Diaspora

MOBA-USA targeting $100k at 3rd annual fundraiser for Mfantsipim school

Mfantsipim school

The Mfantsipim School Old Boys Association in the United States of America (MOBA-USA) will for the third year in a row this year gather in Maryland (MD), USA, over the Memorial Day weekend holiday for their fundraiser activities for their school in Ghana. MOBA-USA event flyer This year’s 3-day conference of MOBA-USA kicks off May 24th – 26th, 2019 at …

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Africa wins at Embassy Chef Challenge with Ghana, Morocco and Ethiopia

Africa

Washington, D.C. (April 3, 2019) — The Best Beverage Award presented by PepsiCo at the April 2 Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) diplomatic culinary competition won by Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center was one of many prizes clinched by Africa at the event. Chef Francis Otoo (extreme left) with other winners in photo courtesy …

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Chef Francis Otoo serving special jollof at Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Ghana jollof rises to the occasion again on April 2, 2019, when Ghanaian executive chef Francis Otoo walks into the 11th edition of the Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) in Washington, District of Columbia (DC) at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center. Multi-award winning Chef Otoo who is presently the Judges’ and People’s Choice Awards winner from the 2018 ECC 2018 …

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Ghana-born US Material Innovation leader Impacts Global Plastics Industry

She is an industrial leader expert with over two decades of experience that complements her drive to refine and consolidate sustainable plastic material for medical applications and her name is Jacqueline A. Anim. I am yet to meet a woman more intellectually astute about plastic use, application and development than Jacqueline in the United States (US) so for now, let …

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CABNC-TV Explore Africa series sell true Business and Tourism of Africa

CABNC-TV

Center Africa Broadcasting Network Corporation Television (CABNC-TV) announced on March 7 this year that in collaboration with Bordernation media of New York, that they have launched their ‘Explore Africa‘ video series, a campaign aimed to showcase the best Africa has to offer in business and tourism. Making the announcement from their Washington, DC area offices in the United States (US), …

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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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