Posts tagged "Social Media"

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Report by Jerome Kuseh, for Ghana Decides

Ghanaians certainly have a way of determining their own elections.

Official campaigning was supposed to have ended after Wednesday, 5 December, 2012, however, someone must have forgotten to extend the enforcement of this ban to social media.

On Facebook especially, the official accounts of President John Mahama and Nana …

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Report from Ho, Volta region.

On International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD), VOICE GHANA joined thousands of persons with disabilities in Ghana to mark the event. The main theme for this year’s event globally is “Removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all”.

As Ghanaians will …

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Report by Abu Mubarik, for Ghana Decides

 

 

 

 

 

The General Secretary of the Ghana Journalist Association (GJA), Mr. Bright Blewu has lauded the introduction of social media describing it as a “wonderful thing in Africa” while adding that it is the right platform that compels leaders to sit up.

Mr. Blewu made these remarks when he granted an …

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Ghana Decides launched a campaign yesterday, 27 November 2012, to get the Ghanaian electorate to turn up massively at the polls to vote on 7 December.

The campaign, called Our Vote, Our Voice, is the latest in a series of successful campaigns since February 2012, which commenced with #iRegistered, Ghana Decides Tag and SpeakGhana.

The purpose …

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ENGAGEMENT AT KOBINAH ANDOHKROM, SHAMA DISTRICT AND SHAMA CONSTITUENCY WITH HON. ESSILIFIE

Date: 24 November 2012

Venue: Community Centre

The meeting began with a prayer by Christiana Agbordzi, the representative of the village in the Unit Committee of the Shama District Assembly, followed by an introduction by team members to the townspeople (ten women and two men) and …

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Report by Abu Mubarik, for Ghana Decides.

A tweetup on the Ghana Decides campaign project was held yesterday, 19 November, 2012, at Cafe Dez Amis (Afrikiko Resort Centre), Accra.

The event, which was moderated by Ghana Decides Twitter Team Lead, Kwabena Akuamoah-Boateng, saw in attendance Ghana Decides Team Leads and members, some foreign journalists, and members of the …

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Report by GhanaDecides.com

Ghana Decides in collaboration with Google Ghana will be holding a series of Google Plus Hangouts for Ghanaian women in politics.

Ghanaian women. Photo credit: Ghana Decides

The Hangouts are anticipated to draw participants from Civil Society Organisations, including ABANTU for Development, Ark Foundation, African Women Development Fund (AWDF), The Gender Centre and WILDAF; …

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Ghana Decides hosted Dr Abu Sakara Forster, the Presidential Candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), on a Google Plus Hangout on Sunday, November 4 2012.

The hangout, which was the first in a series by Ghana Decides, seeks to provide candidates in the 7 December polls a platform with sufficient time for the candidates to explain …

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0 comments Nov 052012

It is our elders who say, “ξmire dania, dani bi”. This is loosely translated as, “when times change, you also have to change”.

With the popularity of Social media, you are more likely to find today’s youth online than at a political rally. It seems our politicians have realised that and have joined the band wagon.

Dr. …

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Report by Delali Kumapley, for Ghana Decides.

A look at Twitter on the evening of the Presidential Debate organised by Institute of Economic Affairs shows what Ghanaians have been doing for so long in their rooms: their own debate mixed with witty comments, humour that can only be brewed by Ghanaians, and most importantly, their own …

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