Climate Reporter, Kofi Domfeh emerges best energy reporter in Africa

Kofi Adu Domfeh receiving his award
Kofi Adu Domfeh receiving his award

By John Agbala

Kofi Adu Domfeh, Ghana’s bureau chief of Climatereporters, has been selected as the 1st place winner of the 2015 APO Energy Media Award.

Domfeh who was in Dubai on an all expenses paid trip offered by APO where he attended the Africa Energy Forum from Monday, 8 to Thursday, 11 June 2015 has also won a year’s access to over 600 airport VIP lounges worldwide.

The APO Energy Media Award celebrates brilliant and inspiring stories about energy in Africa. The subject matter may comprise a single topic or a variety of subjects, including – but not limited to – oil, gas, electricity, geothermal energy, hydropower, solar energy, wind power, nuclear, coal, biomass and more. Stories are judged on content, writing, analysis, creativity, human interest and community impact.

Domfeh’s report entitled Future Concern is No Longer About Energy Security But Climate Change stood out for the quality of the reporting, and the depth of analysis into Ghana’s efforts to diversify from fossil fuels and address climate change. Domfeh’s report also gave voice to the many opinions of African experts and advocates in the energy sector.

“We warmly congratulate Kofi Adu Domfeh for winning the 2015 APO Energy Media Award. We hope that this experience at the Africa Energy Forum in Dubai will be a memorable one for him,” comments Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, APO founder and CEO.


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