Sunday, 21 July

GRIDCo’s Board chair gets media activism award

General News
Amb. Kabral Blay-Amihere receiving his award

The Centre for Media and Culture has awarded GRIDCo’s Board Chairman, Mr Kabral Blay-Amihere and 14 others, including former President John Agyekum Kufuor, for their media activism, contribution to free speech, media training, and policies that led to the expansion of press freedom in Ghana. 

Mr Blay-Amihere is a veteran journalist who was at the forefront of media activism from the 80s until the early 2000s.

He is a former President of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) and West-Africa Journalist Association, Chairman of the National Media Commission (NMC) and publisher of the Independent Newspaper.

After 25 years of media practice, he transitioned into other roles as a diplomat and author.