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October 21, 2017 10:27 AM Slashing NCA fines by 50% refreshing but… – Sam George

The Member of Parliament for the Ningo-Prampram Constituency, has welcomed a decision by the National Communications Authority (NCA), to slash by 50 percent fines it imposed on some radio stations cited for non-renewal of their licenses. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) legislator had earlier accused the NCA of contravening certain constitutional 49

October 20, 2017 11:26 PM NCA sanctions: Montie FM, others receive 50% debt cut

The Communications ministry has slashed the debts of radio stations who have defaulted in renewing their licenses by 50%. “Defaulting Commercial FM Broadcasting Stations that were fined by the NCA have also had their fines reduced by 50%. They have 30 days from 20th October 2017 to pay the 50% reduced penalties or have their authorisations revoked 14

October 20, 2017 9:21 PM Communications Ministry, NCA Show Mercy To Sanctioned FM Stations

The Ministry of Communications and the National Communications Authority (NCA), have offered reprieve for FM Broadcasting Stations which were sanctioned for committing various infractions. The Ministry has slashed the fines for the sanctioned commercial FM Broadcasting stations by 50 percent. The stations have thus been given additional 30 days to pay the slashed 31

October 20, 2017 8:26 PM NCA shows mercy; slashes FM stations’ fines by 50%

In an act of leniency, the Ministry of Communications and the National Communications Authority (NCA), have slashed the fines for the sanctioned commercial FM Broadcasting stations by 50 percent. The stations have thus been given additional 30 days to pay the slashed fines. “It is the expectation of the Ministry and the Authority that all defaulting 38

October 20, 2017 3:54 PM Radio Stations Fine Illegal . . . Constitution Frowns On Retroactive Legislation – Pratt To NCA

The National Communications Authority has sanctioned some radio stations for contravening certain aspects of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775 which resulted in some broadcasting stations having their licenses revoked and others fined. As some radio stations have been shut down for failing to comply with the directives of the NCA, the Minority 46

October 20, 2017 11:48 AM NCA receives petitions from sanctioned radio stations

Accra, Oct.20, GNA - Mrs Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, Minister of Communication, has revealed that the National Communication Authority (NCA) has received a number of petitions from both commercial and community radio stations. According to her, the fact that the NCA has received the petitions does not mean the affected stations would be reinstated, but their 21

October 20, 2017 7:26 AM Don’t vilify NCA for doing its job – Sulemana Braimah

The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa, Sulemana Braimah, believes there is no turning back for the National Communications Authority (NCA), as far as its hefty sanctions for some 131 radio stations are concerned. Speaking on Eyewitness News, he maintained the NCA would set a bad precedent, if it eases the pressure on the stations 45

October 19, 2017 7:45 PM NDC MPs kick against enforcement of NCA regulation passed under Haruna Iddrisu

There is fresh pressure from National Democratic Congress (NDC) MPs against the implementation of a National Communications Authority (NCA) law passed under the former NDC government. The implementation of Section 13 of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775 and Electronic Communications Regulations, 2011, LI 1991 could see as much as 131 radio 40

October 19, 2017 6:20 PM We’ll enforce media law or die trying

Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has refused to give in to pressure by the Minority in Parliament over sanctions levelled against 131 radio stations. She explained save some defaulting community radio stations that the Ministry will “deal a little leniently” with, the others will have their authorisations given to new applicants if the fines 24

October 19, 2017 5:28 PM It’s absurd to read politics into sanction of 131 radio stations – Minister

Minister of Communications Ursula Owusu-Ekuful today said it is absurd for anyone to suggest that the 131 radio stations sanctioned by the National Communications Authority (NCA) were targeted for political reasons. The Minister also said it is preposterous for anyone to suggest that the implementation of a law that Parliament passed is a threat to media 66