Monday, November 24, 2014

'Afro-Pop' songstress Wiyaala releases debut album

Album art courtesy of Wiyaala
On November 24, 2014 #TheAfricanDream received some good news from Noella Wiyaala, Ghanaian singer and songwriter known for her hit single called 'Make Me Dance' seen in video here.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

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 and the White House Visitors' Center as a federal contractor says he is really impressed by the level of medical, professional and logistical support given Ebola affected countries by the American government and people. He feels positive affected countries like Mali, Guinea and Sierra Leone can eventually win the fight against the disease.

Friday, October 31, 2014

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 and Virginia areas. There were a number of non-Ghanaians present too.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Planning Wikimedia Ghana Acquires a User Group Status


By Oral Ofori and Mabel Blankson


The Planning Wikimedia Ghana acquired a user group status and is now officially known as the Wikimedia Ghana User Group as of September 12, 2014. The application submitted by a group of Ghanaian editors of Wikipedia was reviewed and approved by the Affiliations committee of the body that is entrusted with advising the Wikimedia Foundation on approval of new affiliates.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

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 to do is to die a little more for our respective nations, be more professional in our handling of soccer administration and start to respect the fans a lot more because they are the reason we have careers as soccer stars’ Inkoom says.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Samuel Inkoom of DC United gets chatty with #TheAfricanDream

Inkoom is to left of writer
Samuel Inkoom of Ghana is one of the newest signings to join USA Major League Soccer (MLS) side DC United this year. We recently visited the Ghanaian soccer player and had a chat about his new club in the Washington DC area, his expectations for the season and take on American soccer.

Friday, September 5, 2014

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