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Stay home ‘Shutdown Quarantine Season’ party with DJs amid Covid-19

Shutdown -- Quarantine Season

The promoter of the Year award-winner at 2019 edition of the Eastern Music Awards in Ghana Julian Asiedu of Jagonzy TV also known as Jagonzy, told TheAfricanDream.net that 2020 was going to be a very busy year for him, not realizing the Coronavirus had its plans for him. Fast-forward to April 2020 and a defiant Jagonzy says “COVID-19 or not …

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Heroes of COVID-19: Dr. Michael McCarthy of Sinel Specialist Hospital

In April of 2020 TheAfricanDream.net in conjunction with Dr. Bertha Serwa Ayi (MD, FACP, FIDSA, MBA) rolls out a series dubbed Heroes of COVID-19. The series evolved on the backdrop of the fact that the world, facing a dark period amid the fight against the virus SARS-CoV-2 still shines multiple glimmers of lights of hope. It is these shining lights of humanity that the series — Heroes …

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Dr. Thomas Mensah Appointed To Two International Boards

The world Bank has approved the appointment of the Famous Fiber Optics Innovator and Founder of the Silicon Valley of Ghana to the International Board of Advisors at the Energy University of Sunyani. Dr. Mensah served as the Keynote Speaker at the recent launch of the World Class Innovative Energy Center in Sunyani which is funded by the World Bank. …

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Covid-19: Ethiopian drug ready for clinical trials

As scientists around the world race to develop a vaccine for the Covid-19, Ethiopia says it is also developing a cure for the highly contagious virus. In a joint press statement, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Innovation and Technology said “a domestic treatment drug” is being developed by traditional medicine experts in the country. The two ministries …

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STEMi Makers Africa, U.S Consulate Nigeria, others commemorate 2020 International Women’s Day

To commemorate International Women’s Day 2020 (under the theme Each for Equal), the STEMi Makers Africa in collaboration with the U.S. Consulate General, Lagos and MainOne Communications organized the inaugural “i-be-lady-o” in Nigeria. The “I-be-Lady-o”  Workshop program is an expression of STEMi Makers Africa and the STEMi Women initiative to raise young girls and women participation in STEM, learning outcomes and retention in …

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Beyoncé’s father invests in Nigerian music startup MePlaylist

Mathew Knowles, the father (and former manager) of artists Beyoncé and Solange Knowles, has made an undisclosed investment in Nigeria-based music startup, MePlaylist. MePlaylist is a music streaming platform founded by Olakunle Oladehin in 2017. Mathew Knowles (r) and Meplaylist Founder Oladehin The service is available across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, as well as the UK and …

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Connecting the remote corners of Africa with satellite

outer space

We live in an era defined by speed and change. The emergence of the digital transformation is one of the industry’s top talking points, expected to revolutionize and change the way we live, work and communicate. Supporting more types of devices than ever before, new technologies are being developed to help make life easier and safer – with 5G playing …

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Communique from International Olympic Committee regarding Tokyo 2020

LAUSANNE, March 17, 2020 — Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) continued its consultations with all the stakeholders of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. The first took place with the International Olympic Summer Sports Federations. Those with the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), the athletes’ representatives, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), other International Federations (IFs) and other stakeholders will follow in …

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South African Airways Vacations® exciting “Stunning South Africa” Package

Fort Lauderdale, FL (March 9, 2020) – South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®), the leisure division of South African Airways, has announced a no single supplement offer on the popular “Stunning South Africa” air-inclusive vacation package. Starting from $4,399* (restrictions apply) per person, this offer is valid for travel from New York-JFK or Washington, DC-Dulles between April 1 and May …

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