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Edjewani Afenu
Born Constance Edjeani- Afenu
Nationality Ghana Ghanaian
Education Wesley Girls' Senior High School
Occupation Brigadier general

Constance Ama Emefu Edjewani Afenu is the first female brigadier general of the Ghana Armed Forces and currently the Deputy Military Adviser to Ghana's permanent Mission in New York.[1]


In the early 1990s, she was at the Junior Division of the Armed Forces Command and Staff College.[2]

She was appointed to serve as the Deputy Military Adviser of the Permanent Mission in the New York. It was also the first time a woman had occupied that position. She attended Wesley Girls' Senior High School.[citation needed]

On March 7, 2016, she was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General, the highest position ever occupied by a female in the Armed Forces.[3][4]


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