China has targeted its economic growth at over six per cent for 2021. It is a decisive move reflecting a high degree of certainty and confidence in the country’s development amid a destabilized global economic outlook marred by the COVID-19 pandemic. The growth target, as announced by Premier Li Keqiang in the government work report, presents not only a figure […]

The government of Ghana on Friday took delivery of 50,000 more COVID-19 vaccines from India, authorities said. Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey who received the donation said the government was committed in its quest to acquiring the vaccines to inoculate 20 million of the population. She said that “permit me to use this medium to assure […]

On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I send best wishes to the people of Ghana on the 64th anniversary of your independence. As your celebrations take on a different form this year due to the continuing global pandemic, it is all the more important to reflect on the strengths of our partnership.  The United States […]

(Xinhua/GNA) – Nigeria on Friday launched vaccination against COVID-19, beginning with health workers who have been in the frontline since the onset of the pandemic last year.   Cyprian Ngong, a Doctor at the National Hospital in Abuja, the capital, received the first jab of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine on Friday morning. The first vaccination was administered by Faisal Shuaib, […]

(Xinhua/GNA) – A draft decision on improving the electoral system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) was submitted Friday to the fourth annual session of the 13th National People’s Congress of China for deliberation. The move is significant for closing the loopholes in Hong Kong’s electoral system, implementing the fundamental principle of “patriots administering Hong Kong” and ensuring […]