Live from the Woods: How does Hussein-Suale’s murder help Ghana resolve contract killings?

The spate of contract killings in the country is rising by the day and very soon it would be common. The permanent threat to the peace Ghana enjoys would not come from activities of criminals but rather the incompetence in safeguarding it. Black’s (2000) defined contract killing as “a continuous sequence of interactions by one […]

Live from the Woods: DR Congo must reject power sharing calls

There are already suggestions for a power-sharing deal in the Democratic Republic of Congo after the controversial December 30 poll. But much as an inclusive government is seen as a post-election conflict management mechanism, it has only succeeded in producing a second-hand democracy in Africa. Since the start of multiparty democracy in Africa in the […]

FIFA thanks gov’t for support in Nyantakyi’s life ban

The Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) has expressed its appreciation to the government for its role in the investigation leading to the ex- GFA president’s life ban from all football-related activities. In a letter dated September 19, 2018, and addressed to Deputy Attorney-General, Godfred Dame, FIFA’s Independent Ethics Committee thanked the government for supporting […]