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Samuel Hinneh


Samuel Hinneh is currently working at Allied News Limited as a full time journalist, a publisher for the Daily Dispatch Newspaper, one of the leading political and research-based newspapers in Ghana. As a senior reporter, he primarily covers development issues including health and the environment. He is also a freelance journalist for SciDev.Net, UK, a leading source of reliable and authoritative news which covers a range of topics from science, and technology, to global development. In addition, Samuel acts as a columnist/freelancer for Ghana’s most popular website,, among other online media organisations in Ghana. In 2013, he received the Netherlands Fellowship Programme to study International Communication, Journalism Specialisation at the Christian University of Applied Science (CHE), Ede, the Netherlands. Samuel has won media fellowships such as Biosciences for Farming in Africa (B4FA) media fellowship programme, and theAfrica Means Business Fellowship. He also has covered numerous international conferences including the 3rd UN Financing for Development Conference 2015 in Ethiopia, G20 Leaders 2014 Summit in Australia, World Food Prize and Borlaug Dialogue 2013 in USA, and the Safety 2012 World Conference - 11th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.

He has a bachelor’s degree in rural and community development from the Presbyterian University College, Ghana and a diploma in communication studies from African University College of Communications, and has attended training programs organized by Thomson Reuters Foundation, South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), and Internews USA.

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Agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate Change, Cities, Environmental Health, Oceans, Policy, Program Updates, Journalism Skills
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