Special Assignment; Joy News’ next big revelation

We brought you jaw-dropping revelations in investigative reports, revealing documentaries on health, education, corruption, and many others.

Now your most authoritative news source Joy News, will from next week bring you Special Assignment spearheaded by its experienced and unparalleled network of correspondents and reporters across the country.

Seth Kwame Boateng renowned for producing awesome documentaries from the forgotten and sometimes dangerous corners of the country, says Special Assignment takes the Hotline Documentaries a notch higher.

It seeks to focus primarily on neglected aspects of national life and issues of national interest – something which hasn’t been done in a sustained manner.

“With Special Assignment, what we want to do is conduct detailed investigations into a particular area and draw attention to the issues thereof. We intend to apply pressure without letting on the appropriate authorities to take actions that will lead to enduring solutions,” Seth who was GJA Journalist of the Year for 2015, said.

The first edition of Special Assignment will air on Monday, March 13, 2017.

It details the shocking and grim happenings at the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital where pregnant women queue to give birth.

Hospital authorities confirm at least four babies die daily at Ghana’s second largest hospital.

At that rate, at least 1,400 babies and 100 women die annually in the hospital largely due to lack of facilities whilst a 1000-bed maternity block started in the 1970s remains uncompleted.

The documentary is titled Next to Die and will be aired simultaneously on Joy FM and the Joy News channel on MultiTV.