The territory of present-day Ghana has been inhabited for millennia, with the first permanent state dating back to the 11th century. Numerous kingdoms and empires emerged over the centuries, of which the most powerful was the Kingdom of Ashanti. Beginning in the 15th century, numerous European powers contested the area for trading rights, with the British ultimately establishing control of the coast by the late 19th century. Following over a century of native resistance, Ghana's current borders were established by the 1900s as the British Gold Coast. In 1957, it became the first sub-saharan African nation to declare independence from European colonisation.
The GhanaIndependent Broadcasters Association (GIBA), has called on authorities to take stronger action against people who attack journalists. The group bemoaned that perpetrators are becoming emboldened because they often go unpunished ... .
The Broadcasting Bill is seeking to regulate the broadcasting space in Ghana...The Minister said the reason for which there was going to be a delay in the laying of the Broadcasting Bill before Parliament was not for want of political will.