OKYEAME KWAME VISITS MAYOR OF MOUNT VERNON IN NEW YORK

okyeame-kwame-and-mayor-of-mount-vernonGhanaian Rapper Okyeame Kwame is making some giants strives in far away New York.

The self-acclaimed ‘Best Rapper Alive’ who is currently in America, had a rare opportunity to visit Mayor Richard Thomas who is the Mayor of Mount Vernon in New York on Tuesday September 28, 2016.

Inside information available to Nkonkonsa.com indicates that one of the main purposes for Okyeame Kwame’s visit was to discussion advanced ways of taking his Hepatitis B charity project international especially in America to benefit Ghana and Africa in general.

The diplomatic visit was streamed live on the Mayor’s official Facebook page.

Mount Vernon is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States. It lies on the border of the New York City borough of the Bronx. As of the 2010 census, Mount Vernon had a population of 67,292.

Mayor Richard Thomas won the general election for Mt. Vernon Mayor by a landslide 74 percent of the popular vote on Tuesday, November 3, 2015. He is the youngest Mayor in the City’s history.okyeame-kwame-and-mayor-of-mount-vernon-2 okyeame-kwame-and-mayor-of-mount-vernon-1

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BECCA STORMS NEW YORK

Ace Afro Pop rocker and MUSIGA Pro member Becca is to perform at the Global Goals Citizens Festival in New York City on Saturday, September 26. Becca -2

The festival, headlined by Beyoncé, Pearl Jam, Ed Sheeran, and Coldplay, will be held on the Great Lawn of New York City’s Central Park, where 60,000 global citizens will gather.

Becca is among a number of African artistes including Sarkodie, Yemi Alade of Nigeria, Mafikizolo of South Africa and Sauti Sol of Kenya who feature on the African song of the Global Goals Citizens campaign, Tell Everybody.

The Global Goals Citizens campaign involves a plan to end extreme poverty, tackle inequality and reduce the impact of climate change by 2030. This agenda is championed by a group of activists led by the film-maker Richard Curtis, whose Project Everyone initiative – run in partnership with the campaign groups action/2015 and Global Citizen – aims to reach 7 billion in seven days. The whole idea is to push for the full implementation of the agenda by “making the goals famous”.

An excited Becca says, she is delighted at the opportunity to add her voice to such a worthy cause which is line with her own charitable work in Ghana.

Prior to her appearance on Saturday at the Central Park concert, Becca will join a lineup of top performers at an exclusive event for Richard Branson’s Virgin Unite Foundation which will be attended by some of the most powerful citizens on earth.

Source: NKONKONSA.com