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Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah attends Harford County Maryland town hall

Harford County Maryland

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States (U.S.) His Excellency (H.E.) Dr. Barfour Adjei-Barwuah was the special guest at the diaspora engagement town hall meeting held in the Harford County Maryland, U.S. by Ghanaians in the area. At the meeting, the Ambassador interacted with Ghanaian members of Edgewood, Columbia, and Baltimore communities in Maryland on October 29, 2017. The occasion was organized …

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European Parliament says EU to allocate 40 bn to Africa in next budget

European Parliament

TUNIS – The European Union intends to allocate 40 billion euros towards Africa in its next budget, said European Parliament President Antonio Tajani on October 31, 2017. He spoke at a press conference following his speech at the Tunisian Parliament in Bardo Palace, and emphasised how Tunisia will benefit from the budget increase. He said development opportunities and investment in …

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Bishop Adonteng Boateng hosts Gospel musician Obaapa Christy for Virginia convention

Obaapa Christy

Renowned Ghanaian Gospel musician Obaapa Christy will be joining Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng at his Church in the United States (US); the Divine Word International Ministries (DWIM), for the church’s annual convention late December 2017. The 3-day convention according to DWIM is from December 29-31, 2017 and begins nightly at 7 PM at 2 Montgomery Village Avenue in Gaithersburg, Maryland, …

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Ghanam Tours invites you to Ghana for business, pleasure or education

Ghanam Tours

Imagine visiting Ghana, the West African country located in the center of the earth, while you are at it, continue imagining that your travel arrangements are all taken care of from transportation to accommodation to the provision of tour-guide services and more. Now open your eyes and think Ghanam Tours. Yes, no need to go on imagining because Ghanam Tours …

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Seasoned Journalist Yaw Ampofo Ankrah to pen The Audacity Of Dreams

Ghanaian media personality Yaw Ampofoh Ankrah to write a memoir chronicling his two decades of adventures in the world of media. The book will be titled The Audacity Of Dreams. Mr. Ankrah recalls that somewhere in 1997 in the prime of his youth, he met “this great man Kwesi Kyei Darjwa (KKD) aka His Royal Blackness, himself a media mogul …

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Osafo-Maafo hails Ghana economy at Embassy Luncheon in DC

Yaw Osafo Maafo

His Excellency (HE) Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States (US) on Monday October 16, 2017, held a luncheon in honor of Ghana’s Senior Minister Honorable (Hon) Yaw Osafo-Maafo and Finance Minister Hon Kenneth Ofori-Atta at the Ghana embassy in Washington, DC in appreciation of the efforts the respective ministers and their teams. The Osafo-Maafo delegation was in …

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Bishop Adonteng Boateng commends Franconia Police in Fairfax Virginia

“We just want to say thank you for all the wonderful work you do to protect the community like providing security, maintaining law and order and ensuring safety”, were the words of Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng as he spoke in his capacity as an International Police Chaplain in the United States (US) during his visit to the Franconia Police at the Franconia …

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Five African heads of state expected at Dubai business forum

Dubai

Five African heads of state and 12 ministers are among the over 1,000 people expected at the upcoming fourth Global Business Forum on Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state of Dubai. The UAE event is scheduled to begin on November 1, 2017, ending the following day in Dubai. The two-day forum, which is being held under the theme of …

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Trade-ing Up launches student sponsorship program for Ghana beneficiaries

Trade-ing Up

Washington D.C. — Trade-ing Up, a non-profit focused on vocational education in Ghana, launches the Sponsor a Student program October 2017. Trade-ing Up is the brainchild of Brandon McGee and Kyle Wiese. Over many visits to Ghana in 2015-17, they encountered youth in the town of Yeji eager to earn certifications in sought-after trades such as dress-making and carpentry. These youth, …

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Alton College Experience volunteer makes ‘life-changing’ trip to Ghana

Alton College Eperience

Extra-curricular and enrichment activities that broaden students’ experiences are strongly encouraged at Alton College and this year has seen the launch of the Alton College Experience (ACE). It’s a programme specially designed to provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills and personal qualities to give them an edge when applying for university or employment in the United Kingdom …

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