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Peter Akwaboah of GUBA Awards USA board now Face List Awards honoree

Peter Akwaboah, Managing Director at Morgan Stanley and also a GUBA Awards USA Awards board member will this year receive a Corporate Leadership Award at the FACE List Awards gala during the 2019 Pan-African Weekend in the United States (US) from Face2Face Africa (F2FA). As Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Operations in December of 2015 at Morgan Stanley Peter Akwaboah …

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Ghana’s cocoa could be saved from extinction by gene editing — scientists

Cocoa

A new study warns that climate change could drive Ghana’s cocoa (cacao) industry to extinction — a fate that scientists say could be reversed through gene editing. Cocoa and its products in photo by Running Live A study by the Climate Change Unit of Ghana’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Cocoa Research Institute of Ghana is predicting the country’s …

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Power shift in the Horn of Africa is eroding Kenya’s influence

South Sudan

At the dawn of this century, the then editor of the Foreign Affairs Journal, James Fulton Hoge Jr., rightly observed that the global “transfer of power from West to East” was “dramatically changing the context for dealing with international challenges—as well as the challenges themselves” (Foreign Affairs, July/August, 2004). South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (centre) poses with Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (right) and …

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Dr. Cindy Trimm empowers 7th annual Woman of Character Conference

Woman of Character Conference

WOCC event flyer with some of the speakers The 7th annual 2-day Woman of Character Conference (WOCC) came to an end on June 8, 2019, after it kicked off at the Freedom High School in Woodbridge, Virginia (VA) in the United States (US). This year’s conference themed The Chayil Woman, started on the morning of June 7. Woman of Character Ministries, organizer …

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8yr-old Author Nicholas Buamah charms Ghana’s Ambassador to the US

Nicholas Buamah

“You can even sit in my chair at my desk,” said His Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah, Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States to the 8yr-old-child-author Nicholas Buamah who was accompanied by his parents to pay a courtesy call on the Ambassador on Friday, June 7, 2019. They flew in from Snellville, Georgia (GA). In ‘the-hot-seat’ — Nicholas seated in …

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West African Leaders Praise LDS Church for Family & Humanitarian Focus

LDS

Senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) visited several countries in West Africa last week, where they met with government representatives, including the president of the Republic of Ghana. Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles met with His Excellency President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in Accra on Thursday, May 30, 2019. He was …

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Engaging with the African Diaspora – June 2019 Webinar

African Diaspora

#TheAfricanDreamLLC is excited about this June 2019 webinar on the subject ‘Engaging with the African Diaspora‘ that features awesome speakers and subjects. Speakers for ‘Engaging with the African Diaspora’ Webinar You should not miss the ABP webinars!“Thanks, Africa Business Portal (ABP) for hosting the webinar today. It lived up to and surpassed all the expectations I had and there was …

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Dr. Alexander Anim-Mensah Among Ghanaians in the US Making Great Strides

TheAfricanDream.net caught up with Dr. Alexander Anim-Mensah after he was recognized with a Distinguished Patent Fellow award for his innovative ideas. This encounter was to learn from him and share his thoughts to inspire youths all over, specifically those in developing countries. We also wanted his thoughts on how policymakers, governments, and generally people in key positions in developing worlds especially African countries could …

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MOBA USA Holds Ground Breaking Annual Conference

Mfantsipim

When a group of old boys of Mfantsipim School domiciled in the United States (MOBA-USA) gathers for the third year running to raise funds for their school, over $50,000 in cash becomes an achievable amount geared towards their projected $100,000 MOBA-USA endowment fund. Martins Crosswinds in Greenbelt again hosted the fundraiser in the State of Maryland. Over this past Memorial …

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