INFLUENTIAL BLOGGERS IN GHANA- THE TOP 21
There are a couple of articles I have written about entrepreneurship, career development among other specific niche targeting social development- but today, I am featuring The TOP 21 MOST INFLUENTIAL BLOGGERS IN GHANA.
This post features some bloggers who take their time out of their miscellaneous schedule in order to help others or provide some form of information to the public. Prior to me putting this article together was not an easy task since I did not involve any real scale to measure influence.
This post is completely written by me and I take full responsibility of the words chosen here. I must state clearly that the list I put out here are solely my ‘TOP 21 MOST INFLUENTIAL BLOGGERS IN GHANA’.
I put this together based on how frequent I used these site and how relevant the articles published on these popular blogs are to me- not forgetting their measure of public influence.
Also, I carefully picked out some of the blogs because of their easy navigation as well as how interesting their content was. That not withstanding, if there is any website or blog you think I missed featuring on ‘THE TOP 21 MOST INFLUENTIAL BLOGGERS IN GHANA’ you can feel free to hit me up.
DISCLAIMER : THE NAMES MENTIONED HERE ARE SOLELY MY THOUGHTS AND OPINIONS AND HAVE NO REFERENCE TO WHATSOEVER AWARD SCHEME OR DEFINED SCALE OF SELECTION.
Now let us take a look at ‘THE TOP 21 MOST INFLUENTIAL BLOGGERS IN GHANA’ that made up this list.
- AMEYAW KISSI DEBRAH ( ameyawdebrah.com ) – Twitter Following – 423,000 +
Ameyaw Debrah is a Ghanaian Celebrity and Lifestyle Blogger, Freelance Journalist and a Social Media Commentator. Widely known as the ‘King of Ghanaian Bloggers‘, Ameyaw Debrah completed his tertiary education at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology where he offered a Bachelor’s Degree in Publishing Studies winning the Best Publishing Student Award in 2005. Ameyaw Debrah, the man behind most succesful blogs in Ghana and across Africa is noted for his contributions to websites like jamati.com, modernghana.com among others and is one of the country’s most celebrated bloggers. His style of criticism -taking it from ‘the hot saucepan’ and ‘cooling it off in the freezer’ leaves very much to be desired. Liked by many and hated by few, Ameyaw Kissi-Debrah displays a great sense of humor,maturity and respect among all of his colleagues. HE is currently the country manager for Yen Ghana , another popular website in Africa and runs other businesses under Ameyaw Debrah Media.
- GEORGE BRITTON ( georgebritton.com ) Twitter Following – 29,700 +
Known in real life as George Mensah Britton, ‘Mr. Britton’ as I prefer to call him is the founder of George Britton Interactive Media, a popular Ghanaian Media Company. Mr. Britton happens to be the Manager of Sensational Award Winning Duo Musicians, Keche (the skills team)
- FIIFI ADINKRA (ghanandwom.net, fiifiadinkra.com, juxvibe.com ) Twitter Following – 29,100 +
Prince Fiifi Cudjoe known in Showbiz as Fiifi Adinkra is a Ghanaian publicist, blogger and one of the major forces commanding a greater part of the Ghanaian Entertainment and Blogging Industry.He is the founder of ghanandwom.com( now ghanandwom.net ) – one of the largest music platforms in Ghana and the CEO of Adinkra Metrix Multimedia Limited. Fiifi is a product of the Takoradi Polytechnic graduating with a Higher National Diploma in Financial Accountancy.He is also the founder of fiifiadinkra.com, his personal blog and juxvibe.com. According to the stats, Fiifi Adinkra is the highest followed Ghanaian publicist and blogger on Google Plus. You can follow him on Twitter @fiifiadinkra and Instagram : fiifiadinkra
- CHRIS-VINCENT AGYAPONG (ghanacelebrities.com)
If there was any blogger who has been heavily criticized for his sentiments and antics, there will be no other name to mention than CHRIS VINCENT. Being one of the highest followed bloggers in Ghana and abroad, Chris Vincent is noted for his sarcastic yet plain way of revealing the truth about ordeals and individuals that surrounds the entertainment industry in Ghana.
He is also known for being one of the individuals who started blogging first in Ghana.
Chris-Vincent Agyapong holds a professional degree in Law and Masters in Human Rights Law from the University of East London and the University of Leicester respectively.
- EUGENE OSAFO (nkonkonsa.com)
- ELORM BEENIE (beeniewords.com)
Currently the official publicist for Bhimnation boss, Stonebwoy, Elorm has contributed to a lot of projects and supporting artiste like Stonebwoy and Samini. His current blog, beeniewords.com focuses on entertainment, lifestyle, current news and music.
- FELIX ADOMAKO MENSAH (zionfelix.net)
Popularly known in Showbiz as Zionfelix, Felix A. Mensah is a Ghanaian Blogger, Radio and Television Show Personality, Publicist, Social Media Marketer and an event manager and promoter.
Born on the 7th of July, 1991, ZionFelix started his radio career back in Bishop Sarpong International School where he presented Sports news on Kidz Corner, a Kidz Entertainment Show on Ohemaa Radio (currently Freedom FM), a local radio station based in Kumasi.
Zionfelix started his blogging career early 2009 running zionfelix.blogspot.com and later joined popular entertainment and Production House OMG Voice (OMG Ghana).
After a year of successful blogging, Zionfelix launched Celebritytvgh.com, the backbone of current Visuals, Celebrity Ride with Zionfelix.Felix Adomako Mensah has won several awards throughout his blogging career.In 2015 alone, he won the Showbiz Blogger/Online Writer of the Year (organized by the City People Entertainment Awards), the New Media and ‘Youth Choice’ Blog of the Year (Africa Youth Choice Awards ), Student Radio Presenter and Most Influential Student Blogger and Writer of the Year (Ghana Tertiary Awards), Best Student Journalist (University of Ghana SRC Excellence Awards ).
In 2016, Zionfelix won the Student Radio Presenter and Most Influential Student Blogger and Writer of the Year (Ghana Tertiary Awards) for the second time.Currently, Zionfelix hosts viral telecast show, Celebrity Ride with Zionfelix where he interviews Ghanaian and African Celebrities talking about their lives, the entertainment industry and other relevant topics.
- DAN KWESI PRINCE (dailyviewgh.com) Facebook Following – 24,900 +
Dan Kwasi Prince is a Blogger/Writer/Radio Presenter, Founder and Editor of Dailyviewgh.com and Prince Multimedia Ltd. To develop his writing skills, studied Communication as a major with Sociology and Law at African University College of Communication-AUCC, Ghana. Currently Working with Oxzy 98.5fm in Ghana as presenter of Hello Ghana HOST.
- NAA OYOO KUMODZI ( naaoyooquartey.com) Twitter Following 10,500 +
Mrs. Naa Oyoo Kumodzi, wife of Ghana’s leading programmer and Software Engineer, Edem Kumodzi is an old student of the Mfantsiman Girls High School holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Ghana Business School.
Mrs.Kumodzi’s interest in social media grew when she started blogging in 2011 taking up several courses, attending virtual conferences to beef up her knowledge in social media marketing.She founded an African print crafts online business RootsbyNaa which was awarded Innovation Hero by the Ministry of Trade and Industry which saw her featured by Google Africa Connected.
In 2016, her website (naaoyooquartey.com) won the best lifestyle blog in Africa and best lifestyle blog(Ghana) at the African Blogging Awards and Blogging Awards Ghana respectively.
In her own words she writes, ‘..I have always been a self-starter for as long as I can remember. Starting One Baobab was my idea to help Ghanaian businesses in their social media marketing in which Ghana is dwelling in its early growth stage…’
Naa Oyo Quartey currently manages storefoundry -an online platform which allows you to create and manage an online store easily- as well with her husband. She continuously writes about food, lifestyle,travel and loves blockbuster movies, cats and dogs. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook
- EBENEZER DONKOR (nydjlive.com)
Born Ebenezer Donkoh and owner of Ghana’s Hub For Pop Culture & Urban Entertainment News – www.nydjlive.com, Ebenezer is a graduate of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology with BA Honours in French and English.
Currently a radio presenter and host of YFM’s breakfast show RYSENSHYNE which airs each weekday from 6am to 9am,NYDJ started blogging back in 2008 during his university days where he worked with Focus FM as a radio presenter. In bid to push his radio Content online, Ebenezer launched his blog.Since then, he worked has on many projects serving as PR and communications officer for companies such as Homeproud and for events like Freedom Concert. Worked with other bodies such as Miss Ghana, Ghana Meets Naija and many others.NYDJ is among one of the few journalists from Ghana to have travelled with MultiChoice Africa to Mauritius for its content showcase and covering the MTV Base awards in South Africa.
He was also the First runner up, Best Entertainment Journalist at Peoples Choice Awards, Ghana and several other nominations Facebook : NYDJ Twitter : nydjlive Instagram: @nydlive
- JONILAR (jonilar.net)
Jonilar Laryea happens to be a freelance journalist,brands manager and Chief Editor of jonilar.net, one of the country’s most popular entertainment blogs.He personally enjoys discussing topical and contemporary issues affecting the world of business and entertainment. With over 24,000 followers on twitter only, Jonilar seeks to promote Ghanaian content and information to his prospective readers and the world.
- KWADWO SHELDON (kwadwosheldon.com)
There is no active young blogger on facebook and twitter other than the freelance journalist,Presenter and satirist, Kwadwo Sheldon. Kwadwo is popular known for two things;
1. being outspoken and 2. being sarcastic, His sense of humor has won him great recognition on social media will a huge number of following. Currently, He happens to be the Online Community Manager for one of Africa’s biggest blog network, OMGVoice. Kwadwo’s personal blog, kwadwosheldon.com focuses on politics, entertainment, sports, comedy and technology.
Follow him on twitter : amoaphogh and Facebook.
- JULLIE JAY-KANZ ( hellogh.com,JullieJay.com,Bossladygh.blogspot.com)
Studying General Science At Yaa Asantewaa Girls’ SHS and holding a Bachelor of science Degree in Nursing From Valley View University, Jullie Jay-Kanz is a Licensed General Nurse and a Blogger(and Publicist). As part of her Blogging activities, She is currently the publicist for Jamaican Record Label “Kim’s Media House, Publicist For USA Based Magazine ” London Le’Blanc Magazine, African Representative For Kwashawna Records, Management of Jamaican Dancehall Superstar Shawn Storm.Publicist For Jamaican Dancehall Artiste Jemine and Ghanaian Gospel Star Joyce Blessing. Jullie happens to be the first African female reggae and dancehall blogger and through her efforts has been able to put Ghanaian Dancehall Artistes on international reggae and dancehall online platforms.She was the first female to host a riddim in Africa (Social Media Riddim) in 2015 and the second in the world after Jamaican female producer Dj Sunshine.
Through the riddim project which earned 2million downloads and plays,and involved all other artistes across countries like Zimbabwe, USA ,Ghana, Uganda,South Africa,Trinidad,Jamaica,And more she unearthed so many talents and rose to fame as one of the best female bloggers and promoters in Africa.She was rated as one of the best writers by world famous Dr. Maxwell Heather and Larry London, the hosts of Music Time in Africa Show on Voice of America Radio based in Washington DC in 2015. In 2015 and 2016 she was nominated for the most influential student in health science(won) and most influential blogger and writer.Jullie is currently the youngest female blogger and publicist in Ghana who works with big brands as the likes of Joyce Blessing, Jemineye, and Shawn Storm.
She has grabbed nomination for the most influential blogger in Ghana among four renowned male bloggers at the 2017 Ghana Merit Awards.
Young Lady Who Seeks to influence society positively,empower other women to soar for greatness. Facebook: Jullie Jay-Kanz Instagram: @bestfemaleblogger Twitter: @jay_kanz
- DAVID MAWULI (ghanafuo.com,Editor: pulse.com.gh)
David Mawuli happens to be a Showbiz journalist, music analyst and blogger at pulse.com.gh. He personally manages his blog ghanafuo.com which happens to be another popular entertainment blog in Ghana. In my view, Mr. Mawuli is one of the best contributors to Ghana’s entertainment industry through his collobative efforts in trying to put Ghana on a better platform. Follow him on Twitter & IG @davidmawuli
- NII AYI LARTEY
Derek Nii Ayi Lartey popularly known in showbiz as Nii Ayi Lartey is a freelance journalist journalist and a blogger. Currently a student of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Nii Ayi worked as the Social Meida Manager for Pluzz FM from 2014 to 2016 and at TV Africa at the moment.
Derek Nii Ayi Lartey is known for his Celebrity Shoe blogging which has grown popularity within the entertainment industry. You can follow Nii Ayi Lartey on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and SnapChat via NiiayimensahL
- EBENEZER ANANGFIO (ghanagist.com)
- KENI KODJO (kenikodjo.com)
She goes by the name Maukeni Padiki Kodjo (AKA. KENI KODJO), a prolific Writer of fictional stories from love,social issues, politics, music and any category you can name of in writing. She happens to be one of the few writers in the country projecting real ideas and values through mind-boggling and thoughtful work; as part of her efforts to contribute to writing and reading, Keni Kodjo happens to be a member of the World Economic Forum,Accra Hub and a Webfluential.
KENI KODJO believes in commitment to work, as such advises that Ghanaians come together to achieve the common goal we all seek.
Her favorite meal is Fried Plantain (Kelewele) . Follow her on twitter : Kenikodjo and facebook : Keni Kodjo Blog
- JEREMY KOBINA EGYABENG ( jeremyatus.com, mynewsghana.com )
Jeremy Atus as he is popularly called, manages Jeremyatus.com, an entertainment blog and mynewsghana.com avery popular current affair news website which provides daily accurate news content.
He also manages DIgiTrust Ghana, a digital marketing company which focuses on providing digital marketing services to clients.
- LESLIE AND ELIKEM (2eweboys.com)
2eweboys.com is a blog for creative writing, social empowerment, entertainment and education. The blog went live on the 1st day in 2016 and has since then, firmly established itself as a budding powerhouse in the Ghanaian storytelling space.
Barely six months after its inception, 2eweboys.com won the Best New Blog in the Ghana Blogging & Social Media Awards 2016. In December that same year, it released its maiden book, ‘Growing Up’, an anthology of personal experiences of twenty-one different writers. 2eweboys.com released its second book, ‘Words of the Wind’, a collection of essays, articles and short stories on diverse topics, in 2017.
Leslie ‘Kossi’ Akplah and Elikem Aflakpui used to be the 2 Ewe boys around whose writing the blog was hinged, but the blog is now run by a team of young writers, led by Kossi and Elikem, who are very good at what they do. The two of them are co-founders, in addition to Perk Pomeyie and Isaac Sesi.
The 2EB team is passionate about improving the literary ecosystem of Ghana and in addition to writing books and blog posts, incites conversation about writing. 2eweboys.com recently organized a very successful women’s writing seminar dubbed Write Right, an event where almost 100 participants benefited from the literary expertise of some top female writers and storytellers in Ghana, including Mrs. Naa Oyoo Kumordzie, Dr. Ama Opoku-Agyemang, Miss Efe Plange, Miss Rita Kusi and Miss AmazingGrace Danso.
The team is hungry for more impact and has a charity event coming up in September. Facebook: :fb.com/2eweboys Website: 2eweboys.com
- LUCAS NLUKI (wediscoverafrica.com, mediahouse360.net)
Lucas Nluki’s blog, wediscoverafrica.com focuses on exploring the beautiful places hidden in Ghana and other countries in Africa,discovering cultures, the tourist centers and the unexposed truths and findings.
Lucas also manages mediahouse360.net, an entertainment blog.
- BRA PERUCCI (braperucci.com)
Bra Perucci manages braperucci.com, one of the country’s most visited fashion and Lifestyle blogs. Know for his great sense of fashion, Bra Perucci happens to be one of the few Ghanaian bloggers making a great impact in blogging in Ghana.
I will personally will like to extend my profound gratitude to everyone mentioned in this post. Do not forget to share, comment and repost !
NOTE :This list has been arranged in no defined order.