Akua Oforiwa Darko


Akua Oforiwa Darko is a multiple award winning Broadcast Journalist who has been working at the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation,GBC, for the past eleven years. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, GIJ and also studied a Leadership Programme in Public Management at Syracuse University, New York, USA. She is a 2021 Mandela Washington Fellow and 2021 MCBIRD (Media Capacity Building Initiative for Reporting on Disability) Fellow.

Miss Darko reports on human interest stories with focus on women and children’s development. Telling the stories of the underrepresented is her passion and inspiring the younger generation as well as touching lives is her purpose.

As a Broadcast Journalist, her greatest priority in life is to serve humanity and use the media as a catalyst for change. She is ambitious and driven, thrives on challenge and not comfortable with settling, however, she strives for the best at all times.