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10 Ghanaian Celebrities who attended KNUST – Notable Alumni

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), in the heart of Kumasi, Ghana, has been a cradle of academic excellence and global research influence for many. Among its illustrious alumni are several Ghanaian celebrities who, before gracing our screens and stages, honed their skills within its walls. Let’s take a closer look at some of these remarkable individuals.

The University has recently produced their Youngest professor in the name of Professor Prof Michael Kwasi Poku-Boansi. The distinguished Professor was formerly served as the Head of Department of Planning and is currently the Vice of Dean of Students at the KNUST School of Graduate studies .

10 Ghanaian Celebrities who attended KNUST – Teknokrat 

1.John Dumelo

Renowned for his captivating performances in both Ghanaian and Nollywood films, John Dumelo is an actor and entrepreneur of international acclaim. Before his rise to stardom, Dumelo pursued a degree in Civil Engineering at KNUST. His time at the university laid the foundation for a multifaceted career that spans film, philanthropy, and entrepreneurship.

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2. Mr. Eazi

Mr. Eazi is the stage name of Oluwatosin Ajibade, a Nigerian singer, composer, and record executive. Known as a blend of Ghanaian highlife and Nigerian chord progressions and rhythms, he is the creator of banku music. In 2008, Mr. Eazi moved to Kumasi and enrolled at KNUST, where he started hiring musicians to play at campus events. After recording a guest verse for the song “My Life,” which gathered traction and became a hit at KNUST, he began to express an interest in music. In 2013, Mr. Eazi released his first mixtape, About to Blow.

3. Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings

Ghanaian politician Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings served as the country’s first lady from 4 June 1979 to 24 September 1979 and from 31 December 1981 to 7 January 2001. Both occasions while Jerry John Rawlings was president. She was the first woman to seek the presidency of Ghana in 2016.

10 Ghanaian Celebrities who attended KNUST - Teknokrat 
10 Ghanaian Celebrities who attended KNUST – Teknokrat 

4. Okyeame Kwame

A musician, composer, creative director, and entrepreneur from Ghana with the stage name Okyeame Kwame and the moniker Rap Doctor.

10 Ghanaian Celebrities who attended KNUST - Teknokrat 
Okyeame Kwame

5. Alhaji Aliu Mahama

Engineer and politician Alhaji Aliu Mahama served as Ghana’s vice president from 7 January 2001 until 7 January 2009. He was the nation of Ghana’s first Muslim vice president and a member of the New Patriotic Party.

6. Ameyaw Debrah

Ameyaw Kissi Debrah, often known as Ameyaw Debrah in the professional world, is a well-known journalist, blogger, and reporter from Ghana. He established AmeyawDebrah.com, a blog and website for entertainment that focuses on publishing news on Ghanaian celebrities. He earned a bachelor’s degree in publishing from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. He received the Best Publishing Student honor in 2005 while attending KNUST. He has significantly improved a number of pan-African websites, such as ModernGhana.com, Orijin-ent.com, and Jamati.com.

7. Nikoletta Samonas

Greek and Ghanaian actress and independent model Nikoletta Samonas. She has appeared in a number of major motion pictures under the stage name Nikki Samonas. She graduated from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology as well as Holy Child High School.

8. Emmanuel Apraku

Emmanuel Apraku better known by his stage name Ray Style, developed his own brand through caricature, graphic design, and pencil work. Tolu Lope, Josh Ostrovsky, Michael Blackson, Chris Bosh, DeStorm Power, Mrcocoyam, D Black, Edem, King Bach, and Malin Bjork were just a few of the famous people he collaborated with.

    9. George Nenyi Kojo Andah:

    Former Member of Parliament for the Awutu Senya West Constituency in Ghana’s Central Region, George Nenyi Kojo Andah is a politician from Ghana.

    10. Frimpong Manso (Village Minds Productions)

    Frimpong Manso, known for his contributions to the Ghanaian film industry, is a KNUST alumnus. His studies in Production Engineering at the university laid the foundation for his remarkable career in filmmaking.

    Conclusion

    These are just a few examples of the many Ghanaian celebrities who can trace their roots back to the halls of KNUST. From entertainment to politics and beyond, KNUST has been instrumental in shaping the trajectories of these luminaries, leaving an indelible mark on Ghana’s cultural landscape. Their journeys serve as a testament to the diverse talents and capabilities that flourish within the university’s nurturing environment.

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