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Confronting Political Vigilantism in Ghana [Policy Brief]

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On 9 April 2019, Ghana’s two main political parties – the ruling New Patriotic Party and the opposition National Democratic ...

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Why Do Young Ghanaian Adults Engage in Corruption?

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Results from a study by Dr Tankebe, Professor Karstedt (Griffith University) and Adu-Poku (University of Ghana) show that citizenly pride ...

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Dr Tankebe speaks to The Conversation Africa about political vigilantism Ghana

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The US has announced it is ready to support Ghana to deal with the issue of political vigilantism – a growing threat ...

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Are Murder and Robbery on the Increase in Ghana? Analysis of Police Crime Statistics

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In this research brief, Dr Tankebe and Dr Boakye analyse trends in violent crimes in Ghana between 2012 and 2018. ...

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What drives police violence in Ghana, and what can be done about it

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Student protests in Ghana resulted in the temporary closure of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. The cause: ...

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Ghanaians want death penalty expunged from justice system — Survey

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A survey conducted by the African Institute for Crime, Policy and Governance Research (AFRICPGR) has revealed that majority of Ghanaians ...

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African Institute for Crime, Policy and Governance Research Statement on Pronouncements by Hon. Speaker of Parliament on the Death Penalty

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1. The Africa Institute for Crime, Policy and Governance Research (Africpgr) has taken note of comments by the Speaker of ...

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Dr Daniel Marshall’s new book Privacy and Criminal Justice with Professor Terry Thomas has been published.

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Dr Daniel Marshall’s new book Privacy and Criminal Justice with Professor Terry Thomas has been published. With the advancement of ...

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Dr Tankebe: 2017 Dae Chang Lecturer at Michigan State University

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Dr Justice Tankebe (Lecturer at THE University of Cambridge, UK and Senior Fellow at the Africa Institute of Crime, Policy ...

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Dr Daniel Marshall gives invited talk at the School of Law, University of Leeds

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Dr Marshall, Associate at African Institute of Crime, Policy and Governance Research and Senior Lecturer in Criminal Justice at Liverpool ...

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Dr Thomas Akoensi speaks on public satisfaction with police at the European Society of Criminology conference, Cardiff (Wales)

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Ghanaians are less likely to be satisfied with the police when they take bribes from citizens. However, when the bribe ...

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Dr Justice Tankebe speaks on corruption at the European Society of Criminology conference, Cardiff (Wales)

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Dr Tankebe recently presented a paper at the 2017 European Society of Criminology conference at Cardiff in Wales. The paper, ...

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