Articles posted by Nana Yaw

0 comments Feb 072013

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 Dec 092012

Report by N.Y. Sarpong

The Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Dr. Kwadwo Afari Gyan, has declared President John Dramani Mahama, candidate of the incumbent National Democratic Congress (NDC), as President-elect of the Republic of Ghana.

Dr. Gyan announced the results at a press conference at the office of the Commission at Ridge in Accra some minutes ago, …

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Dest Report

Certified result

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Electoral Commission of Ghana has released the certified results of the Presidential Election on its Facebook page, some hours after meeting the Peace Council and representatives of political parties.

The certified results put President John Mahama at 5,574,761 representing 50.70 percent; Nana Addo’s 5,248,898 means47.74; and Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom gained 64,362 …

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0 comments Dec 092012

The December polls revealed many interesting scenes in Ghana. The Ghana Decides video team went around to capture the feeling at some of the 26000 polling centres around the country.

From the Odododiodio Constituency:

From the Ayawaso West Wougon Constituency

From Ngleshie Amanfro

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0 comments Dec 072012

We are still receiving pictures from polling stations. Here are some from the Odododiodio Constituency.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7-12-2012 Dalun  N/R

More suggestions are being put forward to help solve the problem whereby the biometric  validation machine is not recognising the fingerprints of some voters.  From  Dimbai in the Tolon constituency in the Northern Region, a Community Radio Station, Radio Simli reports that the people have discovered a simple do-it-yourself solution to the problem. …

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The election process in Takoradi (Airport Ridge, kwesimintsim and apremdo) electoral area have been peaceful with high turn-out. There is no queue in most places during the afternoon but people are beginning to gather at the polling station after 3:30pm for the counting.

Ghana Decides observed at one of the polling stations in Airport Ridge that …

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7-12-2012  Accra .

So far, the elections are generally going on smoothly throughout the country.

Interest in taking part in the elections is quite high according to observers and a cross section of voters

Some registered voters at Sakumono, a surburb of Accra started queuing as early as 11 o’clock last night in readiness for the voting to …

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0 comments Nov 292012

We all like to say we vote on issues; that the reason why we prefer one candidate over another is because we have understood his policies; and based on that have bought into his ideologies. We like to claim that our support for a certain party has nothing to do with sentimentalities but rather rationality. …

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