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Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Akufo-Addo committed to deepening culture of free speech – Oppong Nkrumah

The Minister of information, who doubles as the Member of Parliament for the Ofoase-Ayirebi constituency, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has reiterated the resolve of the...
Mr Razak Kojo Opoku

Razak Kojo Opoku Writes: Free Speech or Press Freedom Comes With Responsibility

Sometimes it is very annoying to hear some journalists and individuals creating the impression that there is culture of silence under President Akufo-Addo. Journalists are...

The Death of Free Speech in Africa

The new wave of democracy sweeping across Africa was meant to usher in a new kind of freedom – freedom to elect leaders of...
Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais desires to be a promoter of free speech

The 57-year-old star accepts he's in a privileged position as a comedian to be able to joke about anything he wants and he is...
Amnesty Nigeria bravery

Amnesty International launches nationwide campaign for free speech in Nigeria

Amnesty International on Thursday will launch a new nationwide campaign for free speech to stand up to government and those who perpetrate massive legal...
President Akufo-Addo speaking at the event

President Akufo-Addo calls for an end to free speech suppression

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has called governments the world over, to put an end to state sponsored acts that impede the practice of...
Highway Africa

False News Pattern Threatens Free Speech

Mr Sam Sole, an Investigative Journalist in South Africa, said the phenomenon of ‘fake news’ has presented a systematic threat, which is enough to...

Casely Hayford was exercising free speech; since when is it a crime?

          At a forum on good governance in Africa, renowned financial analyst and human and civil rights activist Mr. Sydney Casely-Hayford was widely reported...
Montie Three

The Montie-3 Are Just Criminals and Their Conviction is Just

The obnoxious ‘Criminal liable law’ was promulgated by the P and it remained in our statutes for the nearly 20years that they were in...
Montie Three

The Montie-III Saga Don’t Confuse Issues With Curb on Free Speech [1]

Someone accused him of urinating by a mosque, and the said accuser died of urine retention. Someone accused him of killing his wife, and the...
Social media

Franklin Cudjoe Advises Ghana’s IGP on Social Media Ban

I have been following the debate surrounding the tenuous consideration of a social media ban on Election Day by the highest officer of law...

Deutsche Welle celebrates courageous defenders of free speech

In a prize ceremony at the Global Media Forum in Bonn, Germany, on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, Deutsche Welle celebrated the winners of it...

Believing Christ: What If Mzbel Is Right?

Even if the supposed research of this searching young woman were true, it matters little. Yes, whether Christ has been made-up or not matters...

US join forces with Britain to promote free speech

British Prime Minister David Cameron and US President Barack Obama on Thursday said stronger economies were critical to maintaining free speech and defeating a...
Nana Ohene Ntow

Ohene-Ntow Is As Desperate As A Loser!

Danquah Died for Free Speech and Choice, Mr. Ohene-Ntow ?July 29, 2014 He used to be General-Secretary of the main opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP). Now...

Mfantseman MP calls for responsible use of free speech

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman, Mr Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, has advised Ghanaians to use freedom of speech responsibly.   ?The freedom of speech which...

Free Speech, Cheap Or Can Be Expensive?

By Alexander Bediako Freedom of speech is said to be political freedom or right to express one?s thought or opinion. Article 19 of the Universal...