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2012 Christmas Celebrations In Chicago land!

Ghanaian Community Organizations in the Chicago area will not be left out of the Xmas celebrations this year because many community organizations here have lined up programs to celebrate the annual event! The Brong-Ahafo and Ewe Associations will not make the choice easy for community members as both organizations are preparing feverishly to fling lavish parties the same day, December ...

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ECOWAS ‘Pleased’ With Ghana Vote Conduct

The president of the ECOWAS commission says he is pleased with the organization and conduct of voters during Ghana’s elections. Ambassador Kadre Desire Ouedraogo commended the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), the political parties and the people of Ghana for what he says was a peaceful vote. ​​His comments came after the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) confirmed incumbent President John Mahama ...

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Testimony Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs Washington, DC

  Thank you very much Chairman Coons and Members of the Committee for the opportunity to testify before you on this most important subject. Mali’s March 21, 2012, military coup d’état ended two decades of Malian democracy, resulted in the loss of the northern Mali to extremist groups, and further destabilized an already fragile Sahel region. Mali is now facing ...

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Fanti Society of Chicago donates to Central Regional Hospital

The Fanti Benevolent Society of Chicago, United States, in collaboration with the Mfantsiman Association of North America (MANA), on Thursday presented pap-smear testing kits worth $10,000.00, excluding shipment and duties, to the Central Regional Hospital (CRH). The pap-smear test is carried out on women by health professionals to ascertain their cervical cancer status for prompt medical attention on detection of ...

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Honoring Paa Lante, former Ga-Mantse of Chicago.

Nii Lante Okunka Blebodzan I, aka Mr. Ebenezer Lamptey, and affectionately known as: Paa Lante, is the first Chief (Mantse) of the GaDangme community in Chicago. He was installed in 1987 and inaugurated on June 8 2002.Nii Lante served with distinction until 2006. Together with Mr. A. C. Eddie-Quartey, Mr. O. Sowah Botchway, the late Mr. John Bruce-Amartey, the late ...

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NDC USA Congratulates President Mahama And All!

The NDC USA congratulates his Excellency John Dramani Mahama on the occasion of his appointment as President of Ghana. We additionally applaud his choice for Vice President, Mr. Amissah Arthur. The Vice President’s excellent performance during parliamentary vetting has already been noted by many Ghanaians and is a vindication of the President’s decision. We are also greatly encouraged by President ...

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All Roads Lead To Chicago This Weekend

Chicago, the windy city of the Midwest will be buzzing and sizzling hot with the most extraordinary and largest attended Ghanaian Cultural Festival in the Diaspora on Saturday, July 28 2012 at the historic Washington Park. The weather forecast for Saturday is ideal and perfect for an outdoor event such as Ghanafest. Chicagoans will relish sunny 81 degrees. Last minute ...

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Congratulatory Message From NDC Chicago.

National Democratic Congress (NDC) branch in Chicago and its environs congratulate the National Democratic Party in Ghana on the occasion of a successful congress that retained President John Attah Mills as the flagbearer of our great party for the 2012 General and parliamentary elections. We are proud that once again the NDC as a party have amply demonstrated to Ghanaians ...

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