AfroCannes 2022: All You Need to Know
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10M ago
Did you know there’s an Afro version of Cannes Film Festival called “AfroCannes,” which takes place during the Cannes Film Festival? Here is all you need to know about AfroCannes and it’s 2022 edition. AfroCannes is organized annually during the Cannes Film Festival. The event, which dedicates itself to promoting content, filmmakers and communities from the ‘Afrosphere’ (African natives and Afro-descendants) and the global filmmaking community. The scheduled date for AfroCannes is May 21, 2022 at the Hotel Le Gray D’Albion in France, to connect films, countries and people. This year’s edition ..read more
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How Much Longer Till the Mendskrom Traffic Lights Are Repaired?
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by Harriet Ofori
1y ago
The traffic lights on the Mendskrom section of the Accra-Kasoa Road have been faulty and left unrepaired for about four months now, and this is not the first time this is happening. How long should residents endure the dangers of broken-down traffic lights on a busy road such as this?  This is unfortunate especially because the Mendskrom road sees many commuters and pedestrians on a daily basis; however, with broken-down traffic lights, the otherwise easy activity of road-crossing becomes difficult and dangerous.  Take for instance the latter part of last year. The traffic lights had ..read more
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Domestic Violence – Men are Suffering in Silence
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by Ama Bentuma Arthur
1y ago
“When people think of abuse in relationships, the first thing they think of is a man abusing a woman,” Prince Addo, a victim of domestic violence said. “I was hit with cooking utensils, slapped several times, and almost stabbed in the stomach with a knife.” Addo, 30, was born physically challenged with a pediatric foot and ankle deformity and malformation. He was a student of the Ghana Society for the Socially Disadvantaged, where he mastered shoemaking and was given a shop to start his shoemaking business, after his graduation in 2015.That same year, Addo met and got engaged to his fiancée ..read more
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Has COVID-19 ‘Killed’ Out-of-Home Advertising in Africa?
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by Ama Bentuma Arthur
1y ago
Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising industry was optimistic about growth. An industry that is heavily dependent on busy roads and packed transport centers is facing serious challenges. If you drive around town, you will notice the many empty billboards awaiting rental. In 2018, several reports predicted growth in the Industry in the next five years. Now, the story is different. A recent edition of the PwC Global Entertainment & Media Outlook report (2020-2024) reveals that the Advertising industry will be the “hardest hit by the pandemic and the ..read more
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Fathers’ Day: 6 Effective Ways African Fathers Can Communicate with Their Kids
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by Adukwei Omliwa
1y ago
Growing up, mum was my favorite. She appeared very compromising, and more often, she will threaten me with dad, who will eventually beat me. I never liked dad because he appeared very stern and uncompromising.   Just like me, many people do not appreciate their fathers, especially Africans. African fathers are rarely treasured like the mothers owing to how the African man is raised. In Ghana, it is a norm for a man not to show much emotion; as it is seen as a sign of weakness. With the popular local expression, “berma nsu” (man doesn’t cry), men are ‘expected’ not to cry because crying i ..read more
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Akufo-Addo Admits Difficulties Procuring the Covid-19 Vaccination.
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by PR Scoop
1y ago
President Akufo-Addo has admitted that the government is facing challenges with the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines. According to him, Ghana and other less developed countries have become victims of the shortage of the vaccine primarily due to the Covid-19 situation in India. He said some 350,000 Ghanaians have received the second dose of the AstraZeneca jab and close to 1 million of the population have had the first jab. “We have obvious difficulties so far as the vaccination programme is concerned so far through the Covid facility, we’ve received some 1.2 million doses of the AstraZeneca va ..read more
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Cristiano Ronaldo ties Asamoah Gyan’s 5-year Record
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1y ago
Cristiano Ronaldo became the leading goal scorer in European Championship history as Portugal thrashed Hungary 3-0 in Budapest. Ronaldo scored a brace to reach a  goal tally of 11 in the competition, toppling Michel Platini a French footballer who held the record of highest goals in the competition on nine goals. But the Portuguese forward did not set the game’s lone record. The 36-year-old equaled Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan’s record of scoring in nine  major international competitions by netting  at the tournament. After scoring the game-winning goal against Mali in Ghana’s second gr ..read more
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How to Learn to Listen to Your Gut Feeling as a Leader
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by PR Scoop
1y ago
The gut feeling is rarely considered in modern decision-making processes. Many leaders prefer following standard logical processes than relying on the gut feeling. As leaders, we must learn to trust our guts. We are in a world of data, numbers, and figures. Businesses are relying on algorithms, analytics, and artificial intelligence in making certain business decisions. Everyone is interested in the numbers but can we blame everyone? The fact is that numbers do not lie – whether you are interested in generating revenue or improving the productivity of your employees. Numbers are necessary but ..read more
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COVID-19 Vaccines are Scarce Globally, it will be Difficult to State Timelines – Okoe Boye
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by PR Scoop
1y ago
Ghana has been struggling to get more vaccines to immunize its 20 million target population. According to the Government, the COVID-19 vaccines have become somewhat difficult to get hold of across the globe. Currently, health authorities say, they are in talks with other European countries while exploring other feasible options to get vaccines for the country. In an interview on the Citi TV show “The Point of View,” Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye, a member of Ghana’s COVID-19 response team, said that “what is happening to Ghana is a global issue. So this government is engaging directly with other Europ ..read more
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Ghana to Host Mid-year Statutory Meetings of ECOWAS
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by PR Scoop
1y ago
Ghana will host the mid-year statutory meetings of the Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) today in Accra. The announcement was made by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Madam Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, at a news conference addressing the Minister of Information. She said that “the Summit will engage the President of the ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, the Vice President, Commissioners, support staff, and all Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS with the exception of M ..read more
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