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GHANAIAN TRACK STAR BENJAMIN AZAMATI BREAKS ANOTHER RECORD

Ghanaian track star Benjamin Azamati has, over the weekend, set a new record. The Olympic-bound athlete who already qualified for the 100m and 4×100m events at the upcoming Olympics broke a longstanding record in the 200m category set by Bryan Bridgewater (20.15s) in 1992. He set a new 20.13s record, 0.02 seconds less than was …

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MEET CHIKA OFILI, THE 12-YEAR-OLD WHO CREATED THE DIVISIBILITY BY 7 FORMULA

Africans across time and space have made significant contributions to the world of science, technology, engineering and math.  Today, the story is not any different.  One of such Africans is young Chika Ofili, a Nigerian-born math whiz.  Chika Ofili is the young mathematician credited with the discovery of the formula to determine divisibility by 7. In November 2019, …

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AMAARAE SET TO MAKE GOVERNORS BALL DEBUT

Ghanaian singer / songwriter / producer Amaarae has been listed as one of the acts performing at the 2021 New York City’s Governor’s Ball. The Governor’s Ball, a summer music festival held annually on New York’s Randalls Island is a multi-day music festival launched in 2011. It features an array of genres and styles of music, including rock, electronic, hip-hop, indie, Americana, pop, folk, …

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UGANDAN ACTOR DANIEL KALUUYA WINS BIG AT THE 2021 OSCARS

Daniel Kaluuya, a Ugandan-British actor has been honoured with the award for Best Supporting actor at the 2021 Oscars for his work in the 2021 film Judas and the Black Messiah. Kaluuya, who has been active since he was 9 years old achieved a career breakthrough after starring in the critically acclaimed film Get Out, which got him …

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NIGERIA’S USMAN KAMARU WINS WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AGAIN

Nigerian mixed martial arts fighter Kamaru Usman in a fight against his American colleague Jorge Masvidal, has proved to the world why he is the UFC World Welterweight champion. In the early hours of Sunday April 25th, Usman knocked out Masvidal in the second round of the fight to reclaim his worldwide title. The event, …

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CYCLIST REUBEN BEKOE TO RIDE FROM TAKORADI TO ACCRA TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHARITY

Ghanaian cyclist Reuben Griffiths Bekoe today announced that he will be riding from Takoradi to Accra, a journey of some 237 kilometres to raise funds for charity organisations in the country. In the statement he issued announcing this, he implored Ghanaians and everyone moved by his initiative to donate GHS 10 for every kilometre he …

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MEET ABENA AKUABA, THE 1st BLACK WOMAN TO WIN THE MGI PAGEANT

A Ghanaian-American woman has won the Miss Grand International beauty pageant. The pageant, one of the world’s most prestigious, was won by California native, Abena Akuaba Appiah. Abena was crowned Miss Universe Ghana 2014 and represented Ghana at the Miss Universe 2014 pageant and in July 2020 became the Miss Grand United States 2020 winner, …

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3Music Awards: The Future Of Ghanaian Music Awards

Over the weekend, Ghanaian and African music acts won big at the 3Music Awards. In its fourth year, the event recognises artistes achievements of Ghanaian and African artists. This year’s edition however saw a shift in production and execution. Social media has been set ablaze by the performances and the entire show. KiDi, the biggest …

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MEET SAMIA SULUHU HASSAN, TANZANIA’S FIRST FEMALE PRESIDENT

As women across the world reclaim their voices and work to be heard, progress is being made slowly but surely. Just days after the celebration of the International Women’s Day with the theme “Choose To Challenge” to recognize women who are making headway in politics, social life, entrepreneurship and other facets of life, the East …

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY : WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

International Women’s Day is a day set aside globally to celebrate women and their achievements. This year’s theme, “Choose To Challenge”, seeks to urge everyone to challenge the gender bias in the social, cultural, economic and political terrains to make way for a more balanced world, to work to accelerate women’s equality. Though the United …

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