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COVID-19 initiative by Oral Ofori recognized by German nonprofit alliance

TheAfricanDream.net founder Oral Ofori was in late August 2020 recognized by GEMEINSAM FÜR AFRIKA in Germany for the ‘Heroes of COVID-19’ initiative he started in April 2020 to highlight the works of volunteers and individuals fighting the novel coronavirus. GEMEINSAM FÜR AFRIKA (GFA), a nonprofit alliance based in Berlin, Germany that is an association of numerous aid and development organizations …

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Directorial debut Walk With Me by Kwame Asante Ofori screens at AFRIFF

Kwame Asante Ofori

A documentary-short by Ghanaian film director Kwame Asante Ofori titled ‘Walk With Me‘, recently screened at the November 2018 Africa International Film Festival (AFRIFF) in Nigeria where TheAfricanDram.net caught up with the producer to learn more about it. AFRIFF has annually held in Nigeria since 2010 and is a film festival that features award shows and film training classes. This year …

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Choral Extravaganza celebrates Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary in the US

Choirs of the Ghana Wesley United Methodist Church (GWUMC) of Woodbridge, and Alfred Street Baptist Church Trinity Choir (ASBCTC) of Alexandria, both respectively in Virginia, United States (US), treated music enthusiasts and members of the public to beautiful choral performances on March 3, 2018 at the Saint Paul Methodist United Church in Woodbridge, Virginia. Dubbed the ‘Choral Extravaganza For Ghana’s …

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Cojo Tee ​new music video AJOA​ satirize moral decay

New music video — Ajoa — according to Cojo Tee, is a “lyrical satire about some young women who indulge in short cuts to make a living by solely depending on their beauty to entice men with their physique and bodily curves.” The US based Ghanaian musician says such women risk getting impregnated without husbands, diseases or hopelessness. “My video Ajoa …

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Howard University Provost Anthony Wutoh 7th recipient of Bouchet Award

Howard University Provost Dr. Anthony K. Wutoh received the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award at Howard University Graduate School’s twelfth annual Bouchet Forum at on October 12, 2017. The honor was bestowed on the Provost at the University’s Interdisciplinary Research Building in Washington DC, United States (US). Dr. Wutoh who becomes the seventh recipient of the Edward Bouchet Legacy Award has led …

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NC Courage Secures a 2-1 Victory Against OL Reign at home

A sweltering afternoon 94-degrees heat over the weekend was not enough to stop the North Carolina Courage women’s soccer team from defeating the OL Reign by two goals to one at the Sahlen’s Stadium in Cary, North Carolina. The NC Courage 2-1 victory secured on Saturday June 19 which was also Juneteenth — a significant date in for African-American history …

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First JollofFestival in South Africa: Ghana tops, Nigeria Curates, Congo DR hosts — Africa wins

The Ghana-Nigeria Jollof Wars competition 2021 tagged #JollofWarsSouthAfrica was held at Karibu Wote Restaurant in Rivonia, Sandton, a place in South Africa’s largest city of Johannesburg. The Grand Prize winner was Florence Ansah of Ghana, she walked away with 8000 South African rands (R), the equivalent of about 560 US dollars. Florence, who is based in Sunnyside, Pretoria became the …

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Comedian Waris wants to put Ghana Comedy on the World stage

Born Abdul Waris Umaru, with the stage name of Comedian Waris, the ever rising Ghanaian comic-personality says he intends to work harder to put Ghana on the top of the global comedy map. He says although over the years he has made a significant impact with his work as a comedian, he intends to put in more effort to perfect …

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First Ghana-Nigeria Jollof Wars in South Africa set for mid-June of 2021

The never-ending Jollof Wars is coming to South Africa for the first time ever in history. South Africa will play a key role of being host to the first ever Jollof Rice Competition between Ghanaians and Nigerians in the 2nd quarter of 2021. Karibu Wote African restaurant in Rivonia, Sandton, South Africa is going to be the venue where yet …

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