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Three takeaways from Stevie Wonder’s plan to ditch the US for Ghana

“I wanna see this nation smile again,” Stevie Wonder told Oprah Winfrey calmly and matter-of-factly in a recent interview. “And I want to see it before I move to Ghana because I’m going to do that.” “You’re going to permanently move to Ghana?” Winfrey asked the famous singer-songwriter and producer, to make doubly sure. “I am,” Wonder replied with the …

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Embassy of Ghana USA partner Ghanaian orgs to celebrate March 6, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the Embassy of Ghana, USA, has partnered with various Ghanaian organizations to host virtual celebrations to commemorate Ghana’s 64th independence day.  While it is a common practice for the Embassy to hold a reception and join hands with Ghanaians in Washington D.C., as well as travel to different parts of the United States to celebrate independence …

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28th FEBRUARY – THE DAY OF CATALYSIS & THE CATALYST FOUR

We’ve sucked so much myth that we’ve forgotten the importance of 28th February 1948 in our history. Burns Constitution was adopted on 29/03/1946 and was followed by legislative elections in June 1946. For the 1st time in colonial Africa, Africans formed the largest block in the assembly; 21 members out of 32 were Gold Coasters. The path to independence had …

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Tema Konnect meetups of GhanaThink now going virtual amidst COVID-19

This year, TheAfricanDream.net is excited to be a media partner for the Tema Konnect Virtual meetups. Due to COVID-19, GhanaThink has not been organizing any Barcamps – since 2020. The good news is that GhanaThink has mostly gone virtual with its events as a way of keeping engaged with its programs including the Tema Konnect meetups. #TemaKonnect is a group for Barcamp Tema participants and …

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IN THE SHADOW OF A GIANT: CAMEROON’S ILLS WITH NIGERIAN MUSIC

Like many Cameroonians, I am torn between two worlds — a French-speaking one and an English-speaking one. Navigating between these two worlds daily is hard enough; although for my own case, I like to think that I have acquired a particular ability at blending into whatever world I am in, at any given time. That being said, it is in …

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Africa Women’s football progress highlighted in FIFA Morocco meetings

RABAT, Morocco, February 25, 2021/ — FIFA (www.FIFA.com) President Gianni Infantino has spoken of the need for football to strengthen its cooperation across the African continent, and has shown his support for the promotion of women’s football locally, following discussions with Moroccan Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, and the President of the Moroccan Football Association (FMRF), …

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Updates: Tiger Woods’ car accident and injuries

(CNN)The world held its breath Tuesday awaiting news of Tiger Woods’ condition after the golf legend suffered serious injuries in a rollover crash near Los Angeles. Woods, 45, was conscious and alert when emergency responders pulled him from his vehicle, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said. Here’s what we know so far about the crash: What caused …

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Experience the big February 2021 launching of Afroworld.TV

Afroworld.tv is the official website of a new platform seeking to network all Pan-African initiatives worldwide from a central location. Pan-Africans and Africans Worldwide have been cordially invited to the Afroworld.tv launching event from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 of February when the official launching of Afroworld.tv website is set to commence.  As a platform Afroworld.tv will be the first ever …

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Tesla Powerpack 2.26 MWh Installed in Abuja to improve Energy Sources

The solar plant, which will generate 2.45 GWh of energy per year, and 2.26MWh Tesla Powerpacks have been installed in Abuja, Nigeria to cut expenditure and reduce the Federal Ministry’s energy dependence on fossil energy sources and reduce CO2 emission by 2,600 tons.  A solar station using Tesla Powerpack energy storage was installed in Abuja, the capital of Nigeria. EM-ONE …

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