Latest articles on Ghana Elections

The hidden costs of social media use in elections: A Ghana case study

Efforts to mitigate the double edged nature of social media in politics must take into account local information environments

Even with a slow start Ghana’s president Akufo-Addo is fulfilling election promises

People celebrated in Ghana when opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo became president as he promised to improve education and stamp out corruption.

As Kenya’s votes, its youth are more than just a cliché

It can seem like a cliché when people talk about the power of the youth demographic bulge across Africa.

Ghana opposition boycotts President Mahama’s inauguration

Ghana's opposition boycotted the inauguration of President Dramani Mahama, ignoring his appeals to end a dispute over last month's election in Ghana.

Ghana’s opposition leader takes second shot at top job

Politician Nana Akufo-Addo is again running for president of Ghana - a job that narrowly eluded him four years ago.

President’s death raises questions about Ghana poll

The death of Ghana's President John Evans Atta Mills left the nation in shock. Mills was months away from completing his first term in office.

Battle royal reaches boiling point in Ghana

As kings feud, ordinary people bear the brunt of Ghana's power vacuum, writes Afua Hirsch.

Colourful, muddy carnivals cap Ghana vote campaign

Thousands of Ghanaians on Friday held colourful rallies amid heavy downpours as political parties wrapped up their campaigns ahead of Sunday's vote.

Ghana gears up for elections

Ghana will look to enhance its reputation as a beacon for democracy at elections on Sunday for a leader who will soon be tapping into new oil wealth.

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Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

Press Releases

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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