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Rawlings, Kabore unveil Thomas Sankara’s statue

Former President Jerry John Rawlings has joined Burkinabe President Christian Mac Roch Kabore in unveiling a statue in honour of late Burkinabe leader, Thomas Sankara. Mr. Sankara was murdered on October 15, 1987, together with 12 of his officials in a coup d’etat staged by his once an upon a time friend, Blaise Compare, who later became President of Burkina ...

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Atiku rejects Nigerian election results, heads for court

The results had President Muhammadu Buhari winning overwhelmingly and been retained for a second term.   Confirming the news to the BBC, the PDP spokesman Kola Ologbondiyan said the results were unacceptable. He said the party was questioning the high numbers of votes for Mr Buhari in insurgency-hit states such as Borno and Yobe whereas the number of votes for ...

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NDC-USA Congratulates President Mahama

The National Democratic Congress executives in the USA have congratulated John Mahama successful election as the flag bearer of the National Democratic Congress. The executives assured John Mahama a hundred percent support to ensure that wins power come 2020. This comes after John Mahama polled 213,487 votes representing 95.23 percent of the total valid votes cast with the other six ...

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Ghana Bags $3 Billion …From Diasporan Remittances In 2018

Ghana recorded about three billion dollars from remittances transferred into the country in 2018 by citizens in the diaspora. The Director of Diaspora Affairs Office at the Presidency, Mr. Akwasi Awua Ababio, who made the disclosure in an interview with the Ghanaian Times, observed that the inflow was more than revenue generated on other exported resources like gold, cocoa among ...

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States Where Teachers Are Paid the Most and Least

Teachers are the driving force behind our educational system. They prepare our children for the workforce, for higher education, and for life in general. The profession is widely considered one of the most important and valuable services that contributes to the betterment of society. Despite being so highly valued, teachers are paid significantly less than other college-educated workers. And though ...

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Sgt. James Brown, 26, Survived Two Tours in Iraq Only to Die Begging for His Life in Texas Jail

Newly released video has revealed the dying moments of an African-American active-duty soldier who checked himself into the El Paso, Texas, county jail for a two-day sentence for driving under the influence, and died while in custody in 2012. Authorities claimed Sgt. James Brown died due to a pre-existing medical condition, but shocking new video from inside the jail raises ...

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Cobaana Will Not Break Up Despite Brong/Ahafo Division. COMMUNIQUE

The Executives and the general council of Brong Ahafo Associations of North America (COBAANA) after a general meeting have decided that despite the result of the referendum in splitting the former region into three regions namely, Bono West, Bono East and Ahafo, the Association will not be split into three along the lines of the proposed regions. The Association still ...

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ROPAL Committee To Work Out Modalities!

The committee to work out the modalities for the implementation of the Representation of the People’s (Amendment) Law – ROPAL has identified three key actions for a successful roll-out. They are public fora in all regions to solicit inputs into the operationalisation of the law, extension of the consultations to Ghanaians living in the Diaspora and visits to four countries ...

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