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Kofi Yeboah

Contributor profile · 11 posts · joined 21 August 2012

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Kofi is a graduate of University of Cape Coast (UCC), studied Economics and Sociology, a blogger and a member of a vibrant youth organisation in Ghana called GhanaThink Foundation.

Kofi also an active member of the Global Voices Online – an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from all over the world.

Kofi is a fellow at the Amani Institute – an institute that focuses on preparing next-generation talent to tackle global challenges by filling the gap between university and the workforce through a new approach

He was selected to be a part of a panel of bloggers and social media savvies on “The Stream”- Aljazeera for a discussion on the effect of social media on the Ghanaian 2012 election.

He is a Freelance Social Media and Contributor Engagement Manager for http://www.iq4news.com – an online news agency based in the UK that writes and reports on Africa.

Currently working with Clean Team Ghana- as a communications officer.

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Latest posts by Kofi Yeboah

19 April 2014

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Turning Faecal Waste Into Business Opportunities

Clean Team Ghana organised a Twitter chat using the hashtag #WasteOpportunities to discuss the business potential of faecal waste.

11 February 2014

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‘Blogging Ghana’ to Establish Country's First Physical Social Media Hub

"A physical meeting place, a hub, will go a long way to provide a platform for the experienced bloggers in the organisation to train students and professionals."

3 February 2014

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Searching for Solutions to Open Defecation in Ghana

Open defecation is a major health challenge facing Ghana. Only 15 out of 100 Ghanaians have access to improved sanitation, despite development goals.

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Ghanaian Online Community Remembers BBC Presenter Komla Dumor

Komla Dumor, one of Ghana's best known journalists, died suddenly on 18 January, 2014.

29 August 2013

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Ghana's Supreme Court Tosses Case Challenging President's Legitimacy

The landmark decision dismissed a lawsuit from the opposition who argued that there were gross and widespread irregularities at more than 10,000 polling stations during presidential elections in December 2012.

30 July 2013

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Ugandans Take Digs at Kenya's Bestiality Trend on Twitter

Following a news report of Kenya's supposed increase in bestiality cases, Ugandans took to Twitter to lampoon their neighbors.

23 April 2013

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Ghana's First Ever Social Media Award Winners

The results are in for Ghana's first ever social media awards.

6 March 2013

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Bloggers Duke it Out for Ghana's First Ever Social Media Awards

The best and brightest of the Ghanaian blogosphere will be recognized in Ghana's first ever social media awards, organized by the nonprofit BloggingGhana.

30 January 2013

Navigating Entrepreneurship in Ghana

Ghana, a sub-Saharan country, has many budding young entrepreneurs. Some have even been recognised and awarded by international organisations, including Bright Simons, Regina Agyare and Elikem Kuenyehia.

29 December 2012

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Opposition NPP Takes Ghana Presidential Election Results to Court

The largest opposition party in Ghana, NPP, has refused to accept the presidential election results. On 9 December 2012, the Electoral Commission declared President Mahama winner by 50.70% of the...

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