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African Greek Week Brings Black Diasporans to Ghana For the First Time

African Greek Week Brings Black Diasporans to Ghana For the First Time

Africa Greek Week is quickly approaching and plans to bring African Americans, Caribbeans and people from the Ghanaian diaspora back to Ghana to celebrate the Year…

GTA Digital June 24, 2019
Fuse ODG Says We Must Create Our Own Narrative of Africa

Fuse ODG Says We Must Create Our Own Narrative of Africa

The first official event to launch Ghana’s Year of Return, 2019 was the TINA Festival and Kente Party which took place 2nd– 4th January 2019.  It was the…

GTA Digital June 14, 2019
Experience the First Ever Wax Print Festival

Experience the First Ever Wax Print Festival

One of the most anticipated events during the Year of Return activities is the Wax Print Festival.  Ghana’s creative community will be out in full force exploring…

GTA Digital June 10, 2019
All set for maiden Wax Print Festival in Ghana, June 14 -16

All set for maiden Wax Print Festival in Ghana, June 14 -16

African textiles have become an increasingly important part of global conversations on ownership and culture. The Afropole, along with Untamed Empire and Streamline…

GTA Digital June 10, 2019
Royal Return Ghana: Wedding 400 to Launch in Hampton, VA, Honoring the Memory of Our African American Ancestors Denied Marriage During Slavery

Royal Return Ghana: Wedding 400 to Launch in Hampton, VA, Honoring the Memory of Our African American Ancestors Denied Marriage During Slavery

Premiere Mass Royal Traditional African Wedding Launch to be Held at First Africans Landing Site in Hampton, Virginia on August 24, 2019 HAMPTON, VIRGINIA, UNITED…

GTA Digital June 10, 2019
Kofi Kingston’s Mother and Film Crew Visit Ghana Tourism Authority

Kofi Kingston’s Mother and Film Crew Visit Ghana Tourism Authority

Accra – May 29, 2019 / Written by Ivy Prosper Kofi Kingston’s team, along with his mother, Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah, paid a visit to the Ghana Tourism Authority…

GTA Digital May 29, 2019
Kofi Kingston Comes Home

Kofi Kingston Comes Home

Kofi Kingston Ghana is gearing up to give a warm reception to the current World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Champion, Kofi “Kingston”.  He has not been…

GTA Digital May 29, 2019
Getting Ghanaians Involved in ‘Year of Return’ Events

Getting Ghanaians Involved in ‘Year of Return’ Events

Accra / May 27, 2019 / Written by Ivy Prosper In September 2018, President Nana Akufo-Addo declared that 2019 would be ‘The Year of Return; to celebrate the resilience…

GTA Digital May 29, 2019
Why Study Abroad and the “Year of Return: Ghana 2019” Matter

Why Study Abroad and the “Year of Return: Ghana 2019” Matter

“Wow!” That was Deken Taylor’s reaction when I showed him 20 Cedis from Ghana. Taylor, a University of North Texas public relations student from Pittsburg,…

GTA Digital May 21, 2019
New Resource Map Shows Africans and Diaspora Where to Invest

New Resource Map Shows Africans and Diaspora Where to Invest

With this year being declared ‘year of return‘ by Ghana’s government, the country is encouraging people of African descent not only to visit but also…

GTA Digital May 21, 2019
Jamaican Reggae Star ‘Gramps’ Morgan is Building Bridges in the Music Industry

Jamaican Reggae Star ‘Gramps’ Morgan is Building Bridges in the Music Industry

Alisa Hotel, Accra / Friday, May 17, 2019 / Written by Ivy Prosper In the last few years, so many people from the African diaspora have lent their voice, talents…

GTA Digital May 20, 2019
A sense of home: A Trini remembers her visit to Ghana

A sense of home: A Trini remembers her visit to Ghana

The Door of No Return in Ghana. Photos by Annabelle Brasnell   Last week, Loop ran a story about Ghana’s Year of Return in which the West African…

GTA Digital May 17, 2019
GTA and Year of Return partner WWE for Kofi Kingston Homecoming

GTA and Year of Return partner WWE for Kofi Kingston Homecoming

The Year of Return Ghana 2019 Steering Committee is partnering the World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) for the upcoming Kofi Kingston Homecoming. Read Also:…

GTA Digital May 15, 2019
Year of Return: Ghana beckons Caribbean to year of return festivities

Year of Return: Ghana beckons Caribbean to year of return festivities

August 2019 will mark 400 years since enslaved Africans landed in Jamestown, Virginia, beginning what was widely regarded as the start of the African slave trade…

GTA Digital May 15, 2019
Ghana opens its arms to Africans in the diaspora

Ghana opens its arms to Africans in the diaspora

To mark the 400 years since the anchoring of the first slave ship in Jamestown, Virginia, President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has declared 2019 the ‘Year of Return’…

GTA Digital May 15, 2019
Year of Return: WWE World Champion Kofi Kingston to visit Ghana after 26yrs

Year of Return: WWE World Champion Kofi Kingston to visit Ghana after 26yrs

Reigning World Wrestling Entertainment Champion, Kofi Kingston has in a Facebook and Instagram post said he will be visiting home after 26 years. In a post that…

GTA Digital May 11, 2019
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