Chilean flamingos are seen at the Municipal Zoo Quinzinho de Barros, in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, on July 10, 2015. A flamingo in the zoo, which had its leg amputated, received a new prosthesis of 18 cm that was created from carbon fiber with silicone sleeve by orthopedic businessman Nelson Nole. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso) (vf)
Chilean flamingos are seen at the Municipal Zoo Quinzinho de Barros, in Sorocaba, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, on July 10, 2015. A flamingo in the zoo, which had its leg amputated, received a new prosthesis of 18 cm that was created from carbon fiber with silicone sleeve by orthopedic businessman Nelson Nole. (Xinhua/Rahel Patrasso) (vf)

Eleven financial journalists from both private and public media houses have been short listed for various awards for this year’s Business and Financial Journalism Awards to be organised by the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) in Accra.

The seven-member Jury under the chairmanship of Professor John Gatsi, settled on the following as potential award winners across the various business categories.

Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, {The African Eye Report}, Kofi Ahovi, {Freelance}, Francis Kobena Tandoh, {Xinhua News Agency}.Edward Frimpong, {B&FT}, Ama Amankwah Baafi, {Graphic Business} Kwabena Adu Koranteng,{New Crusading Guide}, Suleman Mustapha and Maxwell Akalaare Adombilla, and Emmanuel Bruce{Graphic Business}, Richard Annerquaye Abbey, {B&FT}, and Isaac Aidoo, {The Business Finder}.

The 2018 Awards is partnered by the World Bank Group, GNPC, the Chamber of Mines, The Ghana Stock Exchange, the Central Securities Depository, MTN, Voltic Ghana, Accra Brewery Limited and Melcom Group. Others are GCB Bank, Stanbic Bank, Vivo Ghana, Bank of Ghana and Inkit.

This year’s event which slated for Friday 14, December at the World Bank premises in Accra is on the theme “Towards Better management of Natural Resources for Inclusive and Development” The Guest Speaker is Mr Sulemanu Koney, the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Chamber of Mines

About IFEJ

The Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) was formed in 1990 to help develop the skills of journalists in business and financial reporting. One of the objectives of the institute is to advance the study, development and application of improved financial and economic communication methods through appropriate hands-on approaches and platforms.

Over the past years, the Institute had lived up to this objective and positioned itself as an effective organisation that provides and promotes co-operation, common understanding and exchange of ideas in the field of economic and financial journalism.

This objective enabled members of the Institute to attend various workshops, seminars, roundtable discussions with captains of industry and commence as well as with government and non-governmental organisations on another various aspects of the economy.

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