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Access to information legislation as a means to achieve transparency in Ghanaian governance: Lessons from the Jamaican experience

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Kuunifaa,Cletus D. (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
Jun 2012
Published:
London, UK: Sage Publications
ISBN:
0340-0352
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Politics and government, Jamaica, Ghana, Corruption, Legislation, Freedom of information, Access to information
Notes:
Probes the anticipated implementation challenges of the freedom-of-information (FOI) law in Jamaica, and the lessons Ghana stands to learn to improve on its FOI bill, currently at a deliberative stage. The lack of transparency in government or the public sector as a result of lack of access to governmental or public information will be tackled in this study.