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Butterfly Effect: The Pandemic’s one good deed — Busting Stereotypes

Nairobi and Washington, D.C., are 7,500 miles apart. Last week showed that the gulf in their approaches to the pandemic is even wider. Even as President Donald Trump pressured states and local authorities to reopen schools, threatening to cut funding for those that do not, Kenya announced that it would keep physical classrooms closed until at least January 2021. Kenya’s …

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US-based Ghanaian nonprofit founder renovating hospital in Ghana

ARLINGTON, Va. (WDVM) — Nana Konadu-Asare was a senior at Marymount University when her uncle, living in a town outside of Accra, Ghana, slipped and fell. He was diagnosed with a concussion and sent home. He died a few days later at just 43-years-old. “It really hit our family really hard,” Konadu-Asare said. “My mom and him were very close …

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I remain a champion of Ghana – US Congress candidate Kojo Asamoa-Caesar

The first Ghanaian–American candidate for a seat in the US Congress Kojo Asamoa-Caesar says he will continue to be a champion of Ghana even if he becomes a US legislator after the November elections. He says his life has been shaped greatly by his Ghanaian heritage and he is very proud of that. “I got my values from Ghana. My formative years …

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Marley family to ‘reimagine’ Bob Marley’s One Love in support of UNICEF

NEW YORK, 9 July 2020 – Members of the Marley family will reimagine the late Bob Marley’s iconic anthem One Love to support UNICEF’s work to reimagine a fairer, more just world for children whose lives have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tuff Gong International and Amplified Music will release a new version of the seminal song on 17 July. All proceeds …

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Fiber Optic Testing Equipments Market Growth Rate, Demands etc To 2025

The Global Fiber Optic Testing Equipments Market report by UpMarketResearch.com provides a detailed analysis of the area marketplace expanding; competitive landscape; global, regional, and country-level market size; impact market players; market growth analysis; market share; opportunities analysis; product launches; recent developments; sales analysis; segmentation growth; technological innovations; and value chain optimization. This is a latest report, covering the current COVID-19 impact on …

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Nigeria: Buhari suspends anti-graft agency boss for embezzlement

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu on charges of embezzlement. Magu was on Monday invited to appear before a Presidential Panel that reviews the agency’s activities. His summons is believed to have been the result of a recent petition from Nigeria’s Minister of Justice and Attorney-General, Abubakar …

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Ivory Coast Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly dies after cabinet meeting

Ivory Coast’s PM Amadou Gon Coulibaly has died after falling ill at a ministerial meeting. The 61-year-old had been chosen as the ruling party’s candidate for October’s presidential election, after Alassane Ouattara said he would not seek a third term in office. Mr Gon Coulibaly had only just returned from France where he had received two-months’ heart treatment. President Ouattara …

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100 of the most Iconic moments from music history

By: Joni SweetExpress // Getty Images100 iconic moments from music history Think back to the first concert you ever attended. You can probably remember the energy of the crowd yearning for the band to finally take the… Express // Getty Images 100 iconic moments from music history Think back to the first concert you ever attended. You can probably remember …

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Kenyan schools to stay closed until 2021

Kenya’s education ministry has said that all primary and secondary schools will reopen next year. The ministry said all students would resume studies in their current classes. Education Minister George Magoha said no final-year national examinations would be held for primary and secondary pupils this year. Pupils from Nairobi primary school sit for their exams at the start the Kenya …

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