Celebrated journalist Dan Kwaku Yeboah has won a prestigious international award at the 2019 Pan African Awards held last night in Accra.
The illustrious broadcaster, who is head of sports for Despite Media Group which includes UTV, Peace FM, Okay FM and others, was adjudged the Most Innovative Sports Presenter of the year at an event held at the International Conference Center.
This latest award haul becomes his 5th in recent weeks as country and the continent by far continue to be awaken his tremendous contributions and life-touching initiatives within the sporting arena, using journalism as a valve to channel his vision to steer fairness and justice in Ghanaian sports.
The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) named him as the best Sports Broadcast Journalist of the Year following his magnificent achievement echoed in his zeal to be the nation’s leading voice in the fight for transparency and accountability in sports.
Some of his initiatives includes playing a crucial role in the setting up and launching of the Coach E K Afranie Foundation which seeks to preserve the memory of the legendary former Ghana senior football team coach.
He has also introduced initiatives aimed at helping raise funds to support former national sports men who are now trapped into abject poverty due to lack of support from the government.
Kwaku Yeboah championed a fundraising campaign to help the mother of a Ghanaian footballer, who died while undergoing trials in Russia, to travel to the Eastern European country.
By El Akyereko
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