Thursday, January 15, 2015

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 a community environment.  The hospital is recognized in the USA for being home to the Inova Joint Replacement Center and Inova Rehabilitation Center, both ranked among the top orthopedic and rehabilitation programs in USA. It is also the administrative and clinical home for the Inova Wound Healing Center, the largest and most experienced of its kind in the Washington DC area.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

I love boxers and wanted to be a nurse as a child — 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.

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Inkoom: My agent never discussed my MLS move with Ghana media

Inkoom (right) with his manager, Emile
Ghana national team player Samuel Inkoom has expressed his disappointment in the poor standard of journalism being practiced by a section of individuals in the Ghanaian sports media.

The DC United right back said recent stories in the Ghanaian media surrounding his alleged trade to another Major League Soccer (MLS) team — Houston Dynamo — have been factually inaccurate.

Monday, December 22, 2014

Wikimedia Ghana excited about MTN #WikiZero in Ghana

Ghana’s leading mobile operator, MTN, with the support of the Ministry of Education, has become the country’s first mobile operator to offer free access to Wikipedia as part of the Wikimedia Foundation’s global Wikipedia Zero initiative.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Ghanaian Lawyer in US asks African immigrants to take advantage of Obama Executive Order

Samira Sulemana
The Law Office of Samira Sulemana has called on undocumented immigrants and their families living in the United States of America that intend to take advantage of President Obama’s recent executive order on immigration to seriously consider using the services of an immigration attorney.

Samira Sulemana, who is an Attorney at Law, said “hiring an attorney can make all the difference between being approved for your visa or being deported”. The US based lawyer says the Obama executive order will protect a lot of undocumented persons living in the USA illegally from the threat of deportation, as well as give them the opportunity to stop living in the shadows.

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.