It took the intervention of the international community to oust Jammeh from office.To be sure, Ghana is not the only country in Africa making considerable progress in democratic consolidation.
Challenges of consolidating democracy in ghana
It helped to unite the Alliance and to focus the movement as a whole on the challenge of defending our electoral victories.
Immediately after the Congress, the Alliance achieved a landslide victory for the ANC in the 2004 elections.
The decision of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) to go to court to contest the outcome of the elections is also examined.
Elections and democracy While elections may not be a foolproof mechanism for ensuring credible political representation, they remain a fundamental condition for democratic legitimacy.
Basically, every assertion about democratic consolidation is built on democracy.
That is democracy is a means to achieve democratic consolidation.Leaders of faith-based and civil society groups employed various peacemaking initiatives, including peace walks, songs, and sermons, to ensure successful elections by encouraging voters and other political actors to play according to the rules of the game.Although euphoria greeted the ultimately peaceful outcome of the votes, some assumptions underpinning the rosy picture of Ghana as an African “model” of democracy have remained open to question.What can be done between 20 to cement areas of success and address weaknesses? Defending our political gains and opening space in society and the Alliance for a working-class agenda. Systematic and rigorous implementation of an organisation-building programme so that COSATU has grown to four million members by the Tenth National Congress, with improved ability to serve our members, protects vulnerable workers and maintains unity and political coherence. Retention and creation of quality jobs based primarily on work around sector strategies.The Eighth Congress was a success, not only because it adopted the 2015 plan, but because it positioned COSATU in relation to the challenges of the time.Ghana after transiting to democratic rule in 1992 has successfully conducted six elections to the admiration of all at both local and international level.