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Sankofa:Ghanaian sought in rip-off of elderly doctor

Authorities: Senior lost $500,000 A judge issued a $1 million warrant Friday for the arrest of a Ghana man who is charged with defrauding a Lake Forest (IL, USA) senior citizen out of more than $500,000. Alhaji A. Yakubu, 48, is believed by law enforcement authorities to be in Ghana, although he has been known to regularly travel back-and-forth from ...

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Funeral Arrangements For Ghanaian “Saint”

The 46-year-old Ghanaian missionary , Ms. Josephine Elizabeth Bansa, who passed away in a car crash in the early hours of the new year is set for Saturday, March 3 2007 at the St. Andrews Temple, 1743 W. Marquette Rd.(67th St) in Chicago. The family is inviting the Ghanaian Community to mourn with them. Ms. Josephine Bansa was a sister ...

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NPP Achievements: A Celebration in Chicago

The New Patriotic Party’s Chicago Chapter is planning a major celebration as part of the Dinner Dance scheduled for April 7, 2007. This momentous event, being held at the elegant Chateau Del Mar in Chicago, invites all NPP sympathizers across the U.S. to celebrate, among other achievements, Ghana’s 50th Indepen-dence anniversary, as well as the recent NPP massive victories in ...

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United African Organization’s Message to Ghanaians

Ah, time flies like an eagle over the savannah plains. Yes, it is hard to imagine that it will soon be fifty years since Ghana gained her independence from British colonial rule. The independence of Ghana on March 6, 1957 marked the beginning of the end of colonialism on the African continent. Ghana symbolized the hope of millions of Africans ...

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Soccer Tournament At Chicago Ghanafest

As part of the Ghana @ 50 celebration, all Ghanaian teams in the US and Canada will be assembled in Chicago during the annual Ghana Fest the biggest festival outside Ghana on July 28th and 29th this year. According to G2 Soccer the organizers of this event, the event dubbed as the “GHA-CHI CUP” will bring all Ghanaian and US ...

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Meet David Sam a Ghanaian college President in Chicago

The Board of Trustees of Elgin Community College announced on Jan. 2 that the eighth president of ECC will be David Sam, Ph.D., J.D. He succeeds Mike Shirley who retired Dec. 31, 2006. Richard Nay, ECC board chairman stated, “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Sam and his family to ECC and the board thanks the community for their continued ...

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New Year’s Eve wreck claims life of Ghanaian ‘saint’

A 46-year-old Ghanaian missionary returning to her suburban home from a New Year’s Eve church service died Monday in a Homewood car crash. Flossmoor resident Josephine Bansah, called “Sister Lizzy” or “Missionary Lizzy” by those who knew her, was in high spirits during the Sunday night service at Church of the Living God in Englewood, said youth pastor Dr. Sheila ...

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