Winston Deegbe

36 Added | 2 Magazines | 10 Likes | @WinstonDeeg2015 | Keep up with Winston Deegbe on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Winston Deegbe”

Prince's death raises numerous questions about prior health

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prince talked dirty in song but had a reputation for clean living. He also had an ability to put on shows that were electrifying in their athleticism.<p>But after his death at age 57 — following a series of canceled shows and a reported emergency plane landing for medical treatment …

High Heels

Useful Apps To Learn Design And Coding On Your Smartphone

Whether you like it or not, programming is becoming one of the most important skills in the 21st century. You were certainly not the lucky one who had a chance to learn to code in the first-grade as Estonians do but you can definitely catch-up by being smart about your time. The design is another …

Tutorials
College Sports

First ever 'Made in Ghana' cars are built to survive anything

<b>(CNN) —</b> The first cars to carry a "made in Ghana" seal will be under a harsh spotlight as they prepare to enter the marketplace and take on the major international brands.<p>The man that made it happen is under no illusions about the difficulty of the task.<p>"The biggest challenge is people believing …

Africa

Nigerian woman with no formal education but lectures at Harvard, other top varsities

Okundaye<p>NOT many in her homeland appear to know about her unique story. But in other lands, especially Europe and America, she is a ‘goddess’ whose …

Los Angeles

Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants?

Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people<p>Join our community of global development professionals.<p>In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, created with the purpose of putting white people …

Wall Street
Soccer

Making It Rain: Black Billionaire Tech Investor Robert Smith Beats Michael Jordan On #Forbes400 Richest Americans List

Black Billionaire Tech Investor Robert Smith Makes Forbes List<p>Billionaire tech investor and equity titan Robert Smith was recently named at one of …

Emerging Markets

Mauritania: a family adventure in the Sahara

Few places in the world are as otherworldly and untravelled by outsiders as the Mauritanian Sahara, yet a family holiday is surprisingly affordable, and full of magic and adventure<p>I hear shrill ululating cries from inside a windowless stone room, then frenzied drumming. Following it inside, I’m …

Travel

Seychelles: Eden in the ocean

Paradise, simple as that: the 115 islands of the Seychelles are lush, turquoise-lapped, rich in culture, even richer in wildlife. And a trip there …

Spotlight: Social Media Manager Gabrielle Kwarteng

<b>My name is</b> Gabrielle Kwarteng and I am the Social Media Manager for PBH Network, a collection of three sites—All That Is Interesting, Runt, and PBH2—focused on creating the most shareworthy content on the internet, from striking photography galleries to humorous GIFs and the beautiful to bizarre.<p><b>My</b> …

Emerging Markets
Africa

The Malian Manuscripts: A Priceless Islamic Heritage

<i>Malian Manuscripts from Timbuktu</i><p>Photo by David West for Malian Manuscript Foundation<p>For centuries, Timbuktu provided rest alongside the Niger River for travelers journeying across the African Continent. From the 12th through the 16th Centuries, Mali became an intellectual haven for Islamic …

Africa

Poaching and Illegal Logging Are Wiping Out Ghana’s Birds

The biodiversity-rich forests of Ghana should be full of the cries and chirps of dozens of native bird species. Instead, the only sound you hear at …

Biodiversity

Suicide Girls model, Eden Von Hell, fights in South Africa, Oct. 3

JOHANNESBURG – Mixed Martial Arts has always attracted a diverse array of personalities and lifestyles into its wire polygon; from information …

Top 10 famous people with roots in Africa

JOHANNESBURG – Africans play a prominent role in world affairs, and many have emerged at the top in many spheres of human endeavour.<p>Sometimes they …

Top 10

Accra Furqan Mosque ☪ I got a tour of the mosque yesterday and learned a few thing I'd like to share. The mosque, being built by the Government of Turkey is a replica of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (Blue Mosque) in Istanbul to highlight the relationship between our two countries. When completed, it'll be the new National Mosque and have a capacity of about 7,400. Initial budget was $7 million but it's estimated to cost $10 million when completed in early 2016. A conference and office complex will be built next to the mosque. #Accra #Ghana #Turkey #Islam #BlueMosque #Mosque #VSCOcam

Black Star Square

South African Cave Yields Strange Bones Of Early Human-Like Species

Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of an unusual human-like creature that lived long ago. Exactly how long ago is still a mystery — and that's not the only mystery surrounding this newfound species.<p>The bones have a strange mix of primitive and modern features, and were found in an …

Anthropology

The fortune-teller of Kabul

For centuries mystics have channelled the hopes and fears of Afghans. With the nation in turmoil, their services are as popular as ever. But can they survive the latest crackdown by religious hardliners?<p>Last November, Abdullah Sharifi visited a spirit medium. By his own admission, Sharifi was the …

Afghanistan

Banned by the NBA - The Shoe Technology of APL (Ep.1)

The brothers Goldston revisit the beginnings of their footwear journey at the University of Southern California.<p>Having played college-level basketball and American football during their time at the University of Southern California, twin brothers Adam and Ryan Goldston first began designing their …

World's Most Powerful Camera Will Map The Universe

The Department of Energy has given the go-ahead for construction to begin on the world’s largest and most powerful digital camera. Forming the digital ‘eye’ of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), to be built at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University, the camera will …

Cameras
Agriculture

Study Shows West African Diet Is Healthiest In The World

The people of West Africa do not have enough food to eat. The percentage of the population that is malnourished is higher in Sub-Saharan Africa than …

Andrew Meade: “A Firm With Great Teamwork Will Eventually Outrun Its Competition”

The founder of a U.S. construction company spent a year coaching West African business leaders. Here’s what he taught them.<p>For the past year, Andrew …

West Africa