Day: April 3, 2019

Kenyan families of Ethiopian Airline crash to sue Boeing

A U.S.-based attorney says eight Kenyan families of people who died in an Ethiopian Airlines crash last month will sue Boeing, the manufacturer of the plane, and the airline for compensation.

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Recognizing differences can foster understanding

This week, TWESE, The Organization for African Students and Friends of Africa, in Rutgers university, is hosting a meeting entitled “Who Am I.”

A few days ago, my friend, a member of the TWESE e-board, posed the question: “What do you feel is the difference between people who were born and raised in our countries, people like us, and Black Americans?”

By Yvonne Olayemi


It is not news that Rutgers is divided into numerous sub-sects of social and ethnic groups. We are comprised of a student body from all over the world.

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Ghana President Examines U.S.–Ghana Relations, Foreign Investment at International House Talk

The Ghanaian President spoke about his plans for socioeconomic reform within the country.

By Oren Oppenheim

The president of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, addressed tensions and opportunities between the United States and Ghana, calling for a new dynamic in the relationship between the countries during a discussion at the University’s International House on Monday.

The event, which the Institute of Politics (IOP) and International House co-hosted as part of the latter’s Global Voices Program, was one of Akufo-Addo’s stops on a longer United States trip. In Chicago, Akufo-Addo had spoken with Chicago-based Ghanaians on the previous day and met with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on the day of his IOP talk.

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Ghana Entertainment Awards USA 2019 set for another spectacular showdown this year

Ghana Entertainment Awards USA 2019 is set for another spectacular showdown this year with a good number of new acts in the music industry nominated for the prestigious awards.

According to organizers, the 2019 Ghana Entertainment Awards USA will be held on Saturday 29th June, 2019 in New York, USA.

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‘Morocco Day’ Festival Expands to Another US City

Last year, Washington D.C.’s mayor, Muriel Bowser, proclaimed March 29 as “Morocco Day,” a day to celebrate the pluralism of Moroccan society and culture

Likewise, starting this year, Mayor Justin Wilson of Alexandria, Virginia, has proclaimed June 9 as an annual day to celebrate Moroccan culture and history.

Mohamed El Hajjam, the president of MAN, has confirmed that Alexandria will host a cultural festival to pay homage to Morocco’s diversity.The festival will feature a mixture of Morocco’s Gnawa music and dance, jazz music, and other artistic expressions.

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