Sandra and Afya live in Accra, Ghana. They are 13 and 14 years old. In their free time the students work in a shop of their aunt. Shlomi Berger met the girls during one of his media workshops. Some years ago Shlomi was employed as a media assistant at the Alex Open Channel in Berlin. Currently, he establishes media stations at high schools in Accra and teaches Ghanaian pupils on media topics. Acquiring media skills is important for young people, because it helps them to think critically about politics and mass media, which following enables them to participate in social life.
Sandra and Afya talk to Shlomi Berger about media, the current political situation in Ghana, the elections and everyday life in Accra.
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Interview and Photos by Shlomi Berger