Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds Zuma as South African president

Cyril Ramaphosa succeeds Zuma as South African president

Cyril Ramaphosa has become South Africa’s president a day after embattled leader Jacob Zuma resigned. He was the only candidate nominated by parliament, which is dominated by his African National Congress. MPs broke into song at the announcement. In his first presidential speech, Mr. Ramaphosa, 65, said he would tackle the corruption which allegedly became […]

Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn in surprise resignation

Ethiopia PM Hailemariam Desalegn in surprise resignation

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has resigned unexpectedly, saying he hoped to end years of unrest and political upheaval. In a televised address, he said his resignation was “vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy”. Mr. Hailemariam, who has led the country since 2012, also stepped […]

Captain Billy Bids to Manage NPP-USA Finances as USA National Treasurer

Captain Billy Bids to Manage NPP-USA Finances as USA National Treasurer

Vote for Dr. Kwasi Gyan Ayim-Darko aka Captain Billy for continued transparency as the Treasurer, NPP-USA I was appointed the Deputy Treasurer of NPP-USA in 2014 and have served till present. The role of the treasurer in a non-profit organization such as ours, with voluntary membership and chapters across the length and breadth of the […]

Tina Abrefa-Gyan, PhD Outlines Her Vision for NPP-USA

Tina Abrefa-Gyan, PhD Outlines Her Vision for NPP-USA

My Vision for the Position of First Vice Chair of NPP-USA Dear NPP-USA family, I am an active member of NPP-USA both at the local and national levels. I hold my local membership in the Washington DC chapter where I serve as the Vice Chair (Ag) and as the Deputy Secretary at the NPP-USA national […]

‘Health Outcomes in a Foreign Land’ authored by Dr. Bernard Kwabi-Addo targets Diaspora Africans

‘Health Outcomes in a Foreign Land’ authored by Dr. Bernard Kwabi-Addo targets Diaspora Africans

According to Dr. Bernard Kwabi-Addo and in his book, ‘Health Outcomes in a Foreign Land – A Role for Epigenomic and Environmental Interactions (Springer 2017)’, there has been a high incidence and mortality rates for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic liver disease, kidney disease and cancer among the African diaspora in Western European and North American countries. The […]

Sam Jonah’s perspectives on solving unemployment In Africa

Sam Jonah’s perspectives on solving unemployment In Africa

Your Excellency xxxxx, I am truly honored and privileged for the invitation to speak at this year’s New Year School and Conference. It is my hope and prayer that at the end of the session we would have added to the reputation of the school as a forum for tackling urgent issues of national development. […]

Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA) in the United States Inaugurated

Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA) in the United States Inaugurated

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA) in the United States held an inauguration ceremony to induct new officers into office. The theme for the celebration was “Partners for Better health.” The association which began with a small group of working and student pharmacists in the community has now grown to over 200 […]

6th Winternational Brings Washington Dc Diplomatic Community Together In 2017

6th Winternational Brings Washington Dc Diplomatic Community Together In 2017

6th Winternational brings Washington DC diplomatic community together in 2017Winternational is an international festival that prioritizes the celebration of showcasing cultural and culinary traditions of the diplomatic community in Washington, District of Columbia (DC).The 2017 festival which was held on Wednesday, December 6 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center was also the […]

‘Abacha loot’: Switzerland to return $320m to Nigeria

‘Abacha loot’: Switzerland to return $320m to Nigeria

The Swiss government has announced that it will return $320m (£240m) of the money allegedly stolen by Nigeria’s late military ruler Sani Abacha. The money was frozen in 2014 by a Swiss court after a legal procedure against his son, Abba Abacha. Originally deposited in Luxembourg, it is a fraction of the billions of dollars […]

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