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The 77 Percent — Ghanaian activist swims across Volta River

Eunice Wanjiru
May 24, 2023

Yvette Tetteh, Ghanaian-British entrepreneur, athlete and activist, is the first known person to swim across Ghana’s Volta River. She swam 450 kilometers in a combined total of 40 days. Yvette did this to raise awareness about the impact of waste colonialism on the ecosystems. On The 77 Percent radio show this week, we get to hear from Yvette and her experience.

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AfricaLink is a daily radio program packed with news, politics, culture and more. From combating health challenges and freedom of expression, to finances, tolerance and environmental protection, we have it covered.

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