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How Technology Impacted Ghana’s Elections 2016

On December 7, 2016, Ghana passed yet another democratic test when it conducted what has been described as the best organized general elections in the country’s history. The elections was to choose a new President and 275 members of parliament.From the tech-based systems deployed by some media houses that enabled their collation and projections of results, through the Electoral Commission’s engagement with citizens via social media, to how political parties tracked their numbers before the…See More
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Penplusbytes Connects with Ashaiman Citizens to their Assembly using New Digital Tools

Penplusbytes, with support from the Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) will on Thursday January 19th, 2017, engage citizens, local representatives, Civil Society Organisations and the media in a one-day forum at Ashaiman in Accra.The forum forms part of a number of activities under the implementation scheme of the “Enhancing…See More
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US Assistant Secretary, Others Visit Social Media Tracking Centre

The US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Linda Thomas – Greenfield is among a list of high profile officials who have paid working visits to Penplusbytes’ Social Media Tracking Centre (SMTC) since its official deployment to monitor online activities related to the 2016 Ghana Elections.The visit was to familiarize…See More
Dec 8, 2016
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Dec 6, 2016
Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post


While Ghana has been lauded for electoral success in times past, there are challenges with participatory, transparent and accountable governance which have accounted for poor public service delivery especially at the grassroots level.Penplusbytes, in its quest to help to promote citizens’ participation at the grassroots level of governance, is implementing the Canadian Fund for Local Initiative (CFLI) funded project “Enhancing Grassroots Civic Participation in Governance Using New Digital…See More
Nov 14, 2016
Yaw Frempong Ampomah posted a blog post

Penplusbytes, EIB end 3-Day Data Journalism Workshop for Election Reporting in Accra

A 3-day Data Journalism Workshop to train selected Journalists from Ghana’s southern sector has successfully ended at the Maxlot Hotel in Accra.The Workshop, organized by Penplusbytes in partnership with EIB Network and with support from the USA Embassy in Ghana, opened on Thursday, October 27, 2016 after a formal…See More
Oct 29, 2016
Precious Ankomah posted a blog post

“Voters compass”: where do you stand as a citizen on oil and gas issues?

To keep citizens informed and abreast with the policy positions and manifesto promises of the various political parties on oil and gas, Penplusbytes collaborated with the Multimedia’s “Ghana Connect” programme to outdoor the online “Voters Compass” for public use at the University of Professional Studies, Accra campus on Friday 14th October.The Voters Compass shows electorates how their views align with those of political parties. Significant portions of the policy positions have been framed…See More
Oct 18, 2016
Precious Ankomah posted a blog post

7TH Regional Media Training on Oil, Gas and Mining Governance underway in Tanzania

Penplusbytes , in partnership with Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is holding the 7th regional media training on oil, gas and mining governance in Tanzania from 17th to 28th October, 2016.The week-long “Course A” workshop forms part of activities under the “Strengthening Media…See More
Oct 17, 2016


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Adu Koranteng - Featured Member for September

Started by Yaw Frempong Ampomah Sep 1, 2014.

IFEJ-Flamingo Award for Financial Journalism closes on Sept 12

Started by Yaw Frempong Ampomah Aug 27, 2014.

Did you know you can shape Ghana’s 2015 budget?

Started by Yaw Frempong Ampomah Aug 26, 2014.




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