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Sankofa:The Facts of the Case between Nkonya and Alavanyo

By Felix Ohene a) The Alavanyos migrated from Saviefe through Akrofu to Sovie (near Kpando), to settle on land allocated to them by Nkonya in about 1840. They created seven settlements on farmlands originally owned by Nkonyas hence they named some of their villages by the dominant tree crops found around the settlements – (DEME)-Palm trees, (AGORME)-Date-palm trees, (AGORHOE) Huts ...

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In Ghana, Akpeteshie becomes the new craze during cocktail hour for young professionals

By Associated Press, Published: June 20 ACCRA, Ghana — Ghana’s traditional liquor akpeteshie tastes like fire to the uninitiated, burning all the way down the throat to a nervous stomach. But at The Republic, a bar in the nation’s capital, it comes garnished with mint and brown sugar for young professionals just getting off work. It’s part of a new drink ...

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MEDICATION RECALL ALERT:Oxyphen, Phentalene, Phen FX, and Red Vipers by Beta Labs, LTD: Recall – Contains DMAA

Audience: Consumers ISSUE: Beta Labs, LTD is recalling Oxyphen XR (Lot #s 200910 and 200911), Phentalene (Lot # 58800512), Phen FX (Lot # 1205129), and Red Vipers (Lot # 1205128). The recall was initiated on June 15, 2013, after a review of recent FDA communications related to 1,3 dimethylamylamine (“DMAA”). The products are in capsule form and contain DMAA. The ...

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Hormone Estrogen Reduces Urinary Tract Infections in Older Women

by Jessica Berman Post-menopausal women are at higher risk than younger women of developing bacterial infections of the urinary tract, called UTI’s.  Researchers have found that taking estrogen may help prevent the infections in women who are plagued by them. Experts say up to 60 percent of all women will develop a urinary tract infection at some point in their lives, ...

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How countries of today would look 300 million years ago

From: Dailymail A new map of Pangaea, the supercontinent from 300 million years ago, shows where modern day countries would have been located in the ancient land mass. The East Coast of the United States would have bordered North Africa while America’s Gulf Coast was nestled against Cuba, according to the graphic representation that outlines the political borders of nation ...

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Silvio Berlusconi sentenced 7 yrs for sex with underage woman; banned from public life

Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi was today sentenced to seven years in prison and banned from public office for life after being found guilty of paying a teenager for sex. Berlusconi, 76, paid an underage Moroccan teenager for sex and then tried to cover it up with phone calls to police when she was arrested for alleged theft. Berlusconi and ...

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1st Annual “Sankofa Radio” Summerfest 2013

Sankofa Radio is a registered private online radio station that has served the Afro-Ghanaian community in the Washington DC area and around the globe since 2008. Sankofa Radio in collaboration with Okyeman Kuo of Virginia and Abrempong Elite Gentleman’s Association is proudly presents 1st annual “Sankofa Radio” Summerfest 2013. The event will be held at Joseph Hensley Park located at ...

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Christians are the Epitome of Hypocrisy, Research Shows

A quick survey recently carried out by a team of two Ghanaian researchers has revealed that most contemporary Ghanaians, Nigerians and possibly Africans, go to church primarily for immediate economic prosperity and the attainment of other earthly desires, and not future heavenly reward or eternal salvation, as society is made to believe. The survey which was conducted between 22nd May ...

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