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February 23, 2006

Local Good Governance

Training of Trainers Manual for Good Governance Advocates

KAS and the Tamale Ecclesiastical Provincial Pastoral Centre (TEPPCON) have developed a Training Manual to be used by Trainers across the Northern Sector of the country to train District and Municipal Assembly members on the procedures of the Assemblies, duties and responsibilities of the Assembly members, relationship between the Assembly members, their constituents and the Assemblies and how traditional authorities could best be integrated to advance development at the local level. more…

February 20, 2006

Liberia

KAS "Doc" Heinz Jockers teaches Democracy in Liberia

After more than 20 years of civil war, Liberia dares its first steps towards democracy. The German Heinz Jockers, Africa-expert since 35 years, has witnessed the presidential elections and teaches with his team members of Parliament and the Senat in democracy on behalf of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and the EU. Liberia ought to become a state where the constitution and laws are being respected again. A report by ZEIT's Christian Jungblut (© photo: Jungblut/ZEIT). more ...(German) more…

October 27, 2005

NEPAD & Culture

NCC: NEPAD must take account of culture of the people

The Chief Director of the National Commission on Culture, Mr. Kofi Asuman, has stated that for the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to succeed, its principles must take into account the culture and tradition of the people. He said the culture of the people brought to the fore their sense of ownership and that the beneficiary countries must ensure that the cultural values of the people became the basis for such development programmes. more…

September 10, 2005

Early warning systems

Dpty Minister: We’ll protect the Constitution

The Deputy Minister of the Interior, Captain Nkrabea Effah-Dartey (rtd.), has warned that any individual or group, which attempts to derail the country’s democratic process, will be dealt with according to Law. Capt. Effah-Dartey was speaking at the opening of a two-day workshop on the development of early warning systems to prevent full-blown internal conflicts in Akosombo on Thursday. The workshop was organised by the Ministry of the Interior and sponsored by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. more…

May 20, 2005

Culture and Development

National Conference on Culture and Education

The one-week conference aimed to create awareness of the importance of culture in formal education and to examine the implications of the nation's cultural policy for the teaching and practice of culture in schools and colleges. more…