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THE YCEO: Stonebwoy, And Others Make 2019 Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana List.

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Multiple awards winning Ghanaian Reggae/ Dancehall and Afro-fusion heavyweight, Livingstone Etse Satekla, professionally known as Stonebwoy, has peaked 35 of 50 slots as the young Ghanaian Chief Executive Officer(CEO) 2019.

TheYCEO & Avance Media have officially released the 2019 list of the Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana, an annual ranking which celebrates and acknowledge young Ghanaian CEOs excelling in various sectors of the economy. The 2019 list features 50 of Ghana’s most successful young business leaders across finance, technology, entertainment, agribusiness, fashion, social enterprise, media and has representation in both private and public sectors.

The list which was launched in 2018, has set out to honour distinguished young people pursuing the agenda of providing solutions to some of Ghana’s and the world’s pertinent problems.

According to Martin Sedem, TheYCEO & Avance Media is elated about the accomplishments of the honourees and their passion towards creating a better economy for all by leading the way to create jobs and solve unemployment in Ghana and the rest of Africa.

According to research lead, Prince Akpah, this year’s list themed, Futuristic CEOs, features young entrepreneurs and leaders selected from notable private and public institutions who have displayed outstanding leadership with an inspiring story worth emulating by other young people across Africa.

Notable among the honourees are entrepreneurs such as, Stonebwoy of Burniton Music & DBlack of Black Avenue Music, Beryl Agyekum Ayaaba of EchoHouse, Dentaa Amoateng MBE of GUBA Awards & Richie Mensah of Lynx Entertainment.

Below is the full list of the 2019 Top 50 Young CEOs in Ghana arranged in alphabetical order:

1.      Alhaji Salamu Amadu || Afro Arab Group of Companies

2.      Anthony Dzamefe || Caveman Watches

3.      Awura Abena Agyeman || Wear Ghana

4.      Beryl Agyekum Ayaaba          || EchoHouse Ghana

5.      Caroline Pomeyie || ProFish Ghana

6.      Claud Kweku A. Hutchful || DreamOval

7.      Daniel Kojo Soboh || Cabon AV

8.      David Asante || Ghana Publishing Company

9.      Dentaa Amoateng MBE || GUBA Awards

10.  Desmond Kwesi Blackmore (Dblack) || Black Avenue Music

11.  Elsie Appau-Klu || Acreaty Management Plc

12.  Emmanuel Ansah Amprofi || TROTRO Tractor Ltd

13.  Emmanuel Kojo Jones-Mensah || Empire Domus

14.  Emmanuel Sin-nyet Asigri || National Youth Authority

15.  Eric Ofosu Nkansah || Accra Digital Center

16.  Ernest De-Graft Egyir || Chief Executives Network Ghana Ltd

17.  Francis Obirikorang || Agrocenta

18.  Gloria Akoto || First Finance Company Limited

19.  Gregory Rockson || mPharma

20.  Hanan Abdul-Wahab || National Food Buffer Stock Company

21.  Hayford Siaw || Ghana Library Authority

22.  John Dumelo || Farmer

23.  Jorge Appiah || Kumasi Hive

24.  Josiah Kwesi Eyison || iSpace

25.  Kafui Adzah || Akosombo Bar

26.  Kevin Okyere || Springfield Group

27.  Kofi Asamoah || Kofas Media

28.  Kosi Yankey || NBSSI

29.  Kwabena Boateng || Plantation Resources Limited

30.  Kwadwo Safo Jnr. || Kantanka Automobile

31.  Kwaku Boateng Akuoko || Brommon Bespoke

32.  Kwame A.A. Opoku || The Reset Global People

33.  Latif Abubakar || Globe Productions

34.  Lexy Owusu-Boahene || LX HR Solutions

35.  Livingstone Etse Satekla (Stonebwoy) || Burniton Music

36.  MacCarthy Mac-Gbathy          || Hopin Academy

37.  Mustapha Ussif || National Service Scheme

38.  Nelson Amo || Innohub

39.  Peter Sedufia || OldFilm Productions

40.  Prince Bonney || iCode Hub

41.  Rashida Nasamu || I-ZAR Group

42.  Regina Honu || Soronko Solutions

43.  Richard Adjei Mensah Ofori Atta || E ON 3 Group

44.  Richard Briandt || Codetrain

45.  Richie Mensah || Lynx Entertainment

46.  Roberta Annan || Roberta Annan Consulting

47.  Sadiq Abdulai Abu || 3 Music Network

48.  Sangu Delle || Golden Palm Investments Corporation

49.  Shadrack Frimpong || Cocoa360

50.  William Edem Senyo || Impact Hub Accra

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“I Haven’t Regretted Investing In Music. – NAM 1

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CEO of Zylofon Music Nana Appiah Mensah aka NAM 1 has emphasised that he has no regrets venturing into the music industry.

He stated that as a business person he made a business decision not to benefit right away but to help grow it for generational value.

NAM 1 was answering questions from media men & women at a press conference to address the well-publicized issues surrounding his institutions.

After its founding, Zylofon Music signed top music artistes Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Becca, Highlife act Kumi Guitar, rapper Kumi Guitar and gospel musician Joyce Blessing.

(Source: Ghanamusic.com)

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Caroline Esinam Adzogble Appointed Ambassador Of GOA Institute Of Management To Africa.

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Study abroad programs have long been focused in Europe & the USA, leaving out great opportunities on other continents, especially Asia and more precisely the country of India. In a move to change this narrative; The GOA institute of management have appointed Caroline Esinam Adzogble as African ambassador; a role that will see her champion study opportunities at the GOA institué of management, to students all across Africa.

Caroline Esinam Adzogble; a seasoned Educational consultant and a champion for better educational opportunities across Africa, adds this to her many achievements in the sector of education across the continent.

The role she says will come with scholarship opportunities for potential post graduate students across Africa; A chance to further your education in a university that gives you first hand opportunities to work and study at the same time. 

After 5 years of running educational consultancy services under her firm ‘IAES’ in Ghana, Caroline makes this new move under the International University Services; an educational firm based in Europe. 

The GOA institute of management; is a top ranking postgraduate university in the GOA province of India. Interested students can email [email protected] or visit the IUS website www.theiuservices.com for more information about it’s partnerships with global universities.

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Mike Tyson’s 420-Acre Weed Ranch Rakes In $500K A Month.

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Mike Tyson is building a cannabis empire and soaking up ever blissful moment of it, literally. The weedtrepreneur recently revealed on his star-studded podcast that he and his crew basically smoke 10 tons of weed every single month at his marijuana resort, Tyson Ranch.

ICYMI: 52-year-old Mike Tyson is living a retired man’s dream! After putting up his boxing gloves, Mike made a swift career change, buying 420-acres of land in California City to run a company called The Ranch Companies, which specializes in all things weed.

According to GQ, Tyson and his company are working on breaking ground on Tyson Ranch. The ranch will serve as a luxury weed resort and “there are plans for a luxury hotel and retail stores and facilities for glamping, an amphitheater for concerts, and Tyson University, where experts will teach cannabis-cultivation techniques to future farmers.

"The proposed plans for Tyson Ranch, Mike Tyson's luxury weed resort.

The proposed plans for Tyson Ranch, Mike Tyson's luxury weed resort.

On his most recent episode of his podcast, Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson, Mike and his co-host, Eben Britton, sat down with Jim Jones to talk about both Mike and Jim’s booming weed businesses. When Mike asked his co-host how much weed he thinks they smoke at their ranch, Eben said, “We smoke 10 tons of weed at the ranch every month,” in which Mike responded, “That’s like $40K.” We were just as surprised as Jim Jones to hear that lofty number!

The former rapper also revealed in the video that he once spent $7 million on a diamond chain! If you were wondering how much dough Mike is raking in from his weed business, he's approximately selling $500,000 worth of cannabis products every month. So it makes sense that they can smoke that much weed and lofty jewelry.

The former fighter went on to dish about his budding weed resort, saying, “We gon’ make this like an oasis in the desert, man.” While you wait in anticipation for Mike Tyson to break ground on his stoner paradise, check out his website here!

(Source: bet.com)

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“Menzgold To Possibly Rebound Soon. – Nana Appiah Mensah

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Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Menzgold Ghana Limited, Nana Appiah Mensah popularly known as NAM 1 has stated that, he will dissertate on the recent developments and state of affairs of the gold dealership entity and his subsidiary companies to the Ghanaian traditional mass communication (broadcasting, publishing, and the Internet) media regarded collectively.

With the location yet to be made known to public, the event is scheduled for Monday, 19th August, 2019 and and has the objective of providing final practical resolutions to all pending teasing, indistinct matters that impeded and retarded the progress of the firm, assuring that, the action of solving the contentious Menzgold fracas will result to a highly possible rebound soon of the gold dealership firm.

He made this statement, Wednesday, 14th August, 2019 via his twitter handle.

Nana Appiah Mensah, was sued for defrauding by false pretences, money laundering, abetment and carrying on deposit-taking business without licence contrary to Section 6 (1) of the Banks and Specialised Deposit-taking Institutions Act. He was accused for illegally obtaining an estimated GHS1.68 billion from his customers.

According to the charge sheet, the money was from 16,000 people who invested a total of GHc1,680,920,000 in the company. The sheet indicated that Mr Appiah Mensah’s two companies — Brew Marketing Consult and Menzgold Ghana Limited; represented by him, have also been charged with defrauding by false pretence.

He arrived in Ghana on July 11, 2019, where he was picked up by security operatives at the Kotoka International Airport and sent to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Ghana Police Service for interrogation after spending several months in Dubai in another legal battle.

Nana Appiah Mensah was released from police custody on August 5 after he met the reviewed bail conditions. He secured his freedom on bail after his lawyers managed to meet the bail conditions set by an Accra circuit court. The court had initially set bail at ¢1 billion with five sureties.

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