Source: Daily Graphic Ghana - State security forces—mainly police, military and security intelligence officers—are the leading violators of the right to freedom of expression in West Africa, according to the latest monitoring report by the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA). This report, titled West Africa Free Expression Monitor, analyses incidents of freedom of expression violations in the region during the period of September to December 2014.
Source: starrfmonline.com - Three children have drowned in a well being used for irrigation purposes in the Akuapem North municipality of the Eastern region.
The children - Stephen Kwadwo Baah 6, Adam Addo 4, and Kwadwo Offei 6 – went missing on Friday and were later found to have drowned in the well at Nyamebekyere, a farming community.
Source: GNA - President John Dramani Mahama on Saturday appealed to the people of Peki-Blengo traditional area to use peaceful and formalised ways in finding a successor to the late Deiga Kwadzo Dei XI in Peki Blengo.
Source: Public Agenda Ghana - There is now a growing tendency on the part of Ghanaian voters to vote on issues, programmes and the calibre of candidates, a far departure from the past when most electors voted based on the ethnicity, religion, region and familial affiliation of contestants, according to a recent Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) survey.
Source: starrfmonline.com - A recent survey finding by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) that said the Presidency is the second most corrupt public institution in Ghana is pure "garbage" and a "poor lazy job" done by the think tank, Minister of food and agriculture Fifi Kwetey has said.
Source: starrfmonline.com - Deputy Education Minister Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has described as “illogical” the reaction of former Education Minister, Yaw Osafo-Maafo to the tribal comments that have been attributed to him.
Source: peacefmonline.com - President John Dramani Mahama has said the crime statistics dropped by more than 5,000 cases between 2010 and 2014.
He said this downward trend was expected to continue through this year and beyond.
of these things will be featured on TV unless it could be proven to be scientifically true…otherwise when you show it on TV, you are perpetuating the wrong.
Source: GNA - Mr Justice Samuel Adjei, the Deputy Brong-Ahafo Regional Minister, on Friday called for religious tolerance among Christians and Moslems to sustain national peace and social cohesion.
He emphasised that Christians and Muslims served and worshipped one God, who is an embodiment of peace and, therefore, entreated the two religious organisations to tolerate each other for unity and progress in the society.