Local Governance, Decentralisation and Anti-Corruption in Bangladesh and Nigeria

Research reports and studies | April 2018 Hamish Nixon and Alina Rocha Menocal, Nieves Zúñiga, Debapriya Bhattacharya, Syed Muhtasim Fuad, Idayat Hassan, Kelechi C. Iwuamadi, Umme Shefa Rezbana and Shamsudeen Yusuf Corruption is high on the agenda of national governments, international organisations, aid providers and civil society. At the same time, decentralisation has become a dominant policy reform across […]

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Will Ghana Follow Nigeria’s Example of Voting for Change?, By Idayat Hassan

The issues that will define the 2016 Ghana general election are the same problems that plagued Nigeria in the 2015 general election: unemployment, corruption, incessant power outages or lack of electricity, a dual tax burden on the working class, an increasing debt portfolio and dearth of infrastructural development. Ghana, West Africa’s poster child for democracy, […]

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