American actor, Dave Brown, believes every African-American has to VISIT Ghana.

DAVE BROWN is the founder of the ‘INDIE NIGHT FILM FESTIVAL’. A drive that aims to elevate the craft of artists while giving them an avenue where they can be recognized on a bigger platform, network, and exchange information with new and established Hollywood creatives. He is an entrepreneur, an actor, and also a radio show host.

Dave Brown recently visited Ghana for The Year of Return festivities and he talks about his experience.

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The First International Essence Global Black Economic Forum to Be Held in Accra During the Essence Full Circle Festival

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec 23, 2019–

The first international ESSENCE Global Black Economic Forum will be held in Accra, Ghana during the eight-day ESSENCE Full Circle Festival experience. Taking place at the Movenpick Hotel on December 31, the ESSENCE Global Black Economic Forum: Africa has a mission to create new opportunities for economic development, cultural exchange and how the private sector can help sustainably drive this development and transform African communities on the continent and across the Diaspora. The Forum, a centerpiece of the week-long ESSENCE Full Circle Festival activities, will convene entrepreneurs, executives, entertainers, influencers and government officials to establish an agenda driving economic and cultural collaboration among Black communities globally. The ESSENCE Global Black Economic Forum: Africa will partner with additional African nations to further this mission, and upcoming cities will be announced moving forward.

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How to Plan Your Trip to Afrochella Festival in Accra, Ghana

by SHAUNA BENI

Afrochella, now in its third year, is a one-day festival in Accra, Ghana celebrating Africa’s diverse culture, from cuisine to contemporary art, as well as the vibrant work of African creatives and entrepreneurs.

This year, it promises to be bigger than ever, with a jam-packed schedule of live music, exhibitions, and more. The programming aligns with the “Year of Return, Ghana 2019,” an initiative set forth by Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of enslaved Africans to North America in 1619, and encourages those of African descent to make the journey back home.

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US Cements its Position as Kenya’s Top Source of Tourists thanks to KQ Direct Flights


By John Wanjohi

The United States has maintained its place as Kenya’s top source of tourists, according to the latest data from the Tourism Research Institute (TRI).

The latest TRI data shows that arrivals from the US grew by 8.4 percent (14,617 visitors) in the first nine months of the year.

In the nine months to September this year, the number of American tourists increased to 188,933 from the 174,316 visitors recorded in the same period last year.

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Steve Harvey receives a copy of ‘the right stuff comes in black too’ from Ghanaian inventor

The Famous Fiber Optic Inventor , and Founder of Silicon valley of Ghana, Dr Thomas O. Mensah, presented an autographed copy of his book, The Right Stuff Comes in Black Too, to Entertainer Steve Harvey during his Year of Return Visit to Ghana. The year of return is the Brain Child of His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo , President of the Republic of Ghana. This Program has been very successful in bringing blacks from the Diaspora in the United States of America, United Kingdom, The Caribbean and Brazil. to Ghana this year. 

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Luxury US tourists to Rwanda grow by 114%, travel agencies say

By Collins Mwai

Numbers of high-end American tourists to Rwanda have grown by 114 per cent year on year, according to data from a reputable international travel agency network.

The luxury agency network, Virtuoso in their latest data release noted that Rwanda was among the top 10 countries that have experienced significant increases by percentage in year-over-year bookings among American travellers at 114 per cent. Continue reading “Luxury US tourists to Rwanda grow by 114%, travel agencies say”

Trip to Africa is one to remember for students in the Bronx

Bronx high school students got an incredible opportunity to learn more about the rich cultural history of Senegal. Students traveled overseas just last month and say the trip changed them. Natoya German and Makkedah Ramsey were among the few that spent a week in Senegal last month. “I can finally find meaning in the word, ‘black is beautiful,’” said German.   Read more from source Continue reading Trip to Africa is one to remember for students in the Bronx

American investors in Uganda for tech summit

Top American business owners and investors have arrived in Uganda ahead of the business conference with tech entrepreneurs, which will take place on August 14, in Kampala.

The delegation made up of eight venture capitalists jetted into the country Monday, include Mr. Greg Dennerlein who serves as the director Venture DNA, and Mr. Chris Paladino who is the principal at NCP Equity LCC. Continue reading “American investors in Uganda for tech summit”