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The Sound of Accra Podcast

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The Sound of The Accra is the podcast where we chat with colourful creatives and entrepreneurs from a Ghanaian background or with a special interest to the city, bringing listeners one step closer to Accra. Hosted by Adrian Daniels, a resident of Accra and London. We bring regular episodes promised to connect a global audience to contemporary, international Ghanaian-based excellence and talent.

The Sound of The Accra is the podcast where we chat with colourful creatives and entrepreneurs from a Ghanaian background or with a special interest to the city, bringing listeners one step closer to Accra. Hosted by Adrian Daniels, a resident of Accra and London. We bring regular episodes promised to connect a global audience to contemporary, international Ghanaian-based excellence and talent.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Sound of The Accra is the podcast where we chat with colourful creatives and entrepreneurs from a Ghanaian background or with a special interest to the city, bringing listeners one step closer to Accra. Hosted by Adrian Daniels, a resident of Accra and London. We bring regular episodes promised to connect a global audience to contemporary, international Ghanaian-based excellence and talent.

Language:

English


Episodes

These Are African Hands: The Makings of a Champion x Kevin Brewerton - S2 Finale Ep.12

3/25/2021
Kevin Brewerton joins Adrian all the way from Los Angeles, USA, with a live audience on The Sound of Accra Podcast, for a very special Season Finale. For the first time ever, the podcast goes live with just under 100 attendees! Kevin Brewerton is a 5x World Kickboxing champion, Visual artist, and Author of the “Warrior Within” (The mental approach of a Champion). He pioneered the sport of karate/ kickboxing. He is also the Author of his new memoir book, These are African Hands: The Journey...

Duration:01:35:19

Creating your own job from an employer x Adrian Benjamin - S2 Ep.11

2/18/2021
Visit: https://thesoundofaccra.com/adrianbenjamin Adrian has worked for UBS Investment bank at 22, was in New York as part of the Mountbatten Internship scheme after graduating university in Birmingham where he studied Business Studies. Since then Adrian has been a Financial Consultant where he has worked internationally for the largest Investment Banks, Consultancy Practices and Payment companies in the world such as RBS, Accenture, HSBC, Visa, Bloomberg and Deloitte. Now Adrian has moved...

Duration:01:22:01

The rise of Tech Communities and jobs in Ghana 🇬🇭 - S2 Ep.10

2/12/2021
Visit: https://thesoundofaccra.com/lily-edinam-botsyoe/ Lily is the founder of the Pointers in 10 Podcast. More impressively, works currently as the community engagement manager and board member for the Hacklab Foundation. She also sits on the board of the Internet Society’s Youth Special Interest Group and chairs the committee for women and youth of the Internet Society Ghana Chapter. As an aspiring Tech Policy Analyst, she speaks widely on issues related to the internet with particular...

Duration:00:40:09

Black Money Mindset ( Making Wealth Accessible PT.2 ) x Michael G. Donkor - S2. Ep.9

2/3/2021
Visit: https://thesoundofaccra.com/michael-g-donkor/ for the full show notes, links and resources Michael G. Donkor is a Financial planner and Life Coach from London. He also has a strong background in Wealth Management. He’s worked in Finance for the last 10 years. IN THIS EPISODE (PART 2 ) WE COVER TIMESTAMPS 39:21: Financial compliance 39:35: Working with clients as financial planner 42:07: Reputation in Financial advisory industry 43:30: Getting private clients 48:32: Renewing...

Duration:00:31:58

Making Wealth Accessible (PT.1) x Michael G. Donkor - S2. Ep.9

1/27/2021
Visit: https://thesoundofaccra.com/michael-g-donkor/ for the full show notes, links and resources Michael G. Donkor is a Financial planner and Life Coach from London. He also has a strong background in Wealth Management. He’s worked in Finance for the last 10 years. IN THIS EPISODE (PART 1) WE COVER TIMESTAMPS 0:00 - intro 5:46- About Michael 7:51 - What is financial planning & Building long -term goals. 10:42 - Golden financial advice 11:54 How Michael made the move into financial...

Duration:00:42:03

The Slow Money Club & Future Banking Fintech x Kwasi Affum - S2 Ep.8

1/20/2021
Visit: https://thesoundofaccra.com/kwasi-affum/ for the full show notes, links and resources Kwasi is Vice President of Impact Assessment in Group Strategy at Barclays. He is also the founder of FutureBanking, a FinTech Ecosystem aimed at changing the face of FinTech and make it more inclusive by helping underrepresented founders to access funding, employees to up-skill, and students to find opportunities. Kwasi also hosts The SlowMoney Podcast, where he speaks to fellow investors about...

Duration:00:34:13

The Ghanaian Creative Arts Economy x Mika Abraham - S2 Ep. 7

1/14/2021
Visit: https://www.thesoundofaccra.com/mika for full show notes Mika Abraham is a trusted voice in the African Music industry as well as the creative arts industry. She uses her passion, experience and engagement to constantly empower African creatives and The African diaspora. She is a well respected broadcast journalist and host who is recognised both nationally and internationally for her work and public appearances. Her great work ethic landed her awarding opportunities to work with...

Duration:00:50:02

Ghana 365: Eat, Sleep, Live Ghana - S2 Ep.6

1/6/2021
Visit for full show notes: https://thesoundofaccra.com/ghana365/ Kobi Boakye is the founder of Ghana 365, the Ultimate guide to Ghana, providing excellent travel advice. He is also a founder of Buff Body Fitness. CONNECT WITH KOBI BOAKYE / GHANA 365 Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ghana365/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ghana.365/ Website: https://ghana-365.com/ IN THIS EPISODE WE COVER KEY POINTS IN THIS EPISODE Wants to change the narrative of stereotypical...

Duration:00:57:35

Everyday Negotiation & Conflict Resolution in Race, Work, Relationships & Politics x Kwame Christian - S2 Ep.5

12/29/2020
Visit for full show notes: https://thesoundofaccra.com/kwame-christian/ Kwame Christian is a Bestselling author, attorney, and the Director of the American Negotiation Institute and and a respected voice in the field of negotiation and conflict resolution. Christian has conducted workshops throughout North America and abroad, and is a highly sought after national keynote speaker. Host of the world’s most popular negotiation podcast, Negotiate Anything, Kwame is dedicated to empowering...

Duration:00:29:27

Ghana as we know it: The Future x James Mercer - S2 Ep.4 (Part 2)

12/14/2020
Visit https://www.thesoundofaccra.com/james for the show notes and more 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...

Duration:01:28:39

Ghana as we know it x James Mercer - S2 Ep.4 (Part 1)

12/7/2020
Visit https://www.thesoundofaccra.com/james for the show notes and more 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...

Duration:00:59:28

Black podcasts, Podcasting the new Netflix / YouTube? The death of TV x Jesse Acquah-Hayford - S2 Ep.3

11/17/2020
Jesse Acquah-Hayford is a Digital Creator, founder of New Motive WOC (World of Creativity) returns to The Sound of Accra Podcast! He is also founder and host of The Definition Podcast, which is for the thinkers. Focuses on debates and conversation on controversial topics. New Motive WOC mainly focuses on Logo designs and branding. In this episode, we cover: Key links The Definition Podcast - Instagram The Definition Podcast - Website The Definition Podcast - YouTube Jesse's Season 1...

Duration:00:44:50

Music Showbiz, Gigs, Ghana and Covid x Joshua KYEOT S2 Ep.2

11/17/2020
Citing Stevie Wonder, Sisqo, and Michael Jackson among his top influences, Joshua is an all-round entertainer and has something to offer that can be respected by the discerning and casual listener. The surname KYEOT that he has adopted is telling onlookers to pay attention: Keep Your Eyes/ Ears On This. His voice is unique to him, and easily identifiable to the extent where he can easily showcase his vocal ability. Making waves in his career, he sold out his first headline show at the...

Duration:00:44:03

Ghana, Grillz, Diamonds & Jewellers x Awura-Adjua Eshun - Ep.1 (Season 2 Premiere)

11/15/2020
Awura-Adjua is an incredible 21 year old, self-taught jeweller specialising in creating Grillz (gold teeth), as well as jewellery restorations. She started her business 17 (One Seven) Jewellers in 2017 in South London and educated herself on how to make grillz by watching videos and reading dental publications. She's now based in Birmingham, West Midlands although she works with her clients from all over the world. She's currently pursuing a degree in jewellery and silversmithing at...

Duration:00:49:58

The Sound of Accra Podcast - Season 2 Official Trailer

11/14/2020
The Sound of Accra Podcast Season 2 Official Trailer Visit: www.thesoundofaccra.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.me/gofundad)

Duration:00:01:29

Beyond The Return: Ghana in a COVID 19 Era ( Africa Roundtable, Vol 2 )

11/13/2020
Ghana quickly became one of the African countries with the most Coronavirus cases. It also became one of the top countries to fight against the virus outbreak. The Ghanaian Government took no chances in dealing with the menace. Today, Ghana is almost on the verge of a 2nd wave of the virus sweeping the nation, with currently just under 50,000 cases and remarkably only 350 deaths to date. On 1st September, Ghana re-opened its international airport, Kotoka International Airport, and resumed...

Duration:00:20:36

SARS Protests - Nigerian Podcasters Speak Out ( Africa Roundtable, Vol 1)

10/25/2020
So this week I asked for fellow African podcasters from Nigeria to share their thoughts and feelings on the recent #ENDSARS protests and outbreaks taking place across Lekki, Lagos and Nigeria. On my African Roundtable series, I pass the mic to other podcasters and voices from the African and diaspora community, who want to amplify their voice and give their opinion on a trending themes or events. For the guests that submitted their opinions, I’m truly grateful for your contributions. This...

Duration:00:11:29

Moving to Ghana Survival Kit | The best of The Sound of Accra Podcast S1

10/5/2020
This is an episode continuing to relive the highlights from season 1 of The Sound of Accra Podcast. Relocating to Ghana? You would want to listen to this one and make sure you are prepared for what's in store! Featuring guests from Season 1: 0:11 - Gbontwi Anyetei 3:46 - Kofi M.A 8:30- Mahawa Kamara Visit: www.thesoundofaccra.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.me/gofundad)

Duration:00:17:46

"What The Sound of Accra means to you P2?" | The Best of The Sound of Accra Podcast S1

9/17/2020
This is the second of two short episodes capturing what "The Sound of Accra" meant to each of the guests. Listen out for each guests unique response! Check out the season 1 guest list: https://thesoundofaccra.com/guestlist/ Visit: www.thesoundofaccra.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.me/gofundad)

Duration:00:09:12

"What The Sound of Accra means to you?" | The Best of The Sound of Accra Podcast S1

9/17/2020
This is the first of two episodes capturing what "The Sound of Accra" meant to each of the guests. Listen out for each guests unique response! Check out the season 1 guest list: https://thesoundofaccra.com/guestlist/ Visit: www.thesoundofaccra.com Support the show (https://www.paypal.me/gofundad)

Duration:00:11:57