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STEMi Makers Africa and US Consulate Lagos train 100 Educators in STEM

The United States (US) Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria from November 26-29 this year collaborated with the Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Innovation Makers Africa (STEMi Makers Africa) In a quest to cultivate a world-class STEM workforce by improving Educator’s competence with modern STEM Integrated tools. Participants and organizers at the STEMi event in Lagos Some 100 Educators from three …

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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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How inspiration of Brandon Mkhululi Muchenje creates jaw-dropping pieces

Having no formal educational background in arts, Brandon Mkhululi Muchenje has grown to evolve an ability to use different art mediums like pens, pencils, and others to create different creative ideas that carry their unique messages in visually striking expressions. Brandon (right) pictured next to one of his pieces His journey started with the first major painting he did from …

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Former Ghana Ambassador To U.S. Dr. Kwame Bawuah-Edusei Launches Autobiography

Dr. Bawuah-Edusei speaking at the launch with his wife (seated right) and Ambassador Bridgewater looking on At a festive ceremony held at the Hilton Hotel in Springfield Virginia, physician, business executive, diplomat, and philanthropist H.E. Dr. Kwame Bawuah-Edusei launched his long-awaited autobiography – Thrived: Despite the Odds. The book is a harrowing tale of ups and downs through childhood, after he …

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Nigerian startup wins Jack Ma’s African Netpreneur prize

LifeBank, a Nigerian medical distribution startup founded by Mrs Temie Giwa-Tubosun has emerged the winner of the inaugural African Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) held on Saturday during the ‘Africa Business Heroes Show’ in Accra. The startup founded in 2015, beat 10 other startups from across Africa to win a $250,000 stake of a total $1million prize at stake for the …

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Join the dynamic Speaking Team at 2020 Ghana CFO Summit

The Ghana CFO Summit taking place on the 27-28 February 2020 brings together the brightest Chief Financial Officers (CFO) and senior finance professionals together to address modern challenges and find available technologies help to shape their businesses successfully. This 2-day important event will attract some 120 CFOs, CEOs and industry experts to discuss industry trends, catalyze the industry’s continuous growth and provide …

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Fiber optics innovator Dr Mensah of Ghana meets Chinese billionaire Jack Ma

Dr. Mensah an Internet Pioneer and Fiber Optics Innovator met with Chinese business magnate Jack Ma in Accra, Ghana at the first Netpreneur Prize Awards. Chinese billionaire Jack Ma initiated the Netpreneur Prize through his philanthropic organization — the Jack Ma Foundation — and four African partners with the purpose to award US$1 million annually for the next decade in …

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ZenCotton Couture is where you go to style up in a custom made way

ZenCotton Couture believes that if you are a lover of fashion, you’ll agree with me that the style you wear contributes a lot to your level of confidence as you walk through the day. This is why you sure do not want to go around with a lingering thought of what someone is thinking or saying about what you are …

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Tunisians elect a law professor as new president

Tunisian voters have elected a retired law professor, Kais Saied as their new president after Sunday’s presidential run-off poll. Saied is set to become Tunisia’s next president after securing over 70 percent of votes in the run-off election. Read Also: Government committed to digitizing the Ghanaian economy — Samira Bawumia He beat his only challenger in the election, media mogul Nabil …

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Outrage over the sacking of AU Ambassador Chihombori-Quao

Many Africans in the Diaspora have been angered by the sacking of the African Union (AU) Permanent Ambassador in the United States. Dr Arikana Chihombori-Quao appointed to the position in December 2016 and has been able to galvanize the support of peoples of African Descent in the U.S and beyond. Chihombori-Quao is very outspoken and has become a leading voice for Pan-Africanism. …

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