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“In Ghana, we talk, not fight”- Supreme court battle reveals strength of democracy in Ghana

by Jocelyn Edwards It’s just before noon in Accra, Ghana, and people are starting to filter into restaurants and cafes for lunch. But..

May 21, 2013 with 0 Comments

A look inside Radio Democracy

For much of the past month I have been working with journalists at The Society for Radio Democracy 98.1fm in Freetown. Most people here..

April 17, 2013 with 0 Comments

Political Experts Debate Need for “African Spring”

A panel of experts on African politics squared off with students, teachers, civil servants, activists and politicians in a debate hosted by..

January 30, 2012 with 0 Comments

Political Experts Debate Need for "African Spring"

A panel of experts on African politics squared off with students, teachers, civil servants, activists and politicians in a debate hosted by..

January 30, 2012 with 0 Comments

Malawi’s Vice President speaks out about protests

Seated on the porch of her state residence in Blantyre, Malawi’s first female Vice President, Joyce  Banda, wraps a thick, white shawl..

August 30, 2011 with 0 Comments

Malawi: reverting back to dictatorial roots?

I arrived in Malawi three weeks ago – just in time to see ‘the warm heart of Africa’ break into chaos. Violent protests swept..

August 3, 2011 with 0 Comments

Gadhafi fever hits northern Ghana

Anti-western anger over NATO strikes in Libya has crossed the Sahara and sparked protests in northern Ghana. Hundreds of people marched in..

May 25, 2011 with 0 Comments

Postcard from Malawi: Making your vote count

May 24, 2011 with 0 Comments

“Farting law” causing stink, while democratic crisis hits Malawi

Malawi is starting to look more like it did during the days of dictatorship-rule, say human rights activists in the country. While recent..

February 28, 2011 with 0 Comments
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