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Dear Young Afrikan with Nana Fredua Agyeman is a podcast that aims to give a voice to young Africans on issues relevant to the African continent and to inspire Africans into action through conversations with people of high impact. Each week, I take a journey into the mind of successful young Africans and they share a bit of their purpose, journey, failures, what they attribute to their success and lessons learnt along the way. If you are allergic to great conversations and personal developme ...
 
Join student doctors, mentors, and educators Nana and Robert as they uncover the steps, strategies, and mindset used by highly motivated medical students and residents. It features off-the-cuff interviews which illuminate the essence of their successes and how you can attain it. Subscribe now for more episodes.
 
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It's a wrap for Season 2 of the Dear Young Afrikan Podcast! This season we had guests from all over Africa speaking on diverse issues from climate change, to the global cocoa value chain, to entrepreneurship in Africa, to the habit of doing hard things and many more. I would love to know which one has been your favourite episode and why. Send me a …
 
This week's episode is a continuation from last week. Isaac Mutemi (my guest) and I continue to delve into other elements of Pan-Africanism and why it matters for Africa's development. Given that Isaac is skeptical about the success of Pan-Africanism, i challenge him to offer a suitable alternative. Isaac also also left a word of advice for young A…
 
This week on the podcast we are talking about something that most Africans can identify with but isn’t something we have constructively delved into to understand what it actually means. We are talking about Pan-Africanism. That spirit, that ideology, that brings Africans together. But truly does pan-africanism do that? Should Pan-Africanism be glor…
 
This week on the podcast we are talking about a contentious subject - climate change. The skeptics say the climate crisis is a hoax, however most scientists believe it is an imminent crisis that must be taken seriously to protect the planet. Given that we live in a globalized world, Africa is not free from the effects of the crisis. In fact, Africa…
 
This week on the podcast we are in the land of Zambia and we are speaking to a young African woman who has made it her mission to raise a generation of African investors. Miss Chanozya Kabaghe developed an interested for investing during her undergraduate studies. She was surprised how clueless many young Zambians were about the investment opportun…
 
This week on the podcast we are discussing elections and leadership in Africa and to help us break this down, I invited my good friend and fellow Amanfo), Emmanuel Adu Amofa. He joins me to talk about the factors that influence voter patterns in Africa, why clientelism has and hasn’t worked in African elections and the tools used by African youth t…
 
My friend and professional troublemaker, Kwame Asamoah Kwarteng joins me on the podcast this week. Kwame loves to tell the world that he is a cocoa farmer’s son but he is more. He is an Agricultural Policy Analyst and a Cocoa-Chocolate Industry expert. We discussed the reasons why small holder cocoa farmers are the least paid in the global cocoa-ch…
 
You don’t always get to sit down for close to an hour with one of Uber's top executives, so when Jessica Poku accepted to be on the podcast, it was such a special moment for me! When Jessica graduated from Duke University, it was hard to find work or at least work that she actually wanted. But she is quick to take full responsibility saying “ the r…
 
You might have heard the popular saying “Naija people no dey carry last”. This week I am speaking to one of such young Nigerians. Chidi Nwaogu is a serial tech entrepreneur, ecosystem builder, and software developer. He has a reputation for building businesses and selling them at some point. He started learning to code at age 13 and by 16, he had c…
 
This week on the podcast we are in Kenya, specifically a town called Mariakani which is about 2 hours away from Mombasa. I am speaking to a young lady who has defied the odds and pursued her dream of fixing problems with her coding skills. She codes about 100 hours a week but that doesn’t stop her from being an avid reader and writer. She read 58 b…
 
This week I speak to a Ghanaian youth activist who grew up in the slums of Accra in a place called Chorkor. This young African does not hold his tongue when it comes to issues of national development and that is something he says he got from his mom. “…my mom would be like if you don’t like something, say it, if you are not comfortable, say it” he …
 
We kick off season 2 with a conversation I had with Alfred Afutu; co-founder of Konzoom. Konzoom is an online grocery delivery service based in Accra, Ghana. What makes Konzoom outstanding? They promise to deliver your order in 60 minutes and according to the young co-founder, that’s a promise they keep with every single order despite the heavy tra…
 
It's just been 3 months since i launched the podcast and season 1 has already come to an end. In this short episode, i reflect on starting a podcast and what i have learnt during this time. In a world of endless content, thanks for every second spent listening to this podcast. We will be back with Season 2 in the New Year, bigger and better. I look…
 
Disability is not inability. Many would agree with this statement but what happens when you have to be served by a shop attendant who requires some extra time because of their disability? As an employer, would you be intentional about employing persons with disability or you feel they will be a liability? This week, Mabel Suglo joins us to share wh…
 
This week i speak to a young African women who took a bold step to leave a stable corporate job to pursue her dream in Agribusiness. Her zeal was met with her first big failure in the first farming season where she run at a loss. "I cried" she says. But she bounced back with lessons learnt and renewed vigor to do better. In our conversation, she br…
 
This is the final episode for the 10 Commandments series I started a couple of weeks ago. If you have not listened to the other ones, please check out episode 4 & 5! In this episode, I discuss why it is necessary to dig deeper to discover the treasure that you are and why you should avoid shortcuts. “Shortcuts will cut you short” I say. I also touc…
 
"Chichi" as she is affectionately called by many, has a way of breaking down mental health in such a relatable way. She says "mental health has everything to do with everything" and that for me captures how seriously it should be taken. In this episode, we discussed how she discovered her purpose and how she and her team help over 1000 mentees acro…
 
Episode #5!!! This episode is part 2 of the series i started last week, so if you haven't checked out that one please go listen to it! The Bible has some wonderful lessons for the Young African if you pay attention to it and that's what i try to highlight in these series. I talk about being intentional about the thoughts we process, seeking counsel…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we present our amazing colleague Aniruddha Shekara. Ani’s episode was fascinatin…
 
In this episode, i talk about some biblical principles which have shaped the way i think and live. These principles are relevant for all, not just Christians so stick around even if you are not big on faith. This is going to be a three part series so make sure you follow up on the next episodes as they are released. I would love to hear your though…
 
When you speak to Violet Awo Amoabeng, you will immediately realize she's passionate about her mission at Skin Gourmet. She believes in it and on this episode she even agrees it's her purpose. We talk about how she started the business with 145 cedis, daddy's printer and an unshakable zeal that would stop at nothing. Today, Skin Gourmet sells in 17…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we present our amazing colleague Josh Yem. Josh’s episode was fascinating for ma…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we present our amazing colleague Ebun Falade. Ebun has been a great leader, and …
 
In Episode 2 i get a bit personal. I share a bit of my frustrations on the rejections i have been receiving after applying for jobs and how i deal with the disappointment. If you have received countless rejection letters as i have, i am sure you understand how disappointing it can be. I also talk about purpose and i even share one of my favourite p…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we present our amazing colleague Isaiah Giordullo. Isaiah opens up and talks fre…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we present our amazing colleague Grace Zhang. Grace’s entire journey is littered…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we present our amazing colleague, Kevin Piczer. His path to medicine seemed very…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we are blessed with the presence of fellow first year medical student Cameron Re…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we are blessed with the presence of our colleague Brianna Bangert, Bri as she prefer…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we are blessed with the presence of a frontline Covid ICU nurse turned medical s…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. Now find us on Instagram! In this week’s episode, we are blessed with the presence of the amazing Maddie Henwood. She shares her j…
 
Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. On this week’s episode we had the singular privilege of interviewing the amazing Nicole Jordan. In this episode we will share the …
 
Today we’re excited to announce the launch of the brand new Med Mindset Podcast. Each week, we will be bringing you incredible tips, strategies and interviews with phenomenal medical students and residents. You can listen online (below), download it to listen later, on your smartphone: all for free. In this episode we will share the journey, our Co…
 
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