Bawumia urges collaboration between Africans and Africans in the diaspora for accelerated development

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The Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has urged effective collaboration between Africans and their brothers and sisters in the diaspora.

This according to him will help position the continent of Africa in its rightful place as a partner in global development.

‘’Greater collaboration between the sons and daughters of African descent all over the world would help position the continent to take its rightful place as a partner in global development’’ he said.

The Vice President was speaking when a delegation from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) led by the President and CEO, Mr. Derrick Johnson, called on me at the Jubilee House yesterday, Wednesday December 12, 2018.

He stressed the importance of reconnecting Africans in the diaspora to those on the motherland, in order to tap into the rich human resource base to ensure the advancement and holistic development of Africa and the diaspora.

Mr. Johnson is in Ghana to review preparations for the ‘Year of Return, Ghana 2019’ project, a major landmark spiritual and birth-right journey to mark 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia USA.


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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