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Heroes of COVID-19: Cameroonian-American Emmanuel Kulu Jnr on Kemet

The mission of TheAfricanDream.net to tell the stories of Africa and Africans from an African perspective led to the initiation of the ‘Heroes of COVID-19’ writing series in April 2020. The series celebrates individuals and organizations in defiance of the Coronavirus Pandemic carrying out their functions to fight the deadly virus, like Mr. Emmanuel Kulu Jnr. who is our January 2021 COVID-19 hero. Mr. Emmanuel Kulu Jnr., an African Historian and Author of Cameroon’s Zulu/Bantu Tribe is also a career social worker deeply passionate about history and creative arts. Kulu began his professional creative career in 2015 with film...

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Heroes of COVID-19: GoldCoast Literacy Program gifting children smiles

Daisy Mina Antwi is our COVID-19 hero at TheAfricanDream.net for June 2020. Daisy is Founder at the GoldCoast Literacy Program (GCLP) in Ghana, a nonprofit organization that focuses on enhancing and increasing child literacy and children literature in Ghana. The global pandemic did not steal the desire of GCLP to see every child enjoy and have fun reading in Ghana, so they ensured that that happened on June 14, 2020. Daisy and I have been friends on LinkedIn, the social networking site for professionals since late 2018, what drew us together was our mutual interest in communication. So when I...

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Hope For Africa Benefit Concert – COVID – 19

The Covid-19 pandemic is still making waves around the world and leaving countries in a staggering state and causing fear among individuals, with its devastating impact on the economy, livelihoods, societies, gatherings and more. However, in the wake of this misshapenness, should not make life seem daunting but being optimistic that, this too shall pass. One thing the world or every country is looking forward to is seeing its citizens staying safe and healthy whiles practicing the precautionary measures. And allow the forefront health workers fight for solutions to contain the deadly virus. Therefore, the African continent, as part...

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Ghana Receives Funding From IMF To Face Covid-19 Pandemic

Today, President Akufo-Addo Launched Gh¢1 Billion Cap Business Support Scheme. The coronavirus pandemic originating from Wuhan, China, spreading across the world has not left Ghana exempted from contracting the deadly contagion. Ghana government is currently supporting households by absorbing utility bills, increasing salaries of frontline health workers and providing PPE’s as they tirelessly work and risk their lives. The Ghanaian government is  building new healthcare centres and a lot more to help ease the pressure on NHIS. The international monetary fund (IMF), which seeks to help improve economic activities and poverty reduction of it member states, has come to...

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Ghana Receives Medical Supplies From USA To Boost COVID-19 Testing…

USA Delivers Critical Medical Supplies To Boost COVID-19 Testing Capacity In Ghana   In the process of fighting to curb Covid -19 pandemic, Ghana has received critical medical materials that will enhance testing capacity from the US Naval Medical Research Unit, Three (NAMRU-3) Ghana Detachment. This has lots of people from Africa asking why would the US send critical medical materials to Ghana when their Governors are pleading for these same critical medical materials?           The U.S Embassy in Ghana posted on their Facbook (Link below) that the medical supplies had landed in Ghana Kotoka...

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