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The Ghana Premier League remains without a broadcast partner with just over four weeks until the start of the 2016-17 season, despite bids from two of sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest broadcasters.

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The chairman of Ghana’s National Media Commission has urged the nation’s football association to publish details of its rights agreement with pay-television broadcaster StarTimes.

Less than 24 hours since StarTimes, the pay-television in sub-Saharan Africa, acquired the rights to the Ghana Premier League and FA Cup, the Ghana Football Association and Ghana Broadcasting Corporation,…

StarTimes, the pay-television broadcaster in sub-Saharan Africa, has acquired the rights to broadcast the top-tier Ghana Premier League and FA Cup

The Ghana Football Association has said that radio commentary rights to its properties will be available on a ‘non-cash consideration’ basis.

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Canal Plus Events are to begin a second phase of international rights sales, targeting more deals in Asia and increased free-to-air coverage in Africa.

The collapse of GTV this week has raised fears that the African sports rights boom of the last two years is destined to be short-lived.

Football: African broadcasters acquired the rights for the African Cup of Nations in a series of last-minute deals with the LC2 agency.  In Ghana, state broadcaster GTV acquired the rights for €1m (£686,000).

Football: The Dentsu and Infront agencies acquired the Rest of Asia rights to the 2010 and 2014 World Cups in a deal with Fifa, football’s world governing body.

Competition between GTV and Supersport leads to big fee increases for African domestic football leagues