Category Archives: Politics

Africa: Twelve Countries Rank in Top 75 on Anti-Corruption Index

Twelve African countries are ranked among the 75 least corrupt nations in the world, according to the 2012 index published Wednesday by Transparency International. Published annually, the Corruption Perceptions Index draws upon a range of data sources to determine how corrupt countries’ public sectors are perceived to be. On a scale from 100 (highly clean) Continue Reading...

Ghana: Voting Begins Across Polling Centres in Ghana to Choose a President and Members of Parliament

Voting has begun in the various polling stations throughout Ghana, to elect a president and 275 Members of Parliament. Queues started forming from the wee hours of the morning, indicating that that turnout is likely to be high. In all, voting will take place in 26,000 polling stations nationwide. Voting which began at 7am (7:00GMT), Continue Reading...

Women’s rights and the rule of law: education and implementation

Legislative victories are important in changing society to eradicate injustices like forced child marriage, but such change is delivered because of and not without daring, challenging, transformative processes of education and action whether led by state, religious, familiar or civic actors. Trusting women, and trusting ourselves, can often be a moment of defiance In her Continue Reading...
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