Osei Kofi Tutu I was one of the co-founders of the Empire of Ashanti, the other being Okomfo Anokye, his chief priest. The Ashanti were a powerful, warlike, and highly disciplined people of West Africa. Osei Tutu led an alliance of Ashanti states against the regional hegemon, the Denkyira, completely defeating them. Then, through force of arms and diplomacy, he induced the rulers of the other Ashanti city-states to declare allegiance ...

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Full TEXT: Akufo-Addo’s speech at the Post AGM Private Sector Forum

Source: Ghana | Date: 21-12-2016 Time: 05:12:10:pm The meeting was to lay bare his administration’s strategy for the private sector for the next four years and the president-elect did not disappoint as he rallied support of the private sector for government’s activities. SPEECH BY NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, PRESIDENT-ELECT OF THE REPUBLIC, AT THE POST-AGM PRIVATE SECTOR FORUM OF ...

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Nana Addo wins: Captures presidency in historic victory

The Electoral Commission (EC), has declared the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Presidential Candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo, the winner of the 2016 elections. The NPP Flagbearer finally secured the presidency after a third time, beating the incumbent, President John Mahama with 53.85 percent of valid votes cast. Nana Akufo-Addo rode on the back of the valid votes cast to become Ghana’s fifth president ...

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Even if we give all outstanding results to NDC, we will still win – Mac Manu

Manager of New Patriotic Party’s 2016 Campaign Peter Mac Manu has stated with confidence that his party’s flagbearer, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has won the December 7 elections. According to him, if the remaining results at the National Collation Center are anything to go by, then the Nana Akufo-Addo will soon be declared the president-elect. The Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) ...

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IGP visits Mahama

The Inspector General of Police, John Kudalor, has visited President John Dramani Mahama at his Cantonments residence in Accra, has gathered. The reasons for his visit to the president on the evening of December 9 is, however, unknown. This comes at a time the entire country is waiting for the chair of the Electoral Commission (EC), Charlotte Osei, to ...

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Declare results – Nduom charges EC

One of the seven presidential candidates that contested the December 7 election wants the Electoral Commission (EC) to hasten with the declaration of final results. Papa Kwesi Nduom, who contested on the ticket of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), says the tension that is building in the country due to the EC’s decision to hold on to the final results ...

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Chief Imam calls for calm ahead of EC declaration

Chief Imam Dr Sheikh Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu has asked Ghanaians to patiently wait for the Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC) for official results of the 2016 elections. He said the claims and counter-claims of victory by the two major political parties must stop. Speaking to TV3 through an interpreter on Friday, Sheikh Shaributu said the only body the constitution has mandated ...

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Losers must quickly concede defeat – Kofi Annan

Former UN Secretary General, Kofi Annan, has urged losers in Ghana’s elections to quickly concede defeat in order to reduce tension in the West African country. Mr. Annan in a post on his facebook page commended the Electoral Commission for conducting a “smooth election worthy of democratic tradition”. He however called on candidates and party supporters to remain calm until ...

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Defeated Minister cries of over voting

The defeated parliamentary candidate for Obuasi West constituency Alexander John Ackon is complaining that there have been incidents of over voting in the constituency. The Ashanti regional Minister was defeated by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) incumbent Member of Parliament (MP) Kwaku Agyeman Kwarteng. He bemoaned attempts by the leadership of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the region ...

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Akufo-Addo wins Jaman North

Presidential Candidate of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has emerged winner of the polls in the Jaman North Constituency of the Brong Ahafo Region. The elections in that constituency were postponed by 24 hours after political party agents – the National Democratic Congress’ in particular – raised concerns with the voter register. An emergency meeting between ...

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