Daily Archives: June 27, 2019

Two Years After Legal Release, Mauritania Blogger Remains in Detention

NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA – Nearly six years after his arrest, and two years after he was legally set free, Mauritanian lawyers and international rights groups are calling for authorities to release blogger Mohamed Ould Cheikh Mkhaitir.Citizen journalist …

Rampant Illegal Activities Threaten Ghana’s Fishing Sector

ACCRA, GHANA – On a beach in Ghana’s capital, Accra, fishermen from the Nungua community are waiting for the vibrantly painted canoes to return from sea with their catch of small fish to be sold at the local market.In Ghana, about 2 million people rely…