Author Archives: Solomon Ansah

Profile on Kofi Annan

Kofi Atta Annan, a diplomat from the West African country of Ghana was the first to emerge from the ranks of United Nations (UN) staff to serve as the Secretary-General of the UN. He served as the seventh UN Secretary-General from 1997 to 2006. The UN and Annan were jointly awarded the The Nobel Peace Prize 2001 “for their work ...

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The life of Nana Afia Serwaa Ampem II, the 13th Asantehemaa

A true offspring of the Royal Lineage of the Oyoko Clan of Kumasi, Nana Afia Kobi Serwaa Ampem II, was born in 1905 in Kumasi to Nana Yaa Birago (Nana Yaa Bakani), the daughter of Nana Akua Afriyie (Akua Dehye?), whose mother was Nana Afia Kobi I, Asantehemaa from 1857 to 1880, after whom she was named. Nana Yaa Birago’s ...

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Professor Albert Adu Boahen

Albert A. Adu Boahen is Emeritus Professor at the Department of History, University of Ghana. He is Ghana’s most renowned historian, also noted for both his political activism and international role as a visiting professor to universities throughout the world, and as a consultant to UNESCO. The late Professor Boahen was born to Evans Adu Amankwah and his wife, Dora ...

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