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Kojo Asante, Shamima urge Ghanaian youth to care about Ghana

Dr. Kojo Asante, a Senior Research Fellow at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has charged the youth to exhibit a strong sense of leadership and work towards having a progressive and an all-inclusive country. Speaking to students during a Humanities Day Forum organized by the SOS-Hermann Gmeiner International College in Tema, Dr. Asante said it is dangerous for ...

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Ga South Assembly moves to improve District League Table score

In a bid to work towards attaining appreciable development levels in their district, representatives of Ga South District Assembly paid a working visit to the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) to seek further details on factors which accounted for their low ranking on the 2017 District League Table. In 2017, the Ga South District ranked 203th nationally with a ...

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Shama assembly commends CDD-Ghana’s ‘I am aware’ project

Chief Executive of the Shama District in the Western Region, Mr. Joseph Amoah, has commended the ‘I Am Aware’ project for engaging key stakeholders and providing useful information on the state of service delivery in Shama, which helped the Assembly during its planning and decision making processes. Lauding the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) for the initiative when he ...

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Amidu’s appointment rekindles hope for corruption fight – CDD

The Executive Director Center for the Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Professor Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi has said the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor has raised his belief in President Akufo Addo’s commitment to the fight against corruption. Speaking at a public discussion on the assessment of President Akufo Addo’s first year in office, the Executive Director of CDD Ghana ...

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Less talk, more action in corruption fight – CDD tells gov’t

The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has implored the Akufo-Addo government to ride on the current public support and take significant action on “pervasive corruption in Ghana.” In a statement marking International Anti-Corruption Day, the CDD urged President Nana Akufo-Addo “to take decisive and concrete action on the growing list corruption cases in the country.” This list includes allegations of ...

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Stop giving AMA, KMA, TMA common fund – CDD-Ghana

The Center for Democratic Development (CDD), has recommended to government the removal of some Metropolitan Assemblies from the list of recipients of the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF). According to CDD-Ghana, the likes of Accra Metropolitan Assembly, Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly and the Tema Metropolitan Assembly, must be taken off government subventions and made to depend on their internally generated resources. ...

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CDD-Ghana trains 22 volunteers for ‘I Am Aware’ project

With the aim of enhancing social accountability and advocacy to improve public services at the local level, the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has organized a training programme for 22 volunteers of the ‘I Am Aware’ (IAA) project. The volunteers were drawn from the Greater Accra, Volta and Eastern Regions. The programme was organized to sensitize the volunteers on ...

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Delta Force 13 verdict very disappointing – CDD-Ghana

The Center for Democratic Development (CDD), has expressed disappointment at the sentence handed against 13 members of the New Patriotic Party (NPP)-affiliated Delta Force Vigilante group, found to have manhandled the Ashanti Regional Coordinator earlier this year. According to the Center, the GH¢1,800 per head fine imposed as sentence on each of the accused persons, was a ‘slap-on-the-wrist’ and may go to ...

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Neglect of mining communities promoting galamsey – CDD

A research fellow at the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Kojo Asante, has observed that illegal mining has become a norm in recent times because societies are aggrieved that a chunk of revenue generated from natural resources within their respective locations go to the central government. It has been said that, areas where natural resources are extracted are mostly deprived ...

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CDD backs Citi FM’s #StopGalamseyNow campaign

The Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), has thrown its support behind Citi FM’s campaign to compel government to end illegal mining activities, popularly known as galamsey in the country. Citi FM on Monday launched a campaign against the galamsey menace. Dubbed #StopGalamseyNow, the campaign calls on government to undertake five steps to clamp down on the menace which is destroying the ...

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