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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 »

President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference with his Kenyan counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta (unseen) following their talks at the State House in Nairobi on July 25, 2015. By Saul Loeb (AFP)

Obama vows to return to Kenya, without the suit

Nairobi (AFP) – US President Barack Obama joked about Kenyan family politics and vowed Saturday to return again to his father’s homeland, sketching plans for philanthropic work in the country once he leaves office. “What I can guarantee, I’ll be back,” Obama said... read more »

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Kenyan president rebukes Obama’s gay rights message

President Obama on Saturday made an personal plea for gay rights during his visit to Kenya, warning that “bad things happen” when countries discriminate against certain groups of people. “As an African-American in the United States, I am painfully aware of the history of what happens when... read more »

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VIDEO: Obama and Kenyatta differ on gay rights

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 Africa. While Mr Obama spoke strongly against discrimination, Uhuru Kenyatta said Kenya did not share the same values. Mr Kenyatta... read more »

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

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” (“Peace is a pillar for development and prosperity”) The President congratulated and proudly... read more »

Security forces transport with a blanket the remains of some of the eleven victims of a double blast in the northern Cameroonian city of Maroua on July 22, 2015. By (AFP)

Cameroon: Over 50 dead in Cameroon and Nigeria as Buhari warns US over Boko...

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) – Suspected Boko Haram attacks left more than 50 people dead on Wednesday, after Nigeria’s president warned the United States that its policy was hitting the fight against Boko Haram. Twin suicide attacks in Maroua, northern Cameroon, killed at least 11, while some... read more »

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Meet The 13 year old Sierra Leone Incredible Inventor – Kelvin Doe

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, now 16, became the youngest person in history to be invited to the... read more »

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Ghana: Bishop Obinim Removes Church member’s manhood during deliverance

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 God’s Way Church, is seen attempting to cure the man of impotence in front of hundreds of church members. In... read more »

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SHOCKING: A man sitting in the air seen in Lagos – Is this magic or technology? ...

Is this a Magic or new technology? This man sat on nothing for more than 30 minutes. How did he do it? See more photos after the cut… ... read more »

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Ebola Vaccine Trials: All you need to know and why Ghana was chosen

1. Why do we need a vaccine? There are many reasons why we need a vaccine. The following are some of the reasons: The current epidemic continues to have devastating effects in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. This epidemic is not over, and as long as new cases... read more »

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Dr. Ali-Gabass sentenced 25 years over sodomy

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 however aquitted and discharged on the second count of unnatural carnal knowledge. The judge said contrary to claims... read more »

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Five Reasons Why Africa is Poor

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 understand why many people in Africa remain poor. (1) Poor leadership Africa is blessed by many ‘academically’... read more »

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Travel tips for Barack Obama

In our series of letters from African journalists, media and communication trainer Joseph Warungu has written his own travel advisory for President Obama as he prepares to visit Kenya this week: Dear... read more »

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Rwanda’s general is no ordinary migrant

In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo weighs in on the thorny issue of migration. Rwanda’s... read more »

Our Presidents are addicted to titles

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In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene, a former government minister and member of the opposition, returns to one... read more »

On Buhari and forgiveness in Nigeria

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In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani considers Nigerians’ tendency to forgive past misdemeanours... read more »

THE CASE FOR BIOFUEL: The magic bullet for energy secur...

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Around 770,000 BC, it was fire, at some point – wood, dung and coal, to the now-ominous fossil fuels. This is the evolution of energy, and today the... read more »

Business
Charles Brewer, Managing Director for DHL Express Sub-Saharan Africa

Trade integration key to reduce poverty and support growth in Afr...

Making Africa’s most remote regions accessible for trade will not only promote prosperity in those regions, but also elevate the continent’s continued growth path. CAPE-TOWN, South-Africa, July... read more »

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Mr. Millison Kwadwo Narh, First Deputy Governor, B...

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

City of Joburg Empowers Entrepreneurs and SMMEs at INDU...

From left to right: Cllr Ruby Mathang, Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe, Pule Mokoena

The City of Joburg demonstrated its commitment to facilitating rapid, sustainable economic growth by showcasing the products and services of 60 entrepreneurs... read more »

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MEET MUGABE: The World’s Most Educated President 2015

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 World has ever seen. Zimbabwe also has a very high... read more »

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

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

Yale University Honours Nigeria Finance Minsiter Okonjo...

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Yale Honours Okonjo-Iweala with an Honorary Doctorate Degree Yale had in the past honored a handful of other Africans such as Liberian President Ellen Johnson... read more »

Entertainment
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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 »

Heritage Series

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 »

Features
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Mobile Commerce and Its Impact on Shopping in Ghana

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 59.78% as of March 2015. Technology pundits are... read more »

Nigeria's former President Goodluck Jonathan. Photo: Getty/AFP

Goodluck’s Note to Buhari

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... 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 »

Meet The Cameroonian King With 100 Wives

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Abumbi II, the 11th fon, or king, of Bafut, Cameroon, has close to 100 wives. They weren’t all his to start with. According to local tradition, when a... read more »

LETTER TO WHITE MEN…

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A Joke Someone Shared in a WhatsApp Group. But is this really a joke or reality of the current situations. Please read below: Dear white men, U asked us to... read more »

Ghana News
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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 »

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 »

Surgeon writes angry letter to Spanish Ambassador to Gh...

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A Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon at the KorleBu Teaching Hospital, Dr. Agbeko Ocloo, has written to the Spanish Ambassador protesting the refusal of a visa to... read more »

Health
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Fake doctor jailed 12 years

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 Boakye Da-Costa, succeeded in defrauding... read more »

Dr. Linus Igwemezie, Head of the Novartis Malaria Initiative

Novartis malaria treatment Coartem® 80/480mg recei...

WHO prequalified Coartem® 80/480mg is the first and only  high strength malaria treatment available for donor-funded public sector... read more »

Liberia is Ebola-free: WHO declares

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The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Liberia free of the Ebola virus, as the country has had no new cases in 42 days. Last September, Liberia was... read more »

Health: Global rate of blindness is declining: in 2014 ...

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Global rate of blindness is declining: in 2014 LIGHT FOR THE WORLD helped more than one million blind and disabled people Last year LIGHT FOR THE WORLD... read more »

92,000 voices strong: Help us support the Access Our Me...

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African Centre for Peace Building is proud to support the Access Our Medicine Initiative. They’ve collected over 90,000 signatures for affordable medicine... read more »

Interviews
John Ochola was deformed by rebels from Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army

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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Lorna Rutto – The innovative entrepreneur who creates wealth and ...

Lorna Rutto resigned her comfortable banking job in 2009 to start EcoPost, a small plastic recycling business. Her business uses plastic waste collected from dumpsites and garbage cans across... read more »

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

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

Innovate Africa showcases world’s first recycled ...

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The world’s first 3D printer made from e-waste A DIY computer made from recycled computer parts, housed in a jerry can Recycled computers that can be... read more »

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Gunman was not crazy – Judge fights back

The judge who presided over the case in which the man arrested for illegal possession of a firearm at the Ringway Assemblies of God church has dismissed questions over the mental capacity of the... read more »

A tremendous welcome home: Students dance with joy to welcome Victor OCHEN

Excitement erupts as Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Vic...

“Looking at the background of this school, there were poor facilities with less than 200 students and regarded as the worst performing government... read more »

Eid-ul-Fitr celebration: Police warn ‘recalcitrant’ mot...

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Ahead of the annual Eid-ul Fitr celebrations in the country which has been set for Saturday, the Police have warned recalcitrant motorcyclists to be cautious... read more »

Accra Metropolitan Assembly Supports Muslims

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Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has donated 40 bags of rice and 20 cartons of oil to support the celebration of... read more »

UNEP Receives 2015 Africa Peace Award for Environmental...

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Nairobi, 13 July 2015 – The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) received on Monday the Africa Peace Award, conferred by the United Religions... read more »

NGOs Corner
From right Amb. Dr. Hailu Mussie, URI Africa Coordinator;  Dr. Emmanuel Ande Ivorgba, URI West Africa Coordinator; Korsi Senyo, URI West Africa CCs Liaison Officer

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 well. I am Korsi Senyo, West Africa Liaison Officer for... read more »

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Unleashing the potential of young people in Liberi...

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

KNUST STUDENTS SUPPORT DEDUAKO SPECIAL VOCATIONAL SCHOO...

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

Peace & Security
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Nigeria: Twin bomb blast kills over 44 in Jos

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 were killed by the explosions on Sunday... read more »

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EU threatens sanctions against those involved in B...

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 »

Technology is not the silver bullet for cyber security ...

Fred Mitchell, Security Software Division Manager at DCC.

In Africa as well as globally Cyber security is no longer an IT problem, but rather a priority of the highest levels at a majority of organisations. The... read more »

URI Africa presented its Peace Award to the President o...

from left Amb. Hailu Mussie, URI Africa Director and H.E. Mr. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti

United Religions Initiative (URI) – Africa presented its Africa Peace Award to H.E. Mr. Ismaïl Omar Guelleh, President of the Republic of Djibouti. The... read more »

Politics
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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 »

Press Release
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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...

From right Amb. Dr. Hailu Mussie, URI Africa Coordinator;  Dr. Emmanuel Ande Ivorgba, URI West Africa Coordinator; Korsi Senyo, URI West Africa CCs Liaison Officer

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

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

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Ghanaian Pastor In New York Sentenced To 24 Months...

A pastor at the Power of Christ ministries in Bronx, NY has been sentenced to 24 months in a federal penitentiary after his refusal to officiate a... read more »

“Even satan wasn’t Gay, he chose to approac...

Mugabe on Gay Mariage

Following the legalization of gay marriage across America by the Supreme Court last week, Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, who is known for his extreme... read more »

Gays in Ghana: Give Us Our Rights Or We Go To The Inter...

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We the gay community of Ghana wish to WARN our politicians that unless they secure our rights to practice who we are, we will go to the international courts of... read more »

Disturbing Photos:Pastor Asks Female Members To Strip, ...

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  Photos have emerged online showing a bizarre deliverance session which took place recently in South Africa. According to reports, Penuel... read more »

Sports
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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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IBM Research – Africa and RTI International forge partnersh...

Launch project in Mombasa County, Kenya using technology to improve understanding of educational challenges in schools NAIROBI, Kenya, July 15, 2015/ — RTI International  (http://www.rti.org)... read more »

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Watch this Video: A South African Jobless Man Buil...

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... 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

Michel Combes, CEO, Alcatel-Lucent

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 »

Digital payments in Africa: Malawi takes key step to ad...

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Malawi takes key step to advance digital payments and drive inclusive growth Government, private sector, mobile operators and development organizations... 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...

Kwame Nkrumah

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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Libya magnet for jihadists from Tunisia and beyond

(MENAFN – Gulf Times) Lawless Libya has become a magnet for radical militants who receive weapons training in jihadist camps before launching deadly attacks in other countries, like last... read more »

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Now Zeina to sue Ramez

(MENAFN – Arab News) CAIRO: US star Paris Hilton is rumored to be in the process of filing a lawsuit against Egyptian TV host Ramez Galal... read more »

Hamas reopens telecom firm’s offices in Gaza

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(MENAFN – Gulf Times) Hamas authorities yesterday reopened the offices of the Gaza Strip’s only mobile telephone company, five days after... read more »

Welcome to Hell:ISIS hang bodies at town entrance

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The bodies of dead soldiers hanging from a metal frame show the latest ISIS public display of barbarity. These images emerged on social media and show the... read more »

Leading professional African news portal Africa Intelli...

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Africa Intelligence 2015: a new air of freedom Leading professional African news portal today unveils its new graphic identity PARIS, France, February 17,... 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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African Union Commission and United Religions Initiative -Africa Join Forces to Promote In...

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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APPLY: 2015 SEED Africa Symposium Enterprise Scholarships to Attend SEED 2015

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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Participate FREE in the 2015 Business BootCamp

The African Centre for Peace Building and Green World wishes to announce scholarship for 10 most promising young entrepreneurs to participate in the upcoming Business BootCamp free of... 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 »