The Parliament of Ghana has finally passed the Right to Information Bill (RTI) that has been in the House for close to two decades. The lawmakers from the two dominating political parties – New Patriotic Party (NPP) and National Democratic Congress (NDC) – gave their blessing to the Bill on Tuesday after the Third Reading. […]
I think we are giving too much credit to the so-called revolutionary history of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) than it deserves. It is what it is – a mere political party and not a franchise of Boko Haram. The past few days witnessed an unsavoury debate in the media over which of the two […]
In the report released by the anti-corruption campaigner, Ghana scored 41 out of 100 points, improving its weak 2017 performance by one point.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]