African entertainers with surprising day jobs
Ghanaian comedian OB Amponsah also practices optometry.
In Kenya, Jason Runo produces an improv comedy show and is also a beekeeper.
How Ghana's rising tech scene is getting even biggerFrom Google and Uber to homegrown startups, Ghana is emerging as Africa’s next big tech hub with competition growing for investments and new talent across the country.
Two African Olympic medalists inspire the next generationTunisian swimmer Ahmed Hafnaoui recounts his journey to winning gold at the Tokyo Olympics. In Ghana, bronze medal boxer Samuel Takyi shows us the gym that shaped him into a champion.
Meet Ghana's Olympic bronze medal "Ring Warrior"20-year-old Ghanaian boxer Samuel Takyi is the first in almost 50 years to bring home an Olympic medal in the sport.
CNN anchor: Why are you pushing a bill that would legalize hate?CNN’s Larry Madowo speaks to Ghanaian MP Sam George about the anti-LGBTQ draft bill that he introduced.
This draft bill gives LGBTQ members 2 options: Jail time or conversion therapyCNN’s David McKenzie reports from Ghana as the country’s parliament is set to debate a bill that critics from the LGBTQ+ community call a “homophobe’s dream.”
Award-winning African activists promote a better life for childrenKakenya Ntaiya, a former Top 10 CNN Hero, continues her mission of educating Kenyan girls and saving them from early marriage. In Cameroon, Achaleke Christian Leke is combating violence with his “Spread Love” campaign in schools and prisons.
This Kenyan activist says her CNN Hero award helped reduce early marriages in her communityKakenya Ntaiya was honored as a Top 10 CNN Hero in 2013 for her work in challenging traditions and empowering girls through education.