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My father wasn’t a dictator; ban scandalous history book – Sekou Nkrumah

Dr. Sekou Nkrumah, son of Ghana’s first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, has said that the Government of President Nana Akufo-Addo is to blame for allowing the history book – Golden History of Ghana for Basic 6 – which describes Kwame Nkrumah as a dictator among others to be taught in schools, arguing that even though the Government says the book is …

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Royal family breaks silence on Meghan, Harry interview

The race issues raised by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are “concerning” and will be addressed by the family privately, Buckingham Palace has said. In a statement, the Palace said “recollections may vary” but the claims made in their interview with Oprah Winfrey are “taken very seriously”. The Palace said the Royal Family is “saddened” to learn how challenging …

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Invest back home — Ghana to Diaspora on 64th independence celebrations

The Embassy of Ghana in Washington DC celebrates Ghana’s 64th independence day in 2021 Ghanaian diplomats have called on their compatriots living abroad to take advantage of the numerous investment opportunities that exist back home. The diplomats from the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, D.C., were speaking Friday during a virtual town hall meeting that launched three days of online …

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Drone Stock Footage platform launches in Ghana

Not all videos are considered the same, at least for filmmakers. Some footage are integral to a storyline, and others are what is often referred to as B-Rolls. “In film and television production, B-roll, B roll, B-reel or B reel is supplemental or alternative footage intercut with the main shot. The term A-roll referring to the main footage has fallen …

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Faithful Servants Awards led by Bishop Adonteng Boateng honors Northern Virginia first responders

Faithful Servants Awards led by Bishop Adonteng Boateng and Fairfax County Communities of Trust Committee (COTC) on Friday, March 5, 2021, honored the Northern Virginia First Responder Agencies in a simple but beautiful and well organized event at their global headquarters in the United States. The event, dubbed Faithful Servants Awards, honors men and women working in the field of …

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Three takeaways from Stevie Wonder’s plan to ditch the US for Ghana

“I wanna see this nation smile again,” Stevie Wonder told Oprah Winfrey calmly and matter-of-factly in a recent interview. “And I want to see it before I move to Ghana because I’m going to do that.” “You’re going to permanently move to Ghana?” Winfrey asked the famous singer-songwriter and producer, to make doubly sure. “I am,” Wonder replied with the …

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Idris Elba, Naomi Campbell sign letter backing gay rights in Ghana

Some of the UK’s most prominent people of Ghanaian heritage have joined together to condemn their former homeland for its stance on gay rights in what will be seen as an extraordinary show of diaspora power. The influential names in fashion, film and media, including Idris Elba and the Vogue editor-in-chief, Edward Enninful, have signed an open letter in support …

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28th FEBRUARY – THE DAY OF CATALYSIS & THE CATALYST FOUR

We’ve sucked so much myth that we’ve forgotten the importance of 28th February 1948 in our history. Burns Constitution was adopted on 29/03/1946 and was followed by legislative elections in June 1946. For the 1st time in colonial Africa, Africans formed the largest block in the assembly; 21 members out of 32 were Gold Coasters. The path to independence had …

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