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It’s about delivering results and changing lives with Joana Gyan-Cudjoe

Joana Gyan Cudjoe is a self-accomplished, successful Ghanaian entrepreneur. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of GOLDEN EMPIRE LEGACY LIMITED. She comes from a royal family whose tradition of mining has contributed immensely in building Golden Empire into one of the largest international dealers in Gold in Ghana. Mrs. Gyan Cudjoe started as a small-scale miner and has gradually worked her way up, competing favorably with the men in a male-dominated business. She is an inspiration to many women in the artisanal small-scale mining sector and strongly believes in linking mining to the shared global commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, including Goal 5 which focuses on gender equality and Goal 8 on decent work and economic growth. Nana Adjoa Awo I...
Ghanaian beauty entrepreneur Rebecca Donkor turning dreams into reality
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Ghanaian beauty entrepreneur Rebecca Donkor turning dreams into reality

Ms. Rebecca Donkor is the Founder and CEO of Makeup Ghana, the unifying platform for the beauty industry in Ghana focused on Policy Advocacy, Brand and Product Development Consultancy, Training & Events. She is also a member of the University of Ghana Alumni Council and an Ambassador for the Youth Employment Agency. Rebecca holds an MBA in Marketing & Entrepreneurship from the University of Ghana Business School. She also serves on Boards and acts as an Advisor to early and growth stage businesses within the beauty industry. She channels her immense passion and love for the beauty industry through leading initiatives such as the Ghana Makeup Awards and the Africa Makeup and Beauty Fair. She recently as part of her policy advocacy and the need for SOP within the beauty indust...
Africa’s 2020 Heroes Of Philanthropy: Putting Wealth To A Good Cause In The Era of Covid-19
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Africa’s 2020 Heroes Of Philanthropy: Putting Wealth To A Good Cause In The Era of Covid-19

With the outbreak of the first reported case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Africa in February 2020, experts predicted that the pandemic would hit Africa the hardest. And since then, African governments and communities have continued to grapple with the unprecedented health emergency, with implications for national economies and the livelihoods of citizens. Experts predicted that African countries may find it difficult to follow through with the WHO guidelines to curb the spread of the pandemic, and some of the issues highlighted in the forecast include: • Many African health systems, already overburdened with different illnesses, do not have the capacity to respond to a pandemic of this proportion. • As most families in Africa live in poverty and are striving to get food on...
Africa’s 2020 Heroes Of Philanthropy: Putting Wealth To A Good Cause In The Era of Covid-19
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Africa’s 2020 Heroes Of Philanthropy: Putting Wealth To A Good Cause In The Era of Covid-19

With the outbreak of the first reported case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Africa in February 2020, experts predicted that the pandemic would hit Africa the hardest. And since then, African governments and communities have continued to grapple with the unprecedented health emergency, with implications for national economies and the livelihoods of citizens. Experts predicted that African countries may find it difficult to follow through with the WHO guidelines to curb the spread of the pandemic, and some of the issues highlighted in the forecast include: Many African health systems, already overburdened with different illnesses, do not have the capacity to respond to a pandemic of this proportion. As most families in Africa live in poverty and are striving to get foo...
Burgess Reigns as the Global Leader in the Superyacht Industry
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Burgess Reigns as the Global Leader in the Superyacht Industry

2015, Burgess opened its first office in Asia which was then awarded Best International Brokerage Company 2018 at the Christofle Yacht Style Awards. Next, Burgess responded to the growing interest in yachting in the Middle East and launched the Dubai outfit in 2016. Prior to the openings, the company had strong client relationships in the respective regions and this will now help to better serve clients on a more local level. Spearheading the office in Dubai is Jonathan Hind, who joined the company following four years as the general manager of the Dubai Marina and Yacht Club, the largest marina in the Middle East. With deep and broad experience, and an extensive  network in Dubai, Jonathan is ideally suited to head up Burgess’s new Dubai operation and forms a key part of the global te...
Luštica Bay – An Emerging Treasure
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Luštica Bay – An Emerging Treasure

Luštica Bay – the emerging marina town set to become Montenegro’s only greenfield investment project and the largest in South Eastern Europe at 690 hectares – is unveiling a new sustainability strategy. From green construction methods, energy efficient architecture to cooperation with local communities and businesses, Luštica Bay is on a mission to become a model of sustainability steeped in the motto: ‘Life as it Should Be’. In recent years, the small Mediterranean state of Montenegro has been praised for its wild and unparalleled beauty, and diverse cultural offer, making visitor numbers soar season after season. In 2018, Montenegro experienced a 10.2% rise in tourist arrivals compared to 2017 and based on the latest data from the National Tourism Organization of Montenegro (NTOM), ...
NextTV Africa , A Multichannel Broadcasting
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NextTV Africa , A Multichannel Broadcasting

Bringing great value entertainment and connectivity to our subscribers on the continent has been the driving force to establish NEXT DIGITAL and NextTV. As a media and entertainment platform, NextTv has been developed to provide new and exciting video and audio content, as well as providing a platform to project Nigeria and Africa’s rich entertainment talent pool globally. From Nollywood to Afrobeat, from Kannywood to Juju music. Nigeria’s entertainment sector now has an inbuilt National platform to communicate and distribute our spectacularly rich entertainment industry to the rest of the world. Our engagement with Nigeria’s largest content aggregator also sees us continue to attract industry leaders as we strive to create a leading-edge, sustainable and engaging media platform on ...
A look at the Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development on the Occasion of her 50th birthday
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A look at the Queen Rania Foundation for Education and Development on the Occasion of her 50th birthday

As the Royal entered a new decade of her life with grace, elegance, compassion, and beauty, Her Majesty Queen Rania of Jordan is a shining light in her drive for global change. To her 10.4 million followers on Twitter, Queen Rania of Jordan is "a mum and a wife with a really cool day job," yet this is a modest understatement from one of the most influential women on the planet. As well as being the wife of King Abdullah II and a mother to four children, Rania is a passionate humanitarian, using her position to promote tolerance, acceptance and the importance of education for girls and young people, and to speak out against child abuse and social injustice. "I've never really been big on birthdays," said the queen. " Some people find this hard to believe, but my absolute least...
When Hamptons meets African Hills at Skydance Villa
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When Hamptons meets African Hills at Skydance Villa

Skydance villa lays sprawled out in splendour on the highest hills of Bishopscourt, a wellto- do suburb next to Kirstenbosch Gardens. ‘In the day-time, you felt that you had got high up, near to the sun, but the early mornings and evenings were limpid and restful.’ These famous words by Karen Blixen perfectly describe that almost-in-thesky feeling one has when at Skydance. Private dancer Reminiscent of the Shingle-style holiday homes that accentuate the Long Island coastline, Skydance villa boasts generous social spaces with multiple large windows and porches that encourage residents to enjoy each others’ company and engage with the natural beauty of this lush estate. very much like its Hamptons’ cognates, this six-bedroom villa is opulently appointed with a sense of informality and ...
Creating Future Leaders
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Creating Future Leaders

Today, over 50 million girls in Sub-Saharan Africa are out of school. First opening its doors in 2011, the Malaika School provides a free primary and secondary education to 346 girls. With daily classes taught in French and English, our robust curriculum covers math, science, information technology, the arts, and much more. At Malaika, we equip our girls with the belief to envision a brighter tomorrow and the resources needed to get there. Noella Coursaris Musanka’s own diffiult childhood led her to found the non-profit organisation Malaika, which provides free schooling to girls in Africa. Noella Coursaris Musanka knows first hand the power of a good education. Today the model and philanthropist lives in London with her financier husband and two young children but like the hundreds ...