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Meet Nana Twumasi Ankrah first ever black personal assistant to the British throne.

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Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, has been assigned as personal assistant by the Queen of England making him first black equerry in British history. Major Nana Kofi Twumasi-Ankrah, a Ghanaian-born officer who fought in the Afghanistan war, will fill one of the most important roles in the royal household, The Times reports. Major Twumasi-Ankrah moved to the UK from Ghana with his parents in 1982 and studied at Queen Mary University of London and the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. As an equerry, Major Twumasi-Ankrah will act as one of the Queen’s most-trusted attendants, assisting her with official engagements and welcoming high profile guests to royal residences. The appointment is said to be especially important now the Duke of Edinburgh is set to retire from public life this year. Major TA, 38, moved to the UK from Ghana with his parents in 1982. He studied at Queen Mary University in London and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He joined the Blues and Royals to become the first black B…

Shatta Wale given key to Worcester City.

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Controversial and self acclaimed dancehall act, Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr known in showbiz circles as Shatta Wale has been awarded by the Mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts with the keys to the city. The 'taking over' hit maker was honoured with the keys to the city  yesterday July 8, 2017  after performing in the city as part of his ‘AFTER THE STORM' tour in the USA. Mayor of Worcester Joseph Petty presented the award in recognition of his contributions to the arts and for honoring the city of Worcester with his presence. He has won several awards both internationally and locally  including Artist of the Year in the 2014 edition of the Ghana Music Awards.. His most recent hits include ‘Taking Over’, 'Penalty', 'Ayoo', ‘Hossana’, ‘Forgetti’ and among others.
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