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    Guinea Alert: Three journalists murdered

    On September 17, 2014, a mob of villagers killed three journalists and six others who were raising awareness about Ebola in Womey, a village about 900km from Guinea’s capital, Conakry. Facely Camara, who was a journalist with Radio Liberté FM at N...
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    BLAME POOR ETHICAL STANDARDS ON ABSENCE OF NATIONAL LANGUAGE

    Prof. Kwame Karikari of the School of Communications Studies, University of Ghana, has blamed the poor ethical standards being exhibited by many local language radio broadcasters on the absence of a well-developed national language. According to him,...
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    The MFWA Petitions Ivorian Media Regulator on Frequent Media Sanctions

    The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has petitioned the Ivorian statutory media regulatory body, the Conseil National De La Press (CNP), regarding its frequent suspension of newspapers and journalists over complaints of ethical violations....
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    MFWA Appoints CEO of CSR Foundation as Head of Consultancy Unit

    The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has appointed Mr. Byron Taylor, as Managing Consultant of the Organisation’s newly-established Consultancy Unit. Until his appointment, Byron Taylor was the Chief Executive Officer of CSR Foundation, Gha...
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    Women’s Participation In Public Discourse Goes Up Slightly

    The involvement and participation of women in public discourse programmes on radio has inched up slightly. This is based on findings from the Media Foundation for West Africa’s (MFWA) Gender-Equality Monitoring report for July 2014. The report show...
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    BLAME POOR ETHICAL STANDARDS ON ABSENCE OF NATIONAL LANGUAGE

    Prof. Kwame Karikari of the School of Communications Studies, University of Ghana, has blamed the poor ethical standards being exhibited by many local... Read more

    MFWA COMMENDS GIFEC FOR ICT EXPANSION IN RURAL GHANA

    The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has commended the Ghana Investment Fund for Electronic Communications (GIFEC) for the deployment of ICT in... Read more

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    The MFWA Petitions Ivorian Media Regulator on Frequent Media Sanctions

    The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has petitioned the Ivorian statutory media regulatory body, the Conseil National De La Press (CNP), rega... Read more

    Byron

    MFWA Appoints CEO of CSR Foundation as Head of Consultancy Unit

    The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has appointed Mr. Byron Taylor, as Managing Consultant of the Organisation’s newly-established Consulta... Read more


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    Our Programmes

    Media, Democracy & Development

    The media constitute an important tool for information dissemination, awareness creation and public education on relevant issues that are critical for...
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    Free Expression Rights Monitoring, Campaigns & Protection

    Freedom of Expression (FoE) is a fundamental human right. However, violations of FoE rights continue to be a major challenge to participatory and acco...
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    Internet Freedom

    The Internet has become a major enabler of global communication and development. It is now a significant tool that aids democracy and human rights act...
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    Media Law and Policy

    All West African countries still have pieces of legislation in their statutes that criminalise speech and expression. Such laws are often arbitrarily...
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    Research and Publications

    This programme area focuses on conducting freedom of expression and media-related research and communicating findings to inform policy and advocacy. F...
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    Our Campaigns

    APAI

    The African Platform on Access to Information (APAI) is a collaborative project of Afric...
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    End Impunity

     IMPUNITY IN FREE EXPRESSION Impunity in Free Expression is when perpetrators of human ri...
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    RTI Campaign – Ghana


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