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A Silver Lining In Panama Papers For Africa

Africa is not the only corrupt continent according to the Panama Papers. That message is the silver lining for Africans in the Panama Papers scandal — a collection of documents linking 143 politicians (and their family members and cronies) to outrageous sums of stolen cash hidden in a topsy-turvy network of offshore bank accounts and shell companies. Yes, Africans are …

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Voter List Clean Up Called For Before 2016 Ghana Elections

Voter list “clean up” demanded in petition of a political pressure group to the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana prior to the nation’s November 7 presidential, parliamentary and local elections. The group — Let My Vote Count Alliance — also teamed up Wednesday with other civil society and opposition groups to protest in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi. David Asante, …

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Miss Ghana Tourism USA calls 2016 beauties

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Ghana Tourist Coach Radio (GTCR), organizers of the maiden edition of Miss Ghana Tourism USA — a pageant for Ghanaian beauties — have revealed to TheAfricanDream.net that the second edition of the event will occur on October 8, 2016. Miss Ghana Tourism USA/GTCR made the revelation during an interview at their Alexandria, Virgina based offices in the United States of …

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King Promise wants to be know​n​ for good music

King Promise is a new musician who is hitting the Ghanaian airwaves with scintillating music that do not only excite the ears but also set the mind thinking while leaving the body with a feel for dancing. If your music library has been feeling drab lately, maybe it is time you considered adding a King Promise track to spice things …

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Women’s World Cup pairings for 2016 FIFA U-20

The Official Draw for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup has taken place at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, Switzerland, with the pick of the sections pairing France with USA and Japan with Nigeria. Nigeria placed 2nd in 2010 and 2014. Hosts Papua New Guinea, meanwhile, face a series of intriguing challenges against Brazil, Sweden and Korea DPR in …

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Ivory Coast Tourism Sector Uncertain After Attack

Ivory Coast native Olivier Koffi puts his head in his hands as he contemplates his future selling jewelry on Grand-Bassam beach where a gruesome attack by extremists killed 19. “I’m afraid I won’t be able to make money anymore,” said the father of two young children. “Everyone is now scared, they’ve seen it on TV. They won’t come.” His eyes …

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Howard University hosts USA’s first STEM Best Practices Forum

Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh, Provost of Howard University in Washington DC kicked off the first ‘Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Best Practices’ Forum of the USA on March 11, 2016 at the new Howard University Interdisciplinary Research Building in Washington DC in conjunction with the National Newspaper Publishers Association Foundation (NNPA) of the U.S.A. Dr. Wutoh made remarks in place …

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Koby Maxwell launches album and celebrates African women

Koby Maxwell officially launched his latest studio album which is titled ‘The Album’ on the night of March 12, 2016, at the Friendship Center in Maryland USA. He was also joined by friends from the entertainment industry to celebrate the 59th independence of his nation Ghana while honoring women of African descent in the American Diaspora. The well-attended event offered …

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Ghana changes visa policy for Africans

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Arrival visa will be issued to all the 54 African Union (AU) citizens visiting Ghana according to president John Dramani Mahama of Ghana. He announced this during the annual celebration of Ghana’s independence day in Accra on March 6, 2016, saying that the new policy will be operational from July 2016. Ghana presently allows free entry only for the citizens …

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Innovation in Africa technology excites Goodwell Investments

The wave of innovation in the next five years in the technology sector expects to promote products and services that will increase employment opportunities for Africans. The curent wave of technological innovation predominantly encouraged many on the continent to be financially included as a result of better mobile and internet connectivity and applications that increased access to banking services. “In the same …

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