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NPP reacts to World Press Freedom ranking

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has condemned portions of the 2022 World Press Freedom Index which tagged the Akufo-Addo administration as “intolerant of...

GJA reacts to Ghana’s latest Press Freedom ranking

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) says it did not expect Ghana's "precipitous" decline on the World Press Freedom index even in the existence...
John Mahama

Mahama’s claim about Ghana topping press freedom ranking in Africa investigated, checkout verdict

In commemoration of the World Press Freedom Day Celebrations on May 3, 2020, former President John Dramani Maham delivered a speech through his social...

Body language of Akufo-Addo to press freedom worrying – Manasseh Azure

An award-winning investigative journalist, Manasseh Azure Awuni, says the lackadaisical attitude of President Akufo-Addo and his government towards press freedom in the...
Myjoyonline

Govt reacts to report on press freedom

Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has stated that the government has welcomed the report by the Reporters Without Borders (RSF), on...
Dr Charles Wereko-Brobby

Wereko Brobbey accuses Akufo-Addo of abysmal state of press freedom

A pioneer of private media in Ghana, Dr Charles Wereko Brobbey, has blamed President Akufo-Addo for the country’s poor state of press...
Akufo Addo

Akufo-Addo ‘should sit up and speak up’ – Manasseh Azure urges as Ghana is...

A media campaigner for Press Freedom, Manasseh Azure Awuni has urged President Akufo-Addo to sit up and speak up against threats against...
A Ghanian supporter cheers on January 20, 2013 before the start of a 2013 Africa Cup of Nations football match between Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. AFP PHOTO / STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN

Ghana drops 30 places in latest Press Freedom Index, lowest in 17 years

Ghana has dropped 30 places in the latest press freedom index put together by Reporters Without Borders. The report comes...
Sulemana Braimah, is Executive Director of MFWA, an influential media advocacy organisation

Press Freedom: MFWA boss ‘exposes’ Mahama

The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, has described as false former Mahama's claims that, Ghana...
John Mahama

Press Freedom: MFWA boss challenges Mahama’s number one claim

The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, has described as false claims by former President John...

Oppong Nkrumah challenges Mahama’s ‘media freedom’ comments [Audio]

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has challenged former President Mahama’s comments that Ghana ranked first in press freedom...

Press freedom under Akufo-Addo – Sammy Gyamfi’s take

The National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has adjudged 2020 as the worst year for Press Freedom in the...

These are the happiest countries in 2019; Ghana improves on global rankings

Finland has a lot to celebrate. Not only does...

The reality is that the journalist’s salary is not the best – Francis Abban

A broadcast journalist and programmes manager at Accra-based Starr FM, Francis Abban has admitted to the low-income levels of journalists across the...

Ahmed Suale’s family disappointed in police

Family members of the slain Ghanaian private investigator, Ahmed Suale, say they are disappointed the Police is yet to find and prosecute...

GJA sends SOS message to police over Ahmed Suale’s murder

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has urged the Police to do more to find the killers of the slain private investigator, Ahmed...

Full text: Manasseh Azure’s speech at Baah-Wiredu memorial lecture

Chairperson, Professor Audrey Gadzekpo; the Chief Policy Analyst at the Ghana Institute for Public Policy Options, Dr. Charles Wereko-Brobbey; distinguished audience, ladies...

Coronavirus: Govt responds to NDC’s ‘false hope’ claims

Government has rejected claims by the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) that it is giving Ghanaians “false hope” when it says the...

Women in Media condemn assault on Multimedia journalist by NPP’s Hajia Fati

The Association of Women in Media (ASWIM), has expressed regret over an attack on a journalist in Accra. According to the Association, it is  unfortunate...
President Nana Akufo-Addo and his predecessor John Dramani Mahama

Learn to tolerate criticism – Mahama to Akufo-Addo

Former President John Dramani Mahama wants the New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration to show more commitment towards promoting free speech and ensuring...

A poorly paid journalists threat to national security – GBC Director-General [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · A poorly paid journalist threat to national security - GBC Director-General The Director-General of the Ghana Broadcasting...

Punish attackers of Radio Ada – Oppong Nkrumah

Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has urged the Police administration to ensure that the attackers of Radio Ada face the full...

First Black US secretary of state dies of Covid-19 complications amid cancer battle

Colin Powell, the first Black US secretary of state whose leadership in several Republican administrations helped shape American foreign policy in the...

Reporters Without Borders calls for prosecution of Kennedy Agyapong

Reporters Without Borders has urged Ghanaian authorities to prosecute Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong, for threatening a journalist with...

Francis-Xavier Sosu: CJ must resign or step aside to save Supreme Court’s image

In a recent article, I wrote on the theme “Judiciary is not above Criticism, CJ’s Petition to the General Legal Council has...

Akua Donkor ‘lashes’ Mahama for not attending Sir John’s funeral

JoyNews/AdomNews · Akua Donkor lashes Mahama for not attending Sir John’s funeral Former President John Mahama is still not...
Godfred Yeboah Dame and Chief Imam

What Attorney-General said after meeting Chief Imam

The Attorney-General (AG), Godfred Yeboah Dame, says the Chief Imam, His Eminence Sheikh Osman Sharubutu plays an important role in ensuring that...
Finland

This country has just been named the happiest in the world

To say the past year has been a difficult one for people across the globe is something of an understatement.

GJA fires Judiciary over threat to media

The Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) has fired back at the Judicial Service of Ghana for its letter to media houses.
NMC boss, Ayeboafo

Brakopowers: Sleeping NMC is waking up! Stops imperial interference with GBC and Crystal TV

The National Media Commission (NMC) is now ready to fulfil its constitutional mandate after decades of slumber during which the rights and...

Why lesbians and gays stormed Parliament

Members of Parliament (MPs), on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, had a shock of their lives when lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender (LGBT) groups in...

Defence deal didn’t get majority votes from NDC MPs – Minority dismisses ‘mischievous’ claim

The Minority has dismissed social media posts purporting to be the votes and proceedings of Parliament on the controversial Defence Corporation Agreement between Ghana and...

South African passport power weakens again

The South African passport has fallen 18 places on the global ranking since 2008. It means we can travel with hassle to other developing nations...

How a “shithole” continent lost its right to dignity – Manasseh Azure Writes

If someone tells you that you have bad breath and you’re not sick in the head, you are not expected to laugh or smile....

Military to organise training workshop for journalists

There are plans to have training workshops for journalists in the country especially those who do special reports on the military, and anything regarding...

Minority angry over closure of 34 radio stations

The Minority in Parliament has said it is troubled by the on-going exercise by the National Communications Authority under which selected media houses have...

Nkrumah not sole founder of Ghana – Arthur Kennedy writes…

The 2008 campaign manager of President Nana Akufo-Addo, Dr Arthur Kobina Kennedy has waded into the founding fathers of Ghana controversy. According to him, Ghana’s...

NDC threatens to sack Speaker

The minority National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Parliament yesterday sent a strong signal to the speaker of the house, Prof Mike Oquaye, that it...

Before Michelle, Barack Obama asked another woman to marry him: New book reveals

Of the books that journalists and historians have written on the life of Barack Obama, three stand out so far. In “Barack Obama: The...