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.
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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.
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.
A National Peace and Reconciliation Commission. For a long time, this is what the people of Zimbabwe have been clamoring for in the hope that a convergence would provide the much-needed fillip for forgiveness and healing.
A group of anti-corruption institutions has asked President to tackle three major corruption scandals