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Symbolism of 400 years visit to Ghana by Pelosi and black US congress members

Symbolism of 400 years visit to Ghana by Pelosi and black US congress members

As Donald Trump marked the 400th anniversary of American democracy in Virginia, top Democrats who had stayed away from the commemoration were observing a 400th anniversary of a different kind – one inextricably linked to the founding of the United States. In southern Ghana, US House speaker Nancy Pelosi and 13 members of the Congressional Black Caucus were observing the …

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Sickle Cell Patient Reveals Why She Is Volunteering For Landmark Gene-Editing Study

Victoria Gray is waiting patiently in a hospital room at the Sarah Cannon Research Institute in Nashville. “It’s a good time to get healed,” she says. The 34-year-old from Forest, Miss., has struggled with sickle cell disease throughout her life. Gray is at the hospital because she volunteered for one of the most anticipated medical experiments in decades: the first attempt to …

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British MP with Ghana roots made UK Business Minister

Kwasi Alfred Addo Kwarteng, a British Conservative Party politician with Ghanaian roots, was promoted Thursday by the new UK Prime Minister, Boris Johnson. Mr Kwarteng has served as MP since 2010 for Spelthorne, Surrey, south-east England. On November 16, 2018, he was appointed Undersecretary of State in the Department for Exiting the European Union following the resignation of Sue-Ellen Braverman. …

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Embassy of Ghana in the United States to Set-Up Call Center

The Head of Information & Public Affairs at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC, Mr. Kofi Tonto, has assured Ghanaians in the United States that, the Embassy is working very hard to establish a call center to alleviate the long wait-time that some callers experience when trying to reach the Embassy. Kofi Tonto Mr. Tonto made this remark during …

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Algeria win 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with freak early goal

Algeria win 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with freak early goal

Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the second time on Friday when a freak second-minute goal by Baghdad Bounedjah gave them a 1-0 win over gallant Senegal in the final. Bounedjah, who missed a penalty in the quarter-final against Ivory Coast and spent the last few minutes of that game in tears after being substituted, stunned the Lions …

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Sankofa Radio in the US wins 2019 best online radio award

Sankofa Radio, a Ghanaian-oriented radio station in the United States of America (USA) has been adjudged best online radio at the 2019 Ghana Entertainment Awards USA. Ghana Entertainments Awards (GEA) was established two years ago to showcase the achievements of Ghanaian creatives and entertainers who are excelling in their craft both within and outside Ghana. DJ RAS on the left …

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A “Go Back to Africa” media campaign uses AI to boost African American tourism

“Go Back to Africa”, a racist put down long used against African-Americans, Africans, and other black people in North America and Europe has been getting a social media makeover. Black & Abroad, an Atlanta-based lifestyle and travel company targeting black travelers, is reclaiming the derogatory statement with a new tourism campaign encouraging African-Americans to indeed go back to Africa. Revellers enjoy New Year’s …

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