Friday, September 5, 2014

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#TheAfricanDream, an online media portal has been created to mainly talk about happenings of Africa and Africans in and out of the continent and how today’s world is being positively impacted by people or things of African descent and connection. It tries to cover as many parts of Africa and Africans and non Africans as well who are influencing their societies in their own small ways.

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.

Monday, July 21, 2014

"Music is my life"-- Kojo Rhyme

Photo: One Click Photography
Kojo Rhyme is a young musician from Ghana who is searching for his big breakthrough like the many others out there who see music as an avenue to exhibit their talents and skills. “Music is the reason I am alive today and I believe I can use my musical talents to positively affect people” Kojo say.

His music romance started in 2008 when he met his now beat maker Reggie who was running a studio called Missing Link. Reggie introduced Kojo to Dr. Duncan who was a DJ with a radio station based in Tema called Adom FM.

Monday, June 23, 2014 talks to #TheAfricanDream about #Brazil2014

Fans of Ghana national team -- Black Stars -- at Brazil 2014 World Cup
Ghana's renowned blogger and celebrity Publicist Ameyaw Debrah talks to #TheAfricanDream from Ponta Negra in Brazil about how things are faring among fans in the Black Stars camp.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

The movie ‘One Night In Vegas’ hitting Nigeria theaters

Critically acclaimed Nollywood movie—‘One Night In Vegas’ is poised for release in Nigeria mid-July of 2014 after embarking on a successful global prepare tour that sent it to places like Ireland, the USA, Sierra Leone, Santa Domingo and Ghana.

The film has been widely publicized in the American media, receiving features on the front page of The Washington Post newspaper, the Voice Of America Studio 54, Channel 9 News TV and CCTV among others.Silverbird theaters will be responsible for distributing it to popular Nigerian movie theaters like and Genesis and others in big cities like Victoria Island and Abuja.