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Liberian in USA praises Obama Ebola response, another mobilizes aid from Texas

Al Smith Al Smith, a former federal contractor with the US Department of Justice and a Liberian immigrant has commended US President Barack Obama for the efforts made towards curbing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia and other affected west African countries. The US based Security Consultant, who has also worked for the US Department of Defense …

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Young Ghanaian professionals network in Washington DC

A group of young Ghanaian professionals in the metropolitan area of Washington DC in the United States congregated on Thursday October 30, 2014 to interact and network at Appioo Bar and Grill, a popular Ghanaian restaurant. The gathering called GH-Mix was the Fall weather edition that was attended by a number of well placed professionals within the Washington DC, Maryland …

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Planning Wikimedia Ghana Acquires a User Group Status

Planning Wikimedia Ghana acquired a user group status and is now officially known as the Wikimedia Ghana User Group as of September 12, 2014. The application submitted by a group of Ghanaian editors of Wikipedia was reviewed and approved by the Affiliations committee of the body that is entrusted with advising the Wikimedia Foundation on approval of new affiliates. According to …

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Africa can win next FIFA World Cup says Samuel Inkoom

Ghanaian international professional soccer player Samuel Inkoom says Africa can win the next FIFA World Cup if the continent does its home work well and learns from mistakes of the past two World Cups because there is an abundance of talent and experience on the continent. ‘We have a lot of quality talents and experience in Africa, all we need …

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Samuel Inkoom of DC United gets chatty with #TheAfricanDream

Inkoom is to left of writer Samuel Inkoom of Ghana is one of the newest signings to join USA Major League Soccer (MLS) side DC United this year. We recently visited the Ghanaian soccer player and had a chat about his new club in the Washington DC area, his expectations for the season and take on American soccer. The two …

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Do you or someone you know want to sponsor #TheAfricanDream today?

#TheAfricanDream   Sponsorship Kit    #TheAfricanDream   #TheAfricanDream, an online digital media portal has been created to mainly talk about happenings of Africa and Africans in and out of the continent and how today’s world is being positively impacted by people of African descent. It also covers as many parts of Africa and Africans and non-Africans as well who are …

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TV Producer/Blogger from Ghana wins award in the USA

#TheAfricanDream — a show produced and hosted by Oral Ofori for WPAATV (a public access TV in Wallingford CT, USA) along with shows of other producers from that station was collated and submitted under the name “The Reel: What we did together” to ACM-NE (Alliance for Community Media North east Video Festival) and won Overall Excellence  for Community TV station with …

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Occupy Ghana Embassy demonstration organizer in DC talks

On July 23, 2014 a section of Ghanaians living in the east coast of the United States of America (USA) gathered at the embassy of Ghana in Washington DC to demonstrate against what they say is bad governance that has brought economic woes to the people of Ghana. The demonstration was organized by Kwaku Boateng of Woodbridge Virginia in the …

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“Music is my life”– Kojo Rhyme

Photo: One Click Photography Kojo Rhyme is a young musician from Ghana who is searching for his big breakthrough like the many others out there who see music as an avenue to exhibit their talents and skills. “Music is the reason I am alive today and I believe I can use my musical talents to positively affect people” Kojo say. …

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