Exploring Ghana as it Prepares to Celebrate 60th Independence Day

Ghana, the first nation in West Africa to win independence from colonial rule, has served a mecca for a number of African-American leaders — W.E.B. Du Bois, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and even more recently, President Barack Obama. A good portion of the country’s history is tied to the Philadelphia region where Ghana’s first prime minister and …

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South African Airways Salutes Ghana’s 60th Independence Day With Special $679 Sale Fare

In celebration of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a special sale fare of $679.00* round-trip (restrictions apply) from Washington Dulles International Airport in the USA to Accra, Ghana. Travel on this fare is applicable from February 20 to March 30, 2017, to allow travelers to spend the Independence Day holiday period …

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US Based My-Star Radio Strikes Partnership With Citi-FM Ghana

My-Star Radio, an African Radio station which operates out of the Delaware Valley in the US finalized arrangements in November 2016 to formally begin broadcasting LIVE News segment from one of the biggest media companies in Ghana – Citi FM. This present arrangement means My-Star Radio will be able to pick up the feed for LIVE News Bulletins for broadcast …

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Rocky Dawuni Calls For Stronger Ghana In 2016 General Elections

Rocky Dawuni has made a passionate appeal to the people of Ghana to bear in mind the country’s “need for strong and transformative leadership” as they head to the polls in the December 7, 2016, general elections. The GRAMMY-nominated Afro Roots musician and activist, echoed this appeal when TheAfricanDream.net called him up to find out what he had to say …

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Dennis Bioh Envisions ‘Last Tear’ For African Immigrants In The US

Dennis Bioh

Dennis Bioh is President and CEO of the African Community Resource Center (ACRC), a US-based nonprofit organization that seeks to bring opportunities to Africans primarily living in Virginia and the larger Washington DC metropolis of the American east coast. One such opportunity the ACRC is working on right now is the ‘Last Tear’ project. According to Dennis, the ‘Last Tear’ …

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South African Airways Thanksgiving Holiday Cyber Sale To Africa

South African Airways

South African Airways Thanksgiving offer: the national flag carrier of South Africa and Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a cyber sale with special fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for 6-days only over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. The cyber fares are available from New York-JFK International Airport or Washington, DC Dulles International Airport to Johannesburg, South Africa …

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Okyeame Kwame To Be Honored by the Mayor of Cincinnati

John Cranley, Mayor of the city of Cincinnati in Ohio USA will present Okyeame Kwame, the versatile Ghanaian artist, and philanthropist, with a proclamation and Key to the City on Monday, November 21, 2016. The ceremony is organized by the Black Nurses Association of Cincinnati in partnership with the Ghanaian community in Cincinnati. Mayor Cranley will symbolically hand Okyeame Kwame …

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Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng Goes On Holy Land Tour

It’s one minute past 3PM in Israeli local time and Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng is getting off the Austrian Airlines plane with some members of his Divine Word International Ministries (DWIM) congregation to begin their Holy Land Tour. The day is October 5, 2016. The late afternoon sun shines a warm welcome on the Bishop and other members of the …

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The A Bridal Show Pulls Weddings Together

On Sunday, October 2, 2016, the Washington/Reston region will be privy to a rare and elegant “must attend” bridal show. The A Bridal Show is a premiere event that will be held at the Bechtel Conference Center. Doors open to the public at 2pm. The closing is at 6pm. Showcasing their expert wedding services at the bridal show are talented photographers, makeup …

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David Adjaye: Architect Of US National Museum of African American History

David Adjaye

Name: David Adjaye Home: New York City and London Age: 50 Profession: Architect The National Museum of African American History and Culture, located along the Mall in Washington D.C. is finally here after eight years in the making — and David Adjaye, the architect behind the project can’t believe it’s actually done. “It’s been eight years in the making from …

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