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Obama Traveling to South Africa Friday From Senegal

source: voanews.com by Dan Robinson President Barack Obama leaves Senegal Friday for South Africa, continuing a three-nation Africa trip designed to signal a more robust U.S. engagement with the continent. Obama’s final day in Senegal is about one of his key policy priorities for the continent – enhancing food security. He will attend an event with business leaders and agricultural ...

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Satellites sink USA; pray for revival

Ghana’s U-20 team the Black Satellites at last found their rhythm and rattled in four goals past fellow Group A foes USA, conceding just one in the final Group match of the ongoing World Youth Championships in Turkey. The resounding victory notwithstanding, the Satellites need a favour from other groups before they can qualify into the next stage of the ...

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Mahama directs Terkper to look for alternative funding for Gas project

President John Mahama has directed Finance Minister, Seth Terkper to look for alternative sources of funding for the Ghana Gas project. The project has stalled because the Ghana Gas Company is facing some financial challenges due to delay in the disbursement of the China Development Bank loan. This has led to several postponements of the completion timeline. But the Chief ...

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Nelson Mandela On Life Support

Nelson Mandela has been placed on life support, CNN reported Wednesday afternoon. The former South African president’s health remained critical for the fourth consecutive day as tribal leaders reportedly were warned to prepare for his death. According to Sky News’ chief correspondent in South Africa, multiple sources confirmed that Mandela is no longer able to breathe unassisted. He has been ...

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Obama Arrives in Senegal

by Dan Robinson U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in Senegal, the first stop of a three-nation African trip focused on supporting democratic progress, and increasing U.S. trade and investment. Senegal is the starting point for what is only Obama’s second visit to sub-Saharan Africa as president. It is an opportunity to speak directly to the large French-speaking population in ...

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Meet Felicia Acheampong ,one of the two contestants from Ghana in the Miss Africa New Jersey 2013 Competition

My name is Felicia Acheampong, 20 years of age and a senior at Berkeley College. I am currently studying Criminal Justice (BA) and will continue to pursue my law career. Was born in Ghana and came to the United States at the age of 14, I speak and understand Akan. I am a very intelligent, hardworking, like meeting new people ...

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Live Text, Day 35 of Election hearing: Motion for collation forms; KPMG audit still on radar

  Source:myjoyonline.com Hearing of the Presidential Election Petition enters day 35 today. The Petitioners will argue a motion for the Electoral Commission to provide collation forms of 13 constituencies to aid their cross examination but they are set to meet stiff opposition from the Respondents who claim the request was not pleaded and it is too late in the day. ...

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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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