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ALLIANCE FOR CHANGE IN GHANA MUSIC LAUNCHES THE MUSIC MINDS CAMPAIGN

As part of its measures to bring about positive changes in the Ghana music industry, ALLIANCE FOR CHANGE IN GHANA MUSIC (AFGHAM) is launching THE MUSIC MINDS CAMPAIGN, an initiative to educate and implement strategies to enhance the careers of both artistes and stakeholders of the industry. In a bid to learn more about THE MUSIC MINDS CAMPAIGN, TheAfricanDream.net spoke …

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Heroes of COVID-19: Gospel Singer Lady E becomes force of change

The COVID 19 pandemic that has plagued the world today has not only brought about economic stagnation it has demoralized the citizens of many countries. Medical practitioners and their front line staff are playing a pivotal role with passion in taking care of the sick, Men of God are on their knees praying for a God-given relief, and many others …

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George Floyd: Protesters set Minneapolis police station ablaze

A police station in Minneapolis has been set alight during a third night of protests over the death of an unarmed black man in custody on Monday. A police officer was filmed kneeling on the neck of George Floyd, 46, despite him saying he could not breathe. President Donald Trump said “thugs” were dishonouring his memory and called on the …

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COVID-19: AU to raise $1m to support member states

The African Union has created an AU COVID-19 Response Fund with the aim of raising $1m towards the fight of the killer virus on the continent. The fund will also strengthen the continental response to the pandemic and mitigate its socio-economic and humanitarian impact on African populations. The fund was established by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Mr …

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State and Local Government Associations want US Congress to Approve Aid

WASHINGTON, DC – With millions of jobs and the economic recovery at stake, the seven leading organizations representing state, territorial and local governments called on Congress to approve an aid package that would sustain vital services to Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. State and local governments employ nearly 15 million Americans, including teachers and professors, police officers and firefighters, healthcare workers …

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Nigeria Quarantines illegal British Commercial Flight amid covid-19

The Nigerian Government on Monday announced that it had placed crew members of Flairjet, a British airline company, who illegally conducted commercial flights into the country. On Sunday, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, announced that the government had impounded the aircraft for violating the ban on all commercial flights operations. Sirika while speaking during the Presidential Task Force on …

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Heroes of COVID-19: Dr. Michael McCarthy of Sinel Specialist Hospital

In April of 2020 TheAfricanDream.net in conjunction with Dr. Bertha Serwa Ayi (MD, FACP, FIDSA, MBA) rolls out a series dubbed Heroes of COVID-19. The series evolved on the backdrop of the fact that the world, facing a dark period amid the fight against the virus SARS-CoV-2 still shines multiple glimmers of lights of hope. It is these shining lights of humanity that the series — Heroes …

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I want to naturally help awaken the minds of our people — Yahoshua Williams

This is the third and final installment in my series of conversations conducted with African-Americans who moved from the United States (US) to establish new lives in Ghana and along the journey became citizens of Ghana. I had this last chat with Yahoshua Williams. To read my first publication with Tahira Mohammed and the second one with Masao Meroe click …

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US-trained Pharmacist facelifts pharmaceutical service provision in Kumasi

Dr. Nyame-Mireku (inset) and the entrance to his new pharmacy

A former, Assistant Director of Pharmacy and Director of the Residency Program of the Pharmacy Department at the Virginia Hospital Center in the United States (US), Dr. Nyame-Mireku returned to Ghana in a bid to give a face-lift to the provision of quality and affordable pharmaceutical services in Kumasi — the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Dr. Nyame-Mireku (inset) and the …

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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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