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Five African heads of state expected at Dubai business forum

Dubai

Five African heads of state and 12 ministers are among the over 1,000 people expected at the upcoming fourth Global Business Forum on Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state of Dubai. The UAE event is scheduled to begin on November 1, 2017, ending the following day in Dubai. The two-day forum, which is being held under the theme of …

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Alton College Experience volunteer makes ‘life-changing’ trip to Ghana

Alton College Eperience

Extra-curricular and enrichment activities that broaden students’ experiences are strongly encouraged at Alton College and this year has seen the launch of the Alton College Experience (ACE). It’s a programme specially designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and personal qualities to give them an edge when applying for university or employment in the United Kingdom …

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Brushing an Expert with Mud Instead of an Institution: A South African Experience

Perhaps when the brush of political vendetta, scapegoating and persecution is determined to mar a character that is admired from far and wide, it’s antidote is the compelling truth, facts, and the needed education to inform all about the reality on the ground. For many of us either analysts, social commentators, professional broadcast journalists and discerning individuals, it is safe …

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Washington DC poised to attract more Ghana visitors

Washington DC

Accra, Oct. 03, Ghana News Agency  (GNA) – Washington DC, the American Capitol, which hosts the second largest population of Ghanaians outside Ghana is poised to attract more visitors especially from West Africa from its partnership with South African Airways. The partnership to promote Destination DC, is an effort to showcase the many attractions that Washington has to offer visitors. Mr …

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Welcoming the Ghana retail payment systems infrastructure

Ghana has witnessed some positive actions for the country in government’s quest to achieve financial inclusion, using it to propel the kind of development people have yearned for, for decades. The first action was the announcement by the National Identification Authority (NIA) that it was ready to roll out the National Identification System. This has been on the drawing board …

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Sibton Switch appoints new Chief Executive Officer

The Board of Directors of IT Systems firm, Sibton Switch has announced the appointment of Mr. Peter Denzil Lawson as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) effective August 1, 2017. Mr. Lawson is expected to provide critical strategic and operational leadership and direction to guide the operations of the company in its crucial years as it prepares towards the implementation …

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Meet the passionate Master of Ceremonies Bismark Somuah

Bismark Somuah

Bismark Somuah is a Master of Ceremonies (MC) and a good one at that if it must be said. Crew members of TheAfricanDream.net had the pleasure of watching him work in Columbus Ohio in the United States early September 2017 where he was a true delight to observe. The Ohio-based Ghanaian born MC has been following his passion and working …

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Dr. Samuel O. Doku examines Phallocentrism, Paranoia, in Postcolonial Chinua Achebe Works

Chinua Achebe

Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe, written in 1958, many critics agree, was in response to Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness in which the Polish-born British writer demeaned and debased Africans to justify the colonial masters’ lust for power and control in Africa. Post-colonialism is defined as an attempt to re-imagine and re-write colonial ideals that disfigured, distorted, and displaced the histories …

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3G Media Awards to Honor Music Legend; Pat Thomas, in New York

Pat Thomas

He is known as The Ghanian “Golden Voice of Africa,” this singer and composer helped pioneer the global profile of highlife and Afropop. His name is Pat Thomas and he needs no further introduction as he is one of the most celebrated and respected African celebrities of today. He will join other nominees in New York to be honored for …

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