Rexford Nkansah

Wikimedians in Ghana Celebrate Wikipedia at 15

January 2016 – Wikipedia was born 15 years ago on January 15, 2001 with the sole purpose of providing free and open access to knowledge globally. Over a decade and half down the line, millions of curious online explorers have been impacted by Wikipedia. As part of celebrations to mark the 15th anniversary of Wikipedia worldwide which the organization dubbed #Wikipedia15, …

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Mzuzu University fire leaves irreplaceable loss

In a press-release-message to the Africa-l mailing list, on behalf of the Malawi Library Association (MALA), Nhlapo, Lindi shares Mzuzu University loss: “Malawi Library Association (MALA) has learnt with great shock and disbelief about the fire incident which occurred at Mzuzu University Library on Friday 18th December, 2015 in which over 45 000 books, journals, and related resources as well as equipment, furniture …

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Africa is Mobile – Is that a Good thing?

Africa boasts of some 700 million people on the continent having at least one mobile device (smart or feature phone). Africa has taken not only the prime position as the leading mobile continent, but is also a mobile first region. We hear many analysts throw this fact around as though it is an accolade worthy of celebration. The fact that only about 7% …

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Google Play Music Rolling Out to Ghana?

Update: Google does not indicate any of this access on their support page at the moment for Ghana: Country Availability Could it be possible that, Google Play Music will be next to open up for access in Ghana, after Google Play Books and Google Play Store for Apps? For years, one is greeted by the screenshot below, anytime an attempt …

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Onyi Anyado on rewards and awards of leadership distinction

Onyi Anyado is an International Conference Speaker and an Entrepreneur who teaches people how to become distinguished in their chosen fields. Well, we personally do not know him but on December 18, 2015, that changed via the power of social media. The change came about as a result of us spending that time of our day here at #TheAfricanDream looking up Twitter …

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Yet Another Tema Arts and Fashion Festival

The Tema Arts and Fashion Festival is happening this year, once more. Last year was a success, and riding on that success is many more packed into this year’s event. This December 4-6, expect art and fashion on display in Tema. The three-day festival has been segmented into three eras; the past which represent our history, the present which holds …

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Grant Shapps of the UK visits PEG in Ghana

TL:DR; The Honorable Minister Grant Shapps from the United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday November 11, 2015, visited the PEG Ghana Solar facilities at East Legon, a subburb of Ghana’s capital city — Accra. PEG Ghana Solar is a local firm pioneering the provision of affordable solar energy solutions, and quality after purchase service to thousands of customers around Ghana. According to …

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TheAfricanDream on the Nick Taliaferro Show

#TheAfricanDream is on the move constantly, seeking to share the good news about Africa, from an African perspective to all Africans and non-Africans under a clean light in its bid to awaken humanity. To further promote #TheAfricanDream, the Founder of TheAfricanDream LLC (#TheAfricanDreamLLC), Oral Ofori, was invited to join a seasoned Philadelphia-based talk show promoting the forWURD movement in the …

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Upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10 Ubuntu via Bootable Medium

Canonical announced a new Ubuntu yesterday, and many have or are planning to pick up their upgrading hammers to put things in place, all aimed at grabbing the new ending .10 values next to their OS version. I have been using Ubuntu since the days of 6.06, and its always been a joy taking the path. There has been less troubles …

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Ghana Canada Match

Oral Ofori was present at the Ghana Canada International Friendly Match at the RFK Stadium this past Tuesday, which ended a one-all drawn game. Oral gathered these exclusive shots to share with us all. More images available via kind courtesy of Kwame Ofori Asante who is one a partner of #TheAfricanDream.  

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