Success Stories

Sincerely Accra Wins A Share Of $100k Spotify Africa Podcast Fund

Ghanaian podcast show, Sincerely Accra—produced by Kwame Asante Ofori and hosted by Joseph Nti, has been declared by Spotify as a recipient of its 2022 Africa Podcast Fund. The popular podcast focuses on urban life in Accra, Ghana’s capital. It hosts a variety of personalities and fascinating, diverse debates inspired by both the speakers’ viewpoints …

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Meet the young Ghanaian under 17 who won 500,000 USD for her waste management project

 Schmidt Futures, Rhodes Trust and AIMS Announce Second Cohort of Rise Global Winners: One Hundred Brilliant 15- to 17-Year-Olds Supported with Benefits to Serve Others for Life Meet Henrietta N.A. Boateng whose strong desire is to tackle the plastic crisis facing Ghana and Africa. She is Ghana’s first winner of the RISE Award and is under 17.  …

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How Bernard Sokpe’s #Africatotheworld positively influenced Twitter Africa

Twitter made an announcement about expanding to Africa and opening a regional office in Ghana sometime in April 2021. It came as a surprise to the continent that Ghana was picked ahead of Nigeria to host Twitter’s headquarters. The social media giant’s decision, however, was in view of the fact that Ghana supports “free speech, …

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Zakiya Ahmed Crowned As Miss Malaika ’22

After 13 weeks of friendly competition, Zakiya Ahmed was crowned queen and winner of the Emerald season of Miss Malaika 2022, with Yayra and Becky coming in first and second place, respectively. Zakiya Ahmed is a psychology student at the University of Ghana, Legon and a style influencer. She is the first Muslim to be …

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Portia Gabor Crowned As Journalist Of The Year

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) held its annual award ceremony on Saturday, November 12, 2022, at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra. Portia Gabor of Media General (TV3) was named “Journalist of the Year,” in addition to other honors. This was her first time receiving such a prestigious award. She was adjudged the “Health …

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DJ Vyrusky Wins ” DJ Of The Year” and “Best Southern Zone DJ.”

This year’s Ghana DJ Awards was held on Saturday, November 5, at the Silver Star Tower, acknowledging the best DJs and songs of the year with the industry’s greatest icons, the most visible mixtapes, and the most impactful personalities. DJ Vyrusky led this year’s award ceremony on Saturday by winning two awards, the biggest honor …

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Avance Media announces 2022 100 Most Influential African Women

Leading African PR & Rating firm, Avance Media has announced the 4th & 2022 edition of its annual publication of 100 Most Influential African Women to celebrate African women in leadership inspiring the next generation. The list made up of prominent women represents African women breaking the bias across the world and includes 2 Presidents, …

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ABSA Bank Emerged As Bank Of The Year At The 33rd CIMG Awards

Absa Bank has won “Bank of the Year” for the second time in a row at the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIMG) awards, which was recently held in Ghana’s capital, Accra, and themed “Creative Marketing and Innovation in a Volatile Global Economy”. During the fiscal year under review, the bank accomplished a number of industry …

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Ursula Owusu-Ekuful Declared Digital Leader Of The Year 2022

Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister for Communications and Digitalisation (MoCD), has been named Digital Leader of the Year for the second time in a row at the 12th Ghana Information Technology and Telecom Awards (GITTA), which took place on October 21, 2022, at the Movenpick Hotel in Accra. This was in recognition of her outstanding contribution …

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