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What is The African Diaspora Development Institute about?

The African Diaspora Development Institute (The ADDI) is an entity that was born out of the realization that there is no one stop shop for everything African. Business Communities around the world, African Diaspora, or people interested in African tourism have to visit 55 African countries in order to find out information about Africa. There’s definitely a need for a …

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The City of Memphis To Honour Ghana In A Month-Long Celebration

For the last two years, the Embassy of Ghana in Washington DC, under the leadership of the Ambassador, H.E. Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration have been working assiduously to highlight Ghana as the country of choice, for business and tourism throughout the United States of America. Sarkodie (left) and Stonebwoy As a result …

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Ghana’s Akufo Addo named “champion of the AU financial institutions”

African leaders have appointed Ghana’s President Akufo-Addo as “Champion of the African Union Financial Institutions.” The Chairperson of the African Union, the South African President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement on Monday at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Credit: Myjoyonline.com Under the AU Agenda 2063, the creation of African Union Financial Institutions represents a flagship project. The …

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Oscars 2020: South Korea’s Parasite makes history by winning best picture

South Korean film Parasite has been named best picture at this year’s Oscars, becoming the first non-English language film to take the top prize. Renee Zellweger won best actress for playing Judy Garland in Judy. Joaquin Phoenix won best actor for Joker. Brad Pitt and Laura Dern won the supporting acting awards for their roles in Once Upon A Time …

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Oscar Winners 2020: See the Full List

The Oscars 2020 are in the books! The show aired tonight on ABC, and now we all know which Oscars 2020 nominees took home the most coveted prize in film, the Oscar®. The moment was all captured live here on Oscar.com as we presented the full list of Oscars 2020 winners all night long as they were revealed both here and on the Oscars Winners page. If …

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South African Airways offers Special travel Industry fares for 2020 tourism conferences in South Africa

Exclusive Fares Available for Tourism Conference Delegates to South Africa and Destinations Throughout the Continent South African Airways (SAA), the national flag carrier of South Africa and a Skytrax 4-Star rated airline, is offering special travel trade fares in both Premium Business and Economy Class to travel advisors and travel industry professionals that are planning to attend the numerous tourism …

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#GRAMMYAwards2020 : Angelique Kidjo wins Best World Music; Nigerian Burna Boy misses out

Beninese singer-songwriter, Angelique Kidjo, was announced the winner of the Best World Music Album at the 62nd Grammy Awards. She beat Nigeria’s Burna Boy and three other nominees to win the Grammy on Sunday at the Staples Center, Los Angeles. Angélique Kpasseloko Hinto Hounsinou Kandjo Manta Zogbin Kidjo, known as Angélique Kidjo, is a Beninese singer-songwriter, actress, and activist who …

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A look at the life and times of Kobe ‘Black Mamba’ Bryant

Retired professional basketball player, Joseph Washington “Jellybeans” Bryant had a successful career as an NBA player plying his trade for the Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers and San Diego Clippers. As a coach, he handled teams in Italy, Japan and Thailand. It was thanks to his time in Japan and his love for the Kobe beef that he named his …

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Michelle Obama wins Grammy for best spoken word album

Former US first lady, Michelle Obama can now add Grammy winner to her resume, after snagging the award on music’s biggest night for Best Spoken Word Album, for the audiobook of her memoir “Becoming.” Her win on Sunday gives the Obama household its third Grammy: former president Barack Obama has already snagged two Grammys in the same category for his …

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Alex Okosi appointed MD of YouTube’s EMEA emerging markets

YouTube has announced Alex Okosi will be taking on the role of managing director of emerging markets for YouTube in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Okosi will be responsible for running YouTube’s business and partnership teams across emerging markets in EMEA including Russia, the Middle East, North and Sub-Saharan Africa. He will report to the head of YouTube EMEA, …

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