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WANT TO PAY LESS TAXES IN THE US? HIRE YOUR KIDS!

Are you a business owner in the United States? Have you ever considered hiring your child to work for you during summer vacation, winter break, or after school? Not only will your child gain valuable work experience, but you’ll benefit from a smart tax-savings strategy. The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act brought many changes to the tax world, including the standard deduction …

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Washington DC metro readies for first ‘Made in Africa Experience’

All people of African origin in the capital of the United States, Washington, DC will be gathering from September, 20-22 this year as part of a grand celebration of African culture for the first edition of the ‘Made in Africa Experience’ in the United States (US). File photo of people at a Diaspora Africa event in Washington, DC The 3-day …

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The vision of a United Africa: Rise above lone politics

The vision of a United Africa: Rise above lone politics

How can the current leaders be focused in the mission of achieving a united Africa is a fundamental question that will be discussed in this article. In order to focus on the noble objective of achieving the unity of the African countries, Africa needs a new generation of leaders who must rise above local petty politics of their lone individual …

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Judgement Debt: What Is It? How And Why Does It Occur?

Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta

Judgement debt can be seen as any sum of money that a court of law orders the losing party to pay to the winning party. The parties in the case may either be an individual, a family, a company/institution or a government. However, this article focuses on the payments of these debts by the Government of Ghana to individuals, families …

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African businesses eye UAE for growth, development

Africa has turned into every investor’s favourite investment destination as innovation and growth get embedded deep in the economy. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) being strategically located facilitates the same for the businesses to look forward for opportunities and development. African businesses are keen to start their operations in the UAE and Dubai becomes most sought after as preparations for …

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Dr. Thomas Mensah introduces Dentaa of GUBA to US Congress delegates

Dr. Mensah (left) pictured with Dentaa of GUBA Awards

The Founder of Guba Awards Dentaa Amoteng MBE was recently introduced to the US Congressional Delegation by Dr. Thomas Mensah Founder of Silicon Valley of Ghana during a dinner at Movenpick Hotel in Accra, Ghana. Dr. Mensah (left) pictured with Dentaa of GUBA Awards The Guba Awards has taken place in the United Kingdom for the past decade and will …

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Symbolism of 400 years visit to Ghana by Pelosi and black US congress members

Symbolism of 400 years visit to Ghana by Pelosi and black US congress members

As Donald Trump marked the 400th anniversary of American democracy in Virginia, top Democrats who had stayed away from the commemoration were observing a 400th anniversary of a different kind – one inextricably linked to the founding of the United States. In southern Ghana, US House speaker Nancy Pelosi and 13 members of the Congressional Black Caucus were observing the …

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Sickle Cell Patient Reveals Why She Is Volunteering For Landmark Gene-Editing Study

Victoria Gray is waiting patiently in a hospital room at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute in Nashville. “It’s a good time to get healed,” she says. The 34-year-old from Forest, Miss., has struggled with sickle cell disease throughout her life. Gray is at the hospital because she volunteered for one of the most anticipated medical experiments in decades: the first attempt to …

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British MP with Ghana roots made UK Business Minister

Kwasi Alfred Addo Kwarteng, a British Conservative Party politician with Ghanaian roots, was promoted Thursday by the new UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Mr Kwarteng has served as MP since 2010 for Spelthorne, Surrey, south-east England. On November 16, 2018, he was appointed Undersecretary of State in the Department for Exiting the European Union following the resignation of Sue-Ellen Braverman. …

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Embassy of Ghana in the United States to Set-Up Call Center

The Head of Information & Public Affairs at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC, Mr. Kofi Tonto, has assured Ghanaians in the United States that, the Embassy is working very hard to establish a call center to alleviate the long wait-time that some callers experience when trying to reach the Embassy. Kofi Tonto Mr. Tonto made this remark during …

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