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Telecom Firm Huawei of China to Lead Ghana’s Efforts for ICT Modernization

China’s telecom giant Huawei will lead the support to the efforts of the government of Ghana to modernize the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and make full use of its benefits to the country, the Xinhua News Agency reported. According to the report, the ICT firm will lead the country’s efforts to construct a new state-of-the-art facility and …

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Governor of the state of Georgia congratulates Dr. Thomas Mensah

Governor John Nathan Deal of the State of Georgia in the United States of America (USA) personally met with and congratulated Dr. Thomas Mensah, the US trained Scientist and fiber optics inventor for his induction into the USA National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The meeting which happened in the Governor’s office at the State Capitol afforded Dr. Mensah the opportunity to personally show …

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Nigerian Fitness Instructor infuses African Music into fitness routine

Ada-Ari Agbim is the creator of AdaAri Fitness African workout videos. She is originally from Nigeria in West Africa and has been based in the US Capitol of Washington DC since 1996. The Nigerian health enthusiast uses her videos to encourage people to stay fit and also introduce them to African culture by way of music. The fitness instructor says …

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World Bank Group and African Development Bank hold first Diaspora Trade Forum in Washington DC

The World Bank Group’s first Annual African Diaspora Trade Forum will bring together donors, entrepreneurs, investors, and others who are looking to create trade, investment, and mentorship opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa. The main goal of this year’s forum is to engage and incentivize entrepreneurs and investors in the African Diaspora who are looking to create trade, investment, and mentorship opportunities …

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Obama Names John Kerry As Head of U.S. Delegation to Buhari Inauguration

President Barack Obama of the United States has named Secretary of State, John Kerry, to lead the American government delegation to the inauguration of Muhammadu Buhari as Nigeria’s president. Mr. Buhari will be sworn into office on May 29, alongside his vice president-elect, Yemi Osinbajo. “Today @POTUS announced that @JohnKerry will lead the U.S. Presidential Delegation to the inauguration of …

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African Youth Excellence Awards now open, give it a shot guys

So our friends helping create and organize the third annual edition of the 2015 AYE Awards have opened the nomination process and asked #TheAfricanDream to inform you and also encourage you to participate or ask someone you know to give it a shot. What is the AYE Awards about you asked? Well it is solely focussed on rewarding Young Africans …

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First Lady of Ghana Lourdina Mahama gives commencement at Fordham University

Fordham University – They took the campus by storm, arriving alongside Hurricane Irene in 2011, and they left it amid thunder in 2015. Nevertheless, the bouts of rain couldn’t dampen the graduates’ spirits at Fordham University’s 170th Commencement, held May 16 at the Rose Hill campus. A crowd of nearly 20,000—students, their families and friends, and the Fordham faculty, staff, …

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African Youth Excellence Awards now open, give it a shot guys

The focus of the African Youth Excellence Awards (AYEA) is to highlight the accomplishments of “Pursuers”. AYE defines a Pursuer as a young person who is striving to gain or accomplish an extraordinary project aimed at highlighting Africa in a positive way.   Simply put, a Pursuer is a future achiever. AYEA sets out to identify, recognize, and award young Africans pursuing excellence, and create a …

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