Personality

José Eduardo Agualusa of Angola wins International Dublin Literary Award

José Eduardo Agualusa

Angolan writer José Eduardo Agualusa won the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award worth €100,000 for his novel ‘A General Theory of Oblivion’. The Award receives its nominations from public libraries in cities around the globe and recognises both writers and translators. Agualusa beat nine other shortlisted titles from across the world, including Irish author Anne Enright’s The Green Road, to …

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Oppong Clifford Benjamin Authors New Book Titled The Virgin Mother

Oppong Clifford Benjamin

The Virgin Mother is a 2017 collection of eleven short stories authored by Oppong Clifford Benjamin who also happens to be a poet originally from Ghana. Clifford in an interview with TheAfricanDream.net said most of the stories in his new book are fictional. “The book takes its title from one of the stories within” – The Virgin Mother – as the author explains, …

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A Connecticut Yankee in the courts of King Peggy of Otuam

Virginia Viglione of Connecticut USA finally got to meet Ghana’s Lady king Peggy of the Central Regional township of Otuam at the Ghana embassy in Washington DC in the month of May 2017. Virginia has now crossed one item off her bucket list. The Connecticut native who was in the Washington DC area to visit her family there requested her son-in-law, who is …

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Samuel Ajibola ‘Spiff’ Releases Episode 2 of Comedy Skit ‘Dele Issues’

Samuel Ajibola

Samuel Ajibola ‘Spiff’ released the second episode to his comedy skit series titled ‘One Customer Bank’ on March 24, 2017 just 2 weeks on the heels of the debut episode. The show is called ‘Dele Issues’, which is a Nigerian slang of the phrase ‘daily issues’ and also the name of the show’s protagonist, Dele. TheAfricanDream.net ​discovered that ​the skit …

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Nonprofit Cosmetic Surgery For Breast Cancer Survivors In West Africa

Cosmetic surgery

The Center For Cosmetic Surgery Ghana (CCSG) was set up in 2006 as a for-profit entity in Ghana by Dr. Kwasi A. Debra and his associates. Based on needs seen by Dr. Debra from patients that need cosmetic surgery treatment devoid of vanity, he has seriously been considering the establishment of a West Africa Nonprofit Cosmetic Surgery Unit for breast cancer …

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Ghana Beach Soccer President​ Ampofo Ankrah Appointed To WABSU

Ampofo Ankrah

The newly formed West African Beach Soccer Union (WABSU) has appointed Ghana’s Yaw Ampofo Ankrah to head the media, communications, and branding department of the body. This was confirmed Sunday, December 18, 2016, following a post-tournament meeting of executives and pioneer founders at the Africa Beach Soccer championships in Lagos, Nigeria. Ampofo Ankrah is widely regarded as the man who brought …

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Dr. Kwasi A. Debra The Ghanaian Body Sculpting Surgeon

West Africa Nonprofit Cosmetic Surgery Unit

Dr. Kwasi A. Debra, a Ghanaian cosmetic surgeon based in the US in a conversation with TheAfricanDream.net revealed that: “After my initial training in women’s health; Obstetrics and Gynecology (OBGYN), I noticed a growing request and interest from my patients for Cosmetic Surgery. That really sparked my interest.” The US-based Ghanaian Cosmetic Surgeon said this in response to why he …

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REDfyah Burns His Own Flame Of Ghanaian Reggae

REDfyah

Reggae singer “Ras Krizz the REDfyah” burst onto the Ghanaian music scene recently quiet recently with his distinct style of the genre. REDfyah is known in private life as Abudu Seidu, he was born in the northern region of Ghana in West Africa where he is the second son of the King of Gonjas in Ghana’s Gonjaland. If you love …

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Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng Goes On Holy Land Tour

It’s one minute past 3PM in Israeli local time and Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng is getting off the Austrian Airlines plane with some members of his Divine Word International Ministries (DWIM) congregation to begin their Holy Land Tour. The day is October 5, 2016. The late afternoon sun shines a warm welcome on the Bishop and other members of the …

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TheAfricanDream LLC Founder makes US-Ghana trip aboard South African Airways

South African Airways

Oral Ofori, Founder of TheAfricanDream LLC gives thumbs up to South African Airways (SAA) who were very instrumental in the facilitation of his business trip to Ghana in September 2016. Mr. Ofori is the Founder of TheAfricanDream LLC firm; an information and communication consultancy on African affairs based in the United States (US). On September 1, 2016, Mr. Ofori embarked …

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