Personality

Bishop Adonteng Boateng leads faith-based community to recognize Fairfax Police

Captain Michael F. Grinnan, Commander of Franconia District Police Station of the Fairfax County Police Department, in Virginia (VA), United States (US), and Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng of Divine Word International Ministries (DWIM), have jointly confirmed the holding of the ‘Faithful Servants Awards‘ (FSA) ceremony on September 2018 to recognize the Fairfax Police. The event will honor the work and …

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Grammy-Nominee Rocky Dawuni is Rooted to Music

Rocky Dawuni

Uniting the world with his music and straddling the boundaries of Africa, the Caribbean and the United States, Ghanaian singer-lyricist Rocky Dawuni is determined to bring the unheard melodies of his continent to the forefront. Growing up in a tumultuous era in Ghana, Dawuni found solace in music, something that he continues to find comfort in. “I was raised in the …

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Seasoned Journalist Yaw Ampofo Ankrah to pen The Audacity Of Dreams

Ghanaian media personality Yaw Ampofoh Ankrah to write a memoir chronicling his two decades of adventures in the world of media. The book will be titled The Audacity Of Dreams. Mr. Ankrah recalls that somewhere in 1997 in the prime of his youth, he met “this great man Kwesi Kyei Darjwa (KKD) aka His Royal Blackness, himself a media mogul …

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Brushing an Expert with Mud Instead of an Institution: A South African Experience

Perhaps when the brush of political vendetta, scapegoating and persecution is determined to mar a character that is admired from far and wide, it’s antidote is the compelling truth, facts, and the needed education to inform all about the reality on the ground. For many of us either analysts, social commentators, professional broadcast journalists and discerning individuals, it is safe …

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Bishop Kofi Adonteng-Boateng of Divine Word International Ministries ordained Police Chaplain

Bishop Kofi Adonteng-Boateng

Bishop Kofi Adonteng-Boateng of Divine Word International Ministries (DWIM) became an international Police Chaplain in the United States (US) when he completed the required certification to acquire that status with studies at CELA University International Police Chaplain Ministry in Miami, Florida. The occasion was on September 10, 2017. Pastor Daisy Perez of Fountain Salvation International Ministry and CELA University flew into Springfield, Virginia, …

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Ghanaian Jazz enthusiasts collaborate on musical eulogy in honor of Highlife legend Paapa Yankson

Paapa Yankson

US-Based Jazz Guitarist, Business Owner and Technology Specialist Nathan Pryce, teamed up with musician friends in Ghana to record a musical eulogy honoring the memory of legendary Ghanaian Highlife musician Paapa Yankson. Mr. Pryce in an interview with TheAfricanDream.net late August 2017 said he “sadly heard of the passing of the great Paapa while I was vacationing in Ghana. As a jazz …

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Pogba Steps Up To Lead New UEFA Anti-Discrimination Campaign

UEFA

MONTE CARLO, August 24, 2017 – UEFA has expanded its nine-year-old anti-racism campaign to embrace a wide-ranging agenda across the diversity sphere. The upgrade, entitled #EqualGame, may be the most ambitious version created and promoted by any international sports federation and – by coincidence – catches one of the most high-profile of social concerns far beyond Europe itself. Aleksander Ceferin, …

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Tribute: Kate Bannerman-Lartey 1949-2017

Kate Bannerman Lartey

Kate Bannerman-Lartey of blessed memory is the mother of Oral Ofori, Founder of #TheAfricanDreamLLC. Below is a brief bio of her and a tribute put together by her children and loved ones. Mr. Ofori read the tribute at her funeral service in Ghana held August 5, 2017, at the Mount Calvary Cross Ministry Church of Odorkor, Accra. She was interred at …

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma – Asia’s richest man – set to visit East Africa

Jack Ma

Monday July 17, 2017 — Jack Ma, the founder and executive chairman of Chinese internet giant Alibaba Group is set to visit East Africa next week. Jack Ma, currently ranked as Asia’s riches man with a fortune valued to amount to nearly $30 billion will visit Kenya and Rwanda to share entrepreneurial insights with the region’s youth. The 52-year-old will …

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Renowned Scientist Dr. Thomas Mensah Proposes 21st Century Infrastructure Modernization Plan In Form Of High-Speed Rail System For Ghana

Dr. Thomas Mensah, one of the speakers at the very successful 2017 Ghana Diaspora Homecoming Summit (DHS) held from July 5-8., 2017 at the Accra International Conference Center has called on Ghana to develop a High-speed Rail System (HRS) to link two of the nation’s important port cities; Accra and Takoradi in the South, to Tamale passing through Kumasi. President …

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