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Meet the Tanzanian inventor who knows how to bring ideas to life

When he was 16 years old, Bernard Kiwia designed and built his own film projector using local materials. “That was the first thing I ever made,” he remembers. “I like finding out how technology...

Dentaa Amoateng MBE is Recipient of T.A.D’s Honorary Award for Services to Community Development.

On Friday the 15th of March 2019, The African Diaspora Awards (T.A.D) Committee and Panel held an awards dinner at the Albermarle Suite at The Grosvenor House Hotel in Mayfair. The T.A.D ceremony celebrates,...

Rebecca Enonchong: a Heavyweight in African Tech

Named in 2017 as one of the  100 Most Influential Africans in SCIENCE, TECH & INNOVATION  by the New African Magazine and Jeune Afrique’s 50 Most Influential Africans, Rebecca Enonchong has dedicated her career to promoting tech in Africa. Enonchong, is the Chair...

Turning a fresh water supply problem into a business: Lessons from two entrepreneurs in...

The early challenges of not having fresh drinking water in their homes in Kenya gave way to an idea that would lead Yvonne Nkatha, Wangui Kagera and their three business partners to set up Gambino Bottling,...

Black girl magic does it again as Kylie Jenner is dethroned as “self made...

What a good time to be black! 2018 is the year of Black Excellence and with half of the year already gone, it seems there’s no telling what bigger news can come out as the...

Meet The Man Behind The Multi-million Dollar Niche Cocoa Business In Ghana

Ghanaians are gradually warming up to a ‘new’ taste of indigenous chocolates other than the traditional chocolates they’ve been accustomed to over decades. The relatively new brand, Niche Chocolates over the past few years has...

Meet The World’s First Black Woman Cruise Ship Captain

Back in the not-so-good-old days of cruising, women were considered to be bad luck on ships, a distraction to the crew and an anger to the seas. Until the 1970s, many professional maritime academies didn't admit women, and there were no...

A good idea comes to fruition

A few years ago, Afie Braimoh was hired from Florida in the US to manage the setup of a juice manufacturing plant in Benue State – Nigeria’s acclaimed “food basket” – where she learnt that many...

In Ghana, new updated mud houses could be the future

Joelle Eyeson, co-founder of Hive Earth, explains the housing challenges in Ghana. Could using the traditional 'rammed earth' technique point the way to affordable eco-housing in the future? DW: What is the mission of your...

Meet Maxwell Kofi Lee, A JHS Graduate & Young Successful Mango Farmer

ModernGhana.com has filed a personality profile on, Maxwell Kofi Lee, a Mango Farmer, Footballer and a Junior High School (JHS) graduate of the Sra Presbyterian Basic School at Trom in the Yilo Krobo District of Somanya...