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Colombia Elects 1st Black Vice President & Her Name is Francia Márquez, A Former Houskeeper

The South American nation of Colombia has made history as Francia Elena Márquez Mina, a 40-year-old Black Colombian woman has been elected as the Vice President of the country. This makes Francia the first ever Black person to even be close to the presidency, and the second woman to hold the Vice President office in …

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Meet Lt. Commander Priscilla Dzokoto, The 1st Woman to Command A Ghana Navy Ship

According to the International Maritime Organisation, there is ample evidence that investing in women is the most effective way to lift communities, companies, and even countries. Countries with more gender equality have better economic growth and companies with more women leaders perform better. They also report that today, women represent about 1.2% percent of the …

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Somalian PhD Candidate Mariam Noor Invents Device to cure Aortic Insufficiency, A Heart Condition

Mariam Noor, a Danish-Somalian PhD student of engineering at Aarhus University has invented a device that will be able to cure leaking human heart valves, a condition also known as aortic regurgitation or aortic insufficiency. Marian is pursuing her PhD at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Aarhus University and the Department of …

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I Went To Law School To Free my Father From Prison: Teeana Brisco shares Story

Many people have many different reasons for picking their respective careers. For some, it is a matter of availability. For others, it is a matter of interest or the hope of financial stability. But for a young black Teeanna Brisco living in America, her reason for going to law school and working hard to graduate …

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Ghanaian Short Film ‘Tsutsué’ Screens At 75th Cannes Film Festival, Becomes First Sub-Sahara African Project To Achieve This

Tsutsué, a Ghanaian short film written and directed by Amartei Armar and produced by Yemoh Ike has become, according to Amartei, the first film from sub-Saharan Africa to be nominated for the Cannes Film Festival, the world’s biggest film festival. The 2022 edition of the festival, the 75th Cannes Film Festival began on May 17  and …

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Software Engineers Create E-Levy Calculator For Ghanaians

Two young Ghanaians by name Dorothy Opoku and Tonyeli Tay have created a calculator for Ghanaians to calculate the E-Levy charges on their mobile money transactions for free. Dorothy Opoku, a student of the University of Ghana studying for an MSc in computer science and an alumna of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and …

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Ghanaian Superstar Stonebwoy Signs Global Deal With Universal Music Group

Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall and reggae artist Stonebwoy has signed a global deal with Universal Music Group (UMG) label divisions Def Jam Recordings, 0207 Def Jam and Def Jam Africa. Def Jam Africa, which launched in 2020, will represent his music across Africa, whilst Def Jam Recordings will become his label home in the US. This comes on the heels …

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PhD at 53: Meet Dr. Afishata Abujaja Mohammed, A Senior Lecturer in Agricultural Innovation

Investing in a good education has proven to be one of the most beneficial things in today’s world. Daily, we see examples of individuals who are buying into this phenomenon at advanced ages, proving that there is no time limit on achieving one’s academic dreams. One such person is Dr. Afishata Abujaja Mohammed, recently obtaining …

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Young Man Lands 17 Acceptances With Scholarships to Top Medical Schools in The States

A young man by name Derek Huell has shared the news of his acceptance into 17 different medical schools in the United States. Announcing in a post on LinkedIn, he shared a collage of him and the logos of all the 17 schools he has been accepted into. He is in his final year at …

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Trevor Noah Makes History as First African to Headline White House Correspondents Dinner

Trevor Noah, South African comedian and TV host has made history as the first African to headline the White House Correspondents Dinner. This event is organised by the White House Correspondents’ Association, an organization of journalists, who cover the White House and the US president. The President of the United States and a huge number …

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