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Bitcoin And Other Virtual Currency Security Risk In Ghana

The usage of Bitcoin and kitiwa among other virtual currencies and markets pose severe risks to Ghana’s security says the country’s Financial Intelligence Centre. The assessment is based on available international records that show insurgencies have been funded from Ghana. Saddled with combating money laundering and terrorist financing, the centre is now working to make Ghana the first country in West Africa to publish its national risk …

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Displaced Africans by Boko Haram to benefit from UN funds

The Lake Chad Basin is now the fastest-growing area with a crisis of displaced Africans there reaching 2.7 million people, 1.5 million of them being children, uprooted by Boko Haram terrorists. The situation has made the United Nations emergency fund announce new grants of $31 million to four countries in that region. “Many people have lost everything. Hundreds of thousands …

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South African Airways Wants A Ghana Hub To Accelerate Intra-Africa Air-Travel Growth

Government-owned South African Airways appears to be setting its sights on Ghana as the most likely location for a secondary hub as it focuses on West Africa to build a regional air transport center, TheOxfordGroup reports. Underserved in terms of short-haul connections, West Africa has potential in the form of growing passenger demand and a rise in trade integration. “We’re …

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African undercover journalists work with police to expose wrongdoings

JOHANNESBURG—Just as Rosemary Nwaebuni lay down on a makeshift operating table in the back of a Nigerian bar for an illegal abortion, police burst in to arrest the unlicensed doctor. Ms. Nwaebuni, who is in her early 40s, wasn’t pregnant; she is a journalist had called the police herself. These types of stings, which she and her crew staged multiple …

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US animal advocacy group wants Obama to visit African lions

Will Travers Will Travers, the Chief Executive Officer of Born Free USA, an American based national animal advocacy nonprofit organization has called on U.S. President Barack Obama to reconsider his decision to not visit African lions during his upcoming visit to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania from June 26 to July 3. According to the White House, the President’s African …

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Villa Royale calls Africans in the diaspora to Ghana

Villa Royale Guest house in Ghana During the last quarter of August 2012, Nana Prempeh was joined by Pastor Kingsley Appiagyei, friends and business acquaintances to officially open the Villa Royale located inside the exclusive area of Spintex Road along the coast of Ghana’s capital city of Accra. The facility which is designed to be used for the purposes of …

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Ghana Inaugurates ‘Beyond The Return’ Steering Committee

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Barbara Oteng-Gyasi has inaugurated a Cross-Sectional Steering Committee to work with the Ghana Tourism Authority in the implementation of the “Beyond the Return” project. ‘BEYOND THE RETURN’ is a follow-up to the successful ‘YEAR OF RETURN, GHANA 2019’ campaign which commemorated the 400 years of the first enslaved Africans arriving in Virginia, USA, …

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State and Local Government Associations want US Congress to Approve Aid

WASHINGTON, DC – With millions of jobs and the economic recovery at stake, the seven leading organizations representing state, territorial and local governments called on Congress to approve an aid package that would sustain vital services to Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. State and local governments employ nearly 15 million Americans, including teachers and professors, police officers and firefighters, healthcare workers …

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Coronavirus in Africa: kick out imperialism!

The coronavirus pandemic is a turning point in history. The world economy is receiving one savage blow after another. Healthcare systems are totally overwhelmed in the advanced capitalist countries as a result of decades of attacks on living standards. The inefficient and ghastly nature of capitalism is in full display in the west, where people until recently enjoyed at least …

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