Independent broadcasting in Ghana implications and challenges : proceedings of the National Conference on the Promotion and Privatization of Radio and Television Broadcasting in Ghana, held at GIMPA, Greenhill, Achimota, March 1-3, 1993 by National Conference on the Promotion and Privatization of Radio and Television Broadcasting in Ghana (1993 Achimota, Ghana)

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Statementedited by Kwame Karikari.
ContributionsKarikari, Kwame.
LC ClassificationsHE8689.9.G45 N38 1993
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Paginationx, 129 p. :
Number of Pages129
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL899272M
ISBN 109964302304
LC Control Number95191221

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