Day: February 27, 2022

Meet Emmanuel Amehaga, The Young Engineer Behind the 5-in-1 Neonatal Bed

A newborn baby dies in Ghana once every 15 minutes, according to UNICEF. That is approximately 29,000 newborn deaths each year, many of which are the result of breathing difficulties. Every year in Ghana around 140,000 babies—14 percent—are born premature and 8,400 of these preterm babies die in under 30 days. Like many other developing countries, …

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Meet Ghanaian-born Prof. Kwame Anthony Appiah Taking Over as President of the American Academy of Arts & Letters

Kwame Anthony Appiah, professor of philosophy and law at New York University, has been elected president of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He’s the first son of deceased Ghanaian Stateman and Politician, Joe Appiah and his British high society wife Peggy Cripps. Kwame Anthony Appiah was educated at the University Primary School at the Kwame Nkrumah …

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