Personality

Bisa Kdei shakes crowd At Ghana’s Most Beautiful Finale

On October 25, 2015 the grand finale of the 9th edition of TV3’s beauty show dubbed Ghana’s Most Beautiful took center stage in Ghana’s capital city of Accra with Bisa Kdei adding more spice to it. Twenty-two-year-old Vera Oheneba Safoah from the Central Region put up a sterling performance to be crowned Ghana’s Most Beautiful 2015; a reality show that promotes Ghana’s …

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Pan Africanist Ikechi Uko shares thoughts on tourism

When Ikechi Uko travels across Africa, no doubt the red carpets are rolled out, the appointment calendars of ministers and tourism industry leaders cleared, and teams assembled to listen to his advice and guidance, him being one of the foremost Pan-Africanists of the continental tourism scene. It was no different during his flying visit to Rwanda over the past few days, …

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AJ Dahottest teases fans with 2 singles in 2016 Album

AJ Dahottest, Ghanaian rapper and one-time DJ and radio personality hits the airwaves with two new singles fashioned in Afropop and influenced by Hip-hop beats and lyrics. The tracks are titled Baybeh and Tsi3yoo M3ni Yaano. In an exclusive interview with Oral Ofori of #TheAfricanDream, AJ says he is filled with appreciation especially for his fans and all the radio, television …

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Sam Okyere; Ghanaian student in South Korea turns star

Sam Okyere, a Ghanaian TV personality in Korea, has now extended his field of activities onto the silver screen. The 24-year-old plays a migrant worker from Ghana struggling with racial discrimination in Im Sang-soo’s latest film, “Intimate Enemies,” which opened in theaters last week. In the film, he somehow finds himself embroiled in a scheme to smuggle a bag containing …

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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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Dr. Thomas Mensah inducted into American National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Thomas Mensah, a US trained Ghanaian born Scientist was inducted into the United States National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on March 22, 2015. The Doctor also became a NAI Fellow in 2014 when the institution recognized and honored his work during his time at the Florida State University in the US. According to the NAI, “A researcher’s contribution reaches …

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I love boxers and wanted to be a nurse — Wiyaala

Wiyaala Shows off one of her awards Noella Wiyaala granted #TheAfricanDream an exclusive interview from her base in the port city of Tema in Ghana, where she talked about herself, music and plans for 2015. Wiyaala is a singer-songwriter who writes her own lyrics and classifies her genre as Afropop. Wiyaala is probably the only artiste in the world recording in the Sissala …

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Gyedu Blay-Ambolley on Simigwado and highlife history

Cover of the new album Gyedu-Blay Ambolley is one of the most original musicians to come out of Ghana, he is noted for being a pioneering highlife musician, songwriter, producer, composer and the inventor of the ‘Simigwa‘ genre. I recently had the opportunity of speaking with the ‘Simigwa‘ inventor about his association with highlife music from Ghana which emerged in the …

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