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.
Group Publisher (Business Times Africa Magazine, Energy Today Magazine, Pan-African Business Monthly , Business Times Magazine , Pan-African Energy Industry)
Limited Liability Company
Printing, publishing, advertising, eventmanagement, marketing communication and consultancy services.
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’
Other Print Outlets
The Business & Finanancial Times
B usiness Times Africa Magazine
Energy Today Magazine
Pan-African Business Monthly
Business Times Magazine
Pan-African Energy Industry
Ghana News Agency (board member)
Radio & TV Broadcasting
TV3 Network Limited (Dankwa was former board member)
Unilever (Dankwa is board member)
International Chamber of Commerce Ghana
Executive Women Network (founding member)
Africa Business Leaders Foundation
operates in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, and beyond
1989 (first published)
Affiliated Interests Founder
over 60 (own statement)
The Business & Financial TimesP.M.B CT 16, Cantonments – Accra, GhanaTel: +233 302 785 366/7Tel/Fax: +233 302 775449E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Company information on shareholding based on data from the Registrar General's Department.
Registrar General (2006-3-02). Business and Financial Times Limited – CS144232017. Accessed in July 2017. Available upon request.
Geopoll. Top Newspapers - National (Readership). Jan – March 2017.