January 24th, 2020

Wesley Snipes to visit Ghana

American superstar Wesley Snipes says he will be visiting Ghana very soon. The visit will be part of government’s 2020 ‘Beyond The Return’ initiative to […]
January 15th, 2020

Tourism Minister working to make Year of Return a permanent feature – Nana Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said there are plans to make the Year of Return a permanent feature on the Ghanaian calendar. “The Tourism Minister and […]
January 11th, 2020

How the U.S. is laying claim to the groundwork for Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’

Ghana has hosted a successful ‘Year of Return’ tourism campaign which has reportedly attracted more than 200,000 people from the African Diaspora and generated over […]
January 7th, 2020

Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’ needs no embellishment

Plucking data from thin air is no way to build on the successes of Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’ tourism initiative. Ghanaian officials are basking in […]
January 5th, 2020

Deputy Tourism Minister clarifies controversial $1.9bn Year of Return revenue claim

A scathing analysis has discredited as unrealistic, government’s claim that its praised tourism initiative, the Year of Return generated $1.9bn into the economy. But a […]
January 4th, 2020

Nigeria’s version of ‘Year of Return’ ignites ‘fire’ on twitter

A year where diasporans can return to their roots, learn about their history and enjoy the rich culture of their homeland; this was the idea […]
January 4th, 2020

Year of Return: What are the returns for the local economy?

The Year of Return initiative undoubtedly is one of the government’s biggest marketing campaigns to sell Ghana to the world. According to Forbes magazine, about […]
January 3rd, 2020

‘Year of Return’ Akufo-Addo’s vision – Tourism Authority CEO

The Chief Executive of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr Akwasi Agyeman has paid glowing tribute to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the foresight of […]
January 2nd, 2020

Year of Return: Achiase chief allots 200-acre land to returnees

The chief of Achiase in the Juaben municipality of the Ashanti Region, Nana Tabono Bonsu III has demarcated 200 acres of land to be given […]
January 1st, 2020

The story of Breffu: A female slave from Ghana who led a slave revolt to take over the West Indies in 1733

Breffu was an Akwamu leader of the 1733 slave insurrection on St. John (then known as St. Jan) in Danish West Indies. She committed suicide […]
December 31st, 2019

My cellphone repairs supports year of return with massive investment

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of premium Information Technology training institute, My Cellphone Repairs Training Center (MCRTC), Abdul W. Anna, has pledged to expand his outfit’s […]
December 31st, 2019

‘It’s more than I expected’ – Akufo-Addo impressed by ‘Year of Return’ results

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday touted the progress of the Year of Return, describing activities generated by the campaign in Ghana as a […]
December 31st, 2019

We spent about GH¢6m on ‘Year of Return’ campaign – Tourism Authority

The Ghana Tourism Authority says it spent about GH¢ 6 million in promotion of the ‘Year of Return’ campaign in and out of the country. […]
December 29th, 2019

Otchere-Darko reveals brains behind ‘Year of Return’ initiative

A leading member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and cousin to President Nana Akufo-Addo, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, has named some individuals behind the ‘Year […]
December 29th, 2019

Year of Return – Diaspora personalities arrive for Otumfuo’s Award

A host of high profile personalities from the African diaspora have arrived in Ghana for the maiden Africa Premier Leadership Awards, to be held at […]
December 29th, 2019

Unmasking the faces behind Ghana’s Year of Return

The faces behind Ghana’s “Year of Return”, has been unmasked by a friend of the government, Gabby Otchere-Darko. In a Facebook post on Friday, he […]
December 28th, 2019

Popular American journalist in Ghana for Year of Return

Popular Haitian-American journalist, Roland Martin, has joined his colleagues in making a trip to Ghana for the Year of Return. Since his landing, Martin has […]
December 28th, 2019

Boris Kodjoe, Beyonce’s siblings and mum arrive in Ghana

The mother of African-American singer Beyonce, Ms. Tina Knowles was spotted joining in celebrations to mark the Year of Return when she arrived with her […]
December 28th, 2019

Fast and Furious star Ludacris in Ghana

Fast and Furious star Ludacris has been spotted in Ghana for the Year of Return. The rapper cum actor was seen standing in front of […]
December 27th, 2019

Help make Africa an investment place – Akufo-Addo to diaspora returnees

President Akufo-Addo has appealed to people of African descent who have heeded to the “Year of Return” initiative and have visited Ghana to help make […]
December 24th, 2019

#YearofReturn: Blacklist star ‘Dembe’ in Ghana

American actor Hisham Tawfiq, who is popularly referred to as Dembe Zuma in the award-winning Hollywood TV series ‘The Blacklist’ is in Ghana. In an […]
December 24th, 2019

Year of Return has branded Ghana well – Ablakwa

North Tongu Member of Parliament, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has praised the government for it’s Year of Return declaration. According to him, the initiative has placed […]
December 24th, 2019

Lupita of Black Panther fame visits Ghana for Year Of Return

Hollywood actress, Lupita Nyong’o who is well known for starring in the popular “Black Panther” is in Ghana for the “Year Of Return” Lupita has […]
December 23rd, 2019

Year of Return proof that Ghana is loved – Kufuor

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has urged Ghanaians to be proud of their country because ‘others wish to be like us.’ According to him, the […]
December 22nd, 2019

The 1928 assassination of a Ga prophetess who moved to the US to return blacks to Ghana

In 1918 after supposedly receiving a vision from God to move to the United States and help the African-African community return to the promised land […]
December 21st, 2019

Azumah Nelson launches ‘Year of Return’ fight night

Azumah Nelson Boxing Promotions has launched the 8th edition of the Azumah Nelson Fight Night dubbed “The Year of Return”. The event will happen on […]
December 20th, 2019

Bright Simons exposes lies in $1.9bn Year of Return figures

Decorated Ghanaian entrepreneur, Bright Simons, has exposed gross inaccuracies in figures being bandied about as visitor numbers and revenue from the “Year of Return” initiative. […]
December 20th, 2019

Minister explains why Sarkodie hasn’t performed any tasks as Year of Return Ambassador

The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Barbara Oteng Gyasi, has given reasons to why Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie (born Michael Owusu Addo) has not been […]
December 19th, 2019

Year of Return to rake in $1.9bn in revenue – Tourism minister

Up to 1.5 million tourists are expected in the country by the end of the year with up to 1.9 billion dollars also expected to […]
December 19th, 2019

Ghana not just the gateway but the spiritual home of black people – Producer 45th

Producer, artiste and CEO of the Money builders Inc. Music Group has launched his campaign on the significance of the festival and return of diasporan […]
December 19th, 2019

Travellers to Ghana during The Year of Return to obtain visa-on-arrival

The government of Ghana has introduced new measures that would enable visitors travelling to Ghana during The Year of Return obtain visa-on-arrival. In a circular, […]
December 16th, 2019

How does the Year of Return connect the world to Ghana’s history?

Since the first slave ships landed in America some 400 years ago carrying Africans to work on plantations and serve their white captives, several attempts […]
December 11th, 2019

I see nothing wrong with a porn star visiting Ghana – Tourism Authority Boss

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Tourism Authority, Akwasi Agyeman, says he sees absolutely nothing wrong with a porn star visiting Ghana for the ‘Year […]
December 10th, 2019

Year of Return: Fufu party to be held on December 29th

WaveMount Events a subsidiary of StarNetwork is set to rock the Mountains of Aburi with its maiden Fufu party which comes off on 29th December, […]
December 4th, 2019

Tema Metropolitan Assembly launches ‘Year of Return’ AFROFEST 2019

The Tema Metropolitan Assembly (TMA) and SyPhics Studios, an innovative multimedia firm that specializes in events have launched the third edition of AfroFEST at the […]
December 2nd, 2019

Rick Ross set to perform at Detty Rave concert in Ghana

The Year of Return fever seems to have gripped American rapper, William Leonard Roberts II, known professionally as Rick Ross, as he is ready to […]