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US Based My-Star Radio Strikes Partnership With Citi-FM Ghana

My-Star Radio, an African Radio station which operates out of the Delaware Valley in the US finalized arrangements in November 2016 to formally begin broadcasting LIVE News segment from one of the biggest media companies in Ghana – Citi FM. This present arrangement means My-Star Radio will be able to pick up the feed for LIVE News Bulletins for broadcast …

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Music Business: What You Need To Know About It

The music business is probably one of the most challenging industries to gain and maintain both popularity and success. It is also one of the most rewarding and fulfilling. TheAfricanDream.net shares below an article originally written by Michelle Nguyen who is a writer passionate about music, sports, health, and wellness. We think Michelle’s advice is noteworthy especially for newcomers in the music …

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Bitcoin And Other Virtual Currency Security Risk In Ghana

The usage of Bitcoin and kitiwa among other virtual currencies and markets pose severe risks to Ghana’s security says the country’s Financial Intelligence Centre. The assessment is based on available international records that show insurgencies have been funded from Ghana. Saddled with combating money laundering and terrorist financing, the centre is now working to make Ghana the first country in West Africa to publish its national risk …

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A Silver Lining In Panama Papers For Africa

Africa is not the only corrupt continent according to the Panama Papers. That message is the silver lining for Africans in the Panama Papers scandal — a collection of documents linking 143 politicians (and their family members and cronies) to outrageous sums of stolen cash hidden in a topsy-turvy network of offshore bank accounts and shell companies. Yes, Africans are …

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Ivory Coast Tourism Sector Uncertain After Attack

Ivory Coast native Olivier Koffi puts his head in his hands as he contemplates his future selling jewelry on Grand-Bassam beach where a gruesome attack by extremists killed 19. “I’m afraid I won’t be able to make money anymore,” said the father of two young children. “Everyone is now scared, they’ve seen it on TV. They won’t come.” His eyes …

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Nollyhot TV expose America and West to Nollywood

Nollyhot TV is a new entertainment show in the US targeting people in the Diaspora and other audiences that are enthused about happenings in the African entertainment and movie industry. The show which was first televised on January 6, 2016 on ABC2 serves viewers with the hottest news from the world’s third fastest growing entertainment industry — Nollywood Nigeria. Tim …

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Daniel Dotse launching Teach For Ghana

As a biomedical engineering graduate student at Cornell University, Daniel Dotse had a vision — he wanted to build an African pharmaceutical company run by African scientists that could rival giant multinationals like Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer. But the young Ghanaian soon realized there was one big obstacle in the way of achieving his goal: The quality of education in …

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Mariatu Kargbo; Black-Chinese from Sierra Leone

Mariatu Kargbo, is a 5 feet 8 inches tall mixed-race woman from Sierra Leone and now a singer based in China. People there have given her the nickname Luminous Black Pearl Maria. In China, luminous pearl is regarded as a symbol of nobility and happiness and is often used as a metaphor for beautiful and loving young ladies. In 2009, …

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Grant Shapps of the UK visits PEG in Ghana

TL:DR; The Honorable Minister Grant Shapps from the United Kingdom (UK) on Wednesday November 11, 2015, visited the PEG Ghana Solar facilities at East Legon, a subburb of Ghana’s capital city — Accra. PEG Ghana Solar is a local firm pioneering the provision of affordable solar energy solutions, and quality after purchase service to thousands of customers around Ghana. According to …

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Hope Or Hype: The Revolution In Africa Will Be Wireless

The continent of Africa has long been seen as the place where humanitarian aid and World Bank loans go to attempt to save lives or to dictate how countries should grow. Now there’s a new movement underway a technology movement. Young entrepreneurs from the continent are protesting the old ways by launching startups that, they say, will put Africans in …

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