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Changing lives through the internet; The story of a Ghanaian beans seller

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  Independence day, Republic day, and other really important days have been popular in the history of Ghana for obvious reasons. However, 21st August 1995...
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Pakistan imposes restrictions to control new wave of coronavirus

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dpa/GNA – Pakistan on Monday put virus hotspots in densely populated cities under lockdown as the country battles a third wave of the...
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NARNGO calls for radical approach to check COVID-19 pandemic cases upsurge

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The Network of Association of Registered NGOs in Ghana (NARNGO) has commended Government for imposing restrictions on certaining social activities such as: Funeral-Parties, Wedding-Parties...
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Slovenia eases some lockdown measures as situation improves

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dpa/GNA - Slovenia plans to ease some of its coronavirus measures starting Monday, according to officials, as infection numbers fall. People are to be...
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COVID-19 Restrictions: Death business dying

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Restrictions on funerals to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country are beginning to have negative impact on players in the death business. Whiles...
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Covid-19 protocols disregarded at funerals in Koforidua

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A cross section of the public in Koforidua have appealed to government to ban funerals and all other social gathering activities as a measure...
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Israel to enter third partial coronavirus lockdown on Sunday

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Israelis will be placed under a third partial lockdown from Sunday due to rising coronavirus case numbers. The restrictions are to begin on Sunday afternoon...
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Malaysia sets daily virus cases record but death toll remains low

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Malaysia recorded 1,884 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday, the Health Ministry announced, the most of any day since the virus emerged. Two...
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Spain’s health minister rejects second round-the-clock curfew

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Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa Monday rejected calls for a return to a strict round-the-clock curfew, like the one seen earlier this year, saying...
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Italy to introduce curfew, close museums in new anti-virus crackdown

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Italy will introduce a nationwide night-time curfew as part of a new set of restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister...
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Australian timber, barley next on list of China trade barriers

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Australian timber and barley are the latest exports to be hit with customs restrictions in China, as the government continues to try to save...
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Italy to support virus-battered sectors with 5bn-euro aid package

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The Italian government will start distributing payments from an emergency aid package of more than 5 billion euros (5.8 billion dollars) as soon as...
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Slovakia begins testing all residents above age of 10 for coronavirus

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Slovakia on Friday began the process of testing most of its population for the novel coronavirus, in a one-of-a-kind mass programme to run over...
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Report: Rio de Janeiro allows samba shows, keeps some restrictions

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Rio de Janeiro has allowed samba musical gatherings to restart in the city, while extending some coronavirus restrictions until October 20, Brazilian news portal...
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Covid-19 : NSA meets with heads of Contact sports after President lifts restrictions

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Professor Peter Twumasi the Director General of the National Sports Authority (NSA), has engaged the heads of contact sporting federations, in the wake of...
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CalBank Implements Ecofridges Green On-Wage Financial Mechanism

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Environmentally-friendly refrigerators and ACs will soon become widely accessible in Ghana through the Green On-wage (GO) financial mechanism under the ECOFRIDGES program with CalBank...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

South Australia to ease COVID-19 border restrictions as hardest-hit state reports 28 new cases

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The government of Australian state of South Australia (SA) announced on Tuesday that it would open its borders to New South Wales (NSW) subject...
Passengers wait to depart at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, the United States, March 13, 2020. The United States implemented the restrictions which suspend all travel from European countries except Britain for 30 days in a measure faced with further spread of the COVID-19 Friday at midnight. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to open up 50 billion U.S. dollars in federal aid to help combat the spread of COVID-19 across the country. (Xinhua/Wang Ying)

U.S. travel restrictions with Canada, Mexico extended through Oct. 21

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U.S. non-essential travel restrictions across its borders with Canada and Mexico will be extended for another month due to COVID-19, U.S. Acting Homeland...
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in central London on February 26, 2020, to take part in Prime Minister's Questions (PMQs) at the House of Commons. (Photo by DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK PM considering national restrictions to contain coronavirus spikes: report

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering the introduction of new national restrictions as his country is struggling to get a handle on...
Photo provided by Orlando Police Department shows police cars and fire trucks gather outside the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, the United States, June 12, 2016. About 20 people were killed and 42 others wounded early Sunday morning in a shooting incident at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida said local police. (Xinhua/Orlando Police Department) (djj)

Bar, nightclub owners in Zambia relieved amid eased COVID-19 restrictions

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"The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic indeed affected our operations as bars and night club owners. I had six workers who depended on me...
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South Africa eases restrictions, opens borders as virus cases slow

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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday announced South Africa would be moving to its lowest lockdown level, as Covid-19 cases fall. "We have withstood the coronavirus...
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South Africa further eases COVID-19 restrictions

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Wednesday further eased COVID-19 restrictions in the country, allowing limited international travel, among others. The...

China eases restrictions on domestic airlines to boost aviation market

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China's civil aviation regulator on Tuesday announced adjustments to its management policies for domestic airline services in a bid to boost the virus-hit industry. ...
Photo taken at China’s Antarctic research station, the Great Wall station, on Nov.24, 2019, shows a Chinese national flag fluttering in the wind.Photo by Sun Jianxin/People’s Daily Online

China imposes reciprocal restrictions on U.S. embassy and consulates

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China has issued a diplomatic note announcing reciprocal restrictions on the activities of the U.S. embassy and consulates in China, including the U.S. consulate-general...
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)

Kenya’s trade surges with global lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

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Kenya's exports and imports rose significantly in July as various countries lessened COVID-19 restrictions, boosting trade activities. The east African nation's month-on-month...
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

European Commission proposes common criteria for COVID-19 travel restrictions

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The European Commission on Friday unveiled a plan for a coordinated approach to the restriction of movement resulting from measures being implemented by...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Australian government dismisses former PM’s call to lift coronavirus restrictions

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The Australian government has distanced itself from former Prime Minister Tony Abbott who has called for coronavirus restrictions to be relaxed. ...
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Namibia experiences massive drop in blood supplies as COVID-19 restrictions bite

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Namibia's lockdown restrictions to help combat the spread of COVID-19 have had a major impact on blood collections countrywide, an official told Xinhua...
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)

German shares gain 0.75 percent at start of trading on Wednesday

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German stocks were off to a good start on Wednesday, with the benchmark DAX index rising 97.41 points, or 0.75 percent, opening at 13,071.66...
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Canada extends COVID-19 restrictions on international travelers until Sept. 30

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Canada announced Friday afternoon to extend the current ban on most international travelers another month to Sept. 30 to stem the spread of COVID-19. ...