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Inside Eric Adams’ ‘powerful’ trip to former slave-trading post in Ghana

DANA KENNEDY Mayor-elect Eric Adams made an emotional visit Thursday December 2 to Elmina Castle, the first European slave-trading post in sub-Saharan Africa — located on the west coast of present-day Ghana. Adams, on a private trip with his family, walked in and around the old castle, examining the shackles used to imprison Africans while […]

Ghana Chamber of Commerce, USA elect its first Board

The newly formed Ghana Chamber of Commerce, USA, Inc. (GCC-USA) held its second official meeting on January 24, 2017 at the Ghana Consulate in New York City. The purpose of the meeting was for the Interim Executive Committee that was constituted at the inaugural meeting on May 13, 2017 to report its progress, be disbanded, […]

Ghana’s Permanent Mission to the U.N. Celebrates Ghana@60

by Akosua Ayim In commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of Ghana’s independence, Her Excellency Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, Ghana’s Permanent Representative at the United Nations hosted a reception at the United Nations on Monday, March 6th. The event also celebrated 60 years of partnership with the UN. In her opening speech, the ambassador noted the […]

Book Signing by Kofi Ayim

You are all invited to Yonkers Public Library for a Book Signing by Kofi Ayim, Editor and Deputy Publisher of Amandla and the author of “Jack Cudjoe: Newark’s Revolutionary Soldier and First Black Businessman” on December 9, 2012 at 3:00 pm.

America votes without Africa

          President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney are clearly interested in Latino and Jewish votes in the 2012 campaign cycle. But, obviously no mention of votes of Africans in America. Does the African votes exist? America votes without Africa Provocative, inspiring, and call for action describes America votes without Africa […]

Ghanaians in New York Mourn Mills

The Ghana Mission and Consulate in New York, NY will open a book of condolence for the public.  The address for the embassy is 19 East 47 Street, New York, NY.

Look out for CMPI’s Africa Roundtable

Center for Media & Peace Initiatives is organizing Africa Roundtable – a speaker series that will emphasize the rebranding of Africa through different media


An interview I had on my new book “JACK CUDJO” is scheduled to be aired June 13 & 20 at 2:30 p.m. on the following Manhattan cable channels: 33, 34, 35, 36 and live stream at On this site, go to ‘COMMUNITY CHANNELS” and “UNVEILING AFRICA” and voila! You are there.

Akyem Association of New Jersey

Akyem Association of New Jersey is raising funds for its education and other projects in Ghana at an inaugural dinner at Ramadan Plaza Hotel at the Newark Liberty International Airport, 160A Frontage Road, Newark, NJ Time: 8:30 PM – 2:00 AM Donation is $50 Okyeman Te Ase, Okyeman yen nhwe ma ensei.  

2012 Diaspora Media Conference

You’re invited to the 2012 Diaspora Media Conference. The conference is an annual gathering of journalists, media scholars, and civil society activists determined to improve reporting in and from countries that are hostile to an open press. At a time when media credibility is very low, the gathering couldn’t be more timely.     At: […]