iWatch Africa, Socioserve-Ghana & JMK hold strategic workshop towards launch of ‘Together Against Corruption’ Project

Tracking police abuse of power in Ghana

iWatch Africa, Socioserve-Ghana and JMK held a strategic workshop last Friday towards the official launch of the ‘Together Against Corruption’ Project.

‘Together against Corruption’ is a 2-year project being implemented by iWatch Africa, Socioserve-Ghana and JMK. The project seeks to build citizens’ capacity to fight corruption in their engagements with the Police as well as increase the responsiveness of the Police Administration to cases of corruption involving Police Officers.

The strategic session which was conducted by Michael Boabi of the Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) was designed to develop an integrated approach to dealing with police abuse of power in Ghana.

The project target regions include;

Eastern Region:
Yilo krobo, Akuapim North, Upper Manya Krobo

Volta Region:
South Dayi, North Tongu, Ho West

Greater Accra Region:
Shai-Osudoku, Ada East, Ada West

‘Together against Corruption’ is sponsored by STAR-Ghana with funding from UKaid, DANIDA and EUROPEAN UNION.

Below are some pictures:

iWatch Africa, Socioserve-Ghana & JMK hold strategic workshop towards launch of ‘Together Against Corruption’ Project

Report by Gideon Sarpong

Show More

Gideon Sarpong

2017 Thomson Reuters Foundation Fellow: Gideon Sarpong (G. K. Sarpong) is a media practitioner with over six years of experience in content development and management, data and investigative journalism, policy analysis, production and e-commerce strategizing. Gideon is currently Director of Policy and News Content at iWatch Africa. He is also the Brands and Communication Manager for Football 360, Kwese SportsXtra, on KFS and Celebrity Fanzone, The Tonight Show, and After Hours. Gideon is an e-commerce consultant for Department of Geography & Regional Planning and Department of Religion & Human Values at the University of Cape Coast. He is a columnist for several local and international news portals. Gideon holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Policy Journalism and is committed to promoting transparency and accountability using investigative & data journalism. Gideon is an author with over eight publications; a fellow of the Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI), Thomson Reuters Foundation (Wealth of Nations Program) and Bloomberg Data for Health Program.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *