Ghana’s Chris Koney selected for 2019 GES PRESS vistors programme

The world’s attention will be focused on The Hague from June 3rd to 5th 2019 when the Netherlands Government in collaboration with the U.S. Government hosts the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). Expected patrons will include about 1,200 hand-picked entrepreneurs who will engage with over 300 investors managing trillions of dollars of assets, as well […]

CHRIS KONEY: Exploring South Africa – Gauteng Province

Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest city and capital of Gauteng province, the wealthiest South African province was our next stop! Popularly known as Jozi or Joburg, it is one of the fifty largest urban areas in the world. The city is located in the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills and is the centre of large-scale gold and diamond trade. The metropolis is an alpha global […]

CHRIS KONEY: Exploring South Africa – KwaZulu-Natal Province

After experiencing nature like never before – sliding through the forest canopy and enjoying a unique birds-eye view on the world around us in the Drakensberg, we set out on a two-hour journey to South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province – Durban was our exact destination. Durban is a coastal city in eastern South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province, […]

CHRIS KONEY: Exploring South Africa – The Free State Province (+IMAGES)

In the third week of March 2018, I was part of a group of South African Tourism’s trade partners and selected media from Ghana and Nigeria for a one week tour across three of South Africa’s provinces, namely Free State, Kwazulu Natal and Gauteng. The fully sponsored trip was made possible with the collaboration of […]

Arts Growth Foundation Ghana (AGFG) poised to promote Ghana’s Creative Arts Sector

Practitioners in the Ghanaian creative arts industry and management members of the Arts Growth Foundation Ghana (AGFG), over the weekend, reiterated their commitment to partner with all relevant institutions and key stakeholders to revamp, strategically position and promote the Ghanaian creative arts sector. AGFG is a registered non-governmental organization based in Accra and seeks to stimulate discussions, […]

Commonwealth Africa appoints Chris Koney as Head of Communications

The Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) Africa has appointed media and public relations (PR) strategist, Jonathan Christopher Koney (popularly known as Chris Koney), as the Head of Communications of the Society, the oldest and largest civil society organisation devoted to promoting the Commonwealth values of democracy, good governance, rule of law, human rights, to name but […]

CHRIS KONEY: Adventure in South Africa’s ‘Jewel Of The Eastern Free State’

By the kind courtesy of South African Tourism West Africa, I recently spent a week in South Africa, three nights in one of South Africa’s hidden treasures, a small town by name Clarens. I was part of about thirty players within the tourism industry and media practitioners from Ghana and Nigeria for the 2017 South Africa Specialist […]

Mens grooming, hair treatment and hairstyle trends

I spent the last week of August and the first week of October 2017 in Johannesburg and Pretoria working on a cultural event organized in by a group of Ghanaians and South African nationals in partnership with the Ghanaian High Commission in Pretoria. It was a platform to showcase the rich Ghanaian culture to the […]