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Basketball Africa League unveils official logo in Rwanda

Rwanda – KIGALI, December 20, 2019 – The Basketball Africa League (BAL), a new professional league featuring 12 club teams from across Africa and scheduled to begin play in March 2020, today unveiled the league’s official logo. The new logo, which features the silhouette of a basketball player taking a jump shot on a vibrant green, yellow, red and royal …

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Biochemist crowned Miss America 2020

A Virginian biochemist has been named winner of Miss America 2020 after performing a live science experiment that defied stereotypes of the contest. Camille Schrier defeated 50 women to take the crown at Thursday’s final in Uncasville, Connecticut. Camille Schrier impressed judges by performing a live science experiment in the talent show segment of the Miss America contest (Image copyright: …

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Regional Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability opened in Sunyani

The Regional Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability (RCEES) has been opened in Sunyani, the Bono Regional Capital. The Centre which is located at the University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) is a project by the World Bank through the Ministry of Education. An amount of $ 6.4 million will be provided for a five-year period between 2019-2024. UENR …

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Miss Jamaica crowned Miss World 2019

It’s the first time in history that black women hold the titles for Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, Miss America, Miss Universe and Miss World. The 23-year-old student was born in St Thomas, Jamaica, and plans to study medicine and become a doctor. She tweeted on Saturday: “Please know that you are worthy and capable of achieving your dreams… you …

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Ghanaian-British politician wins seat in British Parliament

The just ended 2019 UK elections has seen Ghanaian-British politician, Abena Oppong-Asare win a seat in the British Parliament. Ms. Oppong-Asare’s feat emulates that of Adam Afriyie, Sam Philip Gyimah, and Kwasi Alfred Addo Kwarteng. Her capture of the Labour Party’s stronghold, Erith and Thamesmead makes her the first female Ghanaian-British MP in the UK. Long-serving MP, Teresa Pearce, stepped down prior to …

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Beyonce is coming to Ghana on the Year of Return; but you'll probably not see her

Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter will be visiting Ghana in December 2019 as part of plans for the country’s Year of Return, Pulse.com.gh sources say. The American singer, songwriter and actress is a global superstar having made a mark in the music industry with albums including “Dangerously in Love”, “B’Day” and “Lemonade”. 38-year-old Beyonce’s visit to Ghana will, however, not be about …

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South African beauty queen crowned Miss Universe 2019

South African beauty queen Zozibini Tunzi was on Sunday night crowned the 2019 Miss Universe. Miss Puerto Rico, Madison Anderson and Miss Mexico, Sofía Aragón were Tunzi’s closest rivals emerging as runner-ups. Ms Tunzi was able to impress judges and fans through the competition on Sunday night. Tunzi has been mobilizing support online with a campaign that urged South African men to write …

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How Ghanaian In North Texas Launched Platform For Africa Films

African filmmakers are creating more quality movies with relevant themes and international appeal than ever before. Finding an audience is the issue, and that’s where Freda Frimpong hopes to help. The native of Ghana, who grew up in North Texas, started Kuumba Media as a distribution vessel for African films to gain exposure in the United States through festivals, video-on-demand, …

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Government cancels December 17 Referendum

The Akufo-Addo Government has cancelled the December 17 national referendum which was meant to decide on an amendment of Article 55 (3) of the Constitution to enable political parties to sponsor candidates during local level elections. This was announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a brief address to the nation on Sunday, December 1, 2019. The President attributed …

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