Icons of Africa


He is largely regarded as a successful entrepreneur, but few people know the grace from grass humble beginnings story of the soft-spoken Chief Executive of the leading radio stations in the country Peace FM, Okay FM and Hello FM, who marked his fiftieth birthday on Thursday, February 2nd. Born Osei Kwame in 1962 at Agona Wiamoase in the…

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Portrait of Kofi Annan

KOFI A. ANNAN of Ghana , the seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations, served from 1997 to 2006 and was the first to emerge from the ranks of United Nations staff. One of Mr. Annan’s main priorities as Secretary-General w as a comprehensive programme of reform aimed at revitalizing the United Nations and making the…

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Portrait of Dr. Kwame Nkrumah

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was a Ghanaian  leader who led the Ghana which was by then known as the Gold Coast’s to independence from Britain and presided over its emergence as the new nation of Ghana. Dr. Kwame Nkrumah was born on September 21, 1909, in Nkroful, Gold Coast (now Ghana), and shepherded the country in…

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Pencil Portrait of KSM

Kwaku Sintim-Misa was born the fifth of six siblings on December 5, 1956 in the city of Kumasi. He attended UST Primary School, the Presby Boys Secondary School (PRESEC), and Prempeh College. After completing college, he received specialized training at the renowned National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) in Accra. Anxious for deeper investigation into…

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Ex President John Agyekum Kufuor

Theopencil’s Pencil Drawing of Ex.President John Agyekum Kufuor ART STAGES   John Kofi Agyekum Kufuor (born 8 December 1938) was the second President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana (2001–2009) and Chairperson of the African Union (2007–2008). His victory over John Atta Mills after the end of Jerry Rawlings’ second term marked the first peaceful democratic transition of power in Ghana since the country’s independence in…

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