It has been an exciting time for Ghanaian broadcast journalist, Peace Hyde as she consistently breaks boundaries whilst putting Ghana on the Global map! From launching her flagship talk show ‘My Worst Day with Peace Hyde, which is a staple of the international media platforms Forbes Africa and CNBC Africa, it seems the rest of the world cannot get enough of the spectacular rise of this talent.
Following the success of the show which has debuted in over 50 countries so far on the continent, it seems Peace Hyde’s work in the media and also with her not for education organization, Aim Higher Africa has caught the attention of some very high profile international publications as they celebrate the excellence of our very own star.
Joining the list of high profile media outlets which includes US publications, Black Enterprise and Rolling Out, Le Monde a French daily afternoonpublished in Paris since its first edition in 1944 and one of the most recognized and widely respected newspapers in the world has named Peace Hyde the Best African Journalist in Anglophone Africa.
The publication applauded Peace Hyde’s journalistic prowess, which includes writing thought provoking stories, which have been nominated in various Journalistic award scheme across the globe including the Citi Journalist Awards and Zimeo Awards and also for delivering such a high standard of work as a leading journalist/ media personality to attract the billionaires of the continent on the Forbes TV flagship show ‘My Worst Day with Peace Hyde’. The publication also applauded Hyde’s phenomenal transition from a successful Chemistry and Biology professor and senior management executive in the UK to a multiple award-winning broadcaster.
The British-born Ghanaian, a former biology professor, went to Accra, where she is now described as “the best African journalist”.
The curved red dress at the waist highlights its voluptuous curves. She takes the break, she plays it. Every day, Peace Hyde fuels the admiration of its 266,000 fans on Instagram. But behind these sensational photos hides a brilliant young woman. At 31, the Columbia from Ghana is the only TV host to interview the greatest business men and women of the continent. Returning to Ghana three years ago, Peace Hyde has been breaking African screens since May 2016 with its show “My Worst Day” on Forbes Africa TV.
Take a successful entrepreneur, invite him on a television set and ask him this question: “What was the worst day of your career? “ This is the unprecedented concept offered by the English-language program hosted by Peace Hyde, broadcast in sixteen African countries. “On television, we always show the glitz and glamorous side of great businessmen, but never the dark side of business,” says Peace Hyde. From Muhammad Sanusi II, current emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria , to Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa , to Nigerian businesswoman Folorunsho Alakija.
Entrepreneurs, tycoons of industry petroleum and music producers tell how they nearly all lose . “It is interesting for viewers to see how these personalities have gone up the slope,” says the animator now qualified by the media as “best journalist of Africa. “
Professor of Science of the small screen to star
Prior to relive their worst moments of the great continent, Peace Hyde led a quiet life in Great Britain . At 28, this professor of physics , chemistry and biology decides everything stop . “I wanted to pursue my childhood dream of working in the entertainment world. It was the moment or never. So I went to Ghana to live my passion, “ says the young woman born in London. In 2014 she packs her suitcases in Accra. A year later, she landed a role in a television series,
Alongside its program, the former “teacher” founds Aim Higher Africa, a Ghanaian non-governmental organization specializing in education. “The goal of the organization is to end youth unemployment through innovative solutions,” says Peace Hyde. The remedy, she says: entrepreneurship. “In Ghana, millions of students graduate every year but can not find work . We must teach children early on to create , toundertake . “ In three years, the NGO has helped more than 2000″ youngpreneurs “(contraction of” young “and” contractors “) to find a job across the continent.
Peace Hyde, she admits, never experienced a “black day” in her own career. “Not yet ,” she said cautiously. But if there’s one thing the show has taught me, it’s that there are always ups and downs. The key is how to overcome difficult times. “