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Abe Ankumah, Nyansa co-founder, is photographed at his headquarters in Palo Alto, California, on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Nyansa is a network analytics software company. (Gary Reyes/ Bay Area News Group)
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From Ghana to Silicon Valley: One entrepreneur’s journey

Nyansa co-founder talks about success, fundraising and being an immigrant entrepreneur As he was growing up in Ghana without access to a computer — much less other high-tech gadgets — it wasn’t obvious that Abe Ankumah would go on to found a fast-growing Silicon Valley tech company. But  fast forward a few […]

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London through Ghanaian eyes – Elizabeth Ohene

In our series of letters from African writers, Ghanaian journalist and former government minister Elizabeth Ohene reflects on how London has changed and how it compares to Accra. On a short visit to London, I have been looking at the city with a fresh eye. For 19 years, the UK […]

Nii Amar Amarfio
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Ghanaian student in the US found dead in his room

Every mother’s dream is to see her son, daughter finish school, get a good paying job and start life, a life to change the world he lives in. For a mother whose son gained scholarship to pursue an MBA course in the Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management, her […]

ABK Multimedia launches Ako Radio in Chicago
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ABK Multimedia Launches Ako Radio in Chicago

Ghanaians and other Africans in the diaspora witnessed something they have been waiting for in a long time in Chicago yesterday. ABK Multimedia launched Ako radio in Chicago last night to give Ghanaians and other immigrants in the diaspora  a platform to be heard and to interact with each other. […]

Deportees from Libya
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80 Ghanaians deported from Libya

Over eighty Ghanaians who were illegally residing in Libya have been deported. The deportees arrived at the Kotoka International Airport Thursday night to go through immigration procedures. Many of deportees who looked weary claimed they were imprisoned for over 8 months by Libyan officials prior to their deportation. In April, […]

Thrivent Financial donating cheque to Asanteman
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Thrivent Financial donates $10,000.00 to Asanteman Assoc. of Chicago

Thrivent Financial donated $10,000.00 to the Asanteman Association of Chicago and Midwest when they met the Ghanaian Community in Chicago to introduce to them Affordable Life Insurance, Disability Insurance and other Investments that promote community improvement projects. Asanteman Association of Chicago  organized kente dance in 2015 to raise funds to […]

Solomon Nyantakyi in police grips
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Why Ghanaian footballer in Italy killed his mum and sister

Ghanaian footballer Solomon Nyantakyi shocked the footballing world after he killed his mum and sister in Italy. The 21 year old who plays for Parma is reported to be under the influence of drugs but former Chelsea striker Hernan Crespo, who once played for Parma and now vice president of […]

Solomon Nyantakyi has been arrested for killing his mother and 11 year old sister
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Ghanaian footballer kills mother and sister in Italy

Solomon Nyantakyi, 21, admitted to having murdered his 43-year-old mother Nfum Patience and his 11-year-old sister, Magdalene, after he was picked up by the Police trying to escape the crime. He disappeared immediately after the incident and was untraceable by phone moments after the double murder, the chief suspect said. […]

Robert Jackson, US Ambassador to Ghana
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Expect more Ghanaian deportees – US Ambassador

Robert Porter Jackson, the US Ambassador to Ghana, has said the US government will again embark on another mass deportation of Ghanaians who have overstayed their visas. Appearing before the parliamentary Select Committee on Foreign Affairs to explain circumstances leading to the expatriation of 63 Ghanaians from the States recently, […]