Tag: Ghanaians in America

COVID-19 Kills 3 Ghanaians in New York

By Adwoa Gyasiwaa Agyeman | Adom Radio

Three Ghanaians living in New York have succumbed to Covid 19. The Information Officer at the Consular office of the Ghanian Embassy in New York, Kofi Ameyaw, confirmed this during a radio interview in Ghana.

He said the deceased were two women and a man who was also a pastor in New York.

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America-based Ghanaian awarded MBL Emerging Entrepreneur Award

Cornerlis Kweku Affre| myjoyonline

An Ghanaian has been awarded this year’s Emerging Entrepreneur Award by the Metropolitan Business League in Richmond, Virginia.

Bismark Agbemble was given the award for hard work in developing three signature products in the area of Education, Entertainment and E-Commerce to solve problems through innovation, efficiency, and ease of use through their WebRTC platform.

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Meet Ghanaian-born Dr. Theodore T. Nyame, one of the most highly rated plastic surgeons in America

Dr. Theodore Nyame, MD is a Harvard University trained Board Certified Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon. He was born in Ghana and arrived America when he was eight years old. He works at Charlotte Plastic Surgery and is a highly regarded across America.

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Ambassador Adjei-Barwuah’s Message On Coronavirus To Ghanaians In US

By Kofi Tonto 

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America, H.E. Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, has called on Ghanaians in the United States to follow precautionary measures and laid down guidelines by health experts and government officials.

The Ambassador made the call in a statement released by the Embassy on Thursday, March 12, 2019.

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Tema Choir USA Inc. thrills at independence anniversary celebration in Washington DC

By George Kwasi Bright

Ghana’s 63rd independence celebration at the Ghana Embassy in Washington DC had a different flare to it with the electrifying performance of the Tema Choir USA Inc.

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A look at the Ghanaian firm that saved a failing bank in the U.S. with $9 million

By MILDRED EUROPA TAYLOR 

Four years ago, a bank in the United States was on the verge of collapsing when a Ghanaian firm came to its rescue. The Ghanaian firm Groupe Nduom, an entrepreneurial and enterprise building firm then operating out of West Africa and the UK, donated as much as $9 million into the ISF Bank to revive its struggling operations.

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ROY BOATENG: Meet Ghana’s Hidden Jewel Being Tracked By The United States

By kickghana.com

Roy Boateng was born in Berekum, Ghana but had to migrate to the USA with his father at age 8 to seek greener pastures.

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Geography Professor Donates Books In Home Country Of Ghana

By Cassie Conklin 

Dr. James Saku, a professor in the Department of Geography at the Frostburg State Universtity, recently traveled to his home country of Ghana, West Africa where he donated books to the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies (IESS). The donated books included copies of The Professional Geographer, a quarterly journal published by the American Association of Geographers, and textbooks on climatology, biogeography, geology, and economic geography, among other topics. 

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Ghana Music Awards USA Opens Ticket Sales From February 14

By Mustapha Attractive

Organisers of the maiden edition of Ghana Music Awards USA have officially opened ticket sales ahead of the awards ceremony in Springfield, Virginia, on 3 July.

The reason for the early ticket sales according to the organisers is to help make proper arrangements for patrons.

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The City Of Memphis To Honour Ghana In A Month-Long Celebration

The Embassy of Ghana is delighted to inform all Ghanaians that the city of Memphis and the Memphis in May International Festival have selected the Republic of Ghana as the country to salute at the 2020 Memphis in May International Festival.

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Where to find pepper soup, suya, jollof rice, and more in Houston, Texas

by Sonia Chopra

Houston is often called the most diverse city in America, and the influence of immigrant communities has a huge impact on its food. In Houston, most of the West African population is Nigerian, but people, and ingredients, from Senegal, Liberia, Ghana, and other countries in the region also continue to make their mark on the local food scene. Popular dishes found in Houston range from suya and jollof rice to peanut soup and plenty of other stews.

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Ghana Association of Pittsburgh honor Mayor of Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto & Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald

By Ebenezer Anangfio 

The Ghana Association of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania has recognized and honoured the Mayor of Pittsburgh, Bill Peduto and the Allegheny County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald for their selfless dedication to diversity and inclusiveness to immigrants and minority communities in the Pittsburgh area.

The ceremony took place during the Association’s Annual Dinner Dance and Fundraising held on Saturday, December 21, 2019, in Monroeville, a suburb of Pennsylvania.

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Ghanaian chemical scientist, Professor Kwasi Adomako Ohemeng, receives American Society’s highest honour

Professor Kwasi Adomako Ohemeng, the Dean of the School of Pharmacy, Central University, has been honoured by the American Chemical Society for his contributions to the development of industrial chemistry and for discoveries of medicines that impact the welfare of society.

He is among a team of 16 scientists from Paratek Pharmaceuticals whose work for the development of the FDA-approved antibiotic drugs Nuzyra (omadacycline) and Seysara (sarecycline) was recognised and adorned with the Heroes of Chemistry award.

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Michael Blackson, Vivica A. Fox to Host 2019 Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards

Organizers of the Hollywood and African Prestigious Awards have announced the African king of comedy, Michael Blackson and Hollywood actress, Vivica A. Fox as hosts of its third edition.

The event which is tagged Re-telling The African Story, will hold on November 3, 2019 at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California to showcase the best of cultural heritage.

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Most Ghanaians in US not registered with embassy – Ambassador

Ghana’s Ambassador to the United States of America (USA), Dr Baffour Adjei Bawuah, has said most Ghanaians in the United States have not registered with the embassy.

According to Dr Bawuah, most of the citizens prefer to live in solitude than to mingle and socialise with their fellow Ghanaians.

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