Although its democracy is strong, consensus on reform between political players could win the trust of Ghana’s dissatisfied population.
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News about the struggle for better democracy in Ghana. According to Freedom House, Ghana "is an electoral democracy" and a real democracy success story deep in the heart of Africa. The political system is dominated by two parties. Also see our section on World Democracy.
Ghana’s Style Of Democracy Has Shown Cracks
The scuffle in its parliament in January 2021 is an example that Ghana’s admired democracy is starting to show some cracks, expert.
Calls To Rewrite Ghana’s Constitution Gain Steam
Ghana’s parliamentary affairs minister has called for a constitutional revision basing drawing justification from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jerry Rawlings, one of Africa’s greatest democrats dies
Jerry John Rawlings, Ghana’s longest serving President died Thursday at 73. He will be remembered as one of Africa’s greatest democrat and pan-africanist.
Zimbabwe Police Arrest Top International Trade Unionist
Ghanaian-born trade unionist, Kwasi Adu-Amankwah arrested and detained at the Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, awaiting deportation.
6 Arrests in Killing of Ghana Journalist Who Exposed FIFA Official
6 arrested and released on bail in killing of Ghanaian undercover journalist who exposed a high-ranking official at FIFA as corrupt, police said on Friday.
Top Ghana Investigative Journalist Ahmed Hussein Suale Killed
Top Ghana investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale killed. The act is signalling a dangerous twist to the fight against corruption in Ghana.
Journalist Who Exposed Ghana Soccer Corruption Shot Dead
An investigative journalist in Ghana who helped expose a high-ranking official at world soccer body FIFA as corrupt was shot dead by gunmen on a motorbike.
Making Democracy Work for All Ghanaians
CDD-Ghana recently released a recommendation assess how government and civil society can work to make its democracy more functional and inclusive.
UN General Assembly Pays Tribute To Former UN Chief Annan
After his burial last week, the international community and his family remembered the former UNSG Koffi Annan Friday at the 73rd UNGA as a man of peace dedicated to humanity.