Five things to change Africa – what can we get right in this coming decade?

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Five things to change Africa – what can we get right in this coming decade? Africa Economic Independence – Independent Africa took a long time in the making: from the late 1950s when Ghana became independent right up to the last decade when new countries like Southern Sudan have emerged.  There was hope for the […]

From Gold Coast To Ghana – A country at a crossroads 58 years after independence

http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/gold-coast-ghana From Gold Coast To Ghana A country at a crossroads 58 years after independence Written by Ade Sawyerr 06/03/2015 08:58 AM OUT AND PROUD: Ghanaians take to the streets of the capital Accra to celebrate 50 years of independence THE PORTUGUESE, Swedes, Danes, Dutch, German and British at one time or the other had […]

The origin and case for preventive detention under Nkrumah

  The case for preventive detention under Nkrumah Posted on January 4, 2013by ekownelson Ekow Nelson and Dr. Michael Gyamerah August 2010; Updated June 2018 For all the criticism of Nkrumah from much of the Western press and the opposition in Ghana, he did not kill any political opponents; neither did he massacre groups of people opposed […]

Politically motivated trials are bad for democracy

Feature Article of Sunday, 31 March 2002 Politically motivated trials are bad for democracy   NEW. Watch live television from Ghana plus the latest Ghanaian movies plus OBE TV. Several issues arise out of the Tsatsu Tsikata’s challenge on the constitutionality of the Fast Track Court that have implications for the course of justice in Ghana. […]

Is this the promised re- awakening of the CPP?

Feature Article http://adesawyerr.wordpress.com Is this the promised re- awakening of the CPP? By: Sawyerr, Ade, (2007-10-01) A few years ago there was a lot of talk about the demise of the CPP; that it was dying a slow death and that it had become irrelevant for the country and its people. One argument rehearsed is […]

Who makes the news in a democracy?

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News – Accra Daily Mail Who makes the news? Is it the government, the opposition or the press? Posted: Monday, August 04, 2003 – Ade Sawyerr Ade Sawyerr takes on the government, the opposition and has some good words for the media The role of the media in an emerging democracy has been topical in […]

Politically motivated trials are bad for democracy

Feature Article of Sunday, 31 March 2002 Politically motivated trials are bad for democracy   NEW. Watch live television from Ghana plus the latest Ghanaian movies plus OBE TV. Several issues arise out of the Tsatsu Tsikata’s challenge on the constitutionality of the Fast Track Court that have implications for the course of justice in Ghana. […]