How successful was Ghana’s Year of Return?

An initiative aimed at encouraging members of the African diaspora to visit Ghana has been described as “a great success” by President Nana Akufo-Addo. The Year of Return, 2019, was linked to the 400th anniversary of slaves landing in the US – said to be the first recorded arrival of enslaved Africans in the Americas. […]

Year Of Return: ‘Our ancestors never gave up’ – Ludacris in Ghana

American actor and musician, Christopher Brian Bridges, popularly known as Ludacris, is in Ghana as part of the Year Of Return. The Fast and Furious actor visited the Cape Coast Castle and some interesting sites in the country. In an Instagram post, the rapper said he was empowered to return to Ghana because “our ancestors […]

An excited Akufo-Addo launches ‘Beyond The Return’

After what has largely been described as a successful ‘Year Of Return’ campaign, the government has launched ‘Beyond The Return’ project to galvanise the gains made in 2019. The Year Of Return campaign spanning January to December brought over 200,000 blacks and Africans in the Diaspora to Ghana. The success of the initiative with its […]

‘Year of Return has been fantastic’ – Ablakwa lauds gov’t

The North Tongu Member of Parliament has lauded the organisation of the Year of Return celebration, describing it as “fantastic.” Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said the celebration has “branded Ghana beyond what we could pay for.” Touching on the visit by the US Congressional delegation, the lawmaker said: “the excitement and the connection to Ghana, [has] […]