Posts Tagged 'election'
Tags: afari-djan, agyekum, declaration, democrat, EC, election, ghana, kufuor, peace, results, Tain
President J.A Kufuor of Ghana has proven that he is a true democrat though not firm enough when he issued a statement on Friday to urge his ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to accept the final decision of the Electoral Commission (EC). He said any party that finds the EC’s declaration unsatisfactory could later resort to the courts for redress. His party has run to court to prevent the EC from declaring the result as well as going ahead to hold the last lap of election in the Tain district of Ghana’s Brong Ahafo region to determine the winner. Continue reading ‘Kufuor, A True Democrat’
Tags: africa, election, ghana, polls, voting, west africa
Voting came to a peaceful end in the much anticipated general elections in Ghana, West Africa on Sunday. A little over 12,000,000 eligible voters patiently joined long winding queues to elect a new president to take over from President Kufuor whose term has come to an end. 230 MPs would also be elected.
Tags: africa, CIA, crisis, economy, election, ghana, ghanaians, liberia, media, peace, politics, poll, refugees, rwanda, sierra leone, war, west africa, zimbabwe
Ghana– the beacon of democracy in Africa and an icon of peace for West Africa is heading for a crucial test this Sunday – 7th December 2008. Dozens of African countries have plunged into wild flames and catastrophic crisis due to this test. Ghana has served as a haven for refugees. She was home to over 40,000 Liberian refugees most of whom were children and women during their 14 years of useless civil conflict.
Continue reading ‘Election ’08: Why Ghana won’t burn’