The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah has joined the many in the inky fraternity to mourn the late General Manager of Joy Brands, Elvis Kwashie.
The seasoned journalist died at the University of Ghana Medical Centre (UGMC) on Tuesday night, December 28, after a short illness.
Taking to his Twitter to mourn the death of the late General Manager, Mr Braimah said the “We’ve lost an icon.”
We’ve lost an icon. You were calm, focused, determined and a very intelligent media leader. Elvis, I admired your passion for excellence. Under your leadership, the MMG group remained resilient and produced very critical, compelling journalism. May you rest well bro. pic.twitter.com/7iZXtydyKg— Sulemana Braimah (@sulemana) December 31, 2021
He also described Mr Kwashie as a calm, focused, determined, and very intelligent media leader.
“Elvis, I admired your passion for excellence. Under your leadership, the MMG group remained resilient and produced very critical, compelling journalism,” he said on Friday.
About Elvis Kwashie
Elvis Kwashie was a seasoned professional with more than two decades of experience in news media and communications (Print, Online, Radio & Television).
Before rejoining the Group in 2010 as News Editor, Elvis worked with Metropolitan Life Insurance Ghana as the Head of Corporate Marketing & Communications.
Before that, he worked mainly as a journalist with the Multimedia Group Limited, Network Herald and Groove FM.
He had rich experience in recruiting, grooming, coaching and supervising reporters and correspondents across the country. His strong leadership led to the receipt of numerous awards by journalists.
Mr Kwashie holds a certificate in Multimedia & Online Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, Berlin-Germany, a certificate in Public Relations, Marketing and Advertising and a Diploma in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.
While at MGL, he undertook courses on leadership at Harvard University in the United States.
- Do you wear your shoes before socks? – Deputy Employment Minister asks UTAG leaders
- Couple pursuing same course graduate from UG
- UG-UTAG continues strike despite NLC directive
- Ato Forson pleads not guilty to charge of causing €2.3m financial loss to the state
- Bagbin returns to UAE for medical review
- Aisha Modi gave me ¢5k, not ¢500 – Psalm Adjetefio makes U-turn
- 1 out of 4 marriages registered at AMA in 2021 dissolved
- Azumah Nelson loses younger brother
- Man charged with manslaughter after 5-year-old dies following ski slope collision
- Do not take Ghana’s downgraded credit rating for granted – Prof. Mensah
Akufo-Addo commiserates with Mali over death of former president Ibrahim Keita
76 Ghanaian startups to compete for Telecel Group, Africa Startup Initiative Program
Nobody can intimidate any chief under my watch – Asantehene
AFCON 2021: Milo’s ‘one-goal’ project is ‘un-Ghanaian’; you may ignore it – Omane Boamah to Black Stars
He is fit for training, not for matches – Ajax cast doubts on Kudus Mohammed’s availability for AFCON
We haven’t considered receiving migrants from UK – Foreign Affairs Ministry
Creation of new regions cannot alter the traditional authority of Asanteman – Asantehene
Withdraw semester academic calendar for pre-tertiary schools – Minority to GES, MoE
Ghana’s unemployment rate is a national security threat – Dr Twumasi Baffuor
Central Region GNFS exceeds IGF target for 2021
George Duker adjudged Best Performing Deputy Minister for 2021
Nsoromma season 4: Check out performances by top 12 contestants
GBA indefinitely suspends former world champion Richard Commey
Juaboso MP offers ¢100k scholarship to over 50 students
Police in Ashanti Region closing in on car snatching syndicate