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Digital Migration  |  Ghana To Migrate From Analogue To Digital Broadcasting In June 2020 –Govt Minister

Ghana’s government has confirmed that the country’s broadcast sector will switch-over from analogue to digital broadcasting in June this year. The nation’s Minister of Communications, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful disclosed this information after a meeting that was attended by the ministry and ...
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Sports Rights  |  Ghana’s Radio Stations Get Free Broadcasting Rights For Local Football League

The Ghana Football Association’s Executive Committee has made the decision to offer free radio commentary broadcast rights to all radio stations in Ghana. The rights will be granted to all radio stations who agree to the GFA’s conditions that are ...
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Ghana’s Telcos Underpaid Taxes From 2015 To 2017 –Govt Minister

Ursula Owusu Ekuful, Ghana’s Minister of Communications, has revealed that between 2015 and 2017, the Ghanaian government lost over $52 million in Communications Service Tax (CST), VAT, GETFund Levy and National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL) because the telecoms operators in ...

Ghana’s Broadcasting Bill To Be Presented To Parliament Next Year

Ghana’s new Broadcasting Bill is to be laid before the nation’s Parliament in January, next year. The law seeks to improve the falling standards in Ghana’s electronic media sector and ensure that it starts to embrace modern best practices. Ghana’s ...

Ghana: Public Electricity Firm, EGC, To Deploy Fibre

The Public energy company, Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG), has announced that it intends to venture into telecommunications and internet service provision. ECG’s Managing Director Samuel Boakye-Appiah said that the company would use its network to install fibre in collaboration ...

Ghana Selects The Film 'Azali' For First-Ever Oscar Submission

Ghana has chosen Kwabena Gyansah's Azali as its first-ever submission for the international feature film award at the 2020 Oscars. Starring the brilliant Asana Alhassan in her debut role, the movie follows the journey of 14-year-old Amina from a North-Ghanaian village to ...

New Reality Show Launched In Ghana

A transformational reality show, A Jewel In The Streets, is about to launch on Ghana’s TV screens, with the British-Ghanaian actress Ama K Abebrese as the host. The show is designed to transform the lives of porters in a different ...

Music TV Channel, Zone Three 6 To Begin Digital TV Terrestrial Transmission In Ghana

One of Ghana’s Biggest Entertainment sources, Zone Three 6 has revealed that it will soon begin its Digital Terrestrial operations on TV and will be accessible in major parts of the country such as Accra, Cape Coast, Kumasi, Takoradi, Koforidua, ...

Filmmakers Celebrate Ghana's First-Ever Online Cinema, 'Moovee'

When it comes to movie premieres in Africa and other parts of the globe, the traditional platform which movie lovers use to view spectacular performances by their favourite stars has been the cinemas. But with the innovation in the digital ...

Ghana’s Broadcasters Reportedly Stand Against Implementation Of DTT Policy To Save Free-to-Air TV

The Ghana Independent Broadcasters Association (GIBA) has reportedly taken a stand against the Ministry of Communication’s policy to block free-to-air (FTA) TV content in the country. According to the association, if approved, the policy would wipe out FTA public service ...

Ghana’s Cinema Showcased In Spain At Tarifa-Tangier African Film Festival

The 16th Tarifa-Tangier African Film Festival (FCAT) is celebrating Ghanaian filmmaking through four of the country’s key films. This has never happened before in Spain. The non-competitive film section has been titled “Ghana in four acts”. This strand pays tribute ...

Ghana’s YOLO Series Premieres Season Five

The much-anticipated return of the most watched Ghanaian TV show, “You Only Live Once” (YOLO), has premiered in Accra. Season Five of the popular Health TV series has returned with the inclusion of some talented young characters and seasoned Ghanaian ...