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Operation Get PayPal In Ghana–Investigations reopened

So I have had a PayPal account for some years now and never had problems using it. I do my interactions without a human interference as their system is designed such that you can get most of the help you need either online or talking to the computer on phone via their Resolution Center or where necessary, have a human …

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Floyd Mayweather defeats ‘Canelo’ Alvarez

Photo by CBSSports: Mayweather Jr. left Alvarez right A true super-fight in the world of boxing between American Floyd ‘Money‘ Mayweather Jr. and Saul ‘Canelo‘ Alvarez ended with a majority decision win for Mayweather in what has been called the highest grossing Pay Per View bout ever. The bout was promoted by Oscar Delahoya’s Golden Boy Promotions. The historic fight …

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US Embassy in Ghana praises and respects Ghana for her peace

Ambassador Gene A. Cretz, Photo: US-Dept of State The Embassy of the United States Of America in Accra Ghana recently revealed to our blog here at #TheAfricanDream that as a result of a highly tensed atmosphere, it sent a message out to its citizens living in Ghana as part of an obligation to ensure that they are aware of the pending supreme court ruling …

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One Night in Vegas poised to raise bar for African movies

A new era has been born for the Africa movie industry by Koby Maxwell’s KM Productions. The multi-talented artist from Ghana says he is taking the movie industry of the continent to new heights with his new production—’One night in Vegas’—to be world premiered at the National Navy Museum in Washington DC on September 13, 2013. There will be a 5pm screening …

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Gyedu Blay-Ambolley on Simigwado and highlife history

Cover of the new album Gyedu-Blay Ambolley is one of the most original musicians to come out of Ghana, he is noted for being a pioneering highlife musician, songwriter, producer, composer and the inventor of the ‘Simigwa‘ genre. I recently had the opportunity of speaking with the ‘Simigwa‘ inventor about his association with highlife music from Ghana which emerged in the …

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Raymond Narh; former Olympian records a win after two years without fight

Ray ‘The Emperor‘ Narh of Ghana announced his return to the ring with a convincing win over Ronald Cruz on June 14, 2013 at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Pennsylvania, USA, where both fighters locked horns in a Welterweight division bout. Narh dedicated the win to his mother, Flory. Both boxers came into the match with losses from their last …

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Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko to resurrect boxing in Ghana?

On March 22, 2013, Joseph Agbeko dethroned Colombian born Luis Melendez in a 12 round unanimous decision fight at the Accra sports stadium in Ghana to become the new International Boxing Organization Bantamweight Champion of the world. I had the opportunity of chatting with Joseph ‘King Kong’ Agbeko a few weeks after the Ghanaian fighter became a champion. Sometime in April …

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Paying tribute to Chinua Achebe with Jackson M’vunganyi

A young Achebe looks into the future On Friday March 22 in the year 2013, the world was told that Chinua Achebe, the great Nigerian author and father of African literature, had passed away at the age of 82. The whole of that day saw me reflecting on this great Nigerian literary giant who in 1958 transformed the way all writers in …

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