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January 27, 2014 4:43 PM Welcome Ghana’s newest royal society of chemistry female member

The Royal Society of Chemistry of the United Kingdom has acknowledged the work of a Ghanaian Scientist and included her in the recent list of distinguished individuals who have been elevated as Fellows of the Society. Dr. Sylvia Josephine Anie is a Chartered Scientist and an Inventor. She holds a patent for a compound she created at the University of Manchester 76

January 26, 2014 11:43 PM UK Royal Society of Chemistry Admits Dr. Sylvia Josephine Anie As Member

The Royal Society of Chemistry of the United Kingdom has acknowledged the work of a Ghanaian Scientist and included her in the recent list of distinguished individuals who have been elevated as Fellows of the Society. Dr. Sylvia Josephine Anie is a Chartered Scientist and an Inventor. She holds a patent for a compound she created at the University of Manchester 60

January 6, 2014 9:25 AM Vice President Amissah Arthur receives Queen’s Baton relay

Vice President Amissah Arthur with the Baton Relay. With him are Deputy Youth and Sports Minister Joseph Yammin and Rashid Pelpuo. Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Saturday morning received the Queen’s Relay Baton for this year’s Commonwealth Games scheduled for next July. Mr Sharad Rao, Chairman of Magistrates and Judges of the Vetting Board 41

December 25, 2013 1:05 PM Cricket to catch $1 billion

RICKET Australia chief James Sutherland has enjoyed his happiest Christmas in several years. The governing body for Australian cricket is on course to take-in a billion-dollars in revenue for the first time. Today, the MCG could host the biggest crowd ever for Test cricket. And, oh yes, Australia just won back the Ashes. Surely it can't get much better 47

December 19, 2013 7:06 AM Ghana explains bill for Brazil WCup

The arguments were heated in the country's Parliament House on Tuesday over how much money the Ministry of Youth and Sports intends to spend. The minority side of the house were unhappy after the sector minister, Elvis Afriyie-Ankrah, distanced himself from a budget reportedly announced earlier by his deputy, Joseph Yammin. The Minister told the Parliament 63

December 16, 2013 10:29 AM The Tyee – Harper and His Movement Were No Friends to Mandela

Harper was policy chief of fledgling Reform party, where apartheid supporters occupied many key positions, and was early member of explicitly pro-apartheid Northern Foundation. Of all the hypocrisies revealed by Stephen Harper, perhaps none are so morally offensive as his sudden, solemn respect for Nelson Mandela. We will never know how Harper would 79

December 8, 2013 3:47 PM My Madiba Moment – Part 2

On Saturday night of December 7, 2013, my good friend Koi-Larbi called me from Maryland to inform me about an article composed and published in the New York Times by Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama. “I have already seen and saved the article for a careful reading and digestion shortly,” I replied my friend at the other end and thanked him for bringing 205

November 18, 2013 1:33 PM Nelson Mandela remains stable but critical, informs South African government

Nelson Mandela remains "stable but critical" and is responding to treatment, South African President Jacob Zuma said on Monday after he visited the ailing 95-year-old anti-apartheid icon. "The health of the former President remains much the same," a statement from by Zuma's office said. Mandela, who spent 27 years in apartheid jail before becoming South 99