Diaspora

Heroes of COVID-19: Cameroonian-American Emmanuel Kulu Jnr on Kemet

The mission of TheAfricanDream.net to tell the stories of Africa and Africans from an African perspective led to the initiation of the ‘Heroes of COVID-19’ writing series in April 2020. The series celebrates individuals and organizations in defiance of the Coronavirus Pandemic carrying out their functions to fight the deadly virus, like Mr. Emmanuel Kulu Jnr. who is our January …

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Pastor Elvis Iruh Authors Book On Successful Marriage In The Diaspora

A new book with invaluable tips on how to have a successful marriage was launched on Christmas day in the Dutch city of Almeres. Written by Pastor Elvis Iruh, an ordained minister of the Victory Outreach International, Getting to know you highlights simple principles that are often taken for granted in a marital relationship. “Whether you’re preparing for marriage or want to enjoy a …

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Residency friendship among Ghanaians in the US turns into biz partnership

It’s not every day that you find your future business partner while working to complete a doctoral degree. But that’s exactly what happened for Grand Canyon University (GCU) doctoral learners Eugene Frimpong and Kevin Abankwa. They met while in the midst of their doctoral program in Business Administration with an Emphasis in Data Analytics. They chatted virtually before finally meeting in person at one of their …

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Winners Church Celebrate 10th Anniversary in Virginia, United States

Winners Church, a Virginia based mega-church crowned their 10th-anniversary celebration with a musical program, a thanksgiving, and induction service. Pastor Henry Godwin On Saturday, December 19th Winners Church launched its 10-year anniversary celebration with a live and virtual musical praise night at the Church’s Dumfries, Virginia auditorium. Many members of the church and the community gathered to celebrate the huge …

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CCA Launches its U.S.-Africa Health Security and Resilience Initiative

On Tuesday December 15, 2020, Corporate Council on Africa (CCA) hosted the official launch of its U.S.-Africa Health Security and Resilience Initiative. The high-level virtual event showcased CCA’s vision for the 2-year initiative and convened U.S. and African business executives, senior government officials and leaders from multilateral institutions to explore lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and inform a path …

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All you need to know about Adewale Adeyemo, the Nigerian-American expected to be Joe Biden’s deputy Treasury secretary

Adeyemo US President-Elect, Joe Biden, is set to announce a Nigerian-born attorney, Adewale ‘Wally’ Adeyemo, as deputy Treasury secretary, US-based media Politico reported on Sunday. Adeyemo, who is a former senior international economic adviser during the Obama administration, will serve under former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who Biden plans to appoint to lead the US Treasury Department. Adeyemo’s appointment …

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Ghana’s Ambassador to U.S. Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah on African Diaspora

Voice of America’s web series, Straight Talk Africa, featured His Excellency (HE) Dr Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States (US), in a 2019 episode. His interview reminded viewers that the Year of Return was a way to bridge the distance between Ghanaians all over the world and their original or inherited home country, Ghana. Folding them back into …

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Leverage Social Media Strategies to Grow Biz & Secure Brand Partnerships

Dine Diaspora is excitedly preparing for their upcoming workshops this month and this week, Eden Hagos will join them for an informative workshop about her media platform, BLACK FOODIE. Eden Hagos is a celebrated Ethiopian-Canadian host, food writer, and founder of BLACK FOODIE, Eden Hagos, shares winning digital technology strategies she used to grow her 100k+ community of food enthusiasts and develop a global Black diaspora …

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Their Matchmaker Was Right

When they were asked to summarize their relationship in one word, Mavis Baah and Jay Jones, who are both 32 and working in Norfolk, Va., blurted out the same word at the exact same time: “partnership.” Ms. Baah, a public relations manager for the PRA Group, a financial services company, and Mr. Jones, a lawyer for Bischoff Martingayle, met in …

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