GJA to name Investigative Journalist of the Year award after Ahmed
The Ghana Journalists Association (
GJA) wants to immortalise slain journalist Ahmed Hussein- Suale by naming the Investigative Journalist of the Year category of its annual awards after him .
The 32-year-old member of the Tiger Eye PI was leaving home in his car when two men said to be riding a motorbike shot him three times at Madina and bolted.
The GJA President Affail Monney made this known when he addressed a memorial service in honour of Ahmed on Friday in Accra.
"We believe he (Ahmed) has done something which should not be made to vanish with the passage of time," Mr Monney said in an interview with
He added: "So we are going to honour him with a category in investigative journalism. This is also to encourage young journalists".
No discrimination by
He said the
"We don't discriminate between registered and non-registered members of the association, we do not discriminate. The International Federation of Journalists which we are affiliated does not discriminate between a registered journalist or a non-registered journalist and we are affiliated to them," he said.
According to him, the