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  1. Black History Month: 5 International Landmark Locales That Commemorate Our StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Weekend

    Roots tourism has gained traction among African American travelers looking to add a bit of education and reflection to vacations that would otherwise be filled with leisure and folly. From Africa to South America, landmarks commemorating key moments in black history are showcased, holding links to African Americans and Africans of the diaspora all over the world.

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  2. A mother-son trip inspired by 'the beautiful game'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Canada.com

    Brazil did not invent modern soccer , but it embodies "the beautiful game," a nickname for the sport that signifies the poetic movement of the players. We spoke no Portuguese.

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  3. Grape expectations The wine of Bordeaux can be confusing but it still goes down well with Ray JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Yahoo!

    Basil Fawlty wasn't too far off the mark when, with more than a touch of conceit, he told a guest that most people wouldn't know the difference between a Bordeaux and a claret. As was pointed out to Mr Fawlty, a Bordeaux is a claret.

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  4. K.O.D mad at Pastor Chris's mega crusadeRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Ghanamma.com

    Ace Ghanaians Broadcaster Kofi Okyere Darko popularly known as K.O.D has expressed his indignation following a mega crusade by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome on February 5th 2016 at the Black Stars Square. The fashion icon jumped on his social media page to show his anger yesterday, February 5th as thousands of people have converged at the Black Stars Square in wait of the mega crusade by Pastor Chris.

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  5. 7 cruises for people who think they hate cruisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | MarketWatch

    Here's what many of you probably think a cruise is like: Thousands of sweaty passengers gobbling up tasteless buffet food, hot tubs overflowing with drunken college students, and rooms so tiny you have to jump over your suitcase simply to get to the bed. The Love Boat, it's not.

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  6. Savvy traveller shares ONE simple trick to getting 3.5k busin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | Daily Star

    Brian Kelly has revealed his top money-saving hack behind getting a luxurious business class flight for next to nothing. The 32-year-old blogger recently flew non-stop from New York, US, to Accra in Ghana with Delta Air Lines.

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  7. Kotoko & Hearts must be - Afraid' Of Hassacas - " Yusif BasigiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | GhanaWeb

    Head coach of Sekondi Hassaca, Yusif Basigi has cautioned the remaining 15-teams in the Ghana premier league to be weary when they face his team as he's spoilt for choice with the number of quality available for selection when the league commences on February 20. Basigi who heads the female national team believes the players signed during the recently shut window will afford the team place a reputable position than it did in the 2014/15 season. Hassacas signed former Kumasi Asante Kotoko goal-poacher, Eric Bekoe in addition to an already exiting attacking threat and it is this that has made the soft-speaking coach much vocal in the off-season.

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  8. Live from the woods: The troubles of transportation fare increments in GhanaRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 7 | GhanaWeb

    Kwabena Brako-Powers It's been an old tradition in Ghana for passengers, bus conductors, and 'mates' to quarrel among one another whenever there's fare increment due to increase in fuel prices across the country. Governments have been bold to disregard what others referred as 'election year' to carry out some of these price adjustments across board.

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  9. Private car owners charge fares to supplement fuel costRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | GhanaWeb

    IF you are a regular beneficiary of the benevolence of private car owners who offer to pick up people by the roadside going their way, you might just want to brace yourself up to start paying for the ride --- the era of the free ride is over. Why? In a bid to make extra money to endure the recent hike in fuel prices, private car owners, especially those who drive long distances to and from work, are now rubbing shoulders with commercial drivers on the road for passengers, to supplement their fuel cost.

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  10. Police Criticised Over Pastor Chris Special TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Ghanamma.com

    Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Junior has criticised the Police Administration for treating popular Nigerian preacher, Pastor Chris like a visiting President. The South African based Nigerian pastor is in the country for the much- anticipated 'Night of Bliss' crusade at the Black Star Square and as a result, the Greater Accra Regional police has blocked major roads to make way for the crusade, which is expected to be attended by thousands of Christians.

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  11. I fear Techiman City wranglings will halt league - CK AkunnorRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | GhanaWeb

    Coach of newly promoted side Dreams FC, CK Akunnor has expressed fear that the league would be put on yet another rollercoaster of uncertainty following a recent ruling by the Ghana Football Association's Ethics Committee to demote Techiman City. The GFA earlier this week announced the decision to demote Techiman City along with Wa Africa United following investigations into match fixing and bribery involving the two clubs in Division One last season.

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  12. 5 fabulous Ghanaian Festivals to watch out for in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Ghanamma.com

    The Homowo festival is celebrated by the Ga's between August and September each year. Thie unique set of Ghanaians have a history of frequent migration around Africa.

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  13. Why treat Pastor Chris like president? - Pratt fumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | GhanaWeb

    Veteran Journalist Kwasi Pratt Jr is livid over the decision by the Greater Accra Regional Police Command to temporarily block some roads in Accra on Friday 5th February ahead of the 'Night of Bliss' event organized by renowned Pastor Chris Oyakhilome's Christ Embassy Church at the Black Star square. According to him, he finds it difficult to understand why the event was allowed to take place on a Friday which is already a busy day for Ghanaians and the motoring public.

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  14. 12 roads closed as Pastor Chris fever grips GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | GhanaWeb

    The Greater Accra Regional Police Command has served notice that certain roads in Accra will be closed to traffic temporarily today, February 5 ahead of the 'Night of Bliss' event which is being organized by renowned Pastor Chris Oyakilome of Christ Embassy Church at the Black Star square. The roads which will be closed from midday include the 28th February road at the CEPS Headquarters traffic light, Starlets '91' road, at the Ministries traffic light, Castle Road, at AU Circle towards the State House, Starlet '91' road from Osu Cemetery traffic light to the Black Star square and Labone Junction towards Osu.

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  15. Accra's - busy' roads blocked to host Pastor ChrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana Police Service will temporarily close down some major roads in the national capital, Accra, ahead of a major crusade by Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of the Christ Embassy Church at the Black Stars Square on Friday, February 5. A statement from the service indicated that the roads will be closed to motorists from midday on Friday to the early hours of Saturday. "The general public especially motorists are humbly requested to observe these arrangements and plan for alternative routes before embarking on their respective journeys.

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  16. Columbia Association Seeking Haiti Sister City Committee MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Patch.com

    Volunteers are needed for Columbia Association's Cap-Haitien Sister City Committee. CA's Board of Directors voted in January to move forward with establishing a sister city relationship with the community of Cap-Haitien, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the northern coast of Haiti with a population of about 190,000 people.

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  17. Maxwell Nelson: At halfway point, my host country has left an impressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | St. Augustine Record

    The end of January signifies an important milestone of my exchange. Not only does it mark a new year, but it is also the halfway point of my time in Chile, and the beginning of my time with my third Chilean host family.

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  18. Deputy IMF boss: Fiscal discipline key to fast track stabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | GhanaWeb

    Visiting deputy IMF boss Min Zhu has asked government institute additional measures to ensure it spends within the approved budget and fast track expected economic recovery. The much talked about market confidence in the Ghanaian economy is yet to be restored almost a year after signing onto the IMF programme.

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  19. Some Journalists are on the payroll of the GFARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | GhanaWeb

    Alhaji Ahmed Gedo has lashed in on some journalist who he believes are in bed with the Ghana football association and as a result a contributing to the decline of game. The Amidaus professional president alleges the current state of Ghana as it battles with legal issues, sponsorship and marketing is not solely the fault of the GFA but also some sports journalist who have failed to seek accountability from the administrators of football here in Ghana.

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  20. The colorful mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | TrekEarth

    I posted a pic of this colorful mountain taken during my trip to Cuba in May. I returned there in November and this pic with the inclusion of two people in the left, I think that will give the exact idea of how is impressive. The Vinales Mural de la Prehistoria is the work of the former Director of Mapping at the Cuban Academy of Sciences, Leovigildo Gonzalez Morillo.

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