Christopher Sam

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Prof Elsie Effah Kaufmann named among ‘The Many Faces Of Physics’

Prof Elsie Effah Kaufmann, a Ghanaian academic and biomedical engineer, has been named as one of ‘The many faces of physics’ by IOP Publishing, a society-owned scientific publisher that provides impact, recognition and value for the scientific community. Prof Effah Kaufmann was listed alongside eleven other world-renowned scientists including Gladys West, Katherine G. Johnson, Flossie Wong-Staal and Sylvester James Gates, …

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Nasty C, Ladipoe nominated in 2021 BET ‘Best International Flow’ category

BET just announced the nominees for the 16th annual BET Hip Hop Awards ahead of the ceremony on October 5. And congratulations to South Africa’s Nasty C and Nigerian’s Ladipoe who were nominated in the ‘Best International Flow Category’. The Mavin rapper and Nasty C  with five other international artists including Xam (Brazil), Laylow (France), Gazo (France), Little Simz (UK), and Dave (UK) made up the nominees for the ‘Best International Flow’ category. …

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Maxwell Kojo Xonu wins 2021 Israeli Green Innovation award at Ghana garden and flower show

The third edition of the Israeli Green Innovation Competition came to a successful end at the closing ceremony of the 9th edition of the Ghana Garden and Flower Show. Mr. Maxwell Kojo Xonu emerged as the winner, ahead of four other competitors, with his EbaPreneur Solutions. The innovation involves producing briquettes from waste organic materials and solar-drier fabrications. Maxwell Kojo Xonu …

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President Biden nominates Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong as California judge

US President Joe Biden has nominated Ghanaian-born American, Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong as a judge in the district court for the Central District of California. Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong born to Kwaku Ewusi-Mensah, father and Theodora Ewusi-Mensah; mother, was part of eight fresh candidates announced by Joe Biden on September 8 for the federal bench. She is said to be the first-ever woman …

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Prince Charles’ former aide steps down over honour claims

A former aide to the Prince of Wales has temporarily stepped down from his role as chief executive of The Prince’s Foundation amid allegations that he used his influence to help secure an honour for a major donor. Michael Fawcett has been accused of offering to help a wealthy Saudi businessman with an honour. Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz received …

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UN calls for the release of Guinea’s President after coup

The United Nations has called for the immediate release of Guinea’s toppled president, Alpha Conde following Sunday’s military coup. President Alpha Conde has been arrested and detained by soldiers who carried out the coup and is reportedly unharmed. Videos and pictures of him surrounded by soldiers have been circulating on social media on Sunday. Conde’s government is said to have …

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Guinea in turmoil as soldiers claim they have taken over

Soldiers who staged an uprising in Guinea’s capital have said in a short broadcast on state television that they have dissolved the constitution and the government in the West African state. Unverified videos shared on social media on Sunday apparently showed President Alpha Conde being surrounded by soldiers. His whereabouts were unclear.This followed earlier reports of heavy gunfire in Conakry …

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Twi Studies Has Been Established In London Schools

A centre for the study of Asante Twi and culture has been established in London The language centre which is the brainchild of a Croydon-based Ghanaian publisher, Madam Georgina Amma Tweneboah Sah, has already won accreditation to teach Twi up to General Certificate of Examination (GCE) Advanced Level. Madam Tweneboah Sah said in an interview in London that the teaching …

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Cry, The Beloved Country As Ghana Shrinks Into Accra

Why am I crying for the beloved country?  Four weeks ago, my sister Audrey sent me data on domestic revenue collection in Ghana. My worst fears were confirmed – Ghana has completely shrunken into Accra. The beloved country has collapsed.  CONTRIBUTION BY REGIONS TO DOMESTIC TAX REVENUE (DTRD) PERFORMANCE 2018-2021  Region 2018` 2019 2020 June 2021 AverageGt. Accra 87.13 89.3 89.52 89.35 88.83Ashanti 1.29 1.16 1.22 1.29 1.24Western 1.95 1.61 1.14 0.97 1.42Eastern 0.46 0.39 0.41 0.41 0.42Central 0.26 0.25 0.24 0.25 0.25BA 0.21 0.20 0.20 0.20 0.20Volta 0.13 0.13 0.12 0.11 0.12Northern 0.32 0.29 0.27 0.25 0.28UE 0.06 0.05 0.05 0.06 0.06UW 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04DTRD without  below91.86 93.42 93.21 92.93 92.861%  withholding0.72 0.53 0.54 0.57 0.59Stamp duty 0.00 0.00 0.24 0.20 0.11SPT 7.42 6.05 6.01 6.30 6.45DTRD 100 100 100 100 100 Over the 4year period, …

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