Monday, June 24, 2024

Ghana

Ghana 

Five years on: MFWA calls for an end to impunity over Ahmed Suale’s murder

Ahmed Suale, a member of the Tiger Eye PI investigative that produced the expose on corruption in African football, was gunned down by unknown...
Ghana 

Media coalition in Ghana calls for repeal of false publication laws

The Media Foundation of West Africa (MFWA) with three other media organisations has called on the government of President Nana Akufo-Addo to annul aspects...
Ghana 

How journalism got Ghanaian Judges, MPs running to declare assets

There is an ongoing scramble by justices of Ghana’s superior courts and Members of Parliament to make known their personal worth to the Auditor...
Ghana 

Ghana: MFWA condemns violent scenes at ‘Arise Ghana’ protests

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) condemns the various acts of violence that marred the anti-government demonstration in Accra on June 28, 2022,...
Ghana 

Ghana: MFWA welcomes justice for victim of sexual extortion

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) welcomes the justice served by a court in Accra, Ghana, by jailing a phone repairer for sexual...
Ghana 

Radio presenter risks losing hearing after brutal police assault

A group of police officers on February 3, 2022, brutally assaulted Eric Nana Gyetuah, a radio presenter with Connect FM based in Takoradi, capital...
Ghana 

MFWA condemns attack on Radio Ada, demands prosecution of perpetrators

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) roundly condemns the attack on the Radio Ada (93.3 FM), a community radio station in the Greater...
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11 journalists killed in Africa in less than nine months, AFEX demands a tough response from governments to end the impunity

For the past 273 days spanning January-September 2021, eleven journalists have been killed across sub-Sahara Africa in an orgy of repression that has scores...
Ghana 

Ghana: MFWA Welcomes High Court Ruling on Personal Data Collection by Government

A High Court in Ghana has ordered the state agency, National Communications Authority (NCA), to stop collecting personal information from mobile phone subscribers. The...
Ghana 

Ghana: RTI Commission Quashes Exorbitant Fees by State Agency

Ghana’s Right to Information (RTI) Commission has delivered what many consider as a milestone decision that signals the Commission’s commitment to ensure an effective...
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Press Freedom Situation in Africa- April- June 2021

Journalists killed, respectively in DRC, Somalia and Nigeria, Burkina Faso, including a social media activist in Ghana during the period of April-June 2021. This...
Ghana 

Ghana RTI Court case: MFWA Disappointed at Ruling

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has received with disappointment the ruling on June 17, 2021 by the Human Rights Division of the...