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Whitney Osei Crowned first Miss Ghana Tourism USA

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The first annual Miss Ghana Tourism USA Pageant was held in Rockville, Maryland (USA) on October 10, 2015. The beauty pageant endorses the beauty of Ghanaian women hailing from all parts of Ghana that are residents in the USA while promoting Ghanaian tourism and lifestyle. After the night’s festivities and much awaited suspense, Whitney Osei was crowned the first Miss Ghana Tourism …

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Its time to ‘Wiki Loves Africa’ Again

For the first time, last year, a continental-wide photo contest kicked off. With over 6,000 pictures uploaded, the annual public photo contest was sure to a great start. Similar to Wiki Loves Monuments – which is primarily about sharing pictures of monuments around the world – Wiki Loves Africa is primarily for Africans on African soil, but open to all, with last …

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Elivava shares stage with Denmark saxophonist, Katrine Suwalski, others

Elivava; top, and The One World Band Billed as a special guest performer on Denmark-Danish saxophone player and composer, Katrine Suwalski’s tour events in Ghana; Ghanaian Afro-Jazz/Afro-Pop singer, Elivava has indicated, “it is a great pleasure sharing the stage with the legendary saxophonist, Katrine Suwalski and her Danish/Ghanaian band; Another World.” “She is an amazing composer and I enjoyed every …

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Africa Fashion week to infect Washington DC with African culture

Washington DC will from March 19-21, 2015 witness the maiden edition of the African Fashion Week DC (AFWDC), a fashion event extravaganza that will feature African designers, vendors, entertainers, art and businesses parading and networking over a series of events and shows. AFWDC’s founder & event producer, Joyce Donkor, says “we couldn’t be more excited about holding our first African …

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Lion Boy of Cameroon shares new single and career journey

Lion Boy, born Samuel Suh is a Cameroonian artiste also known as One Zeal whose genre include Reggae, Dancehall and Hip Hop. Lion Boy is currently based in Johannesburg South Africa where he recently released the video for his hit single Good feelings. The track is the first single from his latest project the “Good Feelings” EP. The video was …

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I love boxers and wanted to be a nurse — Wiyaala

Wiyaala Shows off one of her awards Noella Wiyaala granted #TheAfricanDream an exclusive interview from her base in the port city of Tema in Ghana, where she talked about herself, music and plans for 2015. Wiyaala is a singer-songwriter who writes her own lyrics and classifies her genre as Afropop. Wiyaala is probably the only artiste in the world recording in the Sissala …

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Meet Thomas Alicoe Appiah, one of Ghana’s avant-garde artists

By Oral Ofori Thomas painting waterfalls on a wall for a young fan of his His paintings are amazing and his artistry is exceptional because of the passion he puts into almost everything he does. One minute you will find him sketching something amazing on a piece of paper with a pen or pencil and the next he’s wearing a …

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How Nigeria’s Nollywood is dominating Africa’s movie scene

  Nollywood signpost in Nigeria, an icon of Africa’s movie industry Nollywood movies or actors’ names is what you will find if you ask the avid African movie watcher to name ten of their favorite African actors or movies. Nollywood – Nigeria’s entertainment industry – is obviously dominating the African movie scene and this piece is an attempt to shed some …

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