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Why African Governments need to budget more for Outer Space

outer space

The concept of outer space may mean nothing to the common man in the streets of Lagos, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Cairo. Africa’s most pressing challenges include poverty, inadequate health care, poor infrastructure and education. In essence, governments in Africa should give priority and commit resources to address these pressing challenges. It may sound Utopian to ask African governments to pursue …

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Difference Between Nigerian And Ghanaian Jollof Rice Explained

Jollof rice

West African jollof rice is a longtime staple of the region, and it has become a hallmark food item for the average black foodie. For anyone that has yet to try jollof, you’re severely missing out. Jollof rice takes your average grain to new heights, with flavors and pairings that make it a timeless dish. But what the average consumer …

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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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10-member YALI team hold community project on child abuse in Ghana


Ten individuals from the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) embarked on a project in Ghana with the objective to create sensitization on child abuse and its effects on society. The group also looked into ways to prevent this problem. The group comprised the following individuals: Francis Amesawu, Frank Amo Boateng, Eleanor Gaysie, Adwoa Agyemang-Benneh, Priscilla Aprepary Adiweh, and Lily Botsyoe …

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Queensway Restaurant expands as Nigerian-founder readies to excite US

Queensway Restaurant

Winning the first ever Jollof festival in the United States (US) capital of Washington District of Columbia (DC) was a great experience for Queensway Restaurant. Their 2017 win at the African culinary festival celebrating Africa’s most debated dish of Jollof rice brought Queensway a lot of media blitz. This year the restaurant has a lot of delicious surprises for African food …

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Kojo Antwi colonizes 6 American States in 6 weeks during 2018 Tour

Kojo Antwi

Legendary Ghanaian musician ‘The Maestro‘, Kojo Antwi, AKA ‘Mr. Music Man‘, through late July and early September of 2018 embarked on a historic tour of the United States (US) that saw him tour six States in a tour that has been described as “very successful” by Mr. Antwi. Dubbed ‘The Maestro USA Tour 2018‘, the roadshow made its first stop in …

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African Innovation and Integration of WordCamp Conferences


WordCamp attendee William Derek Jackson is of the opinion that the unmistakable truth to mastering technology is understanding the reality that 80% of all tech careers require the ability to read and comprehend the written word, no matter what language. African nations are realizing the empowerment of thought leadership using tech. There can be several hundred dialects and language nuances …

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Enterprise Singapore on Growth Opportunities in Africa for Singapore firms

Enterprise Singapore

Singapore, Tuesday, 28 August 2018 — Enterprise Singapore has successfully facilitated close to 50 projects for Singapore companies in Africa in the last two years. 80% of these projects were undertaken by small and medium enterprises (SMEs). More local companies are turning towards Africa as the continent progressively opens up through digitalization, regional integration, and global trade, offering opportunities across …

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Zimbabwe election: Mnangagwa vows ‘brighter tomorrow’


Emmerson Mnangagwa has vowed a “brighter tomorrow” for Zimbabwe after being sworn-in as president August 26, 2018. He also announced an inquiry into the deaths of six people in clashes between the army and opposition supporters after the July vote. The violence was “unacceptable“, he said. The opposition MDC Alliance continues to reject the result despite a court ruling on Friday …

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Lydia Nsekera’s football governance inspire Uganda women sports leaders

Lydia Nsekera

KAMPALA, August 20, 2018 – Who is Lydia Nsekera? This was the question the women sports leaders in Uganda’s capital Kampala had ahead of an interactive session with the sports guru at the Uganda Olympics Committee (UOC) offices last Thursday evening. Nsekera, a long-time member of the International Olympic Committee and the FIFA Council, was thrilled to meet women sports …

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