May 15, 2020
Nationwide — Chief Nana Obokese Ampah, founder and CEO of a Year of Return Legacy Project and The Asebu Pan African Village Project, announces the launch of a new institution in Ghana called the Obokese University of Excellence. Obokese University, launching in September 2020, will operate at the intersection of eCommerce and will stress Leadership and Education, Engaging Culture, History, Technology, and Tourism. It will initially be an online digital platform with masterclasses, touring and event experiences, and remote learning. Then as it grows, it will progress into limited classes.
The University will include, among others, the following platforms:
1. An Afrocentric focused entrepreneurial, educational, cultural, and historical institution.
2. Leadership Masterclasses and certifications including; business, political science, African history, business/entrepreneurship, etc.
3. An eCommerce offering branding solutions and a rich array of digital display advertising solutions, strategic marketing, and promotions with the goal of having global buyers discover anything they want to buy – Made in Africa, created in Africa.
4. One of the beneficiaries of the future Motherland Trust initiative that offers a revenue generation tool that is sustainable and financesObokese University and local infrastructure.
5. A strategic partner with the AAGMA (Africa America Global Media Association) for media outreach, branding, and publicity.
Programming will include event experiences like: Guided Tour of Moree, Tour of Asebu Pan African Village, Visit site of Obokese University at Asebu Mframandwe, Visit site of Asebu-Cleveland Juice Factory, Arts and Cultural Introductions and Orientations, Ghanaian Drum/Dance Presentations, Workshops, Lessons and other cultural experiences, including Asebu Bamboo Orchestra, at Asebu Ebu, Cultural Festivals, Protocols, Rituals, Ceremonies, and Spiritual Beliefs and Practices.
Abangye – Moree second week August. Apayamkese – The Festival of the Asebu People Third week November. All of the Asebu towns and villages.
Land for U.S. Citizens to Develop
Okatakyi Dr. Amanfi VII, Paramount Chief of the Asebu Traditional area, has set aside 5,000 acres of land for development of the Asebu Pan-African Village Project (PA Village). They envision this project as the catalyst for encouraging development, resettlements, and collaborations with African descendants throughout the diaspora, but primarily from the United States. To date, the PA Village has been endorsed by the president of Ghana and has generated considerable press, social media coverage, and excitement from all. For more details, visit https://obokese.org/university/