Africans in general and Ghanaians in particular are known for their perpetual hobby of being late to public events and even private issues. It’s normal in Ghana (representing Africa in this article) to be about one or two hours late to an important meeting and no one complains. This is sickening and absurd but who cares? Continue reading ‘Mr. President “Yes You Can”’
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Tags: africa, atta-mills, ghana, obama, US, west africa
US President Barack Obama is scheduled to embark on a two-day state visit to the West African country of Ghana in July. His wife, Michelle Obama and other high ranking government officials are expected to accompany him. Obama and his delegation will also visit the Cape Coast Castle – an epitome of the slave era – in the central region of Ghana. Continue reading ‘Barack Obama to visit Ghana’
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Hardly a day passes without coming across these phrases – Economic Crunch, (Global) Financial Crisis and Economic Recession. Simply put, the world is going through difficult times than it used to be a decade back. The most hit are the automobile and financial institutions. However, the institution – media – that reports on the issue is itself being hit more than expected. Newspapers worldwide are winding up at a time when bad news must sell.
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Ghanaians expressed the most optimism among 17 countries that an Obama regime would turn the world around into better prospects. 87% of people polled in Ghana predicted “better things under Obama” according to BBC World Service survey conducted recently ahead of Obama’s swearing-in on Tuesday.
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A Barack Obama branded mobile phone is now selling like hot cake in Kenya. Handset vendor, Mi launched the handset dressed in the colours and logo of the US president-elect. Kenya – the home country of the president’s father – is booming with an Obama fever as the 20th January inauguration draw close. Continue reading ‘Obama branded phones sell like hot cake’
Tags: Al-Baghdadiya TV, Bush, frontline, invasion, Iraq, journalist, Muntadar al-Zeidi, reporter, security-council, UN, US
So a powerless local journalist mustered courage to throw his “size 10” shoes at the world’s most powerful man when he visited Iraq? That sounds incredible and no wonder the news spread like an inferno worldwide. Muntadar al-Zeidi, a reporter with Al-Baghdadiya TV channel is the subject of criticisms, insults and in some quarters a hero. Whatever being the case al-Zeidi was totally wrong with his actions and absolutely right with his intentions.
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