About the Publisher

A media practitioner, researcher and development communication consultant, Chiji Dikeocha is privileged to be one of young African leaders who is leading a paradigm shift in development communication in Africa with a mission to engage media platforms in driving and sustaining development initiatives in communities in Africa.

Born as Chijioke Davidson Dikeocha, Chiji holds B.A (Hons) in English/Literary Studies of Imo State University, Owerri, Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Master of Arts in Communication Studies of University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. He is a Fellow of Bloomberg Media Initiative Africa (BMIA).

He is the Chief Executive Officer of Farreach Media and the publisher of My Villa News, a leading online community news network in Africa (www.myvillanews.com). Also, he is the Founder of Farreach Initiative for Development Communication in Africa Inc., a non-governmental organization.
Chiji lives with his family in Owerri, the capital of Imo State, Nigeria.