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Mental Illness: The Stigma is the Illness

By Mantar Laetitia Cecil, 28 years old, is at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital for the second time in his life due to frustration that leads him to lose control of his … Continue reading

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Child labour in Ghana: getting better, or worse?

By Samuel Boateng and Salley Ahmed Tijani Akwasi makes Gh₵5 a day selling sachets of iced water on the busy streets of Tudu, a suburb in the metropolitan city of Accra. … Continue reading

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Ghana needs an independent information commission, Right to Information advocates say

By Ali Baba Valamdou Advocates at a workshop on Ghana’s Right to Information (RTI) bill have proposed the establishment of an independent information commission as the bill’s complainant body instead … Continue reading

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Ken Kuranchie on Ghana’s prisons: “Not even a pig should live like that”

By Nana Yaa Agyeman-Kwami and Joseph Armstrong Alorgbey JHR-AUCC Chapter When the outspoken journalist Ken Kuranchie was released from prison last week, he did not go home quietly. After spending … Continue reading

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Akplabanya waste problem part of “experiment” by residents

By Ishmael J. Abudu In Akplabanya, a small community east of Accra, the ground is covered in garbage, including plastics and human waste. Residents of Akplabanya, which is located on … Continue reading

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The woman I am…

  I am a woman I am a woman A proud woman from the Coast Yes I am I am proud to be one of God’s blessed creation I am … Continue reading

March 8, 2016 · Leave a comment


A poem by Charles Boateng Acheampong   Charles Without The Beard© at our Xmas concert last year December 18th     Little hands and little feet; struggle to make ends … Continue reading

March 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

The President’s Speech during our Carols night and HR contest

Mr. Chairman, faculty members, colleague student leaders, my executives, students, ladies and gentlemen,  good evening and welcome to the third edition of our Annual Christmas concert and human rights contest. … Continue reading

January 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Picture Gallery ( “I conquer Afajato for a child at the Accra Psychiatric Hospital”)

This trip was aimed at using fun ways to raise funds for a donations to the Children’s ward of the Accra Psychiatric Hospital. For more pictures from the trip, click … Continue reading

December 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Albert, our tour guide…

Story by Roberta Edem Abbeyquaye Albert is 25 years old and was our “tour guide” last Saturday when we went up the highest mountain in Ghana, Afajato. He climbs the … Continue reading

December 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

ACEP educates JHR members on oil and gas revenue

Story by Audrey Doreenda-Ofori Dr. Ishmeal Ackah, The Head of Policy Unit at the Africa Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) at a seminar organized by the JHR-AUCC on October 8 … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

LINA Foundation donates to residents of Joma : JHR takes advantage to educate them

The Jorma Community in the Ablekuma Central Constituency have received some items including exercise books, pens, pencils, erasers, sharpeners, liquid soaps, toilet rolls and food worth GHs 1,600 from LINA … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

False Acussation

Witchcraft is known to be as old as 40,000 years and is traced to the act of people worshiping nature. Belief in witchcraft however has survived till date especially in … Continue reading

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The president of the Ghana Journalists Association, Mr. Affail Monney has added his voice to the number of supporting voices for the exposure of the rot in the judiciary as … Continue reading

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JHR AUCC has been invited to the Ghana Media Festival 2015 (MEDIAFEST) that will take place on Friday September 18 at 9:30 in the morning. MEDIAFEST is organized by Events … Continue reading

September 16, 2015 · 1 Comment