#IamAnas trends on Ghana twitter as faceless journalist fights corruption

Ghana’s faceless investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, has set twitter alight with a question asking about his own identity.

Despite having lived and worked in Ghana all his life, Anas’ face has remain hidden over the years. He is on record to have described his anonymity as his most important weapon and his mantra has been to ‘name, shame and jail’ the bad guys.

Anas is the talk of town a he premiers hi latest documentary film on corruption in Ghana football. The said piece titled Number 12 premiers in the capital Accra on June 6.

Ahead of the highly anticipated release, a maverick lawmaker and media owner, has released purported photos of the hitherto publicly unknown journalist who has over the years worked on hard-hitting human rights and anti-corruption documentaries.

With the said releases, Anas asked followers on Twitter who they thought he really was. The hashtag ‘I am Anas,’ #IamAnas has raked varied responses as people post everything from the ridiculous to the impossible as their contribution, and for each tweet Anas’ handle retweets.

Below are some reactions:


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