Politics

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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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 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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