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Kofi Yeboah

Kofi Yeboah has an extensive corporate communications experience in the social enterprise sector, non-profit and media industries.

He has worked on the delivery of communications strategy through planning, development and the delivery of internal and external communications and managed marketing initiatives.

He is also a blogger and the lead cordinator for Barcamp Ghana, a voluntary initiative by the GhanaThink Foundation that focuses on providing free networking forums, job opportunities and employable skills to young people in Ghana. He is also a founding member of a community professional networking forum called Kumasi Konnect.

He is currently the Communications and Social Media Officer for Population Services International, Ghana.

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Latest posts by Kofi Yeboah

20 October 2016

Ghana's Opposition Party Is Running Wild With an Internet Challenge Surrounding a Juice Box

"Always love it when people turn their "misfortune" into a great success. That's what the #NPP has done with this #KalypoChallenge. Maturity"

15 September 2016

Ghanaian President Vows Not to Shut Down Social Media During Elections

Global Voices Advocacy

Ghanaian president John Mahama has assured the nation that social media will not be shut down during elections due to take place on December 7.

29 May 2016

Ghanaians Oppose Shutdown of Social Media Platforms During Elections

Global Voices Advocacy

"This kind of thinking is unacceptable."

23 May 2016

Ghanaian Minister Vows Not to Ban Whatsapp, Skype and Viber Calls

Global Voices Advocacy

"Methinks the telcos need to smell the coffee because the traditional 'voice game' is over, and with it, the monopoly profits they used to make."

5 March 2016

A Look at How Well Ghana's Media Houses Are Using Social Media

A Ghanaian non-profit, Penplusbytes, has released the first Social Media Index Report on Ghana's media sector.

14 December 2015

Nigerian Lawmakers May Criminalize ‘Abusive’ and Anti-Government Messages Online

Global Voices Advocacy

Nigeria's social media landscape is poised for dramatic changes, if lawmakers get their way with a new bill that would make it possible to sentence Internet bullies to prison time.

1 November 2015

How Successful Was Ghana's #DumsorMustStop Vigil?

How do you define the success of a mass protest?

4 September 2015

Ghanaians Offer Glimpses of Their Everyday Lives With the Hashtag #233Moments

What do Ghanaians do at 2:33 GMT? #233Moments hasghtag will tell you.

8 August 2015

Africa Taking a Proactive Position on Mitigating Disaster Risk

Natural disasters can be devastating, but there is a growing body of knowledge dedicated to helping countries prepare for and deal with them as best as possible.

3 July 2015

Outrage as Ghana Demolishes ‘Sodom and Gomorrah’, the Country's Biggest Slum

Many Ghanaians have accused the government of failing to make good on its promise to help Old Fadama residents whose businesses and houses were destroyed.

15 May 2015

Ethiopian Blogger Atnaf Berahane: Young, Courageous, and in Jail

Global Voices Advocacy

This 26-year-old Ethiopian blogger's passion for free speech left him in chains.

6 April 2015

Nigerian Netizens Already Have a #ToDoListForBuhari, the Country's President-Elect

From increased military funding to less corruption, Nigerians on Twitter are telling their president-elect want they want from his government.

15 January 2015

‘Africapitalism': Africa's New Way Forward?

Acting on a concept he invented five years ago, a Nigerian economist and philanthropist now says he's ready to invest $100 million in young African entrepreneurs.

10 November 2014

First Global Voices Meetup in Accra, Ghana

Global Voices Meetup in Ghana is scheduled for November 15 in Accra. The Meetup will be an opportunity for those working in the field of citizen media to share experiences.

10 August 2014

How the Youth Contribute to Disaster Risk Reduction

The youth are a valuable resource to use in identifying and preventing disasters.

19 April 2014

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

‘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

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.

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

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.

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