Ghana: Kenyan delegation visits GNA

Morkporkpor Ank (Accra, Ghana) – GNA – An eight-member delegation from the Kenya Broadcasting Content Advisory Council on Tuesday paid a visit to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to share views, ideas and experiences on the media landscape.

Mr Kabral Blay Amihere, Chairman of the National Media Commission, who led the delegation, said they had come to learn about GNA, which had been showing the way over the years.

He commended the Agency for its outstanding performance as a news organisation in the country and overseas.

Nana Appau Duah, General Manager of GNA, explaining the operations of the Agency, said GNA’s fundamental operational guidelines were targeted at getting it right and giving a true picture of every situation.

He also said the Agency was striving to be a first class centre of excellence in newsgathering and reporting using highly-trained, competent and well motivated professionals.

“The Agency covers all the news from society, economics, politics, science and sports in Ghana and the rest of the world through its partnership with the Chinese News Agency (Xinhua), United Press International (UPI), Press Trust of India (PTI) and YONHAP of South Korea,” he added.  He said GNA demonstrated fairness, accuracy, speed and balance.

The General Manager announced that the Agency had drawn up a five-year medium term strategic plan to move the organisation forward and urged stakeholders to keep supporting it to make a positive impact on society.

Mr Mitch Odero, Chairman of the Broadcast Content Advisory Council, expressed their gratitude to GNA for sharing its views and experience on their operations. He said what the Council was concerned about was the content in the broadcast media.

Mr Boakye-Dankwa Boadi, Supervising Chief Editor of GNA, said the Agency was playing a strategic role in national and continental development.