International Ghanaian Afro-pop singer Wiyaala, popularly known as the “Lioness of Africa”, has advised young people to stay home, seek opportunities and work hard at home rather than go abroad.
According to her, being optimistic and putting efforts into working back at home (Ghana) can equally lead one to achieve greater heights.
“Europe and USA are not all that they are believed to be. I’ve seen many young Africans struggling to survive. It’s a myth to think of these places outside as the Promised Land,” she stated.
Speaking in an exclusive interview with the host of 3FM Drive, Giovani Caleb, she said “young people, especially females who seem to face more problems than the boys, need to work harder and realize that the same energy you use in the big city or outside the country, you could also use in your regions and towns. There are huge opportunities in farming and tourism” she reiterated.
The Lioness also disclosed how the Wiyaala Gala Concert in the UK raised significant funds for Teach2Teach, an NGO which trains unemployed SHS leavers to teach basic education to children in deprived communities in Northern Ghana.
This she explained, helps reduce youth unemployment and improve primary school education in some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities.
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