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$150,000 seized from a Ghanaian
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US Customs seizes $150k undisclosed currency from a Ghanaian

STERLING, Va. — While conducting an outbound enforcement operation, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers seized more than $150,000 in unreported currency from a Ghanaian man at Washington Dulles International Airport. CBP Dulles currency seizure 092317The man, who CBP has not named because he was not criminally charged at […]

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Ghanaian woman in supreme court for late husband’s DNA to prove kid’s paternity

A Ghanaian woman in Bronx  wants to harvest DNA from her husband’s corpse so she can prove her daughter’s paternity. The baby girl was born a week after Daniel Osei was killed in a July water skiing accident on Long Island, and mother Edith Oteng claims in court papers the […]

Anthony Nyame
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Wall Street fraudster pleads guilty to scheming Ghanaian SDA Church in New York

A Wall Street fraudster pleaded guilty to stealing over $3.5 million from a Bronx church and Villanova University in separate schemes, the state Attorney General’s office​ has  announced. Anthony Nyame, of The Bronx, had convinced members of the First Ghana Seventh Day Adventist Church to fork over investment cash by […]

Nana Owusu Akyaw Mensah Aborampa
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New Asantefuohene outdoored in Australia

A new Asantefuohene of Australia and five divisional chiefs have been installed at a colourful ceremony in Sydney. Nana Owusu Akyaw Mensah Aborampah was sworn in on Saturday 21 October 2017 by Nana Oppong Agyare Kyekyeku of Krofrom Adumasa, who represented Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II. Hundreds of Ghanaians, Africans […]

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 […]

London
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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, […]