The world has had literary geniuses and one of such is Professor Ama Ata Aidoo from Ghana who have paved the way for many contemporary writers. The decorated playwright, academic, author and poet was born at Saltpond in the Central Region of Ghana on March 23, 1940.
Christina Ama Aidoo, known by the name Ama Ata Aidoo (born 23 March 1942) is a Ghanaian author, poet, playwright and academic. She was the Minister of Education under the Jerry Rawlings administration. In 2000, she established the Mbaasem Foundation to promote and support the work of African women writers. Some other sources by Megan Behrent Brown University and Africa Who's Who 3rd edition stated that she was born on 31 March 1940. Early life and Education Aidoo was born on 23 March 1942 in Saltpond in