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    StateCraft Inc. (http://StateCraftinc.com), a communication agency on the Nana Addo Akufo-Addo presidential campaign, would like to congratulate New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) candidate Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his successful bid for president of the Republic of Ghana.

    “It has been an enormously invigorating voting process for the Ghanaian people. These elections were about the Ghanaian people and choosing a leader for the future, and they chose Nana Addo Akufo-Addo as the man who will lead their country in a positive direction. We send our heartfelt congratulations to Mr Akufo-Addo on his victory and we celebrate with the people of Ghana on their successful election process,” said Adebola Williams, who is chief executive of the firm.

    The Africa-focused governance communication firm consulted with the presidential campaign on communication, developing and executing strategy that delivered content that cut across social media, television and print. StateCraft was also the official communication agency for the successful Muhammadu Buhari presidential campaign in 2015, delivering a rebranding strategy and delivering victory.

    Distributed by APO on behalf of StateCraft.

    Media contact:
    remi@statecraftinc.com 
    +233202354309

    About StateCraft

    StateCraft (http://StateCraftinc.com) is Africa’s leading governance communication firm, with a mission to galvanise a generation to make informed choices. It is a subsidiary of Red Media Africa, an innovative media group focused on exciting and empowering an evolving generation of Africans through the media’s limitless possibilities.

  • The European Union Stands Up For Prisoners

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    Speaking about the decision to fund these projects, European Union Ambassador Tiina Intelmann said “Human rights apply to everyone, including prisoners. For the European Union, standing up for someone’s rights means not just speaking out, but taking action to change things. Permanent solutions to the challenges facing Liberia’s criminal justice system will take time, but the European Union believes there are practical steps that can be taken now to improve conditions for prisoners.”

    The projects, which will start in January, will cover six counties. One project will be implemented by FinnChurchAid, the Association of Female Lawyers of Liberia (AFELL) and the Rural Human Rights Activists Programme (RHRAP) in Lofa, Bong and Nimba. The other will be implemented by the International Federation of Christians against Torture, and their local partner Association of Christians Against Torture (ACAT), and will be implemented in Bomi, Montserrado and Margibi. European Union funding will be EURO 500 000 (approx. USD 530 000) and EURO 426 500 (approx. USD 453 000) respectively.

    Distributed by APO on behalf of Delegation of the European Union to Liberia.

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