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South African Entrepreneur Lebogang Chaka to grace Ghana nonprofit ‘Books & Boots’

Lebogang Chaka

Renowned South African leadership speaker and education campaigner Lebogang Chaka is set to grace ‘Books & Boots’ in the Ghanaian capital Accra. The ‘Books and Boots’ education and recreation project is a nonprofit which has been running in mostly deprived communities in Ghana since 2009, its key partners include Active Minds Reading Club, Meet the Professionals and One Ghana. The …

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A Connecticut Yankee in the courts of King Peggy of Otuam

Virginia Viglione of Connecticut USA finally got to meet Ghana’s Lady king Peggy of the Central Regional township of Otuam at the Ghana embassy in Washington DC in the month of May 2017. Virginia has now crossed one item off her bucket list. The Connecticut native who was in the Washington DC area to visit her family there requested her son-in-law, who is …

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PackageToMe: The Peer-to-Peer Delivery Service with a Twist

Think about this. Imagine you want the Roxfit Xperia XZs Ultra Slim Soft Shell. You very likely won’t get this case to buy literally in any shop anywhere in Ghana. Or will you? Roxfit Xperia phone cases are one of the best phone cases you can get for you Xperia devices. They weigh less than 2 pounds (even in the …

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Trump Presidency: Africa And Her Leaders Expectation After 100 Days

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Trump Presidency: Africa and indeed the rest of the world followed, with very keen interest, the 2016 USA Presidential elections. While the polls and political pundits gave Hillary Clinton, the democratic candidate a lead over Donald Trump and a fair chance of winning the elections, his unusual campaign style and utterances seemed to suggest that the Republican candidate was setting …

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FlySAA Vacations Introduces New Air-Inclusive Packages To Senegal & Ghana

South African Airways

Fort Lauderdale, FL (May 2, 2017) –South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®) has expanded their portfolio of air-inclusive vacation packages with the introduction of new programs to Senegal and Ghana in West Africa. These multi-faceted packages are designed to immerse travelers in the history, culture, and traditions of these African countries to provide an enriching travel experience. From short city-stays …

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The GPSF of North America maiden health trip to Ghana

The Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation (GPSF) on 25TH March 2017 made their maiden trip to Tarkwa Municipal Hospital in Ghana. The team comprised of three medical professionals: Dr. Theodora Fynn (Pulmonary Disease Specialist), Dr. Francis Amoo (Internal medicine) and Ms. Josephine Thompson a nurse. The team also presented prescription medications donated by AmeriCares USA worth $220,000 to the Hospital …

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AJ Dahottest drops Diwu Lane Mu single on May Day

AJ Dahottest

Diwu Lane Mu is the title of the new single of AJ Dahottest, Liberian born Ghanaian afropop rapper. The new single’s title loosely translates into English to mean ‘stay in your lane’ according to AJ Dahottest who said he chose May 1, 2017 as the release date for his new song to stand in solidarity with all hard workers in …

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Measuring Youth Sentiments about Civic Participation across Africa

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Nairobi, Kenya 24th March, 2017. At 1.5 billion, today’s global youth (aged 15 to 34 years old) is the largest in history.  They are driving changes in economic opportunities, development, and, increasingly, political systems. To better understand youth perceptions of their role in civic and political processes,  3,300 youth across five sub-Saharan countries: Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Uganda were …

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Trade-ing Up Aims to Train, Empower Youth in Ghana

Trade-ing Up

Support the launch of a new nonprofit organization that works to build a sustainable future for young adult citizens of Ghana through vocational education. The organization is called Trade-ing Up, and donations can be made via PayPal through trade-ingup.org. Executive Director Brandon McGee grew up in Manahawkin and, after graduating from Southern Regional High School, had a life-changing four-month volunteer …

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