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James Cleverly is a blessing for Sierra Leone

The Patriotic Vanguard 11 Mar 2023
Cleverly is participating in the ongoing restoration of the dignity and past glory of Sierra Leone as the country that was home to the first university in West Africa, the first to have a railway, a radio station, a newspaper, pipe-borne water, cars, schools and so on.

Role of community radio crucial in promoting social justice – Prof. Karikari 

Ghana Business News 13 Dec 2022
Professor Kwame KariKari, a former Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), has extolled the inalienable role of community radio in promoting social justice and community development through activism and social mobilisation to achieve a common purpose ...Radio Progress @25, a Star of Development of the Upper West Region”.

What underlines ‘s enthusiasm to outperform Ghana and Ivory Coast in cocoa production by 2027?

B & FT Online 12 Dec 2022
An Interview with the President of the Cocoa Farmers Association of Nigeria (CFAN) ... I wondered whether this was political rhetoric or the industrial’s usual price-adjusting speculation ... The first radio and television station in West Africa, in Nigeria, was built with the profits of the Cocoa trade ... ....

Paraffin lamps go out across Africa, thanks to solar

Mail Guardian South Africa 29 Oct 2022
A bulb, a charging port, a solar panel and a small fee paid through a cell phone are making all the difference as millions of households in Africa dump paraffin and other dirty fuels ... Many of these target users in Africa ... “In West Africa, sales grew despite the Covid-19 pandemic.

Bui Sugar Factory secures 16,000 hectares of land for sugarcane plantation

Joy Online 14 Sep 2022
The Bui Power Authority (BPA) has released 16,000 hectares of land to produce sugarcane to feed the Bui Sugar Factory in the district ... Sugarcane farm at Bui. Emmanuel Akone made this known in an interview with Wenchi-based Radio West Africa in the Bono regional town of Wenchi ... .

Oyerepa FM Shutdown: Order by Kumasi Traditional Council amounts to abuse of power – H. ...

Joy Online 27 Aug 2022
He also cautioned the media to be circumspect in their reportage, particularly the local FM stations ... Meanwhile, the Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, has also stated that chiefs do not have any legal authority to close down radio stations. .

Oyerepa FM Shutdown: State must draw clear lines between its sovereign powers and traditional authorities ...

Joy Online 27 Aug 2022
According to him, if this is not done, traditional authorities may cross their boundaries in the exercise of the powers conferred on them ... He continued ... Meanwhile, the Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, has also stated that chiefs do not have any legal authority to close down radio stations. .

Chiefs don’t have power to shut down radio stations – Media Foundation for West Africa

Joy Online 26 Aug 2022
The Executive Director of the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), Sulemana Braimah, says chiefs do not have any legal authority to close down radio stations ... “Chiefs will not have the power to say we’re shutting down a radio station.

Bui Power Authority to develop landing site for fisher folks at Banda – Banda DCE

Joy Online 24 Aug 2022
The Banda District Chief Executive, Emmanuel Akone, has announced the construction of a landing site for fisher folks in the district ... Mr Akone who made this known on a Wenchi-based Radio West Africa said the Bui Power Authority (BPA) has selected the Banda Bongase lake site to be developed into the modern fish landing site.

Graphic Online’s journalist wins migration award

Graphic 12 Aug 2022
The competition, which was announced early this year, celebrates journalists who bring attention to the many facets of migration in West and Central Africa in both French and English language. In all, six Ghanaian journalists in Print, Online, Radio and Television were awarded for their various reports on migration.

Ada Traditional Council bans Radio Ada from covering 2022 Asafotufiami Festival

Joy Online 09 Aug 2022
Radio Ada, community radio, is the mouthpiece of Ada ... After the attack, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) helped to raise funds to replace the equipment the thugs destroyed ... The writer of this report, Philip Teye Agbeve, is a Fellow of the Next Generation Investigative Journalism Fellowship at the Media Foundation for West Africa.

How US foreign aid could save more lives

Vox 01 Aug 2022
... HIV/AIDS in Africa ... For example, one program reported achieving 110 percent of expected results for preventing and managing malnutrition in West Africa. But this was only because they were measuring radio outreach — people who heard about the program on the radio — as a “success”.

Anis Haffar: Prof. Audrey Gadzekpo: As she reflects on Ghana’s media, democracy

Joy Online 19 Jul 2022
She chairs the board of the Panos Institute West Africa (PIWA), a media-focused NGO based in Senegal, Dakar, and serves on the board of West Africa Democracy Radio and on the board of the Centre for Journalism Innovation and Development (CJID), based in Nigeria.

WADR Holds Round-Table Discussion On Migration

All Africa 08 Jul 2022
The West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR) last Thursday organised a roundtable discussion on migration at a hotel in Kololi, West Coast Region ....

WADR Holds Roundtable to Provide Relevant Information for Potential Migrants

All Africa 05 Jul 2022
West Africa Democracy Radio (WADR) Thursday, June 30, 2022 held a roundtable aimed at providing quality and relevant information for potential migrants to make informed decisions ....

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