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Are the hands of Ghana tied over GITMO–duo Saga?

I hope the legs are not tied too. That would be double agony. First of all, may I please crave readers’ indulgence? I have a song on my lips and I just can’t write this piece until I drop it. Many Ghanaian primary school kids (yesterday and today) are familiar with this witty song: “A lion, a lion, a lion …

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The Jerry Rawlings 31st December Revolution, did it birth Ghana’s Fourth Republic?

Jerry Rawlings

Last Sunday, December 31, 2017, saw another commemorative event of the Jerry Rawlings revolution that culminated into Ghana’s democratic or civilian rule of the Third Republican Constitution. The occasion also marked 36 years of the former president and military leader’s take-over in Ghana. Thirty-six years ago, Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) TV and Radio the only state networks at the time …

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emCash becomes Dubai’s First Official State Cryptocurrency

emCash

The government of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has revealed details of its own blockchain-based cryptocurrency, called emCash. In major news coming out of the UAE, the government of the city of Dubai will develop and implement emCash, an encrypted blockchain-powered digital currency that will enable citizens to pay for government and non-government services alike. The digital currency …

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A die-hard Junior Agogo fan still has hope for the struck soccer star

Junior 'Agogo'

“Who am I that you are so mindful of me, that you will hear me when I call?” – Job 7:17 God His maker. This simple but humbling quote comes to mind when I think of Junior Agogo. Manuel ‘Junior‘ Agogo is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who has scored over 140 goals in his professional football career and immensely …

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GhanaPostGPS The Cost Analysis Paying Google Maps $400k a year?

[UPDATE] 28 Oct 2017 15:04 To those making the point that because the GhanaPostGPS is paying so-called 400k$ to Google Maps, that’s why the map images are clearer, my message to you is this: The Fact: The image below is a comparison of the Google Maps image as found on GhanaPostGPS website and from the native Google Maps standalone website. …

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Alton College Experience volunteer makes ‘life-changing’ trip to Ghana

Alton College Eperience

Extra-curricular and enrichment activities that broaden students’ experiences are strongly encouraged at Alton College and this year has seen the launch of the Alton College Experience (ACE). It’s a programme specially designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and personal qualities to give them an edge when applying for university or employment in the United Kingdom …

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Welcoming the Ghana retail payment systems infrastructure

Ghana has witnessed some positive actions for the country in government’s quest to achieve financial inclusion, using it to propel the kind of development people have yearned for, for decades. The first action was the announcement by the National Identification Authority (NIA) that it was ready to roll out the National Identification System. This has been on the drawing board …

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma – Asia’s richest man – set to visit East Africa

Jack Ma

Monday July 17, 2017 — Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group is set to visit East Africa next week. Jack Ma, currently ranked as Asia’s riches man with a fortune valued to amount to nearly $30 billion will visit Kenya and Rwanda to share entrepreneurial insights with the region’s youth. The 52-year-old will …

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Ghana Secondary Technical School North America Alumni Using 10th Anniversary To Raise Funds For Alma Mater

Ghana Secondary Technical School North America

The Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) Alumni Association of North America celebrates its 10th Anniversary and Annual Convention with a Fundraising Dinner Dance on Saturday, July 22, 2017, starting at 6:30 pm at the Marriott Fairview Park in Falls Church, Virginia, United States (US). Attending the anniversary as a Special Guest is Commodore Steve Obimpeh (Rtd) of ’61 year group, former …

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