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Media Freedom

Media Freedom in Ghana

What is Media Freedom ? Media freedom is the ability for journalists to freely report on matters of public interest. Media freedom is linked to the human right of freedom of expression and to the right to access information. Being able to freely report news is an indicator of democracy

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Umenzeakor, Nnaemeka Kevin was born in Onitsha, Nigeria. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in political science from  Anambra State University (now Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University), Nigeria in 2012.  He travelled to Germany for his master’s degree in European  Studies  and obtained it in 2020. He’s so passionate about law, public

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What Has The African Union Done For You? Pt II; Rights

WHICH RIGHTS ARE PROTECTED? The ‘African Charter on Human and People’s Rights’ (1981) recognises many civil and political rights, including: – The right to freedom from discrimination – The right to life – The right to freedom from slavery – The right to freedom from mistreatment – The right to

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Can Shackling Someone Help Solve Their Mental Health Problems? (Ghana)

In Ghana, people suffering from mental health problems have historically been sent to prayer camps as a method of treatment. In these prayer camps, they are often shackled to trees and left there.  Sometimes for years on end. The year 2017, the government of Ghana pledged to enforce a ban

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