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Emanuel isn’t leading on police reform

BY JESSE JACKSON April 26, 2016 Chicago is a city on edge. Last weekend, 20 people were shot over 13 hours. According to the Chicago Tribune, 1,051 have been shot this year alone, through April 25. One hundred seventy-eight have been killed, more than one each day. And while shootings take place across the city, they are concentrated in neighborhoods ...

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Why isn’t Nana Addo campaigning? Age catching up on him?

The opinions expressed in this article are the author’s own and do not reflect the view of the management of sankofaonline.com. Ardent supporters of the NPP are becoming jittery about what they describe as uncertainty about their party’s campaign strategy for the 2016 elections. The concern follows what they see as the virtual relegation of flag bearer Nana Addo Danquah ...

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Wardrobe Series: Scooping fire

Nii drove me home at 10:00 pm. Like he always did, before we parted ways, he held my hand in his and said “my Diamond, I love you, will always love you, and I can’t stop loving you…. “Good night and God bless you.” This time around when he said it, there were tears in my eyes…. “I love you ...

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Wardrobe Series: Trickle-drizzle-fizzle

Continued from last week’s story… As I had my quiet time that morning, the scripture for meditation read: “There’s a way of life that looks harmless enough; look again—it leads straight to hell. Sure, those people appear to be having a good time, but all that laughter will end in heartbreak” – Proverbs 14: 12-13 (MSG Bible). I was sluggish ...

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Sankofa:A RITUAL MURDER TRIAL ( ..also known as Murder in the Palace at Kibi )

Source: archive.spectator.co.uk By A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT The story of the case, as reported at length in the Press of the colony, is briefly this. A native potentate, the Odikro (or sub-thief) of Apedwa, was attending the funeral obsequies of the well-known and enlightened chief, Sir Ofori Atta, when he suddenly and completely disaPpeared. Five months after- wards his remains were ...

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TEACHER! TEACHER!! (2)

The Ghanaian Times 21st June, 2011 By Cameron Duodu After seven years at Asiakwa Presbyterian Primary and Middle Schools –years which I won’t neglect to tell you about in future instalments — I left (at what was then Standard Four or later, Middle Form One) to seek greener pastures at Kyebi Government School. Kyebi Government School had a fantastic reputation ...

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MARCH 2016 HAS BEEN A VERY BAD MONTH!

  By CAMERON DUODU Well, it’s been a bad month for me. First was the funeral, on 10-11 March 2016, of my cousin, Mrs Comfort Akua Agyemang (known to all her relatives and friends as “Akua Fio”), who passed on 3 December 2015. Akua grew up in a house directly opposite my grand-mother, Nana Afia Korang’s house, at Asiakwa. So ...

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Make election about economic justice

  BY JESSE JACKSON March 29, 2016 This year’s presidential primaries have highlighted the importance of people of color to the Democratic Party coalition. Hillary Clinton’s lead in the party’s nomination race comes almost entirely from her strength among African-Americans and Latino voters. When people of color favor one candidate by large margins, they make the difference. That will be ...

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