Rising threat to constitutionalism in Ghana under President Nana Akufo-Addo: Will...

Is Ghana’s constitutional democracy under threat? Kafui Tsekpo and Michael Abbey outline how President Akufo-Addo and his government are undermining the basics of Ghana’s...

‘An African Election’: Reflections on Ghana’s 2008 Elections

If you haven’t already seen ‘An Africa Election’, the documentary on the Ghanaian elections of 2008 in which the NDC opposition narrowly defeated the...

How AI is transforming Africa’s political landscape

The recent 2020 Government AI Readiness Index posits that, even though Africa is “relatively better prepared - compared to the 2019 index...

International Women’s Day: What is happening with Affirmative Action in Ghana?

International Women’s Day 2020 is upon us, and the African Union Gender Champion, Nana Akufo-Addo, is under increasing pressure to bring an Affirmative Action...

Ufahamu Africa: A great new podcast you need in your life

Two of our favourite academics in the whole world run a podcast that you need in your life. They have also used the podcast...

The Moral Economy of Elections in Africa – Talk Announcement

The impact of elections in Africa project featuring Professors Nic Cheeseman, Gabrielle Lynch and Justin Willis will launch its findings on Ghana, Kenya and Uganda...

What Next for Ghana After the President’s Death?

President John Evans Atta-Mills untimely death during a heated election campaign has thrown Ghanaian politics into a state of flux. Here Sarah Brierley, doctoral...

REJOINDER: Why democracy in Ghana is not under threat

Is there a rising threat to constitutionalism in Ghana? On 5 June 2019 Kafui Tsekpo and Michael Abbey argued in a piece that DiA...

Disappointing democrats: exploring the link between democratization and electoral turnover

In this article, Michael Wahman explores the links between electoral turnover and democratisation in countries where incumbents manipulate the electoral playing field to their...

Africa’s diaspora return…but who benefits?

Africa’s strong economic growth and business opportunities have attracted the attention of multinational companies and investors in recent years. With this has come a...