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  • Blessing Eli Narh

    Blessing Elikem Narh has over three years experience in journalism, and marketing. She is the Executive Assistance at AFCOPB, and Senyo Global. She is the Associate Editor at Awake Africa Newspaper. Host/Producer of 4Real Show on Awake Africa. Link-up with Eli via eli@awakeafrica.com
  • Korsi Senyo

    Korsi Senyo has over seven years experience working directly at local and international levels focusing on peace-building, youth development, business development, web development and internet technology, microfinance, event management, mass media and corporate communications. Korsi Senyo is the Founder of Senyo Global Group, Awake Africa Newspaper, GHadverts.com and African Centre for Peace Building. Connet with him via talktosenyo@gmail.com
  • Awake Staff

    Frederick Noamesi is an Entertainment Blogger and Entertainment News Editor with Awake Africa Newspaper. You can reach him via fnoamesi@hotmail.com
  • Dennis Kariuki

    Dennis Kariuki, Online Editor Awake Africa, President Wealth Gap Club. Follow us @mindwealthgap Visit us at www.mindwealthgap.com “We of Africa protest that, in this day and age, we should continue to be treated as lesser human beings than other races.” Robert Mugabe
  • HamidaShawwal

    Hamida Shawwal is a Journalist with Awake News. Contact her via shawwal@awakeafrica.com
  • Isabella Osei

    Isabella Osei is the Editor, Entertainment & Lifestyle of Awake Africa. Connect with me via isabella@awakeafrica.com if you wish to publish articles or advertise here or in the weekly newspaper
  • Arman Sidhu

    Arman Sidhu is a political commentator based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA, he writes with a focus on contemporary issues ranging from technology governance to international relations. He is a former Reagan Fellow at the Goldwater Institute.
  • David Otto Endeley

    David Otto Endeley is TGS Counter terrorism & Organised Crime Expert
  • Gwendolyne Halle

    Gwendolyne Halle is a Cameroonian by origin. She holds a BSc in Medical Microbiology from the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom and an MA in Business Administration (Specialisation in International Business) from the Cardiff Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom. She loves reading and takes pride in being a creative writer. Her write-ups are mostly written to reflect the daily life style of people in our society. She writes Health and Medical articles for the three top rated national newspapers in Cameroon namely: The Post, Times Journal and Eden. Her write-ups were so educative, inspiring, creative, and unique that she receives several calls, text and emails from people have read her work. In addition, Gwendolyne Halle publishes her health and medical write-ups on www.hmempire.com. Her aim is to sensitize and educate the African population on our common and/ or "ignored" health problems in Africa. Gwendolyne Halle is an entrepreneur who had own two small businesses in her mid twenties on a national platform. Her passion and enthusiasm to bring change to the African Health Industry and to improve the lives of the African population has driven her to start her own business known as Health and Medical Empire (www.hmempire.com). Health and Medical Empire was founded in Cameroon, in November 2013 by a Cameroonian known as Gwendolyne Halle. Health and Medical Empire is presently running a campaign to stop unhealthy hair especially among African women by providing hair health education, hair health products and hair health services. Health and Medical Empire has produced its first Health brand - KeraManiaK (KMK). KeraManiaK (KMK) is the only hair health or hair care national brand presently existing in Cameroon. In addition, the company intends to expand manufacturing other health products. Furthermore, Gwendolyne Halle is a professional Model. She aims to market her own healthcare brands as a Model in Africa and around the world.
  • Joseph Wemakor

    I'm a humble reporter from a humble begining striving to make a mark in my field of work. Keywords that could best describe who i am are: excellence, integrity, perseverance, honesty, modesty and obedience
  • Chris Mensah-Ankrah

    Chris Mensah-Ankrah currently pursues a Master’s Degree in Conflict Security and Peace at The Kofi Annan International Peace Training Centre. With a deep passion for counter terrorism and human security research, Chris’s research interests are largely from a critical theory perspective as such he engages his love for the hard core behavioral sciences like psychology and anthropology in examining and critiquing issues of terrorism, extremism and conflict issues. A member of Africa Security Network Chris has been involved in a number of projects including one with Boots for Africa, Ghana, a NGO that supplied logistics to outstanding football talents in deprived areas of Ghana. An occasional writer on awakeafrica.com, Chris is currently with West Africa Centre For Counter Extremism embarking on research on counter terrorism and extremism . mensahankrahc@gmail.com
  • Mike Omilusi

    Mike Omilusi is a freelance journalist, development and peacebuilding practitioner, consultant and teacher. For over a decade, he has been collaborating with civil society organizations and international agencies on governance and development issues. As a researcher, his areas of interest include electoral democracy, governance, community development, civil society and conflict management. He is an active player in the current democratization process in the country with particular reference to civic education and election monitoring. He has attended and presented papers at conferences in Europe, Asia and Africa. He received the Best Democracy Monitor Award in Nigeria from the Justice, Development and Peace Commission, JDPC, in 2001. He was one of the winners of the 2012 International Essay Competition organised by Irmgard Coninx Stiftung, Germany.
  • Murtala Issah

    Northern Regional Correspondent, Awake Africa
  • Tolulope

    Online Journalist per excellence
  • Robert J. Burrowes

    Biodata: Robert has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of 'Why Violence?' http://tinyurl.com/whyviolence His email address is flametree@riseup.net and his website is at http://robertjburrowes.wordpress.com
  • Victus SABUTEY

    Victus Kwabla Sabutey, Researcher & Productions Coordinator Maternal Health Channel. vsabutey@gmail.com 0249114324/0504990299
  • Emmanuel Ato Yamoah

    I am the founder and current president of Patriots Ghana Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) ((www.patriotsghana-knust.webs.com) chapter, a youth volunteering and social services organization. With my chapter I have championed various projects and events such as reproductive health, education and the I am Star Projects. Also under my leadership made donations to orphanages, clean up exercises, quizzes in schools, donations to schools, seminar for students, and financial assistance to the needy. I was responsible for the creation of partnership with the Ghana Education Service, Planned Parenthood Association of Ghana, Light for Children, The African Centre for Peace Building (www.afcopb.org), ), Social Support Foundation(www.ssfghnana.org), Esyllabus For Africa (www.esyllabustrial.artisteer.net) and other NGO’s and organizations for collaborative projects. I am the fellowship supervisor of the tuberculosis education and outreach project in the Awutu Senya District with Cheerful Hearts Foundations.(www.cheerfulheartsfoundation.org) and also a volunteer and assistant project coordinator for child labor and trafficking project with the University of Washington the “Sankofa” Experience in Ghana since 2012. I was one of the volunteers and member of the pilot team with Beyond the Pivot, an NGO from Hong Kong University that embarks on projects on latrine construction, public health education, teaching etc.( http://hibtp.org/) for GO2A 2014. I have volunteered with CLED GHANA (www.cledghana.com) to conduct a research and seek solutions to children with learning disabilities and hate crime and the current social media manager for Girls Education initiative of Ghana. I also volunteered to create a free website, social media pages and videos for Paca International foundation and iSmile International (GHANA) and did the same for my chapter (www.patriotsghana-knust.webs.com).. With the United Nations Online Volunteers platform, I have volunteered with the Center for Batwa Minorities (Uganda) and Organization for Abused and Battered Individuals (O.A.B.I-Trinidad and Tobago). I am reporter for Awake Africa Magazine (www.awakeafrica.org ) and in addition to general reports and articles, I make publications on all voluntary and social services activities. I have joined Narrow Gate Evangelism in community outreaches to five different villages (Kumawu Wonoo, Gyamfi Wonoo, Sakra Wonoo, Dotiem and Mankraso). I am a Global Youth Ambassador for A World at School and the Ghanaian Ambassador for Young Men for Gender Equality. I hold certificates from United States Institute Of Peace in Conflict Analyses, Interfaith Conflict Resolution , and Negotiation and Conflict Management, Also from IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre I have certificates in Costing Sustainable Services Modules 1,2 and 3. I also took a course from the World Bank Institute in Reproductive Health-From Advocacy to Action and used the knowledge I gained to initiate a reproductive health project with Patriots Ghana.
  • Bernard

    Bernard is a junior at Colby- Sawyer College. He was born in Ghana and is all African inside and out. He moved to the United States in 2011 to pursue his college degree.Amidst rigorous academic work and other campus engagements, Bernard was able to channel his interest in sustainable development by co- founding the creation of a sustainability company known as Kwyshe®. Bernard is a strong believer in Pan- Africanism and coupled with his involvement with youth empowerment, he birthed his brain child “Neo- Pan Africanism” which serves as a foundation for the annual Pamoja60 conference. He is also the founder and Exec Director of The New African Project . Bernard is also passionate about finding African solutions for African problems, and this earned him the position as Political Chair of Colby- Sawyer African Students Association. At Colby- Sawyer College Bernard is a junior majoring in Psychology and a Legal Studies minor which he hopes would enable him with the skills for his future involvement with Ghanaian national governanc
  • Martin Kollie

    About The Author: Martin K. N. Kollie is a Liberian youth activist, student leader, an emerging economist, and a young writer. He is currently a student at the University of Liberia reading Economics and a member of the Student Unification Party (SUP). His passion is to ensure a new Liberia of socio-economic equality and justice for ALL. He can be reached at: martinkerkula1989@yahoo.com
  • okyjel

    I describe myself as an extremely creative brand driven to inspire, motivate, transform and empower all ages to live above the constraints of life and ENJOY it using diverse media content and channels. For me it’s an honor to be ALIVE and everything I create, initiate or birth comes from a place of meeting a need or closing a vacuum. As an individual, I have been privileged to taste mostly the unpalatable delicacies of life and my wealth of experience in the entertainment industry coupled with the GOD factor, has equipped me with the requisite skill to take on challenges and better execute any task given to me by God and by man.