Ghanaian blogger and author Afia English has finally released her second book titled “Why Africa Is Rich In Natural Resources Yet Poor”
The book tackles the abundance of natural resources on the African continent and how African countries have failed to harness these resources to generate wealth.
The book is available on Amazon.com
Real name Afia Sarpong, Afia English majored in B.A Social Sciences (Geography and Sociology) at the University of Cape Coast and served as a volunteer writer for the New Independent newspaper and Today Newspaper in 2012.
She started afiaenglish.wordpress.com in 2013 as the first female to do entertainment blogging. Her educational and informative articles got her blog nominated as the ‘Best New Blog’ at the 2014 Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards.
Afia English, who now blogs at afiaenglish.net has had several recognitions, including her article being used by Students of Auchi Polytechnic as a case study.
2014 – Ghana Blogging and Social Media Awards – Best New Blog (www.afiaenglish.wordpress.com )
2015 – GN Bank People’s Choice Awards – Best Entertainment Journalist of the Year.
2015 – Ghana Tertiary Awards – Most Influential Student Blogger of the Year.
2015 – BLAC MUA Awards – Best Female Blogger Of the Year
2015 – Ghana Underground Music Awards – Best Website for Underground Artist
2016 – UCC SRC Awards – Best Student Blogger
2018 – UK Blog Awards 2018 – Best International Influencer