News: A $1.6 Billion Nightmare As Investors Can’t Get Their Savings Out in Ghanaian Banks

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Up to 70,000 people could be facing financial ruin after a massive government “cleanup” of Ghana’s banking system that reduced the number of lenders by a third, closed 23 savings-and-loans and triggered a run on banks which couldn’t sell their holdings fast enough to meet demand. An estimated $1.6 billion has been wiped out. That’s more than 33 percent of […]

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Africa: Famous Comedian And TV Show Host Steve Harvey and Family Tour Ghana, Visited The Cape Coast & Elmina Castles

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The Year of Return, an initiative aimed at marking 400 years since the first black slaves landed in Jamestown Virginia is yielding good results. Already, the initiative that urges Africans in the diaspora to come back home, has seen an array of celebrities make their way into Ghana to explore, learn and appreciate their roots. African American comedian, actor and […]

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Tourism: We need more ‘eco’ in ecotourism

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TRAVEL. The guilt-free pleasures of wandering and exploring. The sound of crashing waves. The picture of a glorious fiery sunset. The sand sinking beneath your toes. The sea of clouds and fresh mist coming from a mountain top. The mix of scents and tastes of both exotic and native cuisines. The sight of intricate architecture and indigenous art. Traveling is […]

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News: How American Companies can understand the African Market as African immigrants generates over $40billion annually

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Bringing Africa Into the Fold We talk about the United Kingdom. We talk about Canada. We talk about Singapore, Sweden, Australia, and Germany. In fact, when it comes to international expansion, there’s a buzz in just about every corner of the globe, but we rarely discuss the exciting progress taking place in several countries that make up the African continent. […]

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News: Reagan’s Racist Conversation With Nixon: ‘Those Monkeys —They’re Still Uncomfortable Wearing Shoes’

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Presidential racism has been almost constantly in the headlines this month. A newly emerged recorded phone conversation between current and future presidents almost 50 years ago is a reminder that racist beliefs held by highest-ranking elected officials were once considered private. In October 1971, the United Nations voted to recognize the People’s Republic of China. Reagan, then the governor of […]

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Africa: NCAA Audit certifies operational aircraft in Air Peace fleet airworthy

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The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA audit of Air Peace Airline Limited has revealed that all the operational aircraft on the fleet of Air Peace Limited are airworthy. The NCAA in a statement signed by the general manager public relations, Mr Sam Adurogboye, stated that the NCAA has just completed a thorough technical audit of the airline and its fleet […]

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News: Study of 2.7m companies shows why Older People are more successful in starting thriving Businesses than younger People

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If you’re in your 30s or 40s (or even 50s) and you believe conventional wisdom, you might think the entrepreneurial train has passed you by and it’s too late to start your own business. Wrong: A recent study conducted by the Census Bureau and two MIT professors found the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be middle-aged–even in the tech sector. […]

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Tourism: How Africa’s Only Bahá’í Temple Arrived in Uganda

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The Bahá’í Mother Temple of Africa, also known as the Mashriqu’l-Adhkar, is the only Bahá’í temple on the continent and one of only nine around the world. The temple on the hill is located about three kilometres (two miles) from Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. As there are large numbers of followers in neighbouring countries, including Chad and Kenya, […]

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Tourism: Ancient city of Babylon heads list of new Unesco world heritage sites

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The ancient city of Babylon and an Icelandic national park replete with glaciers, ice caves and volcanoes are among the sites that have been added to Unesco’s world heritage list. More than 1,000 sites around the world – some cultural, some natural, some both – are protected by listing. Landmarks or areas are chosen for their value to humanity. On […]

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#AccraWeizo: West African Tourism, Travel Stakeholders identify obstacles to Seamless movement in sub-region

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West African tourism and travel stakeholders have highlighted obstacles inhibiting the free movement of goods and people in the sub region which is contrary to the objective of the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS). One of the most valuable objectives of ECOWAS which was formed in 1975 was creating a united space for cooperation and development among West […]

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