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Less Money for Ghana due to poor cooperation

September 29, 2012

Less Money for Ghana due to poor cooperation

On Friday, 28th September, the Netherlands Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ben Knappen, said Ghana will get less aid money because the country is not cooperating sufficiently with the Netherlands government to return rejected asylum seekers in Netherlands back to country of origin.   There will be 10 million reduction of development aid to developmental programmes more...

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RECOGIN at Ghana Diaspora Engagement Project Colloquium in Accra

September 29, 2012

RECOGIN at Ghana Diaspora Engagement Project Colloquium in Accra

The Union of All Ghanaian Ass. in Germany – UGAG was invited to attend a colloquium in Accra, Ghana 22 – 24 August 2012 to discuss a broad range of topics relating to diaspora issues, as well as broad and strategic topics of relevance to the Ghanaian diaspora. The Colloquium was attended by representatives from Germany, Holland, Italy, UK and USA. Germany was more...

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Plane crash in Nigeria kills over 150 people

June 4, 2012

Plane crash in Nigeria kills over 150 people

There has been a plane crash in the city of Lagos- Nigeria, killing over 150 people.   The Boeing MD- 83 plane crashed into a printing works and residential building in Nigeria.  Everyone on board the plane died. There were also casualties on the ground, but it is unknown how many of those people were killed.   The Nigerian president, Goodluck more...

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Afrika: Van Hoorn tot Kaap belicht in uitgebreid IS Themanummer

June 4, 2012

Het mei-nummer van de Internationale Spectator is deze keer geheel aan Afrika gewijd. In het kader van het 65-jarig jubileum van het Afrika-Studiecentrum in Leiden leverden wetenschappers van het ASC bijdragen over diverse thema’s: hulp, handel, landbouw, mobieltjes, grondstoffen, identiteit, ANC, Afrikaanse Unie, ANC verkiezingen, etniciteit, kindsoldaten. De elf more...

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Plane Crash hits Ghana’s driveway

June 3, 2012

Plane Crash hits Ghana’s driveway

A cargo plane flying from Nigeria hits the street of Accra, Ghana’s capital killing about 10 people and injuring several others. The air craft landed hitting a minibus on the drive way, close to the Kotoka international airport. The Boeing 727 Allied plane had four crews on board who remained unhurt, but the plane has been severely damaged.   Several of more...

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Wilders loses injunction against State on ESM

June 1, 2012

Wilders loses injunction against State on ESM

Geert Wilders has lost the lawsuit on ESM, filled against the Dutch state. The verdict made on the case shows that Wilders went to court because of Dutch Participation in the ESM permanent European emergency fund.   Geert Wilders has said it was unfair for the Cabinent to submit this treaty while the cabinenthas collapsed. The judge did not agree to this. The more...

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A search for Abuka Shekau: the most wanted man in Nigeria

May 29, 2012

A search for Abuka Shekau: the most wanted man in Nigeria

Nigerian authouty has Mr.  Abukar Shekau on their list  as one of the most wanted men in Nigeria because Shekau has made killing  part of his hobbies. What is not clear is if Shekau is aware of the popular saying, “those who kill by the sword, die by the sword”.   Shekau was born in a village called Yobe in the North-Eastern State of Nigeria. He is most more...

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European Commission launches ‘Your First EURES job’ pilot project to help young people find jobs

May 27, 2012

European Commission launches ‘Your First EURES job’ pilot project to help young people find jobs

In Brussels, May 2012 –A pilot project to help young people find a job in another EU country has been launched by the European Commission. In its initial phase 'Your first EURES job' will aim to improve cross-border mobility for 5,000 people. It will also serve as a testing ground for transforming EURES - the network of Member States' employment services – towards a more...

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African Day: Ensuring Diversity and Success to highlight potentials within Africans

May 25, 2012

African Day: Ensuring Diversity and Success  to highlight potentials within Africans

African Day is celebrated on May 25th around the world.The aim is to celebrate African diversity and success and to highlight the cultural and economic potential that exists on the African continent.   This year, the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon says African Day provides opportunity to acknowledge the achievements of the peoples and Governments of Africa more...

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Hero Brikman launches OBP- Independent Citizens Party

April 26, 2012

Hero Brikman launches OBP- Independent Citizens Party

Hero Brinkman has made a decision to contest as for presidency in Netherlands. He comes with its own list to participate in the elections.   Last month, Brinkman withdrew from the anti immigration party- PVV,  arguing that the party lacks democracy and focus. It does not address needs of  various minority groups within Netherlands.   Currently, more...

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