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Nana Boakye-Yiadom

iJourno Africa
Nana Boakye-Yiadom from Ghana has about 10 years experience in journalism. As Deputy Director of News Programming with Citi 97.3 FM, he directly supervises a news force made up of 45 journalists in Greater-Accra and the 9 other regions. Boakye-Yiadom is the founder of IJourno Africa, a not–for-profit organization, sharing his journalism experience and training student journalists in data journalism - to tell developmental stories. He is also the Ghana correspondent for the New York Times, Radio France International (RFI English Service) and the Agence-France-Presse (AFP). In 2013, he won an African competition, the African Story Challenge, emerging from of over 300 African journalists. He also won a Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) Award in 2014. He is a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow who studied Civic Leadership at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA.

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