Veteran Broadcaster Cyril Acolatse dies at 77

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Veteran Broadcaster, Cyril Harry Kwasi Acolatse, has died at age 77.

Mr Acolaste worked with the national broadcaster, GBC Radio and GBC Television. He passed away on Monday in Tema in the Greater Accra Region, family sources told

Among the programs he hosted on Ghana Television were Focus, Searchlight, Insight, Topic, Talking Point and Public Concern.

He won the Outstanding Interviewer Award in 1989 and 1990.

He was a former Vice President of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) and a former member of the National Media Commission (NMC).

In November 2013, the GJA honoured him with a Meritorious Award for his contribution to the journalism profession.

The late Acolatse was also Assistant Director of Radio before his retirement.

Mr Acolatse was a husband to Mrs Appolonia Acolatse and father of News Anchor and Host of Women’s Voice on GBC News, Selikem Acolatse Apaloo and Media Consultant and Broadcaster, Eyram Bashan.

Funeral arrangements will be announced later.




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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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