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Announcing…The Winners of the IKnowaGhanaianStar Competition!

And finally, the 1st of July, 2014 is here!

The I Know a Ghanaian Star Writing Competition has come to an exciting end! It was a potpourri of amazing entries, dedicated judges- Jemila Abdulai and Nana Awere Damaoh , and the ever-awesome Ghanaians that took the time to vote for their most inspiring entries!

Without further ado,

The winner  of the I Know a Ghanaian Star Competition is…



Mabel Blankson!

Mabel is a student of the Ghana Institute of Journalism studying Communication Studies (journalism option) who loves to write. She has published some of her stories in ”The Mirror” a weekly newspaper in Ghana. She is also a blogger and an avid reader. Her blog showcases interesting literary pieces brewed from her creative mind. She likes volunteerism and would do that for any worthy cause.

Her Ghanaian Star is Ato Ulzen-Appiah, and her entry can be accessed here.

At the time of publication, it had amassed 595 Likes.


In second place…

Naa Achere Buxton-Tetteh!

Naa is a Software Developer and Blogger who works for Nandimobile.

Her Ghanaian Star is Regina Agyare and her entry can be accessed here

At the time of publication, it had amassed 391 Likes.


And in third place…

Umar Farouk Nazir!

Umar is a Nineteen year-old  Senior High School Graduate.

His Ghanaian Star is Amadu Mohammed and his entry can be accessed here

At the time of publication, it had amassed 308 Likes.

Three hearty cheers for Mabel, Naa and Umar!


Heartfelt thanks to the awesome folks who sent in entries; you are huge, shining African Stars!

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  1. […] Winning this competition is one of the biggest achievements of my life so far.  I knew this was for me the very moment I saw the ad. This is not to say it was an easy deal, far from that perhaps you should ask Ato Ulzen-Appiah and Francis Addai the wahala I went through to get this. I was able to make it through to the top 5 and finally won. […]

  2. […] My joy knew no bounds, I fulfilled knowing that I have made one big progress in my writing journey. My joy isn’t really about the prize but with the fact that I have been able to achieve something with my writing ability and made progress on this  amazing writing journey of mine. Hardwork really pays, I believe and this has proved it. Let’s put away procrastination and laziness and be inspired to work hard in all areas of our endeavours. Remember,”Less Talk, More Action”. I am particularly grateful to all those who helped and encouraged me to get this far. What would I have done without you all?  Thank you so much! […]

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