Posts tagged "Women"

0 comments Dec 062012

Report by Nana Adwoa Pinkra Anti, for Ghana Decides

Catherine Abelema Afeku is a female parliamentary candidate for Evalue Ajomoro-Gwira constituency contesting for a second term in parliament.

Catherine Abelema Afeku

She returned to serve her country with an MBA in Business Administration and over fourteen years of experience in Business, and expertise in management of resources. …

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0 comments Dec 062012

Accra, Dec. 4, GNA – Nana Akosua Frimpomaa Sarpong-Kumankumah, Vice Presidential Candidate of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), has launched a 24-hour peace helpline and a website to promote peace before, during and after the December 7th elections.

The help lines 0207495813 and 0207495577 aimed to promote peace and fight for the rights of Ghanaians, especially women in the country, …

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0 comments Dec 042012

Report by Nana Adwoa Pinkra Anti, for Ghana Decides.

Adwoa Asafo at a party rally. Photo credit: Daily Guide

Adwoa Safo is a lawyer and daughter of known industrialist and founder of Kristo Asafo Mission, Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo. She is Parliamentary for Dome-Kwabenya in the Greater Accra Region. Adwoa Safo made headlines in 2004 when …

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2 comments Nov 302012

Since the enactment of Ghana’s 1992 Constitution and the re-introduction of multi-party democracy, the country has maintained continuous progress towards sustaining and consolidating its democracy. The fourth Republic Constitution guarantees universal suffrage[1] and elections are held every four years to elect the President based on the 50 percent plus one threshold system. The electioneering process also …

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0 comments Nov 222012

Report by Roxanne Scott, for Ghana Decides.

Ghana Decides

The second edition of the Women and Politics Google Hangout series was held on Wednesday, 14 November 2012.  The Hangout, dubbed “Media and the Female Candidate” focused on visibility and perceptions of women candidates in the media. It was moderated by Ghana Decides Lead, Kinna Likimani.

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0 comments Nov 152012

Desk report, GhanaDecides.com

 

Ghana Decides will today, Thursday, 15 November 2012 hold a Google Plus Hangout from 2pm to 3pm to discuss issues surrounding Women Politicians and Media coverage, challenges and solutions.

The Hangout is expected to attract people from the media, including Bernard Avle, Shamima Muslim, Philip Ashon (all of Citi 97.3 FM); Anny Osabutey (Joy …

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0 comments Nov 142012

You’re in traffic and then you hear the incessant sound of someone’s hand pressed against a car horn. The driver has their car indicator lights flashing, and often you see someone who is, presumably a family member or friend, propping up a visibly ill person in the backseat. That’s the Ghanaian citizen’s response to the …

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2 comments Nov 132012

Report by Roxanne Scott, for Ghana Decides

Ghanaian women. Photo credit: Ghana Decides

Women and Politics, the first in a series of Google Hangouts by Ghana Decides and Google Ghana was held Wednesday, 8 November 2012. Organisations advocating women’s participation in politics engaged in the conversation. The organisations included  ABANTU for Development, The Gender Centre, African …

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0 comments Nov 082012

It is an undeniable fact that politics is expensive. Even thinking about getting into politics is expensive. The planning, strategizing, building the image of a politician; the campaigning, lobbying, the act of being a politician and even after you are out of public life is expensive. Men being less risk adverse are able to borrow …

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0 comments Nov 072012

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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