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Thursday Apr 17 | Ghanamma.com

Woman accuses Lagos DPO of rape

A 31-year-old cook, Idowu Akinwunmi, has narrated how the Divisional Police Officer in charge of Onikan Station, SP Adekunle Awe, allegedly raped, extorted and threatened her life.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Scarlet

Clark University Ph.D. student economist selected for prestigious Young African Scholars Program

Somasse's research is built on his insights about the problems faced by African countries during the development process - especially the role played by education.

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Related Topix: Clark University, Africa, Jordan, Worcester, MA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Jurist

New treaty allows children to complain about rights violations directly to the UN

The Protocol permits children or their representatives to submit formal complaints, upon which the CRD must review the allegations and decide whether to take action.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Session

Tunes of Bert Jamieson

There are several artists with the name of Rob. 1) Rob "Roy" Raindorf Rob "Roy" Raindorf is one of the most enigmatic artists to come out of Ghana.

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Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Anna.aero

Arik Air adds third route to Cotonou

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Related Topix: Africa

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Icann.org

Valuable Workshop in Benin on Domain Names, Trademarks and User Rights Protections

Our main role at ICANN is to coordinate and manage those unique identifiers that make the Domain Name System work.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Nigeriaworld

Unemployment in Nigeria: "Going thirsty in the abundance of water"...

True compassion is more than flinging a coin at a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring We must work to ensure the human dignity that comes with a life free from hunger and poverty ne consistent thing in an otherwise inconsistent Nigeria is inconsistency meaning that Nigeria, its government and people ... (more)

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Related Topix: Martin Luther King, Jr., Africa, World News

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Washington Times

N. Dakota Guard teams with 2 more African nations

North Dakota National Guard officials are overseas this week formalizing partnerships with two African nations through the Defense Department-sponsored State Partnership Program.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Thu Apr 03, 2014

ABC News

Congress Petitions FBI For More Active Role in Peace Corps Murder Investigation

Congressional leaders are calling on U.S. government officials to be more active in solving the case of Kate Puzey, the Peace Corps volunteer who was brutally murdered in the West African country of Benin five years ago.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, World News, Africa, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Johnny Isakson, Barbara Boxer, Democrat, Ted Poe, US House of Representatives

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Hispanic Business

Togo: WADB loans Benin 35 billion CFAF for road infrastructure

The first agreement is for a 17-km road work in Parakou to facilitate the movement of people and improvement in the environment and sanitation.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

Tue Apr 01, 2014

GhanaWeb

Maritime hub concept not exclusive - " GSA boss

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Shippers' Authority , Dr Kofi Mbiah, believes Ghana can easily become the central point where businesses in the maritime trade and transport sector in the sub-region can converge to do business.

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Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Vanguard

Serendipity a visual search for African ideology

After a successful hosting of its first exhibition of the year that featured 13 upcoming artists, Alexis gallery, one of the gallery committed to the promotion of African artists last week opened its doors for another group exhibition tagged Serendipity, an exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculptures.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

The China Post

W. African funk band lands post-communist comeback in Europe

They were huge in the early 1970s, playing alongside some of the greatest names in African music, then faded into obscurity after a communist revolution destroyed nightlife in their homeland.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Fri Mar 28, 2014

GhanaWeb

Yayi Boni counts on Ghana for power supply

President of Benin Yayi Boni is confident Ghana will continue supplying his country with energy despite power challenges in the West African country.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Thomas Yayi

Voice of America

Jazz Quartet Adds Bossa Nova to a Soft Benin Sound

Jomion and the Uklos play a song during their performance on Music Time in Africa for host Heather Maxwell of VOA's Africa 54. - Recent special guest performers on Music Time in Africa on VOA's Africa 54 were Jomion and the Uklos.

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