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Profile of Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia is Vice President of the Republic of Ghana and head of Ghana’s Economic Management Team.

He is an economist and banker by training. He served as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Ghana between 2006 and 2009. Between 2009 and 2010 he was a visiting scholar at the Center for the Study of African Economies, Oxford University. He also served as a resident representative for the African Development Bank in Zimbabwe in 2011-2012.

He was a visiting scholar at the University of British Columbia (Canada), and a Senior Associate Member of St. Antonys College, University of Oxford. Between 2013 and 2015 Dr. Bawumia was visiting professor of Economic Governance at Central University, Ghana. Dr. Bawumia also served as an Assistant Professor of Economics at Hankamer School of Business, Baylor University, Texas, USA (1996- 2000).

Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia holds a BSc. Economics (First Class Honours) degree from the University of Buckingham, UK, a Masters degree in Development Economics from Oxford University (Lincoln College), and a Ph.D. in Economics from Simon Fraser University (Canada). He is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (U.K) (ACIB) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB), Ghana.

Dr. Bawumia has published several articles in refereed journals and has also published two books on Monetary Policy and Economic Development.

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Profile of Akosua Frema Osei-Opare

Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, 69, is a development consultant and a labour and employment expert, with 40 years of experience in these fields. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Home Science from the University of Ghana, and a Master’s degree in Foods, from the University of Guelph, Canada.

She was a lecturer at the University of Ghana, Legon, from 1976-1982; Consultant for the United Nations in the ‘Women in Fisheries’ programme in countries such as Uganda, Ethiopia, Congo, Kenya, and Namibia.

She was also Deputy Minister for Manpower, Youth, and Employment from 2005 to 2008, under the government of President John Agyekum Kufuor.

She was a two-term Member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon.

She is married with 4 children.

 

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Personality Profile of Kennedy Osei Asante

Personality Profile of Kennedy Osei Asante: Kennedy Osei Asante is the first son of Ghana’s businessman Osei Kwame Despite.

Full Name Kennedy Osei Asante
Ethnicity Akan
Place of birth Accra
Date of birth 10 Oct. 1986
Asset Despite Group of Companies
Net Worth N/A
Spouse Tracy Osei Gyamfuah Ameyaw

 

GM as he is popularly called oversees Okay FM, Neat FM, Peace FM, Hello FM, UTV, and the very popular Peacefmonline.com portal.

As the eldest son of Dr. Osei Kwame Despite, CEO of the Despite Group of Companies, he has been an outstanding director of the team and his professionalism and admirable personal qualities in handling the businesses under one of the biggest conglomerates in Ghana is impressive and undoubted.

Apart from that, Ken has been in the REAL ESTATES business for almost a decade, masterminding the building of lots of properties and renting some within the Greater Accra and Ashanti Region.

He also controls the following in various capacities as follows:

Managing Director – Golden Crest Hotel and Golden Crystal Hotel
Director, Aerial Plus Service- A company that is into power line inspections, advertisement, and other media content provision
Director, Nextbite Company Ltd – Importers of Food products and confectionaries
Founding Member, TRIBAL AFRICA – a movement of young Africans set up to promote African Culture and Heritage.

Educational background

Kennedy holds a Master’s degree in Money, Banking & Finance from the University of Birmingham in England

Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration (Banking & Finance Option) from the University of Ghana and an LLB Law from the Mountcrest University College.

He is also a proud Santaclausian hailing from Adisadel College, Cape Coast, and had his elementary Education at the Rev. John Teye Memorial Institute, Accra.

Other accomplishments

Ken has refurbished a library for Rev. John Teye Memorial Institute, his alma mater.

He’s organized a free talk on “Evolving the African Narrative: Focus on Deriving Economic Benefit from African Emerging Dominance in Pop Culture” With The Tribal Africa X Open Space Team at the Kempinski Hotel, Accra, Spearheading the Despite Media annual Free Health Care Programme and Championing and executing projects donated by Dr. Osei Kwame (DESPITE) which includes 37 Military Hospital’s “Despite Children’s Block” which contains the Oncology department, Children’s physiotherapy department, and wards; the Wiamose Police Station Complex, the Tesano Police Station and many others.

In addition to Ken’s impressive portfolio of leadership qualities, professional accomplishments, and charitable works within the Despite Group and other self-owned businesses and associates, he is one of the most disciplined and focused young entrepreneurs of our time.

Considering his affluent background, Diligence, integrity, and selflessness are his hallmarks when one encounters him. Ken is also humble, respectful, courageous and his wisdom as a discerning listener is impeccable.

 

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Meet Ex-President Rawlings’ only son, Kimathi Rawlings

Rawlings’ only son Kimathi Rawlings: Jerry John Rawlings is a former Ghanaian military leader and politician who ruled the country from 1981 to 2001 and also for a brief period in 1979. He led a military junta until 1992, and then served two terms as the democratically elected President of Ghana.

Kimathi Rawlings was born in the 80s to the former president of Ghana, Jerry John Rawlings and his wife Nana Konadu Agyemang-Rawlings.

He was named after Kenyan freedom fighter Dedan Kimathi.

He has three elder sisters; Dr. Zanetor Rawlings, Yaa Asantewaa Rawlings, and Amina Rawlings. Kimathi Rawlings had his basic education at North Ridge Lyceum and Morning Star School in Accra.

Meet Ex-President Rawlings' only son Kimathi Rawlings

Kimathi Rawlings in a chat with one of the diasporans at GUBA awards night

He and his sister, Amina continued their secondary education at Millfield School in England. He had his tertiary education at Aston University in Birmingham, England, where he studied Bachelor of Science (BSc), International Business.

The last born of Jerry Rawlings also has two certificates from MDT International: 1. An introduction to Oil and Gas production and 2. Negotiation Skills for the Oil & Gas Industry. Kimathi lives in London and works as a Commercial and Portfolio advisor at Eni, a multinational Oil, and Gas company.

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