Diaspora

WCRM Radio station Ohio helps connect African immigrants to their roots

WCRM

Sometimes, when Harrison Poku-Yeboah hosts his weekly show for WCRM (102.1 FM), he puts on a little bit of a West African accent. That’s because Poku-Yeboah knows his audience — the African immigrant community in Columbus. “We’re just trying to talk to the community,” said Poku-Yeboah, who is of West African heritage but was born in Italy and came to …

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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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Emmanuel Mensah posthumously named ‘Local Hero’ by NYC Red Cross

Red Cross

“Emmanuel Mensah was simply an amazing Private First Class (Pfc) of the United States (US) army. It is so honoring and equally humbling for me to receive such a huge recognition on his behalf from the Red Cross. May his soul rest in peace.“ This was said Catherine Cudjoe who had just accepted a posthumous award for Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah from …

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Bishop Adonteng Boateng: all set for ‘Faithful Servants Awards’ with police

Faithful Servants Awards

Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng of Divine Word International Ministry (DWIM) has disclosed that plans are on schedule for the first ‘Faithful Servants Awards’ to be held October 27, 2018, at 7 pm in Alexandria, Virginia (VA). According to Bishop Boateng: “we recently had a meeting at the event venue with some of the senior officers of the Northern Virginia police department …

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Ghana to Launch Initiative Marking 400yr Anniversary of Slavery from 1619

Washington, DC — Following a successful launch of the inaugural Back2Africa Festival in February 2018 and the Ghana Tourism US East Coast Visit in March 2018 with The Adinkra Group to promote Ghana as a prime tourism destination, The Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) continues to bolster their efforts to promote Ghana as a prime tourist, business and investment destination for African …

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Catherine Cudjoe plus other African immigrants for NYC Comptroller honor

Catherine Cudjoe

“This is such an unexpected honor for me, I am just happily working within the African Diaspora community here in New York City (NYC) over the past decade as an immigrant from Ghana to the United States (US). So for the city to recognize me in such a huge way is indeed humbling,” said Catherine Cudjoe about being among individuals …

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Queensway Restaurant expands as Nigerian-founder readies to excite US

Queensway Restaurant

Winning the first ever Jollof festival in the United States (US) capital of Washington District of Columbia (DC) was a great experience for Queensway Restaurant. Their 2017 win at the African culinary festival celebrating Africa’s most debated dish of Jollof rice brought Queensway a lot of media blitz. This year the restaurant has a lot of delicious surprises for African food …

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Kojo Antwi colonizes 6 American States in 6 weeks during 2018 Tour

Kojo Antwi

Legendary Ghanaian musician ‘The Maestro‘, Kojo Antwi, AKA ‘Mr. Music Man‘, through late July and early September of 2018 embarked on a historic tour of the United States (US) that saw him tour six States in a tour that has been described as “very successful” by Mr. Antwi. Dubbed ‘The Maestro USA Tour 2018‘, the roadshow made its first stop in …

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Washington DC set on fire by Ghanaian Afropop maestro Kojo Antwi

Kojo Antwi

Kojo Antwi in performance – photo courtesy Crabeye Concepts Legendary Ghanaian musician Kojo Antwi took his 2018 tour of the United States (US) dubbed ‘The Maestro US Tour‘ to Washington, District of Columbia (DC), where he set the hearts of Ghanaian fans, African music lovers, and curious Americans on fire. Kojo Antwi, also nicknamed ‘The Maestro‘, dished out hit tracks …

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