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Who is Sahle-Work Zewde, Ethiopia’s first female president?

Election of first woman to presidency has raised hopes among women’s rights groups for more gender equality in Ethiopia. The election of Sahle-Work Zewde as Ethiopia‘s first female president has been enthusiastically greeted in Ethiopia and beyond, raising hopes among advocates for gender equality in the conservative country. The 68-year-old was ...

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Kofi Annan’s remains arrive in Ghana

The remains of the late former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan has landed in Accra, Ghana, from Switzerland where he died in August. The Aircraft carrying the body of the former UN Chief touched down at the Kotoka International Airport at 17: 30 pm and it was accompanied ...

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Inside Ghana’s Elmina Castle is a haunting reminder of its grim past

    Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent’s early interactions with Europe. In Ghana, two of the country’s most famous spectacles, Elmina Castle and Cape Coast Castle are truly imposing. But their ancient walls were once home ...

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African Bicycle Contribution Foundation Contributes its 290th Bamboo Bicycle, at Girls Model School, in Nabdam District, Upper East Region, Ghana

(GAJ) NABDAM DISTRICT, Ghana, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF), a U.S.-based 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, today announced that it has recently distributed 50 additional Ghanaian-made bamboo bicycles, in the Nabdam District, northeastern Ghana. Forty of the bicycles, manufactured by the Kumasi-based Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative ...

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Asanteman Association of Massachusetts Celebrates Kente Dance

  The Asanteman Association of Massachusetts, held a Kente Dinner Dance on Sat July 21, 2018. The event was held at the Armenian Cultural Center in Worcester. The dress code as you can imagine was Ghana’s rich Kente cloth, as the event sort to exhibit the true richness of Ghana’s ...

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33year Old Pastor Trainee, Crashed to death by Drunk Nigerian Driver.

A 33-year-old pastor under training at the Trinity Theological Seminary, Benjamin Adu Boahene, met his untimely death on Sunday night when a car hit him against the wall of a house at Madina Estate in Accra. The Nigerian driver, whose name was only given as Richmond, was said to be ...

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