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INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SWEARING IN AS PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE GHANA ARMED FORCES.

January 8, 2017

INAUGURAL ADDRESS OF HIS EXCELLENCY, NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS SWEARING IN AS PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC, AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE GHANA ARMED FORCES.

Full Text DATE: 7TH JANUARY, 2017 Mr Speaker, The Ghanaian people give thanks to Almighty God for the blessings, favour and grace He continues to bestow on them. Exactly a month ago, that is 7th December last year, 2016, we, the people of Ghana, in all serenity and dignity, exercised our democratic franchise freely to elect a President and Parliament of our more...

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Sweden’s Queen Silvia says palace is haunted by ghosts

January 5, 2017

Sweden’s Queen Silvia says palace is haunted by ghosts

Queen Silvia of Sweden believes her royal palace is haunted, according to a documentary to be aired on Swedish public television on Thursday. She said she shares 17th-century Drottningholm Palace, with "small friends ... ghosts". "It's really exciting. But you don't get scared," she said. The building, near Stockholm, is the permanent residence of the queen and more...

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Janet Jackson, 50, gives birth to a boy, Eissa Al Mana

January 3, 2017

Janet Jackson, 50, gives birth to a boy, Eissa Al Mana

Singer Janet Jackson has at the age of 50 given birth to her first child, a baby boy, her publicist has confirmed. A statement said the musician and her Qatari businessman husband, Wissam Al Mana, were "thrilled" to welcome the infant, Eissa Al Mana. "Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably," the publicist added. Speculation about her more...

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What to look out for in Africa during 2017

January 2, 2017

What to look out for in Africa during 2017

In our series of letters from African journalists, media and communications trainer Joseph Warungu gives a personal guide to some of the key people, places and events to watch out for in Africa in 2017. Africa will go through six human actions this year - it will stand, kneel, squat, bow, fall and then rise again. Here's how. Standing (Trump, Ghana, more...

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African Royal Durbar Festival 2016

September 2, 2016

African Royal Durbar Festival 2016

Press Release African Royal Durbar Festival 2016 The African Community is yet to showcase another spectacular festive performance within the city of The Hague, Netherlands. This year the grand durbar would be taking place with delightful cultural performances from different African nationalities living in and around The Hague. The event will provide an opportunity more...

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Trump: I’m running against media, not Clinton

August 14, 2016

Trump: I’m running against media, not Clinton

Donald Trump said Saturday that his true opponent in the general election is the media. "I'm not running against crooked Hillary, I'm running against the crooked media," Trump said at a rally in Fairfield, Conn. "That's what I'm running against, I'm not running against crooked Hillary." Trump has repeatedly lashed out at media that he calls "dishonest" over the more...

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Manuel wins 50m silver, relay gold on final night of swimming

August 14, 2016

Manuel wins 50m silver, relay gold on final night of swimming

Simone Manuel anchored the U.S. women's 4x100 metres medley relay team to the 1,000th gold medal in her country's Olympic history on Saturday, and the second of her career. The United States were the defending champions and Manuel's swim came about 40 minutes after she won silver in the 50 freestyle. The 20-year-old, who leaves Rio with two golds and two more...

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10 tips for couples and young families to build wealth

August 8, 2016

10 tips for couples and young families to build wealth

Knowledge is investing power Perhaps talking about money with your partner has felt a little taboo since the term "gold digger" was coined, but it's healthier than playing fast and loose with your credit card while keeping your spouse in the dark. Most couples (72 percent) say they communicate very well, but in reality, when it comes to financial matters, more more...

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Kim Kardashian West Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Wearing Corsets Over Her Clothes

August 1, 2016

Kim Kardashian West Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop Wearing Corsets Over Her Clothes

It seems Kim Kardashian West would have thrived in the 1800s. Mrs. West stepped out Sunday night for Kylie Jenner’s early birthday bash sporting a sleek lob, sky-high heels and ... a corset? It’s not the first time Kim has rocked a corset over her clothes. The Kardashian kween has promoted waist trainers on Instagram for years. But her fixation on pairing baggy more...

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Oprah’s Powerful Weight Watchers Commercial Is Bringing People to Tears

December 31, 2015

Oprah’s Powerful Weight Watchers Commercial Is Bringing People to Tears

Oprah Winfrey really is just like the rest of us. The TV mogul, who signed a five-year deal with Weight Watchers in October, stars in a new commercial where she reveals why she joined the program and discusses her struggles with weight loss in the past. “Inside every overweight woman, is a woman she knows she can be,” Oprah says. “Many times you look in the more...

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