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Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Robert Redfield attends a press conference on the COVID-19 at the White House in Washington D.C. March 9, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday that his administration will ask Congress to approve a possible payroll tax cut and provide "very substantial relief" for hourly workers and industries hit by the COVID-19 outbreak. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

Political goals hid under U.S. peculations on China’s COVID-19 statistics

By Zhong Sheng China has always taken people’s lives as the top priority in the sudden outbreak of the novel coronavirus pneumonia, trying its best...

Top 5 Richest Men in 20th Century Worth 3x More Than Today’s Top 5...

Data gathered and calculated by indicates that the top five richest people of the 2currently have a combined net worth of $1.62 trillion....

Absence of reliable data is affecting efforts to harmonise sub regional statistics – ECOWAS

Dr Simeon Koffi, Director, Department of Macroeconomics Policy and Economic Research, ECOWAS Commission, has said the absence of data computation is affecting efforts...

GCCP Charges COCOBOD CEO To Clarify His Position On Cocoa-driven Deforestation

The Ghana Civil Society Actors Cocoa Platform (GCCP), has charged the CEO of COCOBOD, Joseph Boahen Aidoo, to clarify his position on cocoa-driven deforestation...

Bridging the economic statistics gap for SDGs

The 2018 Asia-Pacific Economic Statistics Week (APES) closed today in Bangkok with a strong focus on strengthening the capability of Member States to produce...
Travel and Tourism

Namibia makes moves to ensure up to date tourism statistics

Namibia Ministry of Environment and Tourism together with the country's statistics agency have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the agency...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Kenya to prioritize UN goals in next medium term plan

Kenya plans to prioritize achievement of the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the next medium term plan that runs from 2018 to...

Tourism Guide Newspaper Unveiled In Accra

The Forest Green Ghana Limited in collaboration with the Ghana Tourism Authority and the Accra City Hotel has unveiled the Hospitality and Tourism...
KAPTEK set of mathematical instruments with an in-built scientific calculator

African Mathematicians Asked To Use Subject To Solve African Problems

African Mathematicians have been urged to seek constant engagement with industry and define common relationship with the problems of the Continent. In this vain, they...

Christians Exhorted To Demonstrate Christ-Like Behaviour

Apostle Dr Stephen Kwame Ntow Amoani, the Chairman of Christ Apostolic Church International (CACI), has exhorted Christians to demonstrate Christ-like behaviour in the discharge...
UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

ECA calls for modernization of Africa’s approach to statistics

The African continent would fail if it continued to process and disseminate statistics in the old way, a Senior Official of the UN Economic...

AfDB’s African Information Highway to star at World Statistics Congress

The African Information Highway, a first of its kind data hub developed by the African Development Bank (AfDB) to revolutionize data management and dissemination...

ICGLR recommends tax harmonisation and publication of export stats

The International Conference on the Great Lakes Region (ICGLR) and the Office of the Special Envoy of the United Nations Secretary-General for the Great...

Youth In Wenchi Seek Political Appointment For Formal ADB Boss

A Concerned youth group in the Wenchi Municipality in the Brong-Ahafo Region, on Monday appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to give Mr...

Statistics of Iceland vs China match in Algarve Cup

Following are the statistics of ninth-place match played here on Wednesday when the Chinese women's soccer team lost 2-1 to their counterparts of Iceland: ...

Mr Stephen Blay Comforts The Elderly

About 100 elderly people from the ages of 60 and above at Half-Assini in Western Region were on New Year Day feted by the...
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Albania’s insurance market expands by 7.85 percent

Albania's insurance market grew by 7.85 percent year on year to around 13.3 million leks (103,000 U.S. dollars) during the first 11 months of...

NPP Dominates Parliamentary Seats In G/A

The Greater Accra Regional Parliamentary statistics indicates that the New Patriotic Party (NPP) won 21 out of the 34 Parliamentary seats, whilst the National...

USAID donates IT Equipment towards data collection

The electronic equipment and software were donated to enhance the collection of agricultural statistics. The IT equipment and data collection system will minimize human...

NBS spokesperson gives a perfect explanation to China’s Economy

Traditional industries are now speeding up their transformation and newly-emerging development is now gaining momentum, the spokesman added. Southeast China’s Guangdong Province was cited as...
Customers test Apple products at Apple flag store in Manhattan, New York, the United States, on April 9, 2015. Apple Watch, the first Apple product to be worn, will be available for purchase online on April 24, and customers can pre-order from April 10. (Xinhua/Wang Lei)

Apple falls to 5th place as smartphone sales dips in China

In a report quoted by Bloomberg Wednesday, the Hong Kong-based market researcher said iPhone shipments in May dropped by 1.2 percent year on year...

Breast cancer, most prevalent cancer in Namibia

479 new cases were reported in 2014, while only 289 where recorded on the National Cancer Registry in 2010. The rising trend...

Ministry of Health recruits and posts 4,799 nurses

The number includes psychiatry nurses, enrolled nurses, community nurses and midwives, a statement issued by the Ministry of Health and copied to the Ghana...
United Nations

UN Demands Statistics On Ghana’s Spy Bill

It has asked the country “provide information about the legal safeguards in place against arbitrary interference with the privacy, home and correspondence of individuals,...
A student from Switzerland picks up fresh tea leaves as they visit a tea garden in Hangzhou, capital of east China's Zhejiang Province, April 5, 2015. A group of Swiss senior high school students visited a tea garden in Hangzhou with their Chinese peers to learn about the Longjing Tea culture. (Xinhua/Li Zhong) (wyo)

Switzerland Records Low Level Of Unemployment

With 2,227 fewer people registered as jobless last month, SECO indicated that 161,417 individuals were classified as unemployed in the period under review. This still...
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Madagascar starts civil registration, vital statistics assessment

The assessment will last six months through the Africa Programme on Accelerated Improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Systems (APAI-CRVS), with the support...

FirsTrust G6 Tourney: Statistics of Hearts vs Aduana Stars

Former African Champions League winners Accra Hearts of Oka come face-to-face with 2010 Ghana League champions Aduana Stars. Enterprising local football statistician Nuhu...

HIV/AIDS prevalence rate stands at 1.7 percent in Guinea

Despite efforts made towards reduction and limitation of HIV infection in Guinea, 120,000 people are still living with AIDS, among them 63,000 women and...
Dr. Nii Moi Thompson, Director General of NDPC

Natioanal development plan deserves critical attention – NDPC Boss

Nii Moi Thompson, Director-General of National Development Planning Commission (NDPC), has called on Ghanaians to adopt positive attitudes to ensure the successful implementation of...

Mining and its effect on environment

Expectations from mining investment are different or the communities, the government and the investor. Similarly, the benefits and costs also differ for the various...