Ghana Elections
Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Algeria, speaks at the Geneva II conference on Syria in Montreux on January 22, 2014.  By Jean-Marc Ferre (UN PHOTO/AFP)

Algeria Election 'to Have International Monitors'

Sunday, March 09, 2014 Algiers AFP - International organisations and experts are to send observers to monitor the April 17 presidential election in Algeria, Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra said Sunday.Along with the Arab League mission which includes 110 observers, the African Union has decided to deploy 200 obser ...
An Egyptian woman shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote at a polling station during the second day of voting on a new constitution on January 15, 2014 in the northern port city of Alexandria.  By  (AFP/File)

Egypt to announce results of constitutional referendum

Saturday, January 18, 2014 Cairo AFP - Egyptian authorities are to announce Saturday the results of a constitutional referendum that the interim government has hailed as a ringing endorsement of the armys ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.Initial tallies suggest the referendum held on Tuesday and Wednesday pas ...

An Egyptian street vendor sells the country's national flag and masks of Egypt's Defence Minister General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi outside a polling station on January 15, 2014 in the southern Cairo Giza district.  By Khaled Desouki (AFP)

Egypt votes in referendum seen as key for army chief election bid

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Cairo AFP - Voting proceeded smoothly Wednesday in a referendum on a new Egyptian constitution after clashes killed nine people on day one, with turnout seen as key to a likely presidential bid by the army chief.There is little question the two-day vote will pass the new charter, which the mil ...
An Egyptian woman waves a national flag as she queues outside a polling centre to vote on a new constitution on January 14, 2014 in Mounira, a district of Cairo.  By Vriginie Nguyen Hoang (AFP)

Egypt votes on constitution as violence highlights divide

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 Cairo AFP - Egyptians queued to vote on a new constitution Tuesday amid high security, in a referendum likely to launch a presidential bid by the army chief who overthrew Islamist president Mohamed Morsi.An Islamist coalition led by the former presidents Muslim Brotherhood had called for a bo ...

Manhyia Palace denies bribery allegation

Thursday, September 12, 2013 The Manhyia Palace has categorically denied media reports that the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, facilitated alleged bribery of some justices of the Supreme Court to rule in favour of President John Dramani Mahama in the presidential election petition.Describing the reports as a move to ma ...

de Klerk proposes independent body for reforms

Thursday, September 12, 2013 A former South African President, Mr Frederik Willem de Klerk, has underscored the need for the institution of a commission made up of independent, widely respected and experienced individuals to oversee Ghanas proposed electoral reforms.He observed that although the Electoral Commission EC ...
Kweku Baako Jnr

Justice Dotse's Written Judgement Is 'A Telling Indictment' On Afari-Gyan

Thursday, September 12, 2013 .so far as I am concerned, Dr Afari Gyan has cut a very poor figure of himselfthe much acclaimed competent election administrator both nationally and internationally has evaporated into thin air once his portfolio has come under the close scrutiny of the court, said Justice Jones Dotse, one ...

Tsatsu Tsikata

Sanction Tstatsu For His Comments – Minority To GBA

Thursday, September 12, 2013 The Minority Caucus in Parliament is calling on the Ghana Bar Association GBA to sanction the lead counsel for the National Democratic Congress NDC in the election petition, Tsatsu Tsikata for his attack on Justice Anim Yeboah after the supreme judgment on the election petition case. Addres ...
Dr K. Afari Gyan

Calls For Afari-Gyan To Resign: It’s Unfortunate And Disgraceful

Wednesday, September 11, 2013 The New twist that has emerged after the ruling of the Supreme Court SC on the election petition case are calls for Dr Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, Chairman of the Electoral Commission EC to resign.Alliance For Accountable Governance AFAG and other political kingpins are of the view that if new elec ...

EC Replies Justice Dotse

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 Ghanas Electoral Commission has rebuffed Supreme Court Judge, Justice Jones Dotses critique of its Chairman, Dr. Kwadwo Afari-Gyan, as having withered his credibility through his poor handling of the 2012 elections.So far as I am concerned, Dr. Afari-Gyan has cut a very poor figure of himself ...

Document: Read written judgements on Election Petition

Friday, September 06, 2013 The much awaited written judgements of all nine justices who sat in the matter of a petition challenging the validity of the election of John Dramani Mahama as President of the Republic of Ghana pursuant to the Presidential Election held on 7th and 8th December, 2012, has been released.The compl ...
Gabby Otchere Darko

I won't retract my comments on Supreme Court judgment – Gabby

Thursday, September 05, 2013 The Executive Director for the Danquah Institute, Gabby Otchere Darko has said he will not retract his comments describing the Supreme Courts judgment on the election petition case as corrupt since it was not a statement of criticism.According to him, if criticizing a judgment undermines the ...

Don't be influenced - AG tells prosecutors

Thursday, September 05, 2013 The Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Mrs Marietta Appiah-Oppong, has urged state prosecutors and investigators not to allow themselves to be influenced by politicians, family and friends in the discharge of their duties.She also advised them not to seek financial gain, especially when ...
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