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Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Be careful of fake news in the system-Oppong Nkrumah

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Mr Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information has cautioned the public against the deliberate churning out of fake news to cause disaffection. He charged the...
Vice Chair Person For The Coalition Mina Mensah

Coalition on RTI lashes at government

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The Coalition on the Right to Information – Ghana has expressed disgust at the way and manner the Ghanaian Government is handling the implementation...
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...
Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah

Minister commissions RTI Secretariat to operationalise the RTI law

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The Right to Information (RTI) Secretariat was commissioned on Friday, to provide backend support to the designated RTI Officers and Assistant Officers at the...
Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly

Cote d’Ivoire confirms death of prime minister

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Cote d'Ivoire's Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly died in Abidjan on Wednesday, according to a statement by Ivorian Television Broadcasting (RTI). "Prime...
Right to Information (RTI)

RTI, Beacon of Hope?

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An essential right for every person is the freedom of information that allows individuals to protect their right. After many years of struggle, protest and...
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...

Civil Society inaugurates 13-member RTI Implementation Committee

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The Coalition on the Right to Information, Ghana (RTI Coalition) has set up a 13-member RTI Implementation Committee. The 13-member technical committee known as the...
Right to Information (RTI)

Civil Society Organisation demands fast action on RTI regulations

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Civil Society Organisations have called on government to quickly work on the regulations that would govern the implementation of the Right to Information law This...
Right to Information (RTI)

Ghana’s RTI Law Will Enable CHRAJ Portray Its Vision

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The passage of the Right to Information (RTI) Bill into law would go a long way to help the Commission on Human Rights and...
Mr.-Haruna-Iddrisu-Minister-for-Employment-and-Labour-Relations

Ghana Government has missed the way with RTI

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Making the Ministry of Information the supervisory ministry of the implementation of the newly-passed Right To Information (RTI) bill is a mistake on the...
Akufo-Addo government

Akufo-Addo government is yet to deliver on four of its promises

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The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) is now over two years in office and has endured mixed reactions in that period. While the Akufo-Addo...

International RTI Day To Be Held Come Friday, 28 September 2018

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The School of Mass Communication and Journalism of the BlueCrest College will on Friday, 28 September 2018 hold a conference on the Right to...
2018 press freedom celebrations

Ghana hosts 2018 press freedom celebrations

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Activities marking the global celebrations of this year's World Press Freedom Day opened in Ghana on Wednesday. The event, including conferences, symposia and exhibitions, for...
Right to Information

RTI Coalition Seeks Permanent Missions Outside Backing for Ghana’s RTI Passage

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The Right to Information Coalition (RTI Coalition) Ghana has urged diplomats at the United Nations Universal Periodic Review (UN-UPR) Pre-session in Geneva, Switzerland, to...

Failure To Pass The RTI Bill Was A woeful Miss To Ghana

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The age-long Right to Information (RTI) Bill, which has been described by many as the oldest Bill in Parliament, suffered a major defeat when...
Right to Information

Pressure mounts on Parliament to pass Right To Information law in Ghana

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Some members of the RTI coalition, led by the Ghana branch of the Commonwealth Human Right Initiative, were seen in orange shirts with placards...
Right to Information

Accounting To The People Must Be Through The Right To Information Law

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His Excellency, President John Dramani Mahama began a tour to the various regions to account to the people of Ghana on how his government...

Despite RTI Abscence, Citizens Can Access Infomation – Group

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Nana Kwesi Awuah, member of the Legal Team of Citizen Ghana Movement, a pressure group, reiterated that the absence of a Right to Information...
Workers work on a construction site on section six of Kenya's Standard Gauge Railway project, near Makueni, Kenya, on March 16, 2015. The project, expected to cost 3.8 billion U.S. dollars, involves the construction of about 480 kilometer railway line from the port city Mombasa to the capital city Nairobi. China Roads and Bridges Corporation (CRBC) is undertaking the project. (Xinhua/Pan Siwei)

China supports Kenya’s quest to become regional training hub

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Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Irungu Nyakera told media in Nairobi that the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) will...
Rt. Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho, Speaker of Parliament Rt. Hon. Edward Doe Adjaho, Speaker of Parliament

Ghana’s Parliament revives Right to Information Bill

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A tall list of amendments has been proposed on the Right to Information (RTI) Bill by the Members of Parliament for consideration due to...
Right to Information

Right to information launched with a unique campaign

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The coalition for the Right to Information (RTI) has launched a signature campaign to enforce the passage of the Right to Information bill now...
Right to Information

Right to know day celebrated worldwide

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The Right to Know is the established right of every citizen, whether as an individual or as a group, to access information on all...
Lawyer Ayenini

Review of assets declaration regime must require verification and publication of declared assets

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A consortium, comprising Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII), Ghana Anti-Corruption Coalition (GACC) and SEND-GHANA has requested that the review of assets declaration regime must require...

AFCON 2015: Ivory Coast to unite after victory over Ghana

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Celebrations continued in Ivory Coast Monday after the national football team's victory on penalties over Ghana in the final of the Africa Cup of...
Mozambican parliament

Parliament urged to expedite passage of the Right to Information Bill

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The Western Regional Chapter of the Right to Information (RTI) Coalition on Wednesday renewed calls to Parliament to pass the Right to Information Bill...
Right to Information

RTI Bill is not a foreign concept

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The Right to Information (RTI) Bill is not a foreign concept, but a constitutional requirement, Madam Esther Ahulu, Administrative Assistant of the Commonwealth Human...
Right to Information

Assembly Members Asked To Be In Touch With Electorates

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A forum to sensitise assembly members and community leaders on the Right to Information Bill (RTI) held in Bolgatanga on Tuesday with eight communities...

CHRI Partners With Simli Radio

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The Africa office of the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) has partnered with Simli Radio to educate communities on human rights issues as well...
Right to Information

RTI Bill Needs Public Support-Coalition

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The Right to Information Coalition, Central Region, has asked Ghanaians to fully rally behind it to pressurize Parliament to make the necessary amendments and...