- UK-based Nigerian writer and feminist, June Eric-Udorie, has celebrated graduating from Duke University in the United States
- In a post on Twitter, Eric-Udori recounted her struggle with homelessness and abuse
- Despite the difficulty, she defeated the odds and has earned a degree from a reputable university in the US
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UK-based Nigerian writer and feminist, June Eric-Udorie, has celebrated graduating from Duke University in the United States.
The acclaimed journalist and blogger for The Guardian and New Statesman had turbulent times in previous years.
Despite her struggle with homelessness in the past, June Eric-Udorie defeated the odds and attained commendable feats, including being on the BBC list of "100 inspirational and influential women for 2016".
She recently graduated from Duke University in the United States and took to social media to recall her difficulty with homelessness and abuse.
''If you had told me in 2015, when I was homeless & sleeping on friends’ bedroom floors, estranged from my entire family, that I would graduate from @DukeU.
''I wouldn’t have believed you. The journey has been hard; surviving abuse but finding freedom. I'm so proud that I did it,'' she said.
Previously, YEN.com.gh reported a Ghanaian PhD student, Edzordzi Agbozo, has been named the 2021 Exceptional Graduate Student Scholar at the Michigan Technological University in the United States of America.
He has been celebrated as he graduates with a PhD in Rhetoric, Theory, and Culture from the reputable university.
Edzordzi is a published poet, a dedicated teacher, and a student with the Michigan Tech Department of Humanities.
In other news, Ghana's Chief Imam, Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, has turned 102 years old today, April 23, 2021.
The Muslim cleric who has become synonymous with peace and humility is celebrated for his selfless leadership and service to humanity.
The West African nation Ghana has depended on his authoritative voice, calm but presiding presence to resolve issues in times of turbulent national unrest and disputes.
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Source: Yen Ghana