Outspoken Ghanaian actress Lydia Forson says she appreciated the meaning of true free speech under Mahama.

The actress has come under attack on several occasions for expressing her opinion on some issues among them, the infamous Dumsor Vigil and recently, on why the NPP could have lost the 2016 Elections.


Lydia Forson (born 1984) is an award winning Ghanaian actress, writer, and producer. In 2010 she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role.

Her acting career started with a cameo role in Hotel St. James (2005), an subsequently did Run Baby Run (2006), Different Shades of Blue (2007) and also took part in the reality show The Next Movie Star (2007).

Shirley Frimpong Manso, CEO of Sparrow Productions, who had previously worked with her in the Ghanaian television series Different Shades of Blue brought Lydia Forson back to the screens through the movie Scorned.  This role led to her first African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) nomination as the Best Upcoming Female Actress.

In 2009, Lydia Forson starred in the award winning The Perfect Picture.  She has also starred in A Sting in a Tale, Phone Swap and Masquerades.

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