THE VOICE OF THE GHANAIAN DIASPORA

2020 Summer Paralympics: Meet The Trio of Black Stars Who Inspired The World in Tokyo

From Wednesday, August 25th to September 5th, some of the world’s most elite disabled athletes participated in the world’s most notable international multi-sport event, the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. These unique two weeks allowed these extraordinary athletes to compete for gold and, more importantly, showcase their dedication, resilience and training through adversity and uncertainty throughout …

Africa’s Vaccine Crisis: Should We Make Our Own Vaccines To Fight Corruption?

Africa’s Vaccine Crisis. The imbalance between rich and poor countries has been ever-present during the pandemic, with rich nations buying their uptake of COVID-19 vaccines and then some. With that said, the third wave has now arrived in Africa with nations like South Africa being among the most affected. Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) reiterates the need for Africa to manufacture its own vaccines calling for Africa to become more independent in its own uptake.

#GhanaMades50: Nadia Takyiwaa-Mensah

In 2010, British-born Ghanaian Ms Nadia Takyiwaa-Mensah had a spiritual calling and moved to Ghana, West Africa, with her 4-month-old son, where she established a marketing agency named Sixth Sense which successfully won their first account with Vodafone Ghana after 2 months of being in operation. This win and successful execution was the beginning of …

#GhanaMades50: Mz Dru

Mz Dru is a presenter, voice-over artist and youth empowerment advocate. After making the move to return home to Ghana from the UK nearly 3 years ago she really has made her mark. Mz Dru has worked with some prominent brands and been a brand ambassador, presented on top television and radio stations, MC’d at …

#GhanaMades50: Babette Van Aalst

Babette is the CEO and founder of Loaves & Fish Advertising agency & LF studios, as well as the author of ‘Lost in the Redd’. She is of Ghanaian and  Dutch descent. She is currently based in Ghana and the UK. She is also the mother of an amazing 4-year-old.  Babette has been in the …

#GhanaMades50: Anna Acheampong

Anna Acheampong is a YouTuber as well as a mother of two. Only knowing Amsterdam/the Netherlands as her homeland, Acheampong decided that in 2020, when COVID hit, it was time to take her journey back. Starting The Acheampong Family Youtube channel a year ago, Acheampong vlogs the journey of her family’s move back to Ghana. …

#GhanaMades50: Christina Nimely

Christina Nimely is a Ghanaian business owner who was born in New York City. She has two successful brands founded in 2017 and 2019. Her first brand is a skincare brand, SkinByAme, offering natural skin care products with an emphasis on natural beauty and self-care. Her second brand is a clothing company, Amé Et Emy. …

#GhanaMades50: Ama k Abebrese

Ama K. Abebrese is an award-winning actress, TV Presenter and Producer. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Drama from St Mary’s University, Twickenham. In 2011, she won ‘Best Actress in a Lead Role’ at the ‘Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA)’ for her stellar performance in ‘Sinking Sands.   Her film credits include …

#GhanaMades50: Ashley Owusu

Born in 2001, Ashley is already making headlines as a Ghanaian-American college women’s basketball player. She plays for the Maryland Terrapins of The Big Ten Conference, the oldest Division I collegiate athletic conference in the USA. She plays as a shooting guard. Ashley is currently a University of Maryland student majoring in Letters and Sciences. …

#GhanaMades50: Nana Agyemang

Nana Agyemang is a multimedia journalist, creative strategist and digital marketer based in New York. She graduated with an MA from Columbia University in multimedia storytelling specializing in fashion and diversity.  Her modus operandi is centred on building long-lasting brands through inspiring content. She is able to do this because of her in-depth knowledge of …

#GhanaMades50: Tamyra Mensah-Stock

Tamyra Mensah-Stock is a professional wrestler currently representing the United States competing for gold in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Tamyra holds the world title in the women’s 68kg class which came after 3 successive gold medals in the 2019 World Wrestling Championships.  The Chicago-born olympian is an extraordinary athlete and arguably the biggest star in …