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Ghanaian Cookbook Author Releases Her First Book for Kids in Twi and English

Ghanaian Cookbook Author Releases Her First Book for Kids in Twi and English

| September 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Have you always wanted to know how to count from 1 to 20 in another language besides French and Spanish? Well, now you can. Ghanaian author and new mom, Sandra Amoako, has recently created the first book in the “What’s That?” series of bilingual, children’s books. “What’s That? My First Numbers in Twi and English” […]

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Africa Movie Academy Award Winner Set to Make North American Debut

Africa Movie Academy Award Winner Set to Make North American Debut

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Huffington Post recently named Akosua Adoma Owusu “Most Promising Filmmaker” at the Ann Arbor Film Festival, and one of the “Top 30 Black Contemporary Artists Under 40”. Her semi-autobiographical film, Kwaku Ananse, has been winning awards of its own on the international stage this year. Now, both film and filmmaker are headed to the […]

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Letter from Malawi: Brick by Brick

Letter from Malawi: Brick by Brick

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The rainy season often leads to rebuilding work, but the first job is to find the materials

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Gambian tourist paradise conceals local misery and human rights abuses

Gambian tourist paradise conceals local misery and human rights abuses

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The EU has cut aid to the west African country experiencing a tourism boom, where executions happen apparently at random

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Serena Williams and Rape: Does She Really Know What’s Inappropriate?

Serena Williams and Rape: Does She Really Know What’s Inappropriate?

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

The tennis player seems to think it’s wrong to get drunk, but what about wearing skintight dresses for a living – as she does

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5:2 Your Life – The Relationship Fix

5:2 Your Life – The Relationship Fix

| June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘A two-day diet of positive interaction, fun and romance? To be honest, it sounds a lot of work’

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AMAA Award-Winning Film ‘Kwaku Ananse’ to Premiere in Ghana

AMAA Award-Winning Film ‘Kwaku Ananse’ to Premiere in Ghana

| June 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

‘Kwaku Ananse’ has been making rounds on the international film scene and now the creative retelling of a fable about a part man part spider is finally making its way home to premiere in Ghana. On Thursday, 4th July 2013, at 8pm, join AMAA award-winning film director, Akosua Adoma Owusu of Obibini Pictures, at one […]

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Ghanaian film, “KWAKU ANANSE” Gets Nomination at 2013 African Movie Academy Awards

Ghanaian film, “KWAKU ANANSE” Gets Nomination at 2013 African Movie Academy Awards

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Akosua Adoma Owusu, Ghanaian-American director and writer of the acclaimed short film Kwaku Ananse, is thrilled to have her first narrative short nominated by the Africa Movie Academy Awards. “At its inception, I struggled to find a Ghanaian audience that would value our traditional story in contemporary cinema.   It’s truly humbling Kwaku Ananse received the […]

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Tony Elumelu Advocates for Africapitalism as the Solution for Africa’s Development

Tony Elumelu Advocates for Africapitalism as the Solution for Africa’s Development

| June 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Charity and aid have failed Africa and its leading entrepreneurs are now driving the continent’s development agenda. This was the sentiment of Tony Elumelu’s speech, described by many as “powerful,” which was delivered at the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Annual Board of Governors meeting held in Marrakech, Morocco. The speech was followed by a panel […]

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GMF Raises $135,000 in March to Benefit School Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo!

GMF Raises $135,000 in March to Benefit School Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo!

| May 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Through all of our fundraising efforts, GMF raised an astounding $135,000 in the month of March! We couldn’t be happier and all this money will go towards our life-changing projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We are now able to build three more rooms at the School and can thus enroll an additional 30 […]

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