Month: April 2021

The Business of Fashion, the Internet & Corporate Style – with UK’s Susie Bubble

The meteoric rise of Zionfelix, GhKwaku,RonnieIsEverywhere, thousands of Instagram shops and tens of thousands of social media influencers are products of millions of Ghanaians running to the internet when the pandemic started. During the lockdown, the internet wasinescapable. The impact of this on retailers in the short term has been divided. Those offering essential items such as food and cleaning products experienced high demand. But non-essential retailers such as those selling clothes and clothing …

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PRISCILLA DEDE KITSIKPUI: A LEADING WOMAN IN BANKING

The banking industry is a century-old machinery historically dominated by men. In the modern world, women are gradually changing the narrative. Priscilla Dede Kitsikpui is a product of the University of Ghana where she studied sociology & philosophy. Before that, she attended Krobo Girls’ Senior High School to study General Arts after having her junior …

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MEET OPPONG CLIFFORD BENJAMIN: FROM UNEMPLOYED GRADUATE TO SELF-MADE CEO

Oppong Clifford Benjamin is a civil engineer and project manager. He has years of experience working as a Civil Engineer, Project Manager, Site Manager, and Construction supervisor in the field of civil constructions, GIS, water distribution networks, geotechnical engineering, and soil lab tests. Today, he’s the founder and CEO for OCB WOODS SOLUTIONS. When he …

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NEXTFLIX RELEASES SERIES ON YASUKE THE BLACK SAMURAI STARRING LAKEITH STANFIELD

The legend of Yasuke, the only ever recorded Black Samurai in the history of Japan has been adapted into a 6 episode series by Netflix. Reports have it that Chadwick Boseman before he passed, was slated to play him in a live-action film. However, director LeSean Thomas, the director behind fan favourites “The Boondocks” and “Black Dynamite” …

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CLARISSA NAA DEDEI BOTCHWEY: WINNER OF GHANA’S MOST BEAUTIFUL 2020 GIVES SCHOLARSHIP TO GIRLS

Clarissa Naa Dedei Botchwey is the 2020 winner of the Ghana’s Most Beautiful pageant. But behind the glamour of pageantry is a successful and inspiring young woman. After receiving primary school education at Daras Preparatory School, she attended Accra Girls High School where she studied General Arts. She later got admission into Central University to …

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UGANDAN ACTOR DANIEL KALUUYA WINS BIG AT THE 2021 OSCARS

Daniel Kaluuya, a Ugandan-British actor has been honoured with the award for Best Supporting actor at the 2021 Oscars for his work in the 2021 film Judas and the Black Messiah. Kaluuya, who has been active since he was 9 years old achieved a career breakthrough after starring in the critically acclaimed film Get Out, which got him …

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NIGERIA’S USMAN KAMARU WINS WORLD WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE AGAIN

Nigerian mixed martial arts fighter Kamaru Usman in a fight against his American colleague Jorge Masvidal, has proved to the world why he is the UFC World Welterweight champion. In the early hours of Sunday April 25th, Usman knocked out Masvidal in the second round of the fight to reclaim his worldwide title. The event, …

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CYCLIST REUBEN BEKOE TO RIDE FROM TAKORADI TO ACCRA TO RAISE FUNDS FOR CHARITY

Ghanaian cyclist Reuben Griffiths Bekoe today announced that he will be riding from Takoradi to Accra, a journey of some 237 kilometres to raise funds for charity organisations in the country. In the statement he issued announcing this, he implored Ghanaians and everyone moved by his initiative to donate GHS 10 for every kilometre he …

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MEET DR THOMAS MENSAH, THE GHANAIAN INVENTOR RESPONSIBLE FOR WORLDWIDE INTERNET

Thomas Mensah is a Ghanaian-American materials scientist, chemical engineer and inventor who is responsible for fiber optics, a technology that revolutionised the internet, and nanotechnology as it is today. Born in Kumasi, Ghana to J.K. Mensah, a cocoa merchant who traded with chocolate manufacturers in France, Thomas was fluent in French, and won the Concours Français National French competition in Ghana in 1968 and in …

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