Hiphop act, Zakisha shares her year of return experience in new single “Went to Ghana”

By Pep Junia | EnewsGH

Leader of the largest growing poetry/hip hop movements in Canada called R.I.S.E Movement Zakisha Brown has shared her Year of return story in her new single.

Titled “Went to Ghana” the Canada born Jamaican fell in love with the culture, food, energy, humbleness, helpfulness and selfless practices of Ghanaians.

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Thinking Of Moving To Africa? Here’s How To Invest In Real Estate On The Continent

by Dana Givens | Black Enterprise

Travel to Africa has become increasingly popular over the last few years, thanks to everything from captivating images shared by travel influencers on social media to thousands flocking to Ghana to celebrate the Year of The Return. The travel movement has inspired many to not only visit African countries but relocate there permanently. More and more African Americans are moving to different countries on the continent and taking advantage of expat work opportunities to create a life outside of the U.S.

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American mayor says Ghana is well-positioned to grow

Mr Dale V. C Holness, Mayor of Broward County, Florida, USA, has said Ghana is well-positioned to grow in tremendous ways if she creates business opportunities for prosperity for its people.

He said the country’s role in West Africa made it the hub to connecting to businesses for development and Broward County would want to be contributing to that.

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N.S. nursing home goes to Kenyan refugee camp to solve staffing shortage

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A New Glasgow, N.S., nursing home believes part of the solution to a staff shortage is found at a Kenyan refugee camp.

Lisa M. Smith, the CEO of Glen Haven Manor, and several other representatives from Pictou County travelled to Kenya in November on the recruiting mission.

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Ethiopian mission gives Hudson Valley doctors chance to teach, heal those in need

A team from America recently traveled to Ethiopia as part of a medical mission. The group of 18 on the trip included surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, speech pathologists, administrators and other volunteers, many of whom hail from the Hudson Valley.

By LAUREN YANKS  

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Pompeo makes 1st trip to Africa in bid to reassert US as leading partner

The secretary of state will visit Senegal, Angola and Ethiopia.

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After nearly 22 months in office, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will make his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa on Saturday, in a bid to reassert the U.S. as the leading partner to the world’s youngest and likely to be most populous continent amid strong Chinese influence and a growing Russian presence.

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All Kenya’s a Stage: Shakespeare in Africa

When Shakespeare Youth Festival LA taught drama to young people in Nairobi, the learning went in all directions.


BY KILA PACKETT

There was a chill in the air when I stepped outside the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. It was mid-August, and night had fallen with a crisp energy that was completely new to me. Groups of Africans were huddled by the exit to greet loved ones, haggle for cab fares, or to guide safari-clad tourists to their vans. Meanwhile, I was an actor headed to a remote village to teach Shakespeare. Curious eyes were gazing at me. Men rushed to me with trinkets to sell and prices to bargain. I was a foreigner in a new city, and yet I felt incredibly at ease.

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