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Inside Ghana’s Elmina Castle is a haunting reminder of its grim past

    Across Africa, from the north of the Sahara to the West African coast sit many relics of the continent’s early interactions with Europe. In Ghana, two of the country’s most famous spectacles, Elmina Castle and Cape Coast Castle are truly imposing. But their ancient walls were once home ...

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African Bicycle Contribution Foundation Contributes its 290th Bamboo Bicycle, at Girls Model School, in Nabdam District, Upper East Region, Ghana

(GAJ) NABDAM DISTRICT, Ghana, July 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The African Bicycle Contribution Foundation (ABCF), a U.S.-based 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, today announced that it has recently distributed 50 additional Ghanaian-made bamboo bicycles, in the Nabdam District, northeastern Ghana. Forty of the bicycles, manufactured by the Kumasi-based Ghana Bamboo Bikes Initiative ...

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Asanteman Association of Massachusetts Celebrates Kente Dance

  The Asanteman Association of Massachusetts, held a Kente Dinner Dance on Sat July 21, 2018. The event was held at the Armenian Cultural Center in Worcester. The dress code as you can imagine was Ghana’s rich Kente cloth, as the event sort to exhibit the true richness of Ghana’s ...

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33year Old Pastor Trainee, Crashed to death by Drunk Nigerian Driver.

A 33-year-old pastor under training at the Trinity Theological Seminary, Benjamin Adu Boahene, met his untimely death on Sunday night when a car hit him against the wall of a house at Madina Estate in Accra. The Nigerian driver, whose name was only given as Richmond, was said to be ...

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Ghana’s National Science and Math Quiz Competition-The Nation’s Pride

By: Hephie Armah, Ghanaian American Journal (GAJ) At a time when the nation is grappling with incessant allegations of corruption at most of her public institutions, there is indeed one bright light, indeed, a true test of brain power. As the nation failed to make it to the 2018 World ...

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GAJ Media launches Afro Professionals Networking Mixer in Hartford, Connecticut

GAJ Media Group, Publishers of the Ghanaian American Journal, an online news magazine in Connecticut, launched its premier professional and business networking mixer, dubbed the “Afro-New Englander” Networking Mixer. The event attracted several professionals and business startups across New England and New York. Among the notable guests at the event, ...

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3 Ghanaians to receive Queen Elizabeth award

Three young Ghanaians are set to be awarded by Queen Elizabeth following their immense contributions to social development in Ghana. Derrick Omari, 22; Alimatu Bawah, 28; and Shadrack Osei Frimpong, 26; will join their colleagues from other Commonwealth countries to receive the Young Leaders Awards at the Buckingham Palace on ...

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‘Come to Africa,’ Nigerian star Davido urges as he lands BET award in LA

(CNN) Nigerian singer Davido has won Best International Act at this year’s BET awards. As he picked up his trophy, an excited Davido urged the audience to come to Africa and collaborate with African artists. “I’m telling you guys, y’all come to Africa, eat the food, wear the clothes.” the ...

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Kwesi Arthur Arrives in LA

Ghanaian Hip-hop artiste, Kwesi Arthur is currently in Los Angeles for the 2018 Black Entertainment Awards (BET Awards). Kwesi Arthur’s nomination took Ghanaians by surprise and has since triggered a massive campaign on social media with the hashtag #IPICKKWESIA18. In 2015, MzVee was nominated for BET Awards’ all new category, Best ...

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