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Southampton: Ghana's Asante Kotoko link up with English Premier League club

Ghana's Asante Kotoko links up with Southampton as one of the Premier League side's International Club Partners.
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Ghana president warns of health system overload as Covid cases soar

Ghana's Covid-19 infection rates are skyrocketing and include new strains of the virus not before seen in the country, filling treatment centres and threatening to overwhelm the health system, President Nana Akufo-Addo has said.
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Ghana in line to host cricket tournament at 2023 Africa Games

ICC give blessing to sport's expansion into multi-sport games, with Olympics also on agenda
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Equal access to capital and entrepreneurship is the final civil rights movement

Joseph Heller Contributor Joseph Heller is a small businesses expert and the CEO of Supplied, a wholesale platform for small businesses and brands that makes it easier for boutique owners to access high-quality, affordable items. Context is always important. In the grand scheme of things, I have privilege: I was born a male, in the most powerful country in the world, during the most prosperous time in history, to parents who both went to college, all in a middle...
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Ghana president Nana Akufo-Addo sworn in for a second term

President Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in for a second term after chaotic scenes in parliament.
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Ghana: Enforcement Of Foreign Arbitral Awards In Ghana - Legalstone Solicitors LLP

The recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards are of paramount importance for the success of arbitration in the international arena.
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Traveling to Ghana during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go

If you're planning a trip to Ghana, here's what you'll need to know and expect if you want to visit during the global coronavirus pandemic.
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The 4 biggest hurdles blocking the arrival of flying cars - and the top startups with the best shot of blowing past them

ZeroAvia is just one of many startups working to modernize air travel, building hydrogen-powered planes. ZeroAvia For an industry based entirely on the arrival of a new kind of aircraft, many technological and logistical hurdles must be cleared. Those include battery tech, business plans, and the role drones must play before flying cars can take off. The good news is that heaps of startups are working on these problems — and we've rounded up the best contenders to deliver the future of fli...
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Rich countries buying most of the world's vaccine supply has left the rest 'scrambling for supplies,' campaigners say

The CEO of the The New Jewish Home long-term care facility in New York receives the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine on December 21, 2020. BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP via Getty Images Wealthier countries like the US and the UK have cleaned out global supplies of coronavirus vaccines, leaving many nations without access to any doses at all. Rich countries have reserved more doses than their populations need, while lower-income countries are relying on a UN-backed acquisition program that may struggle to deli...
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Tune Into An Online Radio Station That Streams the Soothing Sounds of Forests from Around the World

Walk into a forest. Stand perfectly still. Close your eyes. What do you hear? The sounds of birds, the rustling leaves, yes, yes…. But what’s that? And that? The forest is full of sounds you can’t identify! Curious sounds, far-away sounds, soothing sounds, sounds that are not the churning anxious wheels inside your head when you try to relax…. Experiencing ourselves around trees has several demonstrable benefits, as the science of forest bathing has taught us. Many of these have to do with vi...
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Debt forgiveness will top the African agenda in 2021

After being praised for their handling of the pandemic, African countries must now confront the economic fallout – even as they grapple with existing political and security challenges The post Debt forgiveness will top the African agenda in 2021 appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Politics, France, China, Germany, Boko Haram, Nigeria, Africa, Debt, Economics, G20, Uganda, United States, Ethiopia, Mali, Chad, South Sudan

AA Gill on Britain's Brexit... and Trump's America

AA Gill died in 2016, shortly after Donald Trump was elected on a “Make Anerica Great Again” platform in the US, and just as “Brexit” began to reach crisis rhetoric in the UK. This was one of his last columns before he succumbed to cancer at age 62. Worth a read, and a reminder to water what you love.   We all know what “getting our country back” means. It’s snorting a line of that most pernicious and debilitating Little English drug, nostalgia. It was the woma...
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The Art of Movie Posters: View Online 40,000+ Movie Posters & Learn How They’re Made If you can’t judge a movie by its poster, it’s not for the poster designer’s lack of trying. Nearly as venerable as cinema itself, the art of the movie poster has evolved to attract the attention and interest of generation after generation of filmgoers — and, safe to say, developed a few best practices along the way. Some examples go beyond effective advertisement to become icons in and of themselves: take for example, the poster for Quentin Ta...
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Civil servants are the foundation of any good democracy

Good governance is not just about politicians, as Ghana’s elections demonstrate The post Civil servants are the foundation of any good democracy appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Elections, Leadership, Democracy, Africa, Civil Service, Governance, Professional Development, Ghana, Openaccess, Accra, Ghana Health Service, Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Emerging Public Leaders, Ibrahim Index, Youth Leaders

Post-election violence mars otherwise calm poll

The Ghana Electoral Commission has declared the incumbent president, Nana Akufo-Addo, the winner of the 2020 elections The post Post-election violence mars otherwise calm poll appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Africa, Deaths, Violence, Ghana, Openaccess, John Mahama, Nana Akufo-Addo, Top Six, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Ghana Electoral Commission

Ghana election: Nana Akufo-Addo re-elected as president

Supporters of Nana Akufo-Addo are celebrating after he wins a second term in office.
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Ghana election: Fact-checking claims about voting day

We've looked at some misleading news that's been shared about Ghana's election.
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Corona trifft Frauen härter: noch mehr unbezahlte Arbeit zu Hause

Jüngere Untersuchungen der UN Women, einer Organisation der Vereinten Nationen, haben ergeben, dass Frauen aufgrund des Coronavirus jetzt noch mehr Zeit mit Kindererziehung und Hausarbeit verbringen. Daten aus 38 Ländern weltweit zeigen an, dass Frauen die Hauptlast für zusätzliche Kinderbetreuung und häusliche Pflichten tragen, die auf die Pandemie zurückzuführen sind. Bereits vor der Coronakrise leisteten Frauen international gesehen schon erheblich mehr unbezahlte Arbeit im Haushalt al...
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It’s time to fight Covid fatigue in Africa

There are signs that the continent’s population is relaxing risk-reducing measures (masks, physical distancing, washing hands), which could push 40-million people into extreme poverty The post It’s time to fight Covid fatigue in Africa appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Masks, Africa, Public Health, South Africa, Ghana, Openaccess, Pandemic, Coronavirus, COVID

Ghana's election: Six things you should know

More than 17 million Ghanaians were eligible to vote in Monday's poll to elect a new president and parliament.
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Elli Glevey obituary

My friend Elli Glevey, who has died aged 62 of cancer, was a passionate educator and philosopher dedicated to building links between the UK and Africa. Through his work at the Institute of Education, in London, Elli made a real impact in the field in the UK, but he was determined equally to make a contribution in his home country, Ghana.Born in Accra, shortly after Ghanaian independence, Elli was the son of Gabriel Gleveh, an official in Kwame Nkrumah’s government, and Gladys (nee Atta Nee Boleh...
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Ghana’s free and fair elections don’t mean its democratisation process is complete

The country needs to protect its democracy given that ashift to authoritarian rule is evident on the continent The post Ghana’s free and fair elections don’t mean its democratisation process is complete appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Elections, Democracy, Africa, Guinea, Ghana, Openaccess, Alassane Ouattara, John Mahama, National Democratic Congress, Alpha Conde, Jerry Rawlings, National Patriotic Party, Top Six, Côte D’Ivoire, Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang, Nana Akufo-Addo

Ghana's election: Six things you should know

More than 17 million Ghanaians are eligible to vote on Monday's poll to elect a new president and parliament.
Tags: News, Ghana

Columbus reach MLS final with New England win

Washington (AFP) – Columbus Crew made it to the Major League Soccer final on Sunday after Artur scored the decisive goal in a 1-0 home win over New England Revolution. The Crew, whose only MLS crown came in 2008, advanced to Saturday’s MLS Cup championship match thanks to Brazilian midfielder Artur’s strike in the 59th minute. The Ohio team will host the winner of Monday’s semi-final between the defending champion Seattle Sounders and visiting Minnesota United. “We’re not in this thing to get t...
Tags: Washington, Sport, Soccer, Mls, Ohio, Major League Soccer, Columbus, Ghana, Seattle Sounders, New England, Crew, Afp, Minnesota United, Caleb Porter, Jonathan Mensah, Artur

The 6-foot-6 Sebastian Fundora remains a tower of power in the ring

When you see Sebastian Fundora walk into the ring, you’re not sure to expect a knockout or a dunk. The tallest super-welterweight in anybody’s memory is ranked No. 7 in his division by the WBC. He’s not coming up the ladder. He is the ladder, as his second-round knockout showed Saturday night, the preliminary to Errol Spence’s welterweight defense against Danny Garcia. Before that, the 36-year-old Josesito Lopez, the Riverside Rocky, extended his comeback. He dealt a 12-round TKO to Francisco Sa...
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Remodelista Gift Guide 2020: 15 Surprises for the Eco-Minded Aesthete

For the zero-waster (and the wannabe) on your list, consider a present that’s both practical and inspiring. Here are 15 ideas from workshops devoted to using only natural, renewable materials (scraps included)—and to marrying utility with beauty. If you’re like us, you’ll shop this list for yourself, too. Better Bowl Covers Above: Award for prettiest palette. Lots of companies make beeswax-infused food wraps (for use instead of plastic) and we ourselves are true converts. Wax Atelier of Londo...
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20 entrepreneurial women share the 'aha moment' when they decided to go all-in with their small businesses

Founder and CEO Rahama Wright says she started her beauty business Shea Yeleen to challenge societal limitations and provide opportunities for African women. Rahama Wright Dreamers & Doers is a networking community of female entrepreneurs, creatives, and change-makers.  Many of its members decided to create their own companies after experiencing an "aha moment," or a time when they realized they wanted to fully pursue their passion projects or side hustles.  Whether it was a personal need ...
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Environment award for activist who stopped a new power station in Ghana

A climate activist has won a prestigious prize for leading the battle to block it being built in Ghana.
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Environment award for man who stopped new coal power plant in Ghana

A climate activist has won a prestigious prize for leading the battle to block it being built in Ghana.
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The Goldman environmental prize winners 2020 – in pictures

The Goldman environmental prize honours the achievements of grassroots activists in six continents, recognising their efforts to protect natural habitats and push for political change, often at great personal riskPlastic in paradise: Goldman prize winner’s fight to protect Bahamas Continue reading...
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