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Alexander Lukashenko

General strike by Belarus opposition to up pressure on president

The democracy movement in Belarus has called for a general strike across the country on Monday to increase the pressure on authoritarian President Alexander...
Fake News

Fake news undermines democracy

The propagation of fake news undermines democracy, communication, and civilisation, Mr Nehemiah Attigah, Principal Lead, GhanaDecides, and Odekro, has said. "Fake news is a...
Nana Addo

President presents credentials to three new envoys

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented letters of credence to three newly appointed High Commissioners and Ambassadors at the Jubilee House, Accra. They were...

EC called to abolish the outrageous Presidential Candidates’ filing fees with immediate effect :...

Electoral Commission Must Abolish the Unconscionable Presidential Candidates’ Filing Fees with Immediate Effect Democracy should be the last thing to be left for highest...
Mr Seth Osei Acheampong

Politicians urged to support the country’s democracy

Mr Seth Osei Acheampong, the President of World Peace Volunteers, an NGO has called on Politicians to be more circumspect in their campaign...

Namibia condemns military coup d’etat in Mali

Namibia condemns the coup d'etat undertaken by elements of the military in Mali on Tuesday, the country's Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation said...

Monetization of democracy dangerous-Ntim Agyarko

Mr Seth Ntim Agyarko, Chairman and Founder of Sankofa Ghana Movement, a pressure group in Kumasi, has expressed concern about the use of...

‘Quality of parliamentary discussions will be hampered by exit of experienced legislators’

The massive loss of experienced legislators in the just-ended New Patriotic Party (NPP) primaries would negatively affect the quality of parliamentary discussions and laws...

Nigeria; Democracy and the lost Battles

If a prince bases the defence of his state on mercenaries he will never achieve stability or security. For mercenaries are disunited, thirsty for...
Ec E A A D F Cc E Dc

CVWGC calls on Parliament to reject EC’s proposal to safeguard Ghana’s democracy

The Coalition of Voters Without Ghana Card (CVWGC) has called on the Electoral Commission to revise its decision to use the Ghana Card and...

Support for media freedom in Ghana bounces back after drastic decline recorded in 2017...

According to Afrobarometer's recent survey data, popular support for media freedom in Ghana has increased sharply, bouncing back to the majority view after a...

ABANTU underscores urgent need for women’s full representation in local governance

ABANTU for Development has underscored the urgent need for women’s full representation and participation in local governance, in spite of the dismal outcome for...
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Hate Speech Coup, and Beer Parlor Gist in Nigeria

A coup is a curious thing. Those who make the coup never admit that they have made the coup. They claim that they are...
Buhari Frank

Democracy, Judiciary Bleeding Under Buhari- Timi Frank laments

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has reacted to the judgement of...

ECOWAS, AU, UN, Others Must Step Into The Political Situation In Benin – Dr...

The Chairman of the Alliance for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (ASDA), Dr Prosper Ladislas Agbesi, is calling on the leadership of the ECOWAS Sub-region...
Stephen Hammond Mp Secretly Meeting Isis Funder

A criminal conspiracy against the British democracy

British journal the New Statesman America in an article titled ‘The Rise And Fall of British Democracy’ said “If walls could talk, the structures...
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True Democracy Blooms on Active Engagement of the public

Mr. Johnson Opoku, the National Director of Programmes of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), has called for efforts by duty bearers to...

Ghana’s Internal Party Corruption is Serious Danger to Corruption

In the wake of President Akufo-Addo’s move to ban political party vigilantism by legislation, a respected founding member of the ruling New Patriotic Party...
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a keynote speech at the opening ceremony of the Boao Forum for Asia Annual Conference 2018 in Boao, south China's Hainan Province, April 10, 2018. (Xinhua/Li Xueren)

China Focus: A Walk into Chinese Democracy

On national TV, Ma Shanxiang tells people how to best solve quarrels with their neighbors, Tashi shares new developments of his Tibetan school, and...
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Corruption: The Biggest Enemy To Africa’s Development

The impact of corruption cannot be underestimated, as it continues to hamper the development and democracy of Africa, and as well as impedes the...
Protest against Obasanjo

Obasanjo is a demagogue, a threat to democracy – Group

The Federal Government has been called upon by the Coalition for Good Governance and Change Initiative, (COGGACI), to ensure the immediate arrest and prosecution...

VEReF to champion women & PWDs interests

Volta Educational Renaissance Foundation (VEReF), a governance and democracy-focused NGO, is leading other NGOs in the Region to implement gender mainstreaming and inclusive participation...

Tunisians worried over state of democracy

According to a new survey conducted by Afrobarometer, support for democracy is dwindling in Tunisia amid negative perceptions of economic conditions. The survey also reveals...

CDD-Ghana picks four scholars as its Democracy & Development Fellows

Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has selected four accomplished scholars and practitioners as its first Democracy and Development (D & D) Fellows. ...
sub-Saharan Africa

Africa’s development could be realised through good governance

Mr Charles Wiredu, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, has said good governance, peace, security, democracy and the rule of law...

Youth in Europe And African entreated to form partnerships

The Italian Prime Minister, Mr Paolo Gentiloni, has called for strong partnership between the youth of Europe and Africa. He said as one of the...

UK looking forward to building sound relationship with Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Monday held talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May at 10 Downing Street, to strengthen ties between Ghana...
Ghana Celebrates International Womens Day

Ghanaian Women’s Interest In Public Affairs Increase

Ghanaian women’s interest in public affairs and political discussion increased between 2012 and 2015, reversing a decade-long decline, a new analysis of Afrobarometer data...
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UN Secretary-General Commends Liberians on Successful Elections

The Secretary-General reiterates the continued support of the United Nations to the consolidation of peace and democracy in Liberia The Secretary-General welcomes the peaceful holding...

The Key Indicator of Growth and Stability is Democracy

The French Government has applauded Ghana for the strong progress it is making in democratic governance and pledged to stand with the nation every...