Stacey Knott

Stacey Knott

Accra, Ghana

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Stacey Knott

Stacey Knott is an award-winning multi-media journalist based in Accra, Ghana, originally from New Zealand.
She is a regular stringer for Agence France-Presse (AFP) and her byline has appeared in a range of international media including US News, Quartz, Roads and Kingdoms and Refinery29.

She works in online, print and video. She focuses on business, culture, and social issues. 
She has been living in Ghana since November 2015.
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Feature for AFP on a programme in Ghana that aims to bust stereotypes and get more women behind the wheel.


Personal essay on growing up working two of the best jobs in my small hometown in New Zealand


Feature for AFP on a local arts festival in the capital of Ghana


A girl in the Central Region of Ghana alleges her father raped and impregnated her multiple times. He now walks free due to the police failing to conduct “conclusive investigations”. Interviewed the girl in the video and edited the story. Full text for the story here:

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