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Ghana election update: Mahama party decry process, will contest result

Ghana’s main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress, whose candidate came in second in a tightly contested presidential election, has said it will contest the results announced by the electoral commission late Wednesday.President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was declared...

Ghana’s Mahama denies conceding to Akufo-Addo

John Mahama, the main opposition presidential candidate in Ghana’s elections has denied reports that he conceded after a letter circulated falsely claiming that he had done so.Mr Mahama’s National Democratic Congress has said the letter - which bears the...

Tension as Ghana electoral body prepare to announce official result

As Ghana Electoral Commission prepare to declare results of last Monday's Presidential and parliamentary elections, news reaching us indicates that there are dissatisfaction on the part of leading opposition party over certain actions of government officials particularly the military,...

Jerry Rawlings: Ghana’s uncompromising leader dies at 73

Former Ghanaian revolutionary leader, military officer and politician, Jerry John Rawlings, who led Ghana from 1981 to 2001, has died Thursday,12th November, 2020, at the age of 73.Jerry Rawlings was a hulking figure who towered over Ghana for two...

Over 2000 Ghana health workers infected with Covid-19

Over 2 000 health workers in Ghana have contracted coronavirus and six has died, since the outbreak of the pandemic in the West African nation, authorities have said."The total number of health workers infected is 2 065," Patrick Kumah-Aboagye,...

Ghana’s Mahama picks first female running mate for major party

Former Ghana President John Mahama said on Monday that he had chosen Jane Naana Opoku-Agyeman as his running mate for this year’s election, making her the first woman on a major Ghanaian party’s presidential ticket.The Dec. 7 poll will...

Ghana president in isolation after Covid-19 positive test in close circle

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo will self-isolate for 14 days on the advice of doctors after a person in his close circle tested positive for coronavirus, the government said in a statement late on Saturday.“He has, as at today, tested...

Ghana to rebuild demolished building in Nigerian embassy

Ghana's minister for foreign affairs has said the country will reconstruct a building demolished inside the Nigerian High Commission compound in Accra.Armed men reportedly stormed the compound last week and destroyed buildings under construction. Two people have been arrested...

Ghana’s health minister tests positive for Covid-19

Ghana’s health minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu has tested positive to coronavirus and is in a stable condition, the President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Sunday.Sources said theat the 64 years old minister was admitted to the University of Ghana Medical...

Ghana to introduce measures to reduce MTN’s dominance

Ghana will implement a set of policies to reduce the dominance of MTN in the country’s telecommunications market, the government has said in a statement.“The National Communications Authority (NCA) will in the coming days begin the implementation of specific...
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