StarrFMOnline is the online platform of Starr FM which is owned by ‘Excellence in Broadcasting’ (EIB) Network.
In a survey by Goodman AMC, StarrFMOnline was mentioned as one news source among the top seven online influencers that Ghanaians would trust to provide first-hand and reliable information in the 2016 presidential election. The online platform held a trust percentage of 10% and ranked fourth among online platforms in the country.
Excellence in Broadcasting (EIB) Network operates Starr 103.5 FM, Live 91.9 FM, Kasapa 102.3 FM all in Accra; Ultimate FM (Kumasi), Agoo FM (Nkawkaw), and Empire FM (Takoradi). The group also owns The Daily Heritage Newspaper. It is the umbrella for Empire Group of Companies which again runs Empire Records and Empire Entertainment.
The founder and CEO of Empire Entertainment was Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray), who opened his own radio station, Empire FM. Empire FM was later acquired by Kwabena Duffuor, Former Ghanaian Finance Minister, which started the EIB Networks journey. Adisi is now CEO of EIB. EIB Network and its subsidiaries have grown over a relatively short period of time. The buying of smaller media houses has and continues to aid in positioning EIB as a strong force in mainstream broadcasting business in Ghana.
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Excellence in Broadcasting (EIB) Limited
StarrFMOnline belongs to Starr FM which is registered to the Excellance In Broadcasting (EIB) Network. According to online information it is owned by Nathan Kwabena Anoye Adisi and Kwabena Duffuor. EIB belongs to Empire Group of Companies. However, the available company profile from Registrar General's Department did not list the shareholders.
Dr. Kwabena Duffuor
Affiliated Interests Founder
Dr. Kwabena Duffuor is a self-made millionaire. He is best known for his position in the Mills government (NDC) as the Minister of Finance and Economic Planning of the Republic of Ghana, from 2009 to 2013.
Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi
Affiliated Interests Ceo
Kwabena Anokye Adisi, 'Bola Ray', is a Ghanaian radio presenter and entrepreneur as well as the CEO of the Excellence in Broadcasting (EIB) Network.
Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief
(Mary-Ann) Eyram Bashan has over 18 years experience in television/radio/online news media as well as brand and communications strategist. She was coordinator of the EIB Network and also has worked in various business leadership roles (senior news anchor, news editor, managing news editor and director etc.)
Access World Broadcasting Co.Ltd. (Starr FM);P.O. Box KA 16192, Airport, Accra
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Registrar General (1997-12-04). Excellence Publishing – BN-74,1188. Accessed in May 2017.