Selected PRess & Writing



October 5, 2018 - Akua Nyame-Mensah ’19 has worked in e-commerce for the past four years. She was the managing director at Jumia classifieds, Nigeria and Ghana. For the past few months, she served as the leader at a design and build company. She currently aspires to take an entrepreneurial route starting with career advisory services.


Lamudi Ghana On Business Titans

March 2, 2015 - While at Lamudi (Jumia House) we launched a new online business and developed the brand in Ghana by reaching out to the media and developing a lot of content around the data our platform collected. Here my Content Manager, Fidel Amoah secured a speaking slot with Business Titans. Both of us are speaking about real estate on the program.


Akua Nyame-Mensah is New MD Lamudi Nigeria

November 11, 2015 - Lamudi, Nigeria’s largest online property portal, has announced Akua Nyame-Mensah as the company’s new managing director. Akua, who currently serves as the MD of Lamudi Ghana will oversee operations of both companies. Speaking on her transition to Nigeria, Akua described the process as “exciting”. She is looking forward to working with the two teams across both continents, which she believes will lead to favourable opportunities for the company as a whole.


91% of Ghanaians don’t own property – Survey

October 6, 2016 - Reacting to the results of the survey, the Managing Director of Jumia House Ghana, Akua Nyame-Mensah said, “the survey, though not scientific or extensive provides us with a glimpse of people’s current housing situation. It also gives us an idea of what they may want in terms of housing. We will continue to attempt to provide potential homeowners and renters an opportunity to describe their needs. Understanding demand will enable us to all make better decisions related to what should be built and how to define affordability.”


Meet the Boss: Akua Nyame-Mensah, MD for Ghana and Nigeria, Lamudi

June 20, 2016 - When in late elementary or early middle school I was really into making greeting cards. I also tried to have my own jewellery company, [but] I think only my mom bought something. I also attempted to make footwear. I did a lot of interesting things when I was still a student. But my first real pay cheque was when working in a library at the US university I studied at.