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Okyerema Asante, the African master percussionist from Ghana

Isaac Okyerema Asante, the Ghanaian master percussionist was born in Koforidua, the eastern regional capital of Ghana on June 16, 1949. He started drumming at the tender age of three and many times found himself hitting on the tops of cooking utensils that his mother and sisters were cleaning in the kitchen during the evenings. He will arrange three or …

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WINVESTNET invests in Morocco’s energy transition sector

Oil, Gas, Renewable Energies and Green Hydrogen are on the menu of investments, with the objective of reducing energy costs and the carbon footprint in Morocco. For fossil fuels, WINVESTNET has concluded important partnerships related to the sourcing, storage and distribution of oil products for Morocco. These partnerships also involve investments in LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), with a desire to …

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Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah of Ghana WPI’s first Distinguished Statesman in Residence

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has named His Excellency Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, former Ambassador of Ghana to the United States, as the university’s inaugural Distinguished Statesman in Residence.  This new position is being launched under the auspices of several programs within WPI that support the university’s global initiatives. His Excellency Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, former Ambassador of Ghana to the United States “As a …

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These Chefs Are on a Mission to Decolonize West African Food

When asked “Where is imperialism in Africa?” former president of Burkina Faso Thomas Sankara said the answer was simple. “Look at your plates, at the imported grains of wheat, rice, and millet—that is imperialism.” Sankara’s advocacy for African self-dependence in everything from politics to food was considered revolutionary in the 1980s, but today, his message is championed across Western Africa as chefs …

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Ethiopia to build local rival to Facebook, other platforms

ADDIS ABABA, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Ethiopia has begun developing its own social media platform to rival Facebook (FB.O), Twitter (TWTR.N) and WhatsApp, though it does not plan to block the global services, the state communications security agency said on Monday. Ethiopia has been engulfed since last year in an armed conflict pitting the federal government against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), …

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Study Abroad in Ghana with Webster and Earn American Academic Credit

Webster University is a 106-year-old American university based in St. Louis, Missouri with 9 global campuses. The only Webster University campus in Africa is in the lovely neighborhood of East Legon in Accra, Ghana. “Our network of international schools presents an unmatched opportunity for students in Ghana to study abroad, and undergraduate students in the African diaspora in the US, UK, …

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Nigeria ranked the country with the highest cryptocurrency adoption in the world

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In a recent survey that evaluated dozens of countries according to crypto usage, Nigeria ranks 1st as the country with the highest crypto adoption in the world. The survey finds that one-in-three Nigerians have used or owned crypto at some point. The survey also showed that around 300 million people globally in 2021 have owned or used crypto at some point in their lives. …

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Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II marks ‘Akwasidae’ in his Maryland home

His Royal Majesty Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, the Asantehene last Sunday celebrated Akwasidae with some of his chiefs and elders, together with many US-based Ghanaians, particularly members of the Asanteman Association in the US, at his residence in Maryland, United States of America (USA). Speaking at a ceremony of great picturesqueness and grandeur, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II stressed the need for …

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Houston Non-profit to establish World-Class Rehab Center in Ghana for Mentally ill

Clubhouse Ghana, a non-profit Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has disclosed its plans to establish a community-oriented Rehabilitation Center to help revamp and re-integrate Mental Healthcare delivery into the fabric of society. The Center, when completed next year, will open its doors to Recovered Patients / Clients; and provide them all with skills in carpentry, farming, cooking, bartending, masonry, plumbing, as well …

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