By Elizabeth Alhassan
The Congress of African Journalists (CAJ) has appointed Ghanian Journalist, Dela Ahiawor as its West Africa regional vice-president, effective 2 January 2023.
CAJ in a statement signed by its International President, Michael Adeboboye on January 2 said, Dela Ahiawor helped to promote CAJ in other African countries, this justified the decision to appoint him as the vice-president of CAJ in West Africa. And his mandate is to promote the objectives and activities of CAJ in West Africa.
Prior to this appointment, Mr. Dela Ahiawor, was the Editor of (delreport.com). He is a professional journalist who has been in media since 2002. He cut his professional journalism teeth with the defunct “Ghanaian Voice” newspaper as a sports reporter/columnist. Subsequently, he moved on to work with several other titles. In 2011, he decided to shift focus from sports writing, to carve a niche as a sustainability editor, focusing on sustainability/ climate related journalism and events across the globe.
Mr. Ahiawor is well-travelled and has participated in several media events in and outside Ghana. He is a member of the Congress of African Journalists (CAJ), the Sports Writers Association of Ghana (SWAG) since 2004 and the International Sports Press Association (AIPS), Switzerland (since 2004).
CAJ is a unique network of African Journalists with a presence in the diaspora and across the globe.
It aims to establish a Pan-African organization in the bid to bring all African Journalists under one umbrella to achieve greater unity, cooperation and solidarity.