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Republicans at national convention Googling ‘What is plagiarism’ hours after Melania’s speech

Republicans at national convention Googling ‘What is plagiarism’ hours after Melania’s speech

Data from Google shows tens of thousands of users in and around the venue of the ongoing Republican National Convention in Cleveland asking ‘What is plagiarism?’ several hours after Melania Trump delivered a speech in which she heavily borrowed phrases from a 2008 speech by current first lady Michelle Obama. A report posted on Google…

Petition: Allow the pound to drop against the cedi

A petition launched on the UK government’s e-petition website is calling on the British authorities to re-calibrate the exchange rates to allow the Sterling to drop against the Ghanaian Cedi. Ghana’s cedi has been performing poorly against the pound when most other currencies made significant gains against the British currency which plummeted to its lowest…

Forget Me Not: #RememberJune3

He was a father A husband, an uncle He was on his way to his wife’s office ‘I will be there in a twinkling x,’ he texted her In a twinkling, that’s all it took for his body to be charred by the flames Now he’s up there, looking down on us with a twinkle…

Ghana declared ‘the only jollof superpower’ as quality report downgrades Nigerian jollof due to tomato shortage

Ghana has consolidated its position as the world’s sole jollof superpower after a major tomato shortage in Nigeria forced experts to downgrade the Nigerian version of the tomato-base rice dish. The 2016 World Quality Report says a nationwide tomato shortage in Nigeria has affected the quality of made-in-Nigeria jollof, relegating it to several places behind…

Dodgy Dave to offer leaders of ‘fantastically corrupt’ countries expert advice on offshore funds

British prime minister David Cameron will hold a special session during the 2016 anti-corruption summit in London to share his expertise on “how to create and operate secretive offshore trusts.” Downing Street says this special session will run alongside the summit which starts on Thursday 12 May at Lancaster House in London and participants will…

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