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iRAP TV strives to become the face of African entertainment in the USA

Nana Yaw Boateng, aka Nana NYC in performance There is a television show on the airwaves of the East Coast of the USA that is gathering momentum among Ghanaians and Africans in the State of New York where it all began. The name of this TV show is iRAP TV, which stands for International Rhythms and Poetry Television. Nana Yaw …

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Hiplife 3:16, The gospel according to Reggie Rockstone

The Genesis Reginald Ossei; also known as Reggie Rockstone, AKA ‘the God-Father of hiplife’, a Ghanaian music genre which is a fusion of authentic Ghanaian lyrics with a mixture of traditional Ghanaian language and Hip Hop instrumentals, believes Ghana music has not done enough justice to HipLife as a genre. To right this wrong, Reggie is about to embark on …

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Mutombo The Poet of Ghana presents Africa’s spoken word to the world

Mutombo The Poet during a recital in Ghana Today my piece will be on Spoken Word; a form of poetry that often uses alliterated prose or verse and occasionally uses metered verse to talk about happenings in a society. This style of poetry is mainly in the first person singular and generally from the poet’s point of view, it is …

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Ghana on its way to creating a recognized affiliate of the global Wikimedia Foundation

A team leader and school children in Ghana creating user accounts A group of Ghanaians under the inspiration of Rexford Nkansah; a student, are set to promote the dissemination of free knowledge and the use of online tools in education and the promotion of culture. In line with Wikimedia Foundation’s strategic priorities, the team would also encourage and increased participation and …

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Young Ghanaian in US inspired by Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum, Obama and radio

Kwame with Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum – Ghanaian politician Dominic O. Agyepong is a good friend of mine who in conjunction with other friends of his are establishing themselves as passionate Ghanaians in Alexandria Virginia with the sole objective of serving the Ghanaian and African community in the USA’s District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia (DMV) and worldwide. Dominic, however, prefers …

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Meet Thomas Alicoe Appiah, one of Ghana’s avant-garde artists

Thomas painting waterfalls on a wall for a young fan of his His paintings are amazing and his artistry is exceptional because of the passion he puts into almost everything he does. One minute you will find him sketching something amazing on a piece of paper with a pen or pencil and the next he’s wearing a pair of paint …

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Patrick Awuah wishes to change Africa’s future

Shared by Oral Ofori This piece was written Patrick Awuah Jr. pictured left; one of my greatest mentors and an individual I truly respect and admire a lot. One of my cherished hopes is to meet him in person, but until then I will continue to share his great ideas and words with the world. Patrick Awuah is the founder …

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Isaac Ansah’s fascination by the Wright brothers’ invention and engineering

Isaac Ansah completed his studies at one of Ghana’s premier universities studying BSc in Mechanical Engineering at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in the capital of Ghana’s ‘Garden City’; Kumasi. He remained unemployed for a  while after completing his national service obligations until he chanced on an opportunity to leave the shores of Ghana for the …

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