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US-based mental health advocate wants to work with comedian FunnyFace

“Mental health awareness is on the low in Africa and Ghana is no exemption. Mental Health is very different from mental illnesses and not knowing this always makes people chase after the wind in this crucial aspect of our health,” believes United States (US) based Philip Ofori-Yentumi. Speaking to TheAfricanDream.net correspondent Oppong Clifford Benjamin, self-esteem and mental health education expert, …

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Maame Jane To Release Another Album in New York City

Celebrated Ghanaian gospel artist, Jane Ama Asantewaa Appiah-Okyere, popularly known by her followers as Maame Jane, will be releasing another inspirational and motivational album titled “Bribiara Beye Yie“, (All will be Well). The event will be an album release concert that will take place in New York (NY) on October 26, 2019. Maame Jane event poster According to Oppong Clifford …

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Ghana National Gas Company partners with Olympian Akwasi Frimpong

ACCRA, GHANA – Ghana’s first skeleton Winter Olympian, Akwasi Frimpong, has secured a sponsorship with the Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) in preparation for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics. Frimpong, a former track and field sprinter, and bobsledder who was born in Kumasi, Ghana, became the first black male skeleton athlete from the continent of Africa to compete in the …

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Olympian Akwasi Frimpong helps Nigeria discover its next Winter Olympians

LAGOS, NIGERIA — Olympian Akwasi Frimpong was in Lagos, Nigeria to help both the Bobsled & Skeleton Federation and the National Olympic Committee there with their first bobsled and skeleton coach’s clinic that was also attended by potential athletes. Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana (left) and Seun Adegun of Nigeria proudly represented Africa as Skeleton Atheletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics …

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German School donates laptops to Chemu SHS in Tema

German School donates laptops to Chemu SHS in Tema

Tema, Sept 2, GNA – Students of Mittelschule ScheBlitz, a middle school in Germany, has donated two HP laptops and a projector to the Chemu Senior High School to enhance teaching and learning. The items were presented to the school by Mr. George Ameyaw, Head of Public Relations and Sponsorship, GUBA Enterprise and Mr. Kwadwo Bour Gyamfi, Assistant Director of …

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Dr Mensah reiterates the need for high-speed rails in Ghana

Accra, Aug. 31 — Dr. Thomas Mensah, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, Silicon Valley of Ghana, has reiterated the need for a high-speed rail system in Ghana, to accelerate the nation’s socio-economic development. Dr. Thomas Mensah High-speed rail is a type of rail transport that operates significantly faster than traditional rail traffic, using an integrated system of specialized rolling stock …

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New technologies can be a force for good in Africa if developed from the ground

Sub-Saharan Africa is at a point where new technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) could present both opportunities and threats to development. But civil society, governments and international organisations need to make sure that everyone benefits from these technologies – not just elites. AI is, in principle, a strategy aimed at developing human-fed machine learning towards self-sustained learning systems. As …

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G7 approve $251 million in support of women entrepreneurs in Africa

G7 approve $251 million in support of women entrepreneurs in Africa

French President Emmanuel Macron and G7 leaders on Sunday approved a package of $251 million in support of the African Development Bank’s AFAWA initiative to support women entrepreneurs in Africa. Macron at a press conference at the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France stated that he is particularly proud, as the current G7 president, and the programme they are supporting.“The AFAWA initiative, comes from an …

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Precious Hannah Ewoo-Asiem launches ‘Nea ‘Sepe Me Kra’ Gospel album in US

‘Nea `Sepe Me Kra‘ is the title of the fourth album of Precious Hannah Ewoo-Asiem, a Ghanaian Gospel artist based in the United States (US) who is affectionately called Precious Hannah by her fans. The album was launched August 10, 2019, at the Washington Ghanaian Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) Church in Maryland, US. The Gospel songwriter and performer in an …

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