You can use Paydesk to hire Delali, they will be notified by SMS and usually reply within minutes. Have a question? Send Delali a message before making a booking.

Delali Adogla-Bessa

Delali is a freelance journalist, researcher, and photographer based in Ghana. He has written on governance, health, education, the environment, the cocoa value chain, and film.

Delali has produced work for The Continent, SWI Swissinfo, Africa is a Country, Equal Times, ADP Rethink Quarterly, UNESCO, Ubuntu Times and Omni Media.

He has also carried out research work for organizations like UNESCO and the Africa Digital Rights Hub.

Services offered include proofreading, blog post writing, photography, copy editing and field interviews.

Vox Pop Feature Stories Content Writing Interview Photography Journalism
Politics Science & Environment Arts & Books Film & Theatre Fact Checking

Sample image

Children learn to read and write more easily if they are first taught in their mother tongue. In Ghana, as in many African countries, that’s easier said than done.

Sample image

African kids deserve to get into advanced sciences like astronomy or robotics, but official curricula often fail to teach even the basics and extra-curricular Stem champions need deep pockets to close the gaps.


Parts of the small community of Joma, near Ablekuma in the Greater Accra Region, present a portrait of a society on the fringes. This community has its peculiar fears. A number of them live within the buffer zone of a quarry. This means they are at the mercy of flying rocks when the quarry carries out its rock blasts.

Sample image

A still from the 2018 Aferneto festival of the Mepe people in the Volta Region. Some of the totems convey a legacy of aggression.



Need Help?

Johnson Tamlyn

Production Manager

Johnson is available 9:00-17:00 GMT Mon‑Fri, or by email 24/7