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Mrs Benedicta Esi Barko Kaba, one of the finest reporters of the Ghana News Agency (GNA) has died. She was 35. Mrs Kaba died at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, after a short illness, a family source told the GNA.

The GNA Director of Administration, Mr Rex Annan, described her as a reliable hand who was very efficient and discharged her assigned duties very well. “Management expresses its condolences to the bereaved family, we shall be there to mourn with the family when the time is due,” he said.

A friend to all

The News Editor of the Agency, Mrs Yaa Oforiwah Asare–Peasah, who said she had known Mrs Kaba all her years at the GNA, could not hold back her tears after the death was announced. “I have known her for the past eight years, I have known her to be hardworking, respectful and had a high level of professionalism.

Mr Divine Doe Koblah a retired head of the GNA Sub- Desk,  posted on his Facebook that Mrs  Kaba was everybody’s” friend and a big sister to the young men and women in the newsroom.


Mrs Kaba was born on May 24, 1981 at Tarkwa in the Western Region and attended the St Louis Senoir High School, Kumasi from 1997 to 1999. She obtained her Diploma in Communication Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 2005.

She was employed by the GNA on May 1, 2009.

She got admission to the University of Ghana where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Information Studies in November 2015.

Mrs Kaba is survived by her husband, Mr Joshua Kaba  — GNA.
Source: GNA

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