Posts tagged "2013"

0 comments Mar 052013

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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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 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 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 182013

Ghana Decides Desk Report

President Mahama

The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, has nominated seven more people as Ministers of State. This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Secretary to the President, Dr Raymond Atuguba. President Mahama had, on 11 January 2012, submitted the names of 12 other persons to parliament, as …

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0 comments Jan 102013

Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

In the first hearing of the much awaited application by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to join a suit filed by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) against the Electoral Commission (EC) and President John Mahama, the Supreme Court has adjourned hearing due to a protest by the NPP against …

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0 comments Jan 072013

Written by Roxanne Scott, GhanaDecides.

By 9:20 am most attendees have taken their seats while the crowd waited for Heads of States and other dignitaries to be seated. Attendees patiently waited with band music, inaudible announcements, and dance groups played in the background. It was a good opportunity to get some opinions. Here are what some …

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0 comments Jan 072013

Written by Roxanne Scott

I was warned to get to Independence Square as early as possible.  That warning served me well. And with  the Inauguration set to start at 10:00 am, by 8:00 am, seats were packed at the legendary Independence Square.

I arrived at the Independence Square about 6:45 am. With seating to be completed by …

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