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About the author

Samuel Dubinyale Braimah

Samuel Dubinyale Braimah was born into a Bissa (commonly called Busanga) family in the village of Manga, in the Bawku District of the current Upper East Region of Ghana.
He had his education in Manga Primary and Middle schools, Ghana College, Tamale (currently Ghana Senior High School, Tamale), and Navrongo Secondary School. Sam has a bachelor's degree in chemistry from the University of Cape Coast and a masters in Social and Economic Development from the University of Swansea in the United Kingdom.
Sam Braimah’s Development career spans a period of over 30 years and he has worked at senior management and leadership levels for International Development organisations including World Vision International, the African Centre for Human Development, US Peace Corps, ActionAid, The University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa, Oxfam and the African Evaluation Association. He was the first Executive Director of the African Evaluation Association and started the secretariat of the Association in Accra, Ghana, in 2013.
During his long career in development work across the African continent, Sam has made presentations to the UN and the US State Department on peace-building and peacekeeping in Africa; developed several strategic plans for state organisations as well as international and national NGOs in Ghana; made presentations to several organisations across Africa on the Rights-Based Approach to Development, strategic planning, climate change, evaluation and leadership.
Sam Braimah’s belief in a sovereign God and commitment to principled Christian living have been consistent and integral parts of his life and career and these attributes show throughout his writing.
Is currently bedridden after multiple surgeries on his cervical spine but managed to write and publish this book dictating into the voice recognition software of a mobile phone and editing the text with the help of his children and friends who volunteered to help.