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March 29, 2018 6:02 AM Amewu condemns police assault on journalist at CID Headquarters

Lands and Natural Resources Minister, John Peter Amewu, on Wednesday visited a member of his Ministry’s press corps, Latif Iddris of Joy News, one of the Multimedia Group Limited’s platforms, who was beaten by some police officers at the Headquarters of the Police Criminal Investigations Department on Tuesday. Latif Iddris, who has been on admission 20

March 17, 2018 3:30 PM Hacker who gave up Wikileaks source dies

Adrian Lamo, a computer hacker best known for passing on information that led to the arrest of Chelsea Manning, has died aged 37. In online messaging conversations, Manning confided in him, describing confidential military material Manning had sent to Wikileaks. Wikileaks published the video of a US helicopter strike that killed seven people, including 25

March 13, 2018 7:31 AM Conflict of interest claims against me ‘nonsense’ – NLA Boss

The Director-General of the National Lottery Authority (NLA), Kofi Osei Ameyaw, has rubbished allegations of conflict of interest against him, following reports that he may have played a role in the award of a contract to his sister-in-law. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Mr. Ameyaw said the claims are coming from persons unhappy with his attempts to restructure 30

March 9, 2018 6:00 AM Journalists cautioned against misreporting financial issues

The Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rev Daniel Ogbarmey Tetteh has advised financial journalists in Ghana to remain objective in their reportages on financial issues in the country and not present themselves as experts. Speaking on the role of financial journalists in the capital market at a training workshop for journalists 40

February 24, 2018 9:26 AM Facebook drops shooting game demo at conservative event

Facebook has said it regrets promoting a virtual reality shooting game on its stand at a US conservatives’ event. The game allows the player to shoot imaginary weapons against enemies in a public train station. Facebook said it removed the display at the Conservative Political Action Conference “out of respect” for victims of a recent school shooting 17

February 23, 2018 6:35 AM BBC launches 2018 Komla Dumor Award

The BBC is seeking a rising star of African journalism for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, now in its fourth year. Journalists from across the continent are invited to apply for the award, which aims to uncover and promote fresh talent from Africa. The winner will spend three months at the BBC headquarters in London, gaining skills and experience 20

February 16, 2018 4:56 PM Six Turkish journalists jailed for life for ‘coup links’

A Turkish court has sentenced six journalists to life in jail for alleged links to the July 2016 coup plotters. The judgement came as another Turkish court decided to release German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who has been held for a year without charge. The six were found guilty of links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, blamed over the failed 50

February 15, 2018 6:31 AM Retirement at 60 too early, increase to 70 – Prof. Asare

A constitutional Lawyer and Law Lecturer, Professor Kwaku Asare, is advocating for a uniform retirement age of 70. His proposal follows the lawsuit challenging the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor because of his age. Speaking on Eyewitness News, Prof. Asare observed that the constitution provided for “too many retirement ages” depending 19

February 10, 2018 4:06 PM Anas’ mother dies aged 62

Mariam Damba, mother of the acclaimed investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas has died at the Korle Bu Teaching hospital. Anas’ mother, aged 62, worked as a community health nurse at the Nima Polyclinic. Madam Mariam Damba, a practising Muslim, is expected to be buried in accordance with Islamic tradition. Anas, who confirmed his bereavement to online 24

January 18, 2018 6:29 PM Herbert Mensah pays tribute to Komla Dumor [Video]

Today marks the fourth anniversary of the passing of Komla Dumor, the famous Ghanaian journalist who worked for BBC World News and was the main presenter of its programme Focus on Africa. Dumor died on 18 January 2014 in his London home after a cardiac arrest, having been on the air the day before. Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairman of the Ghana 146