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Vladimir Antwi-Danso

is dean and director of academic affairs at the Ghana Armed Forces Command & Staff College (GAFCSC) in Accra.  

All articles of Vladimir Antwi-Danso

Russia and China

BRICS-members are not coordinating their West-Africa strategies

Ghanaian scholar assesses Russia’s role in ECOWAS and speaks of new scramble for Africa

West Africa

Western governments’ double standards hurt their reputation in West Africa

Ghanaian scholar assesses the outlook for democratic governance and economic integration in the ECOWAS context

Military security

Moscow tries to counter western interests wherever it can

West Africa scholar explains why global trends are giving rise to “systemic coups” in his world region


An unconvincing choice

Why Ellen Johnson Sirleaf should not be awarded the Mo Ibrahim Prize

Democratic governance

A mixed bag

ECOWAS is setting an example in terms of democratic governance, but challenges persist, according to Ghanaian scholar


Nice try

A few changes might make the Mo Ibrahim prize more effective


“It’s a game”

Ghanaian scholar says aid has promoted growth in his country, but not institution building


The menace of Boko Haram

Boko Haram’s deadly terrorism and deficient governance in Nigeria


Salt in an open sore

The world is turning away as Côte d’Ivoire slides into civil war


Reconstruct African governance

Gbagbo must not be allowed to prevail, but Cote d'Ivoire’s crisis is about more than only big-man politics

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