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14-year-old Samuka Kenneh impreses MLS with versatility

EAST HANOVER, N.J.—Judging by his ability on the pitch, you’d think 14-year-old Samuka Kenneh had been playing soccer his entire life. But that’s not the case. Samuka Kenneh only began to focus on soccer three years ago when his older brother moved from Liberia to live with Samuka and his family in Bronx, New York – but that still did not …

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The New Nationalist to push development in Ghana

The New Nationalist; a news publication that has set itself on the path to promote national development in Ghana is now in circulation. TheAfricanDream.net discovered that the first edition was published on Wednesday April 13, 2016 in Ghana’s capital city of Accra. New Nationalist is a free news bulletin geared towards promoting development and developmental issues and stories about Ghana. According …

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Kenya enacts sports Anti-Doping law

NAIROBI, April 22, 2016 – Kenya joined the ranks of nations endorsing clean sporting devoid of performance enhancement drugs by enacting the anti-doping law. After months of waiting, discussions, back and forth promises, deadlines and threats, President Uhuru Kenyatta on April 22, 2016 signed the Anti-Doping Bill into law obviously rushing to beat the last extension of May 2nd deadline set …

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TedxAccra to make you Rethink this year

The speaker lineup for TEDxAccra conference for the year 2016 has been announced. The event will be held under the theme ‘Re-Think’ and will take place from April 19, with an icing-on-the-cake climax on the 23rd at the National Theatre from 9 am – 3pm. Speakers for this year’s conference are from different backgrounds and industries – entrepreneurs, educators, engineers, artists, …

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Little-Known Tax Tips For Small-Business Owners

At tax time, small businesses look for ways to save money and maximize credits and deductions. “One of the most overlooked ways for small businesses to save at tax time starts at the beginning of each tax year,” advises David Ayoub, CPA in Syracuse, N.Y. “It’s simple. Keep every receipt. Find a way to corral all the loose receipts lying …

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Wikimedians in Ghana Celebrate Wikipedia at 15

January 2016 – Wikipedia was born 15 years ago on January 15, 2001 with the sole purpose of providing free and open access to knowledge globally. Over a decade and half down the line, millions of curious online explorers have been impacted by Wikipedia. As part of celebrations to mark the 15th anniversary of Wikipedia worldwide which the organization dubbed #Wikipedia15, …

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Duke D2 And Shatta Wale release ‘Wawane’

Ghanaian musician Duke D2 just dropped a new single and accompanied it with a music video on his birthday, which fell on April 4, 2016. The single titled ‘Wawane’ came as a surprise to fans when Duke D2 posted the song on his social media pages and made it available for free download. Duke D2 says he is “starting off …

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I Am No Angel Says Bishop Kofi Adonteng-Boateng

“Even though I am a Bishop who majored in Theology and Biblical Counseling and hold an honorary doctorate degree in Divinity from the Collins University of Ohio in the USA, I am still not an angel. Yes, I’ve done things in the past that I feel terrible about, but today, everything related to my success I’ve done only by the …

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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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