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Ghana Garden and Flower show launched

June 21, 2017

Ghana Garden and Flower show launched

Strategic Communications Africa Ltd. (Stratcomm Africa) has held the media launch of the fifth Anniversary edition of the Ghana Garden and Flower Show at the Labadi Beach Hotel. The show with the theme, ‘Flower Ghana, Grow Ghana’ will take place from August 31 2017 to September 4, 2017 at the Efua Sutherland Children’s Park in Accra. The Minister for more...

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Fear: The Enemy of Market Timing Success

January 26, 2017

Fear: The Enemy of Market Timing Success

"Fear" - is defined in the dictionary as: "...an unpleasant, often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger...implies anxiety and usually the loss of courage." The fact is, all traders, investors, and yes market timers, feel fear at times, at some level. What is important is how we address it. Knowing the definition, and reasons for fear, can more...

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Michael van Gerwen takes back world darts title with emphatic win

January 10, 2017

Michael van Gerwen takes back world darts title with emphatic win

Dutchman Michael van Gerwen has recaptured the PDC world darts title after two years by beating Scotsman and reigning champion Gary Anderson 7-3 in the final at Alexandra Palace in London. The victory is Van Gerwen’s 44th tournament win in two years. In 2016 he won 25 trophies and the Premier League but said before Monday night’s final that this was the one he more...

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Hundreds of accidents on icy Dutch roads after overnight snow

January 9, 2017

Hundreds of accidents on icy Dutch roads after overnight snow

Black ice and frozen snow led to hundreds of accidents on the Dutch roads on Saturday morning, traffic information service VID said. The transport ministry is recommending that people avoid using their cars if possible because the freezing temperatures have left many roads extremely slippery. Overnight, some 4.6 tonnes of gritting salt was sprayed on motorways in an more...

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What To Make for Dinner When You Don’t Feel Like Making Dinner

January 4, 2017

What To Make for Dinner When You Don’t Feel Like Making Dinner

A homemade meal doesn't have to be hard or take up too much time. Even the most passionate cooks need a night off from making dinner sometimes. If take-out isn’t an option, these quick and easy meals practically cook themselves. Try one of these simple dinner recipes tonight and find a new favorite. Recipe: Tuscan Pasta with Tomato-Basil Cream Dress up refrigerated 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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Simone Biles created a new gymnastics skill on floor, now known as the Biles: two back flips followed by a half twist, all done with a straight body

August 11, 2016

Simone Biles created a new gymnastics skill on floor, now known as the Biles: two back flips followed by a half twist, all done with a straight body

Simone Biles was too young to qualify for the 2012 Olympics, but has dominated the sport of gymnastics since her senior debut in 2013. Her medal haul includes 14 total world championship medals, including all-around golds in 2013, 2014 and 2015. With 10 world championship gold medals, Biles holds the record for most ever won by a female gymnast. She’s also won four more...

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‘Black lives should matter in South Sudan too’

August 1, 2016

‘Black lives should matter in South Sudan too’

Nykhor Paul is a US-based supermodel from South Sudan. She enjoys a life of castings, photoshoots and travel - a world apart from the conflict which has scarred her homeland. Tens of thousands of people have been killed and more than 1.6 million have been internally displaced since 2013. An uneasy truce is currently in place after hundreds died in a fresh outbreak of more...

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Who killed Sandra Bland in police custody

December 22, 2015

Who killed Sandra Bland in police custody

A grand jury will not indict anyone in connection with the death of Sandra Bland, who was found hanged in a Texas jail cell in July. Five months after her death drew national protests, one of the special prosecutors for the case, Darrell Jordan, told The Washington Post that the grand jury decided not to indict anyone, including staff at the Waller County Jail where more...

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