Posts tagged "NPP"

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 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 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 162013

Written by Roxanne Scott

Supreme Court of Ghana

In response to the New Patriotic Party’s petition that is contesting the declaration of President Mahama as winner of the 2012 presidential elections, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) filed a motion for joinder.

The NDC has filed the joinder on the basis that it was an interested party in …

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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 Dec 112012

Vote counting is a major feature in Ghana’s elections.

The writer, Nii K Bentsi-Enchill, is Editor of GhanaNsem, website on development and culture.

1. I meant 25 thoughts. Uncertified.

2. NDC won my scientific campaign song/video competition — one excellent one with a charming girl holding down the main vocals in front of maybe 50 dancing schoolchildren and a …

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0 comments Dec 112012

Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

Supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) all over the country have taken to the streets to celebrate the victory of their presidential candidate, John Dramani Mahama, in the 2012 general elections.

NDC faithful took to the streets clad in party colours with shouts of “e dey beee …

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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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