Kofi Yeboah

Kofi Yeboah has an extensive corporate communications experience in the social enterprise sector, non-profit and media industries.

He has worked on the delivery of communications strategy through planning, development and the delivery of internal and external communications and managed marketing initiatives.

He is also a blogger and the lead cordinator for Barcamp Ghana, a voluntary initiative by the GhanaThink Foundation that focuses on providing free networking forums, job opportunities and employable skills to young people in Ghana. He is also a founding member of a community professional networking forum called Kumasi Konnect.

He is currently the Communications and Social Media Officer for Population Services International, Ghana. His articles reflect his own opinions and do not reflect the views of his employer.

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Latest posts by Kofi Yeboah

27 July 2017

Is Free Basics Really Bringing More Africans Online? A Case Study From Ghana

A group of Global Voices contributors tested the Free Basics app in six countries across the globe this spring. Here's what we found in Ghana.

15 September 2016

Ghanaian President Vows Not to Shut Down Social Media During Elections

Ghanaian president John Mahama has assured the nation that social media will not be shut down during elections due to take place on December 7.

30 May 2016

Ghanaians Oppose Shutdown of Social Media Platforms During Elections

"This kind of thinking is unacceptable."

23 May 2016

Ghanaian Minister Vows Not to Ban Whatsapp, Skype and Viber Calls

"Methinks the telcos need to smell the coffee because the traditional 'voice game' is over, and with it, the monopoly profits they used to make."

14 December 2015

Nigerian Lawmakers May Criminalize ‘Abusive’ and Anti-Government Messages Online

Nigeria's social media landscape is poised for dramatic changes, if lawmakers get their way with a new bill that would make it possible to sentence Internet bullies to prison time.

15 May 2015

Ethiopian Blogger Atnaf Berahane: Young, Courageous, and in Jail

This 26-year-old Ethiopian blogger's passion for free speech left him in chains.