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Emmanuel Mensah posthumously named ‘Local Hero’ by NYC Red Cross

Red Cross

“Emmanuel Mensah was simply an amazing Private First Class (Pfc) of the United States (US) army. It is so honoring and equally humbling for me to receive such a huge recognition on his behalf from the Red Cross. May his soul rest in peace.“ This was said Catherine Cudjoe who had just accepted a posthumous award for Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah from …

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Tema-based musician Bkay quietly carving niche for himself in Ghana

Bkay

Bkay says “happenings in my life and around the people and places I know are what have mainly inspired my lyrics. music is a very personal thing for me and I can say love and life have heavy influences on my style,” in response to TheAfricanDream.net about the inspiration behind his music. Known as Bless Fianko in personal life, the …

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Bishop Adonteng Boateng: all set for ‘Faithful Servants Awards’ with police

Faithful Servants Awards

Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng of Divine Word International Ministry (DWIM) has disclosed that plans are on schedule for the first ‘Faithful Servants Awards’ to be held October 27, 2018, at 7 pm in Alexandria, Virginia (VA). According to Bishop Boateng: “we recently had a meeting at the event venue with some of the senior officers of the Northern Virginia police department …

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Vernon Darko new President of Bobsled and Skeleton Federation – Ghana

The Bobsled and Skeleton Federation – Ghana (BSF-Ghana) on Thursday, October 4, 2018, announced the selection of Dr. Vernon Darko as its new president. Dr. Darko brings his own athletic experience to the position, as well as more than two decades of experience in international business success, which he will plans to use to help grow the sport in the …

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Women in healthcare and society push endometriosis awareness in Nigeria

endometriosis

EndoSurvivors International Foundation (EIF) held an endometriosis conference in the third week of September 2018, in Lagos, Nigeria. EIF used the event to raise awareness about endometriosis and educate women, the public, as well as healthcare professionals. Endometriosis is an abnormal growth of cells affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women and girls during their reproductive years. Victims of the …

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Beach soccer continues to conquer stereotypes and barriers

Beach soccer

ALGHERO, September 30, 2018 – White amber grains arranged and styled in a wavy manner, the sand is the great protagonist. At a high speed, Beach soccer has shortened distances and pulverized stereotypes.  Beach Soccer has put ‘futbol bailado‘ on the bench while it colours summer and winter on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. Now it is …

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Zach Lund named Ghana Bobsled/Skeleton Head Performance Director

Ghana Bobsled and Skeleton Federation

September 25, 2018 — The Bobsled and Skeleton Federation – Ghana is excited to announce that World Class Skeleton competitor Zach Lund has been named head performance director of Team Ghana. Zach previously coached the USA Skeleton Team and helped Team USA to win three Olympic medals in racing. “I have 20 years of experience being an athlete and a …

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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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