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  1. Ministry of Youth & Sports advise Ghanaians fansRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Ministry of Youth and Sports has received a correspondence from the Ghana Embassy in Equatorial Guinea on their findings on accommodation, transportation and possible feeding costs for the Ghanaian officials and supporters who will be travelling to Equatorial Guinea for the African Cup of Nations from 17th January to February, 2015. Following the letter from our mission in Equatorial Guinea on their findings, the Ministry wishes to inform prospective Football officials and fans as follows: that according to the group arrangements, Ghana would be based at Mongomo which is located on the mainland and shares border with Gabon, that there are three major hotels in Mongomo i.e. Hotel Mongomo, Hotel Akoakam and Hotel Ovono Nfa.

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  2. Dispatch: Bahrain Old And NewRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

    Dispatch columnist Holly Bennett reflects on her time in Bahrain, which she visited to cover the highly-anticipated Challenge Bahrain triathlon. I've been home from Challenge Bahrain and the Middle East for nearly two weeks now, but-as often happens when I travel-images and memories of my time there make ongoing appearances in my dreams.

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  3. 3 Airlines sued for disregarding Disability LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Society of the Physically Disabled has filed a motion on notice, praying the Human Rights Division of the High Court to restrain three local airlines from discriminating against persons with disabilities by way of refusing to sell flight tickets to them. It is also seeking an interlocutory injunction against the respondents not to deny such persons who desire to travel on their aircraft services, pending the determination of a substantive suit.

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  4. Govt's online services go liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ghanamma.com

    The Government Online Services Project "e-Services and e-Payment" portals has officially gone live with effect from yesterday. The project forms part of the e-Government initiatives under the e-Ghana project and it's being implemented by the National Information Technology Agency to support operations of government services online.

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  5. Church in Spain accused of blotting out Islamic past of famed Cordoba mosque-cathedralRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A regional government in southern Spain has filed a complaint with Roman Catholic Church authorities over what it believes are church moves in recent years to blot out the Islamic past of Cordoba's ancient mosque-cathedral, one of the country's leading tourist attractions. The Andalusia region's tourism department said Monday the practice by church authorities who own the complex of calling it simply "The Cordoba Cathedral" on its website and on pamphlets and tickets could hurt tourism and confuse the 1 million-plus tourists who annually visit the "mezquita" , as it is known popularly.

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  6. Hershey-Funded Operation Now Producing Life-Saving Therapeutic FoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    The Hershey Company , in partnership with Project Peanut Butter , today announced that the project's newest manufacturing facility - located in Kumasi, Ghana -- is now beginning full operation. The new plant will produce Project Peanut Butter's peanut-based Ready to Use Therapeutic Foods endorsed by leading NGOs1 as the world's most effective treatment for severe childhood malnutrition.

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  7. Winter weather inspires a gift of tulips and windmillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Examiner.com

    For loved ones on your list who fail to thrive under our cold, gray skies, you can think beyond fleece tops, mittens, electric throws, and cut flowers that die in a week. Think of tulips and windmills, bikes and canals, homemade cheese and warm, spring breezes.

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  8. After Oil Spill in Bangladesh's Unique Mangrove Forest, Fears About Rare AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | National Geographic

    More than 90,000 gallons of oil have spilled into the rivers and creeks of the Sundarbans region, threatening tigers, dolphins. On December 12, three days after a cargo vessel collided with a tanker, oil coats mangrove trees in the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh.

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  9. It's tough to be Ghanaian - NduomRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Ghanamma.com

    Dr. Nduom recounted that in the early 70s it was a delight and a source of pride for people to be called Ghanaians when they found themselves outside the shores of the country. "When I travelled to America first, it was indeed a delight the moment I mentioned I was from Ghana.

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  10. It's tough to be Ghanaian - " NduomRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | GhanaWeb

    Dr. Nduom recounted that in the early 70s it was a delight and a source of pride for people to be called Ghanaians when they found themselves outside the shores of the country. "When I travelled to America first, it was indeed a delight the moment I mentioned I was from Ghana.

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  11. Spain church criticized over Cordoba monument nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Daily Star

    MADRID: A regional government in southern Spain has filed a complaint with Roman Catholic Church authorities over what it believes are church moves in recent years to blot out the Islamic past of Cordoba's ancient mosque-cathedral, one of the country's leading tourist attractions. The Andalusia region's Tourism Department said Monday the practice by church authorities who own the complex of calling it simply "The Cordoba Cathedral" on its website and on pamphlets and tickets could hurt tourism and confuse the 1 million-plus tourists who annually visit the "mezquita" [mosque], as it is known popularly.

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  12. Lasting moments at Mombasa's South CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Daily Monitor

    Waking up to an email invitation for a weeklong tour of some of Kenya's most inviting places was a dream come true for Edgar R. Batte who toured the beaches of Mombasa. There are times in this trade when you feel the need to blow off some steam.

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  13. Yevu clothingRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | The Age

    When Anna Robertson was an aid worker in Ghana, "yevu" was a word she heard daily on the lively, chaotic streets of Accra in West Africa. "Yevu was the name given to foreigners during colonial times in Ghana," says Robertson.

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  14. CHRAJ saga: 'Ghana needs a new Anti-Corruption agency' - SKB AsanteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Ghanamma.com

    The Paramount Chief of Asante Asokore, Prof. S.K.B Asante is calling for the establishment of a new and "independent" body to investigate cases of corruption in the country.

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  15. Lauryn Hill arrives today for Afro-Beats 2014Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | GhanaWeb

    Ms Lauryn Hill, popular American songstress and former member of the hip-hop group, 'The Fugees', will arrive in Ghana today Friday, December 12, for the 2014 edition of 'The Big Weekend Afro-Beats Festival' scheduled for December 12, 13 and 14 at the Independence Square in Accra. Ms Hill is headline artiste for the three-day music festival which has on its performance bill the likes of Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Efya, Okyeame Kwame, Mzvee, Joey B, Chase, Lil Shaker, Jay-So, Kumasi Kojo-Cue, Treasure, AI, Dex Kwasi and several others.

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  16. Practising historical climatology in West Africa: a climatic periodisation 1750-1800Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | CiteULike

    This paper presents the first interdecadal and interannual periodisation of the climate in West Africa between 1750 and 1800. The climatic synthesis is founded on previously unexploited British documents written at Cape Coast Castle, Cape Coast, Ghana and travel journals, which are combined with previous research on the Sahel.

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  17. Zoobashop celebrates one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Ghanamma.com

    The wholly-owned Ghanaian retail store was launched in December 2013 with the pledge to provide shoppers an awesome online shopping experience. Speaking to press men in an interview at the Awesome HQ, the company's La-based headquarters, Albert Biga CEO of Zoobashop.com said, "It has been an awesome year.

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  18. Sandra's TearsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Newsday

    THE LONG journey home for Ghanaian Seidu Abdulai, 32, deported from Trinidad last Sunday, is a story of deep pain not only for the hapless man, but also for the wife he left behind in Belmont. Up to last night, Abdulai had not as yet reached his village miles and miles away from the international airport and into the vast Ghana hinterland where a special flight from Piarco International Airport deposited him penniless along with ten of his compatriots last Sunday.

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  19. Zoobashop.com Ghana's Premier Online retail celebrates one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Ghanamma.com

    The wholly Ghanaian owned retail store was launched in December 2013 with the pledge to provide shoppers an awesome online shopping experience. Speaking to journalists in an interview at the company's headquarters at La, CEO of Zoobashop.com, Albert Biga said, even though it has been a very tough year, the company has not succumbed to the challenges but rather soared.

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  20. Posh Ghanian Purse Collections - The AAKS Bag Line is Communally...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Trend Hunter Magazine

    The AAKS bag line is communally handwoven by a group of women in Bolgatanga, Ghana. Founder Akosua Afriyie-Kumi discovered a need for the purses while traveling to London for her studies in art and design.

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