Tag Archives: #TheAfricanDream

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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Onyi Anyado on rewards and awards of leadership distinction

Onyi Anyado is an International Conference Speaker and an Entrepreneur who teaches people how to become distinguished in their chosen fields. Well, we personally do not know him but on December 18, 2015, that changed via the power of social media. The change came about as a result of us spending that time of our day here at #TheAfricanDream looking up Twitter …

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Kenyan Artist Almaz to keep indigenous music alive

Mary Hamboga Matufi, a Kenyan musician and songwriter known in showbiz as Almaz says dropping out of school for lack of funds to continue her education and her society’s preference to push enterprising males than females up the academic ladder was still not enough to quell her desires to pursue her passion for music. “I was forced to drop out …

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Whitney Osei Crowned first Miss Ghana Tourism USA

The first annual Miss Ghana Tourism USA Pageant was held in Rockville, Maryland (USA) on October 10, 2015. The beauty pageant endorses the beauty of Ghanaian women hailing from all parts of Ghana that are residents in the USA while promoting Ghanaian tourism and lifestyle. After the night’s festivities and much awaited suspense, Whitney Osei was crowned the first Miss Ghana Tourism …

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Washington DC Mayor to give keynote at C-PAC

WASHINGTON, DC: On Saturday, November 7th 2015, the Caribbean-American Political Action Committee (C-PAC) will celebrate ten years of advocacy, public service and engagement on behalf of the Caribbean Community in the Washington Metropolitan area (the DMV) during its Annual Founding Patrons Luncheon to be held at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel in Silver Spring, MD. The Mayor for Washington, DC, Muriel Browser has …

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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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Q&A with founding member of organization working to establish Wikimedia Ghana

Shirt displaying logos of organizations working with PWMGH #TheAfricanDreamLLC had the privilege of talking to Rexford Nkansah; a member of Planning Wikimedia Ghana (PWMGH), which is working on establishing a recognized Wikimedia Chapter in Ghana. We had this conversation prior to the departure of Mr. Nkansah to South Africa to further the work of free access to information with the Africa Center. …

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Ernest O. Look of Ghana takes face of Africa to Germany

Ernest Kwabena Osei is a Ghanaian born Model, Runway Coach, Choreographer, Fashion Show Coordinator and Fashion Expert living and working in Germany. In mid-October of 2013, the designer who prefers to be called Ernest O. Look joined us for a hangout online via our Google+ page where he gave us an exclusive preview into his exodus from Ghana to work in the …

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#TheAfricanDream needs your help!

  #TheAfricanDream recently produced videos of interviews we had with Susan M. Libatique; an Engineer of the Connecticut Department of Transportation and another with the co-Founder of BAWA Health Initiative; Blaise Dondji, an assistant professor of biology at Central Washington University who is originally from Cameroon in west Africa. Both videos were broadcasted on WPAA-TV in Wallingford Connecticut and shared widely online. We can …

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Young poet speaks on his art and The African Dream

Oppong Clifford Benjamin is a poet who calls himself a proud citizen of the African Continent, he is originally from a village called Prestea in the Western Region of Ghana. Oppong has been writing poetry since age 14 and his work has been noticed by other seasoned and young poets across Africa in countries like South Africa and Nigeria.‘ I first …

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