Tag Archives: Diaspora

Dr. Thomas Mensah inducted into American National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Thomas Mensah, a US trained Ghanaian born Scientist was inducted into the United States National Academy of Inventors (NAI) on March 22, 2015. The Doctor also became a NAI Fellow in 2014 when the institution recognized and honored his work during his time at the Florida State University in the US. According to the NAI, “A researcher’s contribution reaches …

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US-based Ghana media practitioners visit Ambassador Smith in Washington DC

Members of the Ghanaian Media fraternity in the United States on Wednesday February 23rd paid a courtesy visit to Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency (HE) Lt. General Joseph Henry Smith at the chancery in Washington DC.  The mission for the visit was to officially welcome the newly appointed ambassador to office and to discuss areas of collaboration …

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Africa Fashion week to infect Washington DC with African culture

Washington DC will from March 19-21, 2015 witness the maiden edition of the African Fashion Week DC (AFWDC), a fashion event extravaganza that will feature African designers, vendors, entertainers, art, and businesses parading and networking over a series of events and shows. AFWDC’s founder & event producer, Joyce Donkor, says “we couldn’t be more excited about holding our first African …

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Deborah Addo, CEO of Inova Mount Vernon hospital has Ghana connection

“We are on the brink of greatness here at Inova Mount Vernon, we will be a market leader” — these are the words of Deborah Addo — Chief Execute Officer (CEO) of Inova Mount Vernon Hospital in Alexandria Virginia (IMVH) — during an interview Oral Ofori of #TheAfricanDream. Inova Mount Vernon Hospital is a 237-bed state-of-the-art hospital that provides services within …

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Liberian in USA praises Obama Ebola response, another mobilizes aid from Texas

Al Smith Al Smith, a former federal contractor with the US Department of Justice and a Liberian immigrant has commended US President Barack Obama for the efforts made towards curbing the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia and other affected west African countries. The US based Security Consultant, who has also worked for the US Department of Defense …

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Young Ghanaian professionals network in Washington DC

A group of young Ghanaian professionals in the metropolitan area of Washington DC in the United States congregated on Thursday October 30, 2014 to interact and network at Appioo Bar and Grill, a popular Ghanaian restaurant. The gathering called GH-Mix was the Fall weather edition that was attended by a number of well placed professionals within the Washington DC, Maryland …

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Africa can win next FIFA World Cup says Samuel Inkoom

Ghanaian international professional soccer player Samuel Inkoom says Africa can win the next FIFA World Cup if the continent does its home work well and learns from mistakes of the past two World Cups because there is an abundance of talent and experience on the continent. ‘We have a lot of quality talents and experience in Africa, all we need …

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King Peggy raises funds in Diaspora for her subjects

King Peggy also known as Peggielene Bartels, in conjunction with the Otuam Community Development Corporation (OCDC) and the Montgomery College of Arts Institute in Montgomery Maryland in the USA will hold a VIP reception to raise funds for educational and community development causes in Ghana. The event which has been dubbed An Enchanted Evening With Lady King Peggy will be on Saturday …

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Coptic uses Ghana to bring true African music to world

Left to right: Sarkodie, Kwaw Kesse, Coptic and D’Black Eric Kwabena Matlock is a Ghanaian-born American music producer who has set his eyes on unearthing new talents and helping polish already existing ones in the Ghanaian hip hop music scene. Eric, also known as GH Coptic The Producer shares his vision of African Music with #TheAfricanDream blog. In the past …

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