Afia Pokua is undoubtedly one of the best journalists in Ghana known for her boldness and ability to go beyond the normal to say things as they are. Due to her confidence and ability to ask all the hard questions, she earned the nickname “Vim Lady”.
Over here, you will find all there is to know about Afia Pokua Vim Lady.
Real Name: Afia Pokua
Nickname: Vim Lady
Date Of Birth: August 18
Alma mater: Ghana Institute of Journalism
Children: One (1)
Date of Birth
Afia is a Leo. She was born on August 18 in Ghana.
Vim Lady had her secondary school education at Labone Senior High School in Accra. From there, she continued to The Ghana Institute of Journalism and then to the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) for a Bachelor of Laws degree.
She also studied in the United Kingdom UK, London Centre Of Marketing.
Afia Pokua really made her name in the media space in Ghana during her time at Adom FM of Multimedia Group Limited. Whiles at Adom FM, she became an editor of the station till she resigned in October 2019 to join Despite where she currently works.
At Despite Media, she is the Head of Programs at Despite Media Group (Peace FM, Okay FM, Neat FM, Hello FM ). She is also the host of Egyaso Gyaso on Okay FM on every Monday and Friday between 7pm and 9:30pm. Aside that, she also hosts MmaraNoSeSen on UTV which educates viewers about what the law says about certain issues in Ghana.
Aside her professional career as a journalist, Afia is also the founder of SugarDem Ministry which is a gender parity activist group that advocates for women to uphold stricter relationships with men.
Husband and Kids
Afia Pokua has managed to keep her marriage life very private hence not much is known about her husband and kids. However, the ace journalist revealed somewhere in 2020 that she has a son and news of her secret wedding also broke in 2021.
Her works haven’t gone unnoticed as she has won a number of prestigious awards like;
- Excellence in Media Awards – Golden Excellence Awards
- Radio Female Presenter of the year 2019/2022 at the Radio and Television Personalities Awards
- Media Personality Awards – MTN Heroes of Change 2019