ModernGhana

ModernGhana is one of Ghana’s general news and information destinations online which started operating in August 2005. It publishes in English about news, articles, classifies, audio and video content related mostly to Ghanaian society. It quickly became an important news portal and a reference to many international readers. Today, it still remains one of the most patronised online portals, which was ranked 47th by Alexa in Ghana, being the 7th most popular news website.

ModernGhana is run by Modern Ghana Media Communication Limited. According to the company’s own statements, Bright Owusu Adamson is the CEO and the owner of the company.

According to official documents at the Registrar General’s Department, however, the company has three shareholders of which Roger Agambire Agano holds 80%. Agambire Agano also co-founded the company with no information about the other co-founder available.

William Beeko is the Editor in Chief of ModernGhana according to a questionnaire answered by the managing editor. Before that, Agambire Agano himself worked as general manager and editor-in chief for nearly seven years.

Key facts

Audience Share

Alexa Rank (46),
News Website (6)

Ownership Type

private

Geographic Coverage

International

Content Type

free content

Passive Transparency

upon request, ownership data is easily available from the company/channel

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Media Companies / Groups

Modern Ghana Media Communication Limited

Ownership

Ownership Structure

ModernGhana is registered to Modern Ghana Communications Group Limited, with three shareholders according to the Registrar General's Department. However, based on information provided by the company through sending back delivered a questionnaire, Bright Owusu Adamson is the owner. We included the information from the Registrar General's Department.

Voting Rights

Missing Data

Individual Owner

Group / Individual Owner

Andrew Young Bawa

10%
Media Companies / Groups
Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2005

Founder

Roger Agambire Agana (co-founder)

Affiliated Interests Founder

Agambire Agana co-established Modernghana.com, an online news portal. He spent nearly seven years as the general manager and editor-in chief of Modernghana.com. In 2012, Agana started to transform Spy Ghana into a brand that stands in direct competition with Modernghana

Ceo

Bright Owusu Adamson

Affiliated Interests Ceo

According to information provided by Modern Ghana Communication Limited, Owusu Adamson.

Editor-In-Chief

William Beeko

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Missing Data

Contact

Modern Ghana Media Communications Group Ltd.;P.O. Box AF 2235, East Legon, Adenta, Accra;Tel.: +233 5777 070 68;E-Mail: Info@modernghana.com

Financial Information

Revenue (in Mill. $)

GHC 80.000*/ USD 18.000*

Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

GHC 35.000* / USD 8.000*

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