Personality

Abeiku Santana — an epitome in celebration of Ghanaian media excellence

In celebration of professional excellence today, this piece shines the light of recognition on one man who has undoubtedly contributed heavily to the Ghanaian media landscape. We are looking at the life of a multiple-award-winning Chartered media practitioner with a distinguished career spanning over two decades and achievements in many other fields of endeavor — Mr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey, popularly …

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Book Review — ‘My Footprints in Ghana’s Black Gold’ by Dr. A Ofori Quaah

Book: My Footprints in Ghana’s Black GoldNumber of Pages: 358Author: Dr. A Ofori QuaahTheme: Memoir/Ghana oil industryPublished by: Independently PublishedReviewed by: TheAfricanDream.net Back in the 1970s and 80s, there were various myths and fairy tales about the presence or absence of commercial quantities of oil and gas in the basins of Ghana, and this book by Dr. A Ofori Quaah published in July of 2019 …

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Eric Vlidzo of AfricaWeb is recognized as Vlisco brand influencer

African wax print specialist Vlisco has announced Eric Vlidzo, AfricaWeb’s Deputy Commercial Manager as a Vlisco Ghana influencer for 2021. This partnership, Vlisco says is a lead example of how the brand is pioneering a new way of engaging positive role models.Reacting to this honourable stride, Mr. Vlidzo expressed excitement at the prospects of working with the Vlisco brand.“I feel …

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Ghanaian TV Show Hosts Idolize Broadcast Icon — Earl Ankrah

Hosts of TV3’s popular morning show, ’Newday’, last Friday celebrated Ghana Television’s former morning anchor, Earl Ankrah live on their Ghanaian TV show. Congratulating Mr. Ankrah on his birthday on 9th April, the ‘Newday’ team referred to him as “Legendary Earl Ankrah” and applauded his widely celebrated flagship role in the success of morning television in Ghana. The hosts, Johnnie …

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Ugandan minister takes back ambulance after losing party primary

A Ugandan minister has withdrawn an ambulance she donated to residents of the northern town of Koboko ahead of the ruling party’s primaries which she lost, the Daily Monitor reports quoting the town’s mayor. The Minister for Investment and Privatisation Evelyn Anite donated the ambulance in September last year and tweeted a video of its handover to the municipality. The …

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Here are four of Africa’s longest serving Presidents

Africa over the years has been known for its leaders who refuse to leave power even when it is glaring that they were no longer needed. Some of them hold on to power attributing it to the desire of citizens who still want them to continue to serve. Many of these leaders oversee elections considered by analysts as not free …

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“For now I want to be the best me I can be first” – Comedian Waris of Ghana

Ghana is gradually registering her name in the book of giant African comedy acts with the introduction of some young but highly creative comedians. TheAfricanDream.net interviews a young but talented Ghanaian comedian who is breaking grounds in the Ghanaian comedy industry, Abdul Waris Umaru, popularly known as Comedian Waris. Comedian Waris attended Kingsway 3 primary and Junior High school from …

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The second wife of Marcus Garvey who sacrificed everything to make his dream possible

Amy Jacques Garvey once opined that no one could interpret, analyze or unpack the meanings of Marcus Garvey’s words better than she could. In Jacques, Pan African leader Garvey found “a perfect second wife” months after he had divorced his first wife, Amy Ashwood. Interestingly, Jacques was not only a friend but the maid of honor at Ashwood and Garvey’s wedding on December 25, …

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