Posts Tagged 'politics'
Tags: congolese united for change, DR Congo, joseph Kabila, kinshasa, politics
Tags: africa, AU, ethiopia, federal government, libya, Malawi, needs, politics, tanzania, union government, wants
Some eight years back, I was thought in senior secondary school that in life there are needs and wants. I never understood this simple life guiding theory until I started working and began taking care of myself. Suddenly, all my useless lavish spending halted and naturally developed the art of savings.
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Tags: atta-mills, democracy, elections, ghana, kufuor, NDC, NPP, politics, rawlings, swearing-in ceremony, west africa
This short video captures the mood of Ghanaians after the swearing-in of new president John Evans Atta-Mills and what they expect from him.
Video credit: AfricaNews
Tags: africa, akufo-addo, atta-mills, Ban Ki-Moon, congratulation, ghana, kenya, kufuor, NDC, Nigeria, NPP, politics, transition government, UN, west africa, world leaders
Scores of congratulatory messages are being sent to Ghanaians and the new president-elect Professor John Atta-Mills for a generally free and fair election. UN, Canada, Kenya and Nigeria are the latest to give thumbs up to the West African country.
Tags: africa, akufo-addo, atta-mills, conflict, corruption, court, elections, ghana, injunction, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, NDC, NPP, politicians, politics, polls, power, run-off, Tain, west africa
…and absolute power corrupts absolutely – John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton (1834–1902). Ghana is on the verge of plunging into another Kenya, Zimbabwe and Ivory Coast if power-drunk politicians and anti-democrats fail to bury their greedy personal interest. Continue reading ‘Power corrupts…’
Tags: africa, atta-mills, election-results, electionghana, ghana, NDC, NPP, opposition NDC, politics, results, run-off-ghana, west africa
The Electoral Commission of Ghana has declared the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) winners of 229 out of the 230 constituencies in Ghana’s presidential run-off. Its candidate Prof. Atta-Mills obtained 4,501,466 representing 50.13% while the ruling NPP had 4,478,411 (49.87%).
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Tags: africa, elections, ghana, kenya, peace, politics, results, west africa
Ghana seems to have turned death ears on what happened in Kenya. Already tension is growing around some parts of the West African country as results of the Sunday presidential run-off delays. Supporters of the opposition NDC have besieged the offices of the Electoral Commission demanding the early release of the results. I am posting Judy Kibinge’s short film, “Coming of Age,” which captures events leading to the post-election violence in Kenya recently. Ghana are we listening???