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Catherine Cudjoe plus other African immigrants for NYC Comptroller honor

Catherine Cudjoe

“This is such an unexpected honor for me, I am just happily working within the African Diaspora community here in New York City (NYC) over the past decade as an immigrant from Ghana to the United States (US). So for the city to recognize me in such a huge way is indeed humbling,” said Catherine Cudjoe about being among individuals …

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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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Emmanuel Mensah posthumously named ‘Local Hero’ by NYC Red Cross

Red Cross

“Emmanuel Mensah was simply an amazing Private First Class (Pfc) of the United States (US) army. It is so honoring and equally humbling for me to receive such a huge recognition on his behalf from the Red Cross. May his soul rest in peace.“ This was said Catherine Cudjoe who had just accepted a posthumous award for Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah from …

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‘Health Outcomes in a Foreign Land’ authored by Dr. Bernard Kwabi-Addo targets Diaspora Africans

Dr. Bernard Kwabi-Addo

According to Dr. Bernard Kwabi-Addo and in his book, ‘Health Outcomes in a Foreign Land – A Role for Epigenomic and Environmental Interactions (Springer 2017)’, there has been a high incidence and mortality rates for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic liver disease, kidney disease and cancer among the African diaspora in Western European and North American countries. The picture is different when …

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Immigrant Soldiers: Doing Our Part to Secure America

US military

The Former Secretary of State, General Colin Powell once said during a speech at Georgetown University in 2017, that “America is a nation of immigrants, and a nation of diversity.” He went on to say that “although we have trouble with diversity, we are a vibrant economy because of immigration.” It has often been said that the United States Armed …

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Black History Month Celebration with Mayor Muriel Bowser

Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington DC and the Mayor’s Office on African Affairs (MOAA) will hold an event in connection to the Black History Month celebration themed “Conversations, Community & ConneXions” in Washington DC. The event will be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2016,Washington , from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities located on 200 …

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Africans in and out of diaspora asked to take taxation seriously

Nana Osei Amoh, CEO of Auxano Limited Liability Company (LLC), a budding financial firm in Virginia USA has taken advantage of the tax season in 2013 to call on his fellow Ghanaians and Africans all over the USA and those living on the continent to take their financial issues very seriously and pay careful attention to taxation. This is because …

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Pursuit of the American Dream

Virgil Afortor of the US Navy Ghanaian born Virgil Afortor was one of the many Africans who filled out forms to participate in the US Diversity Visa Lottery (USDVL) program in 2008 with high hopes of winning. Winning the lottery and gaining permanent legal residency in the USA was not the most important to Virgil, but also making sense of …

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