Yaba Badoe is a Ghanaian – British documentary film – maker, journalist and fiction writer. A graduate of King’s College, Cambridge, she worked as a civil servant in Ghana before becoming a general trainee with the BBC.
Yaba Badoe: I started writing ‘True Murder’ long before I began making ‘The Witches of Gambaga’. I think anyone who’s spent time in Ghana is aware of how religious and superstitious many Ghanaians of all ages are. Ajuba is typical in this regard.
Geosi Reads: Film making and writing fiction? Which of the two are you likely to be caught doing most? Do you have any preference over the other?
The rest of the interview will be available in my forthcoming book (2016) by Lamar University Literary Press.