Meet fast-rising Ghanaian-American MC and host Ellis Wynston-Boye

Meet fast-rising Ghanaian-American MC and host Ellis Wynston-Boye

Ellis Wynston-Boye has been in the spotlight recently as one of the finest and most active Masters of Ceremonies (MC) in the Washington DC metro area, hosting and officiating events within the Ghanaian and African communities and delighting audiences and guests with his humanity no matter the occasion. “My brand is always working hard to […]

Sam Jonah’s perspectives on solving unemployment In Africa

Sam Jonah’s perspectives on solving unemployment In Africa

Your Excellency xxxxx, I am truly honored and privileged for the invitation to speak at this year’s New Year School and Conference. It is my hope and prayer that at the end of the session we would have added to the reputation of the school as a forum for tackling urgent issues of national development. […]

US-Based Ghanaian Media Practitioners call on Ghana Ambassador to US

US-Based Ghanaian Media Practitioners call on Ghana Ambassador to US

Media practitioners and journalists of Ghanaian descent based in the United States (US) placed a courtesy call on Ghana’s Ambassador to the US at the Ghana Embassy in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, October 8, 2017. The Ambassador, His Excellency (HE) Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, described the meeting as a great opportunity for him to personally meet with the […]

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 […]

Somalia: Man, 61, Graduates From High School

Somalia: Man, 61, Graduates From High School

By Harun Maruf Ahmed Mohamed Ali dropped out of school to support his family by working when he was 10 years old. Over the years, he became a well-known tailor in his hometown of Bal’ad, Somalia, but he never gave up on his dream of getting an education. Over the years, he made attempts to […]

16 year old Gar-Field High School senior to build library in Ghana

16 year old Gar-Field High School senior to build library in Ghana

During the summer of 2014, Francisca Boateng, along with Speakwell Foundation, went to Ghana with the mission of teaching the youth public speaking. Upon her return, she informed her daughter, Samantha Boateng, who is currently a senior in high school, about the unfortunate situation of these children. They had no library available for recreational or […]

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