The Church of the Ghanaian Community in Chicago, COGC has celebrated its 30th anniversary in the United States. It was all joy as members of the oldest Ghanaian church in the Chicago area sang and danced to melodious tunes praising their maker for sustaining them for 30 years. Thirty years […]
The Ghana Council of Georgia last Saturday, Aug 14th held its annual Ghana Fest Picnic at the Pinckneyville Park in Norcross, Georgia. This annual event is participated by all the various traditional groups, academic and professional associations as well as Ghanaian-owned businesses in the State of Georgia. This celebration of displaying Ghanaian culture […]
Ghanaians When Ghana, the West African nation formerly known as the Gold Coast, achieved its independence in 1957, the number of Ghanaians living in the Chicago area was small. During the following four decades, however, Chicago’s Ghanaian community grew to between 10,000 and 15,000 people. The first wave of immigration […]
The family is grieving and authorities are asking the public for any information to help solve the murder of a 45-year-old father of five and Lyft driver. Homicide detectives are still trying to piece together exactly what lead up to the deadly shooting. Elijah Newman was shot and killed in […]
The Council of Ewe Associations of North America Inc., CEANA, has done it again. The organization presented a three (3) – school classroom block and offices to the chiefs and people of Dawou in Togo. The presentation was made by Togbe Agbelorm, Chief of Salo in the Volta Region of […]
U.S. Travel Advisory De-escalation from Level 2 to Level 1 – But Security Situation Remains Precarious.
Exercise normal precautions in Ghana. Some areas have increased risk. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 1 Travel Health Notice for Ghana due to COVID-19, indicating a low level of COVID-19 in the country. Visit the Embassy’s COVID-19 page for more information on COVID-19 in Ghana. They further advised US Citizens to exercise increased caution in: […]