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High Incidence of Cellphone theft in Chicago

CHICAGO — On an average day in Chicago, 39 cellphones are reported stolen to police. That’s more than 14,000 stolen phones a year. The Chicago Police Department, responding to a Freedom of Information Act request, provided details on 22,848 reported cellphone thefts in Chicago between Jan. 1, 2016, and Aug. 15, 2017. During that period there were 22,848 cases of ...

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NDC USA Congratulates Neely Elected National Executives !

                                        Ref No. 007.   PRESS RELEASE             CONGRATULATIONS   On behalf of the National Executive Committee and the entire membership of NDC USA,  i would like to congratulate and thank the Newly  elected National Executives ...

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SVA Members Volunteer At FMSC Facility !

Aurora, Illinois, November 17 2018: Members of the Southern Volta Association, SVA, volunteered at the Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) facility in Aurora, Illinois. They were weighing and bagging vitamins, soya beans, processed vegetables and rice into packs of meal which will eventually go to feed children in Ghana.  FMSC was established in 1956. It provides organizations and donors with ...

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GNC Press Release: Community Town Hall Meeting !

PRESS RELEASE: GHANA NATIONAL COUNCIL TOWN HALL November 15, 2018 Theme: Today Towards Tomorrow Chicago, Illinois– November 15th– The Ghana National Council and its Affiliates, will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 4:00pm-7:00pm. This free and open event will be held at the Christian Faith Church International 1237 Windham Parkway Romeoville, IL 60446. It ...

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It’s Official — These 5 Social Security Changes Are Coming for 2019

By: Matthew Frankel, CFP We recently learned that Social Security beneficiaries are getting a 2.8% cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, for 2019. However, that’s just one of several Social Security changes that were announced in October that are tied to rising prices. For workers, Social Security’s maximum taxable earnings are increasing, and more income will be required to earn a Social ...

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Celebrating the life of Paul Freeman Ghartey

Frederick Maryland November 10 2018: The Ghartey and Gligah families home and abroad, had a Home Going Service and celebrated the life of the late Paul Freeman Papa Akae Ghartey at Frederick and Germantown, Maryland, respectively. Attendance was moderate. Significant among the attendees were Dinah Agyei Barwuah, wife of Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States and long time friend of ...

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The Yale Young African Scholars Program 2019 application is now open! Apply today!

The Yale Young African Scholars Program (YYAS) is an intensive academic and enrichment program designed for African secondary school students planning to pursue tertiary education and who wish to make meaningful impact as young leaders on the continent. Participants will enhance their academic skills, receive university admission and financial aid application guidance, and join a network of young leaders from ...

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Possible recounts loom in tight Florida gov, Senate contests

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Razor-thin margins in Florida’s bitter races for the U.S. Senate and governor are raising the specter of possible recounts, potentially prolonging two of the most closely watched contests of the nation’s midterm elections. In the governor’s race, Democrat Andrew Gillum’s campaign said Thursday it’s readying for a possible recount. He conceded to Republican Ron DeSantis on ...

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