Famous Ghanaian Women

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 1 
Michaela Coel
(Actress)

Michaela Coel
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Birthdate: October 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England

 2 
Akosua Busia
(Actress)

Akosua Busia
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Birthdate: December 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ghana

 3 
Jackie Appiah
(Actress)

Jackie Appiah
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Birthdate: December 5, 1983
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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 4 
Esther Afua Ocloo
(Co-Founder of Women's World Banking)

Esther Afua Ocloo
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Birthdate: April 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Dayi District, Ghana
Died: February 8, 2002

Ghanaian businesswoman Esther Afua Ocloo, better known as the founder of Women’s World Banking, had stepped into the world of business with less than a dollar. She initially sold marmalade in Ghana and then moved to England to learn food processing, eventually turning into a microlending pioneer.

 5 
Yaa Asantewaa
(Queens Mother)

Yaa Asantewaa
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Birthdate: 1840 AD
Birthplace: Besease
Died: October 17, 1920

The Queen Mother of the Ashanti Empire, or modern-day Ghana, Yaa Asantewaa is remembered for leading her country against the British in the War of the Golden Stool. The war began when a British representative sat on the Golden Stool, considered a sacred emblem of the Ashanti people.

 6 
Yaa Gyasi
(Novelist)

Yaa Gyasi
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Birthdate: 1989 AD
Birthplace: Mampong, Ghana

 7 
Yvonne Nelson
(Actress)

Yvonne Nelson
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Birthdate: November 12, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana
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 8 

MaameYaa Boafo
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Birthdate: 1980 AD
Birthplace: Pakistan

 9 
Amaarae
(Singer)

Amaarae
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Birthdate: July 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States

 10 

Juliet Ibrahim
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Birthdate: March 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

 11 
Nadia Buari
(Actress)

Nadia Buari
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Birthdate: November 21, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana

 12 
Fathia Nkrumah
(First Lady)

Fathia Nkrumah
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Birthdate: February 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: El-Zaytoun, Egypt
Died: May 31, 2007

 13 
Rebecca Akufo-Addo
(First Lady of Ghana)

Rebecca Akufo-Addo
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Birthdate: March 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghana

 14 
Yvonne Okoro
(Actress)

Yvonne Okoro
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Birthdate: November 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tamale, Ghana

Shirley Graham Du Bois
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Birthdate: November 11, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Died: March 27, 1977

 16 

Nana Ama McBrown
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Birthdate: August 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana

 17 

Ama Ata Aidoo
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Birthdate: March 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saltpond, Ghana

 18 
Joselyn Dumas
(Television Host)

Joselyn Dumas
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Birthdate: August 31, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ghana

 19 
Samira Bawumia
(Politician)

Samira Bawumia
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Birthdate: August 20, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sabon Zango, Accra, Ghana

 20 

Theodosia Okoh
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Birthdate: June 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Effiduase, Gold Coast
Died: April 19, 2015

 21 
Wendy Shay
(Singer)

Wendy Shay
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Birthdate: February 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Accra, Greater Accra Region

 22 
Berla Mundi
(Media Personality)

Berla Mundi
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Birthdate: April 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ghana

 23 
Ama K. Abebrese
(Actress, Television presenter)

Ama K. Abebrese
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Birthdate: May 3, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana

 24 

Charlotte Osei
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Birthdate: February 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Axim, Ghana

 25 
Efya
(Singer-songwriter)

Efya
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Birthdate: April 10, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana

 26 
Becca
(Singer-songwriter)

Becca
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Birthdate: August 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana

 27 

Nana Akua Addo
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Germany

 28 

Margaret Busby
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Birthdate: October 11, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

 29 
Afia Schwarzenegger
(Media personality)

Afia Schwarzenegger
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Birthdate: February 14, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ashanti Region, Ghana

Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings
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Birthdate: November 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ghana

 31 

Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang
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Birthdate: November 22, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cape Coast, Ghana

 32 
Samia Nkrumah
(Politician)

Samia Nkrumah
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Birthdate: June 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aburi, Ghana

 33 
Nana Aba Anamoah
(Media personality)

Nana Aba Anamoah
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Birthdate: June 19, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ghana

 34 
Adina
(Singer-songwriter)

Adina
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Birthdate: October 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liberia

Born to a South African father and a Ghanaian mother, award-winning singer Adina Thembi has made waves in the Afro pop scene. Her music also contains elements of Ghanaian folk music and highlife music, mixed with gospel and African pop. Her track Hear Me won her a Vodafone Ghana Music Award.

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Hamamat Montia
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Upper East Region, Ghana

 36 
Efua Sutherland
(Playwright)

Efua Sutherland
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Birthdate: June 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cape Coast, Ghana
Died: January 2, 1996

 37 
Sandister Tei
(Media professional)

Sandister Tei
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Ghana

 38 
Serwaa Amihere
(Broadcast Journalist)

Serwaa Amihere
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Birthdate: March 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ghana

 39 
Jessica Opare-Saforo
(Media personality)

Jessica Opare-Saforo
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Birthdate: April 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ghana

 40 
Abena Busia
(Writer)

Abena Busia
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Birthdate: 1953 AD
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

 41 

Martha Ankomah
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Birthdate: October 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

 42 
Deborah Owusu-Bonsu
(Television presenter)

Deborah Owusu-Bonsu
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Birthdate: August 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ghana

 43 
Elsie Effah Kaufmann
(Biomedical engineer)

Elsie Effah Kaufmann
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 44 
Menaye Donkor
(Entrepreneur)

Menaye Donkor
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Birthdate: March 20, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 45 
Sista Afia
(Singer-songwriter)

Sista Afia
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Birthdate: January 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Accra, Ghana

 46 
Lordina Mahama
(former First Lady)

Lordina Mahama
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Birthdate: March 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Nkoranza District, Brong-Ahafo Region

 47 
Sophia Akuffo
(Chief Justice of Ghana)

Sophia Akuffo
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Birthdate: December 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Akropong-Akuapem

 48 

Suzzy Williams
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Birthdate: 1982 AD
Birthplace: Ghana
Died: September 8, 2005

 49 
Ursula Owusu
(Parliamentarian)

Ursula Owusu
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Birthdate: October 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: kim Oda, Ghana

 50 
Lydia Forson
(Actress)

Lydia Forson
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Birthdate: October 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mankessim, Ghana