Newstime Africa Online and Newstime Africa Magazine is pleased to welcome on board its already fantastic Editorial team, Kofi Akosah-Sarpong, an outstanding Journalist and Academic whose prolific writing skills have graced some of the world’s top media publications. Kofi brings to Newstime Africa a wealth of experience in journalism unrivalled across the continental African press. Kofi will be the new Associate Managing-Editor and would work closely with the publisher, Ahmed M Kamara and Editor-in-Chief, Mr David Tam-Baryoh to ensure that Newstime Africa continues to deliver quality news reports for its thousands of readers around the world every day.
Kofi is a Ghanaian-Canadian based in Toronto Canada, who holds a Master of Arts (MA) in International Development and Globalization, University of Ottawa, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language from the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Mr Akosah Sarpong also holds a Masters in Journalism from Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. With a wide range of accomplishment, Kofi has Taught “People of Africa: A Pictorial Survey of Africa,” at Vanier Hall Room 384, under the Enrichment Mini-Courses Program, Professional Training Service, University of Ottawa from May 5 to May 9, 2008.
He was also Media Relations consultant for the Ghana High Commission, Ottawa, May, 2003-August, 2004 (Duties: research on development, business, investment and financial issues; advise on media relations; write reports, edit and proofread; networking and program. He has also helped plan and taught seminars on journalism and society organized by the American Embassy and the British Council in Freetown, Sierra Leone, 1989-1992development). Newstime Africa is delighted to have Kofi on-board and wish him every success in his new role as Associate Managing Editor.
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