Promoting Freedom of Expression and Democracy in West Africa
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    MFWA Calls For Open And Secure Internet In West Africa

    On the occasion of this year’s World Internet Day, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in collaboration with the Ghana Internet Freedom Coalition is calling on governments in West Africa to invest in making the internet more accessible, aff...
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    Journalists from 60 Radio Stations to be trained on Ebola

    The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), in partnership with the World Health Organization (WHO), is organising a special training on effective Ebola reporting for journalists from 60 radio stations across Ghana. The training is aimed at equippin...
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    Upcoming: Three Weeks to #EndImpunity in The Gambia (Nov. 2 – Nov. 23)

    On 22nd July of this year, President Yahya Jammeh commemorated 20 years as the head of state of The Gambia—a tenure marred by gross and systematic human rights violations and impunity and #‎20YrsOfFear‬. As part of activities to mark the first...
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    Local Assemblies disclose revenue inflow and outflow through Radio

    A number of local assembly leaders in northern Ghana this month used the platform of radio to disclose information on their revenue inflow and expenditure to citizens. Under the MFWA’s “State of the District Radio Broadcasts” initiative in Ghan...
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    MFWA Board Calls for Intensified Ebola Response

    The Board of Directors of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) has expressed serious concern about the Ebola epidemic ravaging parts of West Africa and its severe toll on lives, the economy and overall development of the sub-region. It has, th...
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    Screen Shot 10 29 14 at 06.37 PM

    MFWA Calls For Open And Secure Internet In West Africa

    On the occasion of this year’s World Internet Day, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) in collaboration with the Ghana Internet Freedom Coal... Read more

    state of the district 2

    Local Assemblies disclose revenue inflow and outflow through Radio

    A number of local assembly leaders in northern Ghana this month used the platform of radio to disclose information on their revenue inflow and expendi... Read more

    ResizedImage200280 EDETAEN

    MFWA Board Calls for Intensified Ebola Response

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

    Empower African-Based Organisations To Lead Internet Governance Campaign In Africa – MFWA Boss

    The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, has called for an African-led campaign to expand internet and... 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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