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GOOGLE CELEBRATES GHANAIAN WOMAN FOR PIONEERING MICRO-LENDING

A micro-lending pioneer, Esther Afua Ocloo, is being celebrated by Google on her 98th birthday. She launched her entrepreneurial career as a teenager in the 1930’s on less than a dollar. She quickly became one of Ghana’s leading entrepreneurs and was an inspiration around the world. Known as “Auntie Ocloo”, Esther dedicated her life to helping others like her succeed. ...

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TOURIST SITES IN THE EASTERN REGION

The Eastern Region of Ghana is a rich blend of dramatic landscapes, historic relics and traditional cultures. The ancient blends with the 20th century in this region so close to but such a contrast with Accra. The region is dominated by Lake Volta, one of the world’s largest man-made lakes, and the Akosombo Dam, source of much of Ghana’s hydroelectric ...

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THE ADMINISTRATIVE HIERARCHY OF THE ASANTE KINGDOM

As the Asante Kingdom grew powerful, it started with the unity plan , the objective of the founding fathers of the union . The unity idea was crowned with the descent of the Golden Stool which all of them vowed to protect and defend it . The chief of Kumase state on whose laps the Golden Stool descended thus became ...

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NANA ADDO TURNS 73 TODAY.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo turns 73-years-old today March 29, 2017 He previously served as Attorney General from 2001 to 2003 and as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007 whiles a lawmaker representing Abuakwa South Constituency in the Eastern region. Akufo-Addo is a veteran when it comes to Ghanaian politics taking into account the fact he first ran ...

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Ghana-born medical student achieves milestone at top US university

A lot of Ghanaians are sharing on social media the news that Ghana-born medical student Nancy Abu-Bonsrah is to become the first black woman to be trained as a neurosurgeon at the prestigious Johns Hopkins medical school in the US. She was awarded the accolade at the end of last week when medical students found out in the matching process ...

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Science-loving teens from Ghana and D.C. geek out together

It was a meeting of nerds and sharks. The self-described “biotech nerds” and “robotic nerds” were seven high school students from Washington, D.C. The eight teens who call themselves “sharks” and flew in from Ghana. “The shark is a big fish so it means you’re big. Knowledgeable,” explains Stephanie Obbo of Ghana, an aspiring medical doctor. Together, the 15 high ...

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Ghanaian writer Yaa Gyasi bags $1 million for debut novel

Ghanaian-American novelist Yaa Gyasi is poised to make a huge splash in the literary world with her debut historical fiction novel Homegoing which has already earned her a $1-million advance from the Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The novel was inspired by a trip to Ghana in 2009, her first since leaving the country as an infant. According to the Daily ...

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Two Neurosurgeons Making Ghana Proud in 2017

3G Media celebrates two US based Neurosurgeons who have made Ghana proud in 2017. Nancy and David, We say; “Ayekoo”, Well Done. Nancy Abu-Bonsrah has become the first black woman to be trained as a Neurosurgeon at top US university, Johns Hopkins Medical School. According to http://baltimore.cbslocal.com, she moved to the US from the Ghana at the age of 15, ...

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IF YOU DIDN’T PLAY ANY OF THESE, YOU ARE AN Z-GENERATION BABY

The ‘rich kid’ life was one that the not so ‘rich kid’ watched and wished for. The piano lessons, ballet dance classes and swimming lessons was one every child would have enjoyed. However, the not so rich kids were not devoid of immense entertainment when it came to enjoying their childhood games. While the ‘rich kids’ were having fun with their ...

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LIST OF AKUFO ADDO’S DEPUTY MINISTERS AND FOUR NEW MINISTERS

Accordingly, the president has forwarded 54 names to parliament for vetting and approval for the various ministries. The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, named 54 persons to serve as ministers of state at the presidency and deputy ministers of state in his government. This will bring to 110, the number of appointees who will be serving in Nana Addo’s administration, one of ...

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