Kessben 93.3FM is a private and commercial radio station that broadcasts from Aseda House in Kumasi. The radio station began its test transmission in October 2004 and went commercial in November. It broadcasts in Akan and has a line-up of programmes covering news, football, religion, politics, social issues and music, which caters for listeners of all ages, classes and educational levels.
Kessben 93.3FM is the most popular station in the Ashanti region and surrounding areas, with an audience share of 15.3% (based on GeoPoll's market research report for the first quarter in 2017). Nationwide it is also in the Top Ten, with an audience share of 3.6%.
It is owned by Kessben FM Limited which runs a radio and television broadcasting media network. On radio, there is Kessben FM while the online platform is kessbenfm.com. It has presence on TV via Kessben TV and Aseda TV.
Kessben FM Limited is a member of the Kessben Group of Companies, which is a sole proprietorship with Stephen Boateng - or Kwabena Kesse as he is widely known - as the only shareholder. He also happens to be the founder and CEO of Kessben FM Limited. Next to Stephen Boateng, there is also Eunice Appiah Boateng listed as a director in the Registrar General’s Company profile. Eunice and Stephen Boateng are married.
Stephen Boateng has managed, including travel tour, driving school, hotel and conferencing, consultancy, shipping and forwarding, and a university.
Ashanti Region, Brong Ahafo
Media Companies / Groups
Kessben FM Limited
There was a company profile available at the Registrar General's Department. According to these information Kessben FM is registered to Kessben FM Limited. Online sources establish a link to Kessben Group of Companies, but it is not confirmed in legal terms.
not applicable (sole proprietorship)
Affiliated Interests Founder
Mr. Stephen Boateng , also known as Kwabena Kesse, is a successful entrepreneur and the sole shareholder of Kessben FM Limited, the company under which his media businesses (Kessben TV, Aseda TV, Kessben FM) are registered.
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Andrew Danso Aninkora
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
Aninkora is the General Manager of Kessben Media/,
Kessben FM Limited.He was a former Executive Council member of The Ghana Independent Broadcasters
Association (GIBA), now he is its President.
Kessben FM Ltd. (Kessben FM); P. O. Box 1480, Kumasi;Tel.: 032- 2037341
Revenue (in Mill. $)
Operating Profit (in Mill. $)
Advertising (in % of total funding)
GeoPoll. Radio Audience Share (Jan-March 2017).
No public profile was available at the Registrar General’s Department.
Registrar General (2003-11-28). Kessben FM Limited – CS765542015. Accessed in May 2017. Available upon request.