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Nigerian Femi Ogunode dumps homeland for Qatar to become fastest Asian

Born in the Akoko area of Ondo State, South-West Nigeria, sprint-star, Femi Ogunode, is now celebrated as Asia’s fastest man. Ogunode on June 4 broke the Asian record of the men’s 100m at the Asian Athletics Championships as he ran a time of 9.91secs to lower his previously held record of 9.93 secs. Speaking on his latest achievement, Ogunode, who …

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Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko asks Ghana to pay more attention to boxing

Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko; a Ghanaian professional boxer has called on the Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) and the government of Ghana to devote more attention to the boxing because it has a great potential to create world champions as well as generate revenue and business for the country. Onetime IBO and two time IBF Bantamweight World Champion Agbeko will be …

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I love boxers and wanted to be a nurse — Wiyaala

Wiyaala Shows off one of her awards Noella Wiyaala granted #TheAfricanDream an exclusive interview from her base in the port city of Tema in Ghana, where she talked about herself, music and plans for 2015. Wiyaala is a singer-songwriter who writes her own lyrics and classifies her genre as Afropop. Wiyaala is probably the only artiste in the world recording in the Sissala …

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Gyedu Blay-Ambolley on Simigwado and highlife history

Cover of the new album Gyedu-Blay Ambolley is one of the most original musicians to come out of Ghana, he is noted for being a pioneering highlife musician, songwriter, producer, composer and the inventor of the ‘Simigwa‘ genre. I recently had the opportunity of speaking with the ‘Simigwa‘ inventor about his association with highlife music from Ghana which emerged in the …

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Young Ghanaian in US inspired by Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum, Obama and radio

Kwame with Dr. Paa Kwesi Ndoum – Ghanaian politician Dominic O. Agyepong is a good friend of mine who in conjunction with other friends of his are establishing themselves as passionate Ghanaians in Alexandria Virginia with the sole objective of serving the Ghanaian and African community in the USA’s District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia (DMV) and worldwide. Dominic, however, prefers …

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Patrick Awuah wishes to change Africa’s future

Shared by Oral Ofori This piece was written Patrick Awuah Jr. pictured left; one of my greatest mentors and an individual I truly respect and admire a lot. One of my cherished hopes is to meet him in person, but until then I will continue to share his great ideas and words with the world. Patrick Awuah is the founder …

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Intolerance; a people’s silent destroyer and mind killer.

Patrick Derby (pictured) and Oral Ofori were high-school mates in Ghana Patrick Derby, a former student of Chemu Senior High School located in Ghana’s port city of Tema and also a past student of the University of Cape Coast in the country’s central region believes that it has become clear in recent years that Ghana’s educational and social systems have failed …

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How Nigeria’s Nollywood is dominating Africa’s movie scene

Nollywood signpost in Nigeria, an icon of Africa’s movie industry Nollywood movies or actors’ names is what you will find if you ask the avid African movie watcher to name ten of their favorite African actors or movies. Nollywood – Nigeria’s entertainment industry – is obviously dominating the African movie scene and this piece is an attempt to shed some light …

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