PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO, 7 OTHERS HOLD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP (PHOTOS)

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO, 7 OTHERS HOLD TALKS WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP (PHOTOS). The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, together with eight other African Heads of State, on Wednesday, 20th September, 2017, at the side-lines of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held talks with the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, on US-African relations. The 8 Heads of State present at the meeting were President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria, President Alasanne Ouattara of Côte d’Ivoire, President Jacob Zuma of South Africa, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Alpha Conde of Guinea, who is also Chairperson of the African Union, President Yoweri Museveni of

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GERMANS ARE FALLING OUT OF LOVE WITH THEIR CARMAKERS. ANGELA MERKEL KNOWS IT

GERMANS ARE FALLING OUT OF LOVE WITH THEIR CARMAKERS. ANGELA MERKEL KNOWS IT. Germany’s most important industry has a tough new critic: Chancellor Angela Merkel. Campaigning to win a fourth term in elections on Sunday, Merkel has turned her fire on German automakers who once could do no wrong. Speaking at last week’s Frankfurt auto show, she took executives to task for an emissions scandal that rocked Volkswagen (VLKAY) in 2015 and could spell the end of the diesel car. “A lot of trust has been destroyed,” Merkel said. “That is why the industry must do everything to win back credibility and trust, in its own interest and that of employees and German

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UK SUSPENDS AID FOR MYANMAR MILITARY

UK SUSPENDS AID FOR MYANMAR MILITARY. Violence in the Rakhine state has seen more than 400,000 Rohingya Muslims flee to neighbouring Bangladesh. The Ministry of Defence said it had suspended £300,000 of funding until the current situation was resolved. The UN’s human rights chief has said the violence “seems [like] a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. The £300,000-a-year was used to fund educational courses for the country’s military. But an MoD spokesperson said: “In the light of the ongoing violence… and our deep concern about the human rights abuses that are taking place, we have decided to suspend the educational courses provided to the Burmese military until there is an

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PAPERLESS PORT RECORDS GHc 69m IN A SINGLE DAY – IMANI BOS EXTOLS GOV’T

PAPERLESS PORT RECORDS GHc 69m IN A SINGLE DAY – IMANI BOS EXTOLS GOV’T. The President of IMANI Africa, Franklin Cudjoe has claimed that an initial assessment of the implementation of the paperless system at the country’s ports has shown a “record” revenue collection improvement in just a single day. According to him, revenue at the port increased to GHc69 million in just a day – a figure he said is impressive after the implementation of the system. The policy Think-tank boss who could not hide his joy took to his Facebook page to share that indeed “Ghana’s Paperless System is working”. He however heaped praise on President Nana Addo

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THE POWERFUL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ROMANCE, DESIRE, LUST, PASSION, INTIMACY AND LOVE

THE POWERFUL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN ROMANCE, DESIRE, LUST, PASSION, INTIMACY AND LOVE. Love is easily one of the most complicated human experiences. It fully occupies our emotions, bodies, and minds, and has many different incarnations. It can be confusing to navigate the world of human desire — from one-night-stands to committed relationships, nervous flirting to ‘comfort zone’ intimacy — and then there’s always the question of whether our partners feel the same way. To alleviate some of the confusion, I’ve outlined emotional and physical cues that help you determine which stage your own relationship is in now. It’s related to my F.A.C.E.S. stages of relationships, which I explain in-depth in my book Neuroloveology:

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EXPLORING KENYA’S MARA THROUGH THE EYES OF A HOTELIER

EXPLORING KENYA’S MARA THROUGH THE EYES OF A HOTELIER. Kenya boasts of diverse destinations that remain major attractions for tourists from across the world. From the classic wildlife safaris to the sandy beaches at the coast and metropolis cities full of vibrant life, this East African country has a full bucket list of marvels to explore. As part of its “Destination Campaign” aimed at accentuating Africa’s tourist destinations, Jumia Travel talked to David Kuria the Managing Director of Olumara Camp, who expounds on the hotel business in the Masai Mara. Located within the National Reserve, the Camp is an exemplary destination to enjoy Kenya’s wild as it is designed to

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AMA K. ABEBRESE WINS BEST ACTRESS AT 2017 NEWARK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

AMA K. ABEBRESE WINS BEST ACTRESS AT 2017 NEWARK INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. Ghanaian actress Ama K. Abebrese was crowned Best Actress at the Newark International Film Festival 2017 in New Jersey, USA on Sunday, September, 10. Her performance was extremely impressive in Sink or Swim movie which also won the Best Film at the event. Award winning filmmaker, Ike Nnaebue, is director of ‘Sink or Swim,’ which featured top African actors. Bringing together actors from Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania and more, the movie stars Zack Orji, Omowunmi Dada, Raymond Ofula, Adjetey Anang, Ama K Abebrese, Ali Nuhu, Seun Akindele, Deyemi Okanlawon, Ruth Ndulu, Kate Marrie Williams among others. The Newark International

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F.B.I. INVESTIGATES UBER SOFTWARE USED TO MONITOR LYFT DRIVERS

F.B.I. INVESTIGATES UBER SOFTWARE USED TO MONITOR LYFT DRIVERS. SAN FRANCISCO — The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the United States attorney’s office in New York are looking into whether Uber used tactics and software to illegally interfere with Lyft, its largest American competitor. The investigation is focused on Uber’s use of a special program internally called “Hell,” said people with knowledge of the proceedings, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. Uber had used the program to gain an edge over Lyft in markets where both companies operated, these people said. A spokesman for Uber confirmed that the ride-hailing company was cooperating

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JOE FALTER APPOINTED AS NEW CEO OF JUMIA TRAVEL

JOE FALTER APPOINTED AS NEW CEO OF JUMIA TRAVEL. Nairobi – 6th September, 2017: Jumia Travel has announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Joe Falter, succeeding Paul Midy who has exited the top post to take a different position in the larger Jumia Group. Falter, who is also the Founder and CEO of Travel’s sister company Jumia Food, assumes the role as part of efforts outlined to further bolster the company’s operations. “I could not be more excited to join this dynamic team which is revolutionising the way that people travel in Africa and beyond. With by far the biggest hotel inventory and market leading innovations, Jumia

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DENMARK’S QUEEN MARGRETHE II TO VISIT GHANA IN NOVEMBER

DENMARK’S QUEEN MARGRETHE II TO VISIT GHANA IN NOVEMBER. Queen Margrethe II, Denmark’s Head of State, Queen Margrethe II, is to pay a two-day visit to Ghana from November 23 to 24, 2017. A statement issued by the Danish Embassy on Monday said the visit, at the behest of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, would emphasize and consolidate the long-standing and well-established relations between Ghana and Denmark and also mark the gradual transition from aid to trade.” Queen Margrethe, who would be officially received by President Akufo-Addo, would be accompanied by a delegation of government representatives, Danish companies and business organisations to strengthen the relations between the two countries. During

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NURSE ARRESTED FOR REFUSING TO FOLLOW OFFICERS ORDERS

NURSE ARRESTED FOR REFUSING TO FOLLOW OFFICERS ORDERS. ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’: Utah nurse’s arrest prompts police apology. (CNN)Salt Lake City police apologized Friday for arresting a nurse who, citing hospital policy, refused to let officers draw blood from an unconscious crash victim. The arrest of Alex Wubbels, who was later released without charge, was captured on body camera video that the police chief said was alarming. The incident happened July 26, when a crash victim was admitted to the University of Utah Hospital burn unit in a coma. Though the man was not a suspect in the wreck, which killed the other driver, police asked for his blood to

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