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October 2, 2017 9:08 PM Even if I sell my children, I can't pay NCA's 1.5m fine – Oxzy FM owner

Owner of Accra-based OXZY FM says he will not be able to pay the hefty penalty the National Communications Authority (NCA) slapped on his radio station for non-compliant of media regulation. Alfred Larbi told Evans Mensah on Joy FM's Newsnight Monday even if he were to sell his children, he will not be able to raise the ¢1.5 million fine slapped on his station 11

October 2, 2017 3:38 PM NCA fine harsh, rushed and laughable – GIBA

Vice President of the Ghana Independent Broadcasting Association (GIBA) has described as harsh and laughable, the over ¢1.2 billion fines slapped on some radio stations by the National Communication Authority (NCA). Ernest Boateng said the Authority did not give the stakeholders the opportunity to give their view to as a measure to remedy the situation 16

October 2, 2017 1:21 PM ‘Defiant’ NCA to take more FM stations off air

The National Communications Authority (NCA), will go ahead and take any radio station which does not comply with its regulations off air. The NCA has already sanctioned 131 radio stations for violating certain aspects of the Electronics Communications Act (2009), Act 775. According to NCA, all it did was to enforce the rules and apply the requisite sanctions 36

October 2, 2017 9:16 AM NCA TO SANCTION MORE RADIO STATIONS

After initial sanctioning of 131 radio stations for violating certain aspects of the Electronics Communications Act ((2009), Act 775, the National Communications Authority has given indications that it will go ahead and take any station which does not comply with its regulations off air. Some individuals and groups, including the opposition National 26

October 2, 2017 6:51 AM Minority Angry Over Closure Of 34 Radio Stations

The Minority in Parliament has said it is troubled by the ongoing exercise by the National Communications Authority (NCA) which has led to selected media houses being subjected to very steep regulatory sanctions. A statement from the Ranking Member on the Communications Committee, Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini, said “while we acknowledge the NCA’s right to regulate 18

September 30, 2017 8:06 AM NCA cracks the whip; sanctions 131 radio stations

Twenty-one other broadcasting stations have had their authorisations revoked completely since their authorisation had expired over several years and they were operating illegally. Furthermore,13 FM authorisation holders have been issued with reprieves as pertains to their authorisations. A statement published on the website of the NCA last Thursday explained 41

September 30, 2017 6:05 AM Regional breakdown: 131 stations to pay GHc1.18bn fine [Infographic]

Owners of the 131 radio stations sanctioned for operating with expired licenses as well as other offences, would have to cough up about GHc1.18 billion or forever shutdown their businesses. 34 radio stations have already had their licenses revoked by the National Communication Authority (NCA), for not renewing their licenses even after several notices 31

September 29, 2017 4:47 PM NCA ‘monetising free speech’ with sanctions – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has stated that, sanctions imposed by the National Communications Authority (NCA), on 131 radio stations amounts to an attempt to monetize freedom of expression. The stations, including Accra-based Radio Gold, Atlantis Radio and Radio XYZ, were either fined or had their licenses revoked by the National Communications Authority 46

September 29, 2017 3:49 PM NCA to close down selected television stations

After taking their stand on some defaulted radio stations, the National Communications Authority (NCA) will soon clamp down on television stations and Internet Service Providers (ISPs) flouting its regulations. The Head of Consumer and Corporate Affairs of the NCA, Nana Dufie Badu, who confirmed this to the media, stated, the NCA was poised to streamline 23

September 29, 2017 3:49 PM Draconian NCA fines troubling

The Minority in Parliament has described as “draconian” fines slapped on defaulting radio stations by the National Communications Authority. In a statement, the group insists the action by the regulator is “troubling” and may have “grave implications for press freedom and media pluralism.” The statement comes a day after the NCA issued its report on a broadcasting 33