GHANAIANS IN GERMANY – 1950s TILL TODAY.

GHANAIANS IN GERMANY – 1950s TILL TODAY. PHOTOS SEEN IN WRITTEN: Early Ghana-German contact. The dedication of the Ghanastrasse (Ghana Street) in the Berlin district of Wedding on 17 July 1958. Youths of foreign origin at school in Frankfurt/Main. From left (front row): The then district mayor of Wedding, and Ghanaian students Emanuel Sekyi (who later became a medical doctor, died in 1989 at the age of 58), Agnes Owusu (retired nurse, lives in Accra today), Paul Appiagyei (retired marine engineer, lives in Teme), Francis Nkrumah (Kwame Nkruma’s oldest son, retired professor of medicine, lives in Accra), and Alex Adomako (retired professor based in Kumasi) / Photo: © Landesarchiv Berlin. Estimates

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GOV’T RECRUITS 3,000 PERSONS UNDER DIGITAL MARKETING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME.

GOV’T RECRUITS 3,000 PERSONS UNDER DIGITAL MARKETING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, said Government has recruited 3,000 unemployed persons under the Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship Programme for skill training. He said the programme was launched at the Accra Digital Centre by Mr Yaw Osafo Maafo, the Senior Minister on Thursday, February 8, with the beneficiaries undergoing a three-month training with government bearing all the expenses of training. President Akufo-Addo, who made this known when he delivered the State of the Nation Address to Parliament in Accra, said the programme would be undertaken at 10 regional training centres. He said ECOBANK had offered to engage all

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OVER 2,000 GHANAIANS WORKING IN THE UK’S HEALTH SERVICE.

OVER 2,000 GHANAIANS WORKING IN THE UK’S HEALTH SERVICE. Two thousand three hundred and forty five (2,345) Ghanaians currently work under the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), new data released by the House of Commons has revealed. Ghanaian health workers ranked 15 among the top 102 nationalities working in the UK’s health service as of September 2017, the report indicated. Of the figure, 810 of them are nurses and health visitors, while 983 of them are support staff, and another 331 infrastructure staff. The data however does not state the number of Ghanaians working as doctors, except that 3,238 doctors are of an African nationality. Nigeria and Zimbabwe are among the top

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THREE GHANA HIGHWAY AUTHORITY EMPLOYEES CHARGED WITH STEALING OVER GHc1m.

THREE GHANA HIGHWAY AUTHORITY EMPLOYEES CHARGED WITH STEALING OVER GHc1m. Three employees of the Ghana Highway Authority (GHA) in the Brong-Ahafo region have been arraigned before a Sunyani High Court, Commercial Division “A” for allegedly stealing GHC1, 288,824.00 revenue generated from two toll stations in the region. Pleas of the accused, Messrs Rexford Bosompem, a Senior Accountant, Amidu Adams, a toll collector and Michael Bediako, a toll supervisor, were not taken by the Court presided over by Mr. Patrick Baye. The Court however remanded Bediako, a retired supervisor at the Bechem toll station into prison custody to reappear on Thursday February 15, 2018. Adams and Bosompem were not in Court

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SANITATION MINISTER URGED TO STEP UP HIS GAME.

SANITATION MINISTER URGED TO STEP UP HIS GAME. A local governance expert has urged sanitation Minister, Joseph Kofi Adda, to step up his game to address the poor sanitary conditions in the country. Mr George Kyei Baffour accused the Ministry of sleeping on the job as filth engulfs the capital city. According to him, the poor sanitation conditions will continue, if debt owed to sanitation service providers contracted by the state are not settled. “The minister and his ministry need to step up their game because I see they are not doing anything to bring cleanliness to the country. It’s getting worse and I think the government needs to settle

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SURVEY SHOWS BLACK IMMIGRANTS ARE MORE EDUCATED, MAKE MORE MONEY THAN AFRICAN AMERICANS.

SURVEY SHOWS BLACK IMMIGRANTS ARE MORE EDUCATED, MAKE MORE MONEY THAN AFRICAN AMERICANS. Most people tend to think of African Americans as a monolithic group. But there are many different ethnic groups that make up Black America, such as native-born Blacks, who are descended from enslaved Africans, Blacks hailing from the Caribbean, Latin Americans and African immigrants. According to a Pew Research Survey of U.S. Census Bureau data, those numbers are rising. Currently Black immigrants make up 8.7 percent of the nation’s Black population, triple the number from 1980. Those figures are expected to double by mid century. “Rapid growth in the Black immigrant population is expected to continue. The

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AFRICAN IMMIGRANTS LEAD WITH THE HIGHEST ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE US.

AFRICAN IMMIGRANTS LEAD WITH THE HIGHEST ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE US. Africans have the highest educational attainment rates of any immigrant group in the United States with higher levels of completion than the stereotyped Asian American model minority. It is not only the first generation that does well, as estimates indicate that a highly disproportionate percentage of black students at elite universities are African or the children of African immigrants. In an analysis of Census Bureau data by the Journal of Blacks in higher education, African immigrants to the United States were found more likely to be college educated than any other immigrant group. African immigrants to the U.S. are also more highly educated than any

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16 WARNING SIGNS YOU’RE DEALING WITH AN EVIL PERSON.

16 WARNING SIGNS YOU’RE DEALING WITH AN EVIL PERSON. EVIL. Evil can be defined, but it’s hard to pin down. Simply put: an evil person is someone who engages in malevolent behaviors. Some argue that they’re immoral, sick, depraved, or wicked, but those words are hard to define. Immorality to one is normalcy to another. But when you meet an evil person, no amount of questioning definitions will change your mind. The truth is, you will know it when you see it. Evil people come from all sorts of places, often ones you wouldn’t expect. We find them at our schools, at our churches and places of worship, in the

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MEET THE CRYPTO OFFICERS: HOW THE INTERNET IS CONTROLLED BY 14 PEOPLE WITH SEVEN SECRET KEYS.

MEET THE CRYPTO OFFICERS: HOW THE INTERNET IS CONTROLLED BY 14 PEOPLE WITH SEVEN SECRET KEYS. Latest figures show 3.6 billion people use the worldwide web / Shutterstock. Global domain name systems are secured at highest levels by a handful of people. It sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn’t: The whole internet is protected by seven highly protected keys in the hands of 14 people. They hold a historic ritual known as the Root Signing Ceremony. Recently,  the world got a good reminder about the importance of the organisation these people belong to. A good chunk of the internet went down for a while when hackers managed to throw so much traffic at a

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GHANA FIRST FEMALE UBER DRIVER MAKES IT SEVEN CARS AND COUNTING.

GHANA FIRST FEMALE UBER DRIVER MAKES IT SEVEN CARS AND COUNTING. Today, all over the world, women have been empowered to attain their full potential and explore areas that bring them comfort, reveal their strength and contribute to the economy of the nation they find themselves in. Meet Bernie-Asher Makafui Grey, Ghana’s first female Uber driver, or Uber businesswoman, if you like. With a fleet of seven cars, she is not taking the whole Uber thing lightly at all. Having previously worked at Stanbic Bank, Millicom Ghana Limited and K-net, one would wonder why this enterprising young woman has not sought the ‘finer’ jobs of life, as it were, in

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(PHOTOS) DR BAWUMIA JOINED ON FRIDAY THE ASANTEHENE, OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II, AT THE KUMASI CENTRAL MOSQUE FOR PRAYERS.

(PHOTOS) DR BAWUMIA JOINED ON FRIDAY ON THE ASANTEHENE, OTUMFUO OSEI TUTU II, AT THE KUMASI CENTRAL MOSQUE FOR PRAYERS. Otumfuo was at the mosque to express his appreciation to Muslims in his kindgom for their support during the burial and funeral celebrations of his late mother and Asantehemaa, Nana Afia Serwaa Kobi Ampem II. May our late mother enjoy a peaceful rest.                                     FROM: FACEBOOK PAGE VICE PRESIDENT DR. BAWUMIA. FOR ADVERTISED IN OUR WEBPAGE  CONTACT  ghanamediaworld@gmail.com  OR visit www.ghanamediaworld.com WE PUBLISHED 99% GHANA NEWS AND THE REST 1% IS FOR OUTSIDE

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