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BBC Radio 1’s Clara Amfo named top 30 under 30 by Future of Ghana project

HONOURED: BBC Radio 1's Clara Amfo

HONOURED: BBC Radio 1’s Clara Amfo

BBC RADIO 1 presenter Clara Amfo has been named as one of the top 30 under 30 pioneers of 2016 by the Future of Ghana project.

The UK-born presenter, who currently presents the mid-morning show on the popular station which she took over from Fearne Cotton in May last year, was selected, in part, due to her Philanthropy work in Ghana with charity Plan International and their ‘Because I am A Girl’ campaign.

Clara was born was born in Kingston upon Thames after her father, a microbiologist, immigrated from Ghana in the 1970s.

In 2015, the 31-year-old became the host of The Official Chart on BBC Radio 1.

The Future of Ghana is an annual project dedicated to showcasing, nurturing and mobilising Ghana’s talent for the development of Ghana.

WORDS: Layla Young

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