Posts Tagged ‘Ghana’

Ghana Postpones Funeral Of Jerry Rawlings

By Onwuka Gerald Ghana has postponed the funeral of its enigmatic ex-president Jerry Rawlings, explaining that the delay was due to unforeseen circumstances. Former President Rawlings, who died on November 12, aged 73, held command for two decades, first as a military ruler and later as elected president of the country. His funeral was initially […]

Akufo-Addo Reelected Ghana’s President

By Seun Adeuyi The Ghanaian electoral commission has declared incumbent President Nana Akufo-Addo the winner of the country’s presidential election. Akufo-Addo, 76 from the center-right New Patriotic Party (NPP) defeated his closest challenger and predecessor John Dramani Mahama of the center-left National Democratic Congress (NDC) by polling 6,730,413 votes (51.59%). In accordance with the Ghanaian […]

#GhanaElections: President Akufo-Addo Wins Second Term In Office

By Onwuka Gerald Ghana’s President, Nana Akufo-Addo has won a second term in office following a tight contested presidential election against National Democratic Congress (NDC) John Mahama. The country’s electoral commission gave the announcement on Wednesday. The commission’s chairperson, Jean Adukwei Mensa confirmed that Akufo-Addo, candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) garnered total of […]

Ghana: Mahama Claims Victory As Akufor-Addo Leads with 52.72% Of Votes Cast

By Seun Adeuyi The two leading candidates in Ghana’s presidential election Nana Akufo-Addo and John Mahama are laying claims to victory even as the Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) held a slight lead with 52.72 per cent of the votes from 88 per cent of polling stations. But despite promises of a speedy […]

Ghana To Reopen Air Borders For International Travel By September 1

West African country Ghana has said it will reopen air borders to international travel on September 1. President Nana Akufo-Addo passed this information in a speech to the nation on Sunday. This is coming after international travel had been closed in the country since March, as part of measures to limit the spread of the […]

$1m: Withdraw Fee On Nigerian Traders, Shehu Sani Asks Ghana

Ex-Lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has asked the Ghanaian government to withdraw the reported $1million fee it imposed on Nigerian traders in Ghana. The former Senator representing Kaduna Central in the 9th Assembly, was reacting to the alleged maltreatment of a Nigerian trader in Ghana. The ex-senator stated this via his verified Twitter handle, @ShehuSani, on Monday. […]