Search Results for: written by oral ofori

Tema-based musician Bkay quietly carving niche for himself in Ghana

Bkay

Bkay says “happenings in my life and around the people and places I know are what have mainly inspired my lyrics. music is a very personal thing for me and I can say love and life have heavy influences on my style,” in response to TheAfricanDream.net about the inspiration behind his music. Known as Bless Fianko in personal life, the …

Read More »

Women in healthcare and society push endometriosis awareness in Nigeria

endometriosis

EndoSurvivors International Foundation (EIF) held an endometriosis conference in the third week of September 2018, in Lagos, Nigeria. EIF used the event to raise awareness about endometriosis and educate women, the public, as well as healthcare professionals. Endometriosis is an abnormal growth of cells affecting an estimated 1 in 10 women and girls during their reproductive years. Victims of the …

Read More »

Catherine Cudjoe plus other African immigrants for NYC Comptroller honor

Catherine Cudjoe

“This is such an unexpected honor for me, I am just happily working within the African Diaspora community here in New York City (NYC) over the past decade as an immigrant from Ghana to the United States (US). So for the city to recognize me in such a huge way is indeed humbling,” said Catherine Cudjoe about being among individuals …

Read More »

10-member YALI team hold community project on child abuse in Ghana

YALI

Ten individuals from the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) embarked on a project in Ghana with the objective to create sensitization on child abuse and its effects on society. The group also looked into ways to prevent this problem. The group comprised the following individuals: Francis Amesawu, Frank Amo Boateng, Eleanor Gaysie, Adwoa Agyemang-Benneh, Priscilla Aprepary Adiweh, and Lily Botsyoe …

Read More »

Queensway Restaurant expands as Nigerian-founder readies to excite US

Queensway Restaurant

Winning the first ever Jollof festival in the United States (US) capital of Washington District of Columbia (DC) was a great experience for Queensway Restaurant. Their 2017 win at the African culinary festival celebrating Africa’s most debated dish of Jollof rice brought Queensway a lot of media blitz. This year the restaurant has a lot of delicious surprises for African food …

Read More »

Kojo Antwi colonizes 6 American States in 6 weeks during 2018 Tour

Kojo Antwi

Legendary Ghanaian musician ‘The Maestro‘, Kojo Antwi, AKA ‘Mr. Music Man‘, through late July and early September of 2018 embarked on a historic tour of the United States (US) that saw him tour six States in a tour that has been described as “very successful” by Mr. Antwi. Dubbed ‘The Maestro USA Tour 2018‘, the roadshow made its first stop in …

Read More »

Washington DC set on fire by Ghanaian Afropop maestro Kojo Antwi

Kojo Antwi

Kojo Antwi in performance – photo courtesy Crabeye Concepts Legendary Ghanaian musician Kojo Antwi took his 2018 tour of the United States (US) dubbed ‘The Maestro US Tour‘ to Washington, District of Columbia (DC), where he set the hearts of Ghanaian fans, African music lovers, and curious Americans on fire. Kojo Antwi, also nicknamed ‘The Maestro‘, dished out hit tracks …

Read More »

Richard Commey stops Cruz to pave way for IBF World Campionship bout

IBF

Commey (in cap) with Nathan Pryce after the fight. Nathan is an uncle and a staunch supporter. Photo courtesy Oral Ofori. Ghanaian boxer Richard Commey edged himself closer to the International Boxing Federation (IBF) Lightweight world title when he knocked out Mexican Yardley Cruz in a world-title eliminator in the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum at Uniondale in New York (NY), …

Read More »

Music legend Kojo Antwi of Ghana on a multi-city lyrical invasion in the US

Kojo Antwi

Whether you call him ‘Ghana’s favorite musician‘ or ‘Mr. Music Man‘ or ‘The Maestro‘, you are still going to love the legendary Kojo Antwi for his United States (US) lyrical invasion. His US-tour is about to hit the American Capitol at concert venue Karma, located on 2221 Adams Place in Northeast of Washington, DC. Come August 11, 2018, Kojo Antwi …

Read More »