Nike Davies-Okundaye needs no introduction. In fact, many readily identify her as the speaker invited to Ivy League schools who has no formal education. Teaching herself English after dropping out of school after form six, she has risen above many challenges like child marriage, menial jobs, among others to find success.
The African entertainment scene is getting more global recognition from movies, art and music. Ghana is latching on to its year of return initiative to drive growth for the economy. Ruddy Kwakye, Founder and CEO of The Rave Group joins CNBC Africa to discuss what the future holds for Ghana's entertainment industry.
British-born Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare has launched a residency program in the West African country's commercial capital Lagos in the hope that it will help the continent to raise its profile in the global art scene.