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About Hayford Budu-Darko

Hayford Budu-Darko is the main brain behind webnation Africa. As a young and promising person in the world of content creating, he started Webnation Africa in the year 2017 to broadcast Africa and to change the negative narrative about Africa. Webnation seeks to portray Africa as it really is.

On his educational journey, he attended Aburi Presby Senior High School from 2010-2013 in Ghana. He pursued Bachelor of Information Technology in India from 2014-2017. In 2017, moved to China to study mechanical engineering in Shenyang Institute of Engineering.

After sometime Hayford changed course to work and follow his passion of making documentaries and promotional pieces of Africa. He was inspired to work with film when he travelled to India and China. During his stay in these countries, he realized people have been misinformed about Africa. This motivated him to bring Webnation Africa into being. His main aim of establishing Webnation Africa is to correct the misinformation created by the western media on Africa.

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Travel

Travel around the world with us as we explore

Watch our interviews with diasporas

Get to know what is in and out of the continent

Walk around Ghana with us

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Education

2010-2013

Aburi Presby Senior High  Technical School

Course offered: Visual Arts.

Course description: It cuts across the General knowledge in Arts, Textiles, Graphic Design, Literature in English, Economics, Picture making, Sculpture, Ceramics, Leather work Basketry and French

2014-2017

Stratford University, India

Course offered: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology.

Course description: It's the study of information technology.

2017-2020

Shenyang Institute of Engineering

Course offered: Mechanical Engineering.

Course description: The production of power-producing machines such as combustion engines ,electric generators etc.

Skills

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Content creating

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Video Editing

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Videography

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Creative directing

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Cinematography

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Colorist

Work History

 Company: The Royal Sechci

Location: Akosombo, Eastern Region, Ghana.

- Worked as a creative director on the creation of the ads.

- Videographer on set.

- Managed the editing and completion of the ads.