The Business & Financial Times Limited

The Business & Financial Times Limited

The Business and Financial Times Limited is the company that operates the Business and Financial times newspaper. According to the company’s profile obtained from the Registrar General’s Department, the principal activities of the company includes printing, publishing, advertising, event organizing and marketing communication and consultancy services.

The company according to the profile, is wholly owned by Edith Dankwa and has two listed directors, Edith Dankwa and Oluwatoyin Taiwo Adedoyin. Edith Dankwa also doubles as the CEO of the company. 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.

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.

According to Geopoll’s ranking of nationwide top newspapers, it enjoys a readership of 309,000 which equals an audience share of 4.9%.

The newspaper was awarded twice by Ghana’s Social Security and National Insurance Trust for being the Best in Social Security Reporting.

Key facts

Mother Company

Group Publisher (Business Times Africa Magazine, Energy Today Magazine, Pan-African Business Monthly , Business Times Magazine , Pan-African Energy Industry)

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

Limited Liability Company

Business Sectors

Printing, publishing, advertising, eventmanagement, marketing communication and consultancy services.

Ownership

Individual Owner

Edith Dankwa

Edith Dankwa is the sole shareholder of Business and Financial Times. Foremerly, she has served on a number of boards including TV3, Ghana’s biggest private TV network, and the International Chamber of Commerce (Ghana). She is also the chairperson of the African Business Leaders Foundation. Besides being invested in media management positions, she is board member of Unilever Ghana. In 2016, she also founded the ‘Executive Women Network’

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Facts

Media Business

News

Ghana News Agency (board member)

Event Management

BIA CONFERENCES

Radio & TV Broadcasting

TV3 Network Limited (Dankwa was former board member)

Business

FMCG

Unilever (Dankwa is board member)

Commerce

International Chamber of Commerce Ghana

Charity

Executive Women Network (founding member)

Publishing Group

operates in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and beyond

General Information

Founding Year

1989 (first published)

Founder

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Affiliated Interests Founder

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Employees

over 60 (own statement)

Contact

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

Tax/ ID Number

CS144232017

Financial Information

Revenue (Financial Data/ Optional)

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Management

Executive Board

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Non-Executive Board

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Supervisory Board

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Further Information

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Meta Data

Company information on shareholding based on data from the Registrar General's Department.

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