Dawn shares her experiences and insights as a bridge between the diaspora and Africa, particularly focusing on Ghana. We delve into the cultural renaissance and global prominence of Ghana, comparing it to the growth of Atlanta in the early 2000s. We explore the differences between living in Accra and Lagos, and the thriving business and...
In Part 2 of our interview with Joy FM Geek Squad show in Ghana hosted by Adobea Biritwum, Joseph Inti, host of Sincerely Accra, and Adrian Daniels, host and producer of Sound of Accra, share their insights on growing and monetising a podcast. They emphasise the importance of community engagement, consistency, and leveraging social media...
In this episode, Adrian sits down with the incredible Dawn Dickson who has been building companies for 23 years; A 6-time founder, entrepreneur, speakerand real estate investor, sharing her journey and passion for building bridges between the diaspora and Africa, particularly Ghana. We discussed: The booming real estate market in Accra The cultural renaissance, and...
In episode 6 of Season 6, Adrian interviews Andrew Asare (aka Andis Barber). We had the pleasure of speaking to the legendary barber, entrepreneur, and multi-award-winning barber, Andrew Asare. Andrew shares insights into his journey from humble beginnings in Ghana to becoming a prominent figure in the barbering industry. He discusses his dedication to changing...
Full interview from the Live Q&A with Sydney Sam, Founder of Workspace Global. Adrian Daniels engages with Sydney Sam, the founder of Workspace Global, a SaaS platform designed to support entrepreneurs and small businesses with creative and development needs. Born and raised in Ghana, Sydney shares his journey from Ghana to building a tech-driven company...
In episode 5, Adrian interviews Rochelle, a content creator and entrepreneur who relocated to Accra, Ghana. Rochelle shares her journey of moving to Ghana three years ago and starting a successful restaurant, Crazy Burger, with her partner. The conversation delves into the challenges and rewards of balancing motherhood, content creation, and entrepreneurship. In this episode...
Adrian is joined by two friends who are some promising young and up and coming Entrepreneurs in Ghana from the Agriculture space; Nana Kofi of Merdeo Foods and Gideon Awelana-Bulase of The Honey Palace. Join us as we explore the challenges and opportunities in the agricultural industry, the impact of technology, real estate, and climate...
Henry Asenso is the founder and CEO of Kuro Africa Analytics. He is a UK-based professional who has been juggling his day job with his work alongside Kuro Africa for the past 3 to 4 years. Recently, he has been working with web developers to build an intuitive platform for Real Estate investors in Ghana...
On Today’s Fintech Friday edition, Adrian explores the Ghanaian Cedis reaching an all time low of one pound sterling to eighteen point seventy-five Cedis (£1 to GHC 18.75 Cedis). Bloomberg reports: “Ghana’s cedi is in a record-breaking weakening cycle. The currency hasn’t gained versus the dollar in the past 22 trading sessions, the longest streak...
In this special interview on The Sound of Accra Podcast, Adrian sits down with property millionaire Samuel Leeds. He is an experienced property investor, TV Landlord and entrepreneur with a passion for big dreams and aspirations. His advice to start small and build up comes from his own experience in making mistakes on first projects...
Adrian is joined by Amma Gyampo, co-founder and CEO of ScaleUpAfrica, for an enlightening conversation about entrepreneurship, innovation, and the unique challenges and opportunities facing Africa. Together, Adrian and Amma delve into the world of impact investing, the importance of job creation, and the crucial role of the youth demographic in shaping the future of...
Adrian sits down with Carlton Cofie, Editor of Asaase Radio 99.5 in today’s episode. In this captivating interview, Carlton recounts his journey from teaching broadcast journalism to shaping the next generation of reporters in Ghana. From discussing the impact of storytelling and the challenges of the evolving news industry to reminiscing about his time in...
Glovo the multinational food delivery app leaves the Ghanaian market – What does this mean for the Food Delivery Industry in Ghana? Watch our interview with Menufinder Africa founder, Alex Darko: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnqpgGxTAXg&list=PLJUVirAfWnNoGiJNHHWm6aYTUUberuD5V  Subscribe to Season 6 for our interview with Anthony, Founder of Shaq Express: https://youtube.com/thesoundofaccrapodcast Listen to our PodBite on Vodafone leaving Ghana: https://open.spotify.com/episode/070u0WFQUzEJrMK3pSgs1Z ...
In our Season 6 opener, Adrian sits down with Emmanuel Amoh-Obeng, Founder of Twi Learning Center, to explore the importance of preserving language and culture, with a focus on the Ghanaian Twi language. They discuss the language courses available at the Twi Learning Center and the impact of understanding and adapting to Ghanaian culture in...
Season 6 Official Podcast Audio Trailer of The Sound of Accra Podcast includes fantastic Ghanaian-focused voices disrupting and pioneering various top industries including Ghana Real Estate, Tech, Property, Entrepreneurship, Agriculture, Fashion & Media. Guest line up include Anthony Owusu-Ansah, Christina Carmel, Rocky Dawuni, Gideon Awelana Bulase, Dawn Dickson, Emmanuel Amoh-Obeng, Amma Gyampo, Andis Barber, Hanna...
In this episode, Adrian speaks to Operations Manager of Binance Africa, Yande Namvete. She provides valuable insights into the company’s efforts to educate and empower women in the crypto space. With a focus on Africa’s growing role in cryptocurrency adoption, Yande shares her experiencs and discusses Binance’s initiatives to promote financial inclusion and education across...
Adrian Daniels of The Sound of Accra Podcast, joins Sincerely Accra’s Joseph Nti and host Adobea Biritwum, on Joy FM’s Geek Squad Radio panel, discussing the ultimate guide to Starting a Podcast in Ghana. Watch the video on Joy FM’s channel : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWzSD7w164k&t=27s   This is audio taken from Joy FM  Geek Squad Show Timestamps...
In this clip, we delve deep into an insightful discussion about Ghana’s readiness for Web3, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency. Listen to the full conversation here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/7u3xUZywIc41H68yQSGEhH  Our dialogue springs from an interview with Del Titus, a strong evangelist in Ghana’s Web3 space. Discover how global tech giants like Google and Twitter have set up headquarters in...
British-Ghanaian Founder and CEO of Puzzle Company, Very Puzzled, Patrick Adom, is saving families and bringing them together, by getting them away from the daily distractions of toxic television, social media feeds and other things. He’s also making his own family proud by building a company and a product that they can be proud of,...
Adrian Daniels sits down with radio host and news Editor of Asaase Radio 99.5 in Cantonments, Carlton Cofie, to discuss the inspiration behind his podcast, “The Sound of Accra.”  Adrian shares how the podcast originated from his networking events in Accra and has now grown to feature top Ghanaian founders, entrepreneurs, and creators worldwide. He...
Adrian has a conversation this week with Carlita Cash,  the founder of Afri+Tech, a business focused on educating Africans on blockchain technology and cryptocurrency.  As a crypto enthusiast and educator, she is passionate about helping people in Ghana and other African countries build generational wealth through these innovative technologies. While based in Canada, she is...
Adrian speaks to Patrick Adom, founder and co-CEO of Very Puzzled (his daughter is a fractional CEO!). It is a children’s toy manufacturer that focuses on African-Caribbean themed jigsaw puzzles for children developed with both parents and child. It’s stocked in top UK stores including Waterstones, Hamleys and John Lewis! Very Puzzled offers families of...
In February 2024, The Blockchain Builders Association Ghana hosted the team at Stellar Development Foundation, led by Dixon Denelle in Accra, who is the CEO of the Stellar development foundation in February.   The Stellar Development Foundation is a nonprofit organisation based in San Francisco. They are building a common financial platform, designed to be...
Afua took advantage of her school’s motto to ‘Aim High’, and was the first person from her school in 10 years to get into Oxbridge. Over the years, she has gone on to craft a career she loves. Through Sambamba Consulting and Coaching, she uses her professional training and experience in coaching, education and consulting...
British-Ghanaian film producer Isaac Ameyaw on making short films on a budget and being able to pay actors and go on Netflix. He talks about the challenges of working on a shoe string budget to how quickly films can be made with a Hollywood style budget. Isaac is the founder of YouTube channel Ike Motivation...
Vodafone has finalised the sale of its majority shares to Telecel Group (70%), with the Ghanaian Government holding 30% of the shares. This week, they have announced the rebranding of Vodafone Ghana to Telecel, where they had the rights to the Vodafone Ghana name up to February 2024.  Margherita Della Valle, Chief Executive of Vodafone,...
The Future of Food Delivery in Accra featuring Alex Darko from Menufinder Africa (Season 5 snippet). Alex Darko is the founder and CEO of Menufinder Africa, a curated food delivery app operating in Ghana. Adrian and Alex discuss the ins and outs of the food delivery industry in Africa, focusing on how Menufinder Africa differentiates...
4 Years of The Sound of Accra Podcast! Thank you for supporting us on this journey!  
Content Creators, Entrepreneurs and YouTubers are flocking to Ghana and the African continent. Whilst more and more Ghanaian creators and Youtubers are popping up everywhere! In this episode highlight, Ivy Prosper shares her early content creation efforts and involvement in promoting Ghana and Africa through digital media since 2011, which has led to her current...
In the second edition of Fintech Fridays, we analyse some of the biggest fundraising deals of the year 2023 completed by African Startups that also have a presence in Ghana, including Moove Africa. In addition, we look at the amount of funding that has taken place across the continent of Africa for startups since 2019. ...
We all have an excess of things in our personal, business or professional lives that can we can live without. But are these very things blocking us from unlocking even more opportunities?  What things or people need to be removed to enhance our lives, workplaces or businesses? What fat can be trimmed to make us...
Adrian speaks to the accomplished Akua Nyame Mensah, Founder and CEO of A.N.M and Company. She is an executive and leadership coach, facilitator, and speaker. Join us as we explore Akua’s insights on leadership, personal development, and the art of creating spaces that foster positive connections. She is also a leader who has been involved...
Learn how you can pivot and progress in your career and personal life, and turn your potential into performance, with Careers and Life Coach Afua Kudom. Afua Kudom is a certified personal performance and life coach, a Careers Consultant at Queen Mary University of London and founder of Sambamba Consulting and Coaching, where she specialises...
This week, Adrian speaks to Ivy Prosper. She is a YouTuber, Presenter Reporter, Producer, Public Speaker and Writer. She is also the founder of Prosper Creative Group, which produces content, consults with clients and supports projects in the creative industries. As an advocate for empowering women and girls, Ivy has been outspoken on issues regarding...
Welcome to Fintech Fridays, a brand new podcast segment by The Sound of Accra Podcast, exploring current financial trends and technology impacting the nation of Ghana, whilst analysing what that means for you and me, in micro episodes.  Happy December! If you are listening in December 2023, I’m confident a lot of you are preparing...
Adrian talks to Naana Daniels, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Honam Naturals. The founder’s Ghanaian heritage inspired the brand’s conception in 2017 and they’re dedicated to championing glowing skin. At Honam Naturals, they believe that everyone deserves to feel beautiful in their own skin, and that’s why they offer a wide range of skincare...
Adrian talks to Molly Jensen, the Chief Executive Officer of Afripods, a free pan-African podcast hosting platform building the largest library of African audio stories on the planet, based in Nairobi, Kenya. With the ability to categorize in over 50 languages and with content from over 30 countries including that from individual podcasters, radio stations...
In this short clip, Adrian speaks to Joannes “Joe” Hotagua, founder of Authentic African and Startup Advisor and mentor, about what led to his decision to leave his high paying job working in digital advertising for American streaming giant, Hulu, owned by Walt Disney, to relocating to Accra, Ghana, to join E-Commerce Marketplace, Jumia.  Watch...
This week, Adrian speaks to Joannes “Joe” Hotagua, founder of Authentic African, a platform that helps African Artisans sell their products around the world. Joannes also owns the popular Authentic African YouTube channel and instagram page. Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/OvmsYp0smf4 He is a passionate advocate for African startups and entrepreneurs. In this episode: -Joannes takes...
Adrian has a conversation with British-Ghanaian creative filmmaker and writer, Isaac Ameyaw, founder of Ike Motivation Media. Isaac is known for creating short web films online, mainly featured on YouTube, that tell short stories that we can all relate to in life. What makes them unique is they always have a twist to them!  Isaac’s...
In this episode snippet, Adrian and Michael discuss the importance of passing on your culture, heritage and the language of your parents to your children. In this instance, passing on Twi to their kids.  We also explore the dangers of not teaching kids your foreign language and the benefits and advantages for them when they...
This week, Adrian speaks to Michael Ekow Richardson, a British-Ghanaian, Husband and Father, and also the Co-Founder of Destination Africa, an online and in-person community dedicated to empowering and inspiring the next generation of Africans and more. With a background as a software engineer and professional basketball, Michael decided once he became a father to...
In this snippet from Season 5 Ep.6 featuring Anniwaa Buachie, we delve into the influence that the black community is having on popular culture, in addition to how social media in shaping the entertainment industry, exploring how public outcry resulted in changes to movies like Sonic the Hedgehog. Anniwaa also shares her thoughts on black...
This week, Adrian speaks to Anniwaa Buachie, an award-winning actress, filmmaker and writer, shifting sands in the entertainment industry, globally. Known for her portrayal of “Eka” a Nigerian mother battling with issues concerning FGM in the TV series Survivor’s Remorse STARZ, opposite the renowned Tichina Arnold, Teyonah Parris and Erica Ash.  Anniwaa is also known...
Adrian speaks to Eric Annan, Founder and CEO of Ayagigs, an African  marketplace that provides vetted and trusted Web3 talents including developers, UX/UI Designers, Growth marketers, NFT experts and much more. Show Notes: https://www.thesoundofaccra.com/aya Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ei_TbsyeHx8  Check out Swiff: https://bit.ly/SwiffSOA Download Menufinder Africa App: https://www.menufinderafrica.com/ Connect with Eric Annan Instagram: : https://www.instagram.com/e_annan24/  Linkedin:...
In this snippet of our interview with Alicia Richardson, she explains to Adrian what Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is all about, along with the challenges it brings. She also makes a strong business case why all companies needs to consider DEI as part of their internal employee strategies.  Listen to the full episode here...
Adrian speaks to Alicia Richardson, the founder of BlackCreateConnect, a platform that began as a WhatsApp group in 2020 to support black professionals. The group quickly grew as opportunities and connections were created within it. Alicia recognised the demand from companies to connect with black professionals and decided to create a platform that would facilitate...
Adrian speaks with Scott Ohene-Nyako, Founder and Director of 478 Studios. We discuss leaving employment to setting up an agency. In addition to the challenges and joys of being a family man and faith. Scott’s Agency: https://478studios.com/ Wovenby: https://478studios.com/wovenby/ Follow 478 Studios on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/478_studios/ Find Scott Ohene-Nyako on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scott-ohene-nyako-designer/ Build your own community...
In this episode snippet, Adrian and Kweku discuss the need for restoring trust and transparency to African property and what the current outlook on Ghana Real Estate looks like for property investors and home buyers in Ghana. Kweku Essien is the Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer for SESO Global, Africa’s Trusted Property Marketplace. Also dubbed...
Kweku Essien is the Co-Founder and Chief Commercial Officer for SESO Global, Africa’s Trusted Property Marketplace. Also dubbed “The Zillow of Africa”. Adrian and Kweku discuss African PropTech, Tech in Ghana 2022 event, Navigating land in Ghana and more. Show Notes https://thesoundofaccra.com/seso   Check out Swiff: https://bit.ly/SwiffSOA Download Menufinder Africa app: https://www.menufinderafrica.com/    Connect with...