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Meet Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women of 2020 according to Forbes

This is a first-of-its-kind Pan-African compilation of the continent’s leading women, drawn from business, politics, media, science, sports and public life, who are challenging the status quo and creating a trail on terrain where there was none. They are reshaping history, closing inequalities and pioneering new avenues of wealth creation and in turn, lifting others with them. Africa’s 50 Most …

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Olympian Akwasi Frimpong wins first Skeleton race for Ghana and Africa

Akwasi Frimpong (r) in photo with coach Zach Lund after the historic win in Park City, Utah Two years ago, former Utah Valley University track star Akwasi Frimpong became the first skeleton athlete to represent the nation of Ghana in the Olympics as he competed in Pyeongchang, South Korea, accomplishing a goal he had been chasing for years. But Frimpong was just …

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South African Airways Vacations® — 50% off for kids and more savings!

Fort Lauderdale, FL (March 2, 2020) – South African Airways Vacations® (SAA Vacations®), the leisure division of South African Airways, is offering a discount of 50% for children under age 18 on its popular “Best of South Africa” air-inclusive package. Starting from $4,999* (restrictions apply) person and $2,499* (restrictions apply) person for children under 18 years of age, this offer …

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Havana Chapman-Edwards Returns to Ghana to Fight for Girls’ Education

Two years ago, TheAfricanDream.net interviewed Havana Chapman-Edwards aka “The Tiny Diplomat” before she made her first trip to Ghana to visit the St. Bakhita Orphanage in Ghana’s capital city Accra. Turn full circle and in March 2020 Havana has another trip to Ghana. Havana was living in Washington D.C., United States (US) at the time, but she travels around the …

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Olympian Akwasi Frimpong of Ghana at African Youth Survey launch in DC

According to Akwasi Frimpong: “It was an honor to be invited to the Atlantic Council of the United States (US) in Washington DC as a panelist representing the African youth at the US launch of the very first ‘African Youth Survey’ in partnership with the Atlantic Council and the Ichikowitz Family Foundation (IFF).“ The Winter Olympian from Ghana who disclosed …

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Is the Ghana media already failing the future of Ghana?

The media is a powerful institution. Per the 1992 constitution of Ghana, it is the fourth estate of the realm. No doubt those who put together the constitution knew the powerful role the media must, should and will play as the years go by. But what do we see these days, the supposed powerful institution of the media has now …

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Akwaboah drops Visuals for Sanbra in video that simply epitomizes Ghana

Akwaboah in image courtesy his YouTube

It’s always a breath of fresh air to see quality work churn out of Ghana in West Africa, which is why we have become super-excited here at TheAfricanDream.net about the music video of Gladstorm Kwabena Akwaboah Jnr., the Ghanaian musician popularly known as Akwaboah. We first saw Akwaboah’s video titled Sanbra which was premiered on his YouTube channel February 9, 2020. Sanbra, the …

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I want to naturally help awaken the minds of our people — Yahoshua Williams

This is the third and final installment in my series of conversations conducted with African-Americans who moved from the United States (US) to establish new lives in Ghana and along the journey became citizens of Ghana. I had this last chat with Yahoshua Williams. To read my first publication with Tahira Mohammed and the second one with Masao Meroe click …

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Silicon Valley based Overland-Tandberg heads to Ghana

Overland-Tandberg, a Silicon Valley-based global technology company that develops and manufactures hybrid cloud IT infrastructure and data protection solutions has publically announced its readiness and commitment to start operations in Ghana. Ghana’s Ambassador in green tie to the left of Mr. Kelly in New York The CEO and Chairman of the company, Eric Kelly, announced the closing bell-ringing ceremony at …

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US-trained Pharmacist facelifts pharmaceutical service provision in Kumasi

Dr. Nyame-Mireku (inset) and the entrance to his new pharmacy

A former, Assistant Director of Pharmacy and Director of the Residency Program of the Pharmacy Department at the Virginia Hospital Center in the United States (US), Dr. Nyame-Mireku returned to Ghana in a bid to give a face-lift to the provision of quality and affordable pharmaceutical services in Kumasi — the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Dr. Nyame-Mireku (inset) and the …

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