Ghana General Elections 2016

NDC's Sam George wins Ningo Prampram seat

NDC's Sam George wins Ningo Prampram seat

NDC's Sam George wins Ningo Prampram seat
Electoral Commission speaks on missing names on voter registry

Electoral Commission speaks on missing names on voter registry

The Ghana Electoral Commission has issued a statement saying that those who find that their names are missing from the voter register are persons who used their

Electoral Commission speaks on missing names on voter registry
Voting begins, resident expresses concern over ballot box positions

Voting begins, resident expresses concern over ballot box positions

Voting begins in the La Dadekotopon constituency without a hitch, although some residents expressed concerns over the ballot box positions.

Voting begins, resident expresses concern over ballot box positions
Voting accident: A man casts his vote but something goes wrong at Dome Kwabenya constituency

Voting accident: A man casts his vote but something goes wrong at Dome Kwabenya constituency

At the St.Elizabeth School polling station at Dome Kwabenya constituency, a voter returns to check if indeed his ballot paper was stamped after casting his vote

Voting accident: A man casts his vote but something goes wrong at Dome Kwabenya constituency
It's judgement day in Ghana! Polls officially open across country

It's judgement day in Ghana! Polls officially open across country

The Electoral Commission has assured Ghanaians of a well-prepared elections as Charlotte Osei says vote counting will be live across all media channels.

It's judgement day in Ghana! Polls officially open across country
15 million Ghanaians to decide who becomes Ghana’s next president today

15 million Ghanaians to decide who becomes Ghana’s next president today

The die has finally been cast. Seven potential presidents sit on tenterhooks, and yet, undercutting each other in anyway possible to pick the only slot to the F

15 million Ghanaians to decide who becomes Ghana’s next president today
No motorcylces at or near various polling stations - Electoral Commission

No motorcylces at or near various polling stations - Electoral Commission

Ghana Electoral Commission bans the use of motorcycles, and the sale of alcohol near polling stations on election day.

No motorcylces at or near various polling stations - Electoral Commission
Race to the Flagstaff House: who wins the battle of mega rallies?

Race to the Flagstaff House: who wins the battle of mega rallies?

Wednesday's polls will NOT be a matter of who held the largest rally. It will strictly be about the state of the Ghanaian economy and whether voters want change

Race to the Flagstaff House: who wins the battle of mega rallies?
Journalist, Security Personnel, EC Officials continue voting today

Journalist, Security Personnel, EC Officials continue voting today

The Electoral Commission will later today mop up over 30,000 special voters in a second round of early voting after a chaotic first.

Journalist, Security Personnel, EC Officials continue voting today
Presidential candidates, EC Chairperson, National Peace Council, and National House of Chiefs President convene in the name of peaceful elections

Presidential candidates, EC Chairperson, National Peace Council, and National House of Chiefs President convene in the name of peaceful elections

Chairman of National Peace Council and President of National House of Chiefs speak address EC Chairperson and presidential candidates

Presidential candidates, EC Chairperson, National Peace Council, and National House of Chiefs President convene in the name of peaceful elections
Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana

Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana

"So they have disenfranchised me. I can't exercise my franchise on December 7 which is bad" an unhappy EC official cried out.

Confusion rocks Special Voting in Ghana
NPP invokes curses on unfaithful members

NPP invokes curses on unfaithful members

These women were seen calling the wrath of some river deities on any NPP member conspiring to compromise the credibility of the 2016 general elections.

NPP invokes curses on unfaithful members
FACT-CHECKER: Jacob Osei Yeboah claims every nations economy is based on it's natural resources

FACT-CHECKER: Jacob Osei Yeboah claims every nations economy is based on it's natural resources

Independant cadidate, Jacob Osei Yeboah, claims every nations economy is based on it's natural resources

FACT-CHECKER: Jacob Osei Yeboah claims every nations economy is based on it's natural resources
FACT-CHECKER: President Mahama claims globally residential properties pay more power tariffs than commercial enterprises

FACT-CHECKER: President Mahama claims globally residential properties pay more power tariffs than commercial enterprises

President Mahama claims globally residential properties pay more power tariffs than commercial enterprises

FACT-CHECKER: President Mahama claims globally residential properties pay more power tariffs than commercial enterprises
All but NPP to participate in NCCE presidential debate

All but NPP to participate in NCCE presidential debate

National Commission on Civic Education (NCCE) will be holding its maiden 2016 presidential debate for candidates contesting the general elections.

All but NPP to participate in NCCE presidential debate
Voter Maturity - What will Ghanaians vote for this coming elections?

Voter Maturity - What will Ghanaians vote for this coming elections?

Every four years, Ghanaian citizens take to the ballot box to cast a vote, allowing each and every citizen the opportunity to choose a president who they believ

Voter Maturity - What will Ghanaians vote for this coming elections?
Don’t get drunk on election day - Security Personnel warned

Don’t get drunk on election day - Security Personnel warned

The National Elections Security Task Force has cautioned security personnel who will be deployed on December 7, 2016 not to take part in election administration

Don’t get drunk on election day - Security Personnel warned
Security analyst to report Ghana to ICC over possible election violence

Security analyst to report Ghana to ICC over possible election violence

Dr Aning fears that the lead up to the December elections has been marred by bouts of violence and political tensions threatening the stability of Ghana

Security analyst to report Ghana to ICC over possible election violence
Americans in Ghana warned of possible violence

Americans in Ghana warned of possible violence

The United States Embassy in Ghana has asked its citizens in Ghana to be alert and careful of any possible violence ahead of the Presidential elections

Americans in Ghana warned of possible violence
US issues security alert to citizens ahead of Ghana's elections

US issues security alert to citizens ahead of Ghana's elections

The Embassy has further identified the following locations in Accra as key areas where people converge to hold spontaneous political rallies and demonstrations

US issues security alert to citizens ahead of Ghana's elections
Ivory coast rebels threaten Ghana's elections at Bole

Ivory coast rebels threaten Ghana's elections at Bole

This shocking development follows reports by Kasapa FM claiming that some Ivorian rebels have taken over two Ghanaian mining communities of Kui and Dollar.

Ivory coast rebels threaten Ghana's elections at Bole
10 lovely photos that prove Ghana is ready for the general elections

10 lovely photos that prove Ghana is ready for the general elections

These eye watering photos from the European Press Association (EPA) best capture how prepared Ghanaians are ahead of the December 7 presidential election

10 lovely photos that prove Ghana is ready for the general elections
PPP's presidential nomination troubles still not over

PPP's presidential nomination troubles still not over

Electoral Commission, after the supreme court ruling, finds more discrepancies in the presidential nomination forms of Progressive People's Party (PPP) Flag-bea

PPP's presidential nomination troubles still not over