Alfred B Cudjoe Biography
Alfred B Cudjoe, a lecturer in translation and Francophone African literature at the University of Education, Winneba, is a professional translator with a PhD in the translation of postcolonial African literature from University of Surrey, UK. He also holds an MA in translation (University of Surrey, 2003), a diploma in languages for international communication, French (Chartered Institute of Linguists, 1995), and a diploma in translation, University of Ghana, 1984). He started his working life as information assistant and translator at the Ministry of Information, Ghana, before taking up an appointment at his country’s embassy in Conakry, Guinea, as translator/bilingual secretary. In the mid-1990s he returned to Ghana where he was employed at Ghana Institute of Languages as French tutor, translator and public relations officer. He has so far published several articles in Ghanaian newspapers, international magazines and academic journals. He is also the author of a number of novels, which include Beyond the Ballot Box, Bambulu’s Schooldays. Who Killed Sankara? and French and English Proverbs.
While in the UK (2002 to 2013), Alfred Cudjoe was a member the Chartered Institute of Linguists. He is currently a member of University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), and Ghana Association of Writers (GAW)
Translation and Francophone African Literature