Diaspora Insurance News

London Ghana Seventh Day Adventist Church inaugurates RICHMO MEDIA

On Saturday 18th June 2022, RICHMO MEDIA was inaugurated at the London Ghana Seventh Day Adventist Church Complex in Newham, E13 8NF. Saturdays are sacred days for the Adventist, it’s a day to gather to worship their maker. This Saturday was particularly special as hundreds of people from different parts of london and across the UK were present at the church to celebrate the inauguration of the media house. RICHMO MEDIA is the first media house in the UK which has an affiliation to the SDA CHURCH. The church was full of joy and great excitement. The event was treated… Read More
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Dame Deborah James: Cancer campaigner dies aged 40

BBC The cancer campaigner, blogger, broadcaster and former teacher, Dame Deborah James, has died aged 40. She had been receiving end-of-life care for bowel cancer at home and had raised millions for cancer research. The host of the BBC’s You, Me and the Big C podcast was given a damehood in May in recognition of her fundraising. Dame Deborah, a mother of two, was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016. Her family described her as “amazing” and an “inspiration”. They announced her death in a post on her Instagram page. “We are deeply saddened to announce the death of Dame… Read More
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UK: Family still in mourning as ‘kind and passionate’ son dies suddenly aged 22

By NewZimbabwe.com & Leicestermercury.co.uk BIRMINGHAM: A family is coming to terms with the shock of suddenly losing their son. Leeroy Gotami, a former De Montfort University student died in May, aged 22. He had been a popular student and a friend to many, leaving a “huge void” in the lives of those he interacted with. He had completed an Audio Recording and Technology degree at DMU with his mind set on a career as a radio presenter. Leeroy – who suffered from seizures – died on Saturday, May 21. The cause of his death is yet to be confirmed. His… Read More
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Leeroy Gotami fundraiser to support his family

Josh Sandiford is organizing this fundraiser on behalf of Pamela Mashingauta. Our beloved Leeroy Gotami was taken from us last week. He was just 22 years old. Leeroy was a young man with infectious energy and a gorgeous smile who lived life to the full and then some. He has left a huge void in the lives of everyone lucky enough to have interacted with him both in-person and online. Leeroy had a passion for music and was a talented Christian musician and songwriter. He studied Audio and Recording Technology at De Montfort University in Leicester and dreamed of becoming… Read More
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Dr Alex Tawanda Magaisa

Estelle Adams-Stone is organizing this fundraiser.Zimbabwe’s leading public intellectual, lawyer and political analyst, Dr Alex Tawanda Magaisa, died from a cardiac arrest on Sunday morning in the United Kingdom.As is in African Culture, This Go-Fund is theplatform created for Chema.Chema is an African tradition.The proceeds are going to his family.Click here to donateDiaspora Insurance republishes GoFundMe campaigns that are in the public domain as a community service to help spread the word for needs, especially about Africans living in the diaspora.ABOUT DIASPORA INSURANCEDiaspora Insurance is the provider of the bespoke Diaspora Funeral Cash Plan, a funeral cover designed for Africans… Read More
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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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Zimbabwe Midwives and Nurses Association (ZiMNA-UK) commemorates Covid-19 pandemic victims

THE global COVID-19 pandemic which began in the later part of 2019 in China, left a huge trail of devastation as it swept across the globe. Nothing was spared; the global economy was brought to its knees as virtually all industries were shut down. Healthcare workers risked their lives as they battled to save dying patients on the wards and in Intensive Care Units with little or no protection. As a result, many lost their lives during the pandemic and those that survived suffered a lot of psychological trauma. It is with this in mind that ZiMNA-UK held a remembrance… Read More
team4dfiZimbabwe Midwives and Nurses Association (ZiMNA-UK) commemorates Covid-19 pandemic victims

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
team4dfiGhana UK community showcase rich culture in traditional leaders durbar

DJs face off in Zimbabwe Cup Clash UK

By Paidashe MandivengereiUNITED KINGDOM based DJs will clash in battles of supremacy in dancehall, amapiano and afrobeats genres at the annual Zimbabwe Cup Clash UK 2022 on May 28.The event headlined by Zimdancehall maestros Killer T and Enzo Ishall will be held at the Shine Star Banqueting Suite in Wolverhampton and kicks off at 2100hours to 0400hours.DJs Fistoz, Skayy and Chief will clash in the ‘Amapiano Heavyweights Battle’, Starbwoy and Firelox in the ‘Dancehall – Settlement of Argument’ and DJs Mel, Codeless and Latria Blues in the ‘Afrobeats Battle’.Winners will walk away with £1 500.The highly anticipated clash has lined… Read More
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UK: ‘How do we deserve such punishment’ – distraught father at moving funeral for 3 family members killed in Zim road crash

By Gilbert NyambabvuBIRMINGHAM: “It’s hard to understand why we would have deserved such punishment,” said Thompson Zendera, voice firm and yet brittle; the agony, or anger perhaps, palpable.Wearing a sharp suit in the black of grief, Zendera was addressing a mournful and still-shocked audience which packed Leicester’s Blessed Sacrament Roman Catholic Church Thursday morning.Between Zendera and his audience were three caskets; silent, snow white and yet a taunting reminder of the blackness and indifference of fate.In their grim irreversibility, lay the remains of Zendera’s two daughters; Monica Matanda (nee Zendera) who died aged 35 and younger sister Tsitsi who was… Read More
team4dfiUK: ‘How do we deserve such punishment’ – distraught father at moving funeral for 3 family members killed in Zim road crash