Elections to Watch, Past and Present

[AfricaFocus] Ghana, Gambia, and Gabon are all small African countries with names beginning with the letter “G,” which held presidential elections in 2016. But neither the electoral landscapes nor the electoral outcomes can fruitfully be analyzed witho…

[AfricaFocus] Ghana, Gambia, and Gabon are all small African countries with names beginning with the letter "G," which held presidential elections in 2016. But neither the electoral landscapes nor the electoral outcomes can fruitfully be analyzed without giving greater weight to the contrasts than to the similarities. The same applies to the even wider set of 14 African countries with presidential elections last year, or the 8 so far scheduled to hold elections in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Jammeh Suffers Major Setback

[Premium Times] The move by outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to stop the inauguration of the President-elect Adama Barrow suffered a major setback on Monday as the country’s Supreme Court refused to hear the application.

[Premium Times] The move by outgoing Gambian President Yahya Jammeh to stop the inauguration of the President-elect Adama Barrow suffered a major setback on Monday as the country's Supreme Court refused to hear the application.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Assembly Blows Ghȼ72,000 On Security Men Who Work for Themselves

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Odumase -The Managing Director of SG-Lodge Hotel, located at Odumase-Krobo in the Eastern region, Mr. Sas George, has exposed massive corruption at the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Odumase -The Managing Director of SG-Lodge Hotel, located at Odumase-Krobo in the Eastern region, Mr. Sas George, has exposed massive corruption at the Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

What Becomes of the Nkrumaist Tradition?

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The name Convention People’s Party (CPP) once stood as a giant in the African Continent. However, as there is always an ant in every giant, this once powerful political party is now seriously struggling to gain the attention of the…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The name Convention People's Party (CPP) once stood as a giant in the African Continent. However, as there is always an ant in every giant, this once powerful political party is now seriously struggling to gain the attention of the electorate.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

No Politics Please, This Is Asantehemaa’s Funeral

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -In order to de-politicise the burial rites of the fallen Queenmother of the Ashanti Kingdom, Nana Afia Kobi Ampem II, the Chief Linguist of the Asantehene has made a clarion call to politicians and their followers not to tu…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -In order to de-politicise the burial rites of the fallen Queenmother of the Ashanti Kingdom, Nana Afia Kobi Ampem II, the Chief Linguist of the Asantehene has made a clarion call to politicians and their followers not to turn the funeral into a political arena.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ghana Needs U.S.$34 Billion to Fix Housing Deficit – Estate Developer

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Chief Executive Officer of Danywise Estate and Construction, Mr Frank Aboagye Danyansah, has decried Ghana’s growing housing deficit, which he said would require $34 billion to address the shortfall.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Chief Executive Officer of Danywise Estate and Construction, Mr Frank Aboagye Danyansah, has decried Ghana's growing housing deficit, which he said would require $34 billion to address the shortfall.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

 KMA Engineer’s Office Refurbished

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -The office of the Engineer of the Kumasi Metropolitan Authority, near the Prempeh Assembly Hall at Asem, has undergone some beautification for the first time in many years.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Kumasi -The office of the Engineer of the Kumasi Metropolitan Authority, near the Prempeh Assembly Hall at Asem, has undergone some beautification for the first time in many years.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Kwadaso NPP Grateful to Nana Addo

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Kwadaso Constituency branch of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has expressed gratitude to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for nominating Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto as Minister for Food and Agriculture.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The Kwadaso Constituency branch of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) has expressed gratitude to the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for nominating Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto as Minister for Food and Agriculture.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana