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The Sound of The Accra Podcast features entrepreneurs or creatives from a Ghanaian background or interest, in a series of powerful episodes. It serves as a platform for promoting Ghanaian excellence on a global scale, to an international audience who are intrigued by the professional Ghanaian community and culture. Our mission ultimately, is for listeners to be inspired by stories and insights from top-quality guests, who can leave listeners with meaningful takeaways. Hosted by Adrian Daniels, a British-Ghanaian passionate about Ghana who founded the show on the back of hosting a string of annual Diaspora professional networking events in Accra: www.thesoundofaccra.com

The Sound of The Accra Podcast features entrepreneurs or creatives from a Ghanaian background or interest, in a series of powerful episodes. It serves as a platform for promoting Ghanaian excellence on a global scale, to an international audience who are intrigued by the professional Ghanaian community and culture. Our mission ultimately, is for listeners to be inspired by stories and insights from top-quality guests, who can leave listeners with meaningful takeaways. Hosted by Adrian Daniels, a British-Ghanaian passionate about Ghana who founded the show on the back of hosting a string of annual Diaspora professional networking events in Accra: www.thesoundofaccra.com

Location:

United States

Description:

The Sound of The Accra Podcast features entrepreneurs or creatives from a Ghanaian background or interest, in a series of powerful episodes. It serves as a platform for promoting Ghanaian excellence on a global scale, to an international audience who are intrigued by the professional Ghanaian community and culture. Our mission ultimately, is for listeners to be inspired by stories and insights from top-quality guests, who can leave listeners with meaningful takeaways. Hosted by Adrian Daniels, a British-Ghanaian passionate about Ghana who founded the show on the back of hosting a string of annual Diaspora professional networking events in Accra: www.thesoundofaccra.com

Language:

English


Episodes

What are the different types of leaders we have today and their challenges? ( PodBites Ep.28 w/ Akua Nyame-Mensah) - Live Q&A

6/19/2022
What are the Different Leadership Styles? And what are the challenges are leaders of today facing? Adrian was joined live by Akua Nyame-Mensah on 13th May 2022 to discuss with the listeners/viewers how you as a business leader, executive, professional or an individual can tackle stress, overcome burnout, and learn how and where you should focus your time and energy to get the most out of your daily lives, careers and businesses. Watch the full Live Q&A, "Surviving to Thriving", on YouTube...

Duration:00:06:51

What's the best way to change the Ghanaian mindset, that everything from the West is better? (PodBites Ep. 27 w/ David Ewusi-Mensah) - Live Q&A

6/12/2022
Is everything from the West necessarily better than what's available locally in Ghana? Adrian was joined live by David Ewusi-Mensah on 29th April 2022 to discuss with the viewers how we can help solve and eliminate environmental issues in Accra, and across Ghana and Africa. Watch the full Live Q&A on YouTube by Clicking here. David is the co-founder of Eco-Amet Solutions , which focuses on helping solve and eliminate environmental problems the society is faced with in wastewater...

Duration:00:05:19

Ghana tops 9 Most Expensive African Countries to Rent a 1 Bed Apartment (On Ratios) | PodBites Ep. 26

6/3/2022
Business Insider Africa shows that Ghana is amongst the list of 9 African countries which are the most expensive places to rent in Africa. This list is courtesy of Numbeo, the largest cost of living database in the world.. Those of you who have been following Season 3, we dropped an episode last year called “Is Accra Expensive”, where Numbeo also reported that Accra is the 2nd most expensive city in the world, which we debated of course. So this list is based on property price to income...

Duration:00:08:50

Does banning single-use plastic in Africa overlook the bigger problem of Climate Change? (PodBites Ep. 25 w/ David Ewusi-Mensah) - Live Q&A

5/22/2022
Does banning single-use plastic in Africa overlook the bigger problem of Climate Change? Adrian was joined live by David Ewusi-Mensah on 29th April 2022 to discuss with the viewers how we can help solve and eliminate environmental issues in Accra, and across Ghana and Africa. Watch the full Live Q&A on YouTube by Clicking here. David is the co-founder of Eco-Amet Solutions , which focuses on helping solve and eliminate environmental problems the society is faced with in wastewater...

Duration:00:05:19

You Know My Name. Not my Story x Darren Bond | S3 Finale Ep. 16

5/8/2022
In the season 3 finale of The Sound of Accra Podcast, Adrian sits down with Real Estate Entrepreneur and Top-tier Business Consultant Darren Bond, in a beautiful location in Accra, Ghana In this episode, we discuss things like: ◾ His 12 years in Ghana ◾ Overcoming obstacles against all odds ◾ Navigating business in Africa & worldwide ◾Valuable insights into entrepreneurship ◾Becoming a role model and influencer ◾Winning in life and more (THIS EPISODE IS BEST ENJOYED ON YOUTUBE....

Duration:00:52:48

Elon Musk to Visit Twitter Africa HQ in Accra, Ghana? | Twitter Africa HQ to move to SA? | PodBites Ep.24

4/28/2022
Last year in May 2021, I mentioned Jack Dorsey, Co-founder of Twitter would be moving to Ghana for 6 months in the summer period. This obviously didn’t materialise as Jack Dorsey is too busy running Block, his parent company which focuses on empowering startups, which consists of Square, Weebly, Cash App, Jay-Z's Tidal, Stitch Labs and much more.! With the recent acquisition of Twitter by Elon Musk, to add to his already impressive empire of billion and trillion dollar companies, what more...

Duration:00:04:05

Ghana E-Levy Update: April 2022 | PodBites Ep. 23

4/22/2022
Weeks on since the official passing of the Ghana E-Levy, the dust has finally settled. Times have never been easier for the Ghanaian Economy and the Ghanaian Citizen living in Accra and across Ghana. However, there are are few electronic transactions that have been excused the Ghana E-Levy Fees. We explore these courtesy of My Joy Online. Is this the most disliked Ghanaian Government administration of all time? Let us know your thoughts! Join the conversation on our Social Media...

Duration:00:03:48

Ghana Food Wars: Is Uber Eats finally launching in Accra? | PodBites Ep. 22

4/17/2022
Following the success of Bolt Food, Glovo , Jumia, Menufinder, Hubtel, ShaQExpress and so much more, is Uber ready to open up its Food delivery services on Ghanaian shores? In October 2021, you may recall I did an episode exploring how Bolt had taken over Uber in terms of Market share in Ghana. So why would Uber bother to enter an already saturated market of food delivery services in the country? Now according to sources at Tech Nova, there are rumours brewing that Uber Eats is preparing...

Duration:00:03:28

The Accra Airbnb Short-let Rental Real Estate Market x Living Ghana | S3 EP. 15

4/7/2022
Living Ghana is a play on words on "Live in Ghana". Co-founders Frank and Ivan set this Property agency up a few years ago accidentally after spotting a gap in the market. What started off a side hustle for Ivan and Frank, turned into a full-time hustle! Living Ghana's USP is to not force people or apply pressure, as well as their transparency and their ability to go above and beyond the call of duty. Living Ghana provide a full-circle short-lets /medium-term / long lets rental...

Duration:00:46:12

Ghana E-Levy Passed: The Final Whistle & What Next? | PodBites Ep. 21

3/31/2022
Tuesday 29th March was a bittersweet day Ghanaian Citizen. Ghana qualified for the World Cup 2022 and had the upper hand in the classic Jollof Derby. They also celebrated the birthday of the President of the Republic of Ghana, none other than H.E Nana Akuffo-Addo. On this same day, the E-levy was passed. The Tax levy was recently reduced from 1.75% to 1.5%. There were hopes this would eventually be reduced to 0%. Others hoped this E-levy would get approved, which has been the...

Duration:00:14:29

Remoteli: Building Africa's Fastest-Growing Virtual Assistants Company x Samuel Brooksworth | S3 Ep. 14

3/23/2022
This week Adrian sits down with a highly requested guest, Samuel Brooksworth, Founder and CEO of Africa's Fastest Growing Tech-led outsourcing organisation, Remoteli. They helps you build a global on-demand Remote workforce. The company has received attention from the likes of CNN and The Times In this episode, we discuss things like: Startups in Ghana eventSubscribe to watch on YouTube YouTube: youtube.com/thesoundofaccrapodcast MORE ABOUT SAMUEL Samuel Brooksworth is a...

Duration:00:36:22

Ghanaian Cedis currency at an all time low, Gas and inflation at all time high - PodBites Ep. 20 ( The Sound of Accra Podcast Mini-Series)

3/20/2022
On Tuesday 15th march 2022, The Pound Sterling Passed the 10 Ghanaian Cedis mark briefly, meaning £1 converted to just over 10 Ghanaian Cedis. This is an all time low for the Ghanaian Cedis currency. Meanwhile, Gas prices are at an all time high, with diesel prices going past the 10 cedis mark also. I released an episodes called the state of Ghana’s economy, Q4-2021, where I hinted that the Ghanaian economy was on a downwards spiral with inflation rising every week: The State of Ghana's...

Duration:00:04:40

An African-American's Remarkable Journey to Ghana x Tim Swain | S3 Ep.13

3/2/2022
This week Adrian sits down with one of his favourite Youtubers, Tim Swain. He is the Co-Founder and Director of Anidaso 360, an organization that empowers and equips disenfranchised communities through education, economic and social advancement. In addition, this organization empowers young adults through international immersion trips to Ghana, through transcultural leadership experiences and exposure. As an internationally recognized poet, author, speaker, award winning performer and...

Duration:01:01:41

Africa, the next Startup Superpower? | Unleashing Potential of The African Creative Economy | Podbites Ep.19

2/28/2022
What else does africa need to hit its full potential in the world of tech and the creative economy? Is Mother Africa ready to take the big stage? With the likes of mobile money being an enabler of exchange money for value (that is arts and crafts products and services), and with the rise of other fintech creations, we could well be on our way. Africori - The #1 destination for independent african artists and labels from across the continent and the diaspora Casting Africa - A platform...

Duration:00:06:53

The British- Ghanaian Hostess with the Mostest! x Mz Dru | S3. Ep. 12

2/22/2022
This week Mz Dru pulls up to our Accra studio with infectious energy and countless gems of wisdom ( Thank you Kofi )! Mz Dru is a TV presenter and media personality that moved from the UK to Ghana in 2019. In the short space of time, she has made her presence known from interning on Radio and TV, to being the face of multiple brands and companies. She also has a passion for youth empowerment and aims to inspire others through her journey only chasing her dreams whilst living her best...

Duration:01:02:42

Plastic Waste Management in Ghana and Across Africa | PodBites Ep. 18

2/21/2022
The sustainability of plastic waste in Africa is something we should all be concerned about. Plastic is a solution. Even some technologies use it. But plastic is also a problem we need to tackle as entrepreneurs and creative innovators. This is exactly what an eco-conscious organisation, Eco Amet Solutions, hosted a webinar around. Rivers, Oceans, Atmosphere, Food, plastic is EVERYWHERE! We are surrounded by toxins. Yes in the West, we have recycling banks and recycling pickups in our...

Duration:00:07:37

Is Ghana's E-Levy, Heavy? | GRA to tax Online Business and Fintech | PodBites Ep.17

2/17/2022
2022 is looking to be another difficult year for online businesses and even consumers in Ghana. Ghana wants to increase tax revenues by adding a levy on mobile money payments, bank transfers, merchant payments and inward remittances. Ghana's Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta announced back in November 2021 the introduction of the E-levy; a tax being passed onto Mobile Money (MoMo) Transactions. Is the introduction of Ghana's E-levy (Electrical transaction levy) fair or another way of...

Duration:00:16:53

Preserving Black, African & Ghanaian Culture w/ Kofi M.A Pt. 2 | S3 Ep. 11

2/15/2022
Adrian links up again co with a good friend of his, Kofi M.A; a Media and Communications Specialist and Content Creator, who co-hosts this episode of The Sound of Accra Podcast. We have a real conversation about being from the Diaspora, and if the Diaspora or Africans and Ghanaians living in the Western world abroad are at risk of losing their African roots because of the influences and pressures of the West, and vice versa, the West attempting to infiltrate African culture with westernised...

Duration:00:17:50

100k For Ghana x Enoch Kofi Antwi & Samuel A. Osei | S3 Ep. 10

2/8/2022
This week on The Sound of Accra Podcast, Adrian is joined by 100k For Ghana, an Impact Funding Initiative operating across the industrial sector, established to provide liveable wage jobs for all Ghanaians. Learn more about 100k For Ghana and get full references and links on today's show notes: https://thesoundofaccra.com/100kforghana In this week episode, we cover: Episode Sponsor: https://icecreamandting.com Contact 100k for Ghana : info@100kforghana.com Subscribe on YouTube:...

Duration:01:05:36

The Diaspora Remittance Revolution x Annette Abena | S3. Ep. 9

2/2/2022
On The Sound of Accra Podcast, Adrian is joined by Annette Abena is a Growth Manager at Sendwave, an international remittance app enabling Africans in the diaspora to send money home fast, securely and affordably. She is also a content creator focusing on tech and business in Africa. She founded the podcast "Diaspora Talks" and also has a weekly publication called "Diaspora Talks Newsletter". In this week episode, we cover: Today's episode show notes:...

Duration:00:48:49