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5 African Designers to Look Out For

African fashion has progressed by leaps and bounds in recent years. African fashion designers have now entered the international scene making big names for themselves. They are getting recognized for their talents and bringing in new fashion statements. For instance, some of them are adept at infusing Western and African culture together with their work, something that is adored by many. The Top 5 African Designers Making the Right Statement It doesn’t matter whether you like casinos or now, as this Sportpesa review would tell you, there is a lot…

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Ghana Blackstars Michael Essien explains their world cup’s poor showing

Ghana Blackstars in Training

Ghana International Michael Essien has issued a statement surrounding his alleged misconduct during the World Cup.

This comes after coach Kwesi Appiah stated in a press conference that the legendary player refused to warm up ahead of their Portugal game, something the former Chelsea players has approached in a diplomatic manner.

This was explained as below by Michael Essien as the debate rages on in Ghana among football stakeholders.

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ICSFS Wins “Best Core Banking Systems Technology Provider, Africa” Award

World FinanceLONDON, United-Kingdom, February 18, 2014/ — ICS Financial Systems Ltd. – ICSFS (http://www.icsfs.com), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, is pleased to announce that it has won

Best Core Banking Systems Technology Provider” in Africa for its ICS BANKS® solution at the
prestigious World Finance Technology Awards that was organized by World Finance magazine 

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Why it is time to rebrand Ghana’s fugu

Dr Kwame Nkrumaha Dr. Kwame Nkrumah and five of his comrades in the struggle for Ghana’s independence, Komla Gbedemah, Kojo Botsio, Archie Casely-Hayford, Krobo Edusei, and N.A. Wellbeck, all appeared in splendid smocks at the Old Polo grounds on 6 March1957, to declare Ghana’s independence from British colonial rule.

The picture of Dr. Nkrumah and his five comrades standing on a podium in splendid Northern Ghanaian smocks, while Nkrumah made his historic independence speech, remains one of the most famous pictures in Africa’s political history and in our national and continental archives.

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Ghana Black Stars set for CHAN opener with Congo

Ghana Black Stars
Maxwell Konadu says he is pleased with Ghana’s preparations ahead of the start of the African Nations Championship in South Africa.

Ghana will kick off in Group C against Congo on Monday in the tournament reserved for only home-based players of member nations.

Konadu is confident his side will up for the challenge as the home-based national team make their third-straight appearance at the finals.

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Ghana to send peacekeepers to South Sudan

Map Of South SudanGhana will be contributing troops for peacekeeping operations in South Sudan, Miss Hannah Tetteh, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has said.

Miss Tetteh, who spoke at a public forum in Accra dubbed “Advancing the better Ghana agenda: Prospects for 2014” as part of activities marking the first anniversary of President John Dramani Mahama’s government, said Ghana was committed to the maintenance of peace in Africa.

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Sudanese Refs to officiate Malawi-Ghana tie in Lilongwe

Asamoah Prince from Accra44-year old Sudanese referee Khalid Abdel Rahman has been named as the centre man for the 2013 AFCON 2nd leg final qualifying match between the Flames of Malawi and the Black Stars of Ghana scheduled for the Civo Stadium, Lilongwe on Saturday, October 13, footy-Ghana.com can confirm.

The experienced Sudanese centre man who has been an international referee since 2001, has handled 2 games involving the Black Stars in his 40 international matches he has officiated so far.

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Until the lions can tell their stories, tales of hunting will always glorify the hunter

African Expectations by Mafoya Dossoumon

Book Review

By: Jennifer Fierberg, MSW

If you are looking for fresh new ideas from an emerging energetic leader look no further than African Expectations by Mafoya Dossoumon.

Mr. Dossoumon describes his book, “African Expectations” as a collection of essays about how political, economic, and socio-cultural issues hinder Africa’s development and how the most important factor for this failure is the lack of good leadership. The book offers tentative solutions to some of the most pressing issues of our times based on the author’s worldview and life experiences.

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President John Atta Mills of Ghana has died at age 68

Ghana’s President John Atta Mills, who was most recently treated in the U.S. for an unspecified condition, has reportedly passed away. His replacement will be sworn in Tonight., Questions about the President’s health had been swirling for almost a year. Regarding his frequent visits to U.S. hospitals – 3 this year alone – President Mills replied: ‘’I am going for a medical checkup. I go there to ensure everything is okay. I am going to see my doctors for some examination then I will come back and continue my work…

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