Media practitioners and journalists of Ghanaian descent based in the United States (US) placed a courtesy call on Ghana’s Ambassador to the US at the Ghana Embassy in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, October 8, 2017.
The Ambassador, His Excellency (HE) Dr. Barfuor Adjei-Barwuah, described the meeting as a great opportunity for him to personally meet with the media practitioners and to get to know them on a one-on-one basis. He also praised their work and thanked them for all they do to bridge the information gap between Ghanaians in the US and those back home and around the world.
The media men on their part expressed their appreciation to the Ambassador for granting them an audience and acknowledged the efforts he was putting in place to ensure a smooth flow of communication between the embassy and the media to keep Ghanaians and entities interested in news about Ghana informed in an accurate and timely fashion.
The media men in attendance during the meeting included Wofa Yaw Agyarko and Nana Yaw Darko, both of Sankofa radio, and Mr. Sonny Vanderpuye of West African Times, all of the states of Virginia in the US.
Also, present and traveling from New York was Mr. Charles Mensah of 3G Media affectionately known in Ghanaian media circles as Mr. CNN, and Mr. George Bright-Abu, editor of the Afrikan Post newspaper based in Virginia US. Mr. Bright-Abu also stood in for Oral Ofori; Founder of the Communication Consultancy www.TheAfricanDream.net which is based in the Washington DC metro area. Mr. Ofori was unable to join his colleagues at the meeting.
The Embassy of Ghana in Washington D.C. is located at 3512 International Dr. NW, Washington, DC 20008. To find out more about it visit www.ghanaembassydc.org