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Felix Adumatta Donkor goes on African-Art Exhibition in Germany

Felix Adumatta Donkor is a Ghanaian born German-based artist popularly referred to as .kojo Felix Adumatta Donkor is a Ghanaian fine artist based in Berlin Germany who is preparing to go on tour across Germany from September 15-20, 2015 to exhibit his artworks. The debate on religious objects and historical works of art from West Africa forms the basis for …

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Barcamp Cape Coast 2015, are you going?

Barcamp Cape Coast 2015 is a free networking forum bringing people together for a day of discussion, demos and dialogue on Cape Coast, Ghana and beyond. It will take place on September 12, 2015 at the University of Cape Coast. The theme for this year is Equipping the youth to plan their future today. This event will be the 5th …

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AJ Dahottest teases fans with 2 singles in 2016 Album

AJ Dahottest, Ghanaian rapper and one-time DJ and radio personality hits the airwaves with two new singles fashioned in Afropop and influenced by Hip-hop beats and lyrics. The tracks are titled Baybeh and Tsi3yoo M3ni Yaano. In an exclusive interview with Oral Ofori of #TheAfricanDream, AJ says he is filled with appreciation especially for his fans and all the radio, television …

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Asanko Gold (AKG) Upgraded at Zacks

Asanko Gold (NYSE:AKG) was upgraded by Zacks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a note issued to investors on Friday, MarketBeat reports. According to Zacks, “Asanko Gold Inc. is engaged in the exploration and development of gold deposits. The company’s projects consist of Esaase project and Asumura project in Ghana, West Africa. Asanko Gold Inc., formerly known as …

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Wrap Up: ChaleWote Street Arts Festival 2015

In the past couple of days, the hashtag #Chalewote has been buzzing around on social media across arts-in-general enthusiasts in the Ghana who converged at James Town, Accra to enjoy this year’s festival. For ‘CapeTownians’, this festival is similar to Infecting the City, an arts festival organized by The Africa Centre yearly. “Chale Wote”, which is roughly translated from the Ga …

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Netflix Watch Out, ShowMax arrives in Africa

A newly-launched South African video-streaming service has the whole country abuzz as locals wait for Netflix to arrive. Called ShowMax, it could derail Netflix’s plans not only in South Africa but across the African continent. ShowMax is a new division of South African media giant Naspers, whose DStv satellite service is the continent’s dominant broadcaster with some 10.2-million customers across 50 …

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Dangote To Address Global Tech Start-ups

Africa’s richest man and chairman of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, will address a global audience at the 2015 edition of DEMO Africa on September 24-25, 2015, in Lagos, the chairman of the local organizing committee (LOC), Yele Okeremi, has confirmed. DEMO Africa is one of the flagship initiatives of LIONS@frica and aims to connect African startups to the global …

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FestAfrica sets the Washington DC Diaspora area ablaze with African cultures

On August 8-9, the Washington DC area will experience one of its most prolific African cultural events — FestAfrica — at the Veterans Plaza on 1 Veterans Place in Silver Spring Maryland located on the Corner of Fenton street and Ellsworth Drive in the 20906 zip code. FestAfrica will this year be in its 13th season. The August weekend celebrations …

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