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Immigrant Soldiers: Doing Our Part to Secure America

US military

The Former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell once said during a speech at Georgetown University in 2017, that “America is a nation of immigrants, and a nation of diversity.” He went on to say that “although we have trouble with diversity, we are a vibrant economy because of immigration.” It has often been said that the United States Armed …

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Gordon Offin-Amaniampong examines anti-graft prosecutor Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu is Anti-Graft Prosecutor in Ghana. You didn’t hear that, did you? Is that why you are still diddling. Be forewarned though, it’s going to get giddy. People will be scampering. The muckraker is all set. And where would the dystopian go? They had reached an advanced state of collapsing Ghana’s economy and impoverishing its people. But the Eagle …

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How Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ Will Revolutionize Superhero Movies

Black Panther

As 2017 came to an end, Fandango released their annual survey revealing the most anticipated films of the next year. No surprise, Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War polled in first place. Another Marvel film came second: Black Panther, due for release on February 16th. The trailers for Black Panther have centered on Chadwick Boseman’s titular hero, introduced in Captain America: Civil …

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Boxing: Cesar Juarez, Isaac Dogboe Ready For War in Ghana

Isaac Dogboe

Cesar Juarez has the heart of a warrior, he does not give up and that may be the key to fulfilling his dream of becoming world champion when on Saturday he goes for the interim-WBO super bantamweight belt against the African puncher Isaac “Bráve Son” Dogboe in the The Bukom Boxing Arena in Accra, Ghana – and Azteca 7, La Casa del …

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The Jerry Rawlings 31st December Revolution, did it birth Ghana’s Fourth Republic?

Jerry Rawlings

Last Sunday, December 31, 2017, saw another commemorative event of the Jerry Rawlings revolution that culminated into Ghana’s democratic or civilian rule of the Third Republican Constitution. The occasion also marked 36 years of the former president and military leader’s take-over in Ghana. Thirty-six years ago, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) TV and Radio the only state networks at the time …

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Entries Open for Tony Elumelu Foundation $100m Entrepreneurship Scheme

Tony Elumelu

Entrepreneurs across Africa can now start applying for the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) fourth cycle of $100 million entrepreneurship development programme, a statement released by the organisation has revealed. According to the statement released on the TEF website, applicants will have to complete the online registration at https://application.tonyelumelufoundation.org with the deadline fixed for midnight (WAT) of March 1, 2018. The …

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George Weah and other top sports stars who became politicians

George Weah

Football legend George Weah has fulfilled what has been known to be an ambition of his since calling time on his football career by winning the 2017 Liberian presidential elections. Many a sports star have found themselves in a tough position of struggling with the next move after what is a relatively short career at the top has come to …

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Nuclear Technology will Enhance Nigeria Position in Africa – Russia

Nigeria

The Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Nigeria, Nikolay Udovichenko, has said the development of nuclear technologies will greatly enhance Nigeria’s position as one of the leading economies in the African continent. The envoy, who stated this during a roundtable with journalists in Abuja on relations between Nigeria and Russia in the outgoing year, noted that nuclear technologies apart from …

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KAZA visa now available for those travelling to Zambia

Zambia

The Zambia Tourism Agency is advising all foreign travellers that are visiting Zambia that Kavango Zambezi Trans- Frontier Conservation Area (KAZA) visa is now available. The visa, which follows the same terms and conditions governing the KAZA visa, is already being issued at four Zambian borders (Kenneth Kaunda International, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airports, Kazungula and Victoria Falls Borders). The visa …

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