Politics

Meet Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi, Nigeria’s Female Presidential Aspirant for 2023

Since the events of October 2020, the Nigerian youth have assumed active participation in the management of their country. The #EndSARS protests kickstarted a movement that has been years in the making, giving the people of the country an opportunity to hold the oligarchy accountable. Even though there were and still are some issues of …

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Meet Dr. Edjah K. Nduom, The Ghanaian Son Twice Appointed By The US Government To Lead Medical Innovation

Edjah K. Nduom, the second son of Ghanaian businessman and politician, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom has been named by US President Joe Biden to lead the Cancer Moonshot project to curb cancer deaths. A renowned neurosurgical oncologist in the United States of America, he was appointed at the relaunch of the programme at the White House on Wednesday, February …

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Eric Edem Agbana Named As Fellow of the Maiden Young African Leaders of The European University Institute

Young Ghanaian politician and social entrepreneur, Eric Edem Agbana, is among 17 young leaders and changemakers selected from across Africa to benefit from the maiden edition of the Young African Leaders’ fellowship of the European University Institute. The three months fellowship saw the fellows sharpening their leadership skills, while receiving training from prominent political and …

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Mastercard Foundation & Africa CDC’s Saving Lives and Livelihoods Initiative Delivers 1.2 Million Vaccines to Ghana

The Mastercard Foundation and Africa CDC jointly announced that 1.2 million vaccines purchased under the Saving Lives and Livelihoods initiative have landed in Ghana and are set for distribution. The shipment is part of a first tranche of vaccines to be delivered under the initiative. The Through Saving Lives and Livelihoods, the Mastercard Foundation is purchasing vaccines for more than 65 million people across Africa. Thevaccines will be distributed within …

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H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo Named Forbes African of The Year

The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Akufo-Addo has been named the Forbes African of the year for 2021. This announcement was made on the official Twitter page of the American ranking giant, revealing their latest print issue containing a one on one special with the president. “Nana Akufo-Addo, Ghana’s President, has …

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Barbados Elects First President Ever, Dame Sandra Mason

Barbados, a former British protectorate has finally made the move to become a republic, joining Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago in breaking free of past colonial ties. Removing the Queen of England as the head of state, the new republic had to elect a President. Sandra Prunella Mason, the last Governor General of the island …

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All About Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong, President Joe Biden’s California District Court Judge Nominee

Maame Ewusi-Mensah Frimpong was born and raised in the United States to Kwaku Ewusi-Mensah and Theodora Ewusi-Mensah, a Ghanaian immigrant couple. Maame earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard University in 1997 and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 2001. From 2001 to 2002, she served as a law clerk for Judge Stephen Reinhardt of the United States Court of Appeals for the …

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Meet Patience Masua, The 22-year-old Namibian Member of Parliament

The youth are more often than not referred to as “Future Leaders”, denoting that they will get their chance at leadership in the either near or distant future, in the absence of today’s leaders. But in Namibia, they are trying to change this by making the youth part of governance and leadership today. At 22 …

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Meet Dr Prince Hamid Armah, PhD, The Young Ghanaian Legislator & Educator

Dr Prince Hamid Armah is a Ghanaian educator and politician with almost twenty years of experience in teaching, research, consulting and policy engagement in the education sector in both Ghana and the United Kingdom. He is a member of Parliament in Ghana’s eighth parliament, representing Kwesimintsim constituency in the Western Region. Dr Armah holds a …

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