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Training Journalists

35 female journalists receive training on digital literacy, rights online

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Some thirty-five women journalists drawn from Ashanti, Bono and Bono-East Regions have received a one-day training on identifying and dealing with online abuses as...
Kennedy Agyapong Chairman Wontumi

Abusive Language on Radio: Chairman Wontumi, Kennedy Agyapong Maintain Top Spot for the Month...

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The September edition of the Media Foundation for West Africa’s (MFWA) Language monitoring on radio has cited Bernard Antwi Boasiako also known as Chairman...
Right To Information

Coalition expresses disappointment in the implementation of RTI Act

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The Coalition on the Right to Information (RTI), Ghana (RTI Coalition) has expressed disappointment in responses received by institutions and individuals seeking information from...
Africa Gambia Families

Gambia: No Justice for 2005 Massacre of Migrants

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The families of more than 50 Ghanaian and other West African migrants killed in Gambia and Senegal 15 years ago have yet to learn...
Police Framework

Media/Police launch framework to promote relationship

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The media in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service has launched a framework on police-media relations to ensure the safety of journalists to enhance...

Double-edged sword? Ghanaians see pros, cons of social media, want access but not fake...

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Summary Like many other countries, Ghana has been grappling with its share of fake news about COVID-19. On the...

“RTI law not for only Journalists, every Ghanaian is a beneficiary”

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Mr Samson Lardy Anyenini, lawyer and Journalist has stated that the Right To Information (RTI) law was not the preserve of only journalists,...

Government must interfere in Journalists Reportage – Barometer Report

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The Media Foundation for West Africa 2017 Afro barometer report indicates that more people believe that it is justify for government to interfere...
Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Ghana government to appoint Information Commissioner

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In line with the requirements of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, government shall soon appoint a Commissioner of Information, Mr Kojo Oppong...
Manasseh Azure

Manasseh Azure Smuggled Out of Ghana Over Vigilante Documentary

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Joy FM’s investigative journalist Manasseh Azure Awuni has been flown outside Ghana after he became target of death threats. The threats come after he produced...
Government Press

Government applauds media for their contribution to nation building

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The Government, congratulating the media for their contribution towards national building and democratic rule, pledged to implement measures to help build ...
police

Journalists advised to report police attacks on them

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Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) David Eklu, the Director-General, Public Affairs, Ghana Police Service has advised journalists to first report any Police attack on...
Social Journalists Brutalities

Media foundation request president to resolve journalists’ brutalities

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) on Thursday appealed to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to personally address brutalities and the threat of...
media

Journalists Challenged to Uphold Public Confidence

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Journalists have been urged to ensure that they do not lose the trust and confidence of the public. “The respect and confidence of the public...

MFWA Condemns Killing of Anas’ Team Member, Demands Prompt Investigations

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has learnt with shock, the killing by unknown assailants of Ahmed Hussein Suale, said to be a...
Anas Aremeyaw Anas

MFWA demands quick investigations into Anas Team member killing

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) says it is shocked by the news of the killing by unknown assailants of Ahmed Hussein Suale,...

WAMECA Awards: MTN applauds Media Foundation for West Africa.

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MTN Ghana has commended the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) for taking a giant step to organize the second edition of the West...

MFWA study indicates media inequality coverage of 12%

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A study conducted by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), a civil society organisation, has revealed that the media is covering less of...

Boasiako: it is time Ghana took cyber crime seriously

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Mr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, the Principal Consultant of e-Crime Bureau, has cautioned Ghanaians to beware of cyber security issues in order to minimise their vulnerability...
Journalists

Oxfam-IBIS Holds Training Workshop For Senior Journalists

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Oxfam-IBIS has organised a two-day training workshop for senior journalists and managing staff of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Accra. The workshop was aimed at...

Media Foundation faults NPP over offensive expression

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According to the MFWA monthly analysis NPP made a total of 17 indecent expressions out of 44 indecent expressions recorded for the period followed...

MFWA directs local governance discourse in Upper West

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The governance forums taking place in the Nandom and Sissala-East Districts, and Wa Municipality are the second in the series of meetings to be...
Professor Karikari

Prof Karikari asks media houses to go conduct self regulation

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He warned that the situation where the courts or any other external force would get the opportunity to come in to direct what should...

Ghana: Going forward to 2016 elections

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The Foundation's intention became manifest on Wednesday when it organised a National public forum on the topic, Media Hate Speech and Peaceful Elections. The forum...

MFWA Condemns Danish Journalists Attacks in Ghana

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According to MFWA, the journalists from Impact TV, a Denmark-based television station were harassed by security operatives who forcefully seized their filming equipment after...

Press Freedom In Africa Is A Necessity – Chériff Sy

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He said: “The promotion of freedom of expression and freedom of the press is the necessary and sufficient condition for the citizens of the...
Mr. Abdul Malik Jeleel, Executive Director, Ghana Media Advocacy Programme

G-MAP Urges Media To Be Circumspect In Election Reporting

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He made the call on the media, Tuesday 1st March, 2016 at its secretariat in Accra during a press briefing regarding baseline survey of...

Radio workers in Ghana praised for contributing to country’s devt

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has commended radio workers in Ghana for their massive contributions to the country?s development, by timely and...

CSOs to go extral mile for women empowernment

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Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the country have expressed their readiness to continue to implement various strategies and interventions that would help get...

Maiden edition Digital youth expo held

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with MTN Ghana on Wednesday held the maiden edition of Digital Youth Expo to expose...