Reflecting on the Year and Looking Ahead to a Healthy and Prosperous 2015

It is my absolute favorite time of the year. Christmas to me is a very special time where we are obliged to spread love and be reminded of the perfect love of God through the symbolism of the birth of Jesus Christ.  I also use this opportunity to reflect on the year- accomplishments,  significant moments,…

My Sit-Down with John Dumelo on Acting, Marriage, Politics and More

The  premiere season of The Sandra Appiah show, currently in production, will bring to viewers inspiring tales of success and achievement from the pan-African community. For a recent episode, I had the pleasure of sitting down with popular Ghanaian actor John Dumelo, who recently became the first Ghanaian to hit 1 million fans on Facebook, and quickly approaching…

We All Need “A Little More African” in Us- The Luol Deng Controversy

By now most of you must have heard about the major scandal in American basketball right now regarding comments made by an NBA executive about African player Luol Deng. To give you a little background, an audio was released last week revealing a conversation that happened on June 6th between the general manager of the…

#TBT: My Mother, My Hero!

  Wow! Look what I stumbled across in my mother’s “treasury box”. I have very few baby photos so you can imagine my excitement when I saw this. What’s interesting is that I could probably say a thousand things about this photo. It perfectly represents my childhood years in Ghana. I had just about turned one….

My #WCW: The Fierce and Unstoppable IMAN

I am constantly moved by women who have defied odds, set new trends, and opened new doors for girls around the world. Somali fashion mogul, actress and entrepreneur Iman is my #WCW. She is one of the world’s first supermodels of color, and undeniably Africa’s first global supermodel. A true visionary, she pioneered the field…