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Chicago Mom Lost Her Four Kids To Gun Violence

A Chicago woman who once lamented the loss of her three children to gun violence to the Chicago Tribune lost her fourth and final son to a gunshot wound over the weekend, the newspaper reported Sunday. “I only have one child left,” the woman, Shirley Chambers, told the Tribune after the death of her third child in 2000, “and I’m ...

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Ghana Made 4×4 Truck, Enterpreneur Ventures Into Commercial Production…..

Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo has started Airplane Manufacture……Keep the dream on! Ghanaian industrialist Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo is moving beyond the manufacturing of vehicles for exhibition purposes to commercial automobile production in an ambitious effort to venture into an industry dominated by global conomic giants like the USA, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, France and Korea. From a current production level ...

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Today In History and Best Facebook Post Of The Day.

January 28 Face Book Post Of The Day,,,,, ” I’m grateful for being here, for being able to think, for being able to see, for being able to taste, for appreciating love – for knowing that it exists in a world so rife with vulgarity, with brutality and violence, and yet love exists. I’m grateful to know that it exists.”…Maya ...

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Kotoka International Airport Flooded

The arrival hall of the Kotoka International Airport in Accra was like a mini swimming pool on Saturday as the whole place was flooded by the Saturday evening rain that hit some parts of the capital. Arriving passengers and their waiting relations could not believe their eyes when leakages during the evening downpour rendered the arrival hall of the country’s ...

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Ethiopian Women Given Birth Control Shots Illegally.

A government official has for the first time acknowledged the practice of injecting women of Ethiopian origin with the long-acting contraceptive Depo-Provera. Health Minister Director General Prof. Ron Gamzu has instructed the four health maintenance organizations to stop the practice as a matter of course. The ministry and other state agencies had previously denied knowledge or responsibility for the practice, ...

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Is Investing in Africa a Good Bet?

Many sub-Saharan countries have had sustained economic growth despite the global recession. But conflict, political instability and weather extremes in some areas may keep investors away. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, African leaders and others talked about what’s being done to make the continent more attractive to investors. From the start, those on the panel questioned the ...

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About billion women fall short of economic potential – UN

The United Nations (UN) said the world will lose from gender discrimination but acknowledged that countries with greater equality are more competitive and grow faster. It said about a billion women fall short of their potential economic contribution due to barriers in decision-making, labour markets, financial services, education and training, among other areas. The UN Women 2011-2012 report , made ...

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ECOWAS and USAID trade and food security conference to be held in Accra

The Economic Community of West African States, with technical and financial support from the United States Agency for International Development Agribusiness and Trade Promotion project, will host a trade and food security conference in Accra. The three-day conference on regional trade in locally produced food commodities is expected to begin on January 29-31. The conference which is on the theme: ...

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