Meet the 2019 FACES of Global Black Excellence

Nii Ntreh Dec 26, 2019 at 02:27pm

December 26, 2019 at 02:27 pm | Faces of Black Excellence, Opinions & Features

Nii Ntreh

Nii Ntreh | Staff Writer

December 26, 2019 at 02:27 pm | Faces of Black Excellence, Opinions & Features

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Coco Gauff. Photo Credit: Foxsportsasia.com

Coco Gauff

Cori “Coco” Gauff is the youngest ranked professional tennis player in the world at the age of just 15. She is currently number 68, according to the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA).

Gauff has won WTA doubles titles as well as the Linz Open 2019 title. But what shot her through to proper fame was beating Venus Williams in the first round of the 2019 Wimbledon championship.

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Kevin Okyere. Photo Credit: Yen.com.gh

Kevin Okyere

Ghanaian businessman Kevin Okyere has become the darling of his country thanks to his unassuming tincture even in the face of massive success.

He is also loved because his Springfield Group is the only Ghanaian-owned company exploring in the country’s oil fields.

In 2018, Okyere’s company was valued at about $1 billion. And in 2019, Springfield hit oil in deep waters off the Ghanaian coast believed to be in excess of 1.5 billion barrels and further boosting Okyere’s reputation as one Africa’s enterprising oils magnates.

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