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New Standing Orders to address Ghana’s dynamic and hybrid parliamentary democracy – Speaker

The Rt. Hon, Speaker of Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin, has stated that, the January, 2024 Standing Orders of Parliament offers an...
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Ghana’s Democracy Index down to 6.3, lowest in a decade

Ghana’s democracy has once again been described as flawed in the 2023 Democracy Index report by the Economic Intelligence Unit.
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Kwesi Aning: Balancing the ECOWAS tightrope: Between democracy and security

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has since its establishment in 1975 acted as a norm entrepreneur, with democracy promotion...

Monetisation of politics: A threat to democracy – NCCE Director

The Western North Regional Director of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), Awudu Dramani Sam, has described as dangerous, the situation...

I’m confident Ghanaians will reinforce our status as bastion of democracy – Akufo-Addo on...

President Akufo-Addo says he is confident Ghanaians, in the upcoming 2024 elections, will once again rise to the occasion and reinforce the...

Terrorists will soon hijack our democracy if… – Bernard Monarh

Former National Chairman of the People’s National Convention (PNC) and convener of AriseGhana, Bernard Monarh, has expressed alarming concerns about the excessive...

“Democreatives”: CDD-Ghana to promote democracy with creative arts

In its 25-year journey, the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has predominantly engaged with state institutions and actors in the promotion...
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Frimpong Boateng: The spiritual foundations of our democracy

I would have wished our system of governance would have been based on a traditional system that is part of us and...

Police secure injunction against Democracy Hub, two others

The Ghana Police Service (GPS) has secured an injunction at the High Court against a month-long planned demonstration by three group set for December.

Update on police injunction on Democracy hub, others

The hearing of an application filed by the Ghana Police Service to seek an injunction against a month-long planned demonstration by three group set for...

Media support key for democracy – Oppong Nkrumah

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has underscored the indispensable role of government’s media support programmes in bolstering democracy in the country. ...

NPP is happy, democracy has won – Nimako

The Director of Research and Elections of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Evans Nimako says the result of the just-ended presidential primaries...

UTAG suggests review of Constitution, cites challenges with democracy

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has made a clarion call for a thorough review of Ghana's 1992 Constitution, attributing the...

Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings questions the state of Ghana’s Democracy and Governance

The Member of Parliament for Klottey Korle constituency in the Greater Accra region, Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, has taken to social media to...

We have a ‘lootocracy’ in Ghana not democracy – Ablakwa

Member of Parliament for North Tongu constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa says Ghana is no longer functioning as a true democracy but has...

Let’s deepen democracy, good governance to attract investments — ECOWAS Bank

The ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) has called for a deepening of democracy and good governance in the West Africa...

Democracy in West Africa in danger – Akufo-Addo tells ECOWAS Parliament

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has charged members of the Parliament of ECOWAS to find solutions to the emerging re-militarisation of governance.
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Corrupt officials are like termites… eating the very foundation of our democracy – Torgbe...

The Agbogbomefia of Asogli State, Torgbe Afede XIV says corrupt officials are like termites at the woodwork eating the very foundations of our democracy.
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#OccupyJulorBi demo: This is not democracy – Barker-Vormawor speaks after arrest

#FixTheCountry Movement convener, Oliver Barker-Vormawor has questioned what democracy really is following his arrest for joining the #OccupyJulorbi demonstration.

Samson’s Take: Democracy in danger – stop the police now!  

Let’s be clear about this. A country that is in this broke state after an IMF bailout ought not entertain this conduct...
Gabon coup leaders name General Brice Oligui Nguema as new leader

Gabon coup: Military chief says suspension of democracy only ‘temporary’

Gabon’s new military leader has pledged to return the country to democracy, but has refused to provide timelines for fresh elections.

NPP is the beacon of hope and democracy in Africa – Andy Kwaku Ameyaw

The Nkawkaw chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Eastern Region has emphasized that the center-right ideological party plays a...
General Christopher Musa, CDS of Nigeria and Chairman of the ECOWAS Committee of CDSs, addressing the meeting. Picture: DELLA RUSSEL OCLOO

At Defence chiefs meeting on Niger: We mustn’t stifle democracy – Chairman of CDSs...

The Chairman of the ECOWAS Committee of Chiefs of Defence Staff (CDSs), General Christopher Musa, has said that democracy should not be...

Democracy @30: Parliament to hold fora in Takoradi, Cape Coast, Koforidua

As part of activities marking 30 years of uninterrupted Parliamentary Democracy under the Fourth Republican Constitution of Ghana, Parliament will host public...

Akufo-Addo’s inept govt, a big threat to Ghana’s democracy – Mahama

John Dramani Mahama, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has expressed his concern about the maladministration of the Akufo-Addo-Bawumia government,...

In a sound democracy, the opposition also wins bye-elections – Bentil

Senior Vice President of IMANI Africa, Kofi Bentil, has said that Ghana’s sound democracy made it possible for an opposition party to...
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Parliament to celebrate 30 years uninterrupted parliamentary democracy this year

Ghana’s Parliament will this year, 2023, mark thirty years of uninterrupted parliamentary democracy.  To commemorate the milestone, series of activities...

Ghana@66: Let’s recommit to ideals of democracy, freedom and justice – Speaker Bagbin

The Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin, has called on Ghanaians to recommit to the ideals of democracy which hinge on freedom and...

Censure motion has done some good to advance Ghana’s democracy – Ofori-Atta

The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, said the censure motion by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Caucus against him had done...

We’re running democracy not family dynasty; Ofori-Atta must go – Akufo-Addo told

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) doesn't belong to anybody or a group of persons. We have to protect it because we are...
Prominent pro-democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu, or Ko Jimmy (pictured here in 2012), was one of the four executed/ Photo credit: Reuters

Myanmar: Military executes four democracy activists including ex-MP

Four democracy activists have been executed by Myanmar's military in what is believed to be the first use of capital punishment in...

Buhari pledges free and fair elections as he delivers his last Democracy Day address...

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that this year’s Democracy Day speech is his last as President of Nigeria, adding that by this...

Democracy has been good for us – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo, says democracy, under the 4th Republic, has been good for Ghana, as it has banished the spectre of instability that...

Samson’s Take: Hijacked democracy, threat to the democracy

I have had cause to ask if Ghana was a failed State. This was when a regional minister...

SONA2022: Our democracy is worth fighting for – Akufo-Addo on coup statements

President Nana Akufo-Addo has called on Ghanaians to re-instill the spirit of patriotism and democracy the forefathers toiled for.

SONA: Protect Ghana’s democracy – Akufo-Addo to NDC, NPP

President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has urged the two major political parties in Ghana, the NDC and NPP to work together for...

Akufo-Addo assures of preserving Ghana’s democracy; condemns recent coup talks

President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured Ghanaians of his willingness to preserve the country’s democratic values, in the wake of recent coup mongering...
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Your coup comment is an attack on Ghana’s democracy – Oppong Nkrumah takes on...

Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has reacted to comments made by the Dean of Ghana School of Law, Legon, Professor Raymond Atuguba.
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Differ but don’t undermine our democracy – Govt to politians

Government has called on political actors to feel free to differ on national policies but refrain from undermining the country’s democracy.

E-levy: Minority’s tussle in Parliament was a fight for democracy – Mahama tells clergymen

Former President John Mahama has described the fistfight that erupted in parliament over a disagreement during the voting on the controversial Electronic...
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