Month: June 2022

Dancehall Legend Samini Wins GIMPA SRC ‘22 Presidential Elections

Many A-List Ghanaian celebrities have passed through the corridors of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration. Typically, they work towards their academic degrees and graduate to continue with their various works. This time around, one such celebrity has decided to contribute some changes to the institution before he leaves. Legendary Ghanaian Dancehall / …

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Colombia Elects 1st Black Vice President & Her Name is Francia Márquez, A Former Houskeeper

The South American nation of Colombia has made history as Francia Elena Márquez Mina, a 40-year-old Black Colombian woman has been elected as the Vice President of the country. This makes Francia the first ever Black person to even be close to the presidency, and the second woman to hold the Vice President office in …

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Patrick Kumeshina, Graduate Student at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), Lands Internship with the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Patrick Kumeshina, a second-year MBA Marketing student at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS), had landed an internship engagement with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group in Washington, DC. Among the thousands of people who applied for the internship, Patrick was the best throughout the process, and he has been …

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UBA Ghana Donates Books To Aburi Girls And Methodist Girls To Mark Day of The African Child

On 16th June 1976, over ten thousand black school children in Soweto, South Africa marched to protest the poor quality of their education and demanded their right to be taught in their own language. Per reports, hundreds of young students were shot by the police and more than a hundred people were killed in the …

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African Creatives Call For Copyright Protections, Financing, And Greater Collaboration at IFFAC Roundtable

For centuries, African arts and culture have been exported to the world, often without due credit or payment of any kind. Today, the continent’s creatives – filmmakers and photographers, DJs and designers – are increasingly banding together to fight for copyright protections, fair compensation, and international recognition. These were some of the main themes of …

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Meet Eyram Dunyo, A Communications Graduate & Gifted Musician

A lot of the time, women in music perform specific roles in the background, or at the forefront. However, women instrumentalists are still a rare sight in a lot of places. Meet Eyram Dunyo, a communications graduate and enthusiastic music lover. She is currently serving as a social media accounts executive with a media agency. …

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Famous YouTuber Wode Maya Donates Sewing Machines to Vocational Center

Famous Ghanaian YouTuber Wode Maya has donated sewing machines to a fashion school for young girls and women in the Volta Region of Ghana. Born Berthold Kobby Winkler Ackon, Wode Maya is a Ghanaian YouTube personality, vlogger, digital media influencer and aeronautical engineer. In 2021, he was named one of the Top and Most Influential …

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1st Class Honours in Maritime Engineering; Meet Monica Nancy Candny

The International Maritime Organisation as part of its celebration of Women in Maritime this year outlined structures put in place to attract more women into the industry and to amplify the few who are already in there. According to their website, the maritime industry was a no-go area for women until 1988, when a few …

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Davidal Kobi, Ashesi Graduate Bags 1st Class Honours & A Job with Goldman Sachs

Davidal Kobi is a graduate of Ashesi University having graduated with first class honours after being on the Dean’s list throughout the entirety of her studies. In addition to this, she successfully landed a job with Goldman Sachs (UK) L.L.C. and will be commencing some time soon. Goldman Sachs is an investment bank founded in …

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Meet Lt. Commander Priscilla Dzokoto, The 1st Woman to Command A Ghana Navy Ship

According to the International Maritime Organisation, there is ample evidence that investing in women is the most effective way to lift communities, companies, and even countries. Countries with more gender equality have better economic growth and companies with more women leaders perform better. They also report that today, women represent about 1.2% percent of the …

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