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August 18, 2011
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Women empowerment in Upper West

Successful development cooperation in northern Ghana

The traditional female leaders are not only playing an important role on the local level. In particular with the recent foundation of the Hala-Kuro/Pognamine Association of Upper West Region the women gained importance on the tans-national level. As representatives of the women in the community they are possessing [...] more…

July 27, 2011

Successful workshop on local governance and gold mining

The contribution of the local and traditional leaderships to development processes in northern Ghana is of major importance. Recent gold discoveries entailed new challenges on the region and the inhabitants. Being aware of the extend of devastation of the gold mining companies, the traditional leaders and the Upper West Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) established initial stages for solutions to limit the negative effects on the environment.

May 11, 2011
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Campaigning 2.0 in the region:

THE VIDEO: "KAS E-lection Bridge Africa" in Ghana

Top political communicators from Africa and Germany gathered in Accra for the first edition of "KAS E-lection Bridge Africa". The regional media programme has compiled a four-minute-video of this successful event - featuring lively impressions and original statements by the participants. Watch now!

May 6, 2011

Visit within the interactive program

Visit of the former German Federal President Prof. Horst Köhler in Accra

The former German Federal President, His Excellency Mr. Horst Köhler will be visiting Ghana from the 19th to the 21st of September 2011. He follows the invitation of the John A. Kufuor and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. On the 20th of September Prof. Köhler will launch the John A. Kufuor Foundation by giving a lecture on the topic “Walking the Tightrope: Balancing State, Market and Society” for diplomats, lecturers and students at the University of Ghana in Accra. more…

April 26, 2011

KAS E-lection Bridge Africa

New interview online: Political campaigning in Namibia

KAS Media Africa meeting Libolly L. Haifuku on location in Windhoek: In an exclusive interview, the Namibian strategist from opposition party RDP shares his views on traditional and modern campaigning in the latest edition of the website "KAS E-lection Bridge Africa", the platform for African and German experts. more…

April 7, 2011

Europe meets Africa

Mrs. Schnieber-Jastram, Member of the European Parliament has been on a visit in Ghana in March 2011. She participated on the event about the implications of the Social Market Economy on Ghana. more…

March 10, 2011

New! KAS Media Africa presents:

Welcome to the E-lection Bridge!

The digital two-way street is now open: Starting today, campaign experts from Germany and Africa will share their insights and ideas in exclusive online interviews for KAS Media Africa. The series debuts with prominent players from Berlin and Accra. more…

February 6, 2011


KAS Ghana Office met with partner organisations and the German Embassy on the 2nd of February, 2011. Each partner organisation was represented; Christian Mothers' Association, CIKOD, GUTA, National House of Chiefs, the NPP, Private Enterprise Foundation, TEPPCON, J. A. Kufuor Foundation on Leadership, Governance and Development and also the German Embassy for an interactive session gearing towards the enlightenment on the roles, duties and responsibilities of each partner organisation. more…

December 13, 2010

German MP meets former President Kufuor

The German MP Hon. Volkmar Klein met Mr. Kufuor on the 7th December. The MP was part of the German Delegation to Ghana. The purpose of the courtesy call was to reciprocate the former President's visit to the German Bundestag. Discussion was on issues of mutual interest especially Social Market Economy. The Member of Parliament also took the opportunity to wish the former President a happy 72nd birthday. Hon. Klein also visited Mr. Obetsebi-Lamptey, NPP Chairman to discuss further cooperation. more…

December 13, 2010


KAS Leadership wishes Mr. Kufuor well on his 72nd Birthday

The Deputy Secretary-General of the KAS, Prof. Dr. Beate Neuss met with H.E. John Agyekum Kufuor to wish him well and good health for his 72nd birthday. President Kufuor recounted how he was warmly welcomed to the KAS Headquarters during his recent visit. Prof. Dr. Neuss emphasised the need to deepen the co-operation to enjoy the mutual benefits of the support. She brought extra greetings from Prof. Dr. Horst Köhler, former German President, who is a special friend of former President Kufuor. more…