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Paying tribute to Chinua Achebe with Jackson M’vunganyi

A young Achebe looks into the future On Friday March 22 in the year 2013, the world was told that Chinua Achebe, the great Nigerian author and father of African literature, had passed away at the age of 82. The whole of that day saw me reflecting on this great Nigerian literary giant who in 1958 transformed the way all writers in …

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Ghana Ambassador to US grants first ever interview to a blogger

By Oral Ofori I had the privilege of interviewing the Ghana Ambassador to the USA earlier in the month of March 2013 in Washington DC. His Excellency the Ambassador; Daniel Ohene Agyekum, was kind enough to grant me audience when I visited with him at his office where we talked about Ghana-USA relations, Ghanaians in the diaspora and what the …

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Ghana to host 3rd Annual African HR Leaders Conference in Accra

Kojo Amoasi Andoh of ILO Ghana Ghana will be hosting the 3rd annual African Human Resource Leaders conference scheduled from 28th February to 1st March 2013 at the Accra International Conference Centre. The conference this year will focus on issues relating to employee engagement, leadership, organizational development and effectiveness as well as other key areas of human resource management like …

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US based exercise physiologist asks Africans to exercise more

Lauretta defies winter cold to still exercise. Lauretta Ashu has called on Africans to take exercising more seriously owing to the obvious health benefits it has, but more importantly due to the fact that the art of keeping fit through exercising is becoming lost to some Africans. Miss Ashu is a professional with academic and work experiences in physical rehabilitation …

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Dr. Dre visits Rocky Dawuni’s Afro Funke’

By Oral Ofori Rocky Dawuni & Dr. Dre In mid January of 2013, famed hip hop superstar Dr. Dre hanged out with Ghanaian reggae sensation Rocky Dawuni at Afro Funke’ in Santa Monica, California. The visit which happened on January 17th of this year was the hip hop superstar’s first visit to Afro Funke’.  Afro Funke’ is the longest running African inspired event …

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Africans in and out of diaspora asked to take taxation seriously

Nana Osei Amoh, CEO of Auxano Limited Liability Company (LLC), a budding financial firm in Virginia USA has taken advantage of the tax season in 2013 to call on his fellow Ghanaians and Africans all over the USA and those living on the continent to take their financial issues very seriously and pay careful attention to taxation. This is because …

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Koby Maxwell Celebrates Ghana at 56 with friends in the Diaspora

  As part of plans to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Ghana, Koby Maxwell is hosting a number of Ghanaian and other African artists to join hands in celebrating the beauty and culture of the African entertainment industry. Fellow movie stars, musicians and philanthropist of non-African origin will also be in attendance. The event will be held at Lanham Maryland, USA. …

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Saying goodbye 2012 and welcome 2013 with thoughts from Shirley

  Shirley smiles with hope and confidence Dear friends, followers, readers, lovers and haters… I am thankful for all your help and support over the years. I am mostly thankful to everyone who has shared, read, subscribed to or joined my work ever since it begun a little over a decade ago. Special thanks to Odumankuma. Now please let me …

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International Food, an example of African entrepreneurship in the USA

By Oral Ofori A typical trading scene at an African market Desmond Johnson, an African entrepreneur hailing from the West African country of Sierra Leone strongly believes in staying focused on one’s dream, he believes having a strong sense of dedication enables success in whatever human endeavor we find ourselves in. It is on the backdrop of this mentality that …

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