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Liberia: SUP leads students of University of Liberia to reject fees increme...

Vanguard Student Unification Party (SUP), a student movement body is leading the rest of students in the University of Liberia to resist any attempt by the university authorities to increase their school fees and other utility user fees. According the the leadership of SUP in a statement signed... read more »

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Is Africa Really Rising?

Although I certainly would not consider myself as an Afro-pessimist with regards to the Africa Rising narrative that has caught all our attention, I do however make a conscious effort to refrain from the optimism which surrounds the appealing stats and figures of the continent’s growth. I say... read more »

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Ghana To Host the 2nd Africa Peace Conference in October 2015

AwakeAfrica/Accra: The 2015 Africa Peace Conference (http://afcopb.org/peace/event/apc) on “Peace, Security and Human Development in Africa” to be convened on October 29-31, 2015 at the Legon Centre for International Affairs and Diplomacy, University of Ghana, Accra-Ghana. This is according to... read more »

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Africans for science: listen to the story of Nigerian who broke 30-year re...

Natalia da Luz, Por dentro da África  Rio – At 18, he left Nigeria towards Japan to fulfill a dream. On the way, he discovered and materialized many others. After a flight of 23 hours, Uffy Ufot Ekong took a train while listening to a language that made no sense to him. In one year,... read more »

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The history of British slave ownership has been buried: now its scale can b...

A new BBC documentary tells how a trove of documents lays bare the names of Britain’s 46,000 slave owners, including relatives of Gladstone and Orwell. The past has a disconcerting habit of bursting, uninvited and unwelcome, into the present. This year history gate-crashed modern America in the... read more »

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Robert Mugabe Threatens to Kick Out U.S, UK Envoys

President Mugabe yesterday said Government will not hesitate to kick out British and American ambassadors if they continue instigating chaos by funding vendors to resist relocation to designated areas. Officially opening the Global Small and Medium Enterprises Expo in Harare, the President warned... read more »

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African Innovations Award 2016 call for applications

Are you between the ages of 18 & 40? Do you have a revolutionary idea in Education, Science & Technology, Agricultural/Agribusiness, Healthcare and Energy? How about a solution that can improve the lives of millions of people on the African continent? On April... read more »

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Beware! The Name JESUS CHRIST Has Evil Roots!! Part I & II

n about 600 BCE, a navi [nabiy] of Yisroel by name YirmeYahu HaBen (the son of) KhilkiYahu (Hilkiah?), a kohen (priest?)—please never refer to him as “prophet” nor call him “Jeremiah”, even though this is what Christian theologians think of him—was led by... read more »

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Prof. Lumumba: Nkrumah will be shocked by state of Africa now

The Director at the Kenya School of Law, Professor P.L.O Lumumba is convinced the former President of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and other past leaders will be shocked by the state of the African continent now. He believes the state of Africa is a far cry from what... read more »

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Ghana: KNUST graduate joins ISIS terrorist group

A 25-year- old graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Nazir Nortei Alema, has thrown his family into a health-threatening stress, as he joins the swelling ranks of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), a terrorist... read more »

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NEEDCSI and URI Africa announce the 7th International Conference on Youth and In...

AwakeAfrica/Accra: New Era Educational and Charitable Support Foundation, URI Africa and UPF-Nigeria, announce the 7th International Conference on Youth and Interfaith Dialogue (http://www.interfaithconference.net/) to be held November 20-21, 2015, at the National... read more »

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Nobel Peace Laureates Endorse Violence

Robert J. Burrowes In a recent letter to US President Barack Obama twelve Nobel Peace laureates declared their support for the long history of US elite violence against Native Americans and enslaved Africans, as well as the US imperial violence around the world that... read more »

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How Ghanaian Artist Azizaa Is Challenging Christianity’s Gr...

According to a 2012 Gallup International survey about religiosity and atheism, Ghana is one of the most religious countries in the world. At first glance, there is some evidence for this: when... read more »

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The Psychology of Projection in Conflict

Robert J. Burrowes Understanding human conflict requires us to understand human psychology. And it is only when we understand the psychology that... read more »

African Leaders Must Draft A Common Goal And Speak With...

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“The December 2015 talks in Paris on a new global treaty are approaching fast. At the same time Africa is already experiencing earlier and more damaging... read more »

The Future of Africa is Bright

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by The Future of Africa is Bright: the youth must be at the forefront Africa’s young people look forward to a bright future on the world’s most vulnerable... read more »

Democracy or Autocracy?: Why I was Slapped and Chased b...

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By Martin K. N. Kollie | Youth Activist, martinkerkula1989@yahoo.com Our unwavering agenda for a new Liberia of inclusion, equality, justice, and freedom is... read more »

Business
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The Nigerian Man Who Bought London’s second largest international...

Up until February 2010, very few people had heard about Adebayo Ogunlesi. The Nigerian-born investment banker and money manager made international headlines when he led the acquisition of London’s... read more »

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Trade integration key to reduce poverty and suppor...

Making Africa’s most remote regions accessible for trade will not only promote prosperity in those regions, but also elevate the continent’s... read more »

Mr. Millison Kwadwo Narh, First Deputy Governor, Bank o...

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ACCRA, Ghana, June 30, 2015/ — INTL FCStone Ltd (https://www.intlfcstone.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of INTL FCStone Inc. (NASDAQ: INTL), today... read more »

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The National exposition of the Republic of Belarus is held in the framework of the 22nd SAITEX&Big7 trade fair in Johannesburg. The National pavilion of... read more »

Mahama’s gov’t can’t control fuel pri...

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Fuel prices have soared up close to 15 percent at various fuel stations in the country. The new price adjustments though vary from one station to the... read more »

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Concerns On Free Education Policy in Kaduna State

by Dr. Raphael Ogar Oko There is nothing like children will attend schools free of charge. Education requires funding. If parents will no longer pay the fees of their children’s education,... read more »

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MEET MUGABE: The World’s Most Educated President 2...

Education has been proved to be and holds the key to life and Zimbabwe`s very own President Robert Mugabe tops as the most educated President the... read more »

Young Nigerian (Nkechikwu Azinge) Awarded Queen’s Young...

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Postgraduate student Nkechikwu Azinge was this month recognised as a Queen’s Young Leader in the inaugural awards in Buckingham Palace. The awards were... read more »

Make the world your classroom – Prof. Abletor Sed...

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Prof. Abletor Sedofia from University of Ghana has this to say to us: Academic excellence is overrated! I said it. Being top of your class does not necessarily... read more »

Lessons from the Ebola Crisis as UNMIL Transitions

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Introduction For more than one and the half century, Liberia as Africa’s oldest independent nation has been confronted by series of competing challenges... read more »

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Blakk Rasta resigns from Hitz FM

Radio presenter and reggae musician Mr. Abubakar Ahmed aka Blakk Rasta has resigned from Accra based Hitz FM, a subsidiary of Multi Media Group Limited. Although reasons for his resignation is... read more »

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Wogbɛ Jɛkɛ: The Must Watch Play to hit the stage o...

A Theatrical Spectacle About The Birth of  Ghana On the 4th and 5th of July, the National Theatre of Ghana will burst with great energy,... read more »

EBONYLIFE TV signed with SUMMVIEW to launch a Premium m...

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ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, June 2, 2015/ — At the occasion of the 1st edition of the DISCOP in Abidjan, EBONYLIFE TV is proud to announce a strategic... read more »

Big Brother South Africa housemate raped on show, two e...

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There is a huge public uproar in South Africa after a female housemate was raped on live TV in the ongoing Big Brother South Africa (Big Brother Mzansi)... read more »

Orange launches the 4th edition of the music contest in...

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StarAfrica Sounds 2015: what if you were the new Star? PARIS, France, March 31, 2015/ In order to promote new African music talents, StarAfrica.com –... read more »

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Inspiring story of President Obama and his sister Auma Obama

27 years AGO, Auma Obama picked her brother Barack up from the Airport in Kenya when he travelled home to visit his paternal family. She drove him home in her “old Volkswagen” car. They... read more »

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Mobile Commerce and Its Impact on Shopping in Ghan...

Ghana has over 26,832,968 inhabitants and an estimated 16,106,218 numbers of mobile internet users – a mobile data penetration rate that stood at... read more »

Goodluck’s Note to Buhari

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Dear General, On behalf of “Mama Peace” and myself, I would like to congratulate you again on your historic victory in the March 28 presidential election.... read more »

Five Reasons Why Africa is Poor

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I went to America fifteen years ago to understand why America (USA) was the richest country in the world. Eight years ago I returned to Zambia and I now... read more »

How Sarah Baartman’s (an African Woman) Curvy Bod...

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In the late 18th century, Sarah Baartman was working as a slave in Cape Town, South Africa, when she was discovered by a British doctor (Alexander Dunlop).  ... read more »

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Ramadan: Mahama urges Muslims to pray for peace, prosperity

President John Dramani Mahama has urged Muslims to pray for peace and prosperity in Ghana as they begin this year’s Ramadan month of fasting. It is the belief of Muslims that the Holy Quran was... read more »

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July 20 declared a public holiday

The President, John Mahama has by an Executive Instrument declared Monday, July 20 a public holiday. A statement signed by the Minister of Interior,... read more »

Dr. Ali-Gabass sentenced 25 years over sodomy

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An Accra Circuit Court  has found Dr Sulley Ali-Gabass guilty of defiling a 16-year old and has sentenced him to 25 years imprisonment. Dr. Gabass was... read more »

Ghanaian journalist Kofi Adu Domfeh, first place winner...

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DUBAI, UAE, June 10, 2015/ — Kofi Adu Domfeh from Ghana has been selected as the 1st place winner of the 2015 APO Energy Media Award... read more »

Update: Flood cum Fire in Accra, death toll rise to 200

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Over 200 people have so far died in the flood and Goil filling station explosion on June 3, 2015. The situation in was very horrific and very sad in the... read more »

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Mahama’s comment angers doctors

The unyielding stance by President John Mahama not to pay a dime beyond what has been budgeted for as wages, allowances and salaries for public sector workers has angered striking doctors and allied... read more »

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No Gov’t can meet GMAs demands – Kenne...

The NPP MP for Assin Central, Hon. Kennedy Agyapong, has said no government will be able to meet the astronomic demands of the Ghana Medical... read more »

Emergency services to join strike within 24 hours

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In less than 24 hours, the ongoing strike by doctors will escalate as they withdraw emergency services across all public hospitals. The doctors began their... read more »

TUC slams gov’t over leaked Doctors’ proposals

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Organized Labour Wednesday accused the government of leaking proposals by the Ghana Medical Association (GMA) for improved working conditions. That act,... read more »

Fake doctor jailed 12 years

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A self-styled doctor has been sentenced to a total of 12 years imprisonment by an Accra circuit court for fraud. The convict, Kofi Agyeman-Duah aka Dr. Prince... read more »

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LRA victim: ‘I cannot forget and forgive’

Following recent comments from Lord’s Resistance Army rebel leader Joseph Kony in which he denied committing atrocities, Ugandan John Ochola, 25, responds by telling his story. He was abducted... read more »

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Fueling success of chefs in South Africa

As a man at the helm of South Africa science of cookery sector, Stephen Billingham, President of South African chefs Association (SACA), is a unique... read more »

She turns South Africa’s interior design world to gold...

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It seems that everything Alida Lambooy gets hooked on turns to gold. But this is glued to passion she has in everything she does. Alida, who wears the hat of... read more »

Ebola outbreak remains a critical challenge

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It has been a nightmare to many people traveling across West Africa following the outbreak of a silence killer – Ebola. Traveling advisory have been... read more »

“Libya is being torn by a conflict with the polit...

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Natalia da Luz, Por dentro da África  Rio and Tripoli – With porous borders between the currently unstable North Africa and the Middle East, internal... read more »

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Meet The 13 year old Sierra Leone Incredible Inventor – Kelvin Do...

At the age of 13, a boy living in Sierra Leone created batteries and generators using materials he picked up around the house or from trash bins. Now, he’s wowing experts in the U.S. Kelvin Doe,... read more »

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Lorna Rutto – The innovative entrepreneur who crea...

Lorna Rutto resigned her comfortable banking job in 2009 to start EcoPost, a small plastic recycling business. Her business uses plastic waste... read more »

Experimentation vs. Exploitation: Is Liberia A Garbage ...

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The rights of our people are again violated and trampled upon through a well organized scheme of international conspiracy. The high-rate of illiteracy,... read more »

STATE OF THE AATION’S ADDRESS: A RABID RHETORIC AND TRA...

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We cannot abstain ourselves from writing these harsh words as a critique to Madam Sirleaf’s usual worthless annual message. We will be placed in the pool of... read more »

Building an African vehicle

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The streets of Accra are choked with thousands of vehicles daily. All of them are imported- mainly from Asia, Europe and the United States. There are so many... read more »

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Bishop TD Jakes: My Stance on Marriage Has Never Changed

After a firestorm of criticism based on a headline he says was manipulated by Christian and secular media, TD Jakes is outlining exactly what he believes about same-sex marriage and the issues... read more »

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The Sign of Christ’s Coming: A Vision Given ...

Continuing with a recent theme I’ve been sharing on, concerning visions and warnings of the times we are living in now. Men of old saw these... read more »

URI-Africa participated at the Conference of promoting ...

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URI Africa actively participated at the conference organized by the Government of Zanzibar, Global Peace Foundation, East Africa Community, and the... read more »

Buhari orders takeover of Nigerian airspace from Ghana

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the Ministry of Aviation to immediately start the process of securing the management of the Nigerian airspace... read more »

Revolting World

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There is much that is revolting about the current world and Andre Vltchek, Christopher Black and Peter Koenig are well placed to document it, which they have... read more »

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Africa Peace Conference postponed to October 29-30, 2015

Press Statement: AFRICA PEACE CONFERENCE Rescheduled for October 2015 We wish to inform the general public that our upcoming Africa Peace Conference which has originally been scheduled for August... read more »

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Call for Membership: URI West Africa

Dear Fellow Leaders of NGOs, CBOs, Groups and Associations I bring you warm greetings and peace with the greatest hope that this call finds you... read more »

Unleashing the potential of young people in Liberia: a ...

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“An engaged alumni community prepares the way for a brighter future” said Beyan Flomo Pewee, Executive Director of YOCEL. It is a brighter future for young... read more »

World Day Against Child Labor June 12, 2015

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More than 168 million children are trapped in child labour. More than half of them, 85 million, are in hazardous work. This persistence of child labour is... read more »

Call for Participation: African Summit 2015

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With the advent and acceptance of the Post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals as the Post 2015 Development Agenda for the next 15 years by the United nations... read more »

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Uganda’s President Museveni endorses Victor OCHEN and AYINET for ...

President Museveni excited the masses while addressing tens of thousands in Alebtong district speaking mostly in Lango, the local language. “Kuc obedo pagi me dongo lobo kede lonyo”... read more »

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Cameroon: Over 50 dead in Cameroon and Nigeria as ...

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Suspected Boko Haram attacks left more than 50 people dead on Wednesday, after Nigeria’s president warned the... read more »

Nigeria: Twin bomb blast kills over 44 in Jos

The bombs detonated at a restaurant and a mosque, claiming an estimated 44 lives

Twin bomb attacks have hit a crowded mosque and a restaurant in the central Nigerian city of Jos, killing dozens, according to officials. At least 44 people... read more »

EU threatens sanctions against those involved in Burund...

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Luxembourg (AFP) – European Union foreign ministers on Thursday threatened to sanction individuals involved in Burundi’s political... read more »

Eriksonian Identity Theory As A Counter Terrorism Strat...

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The episodes of my adolescent years inform the core of my intellectual processing and identity. The love to dig down and confine a phenomenon into the bosom of... read more »

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‘Killing Mahama will save Ghanaians from dumsor’ R...

The gunman who attempted to assassinate the President last Sunday has said he wanted to do so in the best interest of the nation. According Charles Antwi, he wanted to save Ghana from the bad... read more »

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NPP behind Mahama’s assassination plot ̵...

National Democratic Congress (NDC) chairman for Lower Manya Krobo, has accused the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of masterminding the attempted... read more »

My son is mentally unstable – Mother of jailed gu...

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The mother of a man arrested and jailed for ten years for illegal possession of arms says her son is mentally unstable. Afia Agyapongmaa told Joy News’... read more »

Jailed gunman may be doing the bidding of NPP – A...

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General Secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has said the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) may probably be... read more »

Involvement of a military man amounts to treason – Ndeb...

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A private legal practitioner, John Ndebugri has advised the state to find the said military man who allegedly directed the jailed gunman to the church where... read more »

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Brand South Africa calls on all African Nation Brands to Play a P...

Statement from Brand South Africa on the progress made by South Africa in response to the violent crimes committed in the country JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 30, 2015/ — Brand South... read more »

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Brand South Africa joins the rest of the country i...

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, April 17, 2015/ — Brand South Africa (http://www.southafrica.info) joins the rest of the country in condemning the... read more »

URI Africa condemns the Garissa University attack in Ke...

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PRESS RELESASE FROM URI-AFRICA April 3, 2015 URI Africa condemns the Garissa University attack in Kenya   United Religions Initiative – Africa... read more »

Let’s work towards Peace in Sierra Leone

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Sierra Leone’s post-civil war reconstruction programmes have yielded positive results. Recently, however, there has been a rise in political tensions. This... read more »

2015 NIGERIAN ELECTIONS: OPPOSITION PARTY VICE PRESIDEN...

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*A media advisory from the DC area-based Committee of Friends of the APC Vice Presidential Candidate All Progressives Congress Vice Presidential Candidate,... read more »

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Oprah, Osteen, Jakes and Homosexuality

I discovered a surprising silver lining to the recent controversy over Bishop T.D. Jakes “evolved and evolving” comments about homosexuality, beginning with his unequivocal reiteration of... read more »

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Bishop T.D. Jakes ‘Shocked’ to Read &#...

Leaders from across the body of Christ were contacting me all weekend about T.D. Jakes’ interview on HuffPo TV‘s Marc Hill. The... read more »

First Baptist Church to Ordain Gay, Transgender Ministe...

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A former Southern Baptist Church has decided all are welcomed in their pulpit, going so far as to ordain gay and transgender ministers. First Baptist of... read more »

Sapiosexuality: Why Some of Us are Attracted Purely by ...

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A sapiosexual is defined as: “One who finds intelligence the most sexually attractive feature,” and they are way more common than you’d think.... read more »

Ghana: Bishop Obinim Removes Church member’s manh...

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In a new video released online in which, Obinim, who has gained notoriety over the years for various controversial acts in and outside his International... read more »

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If I decide to bring out the Part 3 today – Emmanuel Adebay...

SEA, if I decide to bring out the Part 3 today, it is because my brother @Kola Adebayor and my other siblings have decided to talk about our family issues on social medias, through letters to my... read more »

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Here is another part of the story I have kept insi...

Today I feel the constant need to let it out. If I share my stories, it is because I believe every story comes with a lesson. And the lesson is for... read more »

I have kept these stories for a long time – Emman...

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SEA, I have kept these stories for a long time but I think today it is worth sharing some of them with you. It’s true that family matters should be... read more »

Doha GOALS partners with the Special Olympics in Los An...

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Rechard Attias and Associates announces the fourth edition of the Doha GOALS Forum, the world’s leading platform focusing on sport as a driver of social... read more »

AFCON: Christian Atsu of Ghana wins Nissan Goal of the ...

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MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, February 9, 2015/ — Photo: Christian Atsu of Ghana wins Nissan Goal of the Tournament More information about Nissan Goal of... read more »

Technology
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Windows 10 available in 190 countries as a free upgrade

People and organizations can do great things with Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Xbox App, new Office Universal apps and more REDMOND, Wash., July 29, 2015/ — Microsoft Corp.  (NASDAQ:MSFT) ... read more »

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IBM Research – Africa and RTI International ...

Launch project in Mombasa County, Kenya using technology to improve understanding of educational challenges in schools NAIROBI, Kenya, July 15, 2015/... read more »

Watch this Video: A South African Jobless Man Builds He...

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All he wanted to do was fly in a helicopter. So an unemployed man at Siza informal settlement near Rustenburg decided to follow his dream – and build his... read more »

Facebook To Open First Office in Africa

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Facebook is opening its first office in Africa which is to be situated at Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded by Mark Zuckerberg over a decade ago in... read more »

Alcatel-Lucent Reports Q1 2015 Results

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Strong growth in next-generation products Adjusted operating income more than doubled year-over-year Continued improvements in margin and free cash flow Group... read more »

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Was Moammar Gadhafi Killed Because His Plans To Introduce A Gold ...

Video After The Jump There’s growing speculation that Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi was targeted by NATO because of his plans to introduce a gold dinar – “a single African currency... read more »

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Face of Africa – The Jerry Rawlings story

Jerry Rawlings popularly known as J.J, is the former president of Ghana. A hands on, brave and astute leader mostly revered and known for... read more »

VICTOR OCHEN – First Ugandan to be nominated for ...

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Speaking to UBC TV’S Rhoda Ngonzi, Ochen says the prestigious nomination is not only good for the image of Uganda, but of Africa as a whole. Victor Ochen,... read more »

The famous speech made by Dr Kwame Nkrumah during Ghana...

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Kwame Nkrumah (21 September 1909 — 27 April 1972), was the leader of Ghana and its predecessor state, the Gold Coast, from 1951 to 1966. Overseeing the... read more »

Martin Luther King, Jr. I Have A Dream Speech

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Martin Luther King, Jr., (January 15, 1929-April 4, 1968) was born Michael Luther King, Jr., but later had his name changed to Martin. His grandfather began... read more »

World News
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Immigration fuels rising tension in Germany

The man’s clothes were dirty and he was clearly exhausted. He slumped back in the plastic chair and began to cry. “My wife, my family, they’re all dead. All killed,” he said.... read more »

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Obama dines with Kenyan family after arriving in f...

U.S. President Barack Obama dined with his step grandmother, his sister and other extended family members after arriving in Kenya for his first... read more »

Obama vows to return to Kenya, without the suit

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Nairobi (AFP) – US President Barack Obama joked about Kenyan family politics and vowed Saturday to return again to his father’s homeland, sketching... read more »

Kenyan president rebukes Obama’s gay rights message

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President Obama on Saturday made an personal plea for gay rights during his visit to Kenya, warning that “bad things happen” when countries discriminate... read more »

VIDEO: Obama and Kenyatta differ on gay rights

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The US and Kenyan presidents have differed sharply in their positions on gay rights at a news conference on the first full day of Barack Obama’s visit to... read more »

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In this era of tightening world food supplies, the ability to grow food is fast becoming a new form of geopolitical leverage. Food is the new oil. (Lester R. Brown, Full Planet, Empty... read more »

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Senyo Global Planners, a Real Estate Development company and a member of the Senyo Global Group is offering an opportunity for all to become a house owners. According to them, they... read more »

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The School of Biblical and Theological Studies has opened admission for the following programmes: Certificate in Christian Counseling and Psychology (tuition free in class on Ghana... read more »

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CIPE and Atlas Corps: Think Tank LINKS Fellowship for Young Professionals

Deadline: 15 August 2015 The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and Atlas Corps have jointly launched a call for applications for Think Tank LINKS (Leaders, Innovators, and... read more »

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The Tony Elumelu Foundation has announced the launch of a $100m Pan-African entrepreneurship initiative called The Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme. This is a multi-year... read more »

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KNUST STUDENTS SUPPORT DEDUAKO SPECIAL VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

Last weekend, 21 members of Patriots Ghana KNUST embarked on an outreach to the Community Special Vocational School, for Intellectual Disabilities Deduako-Kumasi. The purpose of the visit... read more »

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African Union Commission and United Religions Initiative -Africa ...

Addis Ababa, May 8, 2015 – African Union Commission (AUC) and United Religions Initiative – Africa (URI-Africa) have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthening their... read more »

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URI Africa appointed Hon. Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia as Goodwill Ambas...

United Religions Initiative-Africa appointed the renowned world ecumenical and peace maker the Hon. Rev. Dr. Samuel Kobia as Goodwill Ambassador of the Golden Rule. Hon. Rev. Dr. Samuel... read more »

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Call for Application: Young African Leaders Initiate (fully funded)

Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) – A President Barak Obama and USAID youth initiative. United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the consortium partners... read more »

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APPLY: 2015 SEED Africa Symposium Enterprise Scholarships to Atte...

The SEED Africa Symposium is an international forum for sharing knowledge and experience, establishing partnerships, and developing solutions to stimulate the growth of social and... read more »

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A Photo Competition to Reflect Modern Africa

Agility Launches Photo Competition to Reflect Modern Africa Three Categories: Cities, Industry and Technology CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, June 1, 2015/ — Agility... read more »

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Attention: Our site is under upgrading works

Dear Reader, Our site is under going upgrading works. Some of the images in the articles are off for now. The url of our articles has also changed. We hope to complete this work soon. Sorry... read more »

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A List of Upcoming Conferences that NGOs can attend

International conferences are platforms that not only provide opportunities to network with like-minded individuals and organizations, but also entry-points for NGOs to... read more »

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Fundraising Guides for NGOs available Online for Free

We have compiled a list of major fundraising guides available for free on the internet. These guides offer interesting and useful tips and advice on how to raise funds for your... read more »

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Find A Need And Fill It!

Presentation By Bartum N. Kulah, MD Guest Speaker at the International Christian Fellowship Ministries’ 2015 Diversity & Inclusion celebration on May 24,... read more »

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INAUGURAL SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI FO...

I am immensely grateful to God Who Has preserved us to witness this day and this occasion. Today marks a triumph for Nigeria and an occasion to celebrate her freedom and cherish her... read more »

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Gaddafi’s Last Speech

In the name of Allah, the …beneficent, the merciful… For 40 years, or was it longer, I can’t remember, I did all I could to give people houses, hospitals, schools, and... read more »