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Those who attacked me are unemployed PhDs

The Deputy Communications Minister designate says the unfortunate attack on her shortly after she was nominated for the position was an attack on women. According to Victoria Hammah, some of the attacks came from persons who had no work experience at all but suddenly appeared to have acquired a PHD and the expertise on political appointments. She was responding to ...

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Boy Killed in Boston Blasts Remembered for Boundless Energy

Neighbors gathered around a chalk rainbow on the sidewalk outside eight-year-old Martin Richard’s home, mourning the youngest victim of Monday’s bombing at the Boston Marathon and missing his boundless energy and winning smile. “Very happy, happy-go-lucky,” said Jane Sherman. Martin was afraid of her dog, a Rottweiler, she said, but he always gave her a cheerful greeting. “An outgoing, wonderful ...

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Kenya Supreme Court to Explain Election Ruling

Kenya’s Supreme Court judges plan to give details on Tuesday of their ruling that confirmed the victory of Uhuru Kenyatta in last month’s presidential election. “The Kenyans are really waiting [for] what explanation the Supreme Court is going to give, because this explanation will actually determine whether in 2017 [vote], anybody will want to file a petition in the Supreme ...

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Rights Group Condemns Mogadishu Bombings

NAIROBI, KENYA — Human Rights Watch (HRW) says Sunday’s attack on Mogadishu’s main court complex constitutes a war crime, and underscores the need for Somalia’s government to address security if it hopes to establish rule of law. HRW has called on the government to make sure protection of its institutions is part of the reform agenda. HRW condemned the coordinated ...

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The Ten (10) Commandments – Were They Really 10 Or 13?

Several religious people might be stunned by the shocking news that the popularly known “Ten Commandments” which God gave to Moses in the 15th Century BC, were not after all 10 but 13..!  This conclusion is based upon the recent discovery of the original stone tablets upon which the Commandments were written. A few years ago, the P&P newspaper quoting ...

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Suame artisans manufacture vehicle-Graphic

The prototype of a vehicle built by artisans of Suame Magazine, in collaboration with their Dutch partners, Aardschap Foundation, will be displayed at an international exhibition in the Netherlands in May, 2013. The exhibition, which is an initiative of the Dutch partners and would be covered by the international media, is to court international investor interest for the commercial production ...

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My Better Petition Through Asamankese

Sydney Casely-Hayford, sydney@bizghana.com To really see how much of a task we have on our hands you must travel through Ghana.  I met Adobea in the early hours of Wednesday morning. On my way back from the now imperative “old man early morning walk”, I stopped to buy Hausa Koko.  On the corner just opposite First Stop Hotel on Asamankese ...

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Pope Names Advisory Board- Big reform in Catholic church expected

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis, in his first major decision, on Saturday set up an advisory board of cardinals from around the world to help him govern the Catholic Church and reform its troubled central administration.   The eight cardinals will help him put into place changes in an administration which has been held responsible for some of the mishaps ...

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