Category Archives: Opinion Editorials

Cryptocurrency: How The Uptake In Developing Countries Has Surged Since 2020.

The boom of cryptocurrency in Africa, how crypto adoption surged over 1,200% doing so well that many now look to cryptocurrency instead of the unstable Naira currency of Nigeria. As a result of cryptocurrency being so successful, Nigeria and Ghana are now in a sprint towards who will have their own digital currency first. I cryptocurrency the future of Africa, or is it only a passing trend? Only time will tell.

The Spirit of Sankofa: Ghana x Haiti

Sankofa is a word from the Akan people of Ghana that translates to “retrieve” or, more literally, “to go back and get it”. It is a saying that expresses the importance of reaching back to past knowledge and bringing it into the present to make positive progress. Although there is a common understanding of the …

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: Dior Bediako

Dior Bediako is the founder of Pepper Your Talk, a phy-gital platform for young fashion creatives. Why phy-gital? Because through PYT, she aims to create as many physical experiences offline and in real life, as she does digitally. In 2017, she founded The Junior Network, fashion’s first member’s club for young professionals. With the help …

#GhanaMade50: Amelia Quaye

Amelia Quaye is an entrepreneur and qualified real estate agent from Atlanta, Georgia, who used her years of pre-med science education to aid her in building a prolific skincare business during the pandemic. Before her recent success in skincare, Amelia was always a consistent, enterprising woman. Moving to Dubai to work as a teacher, becoming …

#GhanaMades50: Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh

Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh is a Ghanaian business leader and the Regional General Manager for IBM Africa in charge of North, East and West Africa where she pioneers some of the largest business deals in the region, – the first African woman to ever hold this mantle. She graduated from Harvard Business School in Leadership Development, and …

#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: Scilla Owusu

At 24, the young music video director already counts A-list stars such as Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Burna Boy and Fuse ODG among her clients. She has also worked with global brands such as Patoranking, Mr Eazi & Davido. Scilla’s acuity, storytelling skills, creative capacity and meticulousness have transformed the music industry, rightly positioning audiovisuals as an …