28
NOV
2014

GHANA NEWS BRIEF – 28 November 2014

NDC reschedules date for National Congress… The anticipated congress of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC), is likely to be postponed from the earlier proposed date of 13 December, to 20 December.  The party has successfully elected its regional officers. The...
17
NOV
2014

GHANA NEWS BRIEF

The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) is finally poised for a new national congress date after the minor setback of a court case brought against the party was settled out of court. This edges them closer to a final date to elect national officers for a four year term,...
13
NOV
2014

Nigeria’s Democracy Developing not Deteriorating

The formal re-election announcement by President Goodluck Jonathan on 11 November 2014, served as a stark reminder that Africa’s biggest economy is now gripped by election fever. In what has already been a campaign fraught with defections and other political stunts, the universal...
03
NOV
2014

GHANA NEWS BRIEF

Veteran politician, Nana Akufo-Addo has been selected by the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the third time as its presidential candidate. On 18 October 2014, the NPP held its long awaited congress to decide on its flagbearer choice for the 2016 presidential election....