Monthly Archives: July 2014

A “New Ghanaian” is beginning to emerge

Years gone by, it would have been e a sacrilege to pour out in thousands to tell it as it is to a government by way of demonstration.   The law enforcers would definitely have swept over them in no time. Yes, demonstrations are constitutional rights but the typical Ghanaian’s psyche has always been that demonstrations had their limits and that ...

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Rallies held in NYC after man dies from alleged police chokehold

The Rev. Al Sharpton held rallies Saturday over the death of a New York City man, Eric Garner, who died during an arrest in which partial video of the struggle shows an officer placing him in what the police commissioner said appeared to be a chokehold. The tactic is prohibited by department policy. Esaw Garner, Eric’s wife, burst into tears ...

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Hamas agrees to 24-hour truce in Gaza

Hamas and other Palestinian factions have agreed to a 24-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza Strip, starting at 2pm local time (11:00 GMT) despite Israel accusing Hamas of violating an earlier ceasefire. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, said on Sunday the group took the decision after studying a UN proposal for a ceasefire and taking into consideration the situation ...

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Equatorial Guinean First Lady patronizes Ghana’s Education

In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA), Mrs. Nana Fosu Randall, founder, VAM, and co-founder of John William Montessori School, said the children would have a one-month intensive foundation course in basic computing and English language usage. Mrs. Randall said it is a pilot project that aims at giving the African child quality education, to shore up quality ...

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State School for the Deaf re-named Seth Tetteh Ocloo School for the Deaf

The State School for the Deaf at Adjei Kojo, near Tema, was on Thursday re-named Dr Seth Tetteh Ocloo School for the Deaf, in honour of its founder. The school, which was established in 1966 by Dr Ocloo, is one of the special public schools in the country to educate students with hearing impairment. Dr Ocloo, who was born in 1932, lost his hearing ...

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See this if you want to become an agent of change

Do YOU want to be an agent of change? Here is quote from Dr Myles Munroe to inspire you. See more @ www.mylesmunroe.net

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Israel rejects US truce proposal for Gaza

The Israeli security cabinet has rejected US-initiated proposals for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip as 33 Paletinians were killed in the 18th day of Israel’s campaign against the Palestinian enclave.   Israel TV reported on Friday that the cabinet had rejected the proposal in its current form, mainly because it would mean Israel would cut short an ongoing effort ...

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Ghana’s Currency Slump Prompts Sharp Rise in Cocoa Smuggling

A steep drop in Ghana’s currency means neighbor Ivory Coast’s cocoa output is getting an unexpected bump. A 41% drop in the value of Ghana’s currency this year means that Ghanaian cocoa farmers can get 58% more in dollar terms for their cocoa beans in Ivory Coast, pan-African bank Ecobank reports in a note. The drop in the cedi, Ghana’s ...

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5 Lessons Business Leaders Can Learn From German Soccer

On Sunday 13 July 2014, Germany became the champion of the soccer world, winning the World Cup for the fourth time, defeating a rugged Argentina team with Lionel Messi as its star. Germany’s surge through the tournament — undefeated in seven games with only a tie with Ghana marring its record — wasn’t a fluke, nor was it lucky. It ...

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20 reasons girls should enjoy being single in their 20s

1. Be spontaneous. This may be one of the only times in your life when you can do whatever you want, when you want and not be restricted by someone else’s desires. 2. Travel. It’s one of the best ways to discover who you are; you’ll meet lifelong friends and make lifetime memories along the way. 3. Spend as much ...

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