Ghanian Journalist awarded Chevening Scholarship

Ghanian Journalist awarded Chevening Scholarship

Ghanian Journalist Ibrahim Oppong Kwarteng has been awarded the Chevening Scholarship that will allow him to study International Journalism at UK’s Brunel University.

Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing future global leaders.

Ibrahim who is an Ahmadi Muslim by faith is a senior Journalist with Ghana’s Broadcasting Corporation, GBC. He was also awarded the title of “Ambassador Extraordinaire” of Ghana Prisons, by President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana. The award was in recognition of his contribution to the project: ‘The Deplorable Conditions in Ghana’s Prisons.’

In a first ever on Ghana TV, Ibrahim launched a TV series on Ghanian Prisons called “Time with the Prisoner” – where prisoners share their experiences in one-on-one interviews and advise youth to stay away from crime.

Ibrahim also introduced the National Stop Crime Campaign in Ghana and founded the Crime Check Foundation, a crime prevention NGO.

Moreover, he works with Ghana’s Justice department to help individuals who have been wrongly imprisoned for crimes they did not commit. In the past, he has also worked as a consultant for the International Labour Organization .



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5 thoughts on “Ghanian Journalist awarded Chevening Scholarship

  1. Congratulations from Ahmadies of New Zealand to you Sir !!!
    May Allah grant you immense success and humbleness in your high status towards your future in your affairs.
    Jazakallah Ahsanal Jaza
    M H A Khan.

  2. Barika llahu lakum Bro.Ibrahim,may Allah make it a source of blessing to you and your household in particular and the Jama’at Ahmadiyya in general.This is one of the promises made to the Imam Mahdi Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad,that his sincere followers will be excelling others (walao kanal kafirina),may Allah count us among them. Robbanaa laa tuzig qulubanaa ba’ada is adaeta naa, innaka antal wahab.Aamen

  3. Congratulations, our dear brother. May Allah grant you success, make good things happen to you to the glory of Islam-Ahmadiyya in the sight of His. We are yet to see the best of your days which are very near. I as an Ahmadi brother in Nigeria, and indeed, every Ahmadi Muslim – we are all proud of you.