| Aug 25, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Dr. Richard Harold Morrow Jr., a physician and Johns Hopkins public health official and who had worked in Ghana and Uganda, died of pancreatic cancer Aug. 17 at his home in the Bare Hills section of Baltimore County. He was 81.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:52 PM
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Midway through a three-country trip to Africa and shortly after an emotional tour of his hero Nelson Mandela's Robben Island prison cell, Barack Obama was greeted by another revered African leader, Desmond Tutu, with the words:...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 4:33 AM
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- President Obama on Sunday will unveil a new initiative to expand access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, in a speech that will point to Nelson Mandela's work as evidence of the potential for rapid transformation on the...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:37 PM
No single resource is more essential to modern life than oil, and no film offers a more incisive look at how the enormous wealth oil creates subverts the morality of individuals, corporations, even entire countries than Rachel Boynton's compelling...
| Mar 12, 2013
— Many of the 115 cardinal electors to be sequestered inside the Sistine Chapel on Tuesday didn't know each other when they headed for Rome last month. In fact, Chicago's Cardinal Francis George said he knew only a third of his fellow prelates,...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 7:53 PM
A former foreign exchange student from Ghana has been convicted in Orange County of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Girl Scouts while he worked for the non-profit, prosecutors said Thursday....
| Mar 24, 2013
In a ceiling-high, greasy tangle of wheels, fenders, handlebars and derailleurs, Amy Little sees hope.
She's the co-founder with her husband, Lee Ravenscroft, of Working Bikes Cooperative (2434 S. Western Ave., workingbikes.org), a nonprofit...
| Mar 9, 2013
Taiye Selasi's debut novel has been in publication for less than a week. But even before a single copy was sold, the glamorous 33-year-old was being hailed as the newest star of the literary world.
Selasi's publisher, The Penguin Group, is promoting...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 5:04 AM
The 8th Annual Bright Star Vision-Ghana Benefit will be held on Saturday March 2, from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Quaker Meeting House, 155 S. Quaker Lane in West Hartford.
The benefit, held every year to celebrate Ghana’s independence, and to support...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 4:39 AM
True love doesn't work this way.
After posting her profile on an internet dating site, a 50-year-old Lee County woman got a response from a man who claimed to be an American businessman working as an Investor in a Ghana Gold Mine Association,...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 2:17 PM
The community is invited to Broadfording Christian Academy’s sixth annual spaghetti dinner and auction on Friday, Feb. 15, at the school at 13535 Broadfording Church Road in Hagerstown.
The cost of dinner tickets is $8 for adults and $4 for...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:20 PM
You know all those warnings about how America's addiction to deficit spending is going to make us look like Greece?
Stop worrying. The bigger concern should be that America will look like Argentina.
That could happen, theoretically, if the...