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Congressional leaders and Black Caucus mark 400th anniversary of slavery in Kente

Congressional leaders and Black Caucus mark 400th anniversary of slavery in Kente

Members of Congress observed the 400th anniversary Tuesday of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in America at a time of renewed interest over the history…

GTA Digital September 12, 2019
Chale Wote: From local festival to boundary-pushing global platform

Chale Wote: From local festival to boundary-pushing global platform

Accra’s Chale Wote Art Festival is West Africa’s largest annual street art and performance art festival. For the past 8 years, it has grown from a small local…

GTA Digital September 10, 2019
“WAGHANDA FOREVER!” IN THIS YEAR OF "RETURN," MEMBERS OF THE "LOST TRIBE" CELEBRATE GHANA AND AFRICA'S POSSIBILITIES

“WAGHANDA FOREVER!” IN THIS YEAR OF "RETURN," MEMBERS OF THE "LOST TRIBE" CELEBRATE GHANA AND AFRICA'S POSSIBILITIES

Naia, Netta, and Mitty, at the Door of No Return. My daughter said: “Dad, I didn’t quite expect to see so many Mercedes on the road.” “Or…

GTA Digital September 2, 2019
Kojo Black commemorates Year of Return with 'Sunshine in Africa' song

Kojo Black commemorates Year of Return with 'Sunshine in Africa' song

As this year has been adjudged as the “Year of Return, Ghana 2019” an initiative set aside to commemorate this quarter-centenary since the anchoring of the first…

GTA Digital August 31, 2019
DELEGATION OF AFRICAN AMERICANS TO GHANA TO COMMEMORATE YEAR OF RETURN

DELEGATION OF AFRICAN AMERICANS TO GHANA TO COMMEMORATE YEAR OF RETURN

Nearly 300 African Americans reconnected with their African roots in the journey of a lifetime marking the 400th Anniversary of the Transatlantic Slave Trade NAACP…

GTA Digital August 30, 2019
Africa’s largest ancestry DNA unveiling takes place in Ghana; 250 Americans retrace 400-year slave route

Africa’s largest ancestry DNA unveiling takes place in Ghana; 250 Americans retrace 400-year slave route

Some 250 African-Americans gathered at the Cape Coast Castle, Ghana, to mark the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first ship of enslaved Africans to English…

GTA Digital August 29, 2019
Ghana is a place of safety and security – American actress AJ Johnson

Ghana is a place of safety and security – American actress AJ Johnson

American actress, Choreographer and fitness trainer Adrienne- Joi Johnson popularly known in the showbiz circles as AJ Johnson believes Ghana is a haven for those…

GTA Digital August 29, 2019
Steve Harvey to bring ‘Family Feud’ to Ghana

Steve Harvey to bring ‘Family Feud’ to Ghana

American comedian and Television Host, Steve Harvey is heading to the African continent with his popular show ‘Family Feud’. His company, Steve Harvey Global,…

GTA Digital August 28, 2019
Bozoma Saint John's African Escape Has Us Ready To Book A Flight To Ghana Tonight.

Bozoma Saint John's African Escape Has Us Ready To Book A Flight To Ghana Tonight.

In case you haven’t already gotten the memo – 2019 is all about Ghana. The country’s “Year of Return” campaign has Black people from across the globe flocking…

GTA Digital August 28, 2019
Ghana draws African-American tourists with the ‘Year of Return’

Ghana draws African-American tourists with the ‘Year of Return’

US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic…

GTA Digital August 28, 2019
Airbnb Partners With NAACP To Promote Travel To Ghana For ‘The Year of Return’

Airbnb Partners With NAACP To Promote Travel To Ghana For ‘The Year of Return’

BY KIMBERLY WILSON All year long, people of African descent have been making the voyage to Ghana to unite on the continent with their brothers and sisters of the…

GTA Digital August 28, 2019

NAACP Delegation Visits Ghana for 'Year of Return'

By Stacey Knott, VOANews     ACCRA – It’s called the “Year of Return,” where people of African descent are encouraged to go to…

GTA Digital August 26, 2019
Virginia marks the dawn of American slavery in 1619 with solemn speeches and songs

Virginia marks the dawn of American slavery in 1619 with solemn speeches and songs

By Gregory S. Schneider August 24 HAMPTON, Va. — They faced the sunrise to the rhythm of drums and waves on a windswept beach, dozens wearing white, near the spot…

GTA Digital August 26, 2019
Business summit and city tours encourage year of return visitors to invest in Ghana on day 4 of Jamestown to Jamestown

Business summit and city tours encourage year of return visitors to invest in Ghana on day 4 of Jamestown to Jamestown

The participants of the Jamestown to Jamestown journey continued the Ghanaian leg of their trip by exploring two complementing sectors in Accra, the cultural landmarks…

GTA Digital August 23, 2019
American actress A.J. Johnson attend Year of Return masterclass

American actress A.J. Johnson attend Year of Return masterclass

American actress Adrienne-Joi Johnson well known as A.J. Johnson and Cleo TV Michelle Rice are in Ghana. The two who arrived in Kumasi, the Ashanti Regional capital…

GTA Digital August 22, 2019
Year Of Return Attracts WNBA Olympic Gold Medalist Angel McCoughtry

Year Of Return Attracts WNBA Olympic Gold Medalist Angel McCoughtry

Since the declaration of 2019 as the ‘Year Of Return’ by the President, Nana Akufo Addo, many people of Africa origin have been visiting Ghana and many…

GTA Digital August 22, 2019
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