Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, the Editor-In-Chief of African Eye Report, a leading Pan-African ICT, economy, business, banking and finance, and energy news website, has been shortlisted for the 2019 edition of the annual business and financial journalism awards by the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ).
He is among other 10 financial journalists from both private and public media houses who have been shortlisted for the awards slated for Friday, February 7, 2020.
They are- Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh of African Eye Report; Mrs Ama Achia Amankwah Baafi of Graphic Business; 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}; Charles Benoni Okine, Graphic Business: Malvin James Dadzie, New Crusading Guide; Kester Korankye, Graphic Business; and Adnan Adams, Economic Times.
A release issued by IFEJ, the organiser said: “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, it added.
The seven-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 event will be held at the Christ the King Parish (King of Kings Hall), opposite the Jubilee House in Accra.
The theme for the awards ceremony: “Towards Agribusiness and Sustainable Development Goals”.
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.
Source: African Eye Report