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Gospel artist Lily Valerie Odoi sings “You Are Holy” in new 2019 single

Lily Valerie Odoi, a Ghanaian gospel singer-songwriter based in the United States (US) has a new single out. According to her, she got inspiration for it during a time when worshipping with her producer and mentor. Lily Valerie Odoi photo courtesy of Patrick Odoi The title of the single ‘You Are Holy‘ which is available on the singer’s official YouTube …

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ZenCotton Couture is where you go to style up in a custom made way

ZenCotton Couture believes that if you are a lover of fashion, you’ll agree with me that the style you wear contributes a lot to your level of confidence as you walk through the day. This is why you sure do not want to go around with a lingering thought of what someone is thinking or saying about what you are …

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BET: Top 6 Facts You Didn’t Know about Black Entertainment Television

BET: Top 6 Facts You Didn’t Know about Black Entertainment Television

BET (Black Entertainment Television) has been providing African American-centric programming to audiences for more than 40 years. The network programming was meant to be in a magazine-like format, presenting both entertainment and news content. Here MusicSnake Magazine presents top 6 facts about the channel, its programming and history. Number One: BET Had the Longest Continually Running Show in Cable History. Airing from ’80 to …

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Massive boost for Ghana Beach Soccer development

Ghana Beach Soccer has received a massive boost in its plans to develop the sport across the country. This revelation came to light at a short and impressive media launch in the capital Accra when marketing manager of CalBank Mr. Kofi Siabi unveiled the package for Ghana Beach Soccer by announcing that his outfit would continue to sponsor and support …

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Ghanaian Author Kojo Yankah visits Livingstone College on his US book tour

Author Kojo Yankah (right) with Livingstone College President Jimmie R. Jenkins

SALISBURY, North Carolina — As part of his American book tour, author Kojo Yankah of Ghana visited Livingstone College last week and lectured in DaTarvia Parrish’s African American history class. His tour has included stops in Georgia, Delaware, New York City and Boston. His only other visits in North Carolina were at N.C. State and Duke universities. Author Kojo Yankah …

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Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng to honor Ghana Captain Asamoah Gyan in US

Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng (PhD), Founder of Divine Word International Ministries (DWIM) and Divine Prayer Line has indicated that Asamoah Gyan, the illustrious former captain of the Ghana National soccer team known as the Black Stars, will be flying to the US with his manager, Mr. Sammy Anim Addo to receive the “Exceptional Achievements Thanksgiving and Appreciation Awards” this year …

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‘Tour of Reconciliation’ with His Majesty King Tofa IX of Porto Novo — Benin

2019 represents a critical time in African American History and Culture. Four hundred years ago, the Transatlantic Slave Trade reached the shores of English speaking North America with the first ship transporting African People as its first set of “cargo”, for bondage and servitude. Several organizations, descendants, and diasporans across the globe have prepared ceremonies and tributes observing this year …

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Ghanaian Fashion designer Sally Torpey changing the African Narrative through Fashion

Sally Torpey is the designer behind the SALLY TORPEY brands Oheemaa™ and the JAK Gentile Giant Collection which is in honor of the former president of Ghana John A. Kufuor. Sally combines her rich sense of design, culture, and heritage, along with inspiration from nature and her environment. She creates and produces simple, elegant, and sophisticated indigenous textiles and clothing …

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Some of the most unusual ways many African countries got their names

The concept of nation states in Africa is only a bit over a century old, arising after the 1884 Berlin Conference and the subsequent Scramble for Africa by European superpowers of the time. It is therefore not surprising that the names of most African countries are remnants of a colonial legacy. Nearly every country on earth is named after after one …

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Malawi Legislator Ashems Songwe says Admarc must be independent

Malawi Legislator Ashems Songwe says Admarc must be independent

Likoma Island Member of Parliament (MP) Ashems Songwe of Malawi, has said Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc) and National Food Reserve Agency (NFRA) would remain liabilities if efforts are not made to detach politics from their operations. Hon. Ashems Songwe, MP, Likoma Islands, Malawi Songwe, during the debate on the 2019/2020 national budget on Monday said there was too …

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