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GHANA @ 60: A Diaspora opinion and the need for discussions on an irrigation system leading to an Agricultural revolution in Ghana!

Preface: Sixty years ago, Ghana was liberated from the British colonial rule or what may be referred to by political pundits as liberated from the clutches of imperialist colonialism. As we celebrate this year’s Independence Day Anniversary on March 6, 2017, we need to take stock of the current situation or have some level of reflection on our achievements since ...

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Obama Packs Out

THEY line up near the Oval Office, down the hallway toward the Cabinet Room, with their spouses and young kids in tow. When it’s their turn, the White House staffers enter for a few private moments with President Barack Obama, a photo and a farewell hug from the boss. There’s a mass exodus underway this week at the White House, ...

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7 Sweet Valentine’s Day-Inspired Deals For Singles, Couples (And Pets)

Source:dnainfo.com   EDGEWATER — Depending on your relationship status, Valentine’s Day can be a mixed bag of sappy, sweet or just plain annoying.  But whether you’re single, in a couple or madly in love with your pet, there are plenty of ways to treat yourself (or someone else) this Valentine’s Day weekend.  Check out who’s dishing up sweet specials in Edgewater and ...

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‘This Is What Makes America Great’: Syrian Refugees Get Chicago Welcome

Source:DNAinfo.com   LINCOLN SQUARE — The long journey to freedom for a family of Syrian refugees sponsored by a Lincoln Square group finally came to a happy ending Tuesday night. The Haj Khalaf family — Baraa, her husband Abdulmajeed, and their 16-month-old daughter Sham — touched down at O’Hare airport in the early evening. They were reunited with Baraa’s parents ...

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South Siders Take Down Trump, Rahm, Cops On MSNBC Town Hall

Source…dnainfo.com SOUTH SHORE — “All In With Chris Hayes” gave a national audience a look into how Chicago’s South Siders talk at community meetings — passionate, at times boisterous and weighted by years of economic struggle. The show filmed a town hall episode Thursday afternoon at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Drive, but pushed the air ...

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Mexican Mayors Affirm Ties With Chicago In Visit Here After Trump Crackdown

Source…dnainfo.com CITY HALL — Wearing lapel pins with twinned American and Mexican flags, Mayor Rahm Emanuel Friday vowed to “build bridges not walls” despite President Donald Trump’s vow to crack down on illegal immigration. During a visit to Chicago by Mexico City Mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera, Guadalajara Mayor Enrique Alfaro and Juarez City Mayor Héctor Armando Cabada Alvídrez, Emanuel promised ...

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President Paa Kwasi Sam reiterates need to acquire a community center at a Town Hall Meeting.

Lakeshore Hotel, Chicago Illinois , December 28 2017 : The current President of the Ghana National Council of Metropolitan Chicago,GNC, Paa Kwasi Sam , reiterated his call for the community to unite behind his leadership to enable the community finally achieve some of the landmark goals that has existed on paper all these years. The most prominent and elusive of ...

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The Ghanaian Catholic Community of Chicago Finally Inaugurated

Source: Ghanaian Catholic Community Sunday, February 5, 2017, Chicago IL: Finally, the Ghanaian Catholic Community of Chicago was officially inaugurated at the St. Malachy + Precious Blood Parish, 2248 W. Washington Blvd., Chicago IL 60612. To be sure, this was the First-Ever inauguration of the Ghanaian Community of Catholic worshipers in Chicago by the Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago, with the ...

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