Touchdown in Africa: The NFL’s Expansion and Impact on the Continent

The National Football League (NFL) is becoming increasingly popular in Africa, with the sport gaining a growing following among fans on the continent. American football has been introduced in several countries in Africa, and the NFL has made significant efforts to promote the sport and create opportunities for young players. With its unique blend of […]

Finding My Distant Relatives in Kenya – Romain Mari

Romain Mari is a social entrepreneur and a good friend that I have known since middle school in France. Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology and Ecology and a Master’s in Environmental Management, he set out to build a business with a purpose in Kenya and put Kilifi on the map. I have […]

Ayesha Harruna Attah on Being a Published African Writer

With the release of her latest book The Deep Blue Between, Ayesha Harruna Attah has now authored four books. I recently had the opportunity to speak with Ayesha about her journey to publishing her books, her writing routine, and what inspired her latest book. As a bibliophile with a recent (healthy) obsession with books written by African […]

Becoming a Ghanaian Content Creator – Joseph Nti

Joseph and I met at Ashesi University in Ghana in 2014. I had been invited on campus to be a judge on an elevator pitch contest that he ended up winning. I was impressed by his energy, enthusiasm, and creative ideas. Fast forward to 2020, and Joseph has launched both a YouTube show and podcast. […]

Making Olympic History Rowing For Benin — Privel Hinkati

I first heard about Privel a couple months ago. I was busy scrolling through my LinkedIn feed and saw an article posted by our common friend, Esther Lofgren. Esther is a rower and an Olympic gold medalist. She won the gold medal in the women’s eight at the 2012 Summer Games in London and we […]

How to Make Space for Your Passions - Nathan Quao

Nathan is an award-winning Ghanaian journalist and a good friend. We met shortly after I moved to Ghana and was invited by Sammy Bartels, a mutual friend, to talk about rowing on tv. Nathan is one of the most productive people I know and when he is not busy hosting tv or radio shows, he […]