Tag Archives: breaking news/press release

SOHO calls for mentors to positively impact Virginia youth

Space of Her Own, Inc. (SOHO) is an art-based organization that serves pre-teen girls by providing yearlong mentoring through engagement in life skills instruction, creative art activities and meaningful community service projects. The SOHO program is brought to life through the selflessness of volunteers who bring smiles and hope to youths through their work as mentors. These mentors volunteer their …

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African Youth Excellence Awards now open, give it a shot guys

So our friends helping create and organize the third annual edition of the 2015 AYE Awards have opened the nomination process and asked #TheAfricanDream to inform you and also encourage you to participate or ask someone you know to give it a shot. What is the AYE Awards about you asked? Well it is solely focussed on rewarding Young Africans Pursuing Excellence. …

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Historic change arrives in Nigeria via President-elect Buhari

President Buhari (left) and Vice-President Osinbajo; newly elect leaders of Nigeria The spontaneous outpouring of emotions and celebrations that characterized the pronouncement of Muhammedu Buhari as the President-elect of Nigeria in major cities and towns across the country was clear evidence that the people wanted change. The campaign theme of the Buhari-Osinbajo ticket resonated clearly amongst a nation that successfully …

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New Rocky Dawuni album out March 31, 2015

Branches of the Same Tree, the new album from Rocky Dawuni is out March 31, 2015 worldwide on Cumbancha. The Versatile musician—songwriter straddles the musical boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S.A to create an appealing “Afro-Roots” sound that unites generations and cultures. Filled with uplifting and irresistible songs, the Ghanian international star and humanitarian’s sixth album, and first …

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CommProve Wins Strategic African Networking Monitoring Contract

An African regulator is planning to make the network performance information for specific locations publicly available on their website. CommProve, a leader in end-to-end network management for actionable customer insights, announced in Dublin Ireland on March 25, 2015 that it is working with an African telecommunications regulator to monitor the Quality of Service (QoS) of multiple mobile network operators (MNOs) …

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US-based Ghana media practitioners visit Ambassador Smith in Washington DC

Ambassador Smith is middle with both hands on table Members of the Ghanaian Media fraternity in the United States on Wednesday February 23rd paid a courtesy visit to Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency (HE) Lt. General Joseph Henry Smith at the chancery in Washington DC.  The mission for the visit was to officially welcome the newly appointed …

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Wikimedia Ghana excited about MTN #WikiZero in Ghana

Ghana’s leading mobile operator, MTN, with the support of the Ministry of Education, has become the country’s first mobile operator to offer free access to Wikipedia as part of the Wikimedia Foundation’s global Wikipedia Zero initiative. The service enables MTN customers to access all the free knowledge on Wikipedia without data charges. As part of its vision to lead the …

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‘Afro-Pop’ songstress Wiyaala releases debut album

Album art courtesy of Wiyaala On November 24, 2014 #TheAfricanDream received some good news from Noella Wiyaala, Ghanaian singer and songwriter known for her hit single called ‘Make Me Dance’ seen in video here. The above date also happens to be the international release date of Wiyaala’s self titled debut album–“Wiyaala”. Find out more about this Ghanaian Afro-pop songstress and be encouraged by us to …

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TV Producer/Blogger from Ghana wins award in the USA

Photo Credit: Rexford Nkansah #TheAfricanDream — a show produced and hosted by Oral Ofori for WPAATV (a public access TV in Wallingford CT, USA) along with shows of other producers from that station was collated and submitted under the name “The Reel: What we did together” to ACM-NE (Alliance for Community Media North east Video Festival) and won Overall Excellence  for …

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