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Kessben FM

Kessben 93.3FM is a private and commercial radio station that broadcasts from Aseda House in Kumasi. The radio station began its test transmission in October 2004 and went commercial in November. It broadcasts in Akan and has a line-up of programmes covering news, football, religion, politics, social issues and music, which caters for listeners of all ages, classes and educational levels.

Kessben 93.3FM is the most popular station in the Ashanti region and surrounding areas, with an audience share of 15.3% (based on GeoPoll's market research report for the first quarter in 2017). Nationwide it is also in the Top Ten, with an audience share of 3.6%.

It is owned by Kessben FM Limited which runs a radio and television broadcasting media network. On radio, there is Kessben FM while the online platform is It has presence on TV via Kessben TV and Aseda TV.

Kessben FM Limited is a member of the Kessben Group of Companies, which is a sole proprietorship with Stephen Boateng - or Kwabena Kesse as he is widely known - as the only shareholder. He also happens to be the founder and CEO of Kessben FM Limited. Next to Stephen Boateng, there is also Eunice Appiah Boateng listed as a director in the Registrar General’s Company profile. Eunice and Stephen Boateng are married.

Stephen Boateng has managed, including travel tour, driving school, hotel and conferencing, consultancy, shipping and forwarding, and a university.

Key facts

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Geographic Coverage

Ashanti Region, Brong Ahafo

Content Type

free content

Data Publicly Available

ownership data is easily available from other sources, e. g. public registries etc.

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Media Companies / Groups

Kessben FM Limited


Ownership Structure

There was a company profile available at the Registrar General's Department. According to these information Kessben FM is registered to Kessben FM Limited. Online sources establish a link to Kessben Group of Companies, but it is not confirmed in legal terms.

Voting Rights

not applicable (sole proprietorship)

Individual Owner

Media Companies / Groups

General Information

Founding Year



Stephen Boateng

Affiliated Interests Founder

Mr. Stephen Boateng , also known as Kwabena Kesse, is a successful entrepreneur and the sole shareholder of Kessben FM Limited, the company under which his media businesses (Kessben TV, Aseda TV, Kessben FM) are registered.


Stephen Boateng

Affiliated Interests Ceo

see above


Andrew Danso Aninkora

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Aninkora is the General Manager of Kessben Media/,
Kessben FM Limited.He was a former Executive Council member of The Ghana Independent Broadcasters
Association (GIBA), now he is its President.


Kessben FM Ltd. (Kessben FM); P. O. Box 1480, Kumasi;Tel.: 032- 2037341

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Further Information

Meta Data

GeoPoll. Radio Audience Share (Jan-March 2017).
No public profile was available at the Registrar General’s Department.

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