Ghanaian New Yorkers celebrate 66 years of independence with flag-raising ceremony at Bowling Green

Photos credit: Bill Moore On March 6, 2023, Ghana’s Independence Day, the country’s flag was flying high at Bowling Green in lower Manhattan after a flag-raising ceremony. City officials, including Mayor Eric Adams, joined Ambassador Harold Agyeman, Ghana’s Permanent Representative … Read More

Turkish Consulate General in New York seals new partnership with Ghana and Nigeria

Photos credit: Isseu Diouf Campbell The Turkish Consulate General in New York hosted a reception on February 26, 2022, in Manhattan to celebrate its new partnership with Ghana and Nigeria. The very well-attended event included Ghanaian and Nigerian food and … Read More

Ghana will Build A World-Class Museum Complex to honor the legacy of black intellectual W.E.B. Du Bois

Photos credit: Monica Schipper H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, attended on September 21, 2021, the signing in New York of an agreement, between W.E.B. Du Bois Museum Foundation and the Government of Ghana, to construct a … Read More

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams honors Ghanaian-American leaders on Independence Day

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams honored several Ghanaian-American leaders during a celebration held on Ghana’s Independence Day on March 6, 2020 at Brooklyn Borough Hall. This year’s honorees are: Dr. Osei Tutu Owusu Anane Nana Boakye … Read More

Sophia Akuffo becomes second female Chief Justice of Ghana

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Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo named on Friday Supreme Court justice Sophia Akuffo as the new Chief Justice. Justice Akuffo, who has been a judge of the Supreme Court for more than 20 years, takes over from Mrs. Georgina … Read More

Former Ghana President Rawlings lashes out at West for Syria missile strikes | L’ex-président Rawlings s’en prend à l’Occident pour les frappes sur la Syrie

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[column width=”47%” padding=”6%”] Ghana’s former president Jerry John Rawlings has lashed out at the West following last week’s missile strikes against Syria describing it another display of the military might of the United States. In an article entitled “The Immorality … Read More

Ghana’s new president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo takes office

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Ghana’s new president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Saturday took office with a pledge to do all in his power to justify the expectation of his countrymen and accomplish his mandate. “I am deeply humbled by the exceptional mandate and … Read More

Ghana elects Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as new president

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Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, who will become Ghana’s fifth president of the Fourth Republic when he is sworn in on 7 January 2017, is a lawyer, politician and human rights activist. He was born in Accra on 29 March, 1944. … Read More

Ghana: New economic measures, ‘bitter pill’ for sweeter days – President

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President John Dramani Mahama Accra, Ghana (PANA) – As the year-old government of President John Dramani Mahama battles to save the ailing Ghanaian economy, he is rallying support for measures that his economic management team believes would improve conditions. “These … Read More