Posts tagged "Ghana Decides"

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 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 182013

Written by H. Kwesi Prempeh.

As with most things in Ghana in these democratic times, reaction to the decision of the NPP to contest the result and other aspects of the December 2012 elections in court is split along party lines: most NDC loyalists and sympathisers find the decision objectionable and unnecessary, while NPP loyalists and …

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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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1 comment Jan 112013

Ghana Decides Desk Report

The first list of Ministerial appointments made by President John Mahama has been presented to parliament.

President Mahama

The President earlier in the week appointed as his Chief of Staff, Mr. Prosper Douglas Kwesi Bani, Dr. Sulley Gariba was appointed to the newly created position of Senior Policy coordinator, Mr Roger Kwesi Angsomwine was named as new Secretary …

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