Famara Fofana has bagged a role at the Social Security and Housing Finance Corporation(SSHFC) as Senior Corporate Affairs Manager.
Until his latest appointment at the SSHFC, the prolific writer and former GRTS editor has taught as an adjunct lecturer at the University of The Gambia’s School of Journalism and Digital Media.
Famara has a master of arts in Media and Communications Studies from the Graduate School of Social Sciences, Ankara University, Turkey.
Before his academic sojourn in the Turkish capital, the Jokadou native had a stint with ChildFund International The Gambia, where he served as Communications Specialist, playing a massive role in repositioning the international NGO as a leading child protection entity in The Gambia.
In late 2022, Mr. Fofana was part of the five veteran media practitioners identified by the Gambia Press Union to serve on the judging panel of the National Journalism Awards that honors and celebrates courage and excellence in Gambian journalism across all types of news and information media – print, online/multimedia platforms, radio, and television.