The Business and Financial Times (B&FT), Ghana’s authoritative business-oriented publication since 1989, has been adjudged the best print media in Small and Medium Scale (SME) reporting at the just-ended 22nd Ghana Journalist Association (GJA).
The award was in recognition of B&FT unwavering commitment to educating and informing the business community about economic and financial issues that impact their businesses; and providing credible analysis of economic issues on which investors can rely.
Business & Financial Times (B&FT) is currently Ghana’s biggest business newspaper with a varied readership base across the 10 administrative regions of the country.
Established in 1989 as a weekly publication, the newspaper is a now a daily paper delivering business and financial news and information to the business community in the country and internationally.
Over the years, Business & Financial Times Limited has rolled out a cocktail of other publications including the pan-African business magazine, Business Times; Energy Today and the online portal: www.thebftonline.com as well as the B&FT Weekend, which is dedicated to social issues and discovering the social side of Corporate Ghana.
Business & Financial Times (B&FT) is also involved in a number of international publications and has affiliates in Nigeria, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Kenya and the UK.
Aside the publications, the company is also involved in event management. It has over the years successfully organised a number of local and international events including: Ghana’s Most Respected CEO and Company Awards, Best Sector Performance Awards, the Life Assurance Forum, the Ghana Private Medical and Dental Awards, West African Banking Congress, Ghana Auto Expo, Northern Business and Investment Fair and the internationally acclaimed Pan-African leadership event, the annual African Business Leaders Forum and the annual Ghana Economic Forum.
B&FT was recognized as a SUPERBRAND in 2012 and also picked the award for the Business Newspaper of the Year 2012.
Writings of B&FT journalists and columnists have received critical acclaim both locally and intentionally with journalists periodically picking up various awards at the Ghana Journalists Association Awards and winning consecutively Ghana’s Social Security and National Insurance Trust award for being the Best in Social Security Reporting as well as Africa’s first pan-African Re/insurance Journalism Awards.