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Sankofa : Ghana expatriates return home to seize opportunities from booming economy

It seems Africa’s brain gain is continuing as I watch many of my friends return to the motherland and see more and more stories like these coming out speaking of Africa’s boom in banking, technology, fashion, film, »

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Sankofa & Global Immigrant Life: Alek Wek Returns To Sudan & African Immigrants Tell Their Stories From Africa To Australia

It’s beautiful to see the life stories of African immigrants being told. I give praises to the wonderful filmmakers particularly those from Africa who are telling our stories through our own voices & viewpoints.

I recently was introduced to two »

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Are African-American Investors Missing the Boat On the New Global Scramble for Africa?

Imagine a Magic Johnson Theater in Nigeria,Ghana or South Africa, the nations leading the boom in the African film industry? Imagine going to a news stand in Africa & seeing African editions of Essence, The Source, Vibe or »

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Africa Loses A Giant Hero-Manute Bol:RIP (October 16, 1962 – June 19, 2010)

If there was ever a man who embodied the words “Gentle Giant” it would be Manute Bol. The Sudanese born son of a Dinka tribal chief turned NBA basketball player saw his towering 7 feet 7 inches frame as »

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Distant Relatives-Nas & Damian Junior Gong Marley Explore musical roots in Africa.

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The Ghana Chronicles 09-Beginning the Journey from JFK 2 Accra

8/9/09
Let’s just say the day didn’t start off on a good foot because I had not slept at all the night before because I was overwhelmed with packing. Of course family members have to overload my luggage with stuff »

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