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  • Libya oasis town offers rare 'Safe House' for migrants
    For migrants who escape torture and starvation at the hands of people traffickers, a Safe House in an oasis town offers a rare commodity in Libya: shelter and medical care. Bani Walid, on the edge of the desert 170 kilometres (110 miles) southeast of the capital Tripoli, is a transit point on the way to the coast and perilous boat journeys acr …
  • Anti-apartheid heroes slam Zuma as ANC elects new chief
    The African National Congress was lauded for its moral authority in the fight against apartheid in South Africa, but many veterans of that era are deeply disillusioned by the party’s actions today. As delegates prepare to elect a new leader to succeed Jacob Zuma, the ANC faces falling public support, a reputation for corruption and the threat of …
  • War crimes judges to award child soldiers compensation
    International war crimes judges will hand down on Friday landmark reparations to former child soldiers conscripted into a Congolese militia about 15 years ago, who were left brutalised and stigmatised by their horrific experiences. Warlord Thomas Lubanga, 56, was found guilty in 2012 at the International Criminal Court (ICC) of abducting boys an …
  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa set to strengthen grip at party meeting
    Zimbabwe’s new president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, is expected to use a conference of the ruling ZANU-PF party on Friday to consolidate his grip on power after Robert Mugabe’s shock ouster last month. Mnangagwa took office after the military forced Mugabe to resign, ending a 37-year reign marked by brutal repression and economic collapse. The new …
  • NDC Gets New Mobile App To Engage Its Members
    The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is set to roll out a new mobile app on Thursday, December 21 in a bid to boost the party 39;s engagements with members. A press statement issued by NDC Director of Research, Dr William Ahadzie on Thursday, December 14 said details of the app will be announced at a ceremony to unveil on De …
  • Your Profitable Personal Brand Blueprint: You Have A Business Plan; Now You Need A Personal Brand Plan For 2018!
    Most businesses do not commence these days without a business plan. You 39;ve heard the old adage if you don 39;t plan, you plan to fail . Grant it, there may be some entrepreneurs who started their business without a formal plan. However, if you study them carefully, you will find many of the strategic planning principles were in plac …
  • Private Universities Financially Handicapped
    President of the Christian Service University College in Kumasi says private tertiary institutions still face threatening financial challenges, despite recent tax rebate announced by the government. Professor Sam Afrane notes the cost of accreditation and affiliation processes, in particular, are disincentives to the growth of private uni …
  • Don't Policitise Investigations Against EC Chair And 2 Deputies
    Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid has rebuffed claims by some members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), the government is plotting the removal of Chairperson of the Electoral Commission, Mrs. Charlotte Osei, from office. Speaking on Joy FM, Thursday, December 14, 2017, Mr. Hamid described attempts at politicising th …
  • McDan CEO Now A Unity Chief In Tamale
    Chief Executive Officer of McDan Shipping, Daniel Makorley, has been enskinned as Unity Chief in Tamale in the Northern Region. The honour was bestowed on him by the Chief of Tamale, Dakpema Naa Dawuni Alhassan at his Palace. http://cdn.modernghana.com/images/content/1214201773604 53.jpg http://cdn.modernghana. …
  • New Ningo School Children Receive Brand New Bus From First Lady
    The Rebecca Foundation has donated a 66-seater bus to the New Ningo community in the Ningo-Prampram district in the Greater Accra Region to facilitate the transportation of schoolchildren in the area. Schoolchildren, especially senior high students, often travel about three to four miles to Prampram to attend the only senior high school i …
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