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Mensah Thompson of ASEPA writes on the bye-elections !

*Mensah Thompson of ASEPA writes…* It’s been 24 hours since some rascal thugs terrorised the people of Ayawaso West Wuogon, physically assaulted many of them and shot some of them.The number casualties for the mayhem was reported to be around 18 after close of day yesterday and till now, no official statement from government,the Minister for National Security and Interior ...

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South Shore Teacher Fulbright Winner Recaps Africa Excursion

Scenecia Curtis, a South Shore International High School English teacher, says an opportunity of a lifetime all began with a simple post on Facebook. She says she’d always dreamed of traveling internationally, but that wasn’t enough. After visiting Norway a few years ago for a spring break trip, she wanted to “see more, to experience more.” Curtis said the feeling ...

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Musings From 2019 Parliamentary Bye-Election

We have entered into a period of interregnum, reflective in chaos, anarchy, and violence. The image of this thug and his ilk give me far more chill than even the freeze we are experiencing. This individual is not a member of Ghana’s security force. He’s not a member of the armed forces; he’s not a member of the police force; ...

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Meet The New US Ambassador To Ghana

Stephanie S. Sullivan, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, class of Minister-Counselor, was sworn in as U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Ghana on November 30, 2018. She formerly served as Ambassador to the Republic of Congo (2013-2017). Most recently, she was the Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs at ...

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English Names For Local Ghanaian Stuff You Never Knew

  Kontonmire (TARO LEAVES), Bentua (ENEMA BULB SYRINGE) & Kwahu Nsusoa (TURKEY BERRIES) There are many things we were misinformed about back in elementary and primary school. For example, there were some names of ‘everyday items’ our teachers wrongly coined for us. 10 Local Ghanaian Stuff You Never Knew English Names For Local Ghanaian Stuff You Never Knew Today, we ...

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Ethiopia PM Abiy commissions expanded Bole airport terminal, 5-star hotel

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday commissioned the newly expanded Addis Ababa Bole International Airport terminal, which makes it the biggest airport aviation hub in Africa. Abiy also launched the Skylight hotel,a subsidiary of Ethiopian Airlines. “Ethiopian Airlines is the pride of Ethiopia as it embodies the philosophy of Medemer”, Abiy was quoted as saying by the official Fana ...

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10-Year-Old Kentucky Boy Kills Himself Because Of Bullying Over His Colostomy Bag, Parents Say

A 10-year-old boy from Louisville, Ky. is dead, and his parents are saying bullying is the reason the young child decided to take his own life. Seven Bridges killed himself on Saturday morning, while his mother, Tami Charles was at the grocery store, and his father, Donnie Bridges, was at a church choir practice, according to WHAS11. “For the few ...

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2 men before court for robbing prostitute

Two men who allegedly robbed a prostitute they had arranged to have sex with at Nungua near Accra have been put before the Accra circuit court on charges of conspiracy to commit robbery and robbery. The first accused, Mawuli Johnny Asimah, pleaded guilty to the charge of robbery, but pleaded not guilty to the charge of conspiracy, while the second ...

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