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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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Fiber optics innovator Dr Mensah of Ghana meets Chinese billionaire Jack Ma

Dr. Mensah an Internet Pioneer and Fiber Optics Innovator met with Chinese business magnate Jack Ma in Accra, Ghana at the first Netpreneur Prize Awards. Chinese billionaire Jack Ma initiated the Netpreneur Prize through his philanthropic organization — the Jack Ma Foundation — and four African partners with the purpose to award US$1 million annually for the next decade in …

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ZenCotton Couture is where you go to style up in a custom made way

ZenCotton Couture believes that if you are a lover of fashion, you’ll agree with me that the style you wear contributes a lot to your level of confidence as you walk through the day. This is why you sure do not want to go around with a lingering thought of what someone is thinking or saying about what you are …

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Washington DC metro readies for first ‘Made in Africa Experience’

All people of African origin in the capital of the United States, Washington, DC will be gathering from September, 20-22 this year as part of a grand celebration of African culture for the first edition of the ‘Made in Africa Experience’ in the United States (US). File photo of people at a Diaspora Africa event in Washington, DC The 3-day …

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Embassy of Ghana in the United States to Set-Up Call Center

The Head of Information & Public Affairs at the Embassy of Ghana in Washington, DC, Mr. Kofi Tonto, has assured Ghanaians in the United States that, the Embassy is working very hard to establish a call center to alleviate the long wait-time that some callers experience when trying to reach the Embassy. Kofi Tonto Mr. Tonto made this remark during …

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