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Important New Gold Zones Identified at Anumso, Ghana

VANCOUVER, B.C., Jan. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ashanti Gold Corp. ("Ashanti" or the "Company") - (TSXV:AGZ) is pleased to announce very encouraging results from its recent soil sampling program on the Anumso project, (the "Project") Ghana. Results from 1,797 soil geochemical samples designed to

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-01-18 20:03:00

ExxonMobil Acquires Exploration Acreage Offshore Ghana

IRVING, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil today announced that it has signed a petroleum agreement with the government of Ghana to acquire exploration and production rights for the Deepwater Cape Three Points block. The agreement is subject to parliamentary ratification. Exploration activities, i

BUSINESS WIRE - 2018-01-18 14:00:00

Exxon signs deal for deepwater drilling off Ghana

Exxon Mobil (XOM-0.6%) signs an agreement with the government of Ghana to explore for oil in the Deepwater Cape Three Point offshore oilfield. The deal was signed following direct negotiations between XOM and the government without an open competitive tender. Lead operator XOM will own an 80% stake

SEEKINGALPHA.COM - 2018-01-18 14:35:02

Exxon strikes deep-water exploration deal in Ghana

Exxon Mobil Corp. has inked a deal with Ghana for exploration and production rigs in a deep-water block 57 miles off the coast of the West African country, the company said Wednesday. The Texas oil company said it expects to acquire and analyze seismic data later this year in a bid to explore the De

HOUSTON CHRONICLE - 2018-01-18 17:49:00

Motherland Connection: Go-Go Goes to Africa

Milton "Go-Go Mickey" Freeman in a session with local drummers in Ife, Nigeria On the morning of Team Familiar's performance at the opulent palace of the Yoruba king, who is known as the Ooni of Ife, the band members were escorted to an open-air market where they were fitted for hand-sewn traditiona

WASHINGTON CITY PAPER - 2018-01-18 14:00:00

#1dament! Watch Live Matches at the Biggest Football Events of 2018 and More

Exciting news! Your One Customer Bank, Sterling Bank PLC, is set to reward its customers with mind-blowing prizes, including a brand new home in Lekki. The recently unveiled promo tagged 1dament will hold from December 2017 till March 2018. Eight lucky customers will win all-expense paid trips to w

GOAL.COM - 2018-01-18 17:17:31

Exxon Mobil signs deal for deepwater oil exploration off Ghana

ACCRA (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp signed a deal with Ghana on Thursday to explore for oil in the Deepwater Cape Three Point offshore (DWCTP) oilfield. The signing followed direct negotiations between Ghana and Exxon Mobil without an open competitive tender due to the nature of the field, where the

REUTERS - 2018-01-18 10:30:08

Swansea boss Carvalhal heaps praise on Ayew after FA Cup victory

Swansea manager Carlos Carvalhal has showered praise on Ghana striker Jordan Ayew following his brilliant performance in their 2-1 victory over Championship side Wolverhampton Wanderers in the FA Cup on Wednesday. The 26-year-old opened the scoring for Swansea by the 11th minute, after beating five

GOAL.COM - 2018-01-18 09:20:47

Super Eagles remain 51st in January Fifa ranking

Gernot Rohr's men are unmoved in the latest monthly Fifa ranking for the first month of the year released on Thursday Nigeria stay unmoved at number 51 in the latest Fifa rankings for the month of January released on Thursday. The Super Eagles were adjudged the same rank in the world according to

GOAL.COM - 2018-01-18 12:54:16

WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Tanzania, Zambia currencies seen bearish, others stable

DAR ES SALAAM, Jan 18 (Reuters) - The Tanzanian and Zambian currencies are likely to come under pressure next week, but other African currencies should remain stable. The Tanzanian shilling may be weighed down by demand from oil and merchandise importers. Commercial banks quoted the shilling at 2,

REUTERS - 2018-01-18 12:13:58

Zurdo Ramirez Media Day

Photo: Mikey Williams/Top Rank WBO super middleweight world champion Gilberto Zurdo Ramirez works out during Media Day at Hill Street Boxing in Long Beach, California. Zurdo defends vs unbeaten Habib Ahmed of Ghana in Corpus Christi, Texas, on February 3 topping a Top Rank/ESPN telecast. Photo: Mike

FIGHTNEWS.COM - 2018-01-18 12:30:17

Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

Accra, Ghana - They have come from the big cities of San Francisco, Chicago, and New York. Thousands of them. And many refuse to return. A new wave of African Americans is escaping the incessant racism and prejudice in the United States. From Senegal and Ghana to The Gambia, communities are emerging

YAHOO! - 2018-01-18 08:05:00

Charlottesville delegation to visit sister city in Ghana

Mayor Nikuyah Walker will lead a delegation of local residents and community leaders this spring to Charlottesville's sister city in Ghana, the Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation announced this week. The delegation's visit to Winneba, Ghana, will be the fifth trip from Charlottesville organized by t

DAILY PROGRESS - 2018-01-17 23:25:00

Mayor Walker to lead delegation to Ghana

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) -- A delegation from Charlottesville led by new Mayor Nikuyah Walker will travel to Charlottesville's sister city Winneba, Ghana this spring. Coming after a year in which Charlottesville has been embroiled in legal battles over Confederate monuments and the violent

NEWSPLEX.COM - 2018-01-18 02:13:00

Not clear what Trump will support on immigration: Senate leader

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Republican in the U.S. Senate said on Wednesday he was waiting to find out what President Donald Trump would support in terms of immigration legislation before devoting floor time to any bill. "I'm looking for something that President Trump supports and he has not yet

INVESTING.COM - 2018-01-17 18:50:00

President says Ghana's economy back on track

ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana's economy is rebounding and the major commodity exporter is poised to wean itself off bailouts through sustained fiscal discipline and a battle against corruption, President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Wednesday. The former opposition leader, sworn into office a year ago, said h

REUTERS - 2018-01-17 18:18:59

SBI MLS Draft Spotlight: After maturing on road from Ghana to Wake Forest, Twumasi looks forward to Draft process

Ema Twumasi's path is one that has become fairly common in recent years. The Wake Forest star is one of several Ghanaian-born players to make waves in the U.S. and earn themselves a chance at MLS. For years, players have emigrated from Ghana and thrived within the college game. But Twumasi's game is

SBISOCCER.COM - 2018-01-17 19:00:19

Maame Biney: Meet the Teenager Who Is Set to Become This Year's Breakout Olympic Star

After her infectiously giddy interviews and her viral celebration (and accidental pratfall) upon qualifying for the Winter Olympics last month, 17-year-old Maame Biney (pronounced MAH-may BYE-nee) has quickly become America's most charming speedskater since a certain soul-patched glider stormed his

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-01-17 20:03:19

Charlottesville group to travel to West Africa to explore the origins of slavery

Photo: WINA Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation News Release: Charlottesville, VA, 1/16/18: The Charlottesville-Winneba Foundation, a non-profit organization which supports mutually-beneficial collaborations between the international Sister Cities of Charlottesville, USA and Winneba, Ghana, has annou

WINA.COM - 2018-01-17 22:28:41

Africans Are the Most Educated Immigrants in U.S.: Report

Ifeozuwa Oyaniyi, 5, born in Nigeria, holds flags given to him by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), while waiting to receive his citizenship certificate on February 19, 2013, in New York City. (John Moore/Getty Images) In light of President Trump's recent "shithole" remarks, fol

THE ROOT - 2018-01-17 21:25:00