Isaac Kaledzi

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Isaac Kaledzi
Isaac Kaledzi speaking at an event in Cape Town, South Africa
Isaac Dzidefo Yao Kaledzi

(1985-12-26)26 December 1985
Accra, Ghana
Other namesDzidefo Yao
EducationUniversity of Ghana
Alma materNungua Senior High School
Occupation(s)Entrepreneur, Broadcast journalist, Radio personality, Blogger
Years active2004-present
Known forRadio Univers (Radio) Ghana, Citi FM (97.3) (Radio) Ghana.,[1][2][3] Radio XYZ 93.1 (Radio) Ghana.,[4][5] Starr FM Ghana, Deutsche Welle Bonn, Germany, and Africa Feeds Media Limited, Ghana
SpouseNana Ama Akyiaa Kaledzi
  • George Dodzidenu (father)
  • Vida Binda (mother)

Isaac Kaledzi (born December 26, 1985) is a Ghanaian entrepreneur, broadcast journalist, radio personality, and blogger who is the founder and CEO of Africa Feeds Media Limited, a Pan-African media brand. He currently works for Deutsche Welle as their African correspondent[6][7] while being based in Ghana. He previously worked for the Ghanaian radio station Starr FM Ghana as an editor.

Early life[edit]

Kaledzi began his early education at Teshie Estate Preparatory School at Teshie-Nungua Estate, in Accra. He continued at the Nungua Senior High School, where he started his high school education in 2001. In 2004 he took a course in journalism at the Radio Broadcasting Development Foundation (RABODEF) after his high school education, shortly after that he proceeded to the University of Ghana, Legon where he studied philosophy and Russian language, graduating in 2008.

Personal life[edit]

Kaledzi was born in Ghana's biggest city and capital, Accra, to George Dodzidenu and Vida Binda (all nationals of the Republic of Ghana). His hometown is Denu in the Volta Region of Ghana.

Kaledzi married his wife, Nana Ama Akyiaa Kaledzi, in December 2015. Nana Ama is a fashion entrepreneur and owner of "Akyia Collection", a fashion accessories business headquartered in Ghana.

Kaledzi and Nana Ama have a daughter called Gabriella Esenam Afi Kaledzi.

Journalism career[edit]

Kaledzi started his journalism career at Radio Univers, a campus radio station at the University of Ghana. He worked with the campus-based radio station between 2004 and 2010. He later worked with Citi (97.3 FM) as a producer of the Citi Breakfast Show and as a broadcast journalist between 2010 and 2012. Kaledzi then joined Radio XYZ (93.1FM) as head of production and deputy head of news, where he worked between 2012 and 2014. He also joined Accra-based Starr FM in 2014 and left the station in 2018. In 2011, Kaledzi was employed by Deutsche Welle in Germany as an African correspondent based in Ghana.[8]


Kaledzi was awarded the Best Rural Reporter in Ghana in 2012 by the Ghana Journalists Association.[9][10]


  1. ^ "Full list of nominees for 2012 GJA Awards - Ghana Business News". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Alumni - Page 2 of 4 - JHR". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  3. ^ "NDC Apologises To NPP". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  4. ^ "STARR 103.5 FM kicks off real programming today + LISTEN LIVE - Proudly Ghanaian! | ENewsGh". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  5. ^ "NPP doomed if it loses 2016 elections – Ephson | General News 2014-04-15". Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Komla Dumor...A blessed broadcast legend". Ghanaian times. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  7. ^ "UN details threats to peace in Ivory Coast". africa journalism theworld. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  8. ^ Staff Writer (2021-10-04). "Africa Feeds' Isaac Kaledzi selected for DW's Constructive Journalism Fellowship". Africa Feeds. Retrieved 2023-09-11.
  9. ^ "Freelancer wins 2011 Journalist of the year award". Ghana news agency. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  10. ^ "Manasseh Azure named Ghana's Journalist of the Year 2011". ghana business news. Retrieved 24 November 2016.

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