2007: Ghana celebrated 50 years of independence and initiated the Joseph Project to commemorate 200 years since the abolition of slavery and called for Africans abroad to return . Following the inaugural sojourn in August 2019, this will be the second annual (HRAD) Historic Return of the African Diaspora trip to Ghana.

He called on people of African descent (read African-Americans) to return to their home continent (read Ghana) in a “major landmark spiritual and birth-right journey”. We will visit the slavery dungeons, make kente cloth with the Ashanti and party at the Chale Wote festival. Year of Return Year of Return: Akwasi Agyemang praises Ghana Police for a decent job done. 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.

2019: Ghana commemorates 400 years since 1619 and declares it the Year of Return, calling for Africans abroad to come home. Featured Image: Akwasi Agyemang, Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA), Akwasi Agyemang, has eulogised the Ghana Police Service for a “wonderful job” done throughout the Year of Return events. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko. Ghana’s ‘Year of Return’ needs no embellishment.

The country’s Right of Abode Law, passed in 2001, grants the right of … Posted on Tuesday, 7 January 2020 11:02 . The “Year of Return, Ghana ” is a historical, cultural and spiritual landmark marketing campaign purposely targeting the African American and those in Diaspora to mark 400 years of the first enslaved Africans who arrived in Jamestown Virginia.

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Bright Simons is the founder of mPedigree in Ghana. Ghana also granted citizenship to 126 African Americans and Afro-Caribbeans during the Year of Return, Yahoo reports. The 2019 trip presented amazing, thought-provoking moments for Diasporans as they went home to the land of their ancestors and interacted with long last relations.

By Bright Simons. During August 20th – 26th, 2019 (extension available) we invite you to Experience Ghana during the Year Of The Return, space is very limited.I Love Being Black & Traveling Black have paired up again to take you through 3 major cities in Ghana. Tourists pose in front of the 'Door of No Return' at Cape Coast Castle, Ghana, a reminder of a painful past that is ushering in a new era of tourism in Ghana. In September 2018, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo declared 2019 as the Year of Return in order to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of African slaves in America. The sector contributed 5.5% to GDP in 2018, coming … The Year of Return campaign hopes to capitalize on these links to boost Ghana’s tourism industry. It was also coined to help African Americans to resettle, learn about their root and inheritance their inheritance.

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