GJA Awards: Samson Lardy Anyenini is Journalist of the Year 2019; plus full list of winners

The host of Newsfile on Joy FM, Samson Lardy Anyenini, has won the Journalist of the Year 2019 at the 25th Ghana Journalists’ Association (GJA) Awards. Anyenini also picked the Award for Democracy and Peace Building at the event held to recognize the role of media practitioners and journalists. In his acceptance speech, the legal practitioner […]

RTI Bill: coalition accuse MP’s of frustrating passage of Bill, cite KT Hammond and Sam George of leading the charge

The Media Coalition on the Right to Information Bill (RTI) have accused Members of Parliament of deliberately frustrating the passage of the Bill, with the ruling New Patriotic Party’s KT Hammond and the opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC) Sam George leading the charge of frustrating the process. In a statement issued a while ago by […]

RTI: drafted in 1999, sent to parliament in 2010, withdrawn and laid 5 times, yet to be passed-why are gov’ts afraid?

The inexcusably long delay by successive governments under the Fourth Republican Constitution to pass this law suggests to us that governments are simply afraid to pass a law that will help actualise a right that the Constitution has already given to Ghanaians. Unless and until the law is passed, Ghanaians are entitled to conclude that […]