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Ghanaians demand Right to Information bill

Ghanaians will take to the streets of Accra on 27 January to protest against delays by parliament in approving a right to information (RTI) bill. The demonstration is being organised by the RTI Coa...
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Ghana’s census postponed

The 2010 population and housing census will not be held in March as originally planned although it will still take place this year. No alternative date has been given, but the government has ruled out...
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Obama to visit Ghana in July.

United States president Barack Obama will be in Ghana from 10-11 July on his first official visit to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office in January. The trip is expected to highlight
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President Atta-Mills new cabinet.

President John Atta-Mills of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has completed his cabinet line-up just over three weeks after being sworn into office. The new government consists of 23 ministers a...
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Kufuor retirement package sparks outrage.

There is public outrage in Ghana over the generous retirement package for ex president John Kufuor and other former heads of state, which was approved on 6 January, the day before Kufuor stepped down...
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New president sworn in.

John Atta Mills of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been sworn in as president of Ghana after narrowly winning run-off elections on 28 December. He replaces John Kufuor of the New Patriotic...
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Atta Mills declared Ghana’s new president.

John Atta Mills of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has formally been declared the winner of the Ghana presidential elections. In a close run-off for the presidency Mills won by 50.23...
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Ghana's presidential vote too close to call.

With the results of the run-off presidential election in Ghana too close to call, the country
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Ghana presidential elections go to run-off.

The next president of Ghana will be decided in a run-off vote after the first round of polling on 7 December failed to result in a clear winner. The run-off has been scheduled for 28 December and the...
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Ghana awaits election results.

Ballots are still being counted in Ghana following peaceful and orderly general elections on 7 December. In the presidential elections official results are not expected until 10 December, but analys...
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Ghana gears up for elections.

Election observers from the Commonwealth secretariat in London have arrived in Ghana to monitor the presidential and parliamentary elections on 7 December. The team will be joined by representatives o...
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New presidential palace inaugurated.

A new presidential palace has been officially inaugurated in the capital Accra less than a month before general elections on 7 December. The structure, known as Golden Jubilee House, is located north...
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Ghana presidential candidates.

Eight candidates will contest the presidential elections in Ghana on 7 December. The frontrunners are former attorney general, minister of justice and minister of foreign affairs Nana Addo Dankwa Akuf...
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Ghana elections.

On 7 December Ghanaians will go to the polls to elect their next president and parliament. The presidential candidates for the main political parties are already campaigning across the country as th...
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African good governance: Good governance in Ghana.

Ghana has come eighth in a new index measuring the quality of governance in the 48 sub-Saharan African countries, behind Mauritius, Seychelles, Botswana, Cape Verde, South Africa, Gabon and Namibia. T...
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Ghana leadership race begins.

The race is on to succeed incumbent president John Kufuor when he steps down at the end of next year after two terms in office. Aspiring candidates for the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) have until...

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