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James Mercer

ABOUT JAMES MERCER

James is a Ghanaian born in the UK (South London to be exact), where he lived all my life apart from five years. Four years in Keele University with Adrian and one in Ghana. He went to school in Cape Coast in a school named Mfantsipim which boasts an alumni of Kofi Annan, Kofi Busia, Arthur Wharton, William Ofori-Atta, Tsatsu Tsikata, J.E Casely-Hayford, Majid Michel and Obour!

He is enthused by politics (UK and Ghanaian), business and development in Ghana and a huge interest in helping other Ghanaians make the move back home. He is the founder of a group called the Ghana Collective that aims to help with this.

This is a two-part episode

CONNECT WITH JAMES MERCER

Linkedin https://uk.linkedin.com/in/jamercer
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/j.bankole.mercer/

IN THIS EPISODE WE COVER (TWO-PART SERIES)

  • James experience of life and School in Ghana
  • Why James resonates so much with Ghana and is passionate about his country and its development
  • Key figures and ideas worth considering surrounding Ghana
 
KEY POINTS IN THIS EPISODE

Schools in Ghana and Ghanaian legends
James relationship and ties with Ghana
Differences between Ghana and the UK
Watchmen and killer Ghana dogs
Life in Ghana
James first time in Ghana & school experience
Has the boarding school in Ghana changed?
James big, successful Ghanaian Family
Ghanaian languages
Ghana elections and politics
Ghana travel, mindset and infrastructure
Building and living in Ghana

The rise of Ghanaian Content Creators
Accra, the new multicultural city
Upcoming Ghana Airports and Train links
The future of mobile tech in Ghana

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