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Ghanaian woman extradited to US to face over $10m fraud-related charges and ‘sakawa’

A 33-year-old Ghanaian lady has been extradited to the U.S. to face fraud-related charges. Deborah Mensah is wanted by the United States Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation for a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving business email compromises and romance scams targeting the elderly. According to the Justice Department, Ms Mensah who is …

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Bipartisan lawmakers in the US unite to advocate for WASH

ALICANTE, Spain — Politicians from both sides of the U.S. political spectrum have come together to advocate for global access to water, sanitation, and hygiene. The International Water and Sanitation Caucus, which launched this week, was founded by a bipartisan group of 12 lawmakers who believe WASH is central to national and global health, as well as economic productivity, ecosystem …

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Ecowas leaders fail to reach agreement with Mali junta

West African leaders have been unable to reach an agreement with military leaders of Mali who carried out a coup last month to topple the government of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. During talks on Tuesday in Ghana’s capital Accra, ECOWAS leaders could not persuade the soldiers to hand over power to a civilian government immediately. The leader of Mali’s junta, Col …

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Opportunity for Students to Represent the U.S. in Dubai As Youth Ambassadors

The United States Department of State, through its NGO partner Global Ties U.S., is accepting applications for Youth Ambassadors (U.S. citizens ages 18-29) to serve as guides and cultural ambassadors at the U.S. Pavilion. File photo of some HBCU students These energetic, friendly individuals will serve as the face of the United States to millions of Expo visitors, providing a …

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Top Ghanaian law professor ‘murdered’ at his home

Senior lecturer of Law at the University of Ghana Prof Emmanuel Yaw Benneh has reportedly been murdered at his home in Accra. According to his colleague at the Faculty, Dr Poku Adusei, the academic was “murdered” in the same fashion as the late Abuakwa North MP, Joseph Boakye Danquah-Adu. “It appears to be an act perpetuated about three days ago …

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​Ghana, Nigeria, and South Africa​ among United Airlines’​ new nonstop destinations ​to Africa​ — Yaaay!​

During the first week of September 2020, ​United Airlines​ of the United States (US)​ announced ​to the delight of flyers on the Washington DC–Accra Ghana return route ​plans to expand its global route network with ​their ​new nonstop service ​for those routes. ​Besides this new DC-Accra​ route, ​United will ​be ​offering​ more nonstop service to South Africa as well, making …

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Ghana outdoors 7 foundation Pillars for ‘Beyond the Return’

Ghana yesterday September 9, launched a list of seven pillars for the implementation of its Beyond the Return initiative. Beyond the Return builds on the success of the highly acclaimed Year of Return held lthroughout 2019 and the seven pillars set out the foundation for the execution of the 10-year campaign. The colourful event held at the National Theatre, was …

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Look up in the sky, it’s not a bird or plane, it’s a ​budding star called Chayuta​!​

Early in September 2020 was the exclusive premiere of the song titled ‘Solo’ on 4syte TV, a single by the teenage-singer Chayuta, who is bringing a ​heavy and positive ​momentum ​to​ the Ghanaian music industry as a female creative. Following the launch of ​’​Solo​‘​, Chayuta ​has ​said her single was well-received by music​-​lovers and also revealed in an exclusive interview with TheAfricanDream.net that the producer …

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US President Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

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President Trump has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for helping broker a peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, according to a report. Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament and chairman of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, submitted the nomination, Fox News reported. “For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than …

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