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The Broadcasting Board of Governors has partnered with Hub Accra, a Ghana-based tech incubator, to develop mobile solutions to promote civic engagement in West Africa.

BBG Partners with Ghana Broadcasting Corporation

Gov. Weinstein shaking hands with Major Albert Don-Chebe, GBC DG, after signing the agreement

The Broadcasting Board of Governors and the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation have partnered to make Voice of America programming available on the nation’s public broadcaster and increase cooperation between the two organizations. As a part of the February 14 agreement, Ghana Television (GTV) will rebroadcast Africa 54 and Straight Talk Africa, two of VOA’s most popular English to Africa programs. The agreement also makes use of VOA’s Washington bureau concept, providing Ghana TV with live interactive features from the U.S. capital during major news events.

Exclusive: VOA Interviews President of Ghana

Shaka Ssali and Ghana's President, John Dramani Mahama, meet in Accra

Ghana’s new President, John Dramani Mahama, welcomed VOA English to Africa host Shaka Ssali to Osu Castle, the presidential residence in Accra, where they discussed the sudden death of former President John Atta Mills and the challenges and opportunities facing Ghana.