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.”

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.



NULL Invalid API key or channelobject(stdClass)#8927 (1) { ["error"]=> object(stdClass)#8921 (3) { ["code"]=> int(403) ["message"]=> string(117) "The request cannot be completed because you have exceeded your quota." ["errors"]=> array(1) { [0]=> object(stdClass)#8721 (3) { ["message"]=> string(117) "The request cannot be completed because you have exceeded your quota." ["domain"]=> string(13) "youtube.quota" ["reason"]=> string(13) "quotaExceeded" } } } }