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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...
Media

Media must ensure environmental justice – MFWA

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Mr. Sulemana Braimah, Executive Director for Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has urged media owners to allocate additional time and resources to environmental...
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...
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...
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...

Gov’t urged to fast truck implementation of NCSPS

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Participants at a Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Cyber Security Issues, organised by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) on Thursday, have urged government...

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...
Otiko Djab

Gov’t Committed To Implementing National Social Protection Policy

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Ms Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on developers, designers and other persons involved in the construction industry...

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...
National Development Plan advisors

Infuse SDGs into national development plan- UNFPA

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The UNFPA is of the view that Ghana has the potential of achieving the goals of the...

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...

Citi FM could have done better with cocaine story

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Citi FM, BNI and Cocaine The media (in this case citifmonline.com) could have done better in the treatment of the initial story on the arrest...

MFWA express concern about Ebola epidemic

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The Board of Directors of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has expressed concern about the Ebola epidemic ravaging parts of West Africa...

News Websites Commit Most Ethical Violations-MFWA

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The latest media ethics monitoring report by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) shows that indecency in language is the most prevalent ethical...
Venancious Ngmenkom Tuor - Network Co-ordinator for AFEX

Media Foundation appoints 3 new senior staff

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has appointed three new senior staff members to complement the organisation?s programme team. The team would also continue...

Deputy Communication Minister Lied

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THIS IS WHY THE DEP. MINISTIER'S STATEMENT ON RATE OF FALSEHOOD IN THE GHANIAN MEDIA IS RATHER FALSE - HERE ARE SOME FACTS **** A...

MFWA To Hold Forum

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The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in partnership with the Nigeria-based Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) will hold a special forum to...

I Cautiously Applaud MFWA

I applaud the decision by the Karikari-led Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) to studiously monitor the use of language on radio-talk shows in...

Worrying Reports on Press Freedom in Liberia

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The MFWA has received with concern, the recent developments in Liberia which undermines press freedom and freedom of expression in that country. On May 3,...

Two Journalists Charged with Criminal Defamation

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The Freetown Court No.3 on May 6, 2013, charged Kasho Cole and Ibrahim Samura, Managing Editor and editor respectively of privately-owned?Prime Newspaper, on eight...