Kate Addo

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Kate Addo
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Potrait of Kate Addo
BornKate Addo
23 July 1972 (1972-07-23) (age 49)
Accra, Ghana
💼 Occupation
Journalist, Broadcaster, Public Relations Practitioner
📆 Years active  1998 – present

Kate Addo (born on 23 July 1972) is a Ghanaian journalist, broadcaster and public relations practitioner. She is currently the Director of Public Affairs of the Parliament of Ghana.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Kate was born to her parents William Schovel Addo and Juliana Ahimah Aryee both from Greater Accra Region in Ghana. She started her secondary education at Ebenezer Senior High School in 1985 obtaining an Ordinary Level Certificate in 1990. She then proceeded to Accra High School for her Advanced Level Certificate in 1992.

Kate Addo attended the Ghana Institute of Journalism in 1996 where she obtained a Diploma of Journalism.[2] She further attended the University of Leeds and obtained a Master of Arts (MA) Degree in International Communication in 2003. She also obtained a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration in 2010.

Kate also attended the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration for a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree in 2016.


Kate started her career at Ghana Broadcasting Corporation in 1998 as an Assistant Editor and then she moved on to become a Newscaster, TV Presenter and then Political Moderator for current affairs programmes up until 2004 when she left.[3]

Kate became acting Director of Public Affairs at the Parliament of Ghana in 2016[4] and in 2020 she was promoted to substantive Director of Public Affairs of the Parliament of Ghana.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Kate Addo is married with two kids. She is also the Lead Founder of the Duo Concept Foundation which supports children from deprived communities.[6]


  1. "Efforts ongoing to demystify Parliament – Kate Addo". GhanaWeb. 2019-03-16. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  2. "GIJ Alumna Returns To Mentor Current Students". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  3. "Francisca Ashitey competent for GBC job – Kate Addo". GhanaWeb. 2016-03-17. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  4. Baruti, J. (2017-01-26). "Parliament's Acting Director of Public Affairs clarifies Appointments Committee". Yen.com.gh - Ghana news. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  5. "Parliament sensitive to public concern over new parliament chamber - Kate Addo". Ghanaian Times. 2019-07-06. Retrieved 2021-05-19.
  6. Starrfm.com.gh (2021-04-06). "Orphanage Homes should be safe haven for children – Duo Concept appeals". Starr Fm. Retrieved 2021-05-19.

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