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Diaspora Insurance supports Ghanaian UK community traditional durbar

By Augustine YalleyTHE Ghanaian community in the UK on May 28th commemorated the country’s 65th independence anniversary with a traditional durbar of Chiefs and Queens.The event dubbed ’65th Ghana Independence Anniversary Special Edition: Traditional Durbar of Chiefs and Queens’ was held at Broadwater Farm Community Centre, Adams Road in London. Ghana Society UK, Ghana Union UK organised the commemorations which was supported by Ghana High Commission UK and sponsored by Diaspora Insurance.It was a display of colourful traditions and culture. The last time an event like this took place in the UK to bring together all traditional rulers was some… Read More
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Ghana UK community showcase rich culture in traditional leaders durbar

By Paidashe MandivengereiTHE Ghanaian community in the UK will on May 28 commemorate their home country’s 65th independence anniversary with a traditional durbar of chiefs and queens.The event dubbed ’65th Ghana Independence Anniversary Special Edition: Traditional Durbar of Chiefs and Queens’ will be held at Broadwater Farm Community Centre, Adams Road in London.Ghana Society UK, Ghana Union UK is organising the commemorations supported by Ghana High Commission UK and sponsored by Diaspora Insurance.Guests will be treated to Ghanaian cuisines, drinks and rich traditional poetry, choral songs, African Saxo Jazz and acrobatic displays.The event will be divided into two segments, a… Read More
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Help us Repatriate Weldon’s body back to the UK

A few words from Rosemarie

Dear All

As you may be aware, Weldon Alfred Robinson sadly passed away unexpectedly in hospital – whilst on holiday in Accra, Ghana in the early hours of the morning on the 18th December 2021.

We all thought he had so many more years ahead of him as he was only 57 years old.

We are all shocked and heartbroken about losing him and he will be sadly missed, in particular by his 2 children, Priscilla, and Jeremiah.
Weldon was a father, brother, son, partner, uncle, cousin, and a good friend to so many of… Read More

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Diaspora Insurance backs Ghanaian Londoners Networking Event

The Ghanaian community living in the United Kingdom under the banner Ghanaian Londoners Network on December 9 came together for their annual networking event headline sponsored by Diaspora Insurance. The ‘Ghana Pre Christmas Networking Event London’ hosted by property developer, Nannette Della was held at the Fitzrovia Hotel in London with Covid-19 protocols observed. The event which included a variety of activities from business networking, socialising, a round of quiz all to the joy of high spirited networkers wrapped up Ghanaian Londoners’ year. Guest speakers: Chris Nii Abbosey, Philip Osei-Hwere, Isaac Prempeh, Adwoa Agyemang and Diaspora Insurance Founder and CEO,… Read More
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Diaspora Insurance sponsors Miss Africa Great Britain 2021

It was a Friday evening in east London. It was getting dark and chilly. A snaking queue of excited people is forming outside the grand Royal Regency Hall in Manor Park. Security was at the gate, checking tickets and issuing wristbands. Inside, the hall was even grander, with huge golden chandeliers hanging from the decorated high ceilings. Beautiful African vibes filled the hall. It was the Grand Finale of the Miss Africa Great Britain 2021. 17 finalists from 17 African countries were competing that night and one of them was going to be crowned the Miss Africa GB 2021, not… Read More
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Diaspora Insurance steering the Miss Africa Great Britain event

Diaspora Insurance is proud to be sponsoring the finals of Miss Africa Great Britain 2021. The event with contestants from various African countries will take place on the 5th of November in London at the prestigious Royal Regency Hall, Contestants were drawn from UK residents of African origin, countries ranging from Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Burundi, Rwanda, Tanzania, Ethiopia,  Mozambique, DRC, Eswatini, Namibia, and many more. “As Diaspora Insurance, we are only playing our party in contributing to community initiatives involving the Diaspora communities,” said Diaposra Insurance Director, Dr. Sibert Mandega, Diaspora Insurance is… Read More
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Shona Ferguson Passes Away … Africa robbed of a film icon

According to Sunday World, Connie Ferguson’s husband, Shona, has passed away. Shona passed away at the Milpark private hospital in Johannesburg on Friday afternoon. The media mogul was admitted there last week after suffering from chest pains. It was later discovered that he had heart problems and he underwent a major heart operation. A source to the family confirmed the matter. “I can confirm that he just died. Connie is busy with the funeral arrangements,” said the source. Attempts to solicit comments from Connie drew a blank as her phone, understandably, just rang unanswered. Earlier this week, Sunday World reported… Read More
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How fathers of African origin are coping in the Diaspora – Unpacking the challenges

IT IS Fathers’ Day this Sunday, 20 June. Fatherhood is not only a blessing and a full-time assignment that transcends time but an eternal calling. Are the diaspora fathers living up to the challenge or are they caught in a conundrum of socio-dynamics eroding the ‘head of the house’ power-base? Is traditional fatherhood under siege and being debased by a silent socio-phenomenon? The diaspora fatherhood challenges are immense and to unpack the evolving challenges, a panel of experts will on Saturday 19 June at 7 pm UK time tackle the issues head-on as a part of celebrating Fathers’ Day. Hosted… Read More
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