Dr Oku Ampofo was a world acclaimed sculptor and a renowned allopathic medical practitioner from Ghana. He excelled in both sculptural arts and medical practice so much that it is difficult to place him in one field of his life and live the other. Dr Ampofo founded the center for scientific and herbal research into […]
A Pan-Africanist, Frantz Phanon is one of the most widely read and influential thinkers whose writings include ‘the wretched of the earth’, which supported the decolonization struggles occurring after World War II. He is notable for his passionate analyses of the human impulse towards freedom in the colonial context.
She was a dynamic Ghanaian entrepreneur who as co-founder, (1979) and head of ‘womens’ world banking’, pioneered the practice of micro lending, providing tiny loans to small home-based businesses, usually those run by women in less-developed countries. She was the first president of the Ghana industries association (GIA). During the Beijing women’s conference, the chairperson, […]
Kwame Nkrumah was the Prime Minister and first President of Ghana. He led the people of Ghana (the gold coast) to independence from British colonial rule in 1957. He was a firm believer and ardent advocate of the ‘African personality’, a concept which he felt was a must after centuries of slavery and colonization. During […]