Friday, 31 January 2020

Adnan Adams nominated for IFEJ-Flamingo awards

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Adnan Adams Mohammed

An awarding-winning Financial and Economic journalist, Adnan Adams Mohammed has been nominated for the 2019 Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) – Flamingo awards slated for this week.

Mr Mohammed, who won the 2016 Best Finance journalist and received special awards in 2015, is among ten (10) other journalists shortlisted for the 2019 edition of the prestigious awards as contained in a press release.

Mr Mohammed is the News Editor for Economy Times newspaper and the Managing Editor for WWW.NEWSGUIDEAFRICA.COM.

Read full press release:

PRESS RELEASE

Accra, January 20, 2020: Eleven financial journalists from both private and public media houses have been short listed for various awards for the 2019 Business and Financial Journalism Awards to be organised by the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) in Accra.

The five-member Jury under the chairmanship of Professor John Gatsi, settled on the following as potential award winners across the various business categories.

Mrs Ama Achia Amankwah Baafi {Graphic Business} Mr Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, {The African Eye Report}, Kwabena Adu Koranteng, {New Crusading Guide},Ms Jessica Acheampong {Graphic Business} and Emmanuel Bruce {Graphic Business}. The rest are Maclean Kwofie {Graphic Business), Ms Francisca Dickson Arhin {GH One TV}, Mr Charles Benoni Okine {Graphic Business}, Mr Malvin James Dadzie {New Crusading Guide}, Kester Korankye {Graphic Business} and Adnan Adams {Economic Times)

The 2019 Awards is partnered by the World Bank Group, the Ghana Stock Exchange, MTN, Voltic Ghana, Accra Brewery Limited and Melcom Group. Others are GCB Bank, Stanbic Bank, Vivo Energy Ghana, Bank of Ghana and Inkit.

The event is slated for Friday February 7 at the Christ the King Parish (King of Kings Hall), oposite the Jubilee House in Accra. The theme for the awards ceremony “Towards Agribusiness and Sustainable Development Goals”.

About IFEJ
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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