Month: June 2021

Meet Bimbo Ajibola, The Nigerian-South African Pilot Warming Hearts

Bimbo Ajibola is a UK-based pilot with Nigerian and South African heritage. She has been catapulted to public attention through social media and is now an inspiration to many across the world. Born to a South African mother and a Nigerian father, Bimbo has always wanted to be a pilot. Her mother is said to …

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Ghanaian Superstar Stonebwoy Joins Recording Academy Class of 2021

Ghanaian Reggae & Dancehall superstar Stonebwoy has been inducted as a member of the 2021 Recording Academy Class for the Grammy awards. The Recording Academy offers three types of membership. Voting Membership for recording creators, Professional Membership for music businesspeople and GRAMMY U for the next generation aspiring to a career in the music industry. …

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AJ Sarpong Finally Hosts VGMAs 5 Years After Debuting As Production Assistant

Celebrated Ghanaian media personality AJ Sarpong over the weekend hosted the first day of the 2021 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. Debuting at the awards show as a member of the protocol team in charge of organising the event in 2015, AJ finally made it to the big stage after 5 years of consistency. Quite recently, …

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Burna Boy Wins BET Award For Third Consecutive Time

Nigerian musician Damini Ebunoluwa Ogulu, popular known as Burna Boy was, at the 2021 BET Awards, crowned winner of the Best International Act category. This makes it the third consecutive year the Grammy winner has won this award. In the same category with him were Wizkid from Nigeria, Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania, Youssoupha and Aya …

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KiDi, Adina, Hamilton & Others Win Big At The 22nd VGMAs: Here’s A Full List of All Winners

Over the weekend, the 22nd Vodafone Ghana Music Awards was held in Accra, Ghana to recognize and award the contributions of artistes and industry players. The event which took place over two days, Friday 25th and Saturday 26th June 2021 saw performances from acts like Medikal, Kuami Eugene, Kwesi Arthur and Nigerian star Joeboy. Some …

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From Canteen Attendant To Vice President of Uganda, Meet Rtd. Mjr. Jessica Alupo

Women in politics, unlike a few decades ago, has become a noticeable occurrence in African politics. Though strides have been made towards female representation in echelons of power, much is still left to be done. Uganda has been a model country when it comes to women in politics, giving Africa its first female Vice President …

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From Struggling Student To Valedictorian In 10 Years, Meet Sandra A. Martey

10 years seem like a very long time to take chasing an undergraduate degree but that is the story of Sandra A. Martey. From a struggling student to a valedictorian in 10 years, Sandra has shown that one can rarely go wrong chasing what one loves. After her graduation from Wesley Girls High School, Sandra …

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From Secondary School Teacher To 1st Female Prime Minister of Uganda, Meet Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja

Uganda has named the country’s first woman prime minister, Rt. Hon. Robinah Nabbanja. Assuming office on the 21st of June 2021, Nabbanja was nominated by President Yoweri Museveni on the 8th of June and approved by parliament to work as prime minister for the next five years. Only 25 years ago, Nabbanja was a school teacher at Uganda …

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Meet The Twin CEOs of StarLife Assurance and Star Asurance Kakra Duffuor-Nyarko & Boatemaa Barfour-Awuah

Growing up privileged can be a catalyst for success.  Alternatively, it can also be the bane of one’s life.  Ultimately, the onus rests on whoever to make the right choices, adjust their perspective and see the privilege as a tool to be wielded for success.  A prime example are the twin CEOS of StarLife Assurance and Star Assurance, …

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1st Ever Verna Mr & Miss Autism Pageant Held In Ghana, Winners Crowned In Beautiful Photos

Winners of Ghana’s 1st pageant for persons living with autism was held on Saturday, June 19, 2021. The Verna Mr and Miss Autism Ghana 2021 took place at the Airport View Hotel in Accra. The winners were Yacoba Tete-Marmon and Nana Sakyi Addo-Dankwa for the female and male categories respectively. Hon. Abla Dzifa Gomashie (MP …

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