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September 30, 2017 8:14 PM John Oponjo Benjamin – an SLPP presidential aspirant in profile

John Oponjo Benjamin or JOB, as he is fondly known, was born on the 29th November 1952, in the small town of Segbwema, in Kailahun district, Sierra Leone. The first child in his family, JOB was brought up with a keen realization of self and an immense sense of responsibility. In 1958, JOB was enrolled in the Methodist Primary School Segbwema, later proceeding 104

September 30, 2017 12:09 AM ‘Nigeria, Ghana, top 2 countries citizens study in US’

The US Consul General to Nigeria, Mr. F John Bray has disclosed that Nigerians and Ghanaians top the list of students studying in various universities and colleges in the US., saying that Nigerians interest to study in the US is an example of strong US-Nigeria diplomatic ties. Bray disclosed this at the just concluded College and Career Fair organised 75

September 29, 2017 12:05 AM Trump’s travel ban on Chad makes absolutely no sense

Nasser Weddady is a Boston-based independent consultant working on terrorism, youth movements and countering radicalization. The latest iteration of the Trump administration’s travel ban came with a twist that baffled many Africa watchers: the inclusion of Chad, a country that has played a critical role in fighting Islamist terrorist groups in Africa 83

September 24, 2017 5:28 AM Asia learns to live with Trump rhetoric, but unease remains

TOKYO — Declare China a currency manipulator? Hasn’t happened. Make Japan and South Korea pay more to host U.S. troops? Hasn’t happened. Unleash fire and fury on North Korea? Hasn’t happened — at least not yet. Asia is getting used to living with Donald Trump’s broadsides, though it can’t shrug them off completely. Many people are unnerved, but not panicked 57

September 23, 2017 12:01 AM Mnuchin flew on government jet to Washington following appearance at Trump Tower

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin flew on a government jet from New York City to Washington following a news conference with President Trump last month at Trump Tower, according to a Treasury investigator now reviewing the trip. The flight, first reported by ABC, joins a series of expensive taxpayer-funded trips taken by Trump’s Cabinet secretaries 76

September 22, 2017 11:17 AM President Nana Akufo-Addo, 7 others hold talks with President Trump

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo together with eight other African Heads of State, last Wednesday, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of State present at the meeting were President Muhammadu 69

September 21, 2017 8:49 AM President Akufo-Addo receives award for Ghana

Accra, Sept. 20, GNA - The African-American Institute (AAI) on Tuesday awarded President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo with the Organization’s 2017 National Achievement Award at the Institute’s 33rd Annual Awards Gala, in New York. The 2017 Award is in recognition of Ghana’s promotion of democracy, accountability and peaceful transitions of power. Accepting 45

September 21, 2017 5:48 AM Mexicans race to save schoolgirl buried by quake; death toll at 237

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican rescuers raced against the clock on Wednesday to save a 12-year-old girl trapped beneath a collapsed school and reach other possible survivors buried in rubble in central Mexico following the country’s most deadly earthquake in three decades. At least 237 people were killed by the 7.1-magnitude quake that struck about 87

September 20, 2017 7:21 PM Trump’s puzzling speech to African leaders, annotated

President Trump delivered a brief speech to African leaders Wednesday at the United Nations, and in the span of about 800 words, he twice conjoined the names of two countries, Namibia and Zambia, creating the nonexistent nation of “Nambia,” and told the leaders that many of his friends go to Africa to “get rich.” Below are his full remarks, along with our annotations 68

September 17, 2017 10:25 AM British police arrest second man over London train bombing

LONDON (Reuters) - A second man has been arrested over Friday’s bombing of a London commuter train that injured 30 people and Britain remained on its highest level of alert on Sunday with soldiers helping provide security. The 21-year-old man was detained under Britain’s Terrorism Act in the west London suburb of Hounslow just before midnight on Saturday 72