WHO IS KOFI AKPABLI?
Kofi Akpabli is a communications professional and a journalist whose special interests are triangled between tourism, culture and the environment. Whether he is covering a 9/11 memorial on Ground Zero in
In April 2010 Kofi Akpabli was nominated as a finalist in the CNN Multichoice African Journalist Awards Programme.
Whilst doing his National Service in
During a study tour of the
Kofi has also written a couple of news commentaries that have been broadcast by the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC). He has been published online courtesy International Centre for Journalists and Conservation International.
Kofi Akpabli holds an M. Phil in Tourism from the University of Cape Coast. His first degree in Primary Education was at the same University. He is also a graduate of the
In September 2007 Kofi won one of the three places for Sub-Saharan Africa as an environmental journalist to visit the United Nations Headquarters in
Since May 2008, Kofi Akpabli has served as a Resource Person for the EU–funded Cultural Initiative Support Project. He has been teaching mid-career journalists how to report on cultural tourism. In December 2009 Kofi was invited to deliver a Resource Paper at the ‘Heritage Matters’ Conference held at the Accra International Conference Centre (organised by
As a writer, Kofi Akpabli’s specialties cut across several genres. He is listed as a ‘Specialist Freelancer’ of the Ghana Journalists Association and is also an Associate member of the
Kofi enjoys listening to classic songs of the 1960/70’s. His other hobby is exercising. Kofi Akpabli is married to Yvonne Ama Twumwaa, a social worker. They have two young children, Eyram and Echam.