Rachelle Akuffo is the Washington D.C. based anchor of Global Business America. The British-Ghanaian journalist joined CCTV America in February 2012 and has interviewed a range of CEOs and leading newsmakers, and reported on some of the world’s most important issues. Rachelle also launched the award-winning startup segment of the show, Starting Block. Rachelle began her career as a radio journalist in England and went on to work as an anchor and reporter for Swiss bank Dukascopy, covering market-moving financial news. Rachelle was also a correspondent for the millennial-focused digital news service, OneMinuteNews.
Rachelle Akuffo was crowned Miss Ghana International in 2005 which helped her for charitable projects in health, education, and business. Rachelle has received several awards including one from Digital Hollywood for her coverage of the 2008 U.S. elections and a 2015 Clarion Award for her reporting on the struggles of Latina entrepreneurs. Currently, she is single and has not disclosed any information about her past or current relationships.