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Haile Gebrselassie: From Athletics To The Boardroom

Haile Gebrselassie is the most famous man in Ethiopia. The double Olympic gold medallist and five-time world champion over 10,000m had a glittering athletics career and is now a successful and busy entrepreneur. So when you manage to get an interview with him, you don’t want to be late. Imagine our dismay then as we arrived at the Alem Building, ...

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West Hills Mall: From the bare rubble of Dunkonah to magnificence

Sitting at the foot of the panoramic coastal hills of Aplaku and Bortianor, the West Hills Mall is Ghana’s newest and classiest shopping destination. It sprawls over 27,000 plus square metres, with accommodation for two massive stores, 60 line shops, a five-screen cinema and parking space for more than 1000 cars. A walk through West Hills Mall offers a delightful ...

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My other children, the orphan gorillas of Virunga

Park ranger Andre Bauma has been taking care of orphaned mountain gorillas at Virunga, Africa’s oldest national park, for the past seven years, and he says he loves them as if they were his own children. One gorilla, Ndakasi, is particularly close to Bauma. She sees him as her mother, and despite being a man – and a human to ...

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ACT NOW! Brown leaves fall, green leaves fall too – Nana Awere Damoah

The youth. The youth of Africa. The youth of this world. Are we harnessing the potential of the youth enough? Are the young ones… giving off their best to the continent, the nation, the universe that is giving us so much? Why do we think we can only contribute something after age forty? Are we not causing wealth loss to ...

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Ghanaians advised to participate in national referendum

A member of the Constitution Review Implementation Committee (CRIC) and a Legislative Drafting Consultant, Mrs Estelle Appiah, has advised Ghanaians to actively participate in the upcoming national referendum. The referendum, which will be organised jointly with the district and metropolitan assemblies, follows a recommendation by the CRIC. Mrs Appiah was speaking at the Central Regional stakeholders briefing of the work ...

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