Quintessentially Ghanaian

Ghanaian Entrepreneur, Esther Afua Ocloo, H...

Apr 18, 2017No Comments

A micro-lending pioneer, Esther Afua Ocloo, is being celebrated by Google on her 98th birthday. She launched her entrepreneurial career as a teenager in the

Jollof For Days: Ghana Is Now Home To The W...

Apr 11, 2017No Comments

In 1957, Ghana became the first African nation to gain independence, and last Sunday, the country earned another very important title: it is now home

Ghanaian Fashion Director Is New Editor-In-...

Apr 10, 2017No Comments

Edward Enninful is the new Editor-In-Chief for British Vogue. British-Ghanaian Enninful succeeds Alexandra Shulman who is set to leave the revered fashion publication after twenty-five

Students Develop Technology To Boost Rice P...

Apr 03, 2017No Comments

A group of tertiary-level students has developed technologies to address challenges of rice production in Ghana. Six teams from the University for Development Studies and

Keeping His Word- Progress Of Shadrack Frim...

Mar 23, 2017No Comments

On June 29th 2015, Rising Africa covered the story of Shadrack Frimpong, a student at University of Pennsylvania and a native of Ghana who won

NCCE Launches National Anthem In 11 Languag...

Mar 16, 2017No Comments

The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) as part of its contributions towards the celebrations of Ghana’s 60th anniversary, has launched the translated versions of

Nana Oforiatta-Ayim And The Encyclopaedia O...

Mar 15, 2017No Comments

African creative Nana Oforiatta-Ayim is at the helm of a project that aims to document African art and culture in a way that has never

Ophelia Crossland Named Swarovski Ambassado...

Mar 14, 2017No Comments

Top Ghanaian fashion designer Ophelia Crossland has been named West African ambassador for international brand, Swarovski. She becomes the first Ghanaian and West African designer

This Ghanaian Art Historian Is Creating A 5...

Mar 14, 2017No Comments

Ghanaian writer and art historian, Nana Oforiatta-Ayim, was a PhD student back in 2009,  when she first conceived the idea of creating a comprehensive archive of African art

Ghanaian-Born Politician Sworn In As Dutch ...

Mar 13, 2017No Comments

History has been made in the Dutch Parliament after Amma Asante, a Ghanaian born-politician became a member of the the Netherlands’ legislature. She will serve

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