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Investigations ongoing into untimely death of Nigerian Peju Ugboma

Peju Ugboma, award-winning Lagos-based founder and CEO of I Luv Desserts, suffered an untimely death in what the family describe as gross negligence on the part of the Hospital in Lekki, Nigeria. An independent autopsy carried out by pathologists at LASUTH with credible observers and Premier hospital in attendance revealed that Peju suffered internal bleeding. It was discovered that she had about …

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Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’ commended at 2021 virtual Africa Travel Week

Year of Return

The diaspora market was the topic of another engaging panel discussion at the 2021 virtual Africa Travel Week (ATW). Experts in black diaspora travel noted that more ‘intentional marketing’ and grassroots training is needed to encourage travellers with heritage links to Africa to visit the continent and grow repeat business. According to a report on tourismupdate.co.za, roadblocks preventing intra-Africa travel …

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Ghana’s ex-president Mahama named AU Special Envoy to Somalia

Election

The African Union (AU) has named Ghana’s former president, John Mahama as its High Representative to Somalia. The former Ghanaian leader has been tasked by the AU to try and resolve the dire political crisis in Somalia. Somalia has witnessed heightened tension in recent weeks after the incumbent president decided to approve an extension to his tenure in office by …

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STEMi Makers Africa and Oracle Academy empowering Nigeria educators

STEMi Makers Africa partnered with Oracle Academy to empower tertiary educators in Nigerian Universities, Polytechnics and Monotechnics through Computing Education Bootcamp from  April 14-15, 2021. The 2-days virtual Bootcamp offered hands-on lab sessions in Oracle Cloud Compute VM – Install Apache and PHP, Oracle Cloud Compute VM – How to Create a Simple Load Balancer and Hands on Lab in …

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Heroes of COVID-19: Francis Danso is reducing Ghana infant mortality rates

Another month, another celebration of an individual or organization extending their selfless services to humanity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. This time TheAfricanDream.net’s Heroes of COVID-19 recognizes the passion and humanitarian services of Public Health Nutritionist of St. Joseph Hospital in the Nkwanta South Community of the Oti Region of Ghana, Mr. Francis Danso. We are delighted here …

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HOW TO PROTEST ONLINE USING DIGITAL MARKETING TACTICS

Protesting has always been a way to make change, whether it’s taking to the streets, no longer supporting a company, or protesting through art or online. Throughout the recent Black Lives Matter protests, which increased in momentum following the death of George Floyd, online protesting has grown in popularity. One of the reasons for that is COVID-19. People are cautious …

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Ghana receives 350k doses of AstraZeneca vaccines from DR Congo

A second tranche of 350,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines has arrived in Ghana from the Democratic Republic of Congo. The delivery which is part of the COVAX initiative was supervised by UNICEF. The vaccines, which were allocated to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), were sent to Ghana after the DRC failed to utilise them weeks after they took …

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Prez Akufo-Addo breaks ground for construction of Pan African Heritage World Museum

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the construction of the Pan African Heritage World Museum in the Central Region will grow the local economy of the area. According to the President, employment will be created in the area of tourism, commerce and transport among others. President Akufo-Addo has also indicated his government’s commitment to supporting the construction of the museum …

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Bill Gates, wife divorce after 27years of marriage

The Microsoft founder has said he and his wife are splitting up after 27 years of marriage. Bill Gates, the third-richest man in the world, announced on Monday that he and his wife Melinda “have made the decision” to end their marriage. The American business magnate and co-founder of Microsoft said they “no longer believe” that they can grow as a couple.  “After a great …

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Abeiku Santana — an epitome in celebration of Ghanaian media excellence

In celebration of professional excellence today, this piece shines the light of recognition on one man who has undoubtedly contributed heavily to the Ghanaian media landscape. We are looking at the life of a multiple-award-winning Chartered media practitioner with a distinguished career spanning over two decades and achievements in many other fields of endeavor — Mr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey, popularly …

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