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Jesse Jackson Hosts President Mahama

American civil rights activist, Reverend Jesse Jackson on Sunday hosted former President John Dramani Mahama to dinner in Chicago, USA. The dinner, attended by the Jackson family, afforded the two leaders an opportunity to discuss global issues, promoting peace and justice across the world, and improving the lives of African people. President Mahama is in Chicago to deliver a series ...

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A Coming Together of Budding Ghanaian Entrepreneurs Living Abroad

Armstrong set foot on the moon he proclaimed those two footprints to be “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” On March 18, 2017 fifteen budding Ghanaian business and social entrepreneurs living abroad (largely in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey) gathered on the 9th Floor of the Museum of Art & Design for brunch. That was ...

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Let us seize fire now …NDC UK /Ireland

NDC UK/ Ireland chapter understands that members of the great NDC family feels aggrieved, upset, angry and disappointed about the recent defeat of the 2016 general election. The scale and shocking manner of the defeat is what has prompted the national executive of the party to put in place the Kwesi Botwey committee to investigate and found out from members ...

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Ghana@ 60 Chicago

Like many Ghanaian communities abroad , Chicago’s dinner dance commemorating Ghana@60 was a blast! The Ghana National Council as expected delivered on the promise to upscale this year’s celebration because of its historical significance ! The DJ , Live Band and Youth performances were all epic ! “At long last, the battle has ended! And thus Ghana, your beloved country ...

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Trump administration’s health care lies are starting to hurt

BY JESSE JACKSON March 14, 2017 For many of his supporters, Donald Trump’s casual relationship with the truth was at first amusing, part of his brash, anti-establishment appeal. He says what he thinks, went the argument, and if it isn’t true, so be it. His voters, we were told, have learned to take him seriously but not literally. Now, however, ...

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Trump will ‘look at’ Social Security, Medicare cuts: White House budget director

Source:aol.com Donald Trump said during his presidential campaign not to touch Social Security, Medicare or Medicaid, but Trump’s new budget director says he’s working on getting the president to “look at” entitlement reform. “There are ways that we can not only allow the president to keep his promise but to help him keep his promise by fixing some of these ...

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Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom Recognized by the Georgia House of Representatives .

The Georgia House of Representatives have recognized Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, one of the Presidential candidates of the recent Presidential elections in Ghana. Dr. Nduom is also a Business tycoon with banks and other businesses in West Africa and Chicago. The Resolution for the recognition was sponsored by Representatives: Thomas of the 56th Thomas of the 39th Scott of the ...

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Foreboding ‘Shelby’ ruling replaces hope of Selma

BY JESSE JACKSON In “A Tale of Two Cities,” Charles Dickens contrasted the plight of the poor in France with the lavish wealth of the aristocracy, the city of need with the city of greed. That harsh exploitation eventually erupted in the French Revolution, and the brutal revenge of the revolutionaries on their former oppressors. In some ways, Selma and ...

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