TIME Magazine names Accra as the best place to visit in Africa

TIME magazine has named Ghana’s capital, Accra as the best place to visit in Africa. The recognition places the city ahead of Benguerra Island of Mozambique and Egypt’s Cairo who followed respectively. According to TIME’s 2021 World’s Greatest Places, Accra is now easier to access with the many flights that come into the country daily. It …

Brooklyn names a street after Ghana

Beyond the Return, Brooklyn, Names Street After Ghana The Borough of Brooklyn has named a street in Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bed-Stuy) after Ghana, highlighting the country’s leading role in building bridges amongst the global African Family. Bed-Stuy, has been a center of African American culture since the early 20th century and has been home to several cultural …

Ghana and Beyond

This year’s ‘December in GH’ tourism event is expected to attract about 150,000 visitors into the country, double the number of last year. Dr. Mohammed Ibrahim Awal, the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, said the event, since its inception in 2019, had become key on the country’s tourism calendar, contributing to Ghana’s tourism growth. …

Good Day Diaspora

In September 30, 2020 Hon. Eric Adams, at Brooklyn Borough Hall,officially Proclaimed , historic African Immigrants Heritage Month, in Brooklyn New York, with a PROCLAMATION. Now, we are incredibly excited to see recognition of this observance growing. The office of the Brooklyn Borough President, is honored to recognize the economic, educational, and cultural contributions that …

Ghana Comes to Brooklyn

Ghana came to Brooklyn on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2021, courtesy of Jerry Kwabena Adinkra, the ambassador and executive director of the Ghanaian/African Heritage Affairs Committee; and Bed Stuy BID’s Lynette Battle. With a schedule which included a local city scene tour, visiting Weeksville in Crown Heights, and Spike Lee in Fort Greene, the day began with …

Break the Chains of Un-Unity

ATTENTION! ATTENTION!2021 AFRICAN HERITAGE MONTH PROCLAMATION COMMEMORATION, BY HON. ERIC ADAMS , BROOKLYN BOROUGH PRESIDENT Join us, for Virtual evening celebrating the 2nd Annual African Immigrants Heritage Month (AIHM) , Proclamation Ceremony, with sensational speakers Theme :Building Resilient CommunityARTS, CULTURE & HERITAGE DATESEPTEMBER 3O, 2021. Venue: ZoomMeeting ID – 879 0824 4920Passcode: 575913Time: 5:30pm – …

Destination Ghana

Ghana to partner Brooklyn NY on “Destination Ghana” Tourism, Arts and Investment Drive 21 September 2021 – As part of the agenda to make Ghana the leading tourism and investment destination in West Africa , the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Dr Ibrahim Mohammed Awal has held stakeholder sessions with key African -American business, culture …

2021 PANAFEST / EMANCIPATION

2021 PANAFEST / EMANCIPATION activities with wreath-laying ceremonies at Dubois Centre, George Padmore Library and the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial park to mark remembrance day. The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and the Ghana Tourism Authority in collaboration with the Pan African Historical Theatre Festival (PANAFEST), have finally begun the 2021 celebrations. The lined up …