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Ghana's Fourth Republic has been the best the country's had. But it could be better

By Clement Sefa-Nyarko, PhD Candidate in History, La Trobe University
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Ghana has had four constitutional republics since independence. However, only the Fourth Republic – 1992 to the present – has remained relatively stable. This is partly due to the fact that its institutional arrangements are different to earlier more turbulent efforts.

Ghana is recognised as one of Africa’s model democracies partly because its constitutional arrangement appears robust and open to revision. It nurtures competitive politics and has dispute resolution mechanisms.

Across different countries and over time in Africa, various…The Conversation


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