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July 30, 2017 1:01 PM Data Science Can Help Us Fight Human Trafficking

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. July 30 marks the United Nations’ World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a day focused on ending the criminal exploitation of children, women and men for forced labor or sex work. Between 27 and 45.8 million individuals worldwide 64

July 30, 2017 11:06 AM Gov’t Steps Up Efforts To Curb Corruption … As Audit Of State Institutions Commences

Government has begun comprehensive audits of various State institutions as part of efforts to fight corruption, with the findings revealing the depth of the rot that has almost become the character of the way public resources are utilized. This was revealed by the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, at the launch of a book entitled “Making Africa 54

July 28, 2017 12:12 AM Africa must build economies beyond aid and dependence

Accra, July 27, GNA - Africa’s requirement to compete favourably on the global market place is to shift radically from the mindset of dependence, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. He said Africa must also leverage its vast resources to ensure development and create wealth for the people. President Akufo-Addo said this at the launch of the book “Making 44

July 27, 2017 5:28 PM Ghana calls for strong ties between Ghanaian and Maltese businesses

Accra, July 27, GNA – Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has called for a strong, thriving and mutually beneficial collaboration between Ghanaian and Maltese businesses to take advantage of opportunities in each other’s countries. The Vice President who was speaking at the Ghana-Malta Business Forum to engage entrepreneurs in Accra on Thursday said the government 15

July 24, 2017 6:49 AM Walmart carpark deaths in San Antonio, Texas: Nine dead in tragedy

At least nine dead after dozens found inside Texas truck0:54 At least nine people were found dead on Sunday inside a sweltering tractor trailer parked at a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, and authorities said they were the victims of "ruthless" human traffickers. Jillian Kitchener reports. FROM the outside, nothing seemed amiss: A nondescript truck 94

July 24, 2017 5:14 AM Suspect due in court Monday after 9 die in sweltering truck

Eric Gay and Will Weissert, Associated Press Officials called to a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio overnight found several people dead and at least 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, in what police are calling a horrific case of immigrant smuggling. (July 23) SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Nine people are dead and the death 82

July 21, 2017 7:51 AM President Akufo-Addo has failed nation

Mr Portuphy was speaking at a press conference in Accra yesterday to articulate the NDC’s position on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s media engagement on his six months in office which was held at the Flagstaff House last Tuesday. Flanked by Mr Koku Anyidoho, a Deputy General Secretary, and Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, National Vice-Chairman, Mr Portuphy 34

July 21, 2017 3:33 AM Information, data critical to Africa’s advancement – President Akufo-Addo

Africa’s advancement and sustainable development would materialise when the Continent leverages on the vast and integrated opportunities offered by the employment of information and data, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has noted. He said the significant changes that had been recorded by most developed countries were traced to Information Communication 10

July 20, 2017 9:22 PM Burundi Teens Missing After Robotics Competition in D.C. Seen Crossing Into Canada

(WASHINGTON) — Police have received reports that two of the Burundi teenagers missing after an international robotics competition were seen crossing the border into Canada. A search for all the teens is ongoing, but police have no indication of foul play in their disappearance, Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Aquita Brown said. The teens seen crossing 51

July 20, 2017 6:48 PM Burundi Robotics Team Vanishes After U.S. Competition

Joe Sestak, a former Pennsylvania congressman and retired Navy admiral who is president of First Global, the nonprofit group that organized the competition, made the initial call to the police shortly after midnight, officials said. The authorities began sharing photos and descriptions of the teenagers on missing persons fliers on Wednesday. The police 29