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AFRICAN HERO – Dr. Thomas O. Mensah

This edition of African Hero is Dr. Thomas O. Mensah, a Ghanaian-American chemical engineer and inventor. He is hailed as one of the greatest minds of the 20th century. His pioneering work in fibre optics and nanotechnology laid the foundation…

AFRICAN HERO – PATRICE LUMUMBA

This edition of Our African Hero features Patrice Émery Lumumba, a Congolese politician and independence leader who served as the first prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Take a listen to learn more about the life and…

AFRICAN HERO – TAMBA DAVID MACKIEU

This edition of our African Hero features Tamba David Mackieu, the founder and executive director of the Men’s Association for Gender Equality Sierra Leone. The organization is a registered national Non-governmental Organization and an active Men Engage Africa and Men…

AFRICAN HERO – JOHN OKAFOR AKA MR IBU

In this edition of our African Hero, we spotlight John Okafor, affectionately known as “Mr. Ibu”. He has transcended the realm of entertainment to become an African hero whose legacy extends far beyond the silver screen. Born on October 17,…

AFRICAN HERO – ALIKO DANGOTE

In this edition we look at the richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, born on April 10, 1957, in Kano, Nigeria, who is a towering figure in the realm of African business and entrepreneurship. His journey from humble beginnings to…

AFRICAN HERO – AMON KOTEI

In this edition of our African Hero, we embark on a journey into the life and legacy of Amon Kotei, a visionary artist and designer of Ghana’s Coat of Arms. Kotei was a prolific artist who explored various mediums, including…

AFRICAN HERO – KALUSHA BWALYA

Taking the spotlight in this edition of African Hero, is former Zambian footballer, Kalusha Bwalya, one of Africa’s greatest footballers. The former superstar player is Zambia’s eight-most capped player and third on the list of all time-top goal scorers behind…

AFRICAN HERO – JOHN EVANS ATTA MILLS

This edition of African Hero spotlights John Evans Fiifi Atta Mills, a Ghanaian politician and legal scholar who served as President of Ghana from 2009 until his death in 2012. He was inaugurated on 7 January 2009, having defeated the…