Scholar, Journalist, Author and Former Member of Parliament & Minister of State in the Republic of Ghana, Hon. Kojo Yankah is the Founder of AFRICAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS (AUCC), previously known as the Africa Institute of Journalism & Communications (AIJC) which he established in 2002.
Yankah was born at Agona Duakwa in the Central Region of Ghana on 16th August, 1945. He received his primary education in several towns and villages in the Central Region. He ended up at Winneba A.M.E. Zion School where he took his common entrance examination to enter the prestigious Adisadel College in Cape Coast. After his Advanced Level education in 1966, he taught English and French at Breman Asikuma Secondary School before beginning his undergraduate studies at the University of Ghana, Legon, in 1969.