Monthly Archives: August 2014

Problems facing Africa and the Black Race

One of the major setbacks to our  development on the continent is  excessive religious beliefs by our ancestors, leading to extreme spiritualism and superstition with massive prayers and libations that never solved the continent’s problems. This attitude heightened time wasting, neglecting technology application and scientific methodology in solving our problems as a race. This mannerism has permeated the new generation ...

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15 Notable ideas from the Festival of Ideas 2014

  The 8th edition of the annual Festival of Ideas came off recently on the theme: “Strategic Repositioning.”  The one-day gathering of influential business leaders and CEOs sought to generate ideas on the chosen theme to provide direction for leaders and organisations in the pursuit of their strategic plans.  Speakers on various topics on the conference theme were Dr Vikram ...

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12-Year Old Math Genuis To Represent Ghana At The International Junior Math Olympiad

Denzel Segbefia(extreme right)with Carolyn Asante-Dartey(middle) and Nii Aryee Aryeetey After an exhilarating national finals at the Ghana International School, a twelve year old student by name Denzel Segbefia from the North Ridge Lyceum emerged as winner of the 2014 MISE- Ghana Junior Math Olympiad competition. Denzel Segbefia put out an exceptional performance to become the first choice candidate to represent ...

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Ghana’s Saya Mobile acquired by Kirusa

Ghanaian owned mobile messaging company, Saya Mobile has been acquired by Kirusa, a leading Mobile Social Media and Value Added Service providers in the world. The deal announced Tuesday would see the New Jersey based company take over the technology, intellectual property, and workforce of Saya, which will now be working on Kirusa’s mobile application. The fine financial details of ...

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2014 WASSCE results out

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released the provisional results of candidates who wrote the May/June 2014 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Out of the 242,162 candidates who wrote the examination, 68,062 of them, representing 28.11 per cent, made grades A1 to C6 in at least six subjects, including English Language and Mathematics (Core), and are, therefore, ...

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Manasseh’s Folder: John Mahama and the python eaters of SADAland

Source:modernghana.com The author, Manasseh, received Young Achiever’s award from President Mahama in 2012 The faces in a hall at Christ the King Parish were happy ones. It was a Sunday afternoon. The worshipers had left but another group of people troubled by a common background of poverty had gathered in one of the halls at the parish. They were members ...

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Manasseh’s Folder: Tears of a Police officer’s widow

Source: myjoyonline.com Date: 01-10-2013 Time: 01:10:07:am The room is stuffy. It is only a little more spacious than a lotto kiosk. It is like a cubicle in a students’ hostel. But here, it is supposed to house a family: husband, wife and children. And sometimes long distant relatives. This is the Accra Central Police Barracks. But the deplorable nature of the barracks and ...

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Manasseh`s Folder: Being an Investigative Journalist in the Republic of Gyeedaland

Source: Myjoyonline.com Investigative journalism is difficult. It often requires extra hard work. Self denial. And sacrifice. It is expensive. It requires time. In fact, it is like exorcising witchcraft. If you do not have time and patience, don’t start it. Investigative journalism also needs courage. It needs extra-ordinary courage. The courage to dispel the fear and possibility of being hurt. And ...

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I don’t hire blacks

‘My customers are white. I don’t think they want their coffee made by black people’: Shocking moment a Sydney cafe owner refuses to hire a black barista, sparking a walkout by staff and customers Nilson Dos Santos applied for a job at Forbes and Burton cafe, Sydney on Gumtree Cafe owner ‘Steven’ didn’t ask him a single question, instead he ...

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20 THINGS WINNING ATTITUDE PEOPLE DON’T DO

1. Dwelling On The Past  2. Remaining In Their Comfort Zone   3. Not Listening To The Opinions Of Others   4. Avoiding Change   5. Keeping A Closed Mind   6. Letting Others Make Decisions For Them   7. Getting Jealous Over The Successes Of Others   8. Thinking About The High Possibility Of Failure   9. Feeling Sorry ...

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