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Unemployment won’t end soon – CDD fellow

A senior research fellow at the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Dr. Kojo Asante, has warned the youth that unemployment will not end “anytime soon” hence the need to work towards a society which can take care of them. He has therefore charged the youth to exhibit a strong …

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Ga South moves to improve scores on District League table

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 …

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Ghanaians say no to mob “justice”, vigilantism – CDD survey

File photo Ghanaians are overwhelmingly opposed to mob “justice” and political-party vigilantism, the latest  Afrobaromter/Center for Democratic Development (CDD) survey has said. The survey which interviewed 2,400 adult Ghanaians between 9 and 25th September 2017 said: “They [Ghanaians] want the police to handle suspected criminals and the courts to prosecute …

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H. Kwasi Prempeh heads CDD

The Board of Directors of Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has announced Professor Henry Kwasi Prempeh as the new Executive Director of the Center. Professor Prempeh’s appointment, which takes effect from February 1, 2018, follows the retirement of the Center’s founding Executive Director, Professor E. Gyimah-Boadi. A legal scholar …

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Akufo-Addo has delivered – ISSER fellow

A fellow at the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Dr Charles Ackah has extolled the government’s management of the economy. According to him, the economy has made significant gains under president Akufo-Addo in comparison with his predecessors. “The overall assessment of the Akufo-Addo government from the macro-economic …

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Special Prosecutor must deal with NPP corruption – CDD

The Head of Research and Programme at the Center for Democratic Governance (CDD) Paul Abrampah has charged the yet-to-be-established office of the Special Prosecutor not to focus only on cases of corruption recorded in the erstwhile Mahama administration. Earlier this month, President Akufo-Addo signed into law the bill establishing the …

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4th Republic @25: Public corruption must end – CDD

The Center for Democratic Development (CDD) Ghana has lambasted successive governments for failing to address “the well-known gaps and deficiencies” in the 1992 Constitution after over two decades of democratic dispensation. Also, the Center chastised the political elite for gloating over unbridled public corruption calling for its immediate end. In …

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Ghanaians believe Akufo-Addo is fighting corruption – Report

An Afrobarometer survey has revealed that there is a rise in public perception that the Akufo-Addo led administration is committed to the fight against corruption. The Round 7 report presented by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) Tuesday also revealed that 64% of Ghanaians want the government to name, shame and …

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Inaction on corruption frustrating – CSOs to Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

The Coalition of Civil Society Organisations has said Ghanaians are worried over President Akufo-Addo’s inability to act decisively on cases of corruption that hit his government since assuming office. “…There is considerable public frustration,” said Prof Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi, the Executive Director of the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD) Wednesday …

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Commissioners must ceasefire – CDD – Starr Fm

A member of the governing board of the Center for Democratic Development (CDD) Prof. Baffour Agyemang-Duah has urged the warring parties at the Electoral Commission to exercise restraint. “It is time the Commissioners ceasefire,” he stated Tuesday July 25, 2017 on Morning Starr with Francis Abban. The country’s electoral …

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