NCA Invites New Applications For Revoked Radio Authorisations

October 20, 2017/ By Modern Ghana The Communications Minister has said the authorisations of radio stations that were revoked recently by the National Communications Authority (NCA) will be re-issued to new applicants. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful made the revelation on Thursday, October 19, 2017 when she appeared before Parliament to justify the recent revocation by the NCA.…

NCA fine harsh, rushed and laughable – GIBA

October 2, 2017 / By Ghana| Myjoyonline & Abubakar Ibrahim, My Joy Online Vice President of the Ghana Independent Broadcasting Association (GIBA) has described as harsh and laughable, the over ¢1.2 billion fines slapped on some radio stations by the National Communication Authority (NCA). Ernest Boateng said the Authority did not give the stakeholders the opportunity…

NPP MP angry with the closure of 34 radio stations

September 30, 2017 / By Ghanaweb The New Patriotic Party (NPP) lawmaker for Ledzokuku in the Greater Accra Region, Dr. Bernard Okoe Boye is unhappy about the closure of 34 radio stations by the National communications Authority (NCA). “When a good action becomes a problem for the majority of people that action no matter its…

PLAYBACK: ‘Newsfile’ on JoyNews

September 30. 2017/ By Ghanaweb The unfolding brouhaha emanating from corruption allegations levelled by controversial musician, A Plus against two Deputy Chiefs of Staff, Asenso-Boakye and Abu Jinapor never seems to end as a leaked audio conversation between A Plus and the Deputy Director of Police CID, Maame Yaa Tiwaa Addo-Danquah indicating that the investigative…

Draconian NCA fines troubling – NDC Minority

September 29, 2017 / By Nathan Gadugah The Minority in Parliament has described as “draconian” fines slapped on defaulting radio stations by the National Communications Authority. In a statement, the group insists the action by the regulator is “troubling” and may have “grave implications for press freedom and media pluralism.” The statement comes a day after…

Shutting the door on pro-NDC press bad for our democracy

22 July, 2017 / By Abu Mubarik, Pulso.com.gh Journalists, however critical they are of the president, must not be denied access to the Flagstaff House. The foundation of any growing democracy is to have a buoyant press that speaks truth to power, no matter how awkward or detestable they are. In the United State of America,…

Who Owns The Media In Ghana

20 July, 2017 / By Peace FM Online The Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) and Reporters Without Borders (RSF) will hold a one-day stakeholder forum to present a report on research findings on media ownership in Ghana on Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at 9a.m. at the Alisa Hotel in Accra. The research project titled: “Media…

Graphic tops all in print market

July 31, 2017 / by Kweku Zurek, graphic.com Six GCGL newspaper brands; Daily Graphic, Junior Graphic, The Mirror, Graphic Showbiz, Graphic Sports and Graphic Business were assessed as part of the research. The GCGL maintained its status as the leading and largest newspaper publishing company in Ghana. The GCGL papers placed first, ahead of Western…