Fraternal Ghanaian Twins Graduate From UCC With Master's Degrees Together

Fraternal Ghanaian Twins Graduate From UCC With Master's Degrees Together

  • Twins Erica and Eric Tsogbe graduated from the University of Cape Coast with different Master's degrees, aiming to fulfil their single mother's dream.
  • Raised by their mother of six, they supported each other financially and emotionally to pursue their education and make their mother proud.
  • Their strong bond and determination reflect their deep-rooted commitment to their family and education.

Erica Atsufui Tsogbe and Eric Atsu Tsogbe are twins who graduated from the University of Cape Coast (UCC) on the same day with different Master's degrees.

While Erica graduated with an MBA in Finance, her brother was awarded an MSC in Project Management on Friday, January 26, 2024.

In an interview with, Erica said they furthered their education to make their single mother proud since she had sacrificed so much for them.

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Fraternal Ghanaian Twins Graduate From UCC With Master's Degrees Together
A collage of Eric Atsu Tsogbe and Erica Atsufui Tsogbe at their graduation ceremony
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“Growing up, we were brought up by a single mother of 6 who is so much passionate and believes in education and will do anything legally to pay our school fees, so we decided to make her full dream come true. We saw her starving several times because she had to feed and pay double fees at every stage all alone.”

Erica said that she and her twin wanted to make their mum happy. Asked how they survived financially since they were both schooling simultaneously, she said they supported each other and also relied on their mother, who helped them through it all.

“So we drew an inspiration from her and supported each other both mentally and financially whenever the need arose so we could keep making her dream come true.”

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“In a nutshell, the urge to make Mama happy is the main driving force, and the connection and bond that she has nurtured between us makes it possible for us to talk to each other. We are our best friends. That is how we were brought up.”

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In a related story, identical twins Abdul-Rahman and Abdul-Rahim Ishaak achieved academic excellence at UMaT, with Abdul-Rahman named valedictorian and Abdul-Rahim as salutatorian.

Despite their close resemblance, they graduated with slightly different cumulative weighted averages in Mining Engineering, marking a proud moment for their family and themselves.

Their dedication and friendship throughout their academic journey have been critical to their success, culminating in a memorable graduation ceremony.

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Meanwhile, another set of twins, Peter and Paul Korsi Simpson, were among seven students who graduated with first-class degrees from the University of Ghana School of Law in 2022.

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Despite their similar appearance, the brothers have pursued different paths. Peter aims to establish a prominent law and valuation practice and become a Supreme Court justice, while Paul focuses on personal growth.

Both brothers obtained their Master of Science degrees in Environment and Sustainable Development from the University College London after completing their Bachelor of Science degrees in Land Economy at KNUST.

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