Western Publications Limited

Western Publications Limited was established with the core activity of publishing, with popular print and online media outlets. The company is also in printing and sale of stationeries, magazines, brochures and books, as well as public relations and advertising consultants, import and export of newsprints and other allied products related to the publishing industry.

The Daily Guide newspaper – the second most popular newspaper - and the dailyguideafrica.com are the two main media outlets managed by the company. The company is owned by Frederick Blay, Gina Blay and Kwame Blay.

Frederick Blay, who is the majority shareholder in Western Publications Limited is also the current Chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party. He was also recently appointed as the Chairman of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC). He is married to Gina Blay who was in recent appointments of the NPP government and sent to Germany as Ghana’s Ambassador. Until her appointment, she was the managing editor of the Daily Guide newspaper and the president of the Private Newspapers Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG). Kwame Blay is presently the CEO of Western Publications Limited. Until his appointment, he was the Business Development Manager of the organisation.

The ownership of the company has been in the name of the Blay family since its establishment. No known change of ownership is in public records.

Key facts

Business Form

Private

Legal Form

Limited Liability Company

Business Sectors

Core activity of publishing, printing and sale of stationeries, magazines, brochures and books.

Ownership

Individual Owner

The Blay Family

Frederick Blay is the majority shareholder of the company. Mr Blay is the Charinman of the NPP and recently appointed as the Chairman of Ghana National Petrol Authority

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Media Outlets
Other Media Outlets

Other Print Outlets

Daily Guide

Other Online Outlets

dailyguideafrica.com

Facts

General Information

Founding Year

2014, April 24

Founder

Gina Blay

Affiliated Interests Founder

Gina Blay is also the president of the Private Newspapers Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG).

Employees

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Contact

Western Publications Ltd.; HNO C105/3 Keta Close;Keta Close, Nima;P.O.Box GP 115, Accra

Tax/ ID Number

CS408102014

Financial Information

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Operating Profit (in Mill. $)

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Advertising (in % of total funding)

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Management

Executive Board

Gina Blay - Director

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

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