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Bayern Munich beat PSG to win sixth Champions League title

What a season. What a story. And what a final to bring down the curtains on what has been nothing short of a spectacular Champions League edition. Bayern Munich’s superb 2020/21 season has been one to remember, with Flick coming in and completely changing the dynamic in both the Bundesliga and Europe. The journey wasn’t easy, but Bayern managed to Flick aside Chelsea, Barcelona and Lyon …

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Beyoncé’s producer Sharifah Issaka speaks on importance of African talent and representation in ‘Black Is King’

Beyoncé’s producer Sharifah Issaka speaks on importance of African talent and representation in ‘Black Is King’ On Friday, July 31, Beyoncé did it again.She broke the internet, dominated the conversation and drew the attention of the world by releasing a project so unique and groundbreaking that its only competitor, really, was her previous body of work.There’s a lot to celebrate …

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Why the United States must teach Black History at Elementary School level

Author of this piece, Idrissa N. Snider The real story of African people, being stripped from their native civilizations, cultural customs and practices to build the wealth flowing in America through the most egregious form of systemic economic and social abuse, is nearly non-existent in the American classroom. With the recent deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd …

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Meet Ghanaian lady who works as nurse at night and lawyer by day

Ghanaians on social media have been celebrating a woman who works as a lawyer and also a nurse at one of the country’s top health facilities. Elizabeth Owusua during the day pursues her dream of being a lawyer, helping people access justice but at night she goes to the hospital to serve as a nurse to save lives. Owusua reportedly had a childhood …

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Pennsylvania county votes to make racism “a public health crisis”

In a rather startling fashion, racism is now a public health crisis in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania after local authority voted 12 to 3 on a motion that was based on a 2019 report that said Pittsburgh had one of the worst quality of life for black people in the United States. The report compared access to public health services for different ethnicity …

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Meet Africa’s 50 Most Powerful Women of 2020 according to Forbes

This is a first-of-its-kind Pan-African compilation of the continent’s leading women, drawn from business, politics, media, science, sports and public life, who are challenging the status quo and creating a trail on terrain where there was none. They are reshaping history, closing inequalities and pioneering new avenues of wealth creation and in turn, lifting others with them. Africa’s 50 Most …

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A look at the life and times of Kobe ‘Black Mamba’ Bryant

Retired professional basketball player, Joseph Washington “Jellybeans” Bryant had a successful career as an NBA player plying his trade for the Golden State Warriors, Philadelphia 76ers and San Diego Clippers. As a coach, he handled teams in Italy, Japan and Thailand. It was thanks to his time in Japan and his love for the Kobe beef that he named his …

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Foresight Africa: Top priorities for the continent in 2020

The new year 2020 marks the beginning of a promising decade for Africa. Through at least the first half of the decade, economic growth across Africa will continue to outperform that of other regions, with the continent continuing to be home to seven of the world’s 10 fastest-growing economies. Collective action among African and global policymakers to improve the livelihoods of …

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5 Social Media Marketing Trends To Adopt In 2020

As we enter 2020, social media will remain a critical channel for driving brand awareness and generating sales. To see the best return on investment (ROI), however, brands will have to be early adopters of a few social media marketing trends we’re shining a light on here. Think TikTok influencers, augmented reality (AR) social commerce and video storytelling. 1. The Rise of the TikTok Influencer This …

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2019 was a great year for TheAfricanDream.net and Africa's storytelling

2019 has been an amazing year for TheAfricanDream.net which is also the same as OralOfori.com and TheAfricanDream LLC. I started storytelling online almost a decade and a half ago as OralOfori.com and less than half a decade ago I started TheAfricanDream LLC in Washington DC as a communication and research consultancy to tell Africa’s stories under the hashtag #TheAfricanDreamLLC I …

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