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Rosa Parks

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Rosa Parks

(From The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks by Jeanne Theoharis) 1. Parks had been thrown off the bus a decade earlier by the same bus driver — for refusing to pay in the front and go around to the back to board. She had avoided that driver’s bus for twelve years because she knew well the risks of angering ...

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Oleeee, Oleee, Olee, OYE.

Sydney Casely-Hayford, We went past another milestone when Parliament accepted that Nana Oye Lithur could be made Minister for Gender, Children and Social protection.  Like many other new descriptions and positions created so far by Government, I don’t know what that job entails, but I am glad Nana Oye was nominated and accepted.  We will debate the ministries issue ...

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Ghanaians have lost US$741,423,210 in the first year of operation of the Jubilee Fields….

Fellow Ghanaians, while you celebrate your X’mas and New Year festivities, just ponder over this. Ghanaians have lost US$741,423,210 in the first year of operation of the Jubilee Fields under the Royalty Tax System Agreement instead of the Production Sharing Agreement. Projected loss for 2012 operations is between US$800 million and U$1billion. This is where the technocrats, the politicians of ...

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Common Sense Is Not Common

Adversities prevail when men of reason fail to apply common sense. And it even worsens when those who know right refuse to walk in the path of common sense. That is why when the late Muammar Gaddafi refused to heed to commons sense, his fall was devastating. He should have known that his empire was crumbling when the odds were ...

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 Anas Aremeyaw Anas will go down in history as one of the world’s greatest journalists of his generation, and perhaps, Ghana’s most decorated journalist ever. But do you know where he made his mark? He earned his fame with a newspaper you may not have bought or read before and chances are that you may never buy it in your ...

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History Of Ghanaian Americans….Next Week-History of Ghanaians In Chicago

………..Are you aware the following are Ghanaian Americans……………….Mae Jemison(Astronaut), Bobby Rush and Kwame Raoul  ( Politicians) See More below. Ghanaian Americans are citizens of both the Republic of Ghana and the United States or who are of Ghanaian heritage or were born in Ghana or a person whose ancestors were Ghanaian and immigrated to the United States of America and children of Ghanaians ...

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Ghana:Biometric Verification, the Constitution, and CI 75

In exercising the powers conferred on the Electoral Commission by Article 51 of the Constitution of Ghana, the Commission drafted the PUBLIC ELECTIONS REGULATIONS, 2012 (i.e., Constitutional Instrument 75). It was laid before Parliament on August 14, 2012, approved on September 26, 2012, and came into force on September 28, 2012: The illegality of voting without biometric verification, as ...

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Encyclopedia of Chicago: Entry Ghanaians.

When Ghana, the West African nation formerly known as the Gold Coast, achieved its independence in 1957, the number of Ghanaians living in the Chicago area was small. During the following four decades, however, Chicago’s Ghanaian community grew to between 10,000 and 15,000 people. The first wave of immigration came in the 1970s; opposition to military coups and other undemocratic ...

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