Comprehensive  Ghana Oil and Gas news, information, updates, analysis


Stories By Alumni

Media Training Expands to Kumasi, Ghana

In the first year of RWI’s oil, gas and mining media training program, Revenue Watch and Ghana program partner Penplusbytes have focused mainly on journalists and media organizations working in the capital city, Accra.  On 23 November, Penplusbytes introduced the program to Ghana’s “second city,” Kumasi, in the gold-rich Ashanti region.

During a launch meeting with 23 regional editors, reporters and correspondents, Nana Yaw Osei, president of the Ashanti chapter of the Ghana Journalists Association, said the level of oil and gas reporting in the area is low. “The association is excited to have this unique opportunity to discuss and share ideas about how to improve on the quality and quantity of oil and gas reporting from the region,” he said.

In a keynote address, Emmanuel Kuyole, the RWI Africa regional coordinator, appealed to the journalists at the meeting to educate themselves on oil and gas issues. In doing so, he advised, they will learn to effectively “question government officials on some key revenue figures currently being published by the Ministry of Finance.”

Dr. Stephen Donyinah, a chemical and petroleum engineer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, explained some technical oil and gas issues that journalists must understand.

The launch included outreach visits to various Kumasi media houses so Penplusbytes could explain the objectives of RWI’s media training program to journalists based in central Ghana.

Profile photo of Editor
Follow Us

Editor

Reporting Oil and Gas project was launched on 4th June 2009atTakoradi, Western Region, Ghana by Penplusbytes (PPB – www.penplusbytes.org) with the vision of providing a one stop online information and knowledge about Ghana’s oil and gas sector
Profile photo of Editor
Follow Us

Share this article

Leave a reply

Personality of the Month
  • Mr Egbert Faibille Jnr

    Mr Egbert Faibille Jnr

    Egbert Faibille Jnr is the successor of  Theophilius Ahwireng Mr Egbert Faibille Jnr was a…
Follow Us Online
About Us
Reporting Oil and Gas project was launched on 4th June 2009 at Takoradi, Western Region, Ghana by Penplusbytes (www.penplusbytes.org) with the vision of providing a one stop online information and knowledge about Ghana’s oil and gas sector read more
Events Calendar
<< Sep 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
Twitter Activity Stream
 

Partners We are proud to be associated with:

Skip to toolbar