trading data at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, the United States, on Jan. 27, 2020. U.S. stocks ended significantly lower on Monday. The Dow fell 1.57 percent to 28,535.80, the S&P 500 decreased 1.57 percent to 3,243.63, and the Nasdaq dropped 1.89 percent to 9,139.31. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

Tokyo stocks open lower on concerns over U.S. economic recovery

Tokyo stocks opened lower Thursday as the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's July policy meeting released overnight revealing concerns over the U.S. economy's...

G20 economic ministers to hold digital meeting on recovery from COVID-19

Group 20 (G20) economic ministers will hold a ministerial meeting on July 22 and 23 to continue discussions on digital technologies that can prepare...
International Labour Organization

ILO warns of uncertain, incomplete labor market recovery as crisis deepens

The International Labor Organization (ILO), a Geneva-based UN agency, has noted that the number of working hours lost across the world in the first...

Namibian livestock farmers embrace recovery after severe drought, major losses

by Ndalimpinga Iita At a far-flung village in Oshana region in northern Namibia, Paulus Nuyoma herded his eight cattle to a water pond. ...
Africa Center for Economic Transformation (ACET)

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

As Africa braces for its first recession in 25 years, one group of global experts will gather to consider ways in which coordinated policy...
Photo taken on March 20, 2020 shows an empty street in San Francisco, California, the United States. California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday evening a statewide stay-at-home order for the most populous U.S. state in response to the rapid spread of COVID-19. Newsom asked all nearly 40 million Californians to stay home unless it is absolutely necessary to head out. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)

U.S. state of California to begin reopening this week

California Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday that the most populous U.S. state will enter into the second stage of COVID-19 recovery at the...