PEACE HYDE TALKS ABOUT AIM HIGHER AFRICA ON FOX NEWS

British/Ghanaian media entrepreneur and founder of education not for profit, Aim Higher Africa, Peace Hyde has been featured on leading US news platform Fox News for her transformative work in empowering unemployed youths and building grassroots entrepreneurs in Africa.

Peace Hyde who is one of only 200 visionary leaders selected to be part of the inaugural class of the 2018 Obama Foundation Leaders Africa program, has continued to push for the rights of street children to get formal education as well as providing support to impoverished communities and families across Ghana and Nigeria.

Hyde who also heads up the Forbes Africa digital media and partnerships arm as well as the editorial head for the west Africa region has over the years been celebrated globally for her outstanding contribution to the lives of communities with various nominations including the prestigious Discovery young Health Journalist of the year Award as well as being inducted into the 2017 and 2018 Untied Nations Most Influential People of African Decent list.

Aim Higher Africa has over the past 5 years delivered its proprietary MRDT curriculum program to millions of students across the continent in a bid to transform limiting mind-set, break down negative barriers and empower students with design thinking skills with a focus of helping them to identify opportunities within their community that creates long term scalable and sustainable impact.

The program was launched in Aim Higher Africa’s newly opened skills acquisition center in Yaba where students are enrolled in a 6-week intensive vocational and digital skills program after which successful graduates with innovative socially focused business plans, receive an interest free start up loan to transform their dreams into reality.

Watch the interaction in the video below:

PEACE HYDE NOMINATED FOR EXQUISITE LADY OF THE YEAR (ELOY) AWARDS 2018

British/Ghanaian Media entrepreneur and Head of Digital Media and Partnership/ WA Correspondent, Peace Hyde has been nominated in the ELOY Award for Journalism and Media Print category for her outstanding work with the renowned business magazines, Forbes Africa and Forbes Woman Africa. Joining her in the competitive category is CNN Digital Head, Stephanie Busari and BBC Anchor Didi Akin.

The Prestigious ELOY Awards organised each year to celebrate women of excellence and features some of the most successful female entrepreneurs across various fields in Africa is celebrating its 9th edition this year.

Organised by Exquisite Magazine, the awards shortlists individuals based on the character, ability and achievements and how her work impacts the Nigerian and African society, through Direct and Indirect Leadership, Service, Commitment, Achievement and Integrity.

Peace Hyde was also recently nominated as a 2018 Obama Foundation Africa Leader for her inspirational work with education non-profit Aim Higher Africa, which has to date, built over 800 grassroots entrepreneurs.

The awards are set to take place in Victoria Island, Lagos.

PEACE HYDE APPOINTED HEAD OF DIGITAL MEDIA FOR FORBES AFRICA ONLINE

The ABN Group owners of the prestigious Forbes Africa and CNBC Africa platforms have recently appointed Peace Hyde as its new Head of Digital Media and Strategic Partnerships. Hyde will still be maintaining her current role as the West Africa Correspondent for the leading business publication but will also head up the new digital platform, www.forbesafrica.com and drive user and engagement as well as create ongoing partnerships with brands and affiliates to cement the dominance of the magazine which is the number 1 read business magazine amongst Africa’s affluent according a recent Ipsos EMS Survey.

“The publishing game has changed dramatically in recent years. Forbes Africa has always had a passion for celebrating the people changing Africa and our new digital platform is in line with reaching that goal. The biggest trigger for the change we are experiencing is the imminent shift to digital. Companies like Forbes Africa who have already began investing in this direction as well as creating engaging content will have a competitive advantage and we are excited that this new medium will create a paradigm shift in the way our loyal readers consume content”, says Hyde.

Forbes Africa is the sixteen local language edition of the highly successful Forbes magazine – renowned for exploiting various matters as well as many listed based on the level of global wealth and power, offering topics such as “The World’s Most Powerful People” Global High Performers” and “The World Billionaires”.  Forbes Africa was launched in October 2011.

 “The managing editor, Chris Bishop is the visionary behind the immensely successful brand that we all love today. In just 6 years, Chris has managed to create a platform that is not only aspirational but also highlights the success stories from the continent whiles still maintaining the glitz and glamour of the prestigious Forbes brand. Through his guidance the new digital platform will have the same strict editorial standard but now we are widening our scope across the African region to pull in more stories that impact the continent as well as exciting content”, says Hyde.

“Forbes Africa is now 6 years and with this major push toward digital media, the company is simply carving out strategies to make us ready for the future. We are proud to appoint Peace Hyde to this role to help drive engagement from our millennial audience onto the online platform”, says Frederic Van Devyver, Executive Director, CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa.

About ABN Group 

ABN offers a holistic approach to telling Africa’s business story – first. With much-esteemed international brands such as CNBC Africa and FORBES AFRICA providing a broadcast and print platform respectively, the ABN conglomerate also offers resources to organize world-class events across the African continent, through ABN Productions. The ABN Training Institute boasts state-of-the-art facilities to provide media training, while ABN Digital is the company’s online presence for your up-to-date business and markets news. Through its sub-brands, ABN aims to be Africa’s leading aggregator and distributor of business and economic news.

About FORBES AFRICA 

FORBES AFRICA is the sixteenth local-language edition of the highly successful FORBES magazine – renowned for exploiting various matters, as well as its many lists based on the levels of global wealth and power, offering topics such as “The World’s Most Powerful People”, “Global High Performers,” and “The World’s Billionaires”. FORBES AFRICA launched in October 2011. The magazine features editorial from across the continent and includes relevant content from its partners in the US. FORBES AFRICA is the continent’s first-ever international business publication localized for the African executive.

PEACE HYDE, OTHERS CELEBRATED ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

Peace Hyde, Stephanie Busari, Keturah King and Bolanle Olukanni Celebrated on the cover of Guardian Life for International Women’s Day.

International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. In joining the celebrations this year, Guardian Life is celebrating exceptional women in media by profiling leading women on the March cover.

Under the theme of International Women’s Day which is #Be Bold for Change, the leading Nigerian publication is celebrating the works of Peace Hyde, Forbes Africa and Forbes Woman Africa correspondent, Stephanie Busari, Head of CNN Nigeria Keturah King from CNN African Voices and Bolanle Olukanni of Ebony Life TV.

The women who are taking charge of changing the narrative of the African continent as strong, hard working and relentless pan African broadcasters have been highlighted as change makers in the media space who are using the power of media to tell impactful African stories via their globally recognized platforms.

PEACE HYDE’S INTERVIEW WITH ALIKO DANGOTE SHOWS ON GH-ONE TV

Undoubtedly Ghana’s most successful media personality, Peace Hyde has added yet another milestone to her long list of accolades.

In what is being dubbed as the most prestigious talk show on the continent, Peace Hyde anchors the Forbes Africa TV show, My Worst Day which has already amassed over 60 million viewers across 16 countries in sun Saharan Africa via the pan African CNBC Africa channel on DSTV.

The show has the enviable reputation of being the only program, which interviews the continents billionaire and millionaire business tycoons.

The riveting first episode features Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote who sits down with the winner of the 2016 African broadcaster of the year award and Forbes Africa correspondent to discuss the most challenging day in his business career.

In the half hour interview, which premiers on EIB Networks GH One TV Wednesday the 22nd of February at 5:30 pm, Africa’s richest man discloses the challenges he faced setting up the first cement factory which led to millions of dollars in losses. See what events turned Dangote from “Black to Red” and how he dealt with his worst day ever in business.

Watch teaser of the interview below:

PEACE HYDE, AUDU MAIKORI & OLIVIER FAGES JUDGE CHIVAS THE VENTURE FINAL IN LAGOS

Ghanaian media personality and Forbes Africa correspondent Peace Hyde was among the list of prestigious judges who were given the difficult task of selecting the winner of this years Chivas The Venture competition, which took place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Lagos and to carry out her duties, the stunning media personality wore this beautiful green shift dress.

From a starting list of 226 social entrepreneurs, the Lagos Edition of the Chivas The Venture finally came to an end with Chioma Ukonu of Recycle Points winning the one million naira top prize as well as a chance to compete for a chunk of a million dollar fund in the global finals of the competition.

The Chivas Regal The Venture is an initiative, which aims at investing in extraordinary startups that are using business to create positive change. The initiative has international heavy weights like Hollywood star Don Cheadle as a brand ambassador with support from local ambassadors like Chocolate City founder and Chairman Audu Maikori.

South African comedy icon Trevor Noah was enlisted to host the New York edition of the competition this year. Peace Hyde joins the competition as a judge alongside managing director of Pernod Ricard Nigeria, Olivier Fages in what is fast becoming the most competitive pitching competition in Africa.

As winners of the Lagos Edition, Recycle Points will represent Nigeria in the global Finals alongside 32 other social entrepreneurs across 6 continents in Los Angeles, California next year.

Source: NKONKONSA.com 

PEACE HYDE AND BARCLAYS LAUNCH THE AIM HIGHER AFRICA PROJECT

Peace Hyde-1British Ghanaian Peace Hyde, founder of multiple award winning education not for profit, Aim Higher Africa and Forbes Africa Correspondent has joined forces with Barclays to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit in young people to curb youth unemployment by launching the Aim Higher Africa Ignite edutainment series.

Peace Hyde started the not for profit organization when she first relocated to Africa after a career in education spanning 6 years during which she taught Chemistry, Biology and Psychics and rapidly rose to the level of senior management.

“The critical ingredient is getting up and doing something, no matter what, it’s as simple as that. A lot of young people have ideas, but there are few who decide to do something about them now. Not tomorrow. Not next week. But today. The true entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer and that is what all these amazing entrepreneurs featured in The Ignite Series have proven. At such a challenging time where youth unemployment is at an all time high, we need to show our bright young minds that they have the power to do more”, says Peace Hyde.

The Aim Higher Africa Ignite series is an edutainment series profiling some of Africa’s leading entrepreneurs across the continent from different industries who share on key moments in their entrepreneurial path that led to their remarkable journey to success. Over the past three years, the organization has been engaging entrepreneurs across the continent to learn and develop as entrepreneurs by offering invaluable connections to like-minded peers, provide access to investors, mentorship and financial literacy workshops.

Peace Hyde who also specialises in creating and implementing educational systems, policies and best practice with international schools across Africa, is launching the Ignite series to serve as a catalyst of growth for all levels of the entrepreneurial experience. Since its inception the organization has created over 300 small businesses in West Africa and with its new web series in partnership with financial giant Barclays Bank, Aim Higher Africa seeks to Educate, Inspire and Empower a generation of young leaders to transform their passion into business.

In an interview with Pulse Ghana, Peace Hyde shares on the vision behind The Ignite Series and why she believes entrepreneurship is key to unlocking Africa’s untapped human capital.

PEACE HYDE SPOTTED WITH DON JAZZY IN ROME

Peace Hyde and Don Jazzy spotted in Rome
Peace Hyde and Don Jazzy spotted in Rome

TV personality and motivational speaker Peace Hyde has been spotted with Nigerian music supremo Don Jazzy in Rome.

The Forbes West Africa Correspondent posted some behind the scenes pictures of her experience in Rome.

Peace Hyde Joined the Supreme Mavin Dynasty boss Don Jazzy along with a handful of people including Diageo Boss Joe Nazzer for the fascinating experience in Rome.

Don Jazzy who joined the Johnnie Walker Joy will take you further campaign as a brand ambassador earlier this year on Friday hit Rome for the exclusive international launch of the brands Gentleman’s wager campaign, which stars Jude Law.

Peace also met Hollywood actor Jude Law for the same Johnnie Walker Joy will take you further campaign in Rome.

Source: Nkonkonsa.com 

 

SARKODIE REVEALS HIS TOP 3 GH CELEB CRUSHES

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“New Guy” hit maker Sarkodie was put on the spot to live on radio to list his top three celebrity crushes and he duly obliged.

Live on YFM, Sarkodie mentioned actress Yvonne Okoro, Peace Hyde and Berla Mundi of GH One and Live FM as the ladies he admires most in the entertainment industry.

This is how Sarkodie made is selection.

 “It depends on the weather. Because of the light issues we have currently, if you get a fair girl, she will brighten the room to some extent.

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 “I no get crush on people but I dey admire them. I admire Yvonne Okoro because she is beautiful. She is fine. She is my friend but she is a boss and so you can’t just be calling her as and when you like.”

Berla Mundi

“And these days, this girl at GHOne, Berla, she is very beautiful. ”

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“Peace Hyde is also very beautiful.”