TOP 6 Journalists Who Are Gaining Extra Money Under The Akufo-Addo Government


Seasoned journalist and lawyer as well as the Managing editor of the Observer Newspaper, a paper he owns himself. A member of the NPP legal team during the 2013/2014 presidential petition. By cause of his party being in power, he has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum Commission.


One of the finest journalists in Ghana was born in the Eastern Regional capital of Koforidua to Kwame Oppong Nkrumah and Felicia Oppong Nkrumah. Joined an Accra-based Joy FM 99.7 FM as a super-morning show host. Shockingly, he left his media job to do politics. However, he contested for the seat at Ofoase Ayeribi Constituency and won. By virtue of his government being in power, he was appointed as the Deputy Information Minister.


Another brilliant communicator who’s travelled extensively to cover high profile events. He was touted by many as a young man who has brought massive confidence into the journalism industry and seen recently as one of the successful media person. Withal, he quits his job to pick up a position in H.E President Akufo-Addo’s administration as a staffer.


Another fine gentleman and a communication guru in the journalism profession who drew plenty of people to watch his show ”GOOD EVENING GHANA” on  Metropolitan Television Network ”Metro TV” due to his touchy voice, analysis and astuteness. However, the media guru by dint of hardwork was named a member of the governing board of the National Communication Authority (NCA) by President Akufo-Addo.


Another well-behaved and classy journalist who’s worked as a country correspondent with international media organisations such as the BBC and Reuters. After six years working as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Chamber of Telecommunication resign to take up responsibility as the chairman of the National Communication Authority in New Patriotic Party (NPP)’s government.



A vocal, hard-hitting but soft-spoken person. Editor-in-chief of the Daily Searchlight Newspaper. A man who many will remember in 2013 when he was arrested and sentenced to 10 days imprisonment for contempt of court. Through hard work, he has been appointed to the board of the National Media Commission. He’ll serve as the representative of the President, a position Kwesi Pratt held under John Dramani Mahama’s government.

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