Rexford Nkansah

Five African Presidents To Grace The GUBA USA Awards 2019 In New York

As Heads of State, dignitaries, government officials and influencers around the world prepare to arrive in New York for this year’s United Nations General Assembly, GUBA Enterprise is proud to announce that five African Presidents will be attending the maiden edition of the GUBA Awards USA scheduled to take place at The Pierre, A Taj Hotel in New York City, …

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How Africa can adapt to the digital revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution does not mean the end of traditional manufacturing-based development models in Africa The Fourth Industrial Revolution is reshaping the world of work. While policymakers in the West are struggling to respond, the task facing African governments appears even more daunting. In navigating the challenges and opportunities of the digital age, the continent’s policymakers must be willing …

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Sickle Cell Patient Reveals Why She Is Volunteering For Landmark Gene-Editing Study

Victoria Gray is waiting patiently in a hospital room at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute in Nashville. “It’s a good time to get healed,” she says. The 34-year-old from Forest, Miss., has struggled with sickle cell disease throughout her life. Gray is at the hospital because she volunteered for one of the most anticipated medical experiments in decades: the first attempt to …

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A “Go Back to Africa” media campaign uses AI to boost African American tourism

“Go Back to Africa”, a racist put down long used against African-Americans, Africans, and other black people in North America and Europe has been getting a social media makeover. Black & Abroad, an Atlanta-based lifestyle and travel company targeting black travelers, is reclaiming the derogatory statement with a new tourism campaign encouraging African-Americans to indeed go back to Africa. Revellers enjoy New Year’s …

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Relocating to the Motherland? What to consider

If you didn’t make it to the panel discussion Kirsty Osei-Bempong, founder of MisBeee Writes spoke at on the topic, this post aims to furnish you with tips, tricks and some points to consider when decide to make that move. The event was organised by Ghanaian Londoners Founder Adwoa Agyemang on 16 May 2019. Kirsty Osei-Bempong in front of the …

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African Culture Comes Alive in ‘The Burial of Kojo’ by Blitz the Ambassador

“The Burial of Kojo” — among the offerings from Ava DuVernay’s Array Now Film Distribution Company and currently airing on Netflix, has been called quite the marvel that flexes visual storytelling muscles that you didn’t know existed. Ava Duvernay and Netflix acquire Chanaian film The Burial of Kojo. (Photos Courtesy of Array Now) Critics have also lauded the new flick for taking …

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Rocky Dawuni ‘Beats of Zion’ album ft Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, Alika, & Wiyaala

(Los Angeles, CA) — Rocky Dawuni, the international music star/global ambassador and humanitarian activist, releases his highly anticipated 7th studio album Beats of Zion on March 8,2019 with Six Degrees Distribution. [Pre-Order: https://rockydawuni.lnk.to/beatsalbum] The thirteen-track set follows the GRAMMY nominated album Branches of the Same Tree, (“Best Reggae Album” in 2016) and expands Rocky’s “Afro Roots” sound to include the diversity of the Ghanaian music scene …

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Nigerian-American Artist Ibra Ake Wins Grammy for ‘This is America’

The visual artist won a “Best Music Video” Grammy for producing Childish Gambino’s viral video. Nigerian-American Artist Ibra Ake We were “rooting for everybody African” last night at the 61st Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, and this year we have multiple artists to celebrate. Aside from the Soweto Gospel Choir picking up their third Grammy for “Best World Music Album“ during last night’s …

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#TheAfricanDream on Fairfax Public Access passes 50th production

#TheAfricanDream

#TheAfricanDream show produced and hosted by Oral Ofori and friends for television at Fairfax Public Access (FPA) in Virginia (VA), United States (US), has passed its 50th production as at October 2018. The show started airing on Wallingford Public Access (WPAA) in Wallingford, Connecticut in the US, where it became an award-winning show in 2014. It was awarded in the category …

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Ghanaian pilot Capt Quainoo to fly World’s biggest aircraft to Accra

Captain Solomon Quainoo is the Ghanaian pilot with Emirates Airlines who will be flying the biggest passenger aircraft in the world for the official commissioning of the new Terminal 3 at the Kotoka International Airport. Educated at the Koforidua Secondary Technical and the University of Ghana, his career spans about 14 years with seven and half of it with Emirates Airlines. He has operated different …

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