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Jerome Kuseh ( @readjerome  )

Writing what I wanted, when I wanted, was what blogging was to me. I guess that’s how I felt being a columnist in a magazine or newspaper would be like. Ghana Decides knocked that perception out of my head with a punch that would have made Azumah Nelson proud. On demand …

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YƐN BƆ BIOM

Feb 07 2013
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The writer, Efo Alonte Hunter, is a Geneticist and a Career Ghanaian. In this last post in his series, he rounds up on what has been a great election season in Ghana.

When we were kids, anytime we played football and you scored against the team in which the owner of the ball was part of …

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0 comments Jan 312013

From the Editor, Ghana Decides

The Freedom Arc: Freedom and Justice Ghana

Today marks, officially, the end of Ghana Decides as a project. We are still dusting off our backpacks and desks; we are using pure water to wash the terra-cotta sand off our eye-lids. The project was a long one-way trip for which we had …

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0 comments Jan 232013

Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

President John Mahama has appointed Regional Minister designates for six out of the ten regions. They are as follows:

1. Mr. Samuel Sarpong, Ashanti Region.

2. Hon. Eric Opoku, Brong Ahafo Region.

3. Mr. E. K. T. Addo, Central Region.

4. Hon. Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, Greater Accra Region.

5. Mr. Bede A. Ziedeng, …

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0 comments Jan 222013

Ghana Decides Desk Report.

The Supreme Court of Ghana granted the National Democratic Congress (NDC)  Joinder application seeking to join the election petition filed by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) by a 6 to 3 majority decision.

The nine-member panel, which was presided over by Justice William Atuguba, heard arguments by both sides last week.

Justices Julius …

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0 comments Jan 222013

Ghana Decides Desk Report. [Last updated Tuesday 22 January 2013. 3.10PM]

We are receiving reports from the Supreme Court indicating that Ghana Decides Team Member, Mawuli Tsikata, has had his iPad and accreditation seized by people suspected to be from the National Security and Ghana Police.

Mr. Tsikata is Ghana Decides accredited member to the Supreme Court, …

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0 comments Jan 222013

Written by Kwesi Baffoe Entsiful, Esq. Baffoe Entsiful, is a practising lawyer in Ghana.

The ongoing election legal tussle over the December 2012 general election between Nana Akuffo-Addo & 2 Others v.  John Dramani Mahama and Electoral Commission have all the potentials of being the biggest constitutional law case in Ghana probably dethroning the celebrated cases of …

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0 comments Jan 212013

Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

President John Mahama has issued another list of minister designates in a press statement released on Sunday, 20 January 2013. The list contained the following persons as ministerial nominees.

1. Dr Henry Seidu Daannaa, Ministry of Chieftaincy and Traditional Affairs

2. Mr Kwesi Awhoi, Ministry of Interior

3. Hon. Mark Woyongo, Ministry …

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0 comments Jan 192013

Parliament’s Appointment Committee has fixed January 24 and 25 to vet six persons, who have been nominated by President John Dramani Mahama, for ministerial appointments.

The nominees are Mr Seth Terkper (Finance and Economic Planning), Ms Hanna Tetteh (Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration), Alhaji Collins Dauda (Water Resources, Works and Housing) and Clement Kofi Humado (Agriculture).

The …

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0 comments Jan 192013

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The Tamale High court, presided over by Justice Lawrence Mensah, has thrown out a writ of summons brought against Mr. Alhassan Dahamani and the Electoral Commission, seeking to disqualify his candidature for the Tamale North seat.

The court, subsequently ordered the plaintiff, Alhaji Abukari Sumani, to pay GHc500.00 to the defendant as …

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