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Ghanaian woman in US abandons newborn in toilet

A woman gave birth to a baby boy and then left the newborn partially submerged in a toilet at her Lancaster County workplace, according to the district attorney’s office. Emmanuella Osei, 23, of Reading, is charged with felony endangering the welfare of a child regarding the Monday night incident at an apartment in Warwick Township. Police say Osei works for ...

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GNC President’s New Year Message!

The Ghana National Council has realized many wonderful accomplishments since its beginning as a small student council in the 1960’s. However, I believe the Council’s greatest achievements are still in its future. For that reason, I am very pleased to share our Vision: “Achieving More Than Imagined,” our plan guiding us to #GhanaHouseChicago. This plan requires true community-wide collaboration – ...

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Sankofa : The beginning of Churches in the Ghanaian Community in Chicago- The CGCC

Starting this month, we are celebrating the Ghanaian Community in Chicago  by highlighting the history of the various organizations, businesses  and churches in the community.  We start with the official history of the church of the Ghanaian community of Chicago ( CGCC), the first church formed by immigrant Ghanaian’s in the Chicago area in the late eighties.   The Church of the ...

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Jim Mattis implores Defense Department to defend the Constitution in farewell memo

Jim Mattis on Monday formally stepped down as defense secretary, two months ahead of his announced resignation date, with a farewell memorandum to employees that quotes Abraham Lincoln. “Let nothing which is transpiring, change, hinder, or delay your military movements, or plans,” Mattis, citing the former president, wrote to all Defense Department workers. “Our Department’s leadership, civilian and military remains ...

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6 Little-Known Ways to Maximize Your Social Security Benefits in 2019

Matt Wiley | DEC 14, 2018 Approximately 67 million Americans received Social Security benefits in 2017, according to the latest numbers from the Social Security Administration. Here’s how to make sure you get the maximum benefit possible in retirement. 1. Work For At Least 35 Years The government calculates your final benefit amount based on your lifetime earnings, averaging your ...

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Hypothermia What You Should Know…..

December 20, 2018   Subscribe to RSS Hypothermia is an abnormally low body temperature (usually under 96 degrees) brought on by staying in cold temperatures for a long period of time. This lowered body temperature affects the brain and a person’s ability to think clearly or move well. Severe hypothermia can also cause an irregular heartbeat leading to heart failure ...

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Come Eat and Dance This Saturday At The Ukrainian Center !

    The Ewe Association of metropolitan Chicago invite you , your family and friends  to their elegant annual  End of Year Party  on December 22 2018. The event starts at 8 pm and ends at 2 am prompt . The venue is the grand  Ukranian Cultural Center, 2347 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago Illinois . As usual, it’s going to ...

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NDCUSA Looses A Great Compatriot-Maame Ringo.

On Wednesday December 12, 2018 the NDC fraternity here in the US losses one of its own. A mighty tree have fallen, which sent shockwaves all over the US and beyond. Maame Ringo is dead. Maame Ringo as she’s popularly known through out the New York area, she is also known as Hajie NDC to many. Maame Ringo is a ...

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