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Kwesi Arthur Arrives in LA

Ghanaian Hip-hop artiste, Kwesi Arthur is currently in Los Angeles for the 2018 Black Entertainment Awards (BET Awards). Kwesi Arthur’s nomination took Ghanaians by surprise and has since triggered a massive campaign on social media with the hashtag #IPICKKWESIA18. In 2015, MzVee was nominated for BET Awards’ all new category, Best ...

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The future is African — and the United States is not prepared

Salih Booker is the executive director of the Center for International Policy. Ari Rickman is a research fellow at the Center. Beginning in 2035, the number of young people reaching working age in Africa will exceed that of the rest of the world combined, and will continue every year for ...

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Article: The NIA’s flawed conceptual approach to card issuance

Ghana’s constitution clearly stipulates who a citizen is. It is an objective standard not a subjective decision based on any individual’s discretion. Any attempt to grant an identification card which confers citizenship on any individual must therefore be based on tried and tested controls to ensure proper verification and validation ...

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Opinion: Why young Africans need to know their history

Chika Oduah is an award-winning Nigerian-American reporter, writer and photojournalist. Chika’s reporting goes beyond the headlines to explore culture, security, human rights and development in sub-Saharan Africa. She is passionate about helping Africans document their history and has launched a digital archive to preserve Biafran War Memories. Fifty-one years ago, ...

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Why Bozoma Saint John is leaving Uber for Endeavor A chat with Uber’s soon-to-be former chief brand officer

Earlier, news broke that Bozoma Saint John is leaving her position as chief brand officer at Uber to head over to Endeavor. At Endeavor, an entertainment industry behemoth, Saint John will serve as chief marketing officer, working across all of Endeavor’s portfolio companies, which includes William Morris Endeavor and IMG. ...

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People in Uganda now have to pay tax to use WhatsApp and other social media

The Ugandan government has imposed taxes on social media to raise money for the country and to avoid donor aid, a lawmaker told CNN. Ugandans will have to cough up 200 Ugandan shillings ($0.05) a day to use popular platforms like Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp. President Museveni, who has ruled ...

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President dissolves GFA

President Akufo-Addo has dissolved the Ghana Football Association (GFA) after a private investigative company, Tiger Eye PI documented rampant bribery and corruption in the game. Sports Minister Isaac Asiama has confirmed the dissolution and said all its officers can no longer carry themselves as FA officials. ‘It has been dissolved with ...

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FIFA bans Nyantakyi over allegedly partaking in corrupt practices

World football governing body, FIFA has issued out a statement which stated clearly that the President of the Ghana Football Association, Kwesi Nyantakyi has been banned for 90days and from partaking in any CAF or FIFA related activities. This statement comes out two days after the popular Ghanaian journalist , ...

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Kwesi Nyantakyi summoned

Unconfirmed reports have disclosed that the president of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akuffo- Addo , has ordered the arrest for the President of the Ghana Football association , Kwesi Nyantakyi for allegedly using the presidency as a bait for lobbying for money or funds from ...

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Ghanaian Actress, Moesha Boudong sparks fire after statements made in an interview

Popular Ghanaian instagram Model and Actress Moesha Boudong’s article with Christiane Amanpour has gained more popularity than actually Mets the eye. The actresses interview which spark a lot of controversy both from Ghanaian men and women in the country last month, made her the most talked about and sort for ...

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