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Trade-ing Up Aims to Train, Empower Youth in Ghana

Trade-ing Up

Support the launch of a new nonprofit organization that works to build a sustainable future for young adult citizens of Ghana through vocational education. The organization is called Trade-ing Up, and donations can be made via PayPal through trade-ingup.org. Executive Director Brandon McGee grew up in Manahawkin and, after graduating from Southern Regional High School, had a life-changing four-month volunteer …

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Ghanaian Hypocrisy and President Akufo-Addo’s War on Galamsey

I learnt a lot about Ghanaian hypocrisy when it comes to order enforcement during my days as the Canteen Chairman of Unity Hall (1999-2000) at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Ghana – a lesson which has served me well even to date… The Hall of Residence was experiencing an influx of hawkers, which was causing …

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Samuel Ajibola ‘Spiff’ Releases Episode 2 of Comedy Skit ‘Dele Issues’

Samuel Ajibola

Samuel Ajibola ‘Spiff’ released the second episode to his comedy skit series titled ‘One Customer Bank’ on March 24, 2017 just 2 weeks on the heels of the debut episode. The show is called ‘Dele Issues’, which is a Nigerian slang of the phrase ‘daily issues’ and also the name of the show’s protagonist, Dele. TheAfricanDream.net ​discovered that ​the skit …

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Executive Chef Francis Otoo of Ghana for 2017 Embassy Chef Challenge

Embassy Chef Challenge 2019

Come May 24, 2017, executive Chef Francis Otoo will make his fourth appearance at the Embassy Chef Challenge at the Ronald Raegan Building and International Trade Center. The over 6ft tall Ghanaian chef saw the Media Preview Dinner event hosted by the Indonesian Embassy in Washington, DC as a great warm-up for the May. On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, Chef …

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South African Airways Wins Prestigious Business Traveler Magazine Awards

South African Airways

Fort Lauderdale, FL (Mar. 20, 2017) – For the 10th consecutive year, South African Airways (SAA), the flagship carrier of South Africa and the continent’s most awarded airline, has been voted by the readers of Business Traveler Magazine as the, “Best Airline in Africa” and “Best Business Class to Africa” in the magazine’s “Best in Business Travel Awards” 28th annual …

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Ghana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation Of North America 15th Annual Conference For Georgia

The 15th edition of the annual Conference of the Ghana Physicians and Surgeon Foundation (GPSF) will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, in the USA from April 21–23, 2017 at the Renaissance Concourse Hotel. This year’s conference is themed “New and Re-emerging Infectious Disease and Global Health Security; Role of the African Diaspora.” The Conference will bring together several world renowned …

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Teenage girls to launch Africa’s first private space satellite

They may be teenagers, but 17-year-old Brittany Bull and 16-year-old Sesam Mngqengqiswa have grand ambitions — to launch Africa’s first private satellite into space. They are part of a team of high school girls from Cape Town, South Africa, who have designed and built payloads for a satellite that will orbit over the earth’s poles scanning Africa’s surface. Once in …

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Caleb’s Corner Charities Event Supporting Ghana Projects

Caleb's Corner Charities

Caleb’s Corner Charities (CCC) will be organizing their 2nd annual 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk  at the Alice B. McCullough Field at Montgomery and the 8th St. Laurel,MD. Afua Addo-Abedi is Founder of CCC, she spoke to TheAfricanDream.net from the Washington DC area where she said this year’s 5k run and 1 mile walk will begin at 8AM on …

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Koby Maxwell Productions celebrate Ghana at 60 in USA

As part of plans to celebrate 60 years of Ghanaian independence, Koby Maxwell Productions and Koby Maxwell are hosting a number of Ghanaian and other African artists to join hands in celebrating the beauty and culture of Ghana and Africa in the Washington DC metro area on March 11, 2017. This will be the 5th Ghana independence celebrations festivities organized …

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