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Brain Tumor: Some of the symptoms and signs to look out for

Brain tumor

The symptoms of a brain tumor vary according to the size, type, and location of the tumor. Symptoms typically arise because of destruction or damage to the brain, swelling of the brain, or blockage of the flow of fluid that flows around the brain and spinal cord. Brain tumors may be benign or malignant (brain cancer). It is important to …

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Pope Francis says he may visit South Sudan on Africa trip

Pope Francis

ROME – Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday May 10, 2019 he wants to go to South Sudan as part of his trip but can’t promise. He planned to visit South Sudan with the archbishop of …

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Black women win 2019 Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA

Black women

For the first time, America’s top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America — have crowned black women as their winners at the same time. These black women conquered all of America’s beauty pageants in 2019. And that’s a big deal if you know pageant history. Beauty pageants early in their histories, some dating back to the 1920s, barred …

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Dior collaborated with various African artists for the cruise 2020 collection


Maria Grazia Chiuri this evening presented the Dior cruise 2020 collection in Marrakech, the theme of which was “common ground” – a celebration of different cultures coming together to co-create and find common ground. Rather than simply being inspired by the continent of Africa as a whole, the designer invited artists and artisans from different backgrounds and African cultures to …

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Adalba on the creation of self, music, and ‘Live African’ EP evolution


“My first performance to a crowd of thousands was in the year 2000,” retorted Adalba Agana-Nsiire who is known professionally as Adalba, to TheAfricanDream.net during an interview tracing the genesis of his career. “I was a meager 12-year-old, and even though I was barely a teen at the time, I knew something important was happening and I felt privileged and honored …

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Fiber optics expert Dr. Thomas Mensah receives prestigious global award

Fiber optics

Ghana’s technology icon, fiber optics inventor and Nanotechnology expert, Dr. Thomas Mensah, has received the 2019 International Nanotechnology Conference award. The award was presented at the World Nanotechnology Conference held in Dubai from April 15 -17, where he was also the guest speaker. Dr. Mensah at this international conference was also appointed to the European Commission on Advanced Nanotechnology Education …

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Ghana Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu turns 100

Sheick Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu

Ghana’s Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu in file photo Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu (born 23 April 1919) is an Islamic cleric and the Chief Imam of Ghana. He is also a member of the National Peace Council and founder of The Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu Education Trust Fund (SONSETFund) and Islamic Peace and Security Council of …

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Olympian Akwasi Frimpong’s story in Oxford University Press textbook

Oxford University Press

Frimpong will appear in the Headway Upper Intermediate Student’s Book, a textbook aimed to teach English Language and Speaking, as the focus of one of the book’s exercises. Akwasi Frimpong, Ghana’s first Skeleton Olympian, is writing a new chapter in his mission to be the Hope of a Billion. “Headway always strives to provide interesting and authentic texts, using thought-provoking …

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