I was ridiculed out of ignorance – Abena Korkor

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Ghanaian mental health advocate and entrepreneur, Nana Abena Korkor Addo, has said people trolled her on social media during her manic episodes out of ignorance.

The young UCC graduate suffered two episodes of bipolar disorder and took to social media to make some controversial revelations including sexual encounters with celebrities.

According to her, a lot of Ghanaians are not well briefed about such disorders hence she took advantage of her situation to educate them about it.

Speaking on The Late Afternoon Show with Berla Mundi, Korkor bemoaned the growing rate of stigmatization against mental health patients. She, however, mentioned how supportive her dean of students, comrades and friends were during her trying moments.

Lency, as she is popularly called, also narrated her first experience with Bipolar Disorder and how she boarded a bus at dawn from Cape Coast to Accra with no money on her.

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I Will Never Imitate Ebony Reigns - Dhat Gyal

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I Will Never Imitate Ebony Reigns - Dhat Gyal


Born Ernestina Aferry, Dhat Gyal in recent times as being on the lips of many Ghanaians , realising countless mash up tunes , Dhat Gyal got Ghanaians talking about her recent Tribute Song for the late Dancehall musician Ebony Reigns.

Speaking to SVTV Africa's Host Evans Amewugah in an exclusive chat , disclosed she is not ready to imitate Ebony Reigns not to talk of replacing her. "Am Dhat Gyal and I will want to remain Dhat Gyal " she said.

Out with a new single "Every Man Na Man" the sansational Afro Pop artist went on to say , I was into music whilst Ebony Reigns was alive ,so I don't get why Ghanaians want to compare my brand to the late Ebony 's style of music.

Comparing her voice to mine , maybe yes but even if I and Ebony came from the same womb , we will never be the same , so I will edge Ghanaians to focus on my brand as Dhat Gyal, she concluded.

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