SENIOR GOVERNMENT DELEGATION TRAVELS TO UK AND US TO SHARE PLANS FOR THE REVITALIZATION OF GHANA’S ECONOMY

SENIOR GOVERNMENT DELEGATION TRAVELS TO UK AND US TO SHARE PLANS FOR THE REVITALIZATION OF GHANA’S ECONOMY

On Monday, a team of senior government officials, led by the Vice President, Senior Minister, and Minister of Finance, embarked from Accra on a trip to London, Washington D.C., and New York.  The delegation also includes the Chairman of the Finance Committee, the Governor of the Central Bank, the CEO of GIPC, the President’s Advisor […]

Bowser Administration Extends Immigrant Justice Legal Services Grants to Ten Organizations

Bowser Administration Extends Immigrant Justice Legal Services Grants to Ten Organizations

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Today, in participating in the US Conference of Mayors’ Cities Day of Immigration Action, Mayor Bowser announced that her Administration will extend Immigrant Justice Legal Services (IJLS) grant funding to ten organizations in Washington, DC. In January, Mayor Bowser announced that the DC Government would provide up to $500,000 to community-based […]

Exchange Program Builds Ties Between US, Africa

Exchange Program Builds Ties Between US, Africa

The United States is working with a non-profit group to send 26 Americans to Africa to teach and connect with people there. The U.S. State Department’s Reciprocal Exchange program is part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. It was started in 2014 by then President Barack Obama as part of his Young […]

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS ADDS CAPACITY ON VICTORIA FALLS ROUTE WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF WIDE-BODY AIRCRAFT

SOUTH AFRICAN AIRWAYS ADDS CAPACITY ON VICTORIA FALLS  ROUTE WITH THE INTRODUCTION OF WIDE-BODY AIRCRAFT

The Airbus A330-200 offers 60% more daily capacity to support increased tourism to Zimbabwe   Fort Lauderdale, FL (Mar. 23, 2017) – With the expansion of the Victoria Falls International Airport in Zimbabwe, South African Airways has increased capacity between Johannesburg and the popular leisure destination of Victoria Falls.  The recent introduction of Airbus A330-200 […]

Science-loving teens from Ghana and D.C. geek out together

Science-loving teens from Ghana and D.C. geek out together

It was a meeting of nerds and sharks. The self-described “biotech nerds” and “robotic nerds” were seven high school students from Washington, D.C. The eight teens who call themselves “sharks” and flew in from Ghana. “The shark is a big fish so it means you’re big. Knowledgeable,” explains Stephanie Obbo of Ghana, an aspiring medical […]

A Coming Together of Budding Ghanaian Entrepreneurs Living Abroad

A Coming Together of Budding Ghanaian Entrepreneurs Living Abroad

In 1969 when Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon he proclaimed those two footprints to be “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”  On March 18, 2017 fifteen budding Ghanaian business and social entrepreneurs living abroad (largely in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey) gathered on the 9th Floor of the […]

Susanna Wesley Mission Auxiliary (SUWMA) Donates To Bridgepoint Hospital

Susanna Wesley Mission Auxiliary (SUWMA) Donates To Bridgepoint Hospital

The Susanna Wesley Mission Auxiliary (SUWMA), a ladies association of the Ghana United Wesley Methodist church in Woodbridge, Virginia, has donated assorted items to the Bridgepoint hospital on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. BridgePoint Hospital is a facility which provides care for patients requiring longer hospitalizations in post-acute care settings. As part of their social responsibility […]

Former Norway PM held at Washington airport over 2014 visit to Iran

Former Norway PM held at Washington airport over 2014 visit to Iran

A former prime minister of Norway has spoken of his shock after he was held and questioned at Washington Dulles airport because of a visit to Iran three years ago. Kjell Magne Bondevik, who served as prime minister of Norway from 1997-2000 and 2001-05, flew into the US from Europe on Tuesday afternoon to attend […]

New Asantefuohene and Queenmother of Washington Metro Area Sworn in

New Asantefuohene and Queenmother of Washington Metro Area Sworn in

Saturday January 28th would be a day to remember in the history of the Asanteman Association of the Washington DC Metro Area as a new Asantefuohene and Asantefuohemaa along with the 2nd term of the current executive council were sworn into office. Nana Kwame Darko, known in private life as Francis Darko, a retired Verizon […]

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