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2020 Ghana Movie Awards 10th Edition Full List Of Winners

For the first time, just like many outdoor activities, the 2020 Ghana Movie Awards (GMA) was held virtually on December 30, 2020, to award deserving filmmakers in the Ghanaian movie industry. The likes of Van Vicker, Bernard Adusei Poku, and Roselyn Ngissah were among the many talented actors that won at the 2020 GMA. Movies like “Heroes Of Africa” and …

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Residency friendship among Ghanaians in the US turns into biz partnership

It’s not every day that you find your future business partner while working to complete a doctoral degree. But that’s exactly what happened for Grand Canyon University (GCU) doctoral learners Eugene Frimpong and Kevin Abankwa. They met while in the midst of their doctoral program in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Data Analytics. They chatted virtually before finally meeting in person at one of their …

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Ghana’s opposition files court papers to challenge 2020 poll results

The National Democratic Congress has filed a petition at the Supreme Court to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential and parliamentary polls. Ex-president Mahama (left) with Asiedu Nketia In a statement after filing the petition, the party said: “The Petition was filed pursuant to the party‘s audit of the 2020 Presidential results and extensive consultations with the National Executive …

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Ghana: NDC officially declares intention to contest 2020 elections in court

The major opposition party in Ghana now, National Democratic Congress (NDC) has officially declared its intention to go to court to challenge the declaration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the President-elect by the Electoral Commission (EC) after the December 7, 2020 presidential election. President Mahama (left) with Mr. Nketia in file photo A statement issued Tuesday [December 29, …

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Some 1k Masqueraders join about 3k people in Tema for AfroXmas 2020

On Christmas day, Tema was lit with bright colors of masqueraders as 12 different masquerade groups gathered for the AfroXmas 2020, the biggest masquerade carnival in Tema, located in the Greater Accra region, home to Ghana’s capital. With thousands of people gathering for the carnival, the city of Takoradi in Ghana’s western region [also a port city like Tema known …

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South Africa Rejects U.K. Claims Over New Coronavirus Variant

South Africa’s government rejected allegations that a new variant of the coronavirus found in the country has contributed to a second wave of infections in the U.K. and criticized its decision to impose travel restrictions. A new virus variant that was detected in the U.K. has a mutation occurring at a site common with the South African strain, known as …

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Youngest Millionaires In South Africa Right Now and How They Made Their Money

South Africa has some of the richest individuals on the African continent. Even though it has many hardworking young people, not too many are in the class of the very rich. Needless to say, there is still a class for the youngest millionaires in South Africa, who have distinguished themselves in their professional lives, and may not be set to become the …

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Bill Gates glad high COVID-19 death rate predicted for Africa didn’t happen

BILL GATES, the Co-chairman Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says the world doesn’t have enough data yet to understand why the numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic deaths in Africa aren’t high as first predicted. The American philanthropist in his end of the year note also said said he was happy to have been wrong about— “at least, I hope I was …

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