Year of Return: Blacklist star 'Dembe' spotted in Ghana (video)

Year of Return: Blacklist star 'Dembe' spotted in Ghana (video)

American superstar actor Hisham Tawfiq, who is popularly known as Dembe Zuma in the award-winning Hollywood TV series 'The Blacklist' is in Ghana.

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Hisham Tawfiq in 'The Blacklist' TV series acted as Dembe who is the trusted friend, to the main character 'Raymond Reddington'

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In an Instagram post sighted by YEN.com.gh Hisham Tawfiq is seen touring the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park.

He is also heard in the video saying "Yo yo yo. We are out here in Ghana. Kwame Nkrumah museum."

The African American actor also captioned the video saying "Day 1 #Ghana #kwamenkrumah #Africa #History #yearofreturn."

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The 49year- old Hisham Tawfiq is a was born on May 17, 1970.

After his vist to the Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park on his first day, he also stopped at the Republic Bar and enjoyed some palm wine music from Kwan Pa over dinner.

He is also expected to tour the country thoroughly and try to connect to his roots.

Ghana has become the scene of nonstop visits from famous Black American and Carribean celebrities as they pass through to mark the 'Year of Return', an initiative set aside by the government to commemorate 400 years of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown, Virginia.

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The 'Year of Return' initiative will see lots of African-Americans in the diaspora visit Ghana to experience and learn about their roots from Africa.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that famous American rapper, T.I. and his wife had visited the Elmina Castle as part of their visit to Ghana.

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As part of the on-going 'Year of Return' campaign, T.I. is part of the top American celebrities to have visited Ghana. Since he arrived with his wife and team, T.I. has visited some monumental places and the Elmina Castle happens to be the latest place he has visited.

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