Framework adopted by Ghana police set to improve relationship with the media

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MFWA charts progress on implementation of RTI law

Since Ghana passed its Right to Information law in 2019, the Media Foundation of West Africa has engaged a number of strategies to ensure the uptake of citizens’ right to access information.

Military officers from Ghana check a phone at the end of the first day of a conference gathering the Defence ministers and officials of 27 African and Arab countries, in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, 24 March 2016, KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images

High Court halts collection of personal data by Ghanaian government

Ghanaian lawyer Francis Kwarteng Arthur wins suit challenging government’s collection of personal data as High Court rules government’s action breaches Data Protection Act.

Excavators work on a small-scale mining site near Dunkwa-on-Offin, central Ghana, 16 June 2013, Chris Stein/AFP via Getty Images

Ghana’s RTI Commission rules on its first ever petition

In a landmark decision Ghana’s Right to Information Commission ordered an information request by journalist Evans Aziamor-Mensah be granted at a cost of US$0.33 and not the US$1,000 initially quoted by the Minerals Commission.