CDD-Ghana recently released a recommendation assess how government and civil society can work to make its democracy more functional and inclusive.
Ghana articles on Democracy Chronicles
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.
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.
Africa has lost one of its most prominent Democrats with the passing of Kofi Annan on August 18, 2018. Annan will be remembered as a man who fought for a fairer and more peaceful world.
Kofi Annan,one of the world’s most celebrated diplomats,a symbol of the United Nations who was the first black African SG of the world body, has died.
Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo’s pick dismays the main opposition party which called it an unsuitable choice.
International organisations want review of Right to Information Bill currently before parliament
Ghana has had seven peaceful presidential and parliamentary elections since its transition from military rule
Ghana is currently Africa’s most democratic country according to several indicators and therefore stands out as the ideal example that democracy is possible in Africa
A study in which we look at the level of democracy in four countries where the present incumbent has been in power for more than 15 years and four other countries where two or more Presidents succeeded in office in the last 15 years.
In comparing African countries, those with term limits for the position of the Chief Executive are more likely to have democratic advancements or to be more democratic than those in which there are no term limits.