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Starr FM turns 3 years old!

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Accra-based Starr FM marks 3 years today. Headed by celebrated media mogul Kwabena Anokye – Adisi (Bola Ray), it has swiftly become a leader in urban radio, parading some of the biggest names in Ghanaian broadcasting today: Anita Erskine, Giovanni Caleb, Francis Abban, DJ Vyrusky, KOD, Jon Germain, Nii Ayi Tagoe, DJ Blow, Dennis Mirpuri, Kwaku Obeng Adjei, Naa Ashorkor among others.

Operating from the Meridian building that formerly housed the Emirates Airlines Office on the Ring Road, the station has bagged several high-profile honours including Best Emerging Brand for 2014, Emerging Digital brand at 2016 CIMG among others.

The station is also acclaimed for curating unparalleled outdoor events as the annual S Concert —easily the nation’s biggest musical show,  the Starr Woman series, Starr Church Olympics, Starr Business Olympics etc.

Starr FM is owned by EIB Network, which also manages LIVE FM, GH One TV, Kasapa FM (all in Accra), Empire FM (Takoradi), Ultimate FM (Kumasi) and Agoo FM (Nkawkaw), Agoo TV, as well as the Daily Heritage Newspaper.

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#ITISPOSSIBLE! John Mahama, JOSPONG, Duffour Jnr. pick up first copies of Bola Ray’s bio

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Ex -president John Dramani Mahama, JOSPONG Group CEO Joseph Siaw Agyepong, and UniBank CEO Dr. Kwabena Duffuor II are among the first to secure copies of media mogul Bola Ray’s biography “It Is Possible”.

Dr. Duffour purchased the book for a whopping GHC100,ooo, while ex-president Mahama is said to have secured his copy for an undisclosed amount. The JOSPONG boss also bought hs for GHC 50, 000. Other early birds include William Asiedu (Managing Editor – Daily Heritage), and Mr. Ofori Boateng.

Reggae/ Afrobeats singer Eboo, Stonebwoy, and Bronya duo Wutah have all performed at the ongoing event.

Authored by journalist Obed Boafo, the book (titled “It Is Possible”) details the media mogul’s life over four decades, as well as his journey to becoming one of the country’s foremost business persons. It was written over 2 years.

Copies of the book can be purchased via bolaray.com

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#ITISPOSSIBLE! Bola Ray Book Launch Underway!

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The widely-anticipated launch of media mogul Bola Ray (Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray) is currently underway at the La Palm Royal Beach Hotel.

Compered by veteran broadcaster Kwame Sefa Kayi, it was kicked off with a prayer from motivational speaker/ preacher Rev. Albert Ocran.

Several of society’s most prominent faces across various spectrums of society have converged at the venue for this landmark event.

Respected traditional ruler and academic Nana Kwabena Nketia V is the chairman for the event.

Authored by journalist Obed Boafo, the book (titled “It Is Possible”) details the media mogul’s life over four decades, as well as his journey to becoming one of the country’s foremost business persons. It was written over 2 years.

Joining radio while still in university, Bola Ray has grown to become an authority not just in radio broadcasting, but in the entertainment industry as a whole. He joined Accra-based Top Radio after university and went on to The Multimedia Group, where he served a variety of roles, mainly hosting Drivetime on Joy for 11 years. For the past two years, he has been host of Starr Chat and co-host of Starr Drive, aside being head of the EIB Network and the Empire Group. 

Copies of the book can be secured via bolaray.com

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#ITISPOSSIBLE! EBOO, Efya, Patch Bay, OTHERS to perform @ Bola Ray bio launch

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Dancehall/ Afrobeats gem Eboo will perform his compelling tribute song in honour of Bola Ray’s book launch tonight at the plush Labadi Beach Hotel in Accra.

Like the memoire, the song is titled “It Is Possible”, and proves a touching testimony of the celebrated broadcaster’s journey. Produced by Legacy Beats, it also features the EIB boss himself.

Other top acts named for the night include sultry chanteuse Efya, the Patch Bay Band, as well astalented saxophonist Mizter Okyere.

Authored by journalist Obed Boafo, the 320-pager details the media mogul’s life over four decades, as well as his journey to becoming one of the country’s foremost business persons. It was written over 2 years.

Copies of the book can be secured via bolaray.com

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#ITISPOSSIBLE: Kwame Sefa Kayi to host Bola Ray Book launch!

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Beloved media mogul and EIB CEO Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray) outdoors his memoir at the Labadi Beach Hotel tonight.

Expected to be graced by the creme of society, the launch is part of a series of activities to mark the broadcaster’s 20 years as a media practitioner.

Colleague broadcaster and host of Peace FM’s Kokrokoo has been announced as compere for the evening. An icon himself, Sefa Kayi is highly revered in the media landscape, bringing to the stage a wealth of experience built over many decades.

The launch will be graced by key statesmen, industry colleagues, and admirers alike.  President Akufo-Addo, former presidents Rawlings and J. A Kuffour, John Dramani Mahama, Deputy UK High Commissioner to Ghana Gavin Cook, world-renowned cosmetologist Dr Rita Rakus are among special guests of honour.

Joining radio while still in university, the EIB boss has gone on to become an authority not just in radio broadcasting, but in the entertainment industry as a whole –widely earning praise as the brightest of his generation.

Copies of the book can be secured via bolaray.com

 

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Accra Mall Hosts e. TV Made in Ghana Month Exhibition

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Accra Mall, the city’s most visited retail center, is hosting the e.TV Made in Ghana Month Exhibition to help celebrate inventors, goods, and services made right here in Ghana.

According to organizers, Accra Mall has agreed to house the much anticipated 4-day Made in Ghana exhibitions.

The  exhibition which is currently on-going around the Food Court inside the Mall, was officially opened on Thursday September 21. The first day of the exhibition witnessed  massive patronage .

The e. TV Made In Ghana month has over the years, been accepted as the official period for the celebration of great indigenous inventers in the country. Some exciting events that will take place at the exhibition include a Dance Festival on Thursday.

Speaking about the eTV Made in Ghana exhibition, Denise Asare, Marketing Manager at Accra Mall stated that her outfit is glad to be part of the industrious initiative.

“Accra Mall is proud to host the e.TV Made in Ghana exhibition  on its premises. We believe in the patronage of goods and service made right here in Ghana,  ” she said.

  1. TV Made in Ghana Month started in September 2013 with the vision to dedicate the month of September every year for the promotion and celebration of goods and services made right here in Ghana. Dubbed ‘Ghana Inspires’, the fifth edition of the Made in Ghana month is meant to unearth great people who are doing marvelous things in their own small way to put Ghana on the map.

Jerry Ofori, Event Manager at Global Media Alliance Broadcast Company (GMABC) said: “On Saturday September 23, as part of the exhibition, there will be an Indigenous hairdressing competition where various hairdressers from the Hairdressers Association of Ghana and barbers will be tasked to do indigenous hair styles.”

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#ITISPOSSIBLE: All set for launch of Bola Ray’s bio tonight!

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It all comes down to tonight. For some two decades, celebrated broadcaster Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi (Bola Ray) has indisputably changed Ghana’s media landscape. Joining radio while still in university, the EIB boss has gone on to become an authority not just in radio broadcasting, but in the entertainment industry as a whole –widely earning praise as the brightest of his generation.

In a few hours, and like his GH One TV show, the story of this beloved media mogul and leadership icon will be officially revealed. Slated for the plush Labadi Beach Hotel, the drive-belt doyen outdoors his biography.

Authored by journalist Obed Boafo, the book details Bola Ray’s life over four decades, as well as his journey to becoming one of the country’s foremost business persons. It was written over 2 years.

#ITISPOSSIBLE – Eboo drops official theme song for Bola’s biography – LISTEN!

 The launch is expected to attract key statesmen, industry colleagues, and admirers alike.  President Akufo-Addo, former presidents Rawlings and J. A Kuffour, John Dramani Mahama, Deputy UK High Commissioner to Ghana Gavin Cook, world renowned cosmetologist Dr Rita Rakus are among special guests of honour.

Copies of the book can be preordered via bolaray.com

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