What was the first newspaper in Ghana?

What was the first newspaper in Ghana?

The first newspaper, The Gold Coast Gazette and Commercial Intelligencer, was published from 1822-25 by Sir Charles MacCarthy, governor of the British Gold Coast settlements.

How many media houses are in Ghana?

Around 135 newspapers are published in Ghana, including 16 independent newspapers and 9 daily newspapers.

Who founded Ghana?

300 until c. 1100. The Ghana empire, sometimes also known as Awkar, was founded by the Soninke people and was based in the capital city of Koumbi Saleh….Ghana Empire.

Ghana Empire غانا Wagadou
• 1040–1062 Ghana Bassi
• 1203–1235 Soumaba Cisse
Historical era 9th century-11th century
• Established c. 300

What is the world’s oldest news agency?

Agence France-Presse (AFP) is an international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835 as Havas, it is the world’s oldest news agency.

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Who introduced broadcasting in Ghana?

1 Broadcasting in Ghana started in 1935 when the British colonial rulers introduced a BBC relay station in Accra code named radio ZOY.

What is the first radio station in Ghana?

Station ZOY
The broadcasting service, originally known as Station ZOY, was introduced on 31 July 1935 by the colonial Governor, Sir Arnold Hodson. It would be the first media outlet in Ghana to hit the centennial.

Who regulates the media in Ghana?

The National Mass Media Commission is a Government of Ghana agency mandated with the responsibility of registering, regulating and monitoring the activities of media houses in Ghana. The current chairman of the commission is ace and veteran journalist, Mr Kwesi Gyan-Appenteng.

Who was Mali’s first great leader?

Sundiata Keita was the first ruler of the Mali Empire in the 13th century C.E. He laid the foundation for a powerful and wealthy African empire and proclaimed the first charter of human rights, the Manden Charter.

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