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  • The Vocational Training Option for West Africa

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    This article was originally drafted by Audu Liberty Oseni and the Centre for Democracy and Development for the newsletter “West Africa Insight” as part of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Searchlight Process. For more Searchlight content on, please click here. Youth unemployment in West Africa has been attributed to low standard of education and training. Employers often lament […]

  • Death, Democracy and Incumbency in Africa

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      The death of Ghana’s President John Evans Atta Mills some weeks back presented a different test of how much Ghana’s democracy has matured. This West African nation ushered in democracy in 1992 and has since successfully held elections every four years. The way elections are conducted and the political […]

  • Ghana’s Olympic Debacle Calls For A Rethink

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    Ghana last won an Olympic medal in 1992 when its football team won bronze. Since then our results in football in the Olympics have not been impressive with the country missing the last two editions. The only other medals have been won in Boxing with the last in that field […]