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Immigrant Soldiers: Doing Our Part to Secure America

US military

The Former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell once said during a speech at Georgetown University in 2017, that “America is a nation of immigrants, and a nation of diversity.” He went on to say that “although we have trouble with diversity, we are a vibrant economy because of immigration.” It has often been said that the United States Armed …

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Gordon Offin-Amaniampong examines anti-graft prosecutor Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu

Martin Amidu is Anti-Graft Prosecutor in Ghana. You didn’t hear that, did you? Is that why you are still diddling. Be forewarned though, it’s going to get giddy. People will be scampering. The muckraker is all set. And where would the dystopian go? They had reached an advanced state of collapsing Ghana’s economy and impoverishing its people. But the Eagle …

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The Jerry Rawlings 31st December Revolution, did it birth Ghana’s Fourth Republic?

Jerry Rawlings

Last Sunday, December 31, 2017, saw another commemorative event of the Jerry Rawlings revolution that culminated into Ghana’s democratic or civilian rule of the Third Republican Constitution. The occasion also marked 36 years of the former president and military leader’s take-over in Ghana. Thirty-six years ago, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) TV and Radio the only state networks at the time …

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Entries Open for Tony Elumelu Foundation $100m Entrepreneurship Scheme

Tony Elumelu

Entrepreneurs across Africa can now start applying for the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) fourth cycle of $100 million entrepreneurship development programme, a statement released by the organisation has revealed. According to the statement released on the TEF website, applicants will have to complete the online registration at https://application.tonyelumelufoundation.org with the deadline fixed for midnight (WAT) of March 1, 2018. The …

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KAZA visa now available for those travelling to Zambia

Zambia

The Zambia Tourism Agency is advising all foreign travellers that are visiting Zambia that Kavango Zambezi Trans- Frontier Conservation Area (KAZA) visa is now available. The visa, which follows the same terms and conditions governing the KAZA visa, is already being issued at four Zambian borders (Kenneth Kaunda International, Harry Mwaanga Nkumbula International Airports, Kazungula and Victoria Falls Borders). The visa …

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Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA) in the United States Inaugurated

Ghanaian Pharmacists

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA) in the United States held an inauguration ceremony to induct new officers into office. The theme for the celebration was “Partners for Better health.” The association which began with a small group of working and student pharmacists in the community has now grown to over 50 members. It is the …

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African Leaders Busy In ‘Roadside Politics’ says Mushikiwabo of Rwanda

Rwanda

Today [Friday, December 15, 2017] marks day two of Rwanda Patriotic Front (RPF) Inkotanyi Congress ahead of the RPF30 celebration day – tomorrow, Saturday 16th. Discussion Panels are becoming more interesting with organizers choosing experienced personalities in business, politics, diplomacy and most especially economics and global trends in general. In the morning, Rwanda’s Foreign Affairs Minister Louise Mushikiwabo met on …

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Dr Thomas Mensah talks Infrastructure with Vice President Bawumia

Dr. Thomas Mensah paid a courtesy call on the Vice president of Ghana Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia at the Flag Staff House to Discuss major infrastructure transformation for the country. Vice President Bawumia told Dr. Mensah during their Flag Staff House meeting that “Ghana is interested in infrastructure Developments and we are glad you are in the country to work with …

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Stern Action Called For Over Enslaving of Africans in Libya

Libya

Libya slavery in summary Some 3,000 people have, so far, drowned in old, leaking overcrowded boats. This contempt for black people might explain why the idea of enslaving them might not be so strange in Libya, only a few years after their recent revolution. In November 2017, a CNN News exclusive report revealed that black sub-Saharan African migrants in Libya …

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