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END OF ERA : After 15 Years Of Successful Drive Time Host Bola Ray Quit Starr Drive Giovani CalebTakes Over As Starr Drive Host!


Nathan Kwabena Anokye
Adisi, widely known as Bola Ray CEO of EIB Network and Empire Entertainment, has finally quitted as host of the Starr Drive hands over to Giovani Caleb

Bola Ray started  radio while a student at the
University of Ghana. He moved on to become an
authority not just in radio broadcasting, but in the
entertainment industry as a whole.
He joined Accra-based Top Radio from Radio
Universe, and moved on to The Multimedia Group,
where he hosted Drive Time on Joy FM for 11
years.
After quitting Multimedia in 2014, he became the
CEO of EIB Network - owners of Starr FM, Live FM,
Kasapa FM, GHONE TV, Empire FM, Agoo TV, Agoo
FM, Ultimate FM, Abusua FM and the Heritage
newspaper.
He is also the host of Starr Chat and was a co-
host of Starr Drive, until he decided to bow out on
August 4.
Giovani, who has been a substantive co-host of
Starr Drive for the past few months with Anita
Erskine.

Biography of Bola Ray


Bola Ray is a product of the Accra Academy where
he attained his Secondary School education and
went on to graduate from both the University of
Ghana and the Central University College.
Embarking on the path of entertainment/media
relations, he was appointed the Entertainment
Prefect for Accra Academy, after which, he was
unanimously selected to be the Entertainment
Secretary for Legon Hall at the University of Ghana
where he attained a Diploma in Public

Administration.

His leadership aptitude continued its fruitful growth
through his role as Entertainment Secretary on the
Student Representative Council while he pursued a
Bachelor of Science Degree in Business
Administration from Central university.
His thirst for knowledge continually progressed,
again solidifying his position as a lifelong learner.
In 2015 he graduated with an MBA in Global
Business and Sustainability from the Catholic
University of the Sacred Heart of Milan (ALTIS) and
the Catholic Institute of Business and Technology
(CIBT) to add to his bachelor’s degree from
University of Ghana Business School.

Career

As the Chief Executive Officer for both EIB Network
and Empire Group of Companies, Nat Kwabena
Adisi is helping to mould the dynamic of the
contemporary media landscape in Ghana, and soon
beyond.
Determined to steer this change, Natan Kwabena
Anokye-Adisi has paid his dues climbing up the
ropes of the industry.
He joined Top Radio after Radio Universe, where
he hosted ‘Top City Jam’ while still a student at
University of Ghana.
Years after, and after diligent hard work as a radio
broadcaster, Bola Ray was the first African and
Ghanaian to host ‘Top of the Pops’ on BBC Radio,
proving that he was steady on his course to
promote Ghanaian music on the international
music scene. Within this same span of time,
proving his worth, he progressed to the position of
one of the country’s finest radio presenters. In
2003, he moved to Joy Fm to become the host of
the Drive Time Show, leading it to be recognized
as the most influential drive time show on radio in
Ghana.
After serving faithfully for 11 years, he moved to
pastures anew as he joined the EIB Network as
their CEO. Now leading a team of over 200 young
like-minded individuals, they collectively work
tirelessly to continue efforts to revolutionize
Ghana’s media industry.
Under his leadership, and in less than 2 years of
existence, the network rivals its elders in the
industry; a sign of what’s to come.
Bola Ray simultaneously leads a team of over 20
young and impressionable individuals at Empire
Group of Companies where he steers them with
patience, inspiration, discipline and humility. With a
focus on building human capital, investing in the
individual through personal growth and
development and nurturing those in need of
direction, Nat Adisi is able to maintain the most
loyal and hard working compliment of staff in the
industry.

Awards


2009 – 3G Magazine Awards – Excellence in Radio
& Television
2010 – Radio & Television Personality Awards –
Radio Programme of the Year
2010 – Vector Recognition Award – Professional
Radio Presenter of the Year
2011 – Radio & Television Personality Awards –
Radio Programme of the Year
2012 – City People’s Awards – Showbiz
Personality of the Year (Ghana)
2014 – Ghana’s Most Influential Awards – 4th
Most Influential Personality
2014 – City People’s Awards – Ghana’s Biggest
Showbiz Executive
2015 – Annual GN Awards – Ghana’s Favourite
Celebrity
2015 – Annual GN Awards – Ghana’s Favourite
Male Radio Presenter
2015 – Breaking Barriers Africa Project – Best
Young Entrepreneur in Innovation/Media
Development
2015 – Radio & Television Personality Awards –
Best Late Afternoon Show Host
2015 – GUBA Awards – International Media &
Entertainment Personality of the Year
2015 – Christian Philanthropist Awards –
Recognition by the Christian Philanthropist Forum
2015 – Exclusive Men’s Magazine – 5th Edition
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