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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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Okyerema Asante, the African master percussionist from Ghana

Isaac Okyerema Asante, the Ghanaian master percussionist was born in Koforidua, the eastern regional capital of Ghana on June 16, 1949. He started drumming at the tender age of three and many times found himself hitting on the tops of cooking utensils that his mother and sisters were cleaning in the kitchen during the evenings. He will arrange three or …

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Old friends reconnect: Mrs. Kyei-Mensah shares how Le’Chi was Engineered

Teresa Mabel Kyei-Mensah or Abena as I affectionately called her when we were growing up has worked as a Project Manager in the past with her engineering background. She is currently a Business Support Services Manager for a Salt Mining Company in Ghana’s capital city Accra. The BSc Civil Engineering graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology …

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KhoPhi innovates ways to make Africa’s drone stock market more lucrative

As the consumerization of camera drones for videography and photography continues to rise, more and more high quality aerial footages from Africa are shared. Many, like Rexford (aka KhoPhi), a content creator from Ghana who’s been capturing the beauty of Ghana’s infrastructure, landscapes and tourist sites for the past 2 years, have enhanced the opportunity to make such footages available …

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