Accusing the national Electoral Commission of presiding over a “fraudulent outcome” in the national elections on 7 December, John Mahama, ... presidential candidate for the centre-left National Democratic Congress (NDC), has pledged to take “all legitimate steps to reverse this travesty of justice.”
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, flagbearer for the New Patriotic Party, has taken a commanding lead in Ghana’s presidential elections winning ... key regions such as Ashanti, Eastern, Central and Western, according to the Electoral Commission’s provisional results seen by our correspondents in Accra.
Ghanaians will be heading to the polls on 7 December to elect their next president for a four-year term. Although 12 parties are competing, the ... electoral campaign has been polarised around two major ones: the NDC (National Democratic Congress) and the NPP (National Patriotic Party).
When Abidjan and Accra joined forces to create cocoa’s OPEC, also referred to as COPEC, they were looking to change the power balance in the ... cocoa sector. But the economic downturn had other plans.
As the economic and political situation in Lebanon sours, many Lebanese are on the move again, reminiscent of previous generations who headed ... to Africa to establish a new life. Here is a non-exhaustive list - in alphabetical order - of the many dynasties created by Lebanese entrepreneurs who have in turn contributed to the development of their host countries, primarily in West Africa.
Ghana has invented a special kind of political polarisation – as much personal as ideological – seen in the response to the demise of former ... leader Jerry John Rawlings on 12 November. Second only to founding President Kwame Nkrumah, Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings shaped the country’s trajectory. And as with Nkrumah, his legacy is highly contested.