Ghanaian inventor Apostle Kwadwo Safo has opened up a factory which produces SUVs and pickups "made in Ghana ". Customers include, among others , the police. Ghana is seeking to promote products made locally.
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Princess Abiwu from Ghana, gave up a good salary and an executive job that allowed her to travel all over the world. For now, she is finding meaning in her life in a least expected way.
When James Kofi Annan escaped from child slavery at the age of 13 he had no idea what awaited him. Luckily for him, his determination and grit helped him get through and seek ways to help others
This police patrol vehicle is unique in Africa. It's a Kantanka pick-up, and made in Ghana. Most of the vehicle's bodywork comes from China. But some of the parts are made locally. Kantanka employs 300 workers to assemble the patrol cars. They use fairly low-tech methods - that still function during power cuts.
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