Pharmacist and CDD-Ghana Fellow, Kwame Sarpong Asiedu, has quizzed whether Fitch were deliberately targeting Ghana too during John Dramani Mahama's regime as president. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Saturday, 24th September 2022, he wrote; "Sometimes you hear and read stuff and ask yourself how dumb people think we are.
The recent circulating news that has unexpectedly raised massive concerns amongst Ghanaians aside putting the supporters of the largest opposition party (NDC) in a serious dilemma was when a new online poll by a renowned organization finally popped up. According to a recent survey by CDD-Ghana Afro Barometer survey, the NDC’s John Mahama was slightly ahead of the incumbent President, Akufo Addo over who Ghanaians would vote for if an election was held today.
Many at times people are of the view that many pharmacies in Ghana rake in more than 100% profit and that they are cheating Ghanaians. A recent course of concern is the surge in prices of medicines as the cedi fall "down flat" to the dollar.
Another outspoken television journalist who is ever ready to spill out any negative occurrence in the ruling New Patriotic party, is Kwaku Annan, who is Kennedy Agyapong's own bred boy. After boldly telling the president of the republic, president Akufo Addo to accept the CDD Ghana report concerning the performance of his government, he has also openly exposed one Mr Prince Hardy Adams who is the NPP parliamentary candidate for Gushiegu in the northern region.
The image of Ghana, may have been soiled internationally, as the national discourse and seeming debate over the need to pay wives of the President and Vice President, have already caught the attention of major international media organizations. This came to light, when Professor H Kwasi Prempeh, the Executive Director of Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), in a Facebook post, had shared the story, with a link of the story, covered by the renowned UK-based, "The Times," which had shared the story, with the news headline, "Fury in Ghana over first lady’s £2,500-a-month salary"
Pharmacist and CDD-Ghana Fellow, Kwame Sarpong Asiedu, has shared a gloomy picture of Ghana in the round 9 Afrobarometer report. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Wednesday, 13th July 2022, he shared the report. According to the report, Eight out of ten Ghanaians surveyed for Afrobarometer Round 9 said Ghana is moving in the wrong direction.
Ghana May Be In Trouble, As Leading CSO Boss, Says This About This Key Organ of Government in Ghana.
Prof. H Kwasi Prempeh is the Executive Director of CDD Ghana, a leading CSO in the country. The Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) is an independent, not-for-profit research and advocacy think tank, working to advance democracy, good governance, and inclusive economic growth.
In August 2021, CDD-Ghana conveyed prepared neighborhood volunteers to some chose line areas across Ghana to screen and give an account of issues identified with line security. The discoveries introduced in this report cover local area checking and perceptions by the nearby volunteers from August 15 to September 30, 2021.
An Individual at the Ghana Community for Popularity based Improvement (CDD-Ghana), Dr John Osae Kwarpong says he is reluctant a piece in regards to the presentation of the Money Pastor being essential for crafted by the 8-part panel that is exploring the Money Clergyman. He hinted that he is reluctant on account of the point of reference it might set that, when, for example, there are no positions, promptly the Pastor for Business and Work Relations is called to address or when costs of food things are going up, the Agric Priest is immediately pulled for addressing.
As expected, the anti-LGBQI+ is expected to go through various phases in Parliament before it is eventually approved or rejected by the house (Parliament). The Constitutional, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament is the committee mandated to handle bills of this nature and it began the public hearing of memos as presented by the public today, November 11, 2021.
Pharmacist and CDD-Ghana Fellow, Kwame Sarpong Asiedu has challenged the Finance Minister to show Ghanaians where the remaining 13.5billion of the total COVID-19 funds that he did not account during his presentation is? Dr Aseidu noted that if you listen to the finance minister's presentation and analyse it, it is clear that he accounted for less than 50% of the Covid-19 funds.
Pharmacist and CDD-Ghana Fellow, Kwame Sarpong Asiedu has asked President Akufo-Addo to tell Ghanaians how many Municipal Chief and District Chief Executives he has fired because of galamsey. In a post shared on his official Facebook page on Tuesday, 4th October 2022, he wrote; President Akufo-Addo explains his failure away.
Director of Advocacy and Policy at CDD Ghana, Dr. Kojo Pumpuni Asante, has said that he faults the emoluments committee because he believes they could've done a better job at dealing with the payment of allowances to the spouses of the President and the Vice-president. Dr. Kojo Pumpuni Asante made this statement via zoom on 'THE BIG ISSUE' on CITI TV yesterday, 10th July 2021, when he gave his opinion on the payment of the spouses of the president and the Vice-president.
The latest Afrobarometer survey on Economy, public services, policy implementation and evaluation, and taxation has revealed that majority of Ghanaians believe the country is heading in the wrong direction. According to Senior Researcher at Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), Mr. Mohammed Awal Ghanaians were approached for their opinions on the progress and direction of the country based on the economy and their living conditions.
Afrobarometre survey by the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has revealed that the majority of Ghanaians are not happy with the work of the president, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo. 70% of Ghanaians disapprove or strongly disapprove of the performed duty of the President over the past 12 months, the survey found.
A co-founder of the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) Professor Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi, says the slash of the salaries of government appointees – ministers of state and their deputies, regional ministers, metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) and the heads of state-owned enterprises should have come earlier.
The findings of the latest research conducted by the Ghana Centre for Democratic Governance (CDD-Ghana) have revealed that to run for President in the country costs an estimated amount of $100 million. For Members of Parliament, one could spend around $693,000 amounting to GHS4 million.
The Ghana Police Service and the Office of the President are perceived to be Ghana’s most corrupt institutions. The most trusted institutions are the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF), religious leaders and traditional rulers. A survey conducted by an Afrobarometer study undertaken by the Ghana Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) indicated that the Police scored 65 per cent which placed it at the top of the table while the Presidency followed in second position with 55 per cent.The aim is to give the public a voice in policy making by providing high-quality public opinion data to policy makers, policy advocates, civil society organisations, academics, news media, donors and investors, as well as ordinary Africans.
In order to mobilize, organize, and harness the collective strength of civil society and other pro-democracy groups to protect and develop inclusive democracy in the West African area, the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) has established a transnational democracy solidarity network. The West Africa Democracy Solidarity Network (WADEMOS) was created in reaction to indications of a return to dictatorship and democratic backsliding in the area.
According to a survey conducted by the Centre for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana), the majority of Ghanaians oppose same-sex relationships. According to the survey, which was released in July 2021, while the majority of Ghanaians are tolerant of people of different ethnicities, only 7% are tolerant of people in same-sex relationships.