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Kwaku Agyemang (right) receiving his award from Michael Schofel
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Ghanaian Adventist wins Global Student Entrepreneur Award in New Jersey

Rutgers University senior and a Ghanaian Adventist in New Jersey,Kwaku Agyemang was awarded first place for his entrepreneurship with a business he co-owns: BrownMill Company (, a Piscataway-based fashion company on a mission to reduce the amount of textile waste that ends up in landfills. Agyemang received a $1,500 cash […]

At the signing ceremony
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Adventist University Offer Over $60m Of Scholarship For Ghanaian Students.

An Adventist Institution in Michigan – USA, Andrews University, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Ghana to grant partial scholarship to Ghanaian students and professionals, both home and abroad. In his address to the executive leadership of the university, Dr. Adjei-Barwuah, Ghana’s Ambassador to the USA who was […]

Emmanuel Akrong, his wife Elizabeth and their son Emmanuel Jr
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Ghanaian woman and 5 year old son drown in a pool in Canada

“My son is dying,” Elizabeth Solomon uttered the chilling words in a phone call and then hung up. Minutes later, her husband discovered her body and that of her 5-year-old son Emmanuel Akrong in their backyard pool in Brampton. “I tried to help my son,” a distraught Emmanuel Akrong Sr. […]

Police Officer Fred Attakora in critical condition
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2 Ghanaians shot in Philly; 1 dead, one in critical condition

  One Ghanaian is dead and another Ghanaian, off-duty Philadelphia police officer is in the hospital after both were shot by stray bullets while attending a 4th of July neighborhood barbecue. The two Ghanaians were hit around 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 7000 block of Buist Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia. […]

Jenas Nyarko was killed on June 24, 2018
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How a 31 year old Ghanaian was killed in Toronto

They were just sitting in the car talking about “life and death” when a loud pop went off. “It sounded like a fire cracker,” recalled Mary Acheampomaa. “I said, ‘What the hell was that?’” There was silence in the car. Then, from the backseat, came a voice. “I’m hurt.” Jenas […]

Jenas Nyarko was shot dead at a funeral
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31 year old Ghanaian shot dead at a funeral in Toronto

A 31-year-old Ghanaian woman living in Toronto, Canada has been shot dead at a funeral ceremony in her community close to the Replin Avenue, can authoritatively report. She was pronounced dead after being rushed to the Toronto trauma centre after the shooting a close family source revealed to […]

Akufo Addo with the US Ambassador Robert Jackson
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US to sanction Ghana if gov’t refuses to sanction the deportation of Ghanaians

Ghana could be slapped with “visa restrictions” by the US government if it fails to comply with international obligations “regarding issuance of travel documents.” According to the US government, the West African nation has not been proactive in issuing travel documents to Ghanaians awaiting deportation in the USA hence the […]

Kingsley Sarfo
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A Ghanaian footballer jailed 32 months in Sweden

A Swedish court has sentenced a Ghana international to 32 months in prison after Kingsley Sarfo was found guilty of two cases of rape of an under-aged girl. The Malmo District Court says the 23-year old Sarfo, a midfielder with top Swedish club Malmo FF, had sexual intercourse with a […]

NYC Transit suspended lines to remove her body
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African electrocuted after jumping onto subway tracks in New York

  A teenage girl died Tuesday after she jumped into the railbed of a Bronx subway to retrieve something, but touched the third rail and was electrocuted, officials said. Adama Laura Jenneh, 17, a straight-A student at Martin Luther King High School in Manhattan, lost her footing as she went […]

Dr Agyei Bawuah and President Trump
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Ghana’s Ambassador to the US to sanction deportation of Ghanaians

Ghana’s Ambassador to the U.S. has been caught in a cat and mouse game, with the US authorities piling pressure on him to sanction the deportation of thousands of Ghanaians. Dr Agyei Bawuah has described as unfair, pressure on him to give his approval for hundreds of Ghanaians to be […]