Christopher Sam

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Jerusalema: How did a simple South African gospel dance song become a global hit?

When South African record producer and artiste Master KG says global reception to his song Jerusalema has been nothing short of a “dream come true”, it is a very believable sentiment. On Tuesday, Shazam, the audiovisual identification app, announced that Jerusalema had become the most sought song by users of the app. The song has been Shazamed more than 4.5 million times. Global recognition these days …

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US President Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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President Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping broker a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, according to a report. Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament and chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, submitted the nomination, Fox News reported. “For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than …

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US-based Ghanaian pastor arrested for killing wife

A Florida-based Ghanaian pastor, Sylvester Ofori, 35, has been arrested after allegedly shooting his wife, according to police in Orlando, USA. Ofori killed his wife, Barbara Tommey, 27, outside of the Navy Federal Credit Union near the Mall at Millenia, Orlando police said Tuesday. Ofori is currently is in custody. It happened on Gardens Park Boulevard in Orlando Tuesday morning. …

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How Top Ghanaian Celebrities Received Fake UN-Kofi Annan Awards

The United Nations and Kofi Annan collaborative awards handed to many top Ghanaian personalities and celebrities including Sarkodie, D-Black, Berla Mundi, Nathaniel Attoh have proven to be fake.The fake award scheme which is titled the Global Blueprint Excellence Award was held last week Friday, August 28, in Accra at the Alisa Hotel and was attended by a host of Ghanaian …

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Akon’s $6 billion futuristic pan-African city in Senegal to begin next year

The coronavirus pandemic may have severely impacted the global economy with major setbacks, but that isn’t deterring musician and business mogul, Akon, from going ahead with his plans of constructing a futuristic pan-African city in his home country of Senegal. In an interview with the Associated Press on Monday, the Locked Up singer, who spent most of his childhood in …

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Ivory Coast: Gbagbo, Soro supporters file their candidacies for President

Supporters of former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo and those supporting former rebel leader, Guillaume Soro have filed their candidacies for President. Gbagbo is currently living in Belgium after he was acquitted of war crimes by the International Criminal Court last year. He has been refused entry into the country but his supporters have formed a pro-Gbagbo group to push his …

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Ghana: 2019/20 Academic year postponed to 2021

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has postponed the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year to January 2021. The decision to postpone the academic year which was brought to a halt in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic in the country was taken after further consultations with stakeholders. Second year Junior High School (JHS) and Senior High School (SHS) students, would …

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Ghana re-opens its airport to international traffic

Government has re-opened the Kotoka International Airport to international passenger traffic, after three months of closure. The airport was closed to international passenger traffic about five months ago as part of restrictions to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Delivering his 16th address to the nation since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, President Akufo-Addo announced that government has …

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Congo’s Nobel Laureate doctor receives death threats

The life of a top Congolese doctor who won the Nobel Peace prize for his work treating war rape victims is in danger after a series of death threats, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Friday. The threats, received in the form of phone calls to Dr. Denis Mukwege and his family as well as via social …

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