- A Ghanaian scientist, Dr. Priscilla Kolibea Mante, has received recognition for her work in science
- She has revealed that a young age she wanted to be the president of the World Bank because she once saw such an official on television
- Dr. Mante was honoured for her work as a researcher with the L’Oreal UNESCO for Women In Science International Rising Talent Award.
YEN.com.gh has learned that a leading Ghanaian lecturer, researcher, and pharmacist, Dr. Priscilla Kolibea Mante, has been honoured for her research work.
She was given the L’Oreal UNESCO for Women In Science International Rising Talent Award.
According to her, at age 15, she wished to become the president of the World Bank because she once saw a World Bank president on television.
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However, she entered a science class and immediately felt that was the right place, BBC News Africa reports.
Dr. Mante reveals that she scored 100% in a Chemistry exam and this confirmed her belief that she was where she needed to be.
The scientist also received recognition for her research into the development of a new treatment for epilepsy.
She reveals that the news came at a time when she was receiving lots of positive news and it gave her the opportunity to meet 14 other incredible scientists from around the world.
In other news, a plumber has become an internet sensation after refusing to charge a 91-year-old woman for his services.
James Anderson, from a town in the United Kingdom, reportedly fixes boilers for free for the elderly and the disabled in society.
Information available shows that he intends to extend his services across a wide area after he received over GHC400,000 in donations.
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