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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
10 Times Black Travelers Showed Us The Resilience and Beauty of Ghana

10 Times Black Travelers Showed Us The Resilience and Beauty of Ghana

THE WEST AFRICAN NATION OF GHANA HAS LONG BEEN A SECOND HOME TO BLACK TRAVELERS.    BY DANIELLE POINTDUJOUR · MAY 3, 2019 Ghana has declared 2019 the…

GTA Digital May 4, 2019
PANAFEST IN THE YEAR OF RETURN

PANAFEST IN THE YEAR OF RETURN

Powered by a development agenda, and as old as Ghana’s democratic dispensation, PANAFESTis undoubtedly a key stakeholder in the “Year of Return“. The…

GTA Digital April 23, 2019
Year of Return: Jamaica – Ghana Reggae Festival thrills patrons

Year of Return: Jamaica – Ghana Reggae Festival thrills patrons

It was a night of good reggae music and wonderful performances at the Independence Square, Accra last Saturday. Organised by Edge of the World Production (EOTWP),…

GTA Digital April 16, 2019
'Year of return': Hundreds of African-Americans resettle in Ghana

'Year of return': Hundreds of African-Americans resettle in Ghana

Ghana was one of the main West African departure points for the transatlantic slave trade. Today, the government has launched a campaign to reach out to the descendants…

GTA Digital April 13, 2019
Jamestown to Jamestown memorial trip to Ghana to commemorate 400 years of African diaspora

Jamestown to Jamestown memorial trip to Ghana to commemorate 400 years of African diaspora

The Jamestown to Jamestown Memorial Trip to Ghana, an official event of Ghana’s Year of Return, was announced at the 50th NAACP Image Awards in Hollywood, California…

GTA Digital April 9, 2019

NAACP COMMEMORATES 400 YEARS OF AFRICAN DIASPORA IN JAMESTOWN TO JAMESTOWN EVENT FROM AMERICA TO AFRICA

NAACP President and Vice President of Ghana Mahamudu Bawumia OFFICIAL EVENT OF GHANA’S HISTORIC ‘YEAR OF RETURN,’ TO BE ANNOUNCED AT 50th IMAGE AWARDS LOS…

GTA Digital April 8, 2019
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