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Tuesday, October 4th, 2016


Vice President Amissah-Arthur, Alleges Electoral Fraud

Vice President, Kwesi Amissah-Arthur alleges that opponents of the ruling NDC are working to steal the elections in December. While it is a serious charge, it is hard to believe that Mr. Amissah-Arthur honestly thinks his government or the NDC could be outmaneuvered despite its front row seat. Is the vice president playing reverse psychology or truly, opposition parties pose a real threat to the NDC’s chances in December? Far cry or not, the allegation must be taken seriously because a rigged election is a direct threat to the tenetsRead More

Nana Akufo Addo Polls 58.3 Percent

Nana Akufo Addo polls 58.3 percent to President Mahama’s 40.1 percent in an open online poll sponsored by The remaining 1.6 percent voted–Other. The result represents the votes of 4,086 visitors. It is important to emphasize that the result is inconclusive since the poll remains open until October 10th. Like all electoral polls, our poll is a valuable indicator of general opinion and in many ways, a measure of how people are likely to vote on December 7th. Until the poll closes on 10th, we encourage all Ghanaians toRead More

NDC and NPP Must Discuss Their Plan for the Future

The 2016 general election has entered a critical stage as candidates file their nomination with the Electoral Commission. It is important for voters especially the youth to engage, to move the dialogue away from the general personality theme to substantive—bread and butter issues of job creation and economic policy. To do so, voters must learn about the plans of the two leading candidates to improve the weak economy of the last eight or four years. What plans have the candidates proposed, to address the widespread unemployment and high cost ofRead More