Ghana

Ghana Plans To Ban Skin Bleaching Products By August

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Ghanian officials are on a mission to end the dangerous practice of skin bleaching. The country’s FDA have announced their intentions of to ban all products that contain hydroquinone, an ingredient commonly found in skin lightening products, by August. “From 2016, the acceptance for skin-lightening...

What We’re Watching: An African City

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Last week we highlighted the new reality webseries Nigerians Abroad, a show focusing on Nigerians living in Los Angeles and working in various aspects of the entertainment business. Over the weekend as I was knee-deep in YouTube watching various shows that are set in African...

Akon And WizKid Reject Dark Skinned Girls From Video Requests “Half Caste” Girls

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Akon, Akon, Akon.  Shame on you.  WizKid? Well, I have no clue who you are, but apparently you’re some sort of  Akon “protege”.   According to Fashion Ghana, the two artists have an upcoming concert and video shoot taking place in Ghana.  Allegedly, some of...

Ghana Arrests Chinese For ‘Illegal Mining’

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Gold in Africa in a lucrative business. Ghana is Africa's biggest gold producer after South Africa, producing more than 1.6 million ounces in the first half of 2012.

Ghana Celebrates 55 Years of Independence

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Fifty-five years ago today Ghana gained independence from British rule, making it the first sub-Saharan African nation to shed its colonial backing. This year’s theme, “Sustaining Unity and Peace for Democracy and Development,” was marked by parades and speeches throughout the country, but as the...