Stephen "Kwetey" Nartey

2019 Fellowship Alumnus, Ghana

Fellowship Alumnus Wins West Africa Journalist of the Year 2021

2 young men stand on a stage holding awards
Stephen (right) accepts his joint award at WAMECA 2021.

Congratulations to Stephen “Kwetey” Nartey, a 2019 Fellowship Alumnus from Ghana, for being named a joint winner of the 2021 West Africa Journalist of the Year Award at the West Africa Media Excellence Conference and Awards (WAMECA). Kwetey was chosen for his two-part investigation into purchasing practices that violated Ghana’s Cocoa Sustainability Programme.

Organized by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), WAMECA honors exemplary work, in-depth investigations, and exceptional storytelling. This year’s WAMECA was held under the theme, “Misinformation, Digital Media Regulation, and Journalism in Africa.”

Learn more in this news release from MFWA.

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