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Smith-Asante presents GJA award to Ghanabusinessnews.com

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Mr. Smith-Asante presenting the award to Mr. Dogbevi.

Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) award winner Mr Edmund Smith-Asante has presented his plague to the management of ghanabusinessnews.com.

Mr Smith-Asante won the Best Environmental Sanitation and Water Reporter award at the just-ended 16th GJA awards night held in Accra September 9, 2011.

He presented the award to Mr. Emmanuel K. Dogbevi, Managing Online Editor of ghanabusinessnews.com at a short ceremony in the website’s office today September 12, 2011.

Mr Smith-Asante, who has won a GJA award previously, reports on health, water, sanitation and other environmental issues.

Receiving the award, Mr Dogbevi congratulated Mr. Smith-Asante for the achievement.

He said the award is a testimony to the good works the website stands for as a leading business, financial, economic and development news portal in Ghana.

“The award confirms the high principles of journalism that we are pursuing here at ghanabusinessnews.com, and we will continue to do good quality writing on the issues that affect people and the country as whole – That is what we stand for,” Mr Dogbevi said .

On his part, Mr Smith-Asante said he is happy to have won the award, but more importantly, he is happy for the fact that his works have been recognised.

“I will continue to do my work in a way that will make some impacts on the society,” he said.

Mr Smith-Asante won the award with his article “Dying of thirst – Challenges of accessing clean water

By Ekow Quandzie

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