Posts tagged "President Mahama"

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 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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1 comment Jan 112013

Ghana Decides Desk Report

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

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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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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 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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1 comment Dec 092012

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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 Nov 292012

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The eight presidential candidates for the 2012 election have signed a peace pledge to express their commitment to ensuring a peaceful election. The pledge was signed at an event organised by the National Peace Council, the Manhyia Palace and the Institute for Democratic Governance (IDEG) at the Great Hall of the Kwame …

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1 comment Nov 282012

Report by Abu Mubarik, for Ghana Decides

New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and President John Dramani Mahama hop-scotched across the country in a bid to push further their education policy to the electorate after a short break to participate in the funeral rites of the late former vice president of the republic, Alhaji …

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0 comments Nov 242012

The final IEA Debate was always going to be a big deal. Even before the day arrived, Mr Ayariga had already began to steal the show. On one of the popular radio stations, he said he would not be at the debate, which at that time was scheduled for Tuesday, 20 November. His reasons being …

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0 comments Nov 232012

Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides.

The Institute of Economic Affairs held it’s final presidential debate for 2012 on Wednesday, 21 November, 2012 at the State Banquet hall in Accra.

The event, which was originally scheduled for the 20th was moved a day forward in order to allow the five days of mourning declared by President …

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