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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Friday, August 29, 2014

TV Producer/Blogger from Ghana wins award in the USA

Photo Credit: Rexford Nkansah
By Rexford Nkansah

#TheAfricanDream -- a show produced and hosted by Oral Ofori for WPAATV (a public access TV in Wallingford CT, USA) along with shows of other producers from that station was collated and submitted under the name "The Reel: What we did together" to ACM-NE (Alliance for Community Media North east Video Festival) and won Overall Excellence  for Community TV station with a Budget of Under $100,000.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Dr. Bernard Kwabi-Addo of Howard University seeks “ethnic sensitivity” in cancer research

A US based Ghanaian medical research scientist has asked Ghanaians and Africans living on and off the continent to be more aware of their health, asking that they pay more attention to their lifestyles to modulate their risk to cancer because cancer is no more a disease of the West.

Dr. Bernard Kwabi-Addo is a cancer research biologist and an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Howard University in Washington D.C. where he talked about the research he is conducting on cancer risks, particularly in individuals of African ancestry. He also talks about his findings and recommends preventative measures.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Occupy Ghana Embassy demonstration organizer in DC talks

On July 23, 2014 a section of Ghanaians living in the east coast of the United States of America (USA) gathered at the embassy of Ghana in Washington DC to demonstrate against what they say is bad governance that has brought economic woes to the people of Ghana.