Kofi Yeboah

Kofi is a graduate of University of Cape Coast (UCC), studied Economics and Sociology, a blogger and a member of a vibrant youth organisation in Ghana called GhanaThink Foundation.

Kofi also an active member of the Global Voices Online – an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from all over the world.

Kofi is a fellow at the Amani Institute – an institute that focuses on preparing next-generation talent to tackle global challenges by filling the gap between university and the workforce through a new approach

He was selected to be a part of a panel of bloggers and social media savvies on “The Stream”- Aljazeera for a discussion on the effect of social media on the Ghanaian 2012 election.

He is a Freelance Social Media and Contributor Engagement Manager for http://www.iq4news.com – an online news agency based in the UK that writes and reports on Africa.

Currently working with Clean Team Ghana- as a communications officer.

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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.