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Facebook named the No. 1 place to work in the US

 BenDark BenZeau @bendark2 December 6th, 2017 at 9:49 PM  Share  Tweet It’s been a tumultuous year for Facebook (FB), which has been the subject of scrutiny amid revelations that Russia purchased ads on the social network to meddle with 2016’s U.S. presidential election. But that hasn’t affected how many Facebook employees feel about working there. …

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Lionel Messi statue vandalised again

Lionel Messi statue in Buenos Aires vandalised again  BenDark BenZeau @bendark2 December 6th, 2017 at 9:49 AM  Share  Tweet A statue of Argentine football star Lionel Messi has been vandalised in the capital, Buenos Aires. The bronze statue was chopped off just above the ankles, with the main “body” left lying on …

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Gaddafi treated blacks as equals – Rawlings recalls with pain

The latest revelation of slave trade and dehumanizing treatment meted out to black Africans in Libya has caused former President Jerry John Rawlings to be downhearted. The maltreatment captured on videos as well as widely circulated photographs has received universal condemnations. The former Ghanaian leader recalled how the late Muammar …

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Mugabe’s birthday declared public holiday

Zimbabwe has made former president Robert Mugabe’s birthday a public holiday, a state daily reported Monday, nearly a week after the long-time ruler stepped down. “It is hereby declared that February 21 of every year henceforth shall be a public holiday to be known as the Robert Mugabe National Youth …

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Twitter blocks NYT by mistake

Twitter blocks New York Times by mistake Twitter has acknowledged that a day-long block of one of the New York Times’s accounts was imposed in error. The @nytimesworld team, which covers international events, has about 1.9 million followers and is recognised by the social network as being a “verified account”. …

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Kenya election: Kenyatta sworn in for new term

Uhuru Kenyatta has been sworn in for a second term as president of Kenya at a ceremony in the capital, Nairobi, boycotted by the opposition. Delighted supporters packed the stadium but riot police drove back others as they tried to get in without seats. In another part of the city, …

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Two Chinese boys travelled 80km in bus undercarriage

BenDark BenZeau @bendark2 November 28th, 2017 at 11:23 AM  Share  Tweet Pictures of two Chinese boys who travelled 80km (50 miles) in the undercarriage of a bus have sparked an online outcry about the welfare of the country’s “left-behind” children. The two, who have not been named by state media, are from …

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First Lady Secures Ghana – China Exchange Programme For Pupils

The Rebecca Foundation has agreed with Licang District Experimental School in Qingdao, China to have an exchange programme between Ghanaian and Chinese school kids starting next year. BenDark BenZeau @bendark2 November 27th, 2017 at 11:53 AM  Share  Tweet   The programme which seeks to deepen cultural, academic and sports ties between pupils …

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Homosexuals Not On Agenda -Prez Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo during the interview President Akufo-Addo has stressed that homosexuality is against Ghanaian’s tradition. Speaking on Aljazeera’s ‘Talk to Al Jazeera’ programme hosted by Jane Dutton Al-Jazeera during the president’s recent visit to Qatar, he said that the issue of homosexuality is a “socio-cultural issue.” To that extent, the president said …

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The story of Macron – France President:

BenDark BenZeau @bendark2 November 27th, 2017 at 11:05 AM  Share  Tweet Brigitte Macron has opened up about her relationship with the French President as she revealed that after months living in the Elysée Palace, she “doesn’t feel like a First Lady”. The 64-year-old came under the spotlight when the details of her …

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