Bernice Agyekwena is a freelance journalist working in Ghana who became a full blown author in March 2013 with the release of her debut book “The Beardless Man of Tornabia and Other Stories” by MediaAria CDM.
Born in Ghana, she received her education at the Ghana Institute of Journalism where she graduated with a Diploma in Journalism. She joined the Ghana News Agency in 1991 where she wrote news articles on a wide range of topics covering agriculture, health, politics, climate change, the environment, natural resources and human rights issues among several others.
Bernice Agyekwena holds a Master’s Degree in Social Communication and a Bachelors Degree in Social Science from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy. She was a Gates Fellow at the Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, University of California where she participated in the Africa Reporting Project.