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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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Beyonce is coming to Ghana on the Year of Return; but you'll probably not see her

Beyonce Giselle Knowles-Carter will be visiting Ghana in December 2019 as part of plans for the country’s Year of Return, sources say. The American singer, songwriter and actress is a global superstar having made a mark in the music industry with albums including “Dangerously in Love”, “B’Day” and “Lemonade”. 38-year-old Beyonce’s visit to Ghana will, however, not be about …

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GISPA holds maiden Ghana Internet Conference

The Ghana Internet Service Providers Association (GISPA) has held the maiden edition of the Ghana Internet Conference. GISPA is the umbrella body of all internet services providers in Ghana. Dr. Mensah in dark blue suit with Dr. Quaynor to his left The conference, held at the Kofi Annan Center of Excellence in ICT on Thursday, October 17, 2019, in Accra, …

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Government committed to digitizing the Ghanaian economy — Samira Bawumia

The Second lady of Ghana, Samira Bawumia says the government is committed to fully digitizing the entire Ghanaian economy with the deployment of cutting edge technologies to ease the way of life of Ghanaians. Several critical building blocks for the formalization of the Ghanaian economy include ensuring unique identification systems like the Ghana Card which has been rolled out nationwide. …

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Dr. Thomas Mensah introduces Dentaa of GUBA to US Congress delegates

Dr. Mensah (left) pictured with Dentaa of GUBA Awards

The Founder of Guba Awards Dentaa Amoteng MBE was recently introduced to the US Congressional Delegation by Dr. Thomas Mensah Founder of Silicon Valley of Ghana during a dinner at Movenpick Hotel in Accra, Ghana. Dr. Mensah (left) pictured with Dentaa of GUBA Awards The Guba Awards has taken place in the United Kingdom for the past decade and will …

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Documentary Photography: A Great Asset To Reshape Global Political Terrain

“Documentary photographers are visual security watchmen because they never fail to deliver by capturing every single detail available to them at a particular point in time.“ These are the words of Olawoyin Smile during the immediate-past Ogun State Annual Economic Summit organized in Abeokuta, Nigeria. Olawoyin is a documentary photographer once contracted to document the former president of Mexico, His …

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Power shift in the Horn of Africa is eroding Kenya’s influence

South Sudan

At the dawn of this century, the then editor of the Foreign Affairs Journal, James Fulton Hoge Jr., rightly observed that the global “transfer of power from West to East” was “dramatically changing the context for dealing with international challenges—as well as the challenges themselves” (Foreign Affairs, July/August, 2004). South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir (centre) poses with Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (right) and …

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Egypt calls Africa to unite in fulfillment of founders dream on Africa Day


Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi called on African countries to exert efforts to achieve the aspirations of the continent’s nations towards prosperity and stablity. He made this call on Saturday, May 25, 2019. In a televised speech as part of the African Union’s (AU) celebration of Africa Day, El-Sisi asked the continent’s countries to maintain their unity in order to accomplish …

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Relocating to the Motherland? What to consider

If you didn’t make it to the panel discussion Kirsty Osei-Bempong, founder of MisBeee Writes spoke at on the topic, this post aims to furnish you with tips, tricks and some points to consider when decide to make that move. The event was organised by Ghanaian Londoners Founder Adwoa Agyemang on 16 May 2019. Kirsty Osei-Bempong in front of the …

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