Harmattan Awards: Six Journalists Honoured in Northern Ghana.

Six journalists practicing in the northern part of the country have been awarded for their work in promoting development at the third edition of Harmattan Awards for Development Journalism organised by the Countrywise Communication.

ghfactsonline.com gathered that forty-five (45) entries were filed by journalists in the northern Ghana to compete in four categories namely; Radio (English), Radio (Local Language), Print and Television.

After series of scrutiny, a four member team of judges put up by the Countrywise Communication selected six journalists out of the forty-five entries.

Below are the list of winners

TV Category


Overall Best – Albert Sore ( Joy News)

Albert Sore


1st Runner Up – Joyce Kantam Kolamong ( GBC)


2nd Runner Up – Mohammed Kamil Baba (TV Africa

Baba Kamil

Radio (English) Category
Overall Best – Kantam Kolamong (GBC)


1st Runner Up – Salifu Wononuo (Radio Waa)

Print Category


Overall Best – Samuel Sam ( B&FT)


1st Runner Up – Mohammed Fugu (Daily Graphic)

Mohammed Fugu


2nd Runner Up – Yahaya Masahudu


2nd Runner Up – Mark Smith (GBC)

The awards ceremony was held on Thursday, 27th February, 2020 at Damongo in the Savannah region.

Te harmattan awards” is named after the harmattan season in the north which occasionally indicates the end of the farming season and harvesting time.

The purpose of this award scheme is to recognise the efforts of journalists who are into developmental work in the northern part of Ghana.

Source :ghfactsonline.com/Suhiyini Yakubu Abdul Mumin

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