Trump greets American charity worker freed from Cairo in the Oval Office
President Trump met in the Oval Office on Friday with Aya Hijazi, the Egyptian American charity worker whom Trump worked to get released from a Cairo prison, where she spent three years on child abuse and trafficking charges widely seen as false. “We are very happy to have Aya back home, and it’s a great honor […]
SACRAMENTO — Seventeen-year-old Kamryn Bresee went missing Wednesday from her mother’s Brentwood home and hasn’t been heard from since. “We just want you to come home, I’ll go wherever you are to get you,” said her father John McCarthy. McCarthy lives in Sacramento after moving there a couple of years ago. Bresee was clinically diagnosed with bipolar disorder a few years back and is also insulin dependent. Police in Brentwood fear she may be at risk of sex trafficking. McCarthy […]
BERKELEY (AP) — The University of California at Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter to speak on campus are threatening to sue the university if it doesn’t find a proper time and venue for the conservative pundit to speak next week. Harmeet Dhillon, who represents the Berkeley College Republicans, says in a letter sent Friday to UC Berkeley’s chief attorney that if Coulter is not allowed to give a speech on campus on April 27 she will file a lawsuit […]
SUISUN CITY — Police are searching for two men who followed a car Saturday, shooting at its windows and narrowly missing its passengers, including a 1-year-old sitting the back seat. Around 2:20 p.m., a silver vehicle was driving down Canvasback Drive when, according to witnesses, a man driving a newer orange Camaro began firing at the car. The two vehicles then turned northbound down Sunset Avenue. When officers arrived on scene they discovered that none of the victims had been injured. The Suisun […]
PLACER COUNTY — Officials have issued a flood advisory for a portion of Placer County as water releases from Lake Tahoe are increased to make room for future snowmelt. The advisory is expected to lift by 9:45 a.m. Thursday. In low lying areas from below Lake Tahoe to Squaw Creek, hazardous conditions could arise as the Truckee River swells. People should avoid the area during the upcoming week. Sections of the river are expected to reach flow levels not seen since the […]
SACRAMENTO (AP) — California has long been what one expert calls “a symbolic death penalty state” — one of 12 that has a capital punishment law on the books but hasn’t executed anyone in more than a decade. The nation’s most populous state may now be easing back toward allowing executions, prodded by voters and lawsuits. However, observers are split on how quickly they might resume, if at all. Corrections officials expect to meet a Wednesday deadline to submit revised […]
Climate change is more than melting icecaps and swamped islands. The environmental effects of climate change — droughts, floods and severe weather, for instance — have increasingly put more people on the move. In 2015, the U.N. Refugee Agency counted 65.3 million people around the world as “forcibly displaced,” including about 40 million within their […]
Eric Gyamfi’s project “Just Like Us,” showcases queer people Ghana. “The plan for me was to document an aspect of my history that I feel has not been documented,” he explained. For Mr. Gyamfi, who received a 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund grant to support the work, the idea was to carve out a space […]
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One of the hottest celebrity couples in Ama Ghana is Dancehall King Shatta Wale and Shatta Michy. In 2015, they were blessed with a lovely son. They named him Majesty Nii Armah-Mensah aka. Shatta Majesty. A post shared by @michygh on Feb 1, 2017 at 8:28pm PST Fast forward to 2017 and […]
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Felicia Abban is Ghana’s first female professional photographer. She learnt photography from her father Joseph Emmanuel Ansah, apprenticing to him in his studio in the Central Region, as the only female apprentice. She set up her own photography studio one year before independence in 1956, and shortly after became the personal photographer of […]
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Life is a process and so the man who decides not to change is a statue. As we grow, we all need changes in our life and we can’t keep doing the same things over and over again. Yes! When we were kids, we did what kids were supposed to do and now we are […]
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This is “Sawie”. A local type of chewing sponge meant for brushing the teeth and crushed out of a particular plant. This has been the tooth brush and tooth paste of most Africans especially, West Africans for centuries and also doubles as a sponge for bathing and as it stands, it seems everything unique […]
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Felicia Abban’s path to becoming Ghana’s first female professional photographer started at her father’s (Joseph Emmanuel Ansah) side when he took her on as his only female apprentice. After opening her own studio in Accra in 1955, she brought other women into the profession as apprentices during a career that spanned more than 50 […]
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