Monthly Archives: December 2016

Webster University holds lecture in Ghana

The Ghana Campus of the Webster University has held a public lecture in Accra in relation to the role of the media in Africa. The lecture which was on the theme “Africa in the Eyes of the World and the Role of the Media” was aimed at recognizing the emergence of the new Africa. It also explored the huge opportunity ...

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Gambia elections: President-elect Adama Barrow’s life story

Adama Barrow, a successful property developer who has never held public office, has defied the odds to score a shock victory in The Gambia’s elections. His victory in the small West African nation’s presidential poll is arguably an even bigger shock than that of fellow property mogul in the US, Donald Trump. Mr Barrow’s opponent Yahya Jammeh, had ruled the ...

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3 Ways Towards Finding Out How to Get Real Self-Help

What is Self-Help? Self-help seems to have become a Mecca for anyone, regardless of background or credibility, trying to make easy money. Today, when the currently unemployed put “life coach” as the occupation on their Facebook profile, it is hard to know what that vague term even means. Everyone needs some coaching from time to time, and the Internet is ...

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Ghana Pip South Africa To Win Bronze

The Black Queens of Ghana today won bronze at the ongoing African Women Nations Cup in Cameroun after pipping the Bayana Bayana of South Africa by a lone goal. A goal from Linda Eshun in the second half was all that the Black Queens needed to clinch the third spot position in the tournament after failing to reach the finals, ...

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Check Out This Weeks African Fashion Inspiration

This weeks style inspiration is not just driving by the fabulous instagrammers who are consistently innovating various styles with African inspired garments, but also rebirthing styles from the old that went under the radar as still are extremely fab. What you are seeing in this weeks compilation is a blend of styles that should be trending across various clothes despite ...

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Gambians celebrate after voting out ‘billion year’ leader

Gambian leader Yahya Jammeh, who once vowed to rule the tiny West African nation for “a billion years”, said he had accepted his shock election defeat on Friday, 22 years after seizing power in a coup. Voting on Thursday against Jammeh was a rare show of defiance against a leader who has ruled by decree and who rights groups say ...

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‘Conspiracy’ to stir up South China Sea trouble defeated – China

China’s success at turning around relations with the Philippines under its new president Rodrigo Duterte show the “conspiracies” of certain countries to stir up trouble in the South China Sea have been defeated, China’s foreign minister said on Saturday. In July, the Philippines won a case at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague challenging China’s sovereignty claims in ...

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6 signs you are moving too fast in your new relationship

Moving too fast in a new relationship is never the right thing to do. It’s important your new relationship moves at the right pace. Here are 6 signs you are moving too fast in your new relationship 1. MEET YOUR PARTNER’S PARENTS ONLY WEEKS INTO THE RELATIONSHIP It’s important you get to meet the parents of your partner but doing ...

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This is no way to treat a former first lady

In praise of Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings Whilst reflecting on the reasons why the American electoral college system rejected the former first lady, Hillary Clinton at the polls though she won the popular vote, I have been wondering whether it is just because people do not like former first ladies to succeed their husbands in the highest office of state ...

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We’re ready for Dec. 7 election – EC

The Electoral Commission (EC) has once again reaffirmed its readiness for the general elections on December 7, 2016, barely a day after the early voting exercise was fraught with challenges. The Commission says security at the polling stations on December 7, will be maximized, with provisions made for persons with disabilities to vote without impediments. The EC has also reiterated ...

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