Diaspora

Ambassador Girma Birru of Ethiopia focus of the Washington Diplomat Ambassador Insider Series

Ambassador Girma Birru

On June 27, The Washington Diplomat newspaper proudly features Girma Birru, Ethiopia’s ambassador to the United States, as the focus of their next Ambassador Insider Series. Join the Diplomat’s news editor, Larry Luxner, at the Embassy of Ethiopia as he and Ambassador Birru discuss his Ethiopia’s economic, political and regional challenges, as well as Africa’s enduring importance to U.S. foreign policy. …

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Mayor Peter Bossman of Piran in Slovenia on TheAfricanDream.net

Peter Bossman

Peter Bossman is a Ghanaian-born Slovenian medical doctor and politician. He is currently serving as mayor of Piran, a city and municipality in Slovenian Istria in south-western Slovenia. Peter is a member of the centre-left Social Democrats party that defeated the incumbent mayor at the time, Tomaž Gantar, in the October 2010 mayoral election to become Slovenia’s and Eastern Europe’s first …

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Largest African fashion conference in Europe returns

African fashion

The Fashion Africa Conference returns to London on May 25 and 26, 2017. Hosted by the social Enterprise Africa Fashion Guide, there is no other African fashion conference of this scale outside of Africa which seeks to bring together international interest for industry opportunities on the continent. Coinciding with Africa Day, which began in 1963 to mark the formation of …

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Koby Maxwell Productions celebrate Ghana at 60 in USA

As part of plans to celebrate 60 years of Ghanaian independence, Koby Maxwell Productions and Koby Maxwell are hosting a number of Ghanaian and other African artists to join hands in celebrating the beauty and culture of Ghana and Africa in the Washington DC metro area on March 11, 2017. This will be the 5th Ghana independence celebrations festivities organized …

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Exploring Ghana as it Prepares to Celebrate 60th Independence Day

Ghana, the first nation in West Africa to win independence from colonial rule, has served a mecca for a number of African-American leaders — W.E.B. Du Bois, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and even more recently, President Barack Obama. A good portion of the country’s history is tied to the Philadelphia region where Ghana’s first prime minister and …

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South African Airways Salutes Ghana’s 60th Independence Day With Special $679 Sale Fare

In celebration of Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary, South African Airways (SAA), Africa’s most awarded airline, is offering a special sale fare of $679.00* round-trip (restrictions apply) from Washington Dulles International Airport in the USA to Accra, Ghana. Travel on this fare is applicable from February 20 to March 30, 2017, to allow travelers to spend the Independence Day holiday period …

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US Based My-Star Radio Strikes Partnership With Citi-FM Ghana

My-Star Radio, an African Radio station which operates out of the Delaware Valley in the US finalized arrangements in November 2016 to formally begin broadcasting LIVE News segment from one of the biggest media companies in Ghana – Citi FM. This present arrangement means My-Star Radio will be able to pick up the feed for LIVE News Bulletins for broadcast …

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