Joseph Wemakor is a seasoned/celebrated journalist (freelance), a blogger, publicist and a staunch human rights activist based in Accra, Ghana. He doubles as a writer of no mean repute and the Editor-In-Chief of Ghananewsone.com, Ghana's most powerful news portal. Joseph currently holds the position as the Deputy Head of Media and Communication of the PLO Lumumba Foundation Ghana. He is the Founder and the Executive Director of Human Rights Reporters Ghana, an NGO made up of a group of journalists, lawyers and human rights advocates committed to protecting, promoting and defending the freedom and fundamental human rights of people particularly women, girls and children who are the most vulnerable in the society. Joseph has represented Ghana on both local and international fronts covering news and championing human rights issues.
The above story is one of my award winning investigate feature articles which sheds light on illegal migration in Africa. It is the story of a Ghanaian youth who died while crossing the Sahara Desert en route Europe told by the brother which I reported to educate the youth to help them desist from such unfortunate habit.
A photo of a Ghanaian who died crossing the Sahara Desert via Europe in search of greener pastures.