Oral Ofori

Could Ghana Be The World’s Next Oil Hotspot?

Crude oil could turn Ghana into one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. This seems to be the message coming from analysts as the West African country is set to start benefitting from the development of its largely untapped oil wealth. There are only three fields in Ghana that are already producing, out of 21 license blocks. Of these, …

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Wikipedia’s forgotten women: inside the editing marathon to fix imbalance


The fifth annual event at the National Museum of Women in the Arts aims to arm volunteers with tools and knowledge to bring gender equality to the platform There’s a better way to celebrate Women’s History Month than simply buying Hillary Clinton’s new book. Those looking to improve the public record can volunteer a few hours at the fifth annual …

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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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Grammy-Nominee Rocky Dawuni is Rooted to Music

Rocky Dawuni

Uniting the world with his music and straddling the boundaries of Africa, the Caribbean and the United States, Ghanaian singer-lyricist Rocky Dawuni is determined to bring the unheard melodies of his continent to the forefront. Growing up in a tumultuous era in Ghana, Dawuni found solace in music, something that he continues to find comfort in. “I was raised in the …

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North America Sierra Leone group NOSLINA calls for free and fair elections


The National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America (NOSLINA), a non-political, nonpartisan body formed by Sierra Leoneans has appealed for a free and fair elections in the upcoming 2018 elections in Sierra Leone. NOSLINA made the call in their March 1, 2018 press release in Washington as part of their committment to promoting democratic principles and to ensuring the …

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2018 Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit for Washington DC

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit

Business leaders and prominent personalities are expected to speak at the Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) 2018 (http://ATIGS2018.com) to be held on June 24 to June 26 at World Trade Center – Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. The prestigious biennial business conference and exhibition will bring together delegates from more than 70 countries including government delegations, high-profile African …

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Can Republicans resist Donald Trump like the ANC did Jacob Zuma?

Jacob Zuma

“I would not look to the U.S. Constitution, if I were drafting a Constitution … I might look at the Constitution of South Africa. That was a deliberate attempt to have a fundamental instrument of government that embraced basic human rights, and had an independent judiciary … It really is, I think, a great piece of work.” — Supreme Court …

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“Do Not Ignore Africa” – President Akufo-Addo Appeals at US National Governors Association meeting

National Governors Association

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged Governors of the United States of America not to ignore Africa, stating his belief that “this can be Africa’s century”, during his 2018 historic address of the National Governors Association meeting in Washington DC. According to President Akufo-Addo, growth in Africa, in 2015 was second only to that of Asia, adding …

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