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Actor to launch International Black Book in 2020 – creating a cyber Wakanda!

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International Black Book (IBB) is developing a directory of businesses and non-profits (NGOs) for the African diaspora.

Not since the ambitions of Marcus Garvey to connect the continent to the African diaspora has there been an initiative as vast in scope to invigorate nations in Africa through economic and cultural exchange. The concept is inspired by a US Jim Crow Era remedy to racial segregation, The Green Book, which enabled Blacks to navigate hostile highways and byways as they travelled. The Green Book provided a guide to accommodations food and entertainment devoid of racial animus.

“I find it necessary to be a part of bringing the African diaspora into alignment with the needs of the African continent,” proclaims Kay Benjamin, the founder of IBB. “We will join The Adinkra Group, which has coordinated a trip to Ghana for the NAACP: Jamestown-to-Jamestown: A powerful journey from the USA to Ghana, August 2019 to further our mission.”

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Kay Benjamin, Founder of IBB

Dr.Ankara Chihombori-Quao, the African Union Ambassador to the U.S., has sent out a clarion call to African Americans: “Wake up, organize, go home and take what’s rightfully yours.” Listening to Dr. Chihombori-Quao inspired Kay to start International Black Book.

According to Fin24, South Africa’s most popular financial portal, Intra-African trade was worth $170 billion in 2017, but only 15% of the continent’s trade. The European Union retains 67% and Asia 58% of its commercial transactions.

To stimulate Intra-African trade the African Continental Free Trade Area supporting nations are slashing cutting tariffs 90%. One of the most aggressive participating nations is Ethiopia, which is actively soliciting investors, companies and entrepreneurs to assist with manufacturing, telecommunications, power and solar energy, and entertainment services.

Los Angeles based Recycling Black Dollars is committed to supporting IBB. Jacquee Bee, Director of Recycling Black Dollars announced, “We are excited to affirm our participation in closing the gap between the African Diaspora and our native land.”

The International Black Book endeavours to converge with Africa’s efforts to meet the economic and cultural needs of the continent by connecting businesses, agencies and people throughout the African diaspora.

Be a part of this historical phenomena. Sign up today. Free of charge. Download a business picture and your contact information to InternationalBlackBook.com.

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John Mahama shares Leadership experiences at Academic City College’s ‘Leadership Seminar Series’

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Former President John Dramani Mahama on Friday, December, 9 delivered a speech on “Taking critical decisions in decisive moments as a leader” as part of Academic City’s “Leadership Seminar Series”. (more…)

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John Mahama is a grandpa! Son, Shafik welcomes baby with Algerian wife

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Former President John Mahama’s son, Shafik Mahama and his Algerian wife, Asma, have welcomed their first child. (more…)

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Quamina MP announces maiden ‘BONGOFEST’

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The first edition of “BONGOFEST,” a free concert hosted by Ghanaian musician Quamina in honor of his late father, will take place on December 22 at the Christmas village in Tetteh Quashie, Accra. (more…)

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Sizzla burns platinum plaques he received from DJ Khaled over alleged ‘insult’

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Reggae Star Sizzla has a bone to pick with DJ Khaled. (more…)

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M.anifest is never saying never to Law

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Ghanaian Rapper/Singer-songwriter, Kwame Ametepee Tsikata, popularly known as M.anifest has satisfied the curiosity of Ghanaians who wonder why he didn’t follow in the footsteps of his parents and become a lawyer himself but instead took a completely different path in life. (more…)

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It’s no joke, support an artiste friend if you have one- Kelyvnboy

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No artiste does hip-hop, reggae or dancehall in Ghana; not even my boss Stonebwoy – Kelvyn Boy

Coming up in the music scene without the necessary support from friends and family can have a huge toll on the creative. (more…)

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