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Kojo Vincent Oppong Nkrumah

Kojo Vincent Oppong Nkrumah

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1982

01 September 1982

Born

Kojo Vincent Oppong Nkrumah was  born on 5 April 1982

2006

01 September 2006

Career

In 2006, Nkrumah started working as a Treasury Analyst at British American Tobacco. He later moved into broadcast journalism at Joy FM and subsequently founded an investment firm called West Brownstone Capital in 2014. In 2016, he became a lawyer at the law firm Kulendi, Attafuah and Amponsah. He was recently acknowledged by the World Economic Forum as one of the world's 115 Young Global Leaders for 2020.

2012

01 September 2012

Education

 

Nkrumah attended various schools including St. Bernadette Soubirous School and Pope John Senior High School. He earned a bachelor's degree in Commerce from the University of Cape Coast, an MBA in Marketing from the University of Ghana, and a bachelor's degree in Law from GIMPA Faculty of Law. He also completed a Fellowship with the African Leadership Initiative, which greatly influenced his personal and professional development, before starting his legal career and being called to the Bar as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Ghana.

2016

01 September 2016

Politics

 

In 2015, Kojo Nkrumah won the NPP parliamentary primaries for Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency in Ghana and later became the Minister for Information, serving in various parliamentary committees and as the President's Representative at the Ministry of Information. He was designated as the Minister of Information by President Nana Akufo-Addo after the 2020 elections and in August 2023, he called on CSOs and media to support diplomatic efforts to resolve the crisis in Niger.

2017

01 September 2017

Early life

 

Nkrumah was born in Koforidua, Ghana, to parents who were teachers and later a banker. He is from Akim Anyinase. The Oppong Nkrumah Education and Skills Development Fund was established in 2017 to support education and skills development for the youth of a constituency. The fund has provided scholarships to over 300 students between 2017 and 2022.

2023

01 September 2023

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