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.
Limited Liability Company
Core activity of publishing, printing and sale of stationeries, magazines, brochures and books.
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
Gina Blaythe president of Private Newspaper Publishers Association of Ghana. She was recently appointed Ghana's ambassador to Germany
Kwame Blay holfs the remaining 15% of shares.
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Other Online Outlets
2014, April 24
Affiliated Interests Founder
Gina Blay is also the president of the Private Newspapers Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG).
Western Publications Ltd.; HNO C105/3 Keta Close;Keta Close, Nima;P.O.Box GP 115, Accra
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Gina Blay - Director
Kwame Blay - Director
Samuel Blay - Director
Company information on shareholding based on data from the Registrar General's Department.
Registrar General's Department. Date of Registration 2014-04-22. Western Publications Limited – CS208102014. Accessed in May 2017.