African Culture Comes Alive in ‘The Burial of Kojo’ by Blitz the Ambassador

“The Burial of Kojo” — among the offerings from Ava DuVernay’s Array Now Film Distribution Company and currently airing on Netflix, has been called quite the marvel that flexes visual storytelling muscles that you didn’t know existed. Ava Duvernay and Netflix acquire Chanaian film The Burial of Kojo. (Photos Courtesy of Array Now) Critics have also lauded the new flick for taking …

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


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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Ex-president Bouteflika seeks forgiveness as Algerians face new era


ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) – Algeria’s Constitutional Council formalized the departure of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika Wednesday from the office he held for two decades, as rattled international partners watched closely to see what’s next for an energy-rich country that is a key player in fighting terrorism. Bouteflika himself asked the Algerian people for forgiveness the day after he stepped down following …

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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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Sri Lanka Embassy in US hosts Embassy Chef Challenge media-preview dinner

Embassy of Sri Lanka in Washington, DC had the distinct pleasure of hosting the media preview dinner of the 11th International Embassy Chef Challenge (ECC) at the Sri Lanka Residence in Washington DC on 20th March 2019. The ECC is an international annual culinary feature event, jointly hosted by Events DC and Trade Centre Management Associates (TCMA) exclusively for the …

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Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA

Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA With only 2 weeks left until Events DC Embassy Chef Challenge presented by TCMA, we want to introduce you to some of our competing chefs… Chef Otoo of Ghana Chef Frances Otoo – GhanaWinner of the People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice 2nd place in 2018, Chef Otoo continues to impress with a …

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Learn more about the Ghana business visitors visas

Ghana business visitors visas requirements: in what circumstances is a visa required for business visitors? In what circumstances is a visa required for business visitors? Business visas are required for visitors who are entering Ghana to engage in short-term business activities. Restrictions What restrictions are imposed on business visitors in terms of the work that they may undertake and their …

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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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Asian and African airlines ground Boeing 737 Max 8s after deadly crashes

Boeing 737 Max 8s

China has grounded all Boeing 737 Max 8s on its civil aircraft register after one of the US-made airliners crashed this March 10, near Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Operators in other countries, including South Africa and Thailand, have followed suit. A four-month-old 737 Max 8 operated by Ethiopian Air came down on Sunday shortly after takeoff, killing all 157 people aboard. …

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First 2019 Lilkid single ‘Only You’ dishes eargasms to Afrobeat lovers


Yet another good single by young Ghanaian musician Lilkid titled ‘Only You‘ released March 10, 2019, provides easy-to-listen yet dance-ready vibes which Lilkid say is a love song inspired by beautiful African women. Lilkid courtesy photo In the lyrics, the Afrobats musician also known as Lilkidayo is heard trying to convince this African woman to stick around because she is …

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