Oral Ofori

Oral Ofori is Founder and Publisher at www.TheAfricanDream.net, a digital storyteller and producer, and also an information and research consultant.

Epic Games discloses Cary, North Carolina as their New United States HQ

Epic Games just announced a new headquarters for their United States operations. Cary, North Carolina will play host to the massive games company now. They said that the purchase of the Cary Towne Center has made the entire move possible. A lot of companies have been shuffling around since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. Epic Games In this effort, they are looking …

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2020 Ghana Movie Awards 10th Edition Full List Of Winners

For the first time, just like many outdoor activities, the 2020 Ghana Movie Awards (GMA) was held virtually on December 30, 2020, to award deserving filmmakers in the Ghanaian movie industry. The likes of Van Vicker, Bernard Adusei Poku, and Roselyn Ngissah were among the many talented actors that won at the 2020 GMA. Movies like “Heroes Of Africa” and …

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Residency friendship among Ghanaians in the US turns into biz partnership

It’s not every day that you find your future business partner while working to complete a doctoral degree. But that’s exactly what happened for Grand Canyon University (GCU) doctoral learners Eugene Frimpong and Kevin Abankwa. They met while in the midst of their doctoral program in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Data Analytics. They chatted virtually before finally meeting in person at one of their …

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Some 1k Masqueraders join about 3k people in Tema for AfroXmas 2020

On Christmas day, Tema was lit with bright colors of masqueraders as 12 different masquerade groups gathered for the AfroXmas 2020, the biggest masquerade carnival in Tema, located in the Greater Accra region, home to Ghana’s capital. With thousands of people gathering for the carnival, the city of Takoradi in Ghana’s western region [also a port city like Tema known …

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Bill Gates glad high COVID-19 death rate predicted for Africa didn’t happen

BILL GATES, the Co-chairman Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says the world doesn’t have enough data yet to understand why the numbers of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic deaths in Africa aren’t high as first predicted. The American philanthropist in his end of the year note also said said he was happy to have been wrong about— “at least, I hope I was …

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Winners Church Celebrate 10th Anniversary in Virginia, United States

Winners Church, a Virginia based mega-church crowned their 10th-anniversary celebration with a musical program, a thanksgiving, and induction service. Pastor Henry Godwin On Saturday, December 19th Winners Church launched its 10-year anniversary celebration with a live and virtual musical praise night at the Church’s Dumfries, Virginia auditorium. Many members of the church and the community gathered to celebrate the huge …

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$25M office portfolio in Cary, NC boosts Michigan group’s Triangle holdings

A Michigan investment firm with a growing portfolio in the Triangle picked up its latest collection of properties with the purchase of a flex portfolio in Cary.  Alidade Capital of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, paid $25 million for two properties totaling 137,759 square feet in the northern part of town.  The properties are situated on 25.7 acres at 13000 Weston Parkway and 14001 …

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CCA Launches its U.S.-Africa Health Security and Resilience Initiative

On Tuesday December 15, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted the official launch of its U.S.-Africa Health Security and Resilience Initiative. The high-level virtual event showcased CCA’s vision for the 2-year initiative and convened U.S. and African business executives, senior government officials and leaders from multilateral institutions to explore lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and inform a path …

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