Tag Archives: Ghana

Exploring Ghana as it Prepares to Celebrate 60th Independence Day

Ghana, the first nation in West Africa to win independence from colonial rule, has served a mecca for a number of African-American leaders — W.E.B. Du Bois, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and even more recently, President Barack Obama. A good portion of the country’s history is tied to the Philadelphia region where Ghana’s first prime minister and …

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Ghana: Nana Akufo-Addo is sworn in as president

Nana Akufo-Addo has been sworn in as Ghana’s new president after beating John Mahama in last month’s election. Heads of state from across Africa and thousands of guests and dignitaries watched him take the oath of office at a ceremony in the capital, Accra. Mr. Akufo-Addo, a 72-year-old former human rights lawyer, promised free high school education and more factories. …

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Mayor Of Accra Adopts Beach Soccer

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Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije, the Chief Executive Officer of the Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has delivered on his promise to support Beach Soccer Ghana with an amount of Ghc 51,000 towards the ‘One Ghana Unity Cup’ and future beach Soccer development in the Greater Accra Region of Ghana. The Mayor of Accra pledged support for Beach Soccer Ghana when he first …

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I Am No Angel Says Bishop Kofi Adonteng Boateng

“Even though I am a Bishop who majored in Theology and Biblical Counseling and hold an honorary doctorate degree in Divinity from the Collins University of Ohio in the USA, I am still not an angel. Yes I’ve done things in the past that I feel terrible about, but today, everything related to my success I’ve done only by the …

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Voter List Clean Up Called For Before 2016 Ghana Elections

Voter list “clean up” demanded in petition of a political pressure group to the Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana prior to the nation’s November 7 presidential, parliamentary and local elections. The group — Let My Vote Count Alliance — also teamed up Wednesday with other civil society and opposition groups to protest in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi. David Asante, …

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Miss Ghana Tourism USA calls 2016 beauties

Ghana Tourist Coach Radio (GTCR), organizers of the maiden edition of Miss Ghana Tourism USA — a pageant for Ghanaian beauties — have revealed to TheAfricanDream.net that the second edition of the event will occur on October 8, 2016. Miss Ghana Tourism USA/GTCR made the revelation during an interview at their Alexandria, Virgina based offices in the United States of …

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Ghana changes visa policy for Africans

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Arrival visa will be issued to all the 54 African Union (AU) citizens visiting Ghana according to president John Dramani Mahama of Ghana. He announced this during the annual celebration of Ghana’s independence day in Accra on March 6, 2016, saying that the new policy will be operational from July 2016. Ghana presently allows free entry only for the citizens …

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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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