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General News of Friday, 26 October 2018


New MD for Graphic as NMC fills two more vacancies at GNA, GBC

Media regulator, the National Media Commission has moved to fill three key positions within state-owned media houses.

The biggest print media, the Graphic Communications Group will now have a new Managing Director, Ato Benjamin Afful.

He takes over from Ken Ashigbey who resigned in September 2017 and moved to join the Ghana Telecoms Chamber.

The new General Manager of the Ghana News Agency is Albert Kofi Owusu.

The NMC has also appointed Augustus A Yamson as Deputy Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.

He becomes the replacement for Mrs. Francisca Ashitey-Odunton who was appointed Ghana’s High Commissioner to Kenya in August 2017.

Joy News understands, the appointments gained a consensus after NMC’s consultation with the President, Nana Akufo-Addo and the boards of these state-owned media organisation, as required by law.