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Stinking abattoir, serving ‘poisonous meat’ to uncaring Ghanaian Public!

For many a Ghanaian, a meal without meat is not worth eating. In fact, for many households, it is a sign of living at the lowest rung of the social ladder to cook without meat – beef or mutton. In the capital, Accra, local meat processing outlets   litter every obscure corner where the space is available. Picture lt :Modern Abattoir; ...

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USA:Draft Immigration Law Would Set An 8-year Path To Residency

WASHINGTON –  The White House is  circulating a draft immigration bill that would create a new visa for illegal  immigrants living in the United States and allow them to become legal permanent  residents within eight years, according to a report published online Saturday by  USA Today. President Barack Obama’s bill would create a “Lawful Prospective Immigrant”  visa for the estimated ...

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President Mahama’s Job Policy For The Youth?

  As reported earlier from his Facebook posting a week ago,President John Dramani Mahama says his government is willing to cooperate with organized labour in order to create meaningful and sustainable jobs. The President said the demography of Ghana’s population requires that more attention is geared towards creating jobs for the youth. The President made the remarks when members of ...

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Mayor Emanuel Announces Additional Investment in Successful Programs to Serve 5,500 At-Risk Youth

Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an increase in funding for proven programs that will provide 2,000 additional at-risk Chicago Public School students with positive opportunities including jobs, life skill training, guidance, and safe alternatives to drugs, gangs and violence.  The City currently serves about 3,500 students in these programs. These investments complement other investments by the Emanuel administration and will work ...

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Ghana:Cruise Ship “Dodi Princess” to be upgraded!

The Volta River Authority (VRA) has signed a 1.3 million dollar agreement with Bluefone Marine Ghana Limited to refurbish the Dodi Princess, a multipurpose and popular cruise ferry, which was destroyed by fire May 4, 2012. Mr. Fred Bart-Plange, General Manager, Akosombo Hotels Limited, said on Friday that with the 1.3 million dollar deal reached, the reconstruction period would take ...

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Vatican Raises Possibility Of Early March Election

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican raised the possibility Saturday that the conclave to elect the next pope might start sooner than March 15, the earliest date possible under current rules that require a 15-20 day waiting period after the papacy becomes vacant. Vatican spokesman The Rev. Federico Lombardi said that the Vatican rules on papal succession are open to interpretation ...

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Why is South Africa such a violent society ?

by Sean Jacobs The heinous brutal rape and subsequent slaughtering of Anene Booysen in South Africa’s Western Cape province has brought into the open, once again, the miry underbelly of our rainbow nation. At the heart of violence that Anene was subjected to, lies a bigger issue that South Africans wilfully shunt and ignore. This issue is our Achilles heel. ...

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Asteroid misses Earth

An asteroid the size of an Olympic swimming pool hurtled pass the Earth just over 27,000 km away on Friday evening – the closest one of that size has ever come to the planet. Earlier today a meteor crashed into Russia’s Ural mountains, the impact of which injured 950 people. However, experts say the two events, though unusual, are unrelated. ...

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