Hundreds of mourners will today Saturday, July 20, 2019, pay their last respect to Mrs Henrietta Afia Konadu Okyere-Twum a popular radio icon as she goes home today.
Maa Afia Konadu as she is popularly called hosted popular radio programmes on Peace FM such as 'Wo haw ne sɛn', 'Mpom Te Sɛn' and 'Asomdwee NkomƆ'.
Popular personalities who featured in her programme are computer man and Lawyer Amponsah. Listen to their tribute in the video below
She sadly passed on to eternal glory on Wednesday, May 1 in the United States of America (USA) after a short illness at the age of 68.
Maa Afia, as she was popularly called, retired from hosting radio programmes in 2015 after working for over 15 years with the Despite Group.
During her 65th birthday, she spoke to renowned journalist and host of Peace FM morning show 'Kokrokoo', Kwami Sefa Kayi. Listen to their discussion in the video below
Maa Afia was part of the pioneering team of Peace FM in 1999.
Before joining Peace FM, she worked with the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC) when she ceased working as a school teacher.
But her over four decades in the media space was just the start of the résumé of a woman who changed the way social issues was covered, hosted and presented on radio during the advent of media pluralism.
Below are more tributes from serial callers and staff of Peace FM
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