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7-Year-Old Havana Chapman-Edwards is raising funds to buy kids’ books

Havana Edwards

My name is Havana Chapman-Edwards and I am 7 years old.  I am raising money to buy books for other children who look like me! Reading is so important and I want to make sure everyone has the same opportunities to learn, grow, and change the world. Scholastic did a study this year that shows black and brown children have 37 fewer …

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When do Muslims mark Eid al-Fitr in 2018?

Eid al-Fitr

The first day of Eid al-Fitr is expected to fall on Friday, June 15, according to the International Astronomical Centre (IAC), in most Islamic countries including Saudi Arabia, Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Kuwait and Qatar. The official announcement depends on the moon sighting, if the new moon can be seen on June 14, then the holy month of Ramadan will end on Thursday and Friday will …

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Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah connects with Diaspora on US-Based Sankofa Radio

Sankofa Radio

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency (HE) Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah has addressed Ghanaians in the United States (US) and the diaspora on issues including them registration [to vote] with respective embassies, filth in Ghana, import duties and among others, land-acquisition disputes. This happened during his June 2, 2018 visit to Sankofa radio in Woodbridge, Virginia. HE Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah …

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Number 12: Who is Anas Aremeyaw Anas?

Anas Aremeyaw Anas

Goal throws the spotlight on the mysterious investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, whose latest work has made him Ghana’s most favorite and controversial figure. Following the release of the explosive investigative documentary titled “Number 12” on Wednesday in Ghana, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has become the name on everyone’s lips. The video, which revealed various corruption and underhand activities of top …

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FIFA strong principles prohibit political interferance despite Anas expose

FIFA

In this October 19, 2011 piece, FIFA.com spoke with FIFA’s Director of Member Associations and Development, Thierry Regenass, about governmental interference in football and the measures which football’s governing body can take. FIFA.com: What exactly is political interference? Thierry Regenass: FIFA has the mandate to control association football worldwide, in all its aspects. This mandate is delegated to the national association, to …

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D.K Boateng Memorial School raising funds to educate pupils

D.K Boateng Memorial School

D.K Boateng Memorial School envisions making a great impact in the lives of children in Ghana and West Africa at large, as a result, the educational institution designed for children from creche to first-grade has embarked on a fundraising effort to this effect. Their mission is to play a unique and major role in the landscape of educational services available …

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‘Woman Power’ Not About Feminism says Ghanaian songstress NanaYaa

NanaYaa

NanaYaa, one of Ghana’s finest singers, is not comfortable with people tagging her latest song as feminist. According to the ‘My Hunny’ hit maker, NanaYaa, her new song ‘Woman Power’ does not talk about feminism neither does it seek to promote feminist ideals. “‘Woman Power’ as a title has a very broad meaning but feminism isn’t one,” NanaYaa said. She …

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Anas Aremeyaw Anas and investigative film crew face death threats

Anas

New York, June 4, 2018 — The Committee to Protect Journalists today called on Ghanaian member of parliament Kennedy Agyapong to stop threatening investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas and those perceived as close to his undercover investigative film, “Number 12,” about corruption and football in Ghana. Agyapong, a parliament member with the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) for Assin Central in south-central …

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BOOK: Discover and Live Your Purpose in Life by Dr. Nana Nyame-Mireku

Nana Nyame-Mireku

‘Discover and Live Your Purpose in Life‘, a book authored by Dr. Nana Nyame-Mireku was launched at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, District of Columbia (DC) on Sunday, May 27, 2018. The author is a US-based Ghanaian clinical pharmacist employed at the Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) in Arlington Virginia. “I wrote ‘Discover and Live Your Purpose in Life’ when …

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Fundraiser inches MOBA-USA closer to $1M Endowment Fund for Mfantsipim school

An amount of about $35,000 in cash and over $150,000 in pledges was realized at the annual convention of Mfantsipim Old Boys Association in the United States (MOBA-USA). These amounts were raised during the MOBA-USA annual dinner-dance and fundraiser held May 26, 2018, at Martins Crosswinds in Maryland (MD). Mfantsipim is a Methodist Secondary School located in Cape Coast, Ghana. …

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