General News of Thursday, 8 November 2018Source: ghananewsagency.orgGhana gets its first Political Science AssociationMembers of the Ghana Political Science AssociationThe Department of Political Science of the University of Ghana (UG) Wednesday inaugurated the first ‘Ghana Political Science Association’ to enhance the political landscape and promote national socio-economic development through research. It is also to promote the conduct of research and discussions of political issues to enrich policymaking. Emeritus Professor Kwame A. Ninsin of the Department of Political Science, addressing the theme, “Political Science Research and the Quest for Ghana’s Democratic Development”, said the poor had little or no value for democratic rights. We need to work towards protecting our democracy because that is the only way to mobilise resources for national development,” he said. Prof Joseph Atsu Aryee, of the Department of Political Science, who Chaired the ceremony, said in the quest for development, foreign aid bodies dictated to Africa and influenced its policies and developmental content.
Source: GhanaWeb November 08, 2018 19:07 UTC