Edward Asare

Edward Asare

Motivation: Let Me Tell You My “COULDN’T” Story – Ajibola “Jibs” Abitoye

Once every few times, even the best of us need a reminder that nothing is beyond our reach. That reminder could be in the form of a story, an experience or even a person. Whichever form it comes in, the motivation is important for growth and development. Here’s a story to motivate us all, as …

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Meet Dr Jordan Simpson, The Man Who Beat Damning Prognosis To Graduate Cum Laude

It is still graduation season in many parts of the world and thanks to the internet, various inspiring stories have been brought to light to motivate and inspire us all in various ways. One such story is that of Jordan Simpson, graduating cum laude as a Doctor of Pharmacy. Jordan’s story is remarkable in that, …

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Meet Mojib Olasupo Baruwa: From Nigeria To The Central Bank of Canada In 1 Year

Moving to a new country can be a daunting undertaking. Moving to another continent to chase a dream can even seem harder. But that is exactly what Mojib Olasupo Baruwa, a young Nigerian man did. After leaving a job at the central Bank of Nigeria to move permanently to Canada, Mojib in exactly a year …

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Meet Mercy Oyinnua Osayi: From Asokoro To Graduating With Distinction In Medicine From Birmingham University

Humble beginnings have always been motivation to achieve more. From Asokoro in Abuja, a young Nigerian woman has worked her way to become a medical doctor in Birmingham, UK with distinction and various other awards. Mercy Oyinnua Osayi is a product of Community Secondary School in Asokoro, Abuja-Nigeria. After graduating from secondary school, she attended …

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In Focus: Ghana Joins The United Nations Security Council As A Non-Permanent Member

Ghana, the black star of Africa has been elected to the United Nations Security Council. This comes closely on the heels of Ghana being the first African country to begin COVID vaccination through the COVAX initiative. The Security Council is a body of 15 members, five of which are permanent and have veto power: the United States, …

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Wendy Laryea Holds Menstrual Hygiene Education Forum For Basic School Students

Multiple award-winning Ghanaian journalist Wendy Atswei Laryea, in a bid to contribute to menstrual health and awareness on the issue in Ghana through her NGO Inspire to Rise organised a forum at the Adweso  SDA Basic School in the Eastern Region. As reproductive health education is largely left to the education system, it is important that …

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From Homicide Survivor to Psychology Graduate: Meet Salma Ayisha Yakubu – As Told By Emma Morrison

This is Salma Ayisha Yakubu.  I call her my niece,  my daughter.  Her mother and I have known each other since primary school days.  We are still very close and we also live in the same neighbourhood. I am proud of Salma, and she has taught me a few things.  I will get to that …

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Meet Ndubuisi Ekekwe, The Nigerian Engineer Who Co-designed The iPhone and iPad’s Sensor

After it was released in 2007, the iPhone has become one of the most used brand of smartphones across the world. Every few years, a new model is unveiled with much fanfare, pomp and pageantry. Little known is the fact that a Nigerian co-designed one of the most important features of the iPhone. Ndubuisi Ekekwe, …

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Harvard-bound Verda Tetteh Turns Down $40,000 Scholarship To Help The Needy

Verda Tetteh, a 17-year-old Ghanaian-American high school graduate is causing waves in the media after turning down a USD 40,000 scholarship, opting for it to be given to someone else who has more need for it. As class speaker for her graduating year group at Fitchburg High School, Verda, a straight A’s student applied for …

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86-year-old Grandmother Finally Graduates With a Master’s Degree From Lincoln University

In the pursuit of one’s dreams and aspirations, one has to be prepared to go all the way to the end. Consistency, persistence and single-mindedness to achieve it all no matter whatsoever happens along the way is important. One can never be too young or too old to chase the things that keep them up …

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