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4th Annual GPNA Picnic & Soccer Tournament.

Chicago Illinois, June 30 2018: The 4th annual Ghanaian Professionals of North America,GPNA, Barbecue and Soccer tournament came off at the Jackson Park, 6100 S. Stony Island in Chicago Illinois. The event normally attracts the youth in the Ghanaian community here in Chicago. This year, the founder and President, Davidson Zigah announced that the GPNA will form branches across the ...

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Eight arrested by FBI, including 3 Ghanaians for cybercrime schemes amounting to $15 million

Eight individuals, including three Ghanaians have been arrested by the FBI for their roles in Business Email Compromise (BEC) schemes that were designed to intercept and hijack wire transfers from businesses and individuals. The three Ghanaians; Rashid Abdulai, Babatunde Martins and Maxwell Atugba Abayeta were part of an Africa-based cybercrime network indicted for various romance scams, fraudulent-check scams, gold-buying scams ...

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US woman, 92, kills son to avoid being sent into care home

Anna Mae Blessing is charged with murder, aggravated assault and kidnapping A 92-year-old US woman shot and killed her son, 72, in order to avoid being sent into a care home, police say. Anna Mae Blessing, who is charged with murder, contemplated her son’s intentions to put her into care for days, according to court documents. “You took my life, ...

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Toronto GhanaFest slated for 11th August 2018

Source: The 2018 edition of the Toronto Ghana Festival Of Arts and Culture has been slated for 11th August At Earl Bales Park from 10Am – 8Pm. Organisers of this year’s festival are calling on all Ghanaians both citizens and those in the diaspora to show relentless support and patronise the event as they celebrate and portray the indigenous ...

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It’s been years in the making y’all, but it looks like Mayor Emanuel’s express train dreams are finally coming true. After issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for private companies to submit proposals for the long-awaited project in late 2017, Mayor Emmanuel and the City of Chicago have finally announced today that Elon Musk and his new venture, the Boring Company, have ...

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DOWNTOWN, SOUTH LOOP & RIVER NORTHCrime & Mayhem Even As Shootings Fall, Murders Remain High: 335 People Killed In 2017

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CHICAGO — Even while shootings have fallen from last year’s numbers, murder statistics in the city remain about the same. From Jan. 1 through Friday night, there had been 1,385 shootings — a 12.1 percent drop from 2016, when the city faced sharp criticism for a spike in shootings. Chicago Police Supt. Eddie Johnson pointed to a focus on technology and intelligence work ...

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DOWNTOWN, SOUTH LOOP & RIVER NORTHHealth & Wellness Twins Born At Roosevelt Red Line Station Have Names, Are Doing Well

DOWNTOWN — The two twins born at the Roosevelt “L” stop on Wednesday morning officially have names. And, no, they’re not Roosevelt and State. The girls — who were born as their mother tried to take a train to the hospital — have been named Ja’miyla Giselle and Ju’niyla Brielle, according to a news release from Mercy Hospital, which is ...

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NDC USA launches its 2018 conference in Atlanta

In a move to demonstrate its preparedness as the leader of NDC in the diaspora, to help the party recapture power and save the country from the nation-wrecking NPP government, NDC USA has launched its 2018 conference slated for July 21, 2018 in Atlanta Georgia. The conference launch which took place this Saturday, June 16, 2018 brought together many members ...

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