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Brain Tumor: Some of the symptoms and signs to look out for

Brain tumor

The symptoms of a brain tumor vary according to the size, type, and location of the tumor. Symptoms typically arise because of destruction or damage to the brain, swelling of the brain, or blockage of the flow of fluid that flows around the brain and spinal cord. Brain tumors may be benign or malignant (brain cancer). It is important to …

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Pope Francis says he may visit South Sudan on Africa trip

Pope Francis

ROME – Pope Francis says he may add a South Sudan leg onto his Africa trip in September if conditions there are “mature.” Francis told a visiting nun from Juba on Friday May 10, 2019 he wants to go to South Sudan as part of his trip but can’t promise. He planned to visit South Sudan with the archbishop of …

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Black women win 2019 Miss USA, Miss America and Miss Teen USA

Black women

For the first time, America’s top beauty pageants — Miss USA, Miss Teen USA and Miss America — have crowned black women as their winners at the same time. These black women conquered all of America’s beauty pageants in 2019. And that’s a big deal if you know pageant history. Beauty pageants early in their histories, some dating back to the 1920s, barred …

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Dior collaborated with various African artists for the cruise 2020 collection

Dior

Maria Grazia Chiuri this evening presented the Dior cruise 2020 collection in Marrakech, the theme of which was “common ground” – a celebration of different cultures coming together to co-create and find common ground. Rather than simply being inspired by the continent of Africa as a whole, the designer invited artists and artisans from different backgrounds and African cultures to …

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Ghana Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu turns 100

Sheick Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu

Ghana’s Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu in file photo Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu (born 23 April 1919) is an Islamic cleric and the Chief Imam of Ghana. He is also a member of the National Peace Council and founder of The Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu Education Trust Fund (SONSETFund) and Islamic Peace and Security Council of …

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Olympian Akwasi Frimpong’s story in Oxford University Press textbook

Oxford University Press

Frimpong will appear in the Headway Upper Intermediate Student’s Book, a textbook aimed to teach English Language and Speaking, as the focus of one of the book’s exercises. Akwasi Frimpong, Ghana’s first Skeleton Olympian, is writing a new chapter in his mission to be the Hope of a Billion. “Headway always strives to provide interesting and authentic texts, using thought-provoking …

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Why Sudan is crucial to global security

Sudan

DURBAN – Some of the reasons why Sudan is important to the world of international security: Oil. Sudan has enormous oil reserves – over 6 billion barrels discovered so far. Sudan has an enormous potential to provide the world with energy and adding another African oil partner to its list of providers is not only wise but preferable. Click to …

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Cast Africans in ‘Coming to America 2’ Akon asks Eddie Murphy and co

Eddie Murphy

Akon is just as excited as anyone for the arrival of Coming to America 2, the sequel to the 1988 comedy starring Eddie Murphy as a wealthy prince from the fictional African nation of Zamuda. However, the singer noted that this time around, African actors and comedians should be cast in a film based on the African continent. During an interview with TMZ, the …

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MOBA-USA targeting $100k at 3rd annual fundraiser for Mfantsipim school

Mfantsipim school

The Mfantsipim School Old Boys Association in the United States of America (MOBA-USA) will for the third year in a row this year gather in Maryland (MD), USA, over the Memorial Day weekend holiday for their fundraiser activities for their school in Ghana. MOBA-USA event flyer This year’s 3-day conference of MOBA-USA kicks off May 24th – 26th, 2019 at …

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