General News of Saturday, 6 March 2021Source: www.ghanaweb.comThree Ghanaian journalists win big at maiden edition of Article 19 Press Prize AwardsThe winner of the 1st prize gets GH¢10,000, 2nd prize, GH¢6,000 and 3rd prize, GH¢3,000Three Ghanaian journalists are in line for major honours after emerging tops in the maiden edition of the Article 19 Press Prize Awards. Charles Twumasi, one of the many victims of poor investigations ended up in prison due to the flaws in Ghana’s criminal justice system. Article 19 Press Prize is an award scheme put together by the African Heights Foundation in partnership with Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA). The Article 19 Press prize is an annual award to encourage journalists to report on the ills of the country’s criminal justice system to cause reforms. The Article 19 Press Prize Awards also aims at rewarding young and mid-career journalists with exceptional skills in reporting on criminal justice issues from a constitutional and human rights perspective.
Source: GhanaWeb March 06, 2021 12:22 UTC