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Innovative thinking marks African Development Bank’s Africa jobs manifesto

Employment is top of the agenda of every African leader – SVP Charles Boamah ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast, September 13, 2019/ — Innovative thinking about Africa’s conventional employment issues is what marks the African Development Bank’s ( new policy research document “Creating Decent Jobs: Strategies, Policies, and Instruments,” participants heard at the report launch, held 12 […]


How bad is China’s economic slump? It’s impossible to tell

Companies and executives around the world are desperately trying to gauge the severity of China’s economic slowdown. But getting a clear picture is very difficult.Growth in the world’s second-biggest economy cooled last year to its lowest level in almost three decades, according to government data. Top global brands including Apple (AAPL) and Caterpillar (CAT) have blamed weakness in China for their disappointing earnings.The […]


Mahama completed only 29 E-Block schools – Education Minister

The Mahama administration completed only 29 of its flagship E block community day schools before exiting office, the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has stated. This assertion is contrary to figures given by the previous administration which put the figure above 50 out of the 200 projects. Dr. Prempeh made the disclosure on […]


An NYC restaurant has reportedly instituted a crackdown against sex workers and won’t allow women to eat alone at the bar

Clementine Crawford, a branding executive, wrote an essay for Drugstore Culture on Wednesday, detailing how she was banned from eating at the bar of a Manhattan restaurant.  In the essay, Crawford said staff told her that the owner had ordered a crackdown on sex workers, who he believed preyed on male customers at the […]


In tears and shock, Poland bids farewell to murdered mayor

Poles will gather on Saturday in the Baltic port city of Gdansk for the funeral of murdered liberal mayor Pawel Adamowicz, whose public stabbing has raised questions about hate speech in politics in the country. Around 3,500 people, including Polish President Andrzej Duda and EU Council President Donald Tusk, a longtime friend of Adamowicz, are […]


NAM1 will be in Ghana upon final determination of Dubai case – Police, EOCO

The Ghana Police Service and Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) have said the embattled Menzgold CEO be available in the country upon final determination of his case in Dubai. Nana Appiah Mensah popularly called NAM1, a joint statement by Public Affairs of the Police Service, ACP David Eklu and EOCO Executive Director, Abu Issah on Friday said faces […]

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Nigeria is taking a $1.1 billion loan from Brazil to boost agriculture

The bilateral project will enhance the agricultural sector through the provision of modern machinery tools. Nigeria launches ‘The Green Imperative’, a Brazil- Nigeria bilateral project.  The bilateral deal also includes 10,000 tractors to be assembled in Nigeria, more than 707 centres to be established to train not less than 10,000 Nigerians.  Audu Ogbeh, […]

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Philippines’ richest man Sy dies at 94

The Philippines’ wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire, died on Saturday, his conglomerate has announced. The 94-year-old, from the Chinese city of Xiamen, made his fortune with a Philippine shopping centre conglomerate that has put up some of the largest malls in […]