Diaspora

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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Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah connects with Diaspora on US-Based Sankofa Radio

Sankofa Radio

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency (HE) Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah has addressed Ghanaians in the United States (US) and the diaspora on issues including them registration [to vote] with respective embassies, filth in Ghana, import duties and among others, land-acquisition disputes. This happened during his June 2, 2018 visit to Sankofa radio in Woodbridge, Virginia. HE Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah …

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Washington DC-based Diaspora Africans excited about 2018 #JollofWars

#JollofWars

“No! No! No! No way will Ghana let Nigeria have the luxury of winning #JollofWars come the 2018 edition of Jollof Festival in Washington DC again, this 2nd time must be in Ghana’s favor, Ghana cannot lose to Nigeria like in 2017!” Exclaimed Kwame, my Ghanaian friend who is based in the Washington DC area of the United States. After …

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North America Sierra Leone group NOSLINA calls for free and fair elections

NOSLINA

The National Organization of Sierra Leoneans in North America (NOSLINA), a non-political, nonpartisan body formed by Sierra Leoneans has appealed for a free and fair elections in the upcoming 2018 elections in Sierra Leone. NOSLINA made the call in their March 1, 2018 press release in Washington as part of their committment to promoting democratic principles and to ensuring the …

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Ambassador Hector Posset of Benin invited to Embassy Chef Challenge

Hector Posset

Benin’s Ambassador to the United States (US) His Excellency Hector Posset in early February 2018 promised his embassy’s participation in the tenth-anniversary edition of the Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) event to be held 6:30pm Eastern Standard Time on May 17, 2018, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, District of Columbia (DC). Ambassador Hector Posset made …

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Loud Silence Media to organize RTI bill passage forum in Washington DC

As a new era of digital journalism and social media takes hold in Ghana. A forum will be organized in Washington DC, United States (US), by communications firm Loud Silence Media to discuss the benefits of the passage of the Right To Information (RTI) bill and its ensuing effects. Washington DC-based Ghanaian filmmaker and communication specialist Kevin Taylor who is …

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Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA) in the United States Inaugurated

Ghanaian Pharmacists

On Thursday, December 14, 2017, the Ghanaian Pharmacists Association (GPhA) in the United States held an inauguration ceremony to induct new officers into office. The theme for the celebration was “Partners for Better health.” The association which began with a small group of working and student pharmacists in the community has now grown to over 50 members. It is the …

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Liberian-American Garretson Al Smith gets prestigious MLK award at World Mayors’ Conference in Michigan US

Garretson Al Smith

Detroit, MICHIGAN — A Liberian born and American trained security specialist and special investigator in the Washington D.C. Metro Area, Garretson Alvin Smith, has received the Martin Luther King Jr Humanitarian and Leadership Award during the 2017 World Conference of Mayors (WCM) held in Detroit, Michigan, United States (US). The award was presented to Smith by the founding president of the Mayors’ conference, former …

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