Akua or Blakofe as she is popularly known is one of the biggest names in the Ghanaian media and entertainment scene. Raised in the UK, Blakofe visited Ghana in 1995 and since has built an outstanding career in advertising, television, radio and event management.
As a result of her success on TV and radio, Akua has had the opportunity to host a number of events, from small corporate functions to large music shows, for example the United Nations Conference on Refugees, John Legend in Ghana, Jo’burg Joy of Jazz Festival in South Africa and the United Nations Peace and Reconciliation Concert in Liberia.
Akua is also an accomplished writer who was awarded 'Best Journalist' by the Ghana /UK Society in 2011. She is a regular contributor to the number one Pan-African magazine 'New African Magazine'.
Outside Ghana, Akua had worked as a Presenter for Aljazeera, a Field Reporter for MNet and has been featured on Oprah and Channel 4 (UK).