Thursday, July 25, 2024

Ghana

Ghana 

Ghana: Soldiers, Vigilantes Assault Media Crew at Mining Site

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) condemns the harassment and assault of a news crew from Kumasi-based LUV FM at a mining site...
Ghana 

MFWA Petitions Ghana’s Immigration Authorities over Threats against Editor

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has petitioned the Comptroller General of the Ghana Immigration Service, Kwame Asuah Takyi, over the conduct of...
Ghana 

Ghana: MFWA Condemns John Mahama’s Endorsement of Ethnocentric Comments

The Media Foundation for West Africa condemns the ethnocentric comments made by some bigwigs of the major opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC)....
Ghana 

Media, Police Commit to Effective Collaboration to Promote Peaceful Elections in Ghana

Journalists and police officers in the Ashanti and Northern regions have committed to collaborating to promote peaceful elections in Ghana. The two groups made...
Ghana 

President of Ghana Suspends Ministerial Directive to State Broadcaster Following MFWA’s Petition

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has welcomed the Presidential decision to suspend execution of a Ministerial order to the state-owned Ghana Broadcasting...
Ghana 

Ghana: Police, Media Launch Framework to Promote Mutual Understanding, Safety of Journalists

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) and major media stakeholders in Ghana have launched a manual on police-media relations. The manual is aimed at reinforcing...
Ghana 

MFWA Condemns Assault on Manager of Zuria FM, Demands Accountability

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) strongly condemns the wanton attack on Yussif Abdul Ganiyu, General Manager of Kumasi-based Zuria FM over his...
GhanaLiberiaTanzania 

Boost to Freedom of Expression Rights in Africa as Progressive Laws, Court Rulings Define First Quarter of 2019

The African Freedom of Expression Exchange’s (AFEX) monitoring of the Freedom of Expression (FOE) Situation in Africa during January-March 2019 recorded some positive developments...
EthiopiaGhanaMozambiqueNigeriaSouth SudanTanzaniaZimbabwe 

AFEX Appeals to African Governments to Actively Promote and Defend Freedom of Expression ahead of World Press Freedom Day Celebration

In the next few days, hundreds of stakeholders across the globe will converge in Africa in the Ethiopian capital and host city of the...
GhanaNigeriaSomalia 

Freedom of Expression Situation in Africa – 208 Violations Recorded in 30 Countries only 14 Redressed in 2018

There was widespread impunity for freedom of expression (FOE) violations recorded in 2018 with only 14 out of the 208 violations recorded received some...
Ghana 

MFWA Welcomes Ghana’s RTI Law With Caution

this statement was originally published on www.mfwa.org on March 27, 2019. The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) cautiously welcomes the passing of the Right...
Ghana 

Killing of Ghanaian Journalist, Three Critical Safety of Journalists’ Issues to Consider

This statement was originally published on www.mfwa.org on January 21, 2019. On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Ahmed Hussein Suale, a member of the Tiger Eye...