Air Pollution – Enemy of Children, Elderly and the Vulnerable 

In Ghana, a growing menace lurks in the air, imperilling the most susceptible members of the population—children and the elderly. This silent and invisible adversary, air pollution, has raised alarms among health experts who urge both the government and citizens to take immediate action….

Government Says It Has Cut Poverty but the World Bank Says It’s Rising.

When he took office in 2018 President George Weah promised his government would lift one million Liberians out of poverty by the end of his six year term. Half Liberia’s five million people live below in the poverty line. In January the Weah government declared a victory that surprised many people: it claimed to have…

Call for Applications for 10-month Fellowships Reporting on Air Pollution in Ghana

New Narratives is pleased to call for applications from leading Ghanaian journalists to join our project supporting fact-based, people-centered journalism on issues of air pollution in Ghana. Air pollution kills 6.7 million people around the world every year. 91% of those premature deaths occurred in low- and middle-income countries. Air pollution is the second biggest…

New Narratives to Launch Clean Air Journalism Project in Ghana

New Narratives is thrilled to announce a new project with our partners at the Center for Innovation and Development (CJID) to support fact-based, people-centered journalism on issues of air pollution in Ghanaian media with support from the Clean Air Fund….

Breaking the Chains – After Being Trafficked to Oman a Group of Liberian Women Decided to Take Matters into Their Own Hands

Esther thought she was boarding a flight that would take her to a lucrative job in Dubai. Instead, she landed in Muscat, Oman, where she was beaten and sold into modern-day slavery. This is the incredible story of how Esther, and hundreds of other Liberian women, worked together to free themselves from human trafficking syndicates. …