POSTS BY Kwaku Agyeman-Budu

COVID-19, Constitutionalism and Emergencies under Ghana’s 1992 Fourth Republican Constitution

Ghana has adopted several measures in tackling the COVID-19 global pandemic, chief among them being the enactment of new legislation to tackle the issue, and the exercise of powers under pre-existing legislation. A formal state of emergency has not been declared in the wake of the pandemic, leading to debates, for instance regarding the impact of the current situation on the 2020 elections.

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