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Heroes of COVID-19: Ghana’s Edward Asare wins amid deadly pandemic

This 27-year-old Ghanaian named Edward Asare has shown his true mettle amidst COVID-19 by rising from the point of being unemployed for over two years to becoming a force worth reckoning with in the Ghanaian social media landscape. Mr. Asare, originally from Dawatrim-Asesewa in the Eastern Region, granted TheAfricanDream.net an insightful interview early in August of 2020 where he shared …

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UN envoy calls for investigation into electoral violence in Ghana

The United Nations, on Monday, called on the Ghanaian authorities to investigate incidents of electoral violence in the December 7 polls. The UN also called on the government to hold the perpetrators accountable in line with Ghana’s commitment to guaranteeing the respect of human rights and the rule of law. Dr Mohamed Ibn Chambas, the Special Representative of the United …

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Eswatini’s PM dies after contracting Covid-19

The government of Eswatini says Prime Minister Ambrose Dlamini has died, four weeks after he tested positive for coronavirus. A government statement said Dlamini, 52, died on Sunday afternoon in hospital in South Africa. No cause of death was mentioned, but Dlamini had recently been receiving treatment for Covid-19 in South Africa. Dlamini had been prime minister of Eswatini, formerly …

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Nigeria: Hundreds of pupils missing after gun attack

Hundreds of Nigerian students are reported missing after gunmen attacked their Government Science Secondary School. Over 800 students were in the school when the gunmen arrived on motorbikes and started shooting indiscriminately in the north western part of Nigeria. The Nigerian military has announced that it had exchanged fire with the gunmen after locating their hideout in a forest. There …

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Drumming Ghana Workshop to Celebrate Traditional Ghanaian Styles of Music

the event flyer courtesy visitGhana

The Drumming Ghana Workshop is an exciting event that will take participants on a journey of learning more about Ghana’s history of drumming and traditional music. The event takes place from December 20-26, 2020 at the Gold Coast Restaurant & Cocktail Lounge in Ghana. the event flyer courtesy visitGhana The event is a collaborative effort of Tours & Arts Solutions, …

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What Shall It Profit A Man To Gain Everything & Lose His Own Soul? Jean Mensah, Nana Akufo-Addo & The Sovereignty Of Ghanaians

The sovereignty of Ghana resides in its citizens. At elections, this sovereignty is transferred from the  electors to the elected. This is a divine process because you are transferring your God-given will to  another human being to act on your behalf. Anyone who distorts the transfer, distorts the will of God  Himself. It is dreadful thing to fall into hands …

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Kenya’s outspoken Chief Justice David Maraga retires

Outspoken Kenyan Chief Justice David Maraga has retired from office effective Friday, December 11, 2020. He became popular after presiding over the annulment of the 2017 presidential election in Kenya. Justice Maraga is the country’s 14th Chief Justice and took office in October 2016. He has been praised for restoring faith in the independence of the judiciary since assuming office. …

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Opportunities: Creatives, Artists, Musicians, and Instrumentalists amidst COVID-19

Updates with regard to the opportunities available for African music professionals amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Call for applications: Educational video producersApplication deadline: 8 January 2021 The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), a non-profit organisation operating in the field of African music, is partnering with Goethe-Institut to introduce a new initiative – the Music In Africa Sound Connects Fund. The MIAF seeks to appoint a Regional …

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Joe Biden’s son under investigation over taxes

US President-elect Joe Biden’s son Hunter has said his tax affairs are under investigation. The investigation is being conducted by federal prosecutors in Delaware. US media quote sources saying it relates to business dealings with foreign countries including China. Hunter Biden said he was confident he would be shown to have done no wrong. The Biden-Harris transition team said the …

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China’s Supreme Court hires Uganda’s ex-chief justice

China’s Supreme Court has hired Uganda’s former Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe, as a member of its expert committee on adjudication of international commercial disputes. Justice Katureebe will sit on the committee for the next four years. He retired from Uganda’s Supreme Court in June after reaching the mandatory retirement age of 70 years. Justice Katureebe “I am profoundly excited about …

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