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Fact Check: Is California’s GDP Larger Than That of Africa’s Combined?

WakeUpAfrica’s assessment of recently published data by the African Development Bank, can confirm that the US state of California has a larger gross domestic product than that of all African countries put together. In 2017, the combined GDP of 54 African countries was $2.24 Trillion, according to the most recent data from the African Development Bank. California’s GDP was $2.798

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US Actor Jai White Defends Decision To Visit Ghana Following Some Negative Reaction

American actor and martial artist, Michael Jai White, who was recently enstooled as Chief in Akwamu, has reacted to the negative comments flooding his social media handles after his visit to Ghana. The US actor along with Boris Kodjoe and other top Black Hollywood celebrities, came to Ghana recently for the Full Circle Festival, which was chaired by The Office

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Tell us about your experience with Police in your country

We are very keen to know your experience with your local police force. Share your experience with us and may publish your story. Just follow the link on our website; click on menu, select contact us, follow the instructions to write your story on the comments section. Alternatively, you can send us an email on wakeupafrica360@gmail.com Do not let that

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Gabon soldiers declare coup attempt ‘to restore democracy!

It’s been reported that Soldiers in the Central African Republic of Gabon have taken over the state radio station in an ongoing coup. The current president Ali bongo is on a medical trip abroad where he is recovering from a stroke. The bongo family have ruled Gabon as far back as 1967 except for four months in 2009 after Ali

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National Cathedral Fundraising Dinner: A table For $10,000; Chair, $1,000 – Duncan-Williams

A fundraising dinner for the proposed National Cathedral has been scheduled for 28 December 2018, and, according to Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams, Chairman of the Fundraising Committee of the 13-member National Cathedral Board of Trustees, a table at the dinner will cost $10,000 while a chair will cost $1,000. “… Everybody, buy a ticket for the fundraising dinner”, the Founder of

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Earthquake May Be Imminent In Ghana – Geological Authority Warns

The Ghana Geological Survey Authority (GGSA), has warned Ghanaians to brace themselves for a possible earthquake following the earth tremor, which hit some parts of Accra on Sunday. Although it could not give further details about Sunday’s incident, the GGSA said it was gathering more data from all of its stations in order to better classify it, and determine the

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