African Eye Report’s Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh Shortlisted For Prestigious IFEJ Awards

Masahudu Akiilu Kunateh

Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, the Editor-In-Chief of African Eye Report, a leading Pan-African ICT, economy, business, banking and finance, mining and energy news website, has been shortlisted for the 2021 edition of the annual business and financial journalism awards by the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ).

He is among 10 economic and financial journalists from both private and public media houses who have been shortlisted for the awards slated for Friday, February 25, 2022 in Accra.

They are- Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh of African Eye Report; Edward Adjei-Frimpong of the B&FT, Mrs Ama Achiaa Amankwah Baafi of Graphic Business;  Emmanuel Bruce of Graphic Business; and Kingsley Asare of the Ghanaian Times.

The rest are- Maclean Kwofie of Graphic Business; Ms Francisca Dickson Arhin of GH One TV;  Kester Korankye of Graphic Business; Adnan Adams of Economic Times;  and Kizito Cudjoe of B&FT.

Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, the Editor-In-Chief of African Eye Report on assignment

A release issued by IFEJ, the organiser said: “The 2021 Awards is partnered by the World Bank Group, The Ghana Stock Exchange, MTN, Accra Brewery Limited and Melcom Group.

Others are Bulk Oil and Transportation Storage (BOST) Stanbic Bank, and Vivo Energy Ghana”.

The five-member Jury under the chairmanship of Professor John Gatsi, a renowned economist settled on the shortlisted as potential award winners across the various categories.

The theme for the awards ceremony is “The Impact of the Covid-19Pandemic on Business Resilience and Recovery in the Ghanaian Economy” .

The Guest Speaker is Dr Sodzi Sodzi-Tettey a Medical Practitioner and a writer on social issues.

Instructively, the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) was formed in 1990 to help develop the skills of journalists in business and financial reporting.

One of the objectives of the institute is to advance the study, development and application of improved financial and economic communication methods through appropriate hands-on approaches and platforms.

Over the past years, the Institute had lived up to this objective and positioned itself as an effective organisation that provides and promotes co-operation, common understanding and exchange of ideas in the field of economic and financial journalism.

This objective enabled members of the Institute to attend various workshops, seminars, roundtable discussions with captains of industry and commence as well as with government and non-governmental organisations on another various aspects of the economy.


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