Herbert Mensah recently accompanied the former President of Ghana, Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings (Ret.), on a visit to South Africa where Rawlings received the highest accolade for 2013 of the Mkiva Humanitarian Award entitled “Global Champion for People’s Freedom .”
They also visited the Steve Biko Memorial in Ginsberg, outside King Williams’ Town. The Memorial is dedicated to the political activist, murdered in 1977 by security police. who became the face of Black Consciousness in South Africa. His legacy is maintained by the Steve Biko Foundation.
As part of the trip a courtesy visit was also made to Mr. Thabo Mbeki, former President of the Republic of South Africa.
Herbert Mensah a self-made, highly successful businessman and close associate of Jerry John Rawlings who has also developed and produced some of the biggest and most memorable media extravaganzas in Ghana. Mr. Herbert Mensah was Paul Ohene Otchere’s guest on the 18th of February on Metro Tv and the topic was “The Fire, Rawlings and politics”.
A major driving force of Herbert’s, namely a passion to play a significant role in the development of Africa, has led him to become involved in the arena of Sports Management in which he has employed his leadership, charisma and resources to change the face of football in Ghana.
You can also view the interview here uninterrupted.