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Ordinary families, Extraordinary Children: The Journeys of Two Ghanaian-American Students to Harvard and Yale

Fall College Series By: F.  Kojo Kyeremeh The Ghanaian American Journal (GAJ) sat down with two Ghanaian-American youngsters; Kevin Adusei from Worcester, Massachusetts who was admitted to Harvard University this Fall; and Kofi Adofo Ansong from Manchester, Connecticut who also enrolled to Yale University. As part of GAJ’s Fall College ...

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9-year-old US philanthropist Khloe Kares visits Ghana

Khloe Kares is a nine-year-old American philanthropist visiting Ghana from Friday, 14 April to Friday, 21 April 2017.At the young age of nine, Khloe is proving that her age has nothing to do with her ability to impact the world around her.Khloe believes that she can give back to the ...

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Science-Loving Teens From Ghana And D.C. Geek Out Together

Ghanaian and American team members met for the first time at the competition, held in Washington, D.C.  Ryan Eskalis/NPR It was a meeting of nerds and sharks. The self-described “biotech nerds” and “robotic nerds” were seven high school students from Washington, D.C. The eight teens who call themselves “sharks” and ...

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Mozart in Nairobi’s Korogocho slum

Nairobi, Kenya – Korogocho is one of the largest slums in Nairobi, with 150,000 to 200,000 people living on a plot no larger than 1.5 square kilometres. Poverty, crime, drug and alcohol abuse, domestic violence and widespread HIV/Aids make this neighbourhood a tough place to grow up in. Elisabeth Njoroge wanted ...

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