The Business & Financial Times

The Business and Financial Times is a niche newspaper in Ghana, focused on business reporting. It was first published in 1989 and is one of the few surviving business newspapers in Ghana.

The newspaper published by the Business & Financial Times Limited is circulated on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and is among the most popular newspapers in Ghana. According to Geopoll’s ranking of nationwide top newspapers, it enjoys a readership of 309,000 which equals an audience share of 4.90%

The Business and Financial Times’ niche is business reporting. Issues on the banking sector, local and international trade, the oil and gas sector and that of the macro and micro economy are the key focus of its reportage. The weekend edition, B&FT Weekend focuses on social issues and seeks to discover the social side of Corporate Ghana. It presents a unique platform for advertisers who want to reach socially-mindful members of the business community. The newspaper was awarded twice by Ghana’s Social Security and National Insurance Trust for being the Best in Social Security Reporting.

The CEO and sole shareowner, Edith Dankwa has transformed B&FT into an internationally competitive corporation. Under her leadership B&FT Limited has extended its products and services range extensively over the years to serve both local and international markets with affiliates in Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya and the UK. Among other publications are Business Times Africa and Energy Today magazines.

Key facts

Audience Share

4.90%

Ownership Type

Private

Geographic Coverage

National

Content Type

Paid content

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Media Companies / Groups

The Business & Financial Times Limited

Ownership

Ownership Structure

The newspaper is published by The Business & Financial Times Limited. According to the company from the Registrar General's Department Edith Dankwa is the sole shareholder the company.

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General Information

Founding Year

1989

Ceo

Edith Dankwa

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Dankwa is Group Publisher/CEO of Business Times Africa Magazine (BT), Energy Today Magazine (ET) and Africa’s leading source for business information, the Business & Financial Times (B&FT) newspaper. She is also connected to the state-owned media entities as a board member of the Graphic Communications Group Limited as well as of the Ghana News Agency (GNA).

Editor-In-Chief

Selassy Adjadogo

Contact

The Business & Financial Times;P.M.B CT 16, Cantonments – Accra;Tel: +233 302 785 366/7;Tel/Fax: +233 302 775449;E-mail: Info@thebftonline.com 

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Further Information

Meta Data

Audience share from GeoPoll Report about National Readership (Jan.-March 2017).

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