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Sierra Leone -The day the mountain moved

Freetown, Sierra Leone (CNN)“It happened as if it was a dream,” says Gabriel Fattah Manga, recalling the day his world came tumbling down around him, and his life changed forever. Early last Monday morning Manga, 25, was preparing to head to work as a carpenter in the Regent area of ...

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Burkina Faso: At least 18 killed in restaurant terror attack

Security forces in Burkina Faso have ended an operation against terrorists who attacked a Turkish cafe in the capital Ouagadougou Sunday that left 18 dead including two attackers, the communications minister Remis Dandjinou said Monday. In a press briefing he said searches of the neighborhood around the restaurant were still ...

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Ghana not facing ‘specific terrorist threat’ – National Security

The Government has released a statement to dispel reports that Ghana has been highlighted as facing an imminent terror attack. National Security Minister, Mustapha Abdul Hamid, said in the release that the alerts are only standard cautions and do not represent any specific known terrorist threats to Ghana. “Through collaborative ...

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FOCOS to honour Georgina and Michael Bloomberg at 10th Annual New York Gala

The Foundation of Orthopaedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) announced today that philanthropist, equestrian and author Georgina Bloomberg and her father, former 3-term New York City Mayor and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg, will be honoured at the organization’s 10th Annual New York Gala on September 18, 2017, at the Mandarin Hotel. FOCOS’s ...

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GAJ Welcomes Ghana’s New Ambassador to the United States

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America, Dr. Barffour Adjei-Bawuah has presented his letters of credence to the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. Dr Baffour Adjei-Bawuah was a former Ambassador to Japan under President John Agyekum Kufuor’s administration. He succeeds former Ambassador, Lt. Gen. Joseph ...

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Meet Ama Dwimoh, Democrat for Brooklyn District Attorney

Ama Dwimoh, former Chief and founder of the Brooklyn DA’s Crimes Against Children Bureau, and current Special Counsel to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, has dedicated her life to serving and protecting the people of Brooklyn. Ama was raised by West African and Native American parents and her upbringing instilled ...

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USA VS. GHANA: A Celebration of Soccer and Culture

Source: The Ghanaian American Journal By: Fred Kojo Kyeremeh and Kwasi Ntem-Mensah GAJ – Soccer is indeed the quintessential international language of sports. This was fully manifested during the game between the United States Men’s Soccer team and the Ghana National team, the Black Stars. In our sometimes acrimonious and ...

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Black Stars arrive in Houston

  The Black Stars arrived in Texas on Saturday night for early preparations for this week’s international friendlies against Mexico and the United States. The delegation from Accra, led by Ghana FA vice-president George Afriyie, arrived in Houston, the venue for Wednesday match against Mexico. Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah ...

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