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Villa Royale calls Africans in the diaspora to Ghana

Villa Royale Guest house in Ghana During the last quarter of August 2012, Nana Prempeh was joined by Pastor Kingsley Appiagyei, friends and business acquaintances to officially open the Villa Royale located inside the exclusive area of Spintex Road along the coast of Ghana’s capital city of Accra. The facility which is designed to be used for the purposes of …

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Pursuit of the American Dream

Virgil Afortor of the US Navy Ghanaian born Virgil Afortor was one of the many Africans who filled out forms to participate in the US Diversity Visa Lottery (USDVL) program in 2008 with high hopes of winning. Winning the lottery and gaining permanent legal residency in the USA was not the most important to Virgil, but also making sense of …

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Akua Adoma Memorial Hope Foundation to raise brain tumor awareness in Ghana

Akua; extreme right, with friends at school in Ghana The family of the deceased Akua Adoma Ofori, a female Ghanaian teenage student who was flown to the USA to seek medical treatment for a tumor lodged in her brain has established a foundation; The Akua Adoma Memorial Hope Foundation, in her memory. The sole objective of the foundation will be …

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Ghana on its way to creating a recognized affiliate of the global Wikimedia Foundation

A team leader and school children in Ghana creating user accounts A group of Ghanaians under the inspiration of Rexford Nkansah; a student, are set to promote the dissemination of free knowledge and the use of online tools in education and the promotion of culture. In line with Wikimedia Foundation’s strategic priorities, the team would also encourage and increased participation and …

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Young Ghanaian in US inspired by Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum, Obama and radio

Kwame with Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum – Ghanaian politician Dominic O. Agyepong is a good friend of mine who in conjunction with other friends of his are establishing themselves as passionate Ghanaians in Alexandria Virginia with the sole objective of serving the Ghanaian and African community in the USA’s District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia (DMV) and worldwide. Dominic, however, prefers …

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Meet Thomas Alicoe Appiah, one of Ghana’s avant-garde artists

Thomas painting waterfalls on a wall for a young fan of his His paintings are amazing and his artistry is exceptional because of the passion he puts into almost everything he does. One minute you will find him sketching something amazing on a piece of paper with a pen or pencil and the next he’s wearing a pair of paint …

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Patrick Awuah wishes to change Africa’s future

Shared by Oral Ofori This piece was written Patrick Awuah Jr. pictured left; one of my greatest mentors and an individual I truly respect and admire a lot. One of my cherished hopes is to meet him in person, but until then I will continue to share his great ideas and words with the world. Patrick Awuah is the founder …

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Mali Rising Foundation becomes a beacon of hope

  Children expressing gratitude for a school built them Mali Rising Foundation (MRF), a beacon of hope in the politically unstable West African nation of Mali is an American based non-profit organization that was established in 2004 to build schools in developing countries. Education in Mali remains a great concern with about 46% of the population being literate. These numbers …

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Intolerance; a people’s silent destroyer and mind killer.

Patrick Derby (pictured) and Oral Ofori were high-school mates in Ghana Patrick Derby, a former student of Chemu Senior High School located in Ghana’s port city of Tema and also a past student of the University of Cape Coast in the country’s central region believes that it has become clear in recent years that Ghana’s educational and social systems have failed …

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Ghanaian Clothes Maker, Kwabena Asamoah Tailors his way up

‘My garments are more technically designed than they are fashion designed and this is even more so owing to my engineering background‘ says Kwabena Asamoah of Kustom Looks Clothier as I interviewed him for my blog. We caught up in Silver Springs Maryland in the USA where the Ghanaian born entrepreneur affectionately called Kwab has been living and working for …

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