Oral Ofori

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

Heroes of COVID-19: YALDA Liberia feats orphanages

The Liberia West Africa branch of Youth Alliance for Leadership and Development in Africa (YALDA) organization according to Washington DC-based consultancy and news website TheAfricanDream.net in the United States (US) is officially their July 2020 pick for “Heroes of COVID-19” for positive community engagement amidst the pandemic through their support of youths and children in Liberia. By this feat, YALDA …

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Butterfly Effect: The Pandemic’s one good deed — Busting Stereotypes

Nairobi and Washington, D.C., are 7,500 miles apart. Last week showed that the gulf in their approaches to the pandemic is even wider. Even as President Donald Trump pressured states and local authorities to reopen schools, threatening to cut funding for those that do not, Kenya announced that it would keep physical classrooms closed until at least January 2021. Kenya’s …

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Marley family to ‘reimagine’ Bob Marley’s One Love in support of UNICEF

NEW YORK, 9 July 2020 – Members of the Marley family will reimagine the late Bob Marley’s iconic anthem One Love to support UNICEF’s work to reimagine a fairer, more just world for children whose lives have been upended by the COVID-19 pandemic. Tuff Gong International and Amplified Music will release a new version of the seminal song on 17 July. All proceeds …

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100 of the most Iconic moments from music history

By: Joni SweetExpress // Getty Images100 iconic moments from music history Think back to the first concert you ever attended. You can probably remember the energy of the crowd yearning for the band to finally take the… Express // Getty Images 100 iconic moments from music history Think back to the first concert you ever attended. You can probably remember …

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African Centre for Women in Politics lauds Prof Jane Opoku-Agyemang

The African Centre for Women in Politics (ACWP) has described the appointment of Prof Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang as “a fulfillment that has been long-awaited by women in Ghana, in Africa and the world at large.” In a press release, the group explained that, her appointment indicates the great progress women in general are making to become part of the decision …

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Kanye West tweets he’s running for president in 2020, Elon Musk offers ‘full support’

Kanye West announced with an Independence Day tweet that he intends to run for president in 2020 – 122 days before the Nov. 3 election. “We must now realize the promise of America by trusting God, unifying our vision and building our future,” West, 43, wrote on Twitter. “I am running for president of the United States!”  He ended the tweet with a #2020VISION hashtag. The news was …

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