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Ghana’s once golden economy plunges to ‘ground zero’

| August 9, 2014
Ghana’s once golden economy plunges to ‘ground zero’

(GIN)–Expectations of a windfall from the discovery of oil have been dashed by a weakening cedi, with ordinary citizens feeling the pinch. “Prices of ingredients in the market have been changing almost every month,” Anastancia Bokpe, who runs a restaurant in the east Legon suburb of the capital, complained to Reuters. “We are already in […]

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White American fights to save ‘African Heritage’ house from demolition

| August 9, 2014
White American fights to save ‘African Heritage’ house from demolition

(GIN)–A petition drive, organized by a white American settler in Kenya, is underway to preserve a grand multi-leveled red mud building of mixed African influences overlooking Nairobi National Park. The “African Heritage House,” home to Colorado-native Alan Donovan, lies in the path of a future railway. Donovan, who lives in and runs a bed and […]

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Spotlight on the Frost Media App!

| August 8, 2014
Spotlight on the Frost Media App!

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? This week’s spotlight is a little different because instead of spotlighting a person or a group of people, I’m shining the light on a product that can benefit all of you. That’s right, I said it! And, I’m proud to say it again—can benefit all of You, in the […]

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No mercy: Police put banned chokehold on pregnant woman

| August 8, 2014
No mercy: Police put banned chokehold on pregnant woman

Woman choked over barbecuing onsidewalk By Jeremy Pasker Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News NEW YORK—The black community is in an uproar after a video surfaced showing a seven-months pregnant woman being held in an apparent chokehold by an NYPD officer. The Police Department said her family was grilling on the […]

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Providence MBC to host Men and Women’s Day

| August 7, 2014
Providence MBC to host Men and Women’s Day

FORT WAYNE—Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 231 Holton Ave., where the Rev. Mckissack Richmond III, is pastor, is scheduled to celebrate their 5th Men and Women’s Day at  11 a.m., Sunday Aug. 10. The scheduled guest speakers are Elder Dee McKinley of New Joshua and Brother John L. Ellis of Providence MBC. The public is invited. […]

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Jerusalem Baptist to hold Women’s Day celebration

| August 7, 2014
Jerusalem Baptist to hold Women’s Day celebration

FORT WAYNE-Jerusalem  Baptist Church, 1151 Francis St., is scheduled to host their 54th Women’s Day Celebration on Aug. 24 with morning and evening programs. The theme for the celebration is  “Christian Women Doing A New Thing Through Fellowship,” taken from  1 John 1:1-7. The celebration is scheduled to begin at 10:45 a.m. Sunday morning service […]

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Scientist who discovered Ebola doesn’t see global threat

| August 7, 2014
Scientist who discovered Ebola doesn’t see global threat

(GIN)–The Belgian researcher who first identified the Ebola virus is playing down fears of a global pandemic. “I would sit next to an infected person on the train,” said Professor Peter Piot, whose credentials include the title of former Under Secretary-General of the United Nations, former head of UNAIDS, and now director of the London […]

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Rev Stewart Speaks!  Courage to the test!

| August 7, 2014
Rev Stewart Speaks!  Courage to the test!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Song writer Bishop Larry Trotter wrote the words: “It’s only a test you’re going through, it’s gonna be over real soon. Keep the faith; don’t give up, for it’s only a test!” The song entitled, “It’s Only A Test” has been the title of many sermons. The phrase is often […]

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Democrats’ ‘smart butt white boys syndrome’

| August 7, 2014
Democrats’ ‘smart butt white boys syndrome’

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In 1984, former UN Ambassador Andrew Young described the inner circle of Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondale as “smart a– white boys” who thought they knew everything.  Obviously, they didn’t because Mondale lost the general election by a large margin to Ronald Reagan. Knowing that in a president’s second-term, […]

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The GOP: Chaos is their goal

| August 7, 2014
The GOP: Chaos is their goal

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Three events occurred in the tight confines of Capitol Hill last week that underscore the Republican Party’s extraordinary institutional decline and its responsibility for the Congress’ fully deserving its “do-nothing” label. First, early in the week, all but seven Republicans in the GOP—controlled House of Representatives voted to give […]

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