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Dr. Alexander Anim-Mensah Among Ghanaians in the US Making Great Strides

TheAfricanDream.net caught up with Dr. Alexander Anim-Mensah after he was recognized with a Distinguished Patent Fellow award for his innovative ideas. This encounter was to learn from him and share his thoughts to inspire youths all over, specifically those in developing countries. We also wanted his thoughts on how policymakers, governments, and generally people in key positions in developing worlds especially African countries could …

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Five African heads of state expected at Dubai business forum


Five African heads of state and 12 ministers are among the over 1,000 people expected at the upcoming fourth Global Business Forum on Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) state of Dubai. The UAE event is scheduled to begin on November 1, 2017, ending the following day in Dubai. The two-day forum, which is being held under the theme of …

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Welcoming the Ghana retail payment systems infrastructure

Ghana has witnessed some positive actions for the country in government’s quest to achieve financial inclusion, using it to propel the kind of development people have yearned for, for decades. The first action was the announcement by the National Identification Authority (NIA) that it was ready to roll out the National Identification System. This has been on the drawing board …

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Western Union Aida Diarra Chats With Afrikan Post & TheAfricanDream.net

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Afrikan Post Newspaper and TheAfricanDream.net had the opportunity of interacting with Aida Diarra; Regional Vice President (Africa) of Western Union (WU), a leader in global payment services as it celebrates 20 years of business with Africa. At a meeting in WU’s Washington DC offices in the USA, Aida gave a thorough insight into WU Operations in Africa as she spoke to …

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USTDA awards grant to biomass energy project in Ghana

The United States Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) announced in June 2016 it signed an $899,995 grant agreement with Village Corps Ghana Ltd. for the development of a biomass energy project in Ghana. Village Corps has selected Richmond, Virginia-based Recast Energy LLC of the U.S. to conduct a feasibility study for a giant bamboo farm and 20 MW steam-based power plant. Biomass …

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hapaSpace is the newest co-working hub in Kumasi


HapaSpace is a co-working space at the heart of Adum, a city in Kumasi; the Ashanti regional capital and second capital city of Ghana that was opened on February 1, 2016. Co-working spaces have over the years become a thriving hub for startups, entrepreneurs and small businesses in the West African nation of Ghana. As part of encouraging intiative and …

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Africa HR Conference Slated for Accra Ghana

Accra; the capital city of Ghana, gets ready to host the fifth annual Africa HR (Human Resource) Leaders conference under the theme “Evolve, Execute, Add Value” from March 30 to April 1, 2016. This conference is expected to be attended by over 100 delegates from both the private and public sector in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and many other African …

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Ghana Ambassador to U.S. assures American investors of Ghana’s stability

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), His Excellency Lt. Gen. Joseph Henry Smith (Rtd), has assured US investors that their investment in Ghana is safe because the country has enjoyed peace, stability and security for the past twenty five (25) years and gone through six major elections peacefully and changed governments smoothly. This, he said, has created …

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